September 1, 2010
California governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger went on a trade mission to three Asian countries, Korea, China, and Japan, during which he stopped at the Shanghai World Expo where he promoted California's bid for the 2020 World Expo.
September 8, 2014
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group kicked off its 10-day international roadshow to pitch investors prior to its expected record-breaking initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange. Alibaba's founder and executive chairman Jack Ma reportedly met with several hundred investors at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, the roadshow's first stop before the company continues the tour in the US, Europe and Asia, including cities like Boston, Los Angeles, Singapore and London.
October 11, 2017
The Alibaba Damo Academy will conduct research in over seven labs across the world, including two in the United States: one in San Mateo and one in Bellevue.