On Nov. 16 at the Shennong Caotang museum, GPHL signed a cooperation agreement with Time Inc. to become a sponsor and partner of the first-ever Fortune Brainstorm TECH International from Dec 5 to 6.
This is GPHL’s second cooperation with the Time Inc. after early this year they were made a strategic partner of the 2017 Fortune Global Forum which will be held from Dec. 6 to 8 in Guangzhou.
Representatives of GPHL and the Time Inc. sign a cooperation agreement.
At the signing ceremony, John Needham, Executive Director of the Fortune Global Forum, introduced the background and purpose of the Brainstorm TECH International.
This powerful new conference will bring world leaders in the innovation economy together in the same space, and will tap into the strength of two ongoing Fortune powerhouse conferences: the Brainstorm TECH conference and the Fortune Global Forum.
For the past sixteen summers, the Brainstorm TECH conference has brought together the smartest, most innovative people in tech, media, entertainment, and finance in Aspen, Colorado. Past Brainstorm TECH attendees include: James Murdoch of 21st Century Fox, Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Brian Chesky of Airbnb, etc.
It is reported that this year’s attendees will include Nathan Blecharczyk of Airbnb, Davis Wang of Mobike, Tom Rosamilia of IBM, Jonathan Woetzel of McKinsey, Neil Shen of Sequoia Capital, Keith Krach of DocuSign, and David Hanson of Hanson Robotics along with "Sophia", the world's first humanoid robot with citizenship.
John Needham, Executive Director of Fortune Global Forum delivers a speech at the signing ceremony.
John Needham says he is glad that GPHL’s Wanglaoji is the official herbal tea for the 2017 Fortune Global Forum.
The international version of the Fortune Brainstorm TECH will explore the innovation revolution unfolding in China, the emerging new reality of home grown innovation and mass implementation in fields that include artificial intelligence, social media, biotech, fintech, VR, automotive, the sharing economy, and mobile platforms, and will introduce some of China’s most promising start-ups.
According to Fortune.com, Guangzhou is a spectacular setting for Brainstorm TECH International: a place of international commerce for many centuries, it is China’s southern gateway to the world and an emerging center of tech innovation.