Nanning to host overseas Chinese entrepreneurs conference
Officials announce at a press conference held on Oct 13 that the second Overseas Chinese Entrepreneurs and Leaders Exchange and Cooperation Conference will be held in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region from Oct 20 to 22. [Photo by Lin Hao/chinanews.com]
The second Overseas Chinese Entrepreneurs and Leaders Exchange and Cooperation Conference is set to be held in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region from Oct 20 to 22, Xiong Chunhan, deputy director of the United Front Work Department of the CPC Guangxi Committee, announced during a press conference held on Oct 13.
Jointly held by the Zhigong Party Central Committee, the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, and the People's Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, this year's event will set up its main venue in Nanning, sub venues in 12 cities outside of Guangxi like Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Nanjing, as well as 26 video conferences in 14 Guangxi cities.
At present, more than 3,000 overseas entrepreneurs and leaders have confirmed their attendance to the forum, carrying out communications in new business opportunities through both online and offline measures.
Deng Guozhong, the spokesman of the United Front Work Department of the CPC Guangxi Committee, noted that more than 7 million overseas Chinese from Guangxi are now in countries and regions alongside the Belt and Road, especially in ASEAN countries, playing an important role in the construction of the B&R and in Guangxi's economy as they have rich resources in economy, intelligence, and interpersonal networks.
Series activities like themed conferences, investment promotion fairs, online negotiations, and on-site tours will be organized during the event to better help overseas entrepreneurs and leaders learn more about the business opportunities in Guangxi.
"We hope overseas entrepreneurs and leaders can carry out deep cooperation with Guangxi in areas spanning the new generation of information technology, high-end equipment manufacturing, new energy vehicles, biomedicine, energy-saving environmental protection, big data and health, as well as cultural tourism," added Xiong.