THE 2017 Canton Entrepreneur Conference, co-organized by the People’s Government of Guangdong Province and the provincial political advisory body, will be held in Guangzhou on Sept. 19, according to a press briefing held by the organizing committee yesterday morning.
Zhong Xuanhui, deputy secretary general of the provincial government and member of the organizing committee, explained the general arrangement and preparatory work for the conference at the briefing.
The theme of this year’s conference is “Promote the Spirit of Canton Entrepreneurs, Lead the Development of Innovation.” Leaders of the provincial Party committee, the provincial government and the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce will attend the opening ceremony.
The one-day conference will witness the signing of major projects. The Canton Entrepreneur Summit, held in the afternoon, will discuss the revitalization of Guangdong’s real economy. In addition, activities will be held for promoting investment in the China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone, consisting of the Nansha Area of Guangzhou, Qianhai & Shekou Area of Shenzhen, and Hengqin Area of Zhuhai.
It has been reported that this year’s conference has received enthusiastic response from a wide variety of participants. According to preliminary statistics, more than 1,000 entrepreneurs from home and abroad have been invited to attend the conference, including well-known entrepreneurs from the older generation and many young entrepreneurs.
Outstanding entrepreneur representatives, such as Ma Huateng, founder and CEO of Tencent, Dong Mingzhu, chairwoman and CEO of Gree Electric Appliances Inc., Li Dongsheng, chairman and CEO of TCL Corp., and Wang Chuanfu, chairman of BYD, will be attending the conference.