Notice to the Press
Washington, DC
September 9, 2009

Event to be on September 10, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver remarks at a dinner hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in honor of His Excellency Wu Bangguo, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China.

Secretary Clinton will join speakers including Chairman Wu, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye, and U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue to address the U.S.-China bilateral relationship.

The event will be open to credentialed members of the media. To register, please e-mail Bobby Maldonado at or call 202-463-5682. Camera equipment must be placed in dining room between 5:00PM-5:30PM. Print journalists must arrive by 6:30PM.*

*Please note: A press pool will be able to cover the event in-person. A live feed will be provided to overflow press in a filing room equipped with wireless internet at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel
1330 Maryland Ave SW
Washington, D.C., 20024

Office of Press Relations
U.S. Department of State
(202) 647-2492

Bobby Maldonado, US Chamber of Commerce

PRN: 2009/890