The East of England China Forum

Date: Wednesday 21 November 2018
Time: 16:00 - 18:00
Location: The Members’ Dining Room, House of Commons, Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA
Event Fee:Base Price - FREE




Daniel Zeichner MP and London Stansted Airport invite you to celebrate the launch of
The East of England China Forum

The East of England China Forum is a community of private and public-sector organisations that has been created to accelerate business activity between the Eastern region and China by increasing inward investment, exports, R&D collaborations, exchange and development of talent, knowledge and skills, and leisure and business visitors.

Whilst many businesses and organisations across the East of England have already developed successful links with China, many more have found it difficult to identify opportunities for closer collaboration. The wider region has until now struggled to provide China with a coherent case for greater commercial connectivity between the two geographies, resulting in it lagging behind others in the UK, such as Greater London and the North West, that for years have been actively seeking to enhance their relationships with China.

The Forum is also focused on boosting the region’s connectivity with China by stimulating the opening of new direct air routes to the country from London Stansted Airport.

The launch event will bring together likeminded business and political representatives with an interest in fostering better links with China. In addition, the Forum will be honoured to welcome a delegation of regional and local Government representatives from Jiangsu Province in China and 20 senior managers from hi-tech businesses and well-known retailers, organised through the partnership between Essex County Council and the Jiangsu Provincial Government.

Please note: This event is by invitation only.
If the event is over subscribed places will be limited per authority.
Closer to the event date you will be sent an invitation which you will need to bring with you on the day in order to gain access to the House of Commons.

If you require any further information about this event please contact Jonathan Oates, Stansted Airport, email; EastChinaForum@stanstedairport.com  

If you have any issues with making your booking please contact Jayne Cole, Events Organiser, East of England LGA, email; jayne.cole@eelga.gov.uk tel: 01284 758304

This event is supported by the East of England LGA:

 

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