The seventh International E-Business Expo will be held in Hangzhou, capital of East China’s Zhejiang province, from Sept 18 to 20, local media reported.
The three-day event is expected to attract over 1,000 companies and receive over 100,000 online and offline visitors.
The main forum, which has renowned economists, researchers, and business leaders on its guest list, will feature discussions on topics such as how the digital economy can boost both domestic and international development and how e-commerce can be taken full advantage of.
An exhibition on the sidelines of the event is meant to enhance visitors’ general understanding of e-commerce and teach them how to keep up with trends and choose the best products and service providers.
The exhibition will also feature an online version, offering exhibitors, distributors, and consumers a year-round service platform.
The event will also consist of acitivities on how to solve a wide range of problems people might encounter related to e-commerce, such as sharing resources, selecting goods for livestreams, and cultivating professional livestream hosts in China Hangzhou.
Hu Wei of the Hangzhou Municipal People’s Government said that the expo is focused on the current hot topics including discussions on the in-depth integration of digital trade and new e-businesses. With the aim of creating a leading global e-business expo, the event tapped into Hangzhou’s advantageous industrial resources and fully demonstrated new breakthroughs in terms of novel concepts for e-business and the digital economy.
Department of Commerce of Zhejiang Province director-general Sheng Qiuping said, with the deep application of modern information technologies worldwide and the rapid growth of the digital economy, internet-based digital trade is thriving as well as accelerating the optimization and integration of innovation, industry and value chains worldwide. It is becoming an important way in which trade is conducted in the digital era. Zhejiang province has been at the forefront of the acceleration of the development of new e-business formats while strengthening its position as a center for innovation and entrepreneurship for digital service trade by creating a number of global leaders in the sector. The province is taking a multi-faceted approach to changing its development model, optimizing its economic structure as well as accelerating the full digitalization of both its trade and industrial sectors.
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