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The 2nd World Xi'an Entrepreneurs Convention to kick off


Updated: 2018-06-29

The 2nd World Xi'an Entrepreneurs Convention to kick off

The Xi'an Municipal People's Government reveals details about the Second World Xi'an Entrepreneurs Convention at a press conference on June 25. [Photo/cnwest.com]

The Second World Xi'an Entrepreneurs Convention will be held in Xi'an, Shaanxi province from June 29 to July 1, the Xi'an municipal government announced at a press conference on June 25.

The convention, with the theme of "Belt and Road: New Era, New Xi'an, New Xi'an Businessmen", will include 14 meetings and panels and will have several additional themed activities compared to last year's event. The goal is to build an economic communication platform for Xi'an businessmen.

Apart from having several prominent Xi'an businessmen walk the red carpet for the first time, the opening ceremony will feature multiple speeches from famous entrepreneurs, scholars and other influential guests.

The three-day event will include a series of themed activities and panels designed to facilitate investment. A portion of the activities will focus on Xi'an businessmen and will aim to integrate information pertaining to the participating businessmen. Xi'an's districts and counties plan to hold symposiums, conferences and promotional meetings and will invite businessmen to inspect the site in order to boost cooperation and investment.

The panel titled "Major Economic Figures Talk with Xi'an" is a move by the city to promote communication and collaboration between new-economy companies and Xi'an, advance the growth of local new-economy companies, and transform Xi'an into a city of new economy and new retail.

Some big names have confirmed their presence at the panel, including Qihoo 360 Technology Co chairman Zhou Hongyi, BYD chairman and president Wang Chuanfu, Transfar Group chairman Xu Guanju, Alibaba Group vice president Wen Jia, and Zou Xiaowu, CEO of China's leading mobile marketing platform - Yeahmobi.

In addition, the event has invited Xi'an-born political, business, academic and cultural representatives from home and abroad, entrepreneurs from alumni associations of Xi'an universities, those who were born, grew up or were educated in Xi'an and invested in Xi'an, and representatives of Fortune Global 500 companies, State-owned and private enterprises, and domestic and overseas business associations. The convention has attracted attention from representatives of sister cities and embassies of foreign countries (along the Belt and Road) in China.

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