[Ningbo] The 19th China Zhejiang Investment & Trade Symposium


CBBC is delighted to invite you to attend the 19th China Zhejiang Investment & Trade Symposium at LANDISON Plaza Hotel, Ningbo, Zhejiang Province on June 9th, 2017.

With “Innovation—future: New Opportunities for the development of Zhejiang” as its theme, the 19th China Zhejiang Investment & Trade Symposium will highlight the global macro market and the implementation of national strategies while taking into account the new development of Zhejiang’s economy. We will focus on topics such as the Zhoushan Free Trade Zone, Yiwu-Ningbo-Zhoushan Grand Open Channel, Smart Manufacturing, entrepreneurship and innovation, and invite senior managers of renowned multinational corporations, experts and scholars in the fields of technical innovation, capital innovation, as well as the innovation of business pattern. These delegates will explore Zhejiang’s potential with the global vision and raise the voice for Zhejiang. We will also release 2017 China Zhejiang Investment Report and important policies and major events in accordance with the supporting policies of No.5 document issued by the State Council. Besides, signing ceremonies of major projects, business exchanges and discussions, project promotions as well as webcasts and press conferences will also be held.


08:45-08:55 Signing ceremonies of major projects in Zhejiang
Main Summit
09:00-09:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks by the Governor of Zhejiang Province
09:30-09:45 Report Launch Session: 2017 Zhejiang Investment Report
Speaker: Wang Feng, Editor-in-Chief, FTChinese
09:45-09:55 Launch Ceremony of Zhejiang Silk Road Industrial Investment Fund
09:55-10:25 2017 Keynote Speech: The future of AI and Zhejiang manufacture
Speaker: Justine CASSELL, Chairperson of Global Agenda Council on Robotics and Smart Devices of WEF, Associate Dean of School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University
10:25-11:25 Zhejiang Dialogue: New Driving Forces of Zhejiang—Yiwu-Ningbo-Zhoushan Grand Open Chanel and China (Zhejiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone
Multinational corporations are facing new challenges in 2017, while developments and cooperation in Zhejiang and other coastal regions also provide new opportunities for them. After the “Two Sessions”, good news like ratifications of “Yiwu-Ningbo-Zhoushan Grand Open Chanel” and “the general plan of Zhejiang pilot free trade zone” inject fresh momentum to the regional development. How can foreign companies utilize these new policies to strengthen cooperation with local companies? While developing in China, how can they build new cooperation with the local government? How to strike a balance between Chinese and the global market in the new globalized world featuring anti-globalization? How to bring profits for multinational corporations under the Belt and Road Initiative? Brilliant ideas on these issues are expected in 2017 Zhejiang Dialogue.
  • Joern BEISSERT, Deputy Consul-General at Consulate-General of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Ben Bingham, Country Director, People’s Republic of China Resident Mission, Asian Development Bank
  • Wang Zhile, Research fellow of Chinese Academy of International Trade & Economic Cooperation of MOFCOM
  • Government officials of Zhejiang Province
11:25-12:25 Panel Discussion: Innovation & entrepreneurship, A Vigorous Zhejiang
Zhejiang has always been the weathercock of the commercial and economic innovation in China; e-commerce and technology innovation have drawn the world’s attention. Investment and trade in the future will target on the value of new technologies and new businesses. Wherever there is innovation, there will be the pursuit of profits. On this topic, we will invite innovative business pioneers, technology innovators and Zhejiang entrepreneurs to share their views and exchange their ideas on the development of the new economy and the upgrading of traditional industries in Zhejiang.
  • Justine CASSELL, Chairperson of Global Agenda Council on Robotics and Smart Devices of WEF, Associate Dean of School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University
  • Li Furan, General Manager of TATA China
  • Kirk Wilson, Executive Director, China Britain Business Council
  • Representatives of Zhejiang entrepreneurs
12:25-12:30 Closing Remarks
12:30-13:30 Lunch
14:00-16:00 The development and cooperation salon of small and medium foreign companies in China
In the internet era, the upsurge of internet users and data heralds the coming of digital marketing. In the world of big data, how can foreign companies keep abreast of changing markets and develop digital marketing strategies? How small and medium enterprises can market better with a limited budget? How do manufacture and traditional enterprises make breakthroughs in digital marketing? How can small and medium foreign enterprises better utilize local resources? What are the new policies in Zhejiang supporting their business marketing?
14:00-14:05 Remarks by Representative of AHK Greater China
14:05-14:35 Keynote speech I: How do German small and medium companies develop in China?
14:35-15:00 Keynote speech II: Introduction and policy interpretation of Zhejiang companies’ latest cooperation projects
15:00-16:00 Panel discussion: Digital marketing: How to help small companies improve marketing efficiency?
Sales Mission and Business Discussion
16:00-16:30 2017 key projects promotions in Zhejiang
16:30-17:00 Chinese and foreign companies/projects exchanges and discussions
To register for the event, please click HERE.
For more information about the event, please contact Rebecca WANG at the address above.

Event Details

Start date: 2017-06-09

Start time: 09:00

End time: 18:00

Venue: LANDISON Plaza Hotel

Directions: No.800 Haiyan(N) Road, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China 315040 中国浙江省宁波市海晏北路800号,邮编315040

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