Held under the gleaming and sinuous curves of China Railway Qingdao Expo City, this year’s Multinationals Summit exceeded all expectations, with 10,000 people attending online and in person.
Buoyed by the success of the inaugural summit in 2019, this year’s event attracted business executives from 390 Fortune 500 companies, diplomatic envoys to China from 15 different countries and over 500 industry leaders.
Multinational presidents, VPs and CEOs praised the series of meetings, talks and conferences, along with the organisational prowess of the government of the Shandong Province, describing it as “hospitable”, “innovative” and “dynamic”.
‘The number and the level of companies attending is really astonishing,” said Guido Giacconi, vice-president of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China. He added that the summit would help improve understanding and cooperation between the European Chamber and government…