湖北，十堰 - 金秋九月，武当太极湖烟波浩渺、波光潋滟，别有一番山水风韵。近日，如此胜景喜迎美国前商务部部长、克林顿总统国际贸易政策首席顾问迈克肯特一行不远万里，前来观光考察。 在太极湖集团董事长杨青山的陪同下，迈克肯特与美国亚洲协会理事、南加州中心主席托马斯麦克雷，美国传实资本董事长陈仲华以及融源资本执行董事曲宏明等嘉宾参观了武当太极湖玄岳门码头游客接待中心，在宽敞整洁的大厅里认真仔细的听取了工作人员的介绍。 此后，他们乘坐太极湖豪华游艇，漫游武当太极湖。在游艇上，肯特等人拿着精美的武当太极湖画册爱不释手认真阅读，并与董事长杨青山进行了亲切交流。他称武当太极湖堪称“中国的日内瓦湖”，并就武当太极湖的生态环保等问题与杨青山进行了交流。伴随着游艇驶向湖泊深处，两岸青山尽收眼底，湖中绿岛别有特色，远道而来的游客们凭栏远眺，目不暇接。 迈克•肯特对武当太极湖的发展十分关心。此前，作为美国经贸文化代表团成员之一的他在北京见证了武当山太极湖携手好莱坞国际顶级制作团队共同打造的《太极传奇》——武当太极文化旅游产业集聚区的签约仪式。
Michael Kantor having meeting with Zhou Ji
Zhou Ji, Secretary of Shiyan City, met with Mr. Kantor at the Wudang Mountains Hotel. Other guests also attended the meeting, including Thomas McLain, Jack Chen, Zhang Huili, Deputy Mayor of Shiyan City, Li Faping, Secretary of Wudang Special Region, and Mr. Yang Qingshan, Chairman of Taichi Lake Group.
In December 2011, Taichi Lake Group, in partnership with LA-based Ikonic Entertainment Group, formally launched the “Taichi Legend” Wudang Taichi Cultural Tourism Zone. At the signing ceremony in Beijing, Secretary Zhou Ji and Mr. Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor of 洛杉矶, also signed a cooperation memorandum on cultural exchanges between the two cities. As a member of Mayor Villaraigosa’s official delegation, Mr. Kantor witnessed the signing ceremony.
Mickey Kantor speaking at the meeting
Mr. Kantor has been very supportive of the development of Shiyan City and Wudang Mountains. He believed that the Wudang Taichi cultural tourism zone would be very exciting and a promising and innovative development model. He believed that this project would be a great showcase platform for US-China economic and cultural cooperation.
Tai Chi Live Show Theatre
Mr. Zhou said that the “Taichi Legend” Wudang cultural tourism zone would be a mixture of the Wudang Mountains’ cultural resources and Taichi Lake’s industrial development and would be an opportunity to mix traditional Eastern culture with Hollywood modern production. Mr. Zhou hoped that more visitors from the US would come to Shiyan City and the Wudang Mountains to explore tourism and other collaboration opportunities.
About Transworld Capital Group
Transworld Capital Group is a financial advisory and investment firm specializing in cross border transactions between the Western World and Greater China. The company advises both on M&A and capital-raising transactions as well as partnerships to help businesses access the China market. More information can be found at www.transworldgroups.com.
About Ikonic Entertainment Group
Ikonic is a new company formed in 洛杉矶 to provide the very best total project turnkey services to the entertainment real estate business in China. The company is the brainchild of Tony Christopher, the Founder & CEO of the Landmark Entertainment Group and Jack Chen, a Chinese American businessman and Founder & CEO of Transworld Capital Group (TCG) a financial advisory and investment firm specializing in cross-border business development and transaction management in China. Together the new company has the ability to design, build, finance, manage and turn over development of entertainment real-estate projects targeting China, the number one country in the world today in new land development.
Through its association with Landmark, Ikonic utilizes the very top talent in the world today. Considered the third best theme park design company after Disney and Universal, Landmark has a proven track record of award winning projects with Universal as its main client and projects such as the Spiderman Dark Ride, T2/3D, a live action 4D theater, Star Trek, an amazing simulator attraction, and Jurassic park to name a few of its best completed projects. Additionally, Ikonic has worked with and can bring in organizations such as Six Flags, Busch Gardens and Management Resources, each of which can provide high level operation services.