Photos: USA Pavilion Groundbreaking Ceremony
The USA Pavilion Groundbreaking Ceremony for the World Expo Shanghai 2010 took place July 17. The May 1 Pavilion opening next year will be a proud moment for everyone involved in this unique USA Pavilion effort -- a true public-private partnership.
From Left: U.S. Consul General Beatrice Camp, U.S. Pavilion Commissioner General Jose H. Villarreal, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, Shanghai Executive Vice Mayor Yang Xiong, Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Ma Xiuhong and Shanghai Expo Bureau Director General Hong Hao break ground for the USA Pavilion for the 2010 Shanghai Expo.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke speaking at the groundbreaking of the USA Pavilion for the 2010 Shanghai Expo.
Members of the U.S.A. Pavilion Team at the groundbreaking ceremony, from left, Dan Whitaker, Kevin McGovern, Linn Tian, U.S. Commissioner General Jose H. Villarreal, Ellen Eliasoph, Felix Wong, Consul General Beatrice Camp and Frank Lavin.