Myrtle Beach mayor travels to China to participate in forum
06/23/2014 5:28 PM
06/23/2014 5:30 PM
Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes will return on Wednesday from his second trip to China this year.
Rhodes traveled to Shanghai as a speaker at the third annual conference of World Cultural Forum in Shanghai. He said he was invited to speak about public diplomacy and developing Chinese and foreign relations, and that the conference sponsor picked up the cost of the trip.
Other invited guests include former French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin and CNN’s Fareed Zakaria.
In March, Rhodes went with Bill Golden, president of Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday, to the Iagto Golf Tourism Convention to meet with golf travel agents and learn what Myrtle Beach can do to become more marketable to the Chinese golfer.
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