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Robert Goodman integral to APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) Conference

On Jun 1st, a SATDA delegation composed of SATDA's Chairman and Vice-Chairman, Mr. Robert Goodman and Mr. Yan Bing, and the Former Governor of California, Mr. Gray Davis who, also, was joined by his wife and his assistant flew to the city of Qingdao in the Shandong Province of China to attend the 3rd Annual APEC Medium and Small Enterprise Technology Conference and Fair. Qingdao is a beautiful Chinese city located alongside the sea. The Qingdao Director of Foreign Trade met the SATDA delegation at the airport and transported them by private limousine to the Shangri-La Hotel. That evening, the Mayor of Qingdao, Mr. Xia Geng, met with the SATDA delegation for a friendly discourse on the development and investment opportunities in the city of Qingdao. The Mayor also discussed, in brief, the goals for the upcoming APEC conference that ran from June 2nd-June 6th, 2004. The Mayor and our delegation all looked forward to and wished for a successful conference, then adjourned to an APEC dinner party.