Hotels: Waterside Resort, Tong'an Inn, Wuzhen Grand Theater, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition and Convention Center.
Location: Xizha Scenic Spot, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition and Convention Center.
Introduction to the Activity:
The World Internet Conference is one of the largest and the highest level meeting in China. It is jointly hosted by the Internet Information Office of the People's Republic of China and Zhejiang Provincial People's Government. It is jointly undertaken by Zhejiang Provincial Network and Information Office, Zhejiang Economic and Information Commission, Tongxiang Municipal People’s Government and China Internet Network Information Center.
The second Word Internet Conference consisted of 8 sections and 13 sub-forums, covering major and key issues in various fields of cyberspace. About 3,000 guests attended the conference, together with 1,000-plus representatives from 100-odd countries and regions. Among the attendees, there were international political leaders, leading figures from both developed and developing countries, such as ICANN President Fadi Chehadé and leaders of other international institutions; the “father of the Internet” and other top experts and scholars; and leaders of Microsoft, Samsung and QUALCOMM Incorporated, and other international internet giants, and those from Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent, the three major telecom operators and other leading Chinese enterprises.
The Internet Conference set up the “Light of the Internet” exhibition for internet companies. The second Internet Conference set up nearly 100 booths for enterprises to showcase the wisdom of the internet. General Secretary Xi visited the venue, gracing the event remarkably.
After the guests arrived at the Wuzhen Xizha Scenic Spot in groups, they were guided to go through all procedures, such as sign-in and check-in. The guests stayed at Waterside Resort, Tong’an Inn, Dockside Boutique Hotel, Water Fair Inn, Zhaoming Inn and other hotels. The Huamei Hall of Waterside Resort served as the main venue for the opening ceremony. The event also offered sub-forums with distinctive features and themes, attracting the attention of many famous internet figures and the media.
For the sake of guests, Wuzhen Scenic Spot offered a welcome dinner with the theme of “Bridge Banquet”, the first of its kind, giving the guests a refreshing feeling. To meet guests’ need for night snack, during the second Internet Conference, the scenic spot launched the "Midnight E Canteen". During the conference, internet leaders gathered in tea houses and coffee bars in Xizha Scenic Spot to exchange ideas.
From the preparation to the end of the event, the conference group and the guests were impressed by the receptionist “CCO” in Wuzhen, and they also highly praised Wuzhen’s execution and services. As President Xi said: Wuzhen is really impressive.