This year’s Culture and Tourism Summit of Hangzhou & Meeting Industry Fair of the New Economic Destination took place in Hangzhou, China, From the 17th of September to the 18th - sponsored by Hangzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, TV and Tourism.
The top 10 scenes of Hangzhou digital economy tourism, announced in the opening ceremony of the summit, include: Alibaba Group (China) Co., Ltd., Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd., the Cloud Town & Hangzhou City Brain Co., Ltd., Xiaoshan Hipark, Turing Town, Alibaba Cloud Industrial Internet Co., Ltd., Inno & Entre Town, Zhejiang Dahua Zhilian Co., Ltd., Xiaoshan Robot Town and Wasu Digital TV Media Group.
As one of the nation's best tourist cities and a famous national historical and cultural city, Hangzhou is the political, economic and cultural centre of Zhejiang province. From rich Chinese traditional culture to passionate team building programmes, to cooperation-inspiring business study trips, through colourful night leisure life: event planners can feel what Hangzhou can offer as an ideal MICE destination.
In recent years, the digital economy industry of Hangzhou has been constantly growing. The industrial sectors are empowered by technology innovations, with emerging economic industries such as the Internet, cultural creativity, financial service, health care and new energy. In addition, top national and international conferences including the APSARA Conference, 2050 Conference, Netease Future Conference and Money20/20 take roots in Hangzhou. The fast-growing digital economy industry has attracted more and more Chinese and foreign business tourists, developing Hangzhou's tourism.
In order to integrate the new digital economy resources into the tourism concept, Hangzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, TV and Tourism launched the programme of the top 10 scenes of Hangzhou digital economy tourism. The 10 scenes have established a specified visitor reception mechanism mainly for business tourists, which will show its achievements in the development of the digital economy.
Alibaba, a world-renowned technology company, Hikvision, an intelligent IoT (Internet of Things solution) and big data service provider, and Hangzhou City Brain, the operation and management main body of the city’s smart system, are some of the most advanced innovations the Hangzhou has been showcasing for a while now.
2020 Culture and Tourism Summit, with the topic of ‘New Challenges, New Scenes and New Integrations’, comprised multiple parts including parallel forums, an investment and financing wine party and a meeting industry fair. All in all, 100 CMOs of China's new economy enterprises, 20 PCOs from Beijing and Shanghai and 20 among PE and VC institutions participated as conference buyers. Within one and a half days, they had an in-depth business exchange with 120 MICE suppliers of Hangzhou.
Diversified empowerment, professional collaboration and authoritative investigation conducted between the new economic advantage industry and the conference industry are showing Hangzhou’s unique strengths in industries, innovation and development potential as a destination of the new economy.
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