DONGGUAN, China, August 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Already an important force in supporting Dongguan’s economic growth, entrepreneurs in the southern Chinese city are heading to the 2022 Dongguan Global Entrepreneurs Convention to be held on August 28-29. Besides the main venue in Dongguan, parallel sessions are also held in San Francisco, Hawaii, Germany, Australia, Canada and Malaysia. Such a move helps attract more investment from the global business community, including foreign entrepreneurs in Dongguan.
“The main venue is physically joined by world-renowned companies, representatives of Dongguan entrepreneurs, and renowned experts and scholars, while parallel sessions see the virtual participation of overseas Dongguan entrepreneurs. 1,000 personalities are attending the event, either in person or via video link,” said Liang Shaoguang, deputy secretary-general of Dongguan Municipal People’s Government, organizer of the Convention.
Outstanding entrepreneurs in Dongguan were honored for their dedication to scientific and technological innovation and cutting-edge manufacturing in such representative and influential high-tech industries as biomedicine, smart manufacturing, advanced equipment and semi-materials. -drivers, according to Liu Jiale, Deputy Secretary General of the Convention.
Dongguan’s entrepreneurs as a whole, as well as the private economy, are at the heart of the city upholding its reputation as a manufacturing hub, noted Dongguan World Federation of Entrepreneurs President Ouyang Zhong. During more than four decades of reform and opening up, Dongguan has become the hub of advanced manufacturing in China. Its major industrial enterprises outnumber those of other prefecture-level cities, and it is home to the second largest cluster of high-tech enterprises in the country. These successes would not have been possible without a strong private economy. Statistics show that in 2021, the private sector accounted for 62% of the output of the city’s major industrial enterprises and 70% of their profits and taxation, while generating 62% of new job creation and constituting 94 % of merchant entities.
According to the convention’s organizing committee, what deserves attention is that the event also sees the convening of an economic summit and a forum on the growth of the semiconductor industry. The forum’s scholarly discussions cover ways to drive the next wave of globalization, Dongguan’s role in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, key third-generation semiconductor technologies and their future development, and how the city’s semiconductor companies are breaking up. through and continue innovation in the post-COVID-19 era, among others. Such an exchange of views can basically be an inspiration to private companies in Dongguan, as they are eager to seize new opportunities for technological breakthroughs, business transformation and even greater contribution to the project. of the city for scientific and technological innovation and advanced manufacturing.
The Convention intends to send two clear messages. First, Dongguan promises to remain committed to entrepreneurship, higher literacy levels among workers in the private economy, and a community of vibrant market players. Second, beyond maintaining an exemplary business climate nationwide, the city will go further in attracting talent and foreign investment for quality development.
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SOURCE The 2022 Dongguan Global Entrepreneurs Convention Organizing Committee