China Center New York Unveils Future Club Name, Hosts First High-Profile Event Ahead of Formal Opening in 2018

December 05, 2016

NEW YORK, N.Y., December 6, 2016 – China Center New York, a subsidiary of Vantone Holdings today announces the name of its future private business club, the China-US SkyClub. The more than 33,000-square-foot club will be located on the 89th floor of One World Trade Center in New York City and is expected to formally open in spring of 2018. Serving as a platform for developing Sino-U.S. synergy, the China-US SkyClub will provide a premier, private venue for business leaders from the U.S., China and around the world to strengthen trade relations and spark growth opportunities.

In celebration of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations’ 50th anniversary, the China-US SkyClub hosted its first event ahead of its formal opening, the National Committee’s Leaders Speak: Secretaries of State program. The event featured former Secretaries of States Madeleine K. Albright and Dr. Henry A. Kissinger in conversation with National Committee President Stephen Orlins, reflecting on Sino-U.S. relations and offering their views on the future of the relationship.

“We are proud to announce the China-US SkyClub name, and our mission is to provide the venue to facilitate decision makers of both sides to achieve win-win results with the atmosphere of mutual understanding, respect and communication at the club” said Charlie Jiang, CEO of Vantone Holdings Co., Ltd. and Chairman of China Center New York. “Over the past 50 years, the National Committee has accomplished outstanding transformational work thanks to former U.S. Secretaries of State Dr. Kissinger and Madame Albright, and President Orlins. The China-US SkyClub is honored to serve as a private business platform for dialogues among these great leaders.”

ClubCorp, the world leader in private clubs, is selected as the manager of the SkyClub. To ensure the excellent service and experience for members and their guests, management of SkyClub will be led by ClubCorp with cultural and business cooperation provided by China World Trade Center which is recognized as the largest up-market commercial mixed-use developments in Beijing with many major customers from Fortune 500.

The China-US SkyClub is located on the 89th floor of One World Trade Center, New York City’s iconic landmark and the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. The SkyClub has unparalleled views of Manhattan, New Jersey, Brooklyn and the Statue of Liberty. The SkyClub will serve as a confluence for Sino-U.S. relations in the cultural and financial capital of the world and an amazing benefit to members who visit New York, with exceptional experiences and opportunities.

“As the U.S. and world’s highest located club with incomparable spectacular views and together with this vision, we are confident that we will attract investors, business leaders and decision makers as members. I expect that we will all share the same broad and long-term vision to promote U.S. and China synergy, which will lead to greater business cooperation and collaboration in the future.” Charlie Jiang said.