On Wednesday, the first edition of Media Event was launched at the China Cultural Center in Brussels, and it was a great success. Organised by Atlas International Culture, the event focused on free trade zones in China and its speakers were high-level guests.
On Wednesday April 13, Atlas International Culture organised with the European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS) and National Base for International Cultural Trade (Shanghai) the very first edition of Media Event. This seminar was jointly hosted by the Chinese Embassy to Belgium, the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film and TV, the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce and the China Cultural Center in Brussels.
The event attracted over a hundred participants from private and public institutions, including business and authorities’ representatives. The theme of the conference was the free trade zones in China. A delegation from Shanghai came especially to discuss the challenges and opportunities of free trade zones with their European counterparts. The panel discussion was moderated by FOUQUET David, EIAS Senior Associate.
Mr DEWIT Bernard, Chairman of Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC)
Mr VAN PEEL Marc, Vice-Mayor of the City of Antwerp and President of the Antwerp Port Authority
Mr GUO Jianjun, Counsellor for Commerce at the Chinese Embassy to Belgium
Mr SHEN Weihua, Official Representative and Deputy Director of Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce
Mr SHEN Weixing, Official Representative of Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film and TV
Mr HU Huanzhong, Official Representative of the National Base for International Cultural Trade (Shanghai) and Deputy General Manager of Shanghai Oriental Huiwen International Cultural
Mr YAO Weiqun, Associate President and researcher, Shanghai WTO Affairs Consultation Centre
Mr LIU Guojin, East Asia Business Manager, Port of Antwerp
Mr COOREVITS Dirk, Managing Director, Soudal Group