Upon the approval of the State Council, the World Manufacturing Convention (WMC) 2019 will be held in Hefei from September 20 to 23.
It is learned the WMC 2019 has arranged 28 activities on the agenda.
The WMC 2019 will be staged in Hefei, capital of Anhui Province, from September 20 to 23.
With four sections for major activities, summit and high-level meetings, business twinning and networking for 600 projects, and parallel forums, the WMC 2019 will arrange a total of 28 activities.
It is also learned that the WMC 2019 has set up convention awards, the very first time in the history of the event. National authoritative institutions have been invited to evaluate the entries and present Innovative Product Gold Award of the Convention and SME Growing Star Award.
At the same time, the number of projects for business twinning and networking has been enlarged from 500 last year to 600 this year. The twinning and networking work with Hong Kong and Macao enterprises will be emphasized for further broadening the channels of cooperation for better results.
In addition, the convention has entrusted national industry associations, well-known enterprises, and prestigious universities to organize 13 forums on such fields as artificial intelligence, intelligent manufacturing, and intellectual property protection, at which, the latest concepts of manufacturing development will be explored, future orientation of industrial innovation will be discussed, and prospects of the industrial revolution will be broadly depicted.
More than 4,000 guests are expected to attend the event.
As of now, nearly 2,000 foreign guests from 50-odd countries and regions have confirmed their participation. It is expected that more than 4,000 VIP guests will come and attend the event this year. The scale of and participants in the WMC 2019 will surely exceed those of the previous one.
This year, the convention has designated a guest country of honor and three guest provinces of honor for the first time.
As the confirmed guest country of honor, the United Kingdom has decided to set up a national pavilion, send high-level delegations to the event and host a range of cooperation and exchange activities.
The organizer has invited Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang to be guest provinces (metropolis) of honor. A special exhibition sector will be arranged for the integrated YRD development, displaying the latest outcomes and achievements in the YRD manufacturing industry in the new era.
It is introduced the exhibition area exceeds 60,000 square meters.
The exhibition will focus on new products, new technologies, and new business modes, highlight the theme of “worldwide manufacturing industry”, and fully display such elements as “the integration of the Yangtze River Delta”, “the rise of the central region of China” and “Anhui characteristics”. The exhibition will have the most advanced technologies, the latest achievements in the global manufacturing industry, featured Anhui products, and achievements in the development of Anhui’s manufacturing industry.
The exhibition venue is Hefei Binhu International Convention and Exhibition Center that covers an area of more than 60,000 square meters. The venue is divided into 10 sectors. Besides a comprehensive preface hall, the rest are respectively for international manufacturing, the YRD integration, intelligent manufacturing, high-end manufacturing, service-oriented manufacturing, green manufacturing, digital economy, commodity trading, and outdoor experience of driverless cars. Nearly 600 famous domestic and international manufacturing enterprises have been invited to the exhibition.