China Britain International Design Week opening today

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This year’s China Britain International Design Week (CBIDW) 2016 opens today at the Siemens’ Crystal Building. The theme for this year’s event is “Designing towards a Smart Future”. The event will focus on Design, Innovation and Technologies, and certainly, business opportunities between China and Britain.

CBIDW 2016 includes two parts: an exhibition and a conference themed “China Britain Smart Cities”. Their exhibition will include projects from a variety of sectors within the creative industry such as smart cities, technology, engineering, creative industry and architecture.

Industry leaders and speakers including Arup, Bentley, Siemens, PriestmanGoode and Wilkinson Eyre Architects will be speaking at the event.

The Chinese Minister Councillor Xu Jin will also attending.

VIP RECEPTION OVERVIEW

Date: 3rd October 2016
Time: 18:30 – 22:00
Venue: The Crystal, 1 Siemens Brothers Way, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1GB Dress Code: International Business Attire

PROGRAMME

18:30 Receptions/Networking
19:00 Welcome Address, Mark Jenkinson, City Director London, Siemens
19:05 Address, Minister Councillor Xu Jin, Embassy of The People’s Republic of China 19:10 Address, Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor for Business (TBC)
19:15 Address, Stephen Jolly, Director of Bentley
19:20 Address, Neil Robinson, Director of Global Communications, ABP
19:25 Address, Chun Qing Li, Founder of China Britain International Design Week 19:35 Opening Ceremony
20:00 Fashion Show by Ms Hong Zhu, Luxury Ladies
20:20 CBIDW 2016 Awards Ceremony
20:30 Networking
22:00 End of Formal Proceedings

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KEY EXHIBITORS

Arup
Bentley
Farrells
KREOD Architecture
Luxury Ladies (Ms Hong Zhu – Fashion Designer) MAD Architects

PriestmanGoode Siemens
Wilkinson Eyre Architects Wolfgang Buttress

Zaha Hadid Architects

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ORGANISATIONS ATTENDING

• Bentley
• Embassy of the People’s Republic of China • CBBC (China Britain Business Council)
• HM Treasury
• JP Morgan
• HSBC
• China Construction Bank
• Siemens
• Zaha Hadid Architects
• DLA Piper
• British Council
• Reignwood
• Jardines
• The London Taxi Company
• Imperial College of London

• KREOD
• House of Lords
• UKTI
• Bank of China
• Liverpool University
• WPP
• Greenland
• Swatch
• RIBA
• Greater London Authority • Delancy
• V&A Museum
• Design Museum
• IoD
• Entiq

• Farrells
• UK Parliment
• China Taiping
• Huawei
• Wanda Group
• KPMG LLP
• Arup
• Harrods
• CBRE
• Geely
• ABP
• NLA
• TVE
• BDP
• EMA of London

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