2014 COTTON USA China Future Forum

Cotton Council International will sponsor the Cotton USA Future Forum in Shanghai, China at the Westin Bund Center Hotel on June 19, 2014. U.S. Exporters and their agents are invited to send, at their own expense, representatives of their firms to this conference

Following are the agenda and registration form. Registration forms should be returned to Ms. Erin McKenna at fax number 202-483-4040 or by email emckenna@cotton.org .

Also if an exporter/agent would like to stay at the hotel, we have a group rate reserved of RMB1400 net/night for King Room with one breakfast or RMB1651net/night for Twin Room with 2 breakfasts. They will need to indicate that they are with the “Cotton USA Future Forum.”  The event will be held at the Westin Bund Center, 88 Henan Central Road, Shanghai 200002, China. Reservations need to be made by May 30, 2014 in order to receive the group rate.

If you have any questions regarding the above, please contact Erin by telephone at (202) 745-7805.

061314-2014 COTTON USA China Future Forum – Registration Form

061314-2014 COTTON USA China Future Forum – Agenda

061314-2014 COTTON USA China Future Forum – Memo

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