What’s Coming For U.S. – China Relations in 2019...

and What Your Company Needs to Do About It

December 6, 2018         8 AM - 12:00 PM


The current U.S. – China trade conflict will continue through 2019 setting up a “new normal” by 2020 in the way the two countries conduct business with each other.

Join us for this important seminar as we examine key issues facing Illinois companies over the next 12 months as they navigate through the conflict’s fallout and prepare for the changes coming in 2020.

After lunch, you are invited to stay for an optional open forum to discuss any topic on U.S. - China business relations that may affect your organization.

Topics Include:

  • Why there is a U.S. – China conflict and why it will continue
  • Key business issues facing Illinois manufacturing companies
  • Tailoring a business plan to address the immediate challenges of 2019 and prepare for 2020’s “new normal”

DECEMBER 6, 2018       8 am - 12:00 pm       $300 (Lunch will be provided)


About the Presenter:

Michael Sacharski, Founder and Managing Director, Pacific Enterprise Capital International Mr. Sacharski’s career spans 30 years of living and working in China. He has work experiences across China’s development trajectory; from post-Cultural Revolution devastation to today’s global giant conducting sophisticated transactions around the world.

In 1984, Mr. Sacharski founded Multicom, Inc. to provide market entry services to American companies exporting to China. Later, he became Asia – Pacific director for Comstream Corporation (U.S.), a manufacturer of innovative satellite‐based communication systems. Mr. Sacharski subsequently became China chief representative for U.S. telecom giant GTE (now Verizon). He returned to his entrepreneurial roots when he founded Pacific Enterprise Capital, a provider of business development services and funding for Chinese high‐tech start‐up companies. Pacific Enterprise Capital was later reorganized as Pacific Enterprise Capital International to serve clients in Asia and the U.S.

Mr. Sacharski has also conducted business in Japan, the Republic of Korea, Southeast Asia, India and Pakistan. He has been a public speaker in Asia and the U.S. on topics ranging from challenging business issues to new technology applications. He is a founding board member of the United States Technology Office (USITO) in Beijing and frequently advises U.S. business leaders and government officials on China.

He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees respectively in political science (international relations) and international and comparative education from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.