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WMC 2019 to kick off in Hefei on Sept. 20

Upon  the approval of the State Council, the World Manufacturing Convention  (WMC)  2019 will be held in Hefei from  September 20 to 23.

Updated:Sep 06,2019 14:59 PM AHFAO


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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.