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2019 Venture Week for International Elites in Suzhou Registration Notice

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

1.   Suzhou Introduction

Suzhou, located in the south-eastern part of Jiangsu Province, is one of the important central cities in the Yangtze River Delta. It is also a famous historical and cultural tourist city in China, which has a history of more than 2,500 years. Moreover, Suzhou is one of the most competitive cities in China. In 2018, the city's regional GDP exceeded 1.85 trillion Yuan, ranking seventh in the country's large and medium-sized cities.


2.   Event Introduction

Venture Week for International Elites in Suzhou is an interactive platform for high-level talent introduction, and innovation and entrepreneurship resources that Suzhou Municipal Government is committed to. Since 2009, it has continued to focus on “Gathering Global Wisdom and Creating a Business Paradise”, attracting high-level innovative and entrepreneurial talents or teams in the fields of strategic emerging industries, advanced manufacturing and modern service industries to Suzhou. So far, the Venture Week has been successfully held for 10 sessions, with 4,737 settled projects, the annual sales of 19 projects exceeded 100 million, and 14 projects were successfully listed on the New Third Board. In addition, accumulated financing exceeded 5.6 billion Yuan. The Venture Week has become a greet platform for gathering talents, integrating resources, and transforming and upgrading new engines, which enjoys high influence and reputation at home and abroad.


In 2019 (the eleventh), Venture Week for International Elites in Suzhou will continue to be held at the Suzhou International Expo Center on July 10-12 with the theme of “Gathering Global Wisdom and Creating a Business Paradise”. This year's Venture Week will be aimed at Suzhou's strategic emerging industries, advanced manufacturing industries, and modern service industries, inviting talents and teams from leading industries such as biomedicine, new-generation information technology, nanotechnology applications, and artificial intelligence to participate in the conference. The event plans to set up the opening ceremony and the Expo, the Suzhou Guide Industry (BINA), the integration of the Yangtze River Delta, innovation and entrepreneurship competition, professional conference, youth carnival, sub-meeting, urban charm experience, press release, etc. 9 categories and 28 events are included. The main event will be located at the Suzhou International Expo Center, and each county-level city and district has a sub-meeting venue. At the same time, we will hold overseas events in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia from May to June this year.

Overseas talents are welcome to register as early as possible. Spaces are limited and will be on first-come first-served basis (usually due at the end of April or May). Officially invited guests will enjoy accommodation and transportation subsidies, as well as visiting and inspecting the surrounding areas. Project completion and talents settling can also enjoy multi-faceted resource support and financial rewards.


3.    Application

a.   Download and fill in the Registration form of the 2019 Venture Week for International Elites in Suzhou (please tick the association and fill in Winglong Pty Ltd) on the website: http://www.startupoceania.com.au/.

b.   Please email the Registration Form, Copy of Identification Document, Copy of Degree Certificate and PPT Prospectus (if available) to: startups@winglong.com.au.