ES attended the 2019 China-Finland Winter Sports Industry Seminar to help Sino-Finnish ice and snow sports industry cooperation and exchange
On January 14, President Xi Jinping held talks with Finnish President Ninisto in the Great Hall of the People. The two heads of state unanimously agreed to jointly launch the "2019 China-Finland Winter Sports Year" and work together to write a new chapter in the development of Sino-Finnish relations. In order to implement the important consensus of the leaders of the two countries and strengthen exchanges and cooperation between China and Finland in the ice and snow industry, on January 15, the Sino-Finnish Winter Sports Industry Seminar jointly hosted by the General Administration of Sport and the Embassy of Finland in China was at the National Stadium ( The Golden Hall of the Bird's Nest was held grandly. As the highest-level industrial special docking activity under the framework of the 2019 China-Finland Winter Sports Year, more than 200 representatives from various circles of government, industry, and research participated in the event. Jiang Jinggen, Executive Vice President of ES, attended the seminar on behalf of the company and had in-depth exchanges with representatives of Finnish enterprises on the development, investment and cooperation of the ice industry.
Director of the State Sports General Administration, Zhong Zhongwen, attended the seminar and delivered a speech. He pointed out that Finland's winter sports industry has a long history of development, mature operation mode and rich management experience. China's winter sports industry has just started, but the market space is wide and the development speed is fast. The winter sports industry in the two countries is highly complementary and has great potential for cooperation. Under the impetus of the leaders of the two countries, the Sino-Finnish Winter Sports Year has become the first sports-themed country year established by China and friendly countries, and has built a broader platform for the exchange and cooperation between the sports industries of the two countries.
▲Speech by Mr. Zhong Zhongwen, Director of the State Sports General Administration and Chairman of the Chinese Olympic Committee
Finnish Minister of EU Affairs, Culture and Sports Terjo, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development, Willy Laining attended the meeting and delivered a speech. They stressed that China is Finland's fourth largest trading partner and its cooperation in various fields is deepening. China is the host country of the 2022 Winter Olympics. Finland is a traditional ice and snow power. Finland's leading enterprises and representatives of the winter sports field made a special trip with the president. It is expected that the two countries will spark in the close cooperation in the winter sports industry.
▲Minister of European Union Affairs, Culture and Sports of Finland, Sampo. Terjo's speech
▲Minister of Foreign Trade and Development of Finland, Annai-Mary. Ms. Willy Laining delivered a speech
At the seminar, Li Yingchuan, deputy director of the General Administration of Sports, Xin Guobin, deputy director of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, deputy mayor of Beijing, executive vice chairman of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, Zhang Jiandong, and the CEO of the Finnish Olympic Committee, the mayor of Helsinki, etc. The keynote speech was delivered on topics such as the development of winter sports, cooperation opportunities, development strategies, and preparations for the Winter Olympics. Subsequently, two sub-forums and on-site project docking activities were successfully held at the meeting.
▲Li Yingchuan, deputy director of the State Sports General Administration and vice chairman of the Chinese Olympic Committee
On the project docking link, Jiang Jingen, Executive Vice President of ES, communicated with representatives of well-known Finnish sports organizations such as BAFO GROUP LTD, ICEPRO OY, SUOMEN TEKOJAA OY, etc. on Sino-Finnish ice and snow industry, technology, market development trends, and project cooperation. The topic is shared and explored in depth. Finnish business representatives expressed their full affirmation and admiration for ES's adherence to the road of technological innovation and the successful construction of several large ice and snow venues, and look forward to further understanding and project cooperation with ES.
▲Jiang Jingen, Executive Vice President of ES, exchanges and cooperates with representatives of Finnish companies
Jiang Jingen, Executive Vice President of ES, said: "This seminar provides a rare platform for Sino-Finnish companies to further deepen cooperation in the ice and snow industry. Finland is a world leader in winter snow and ice, with a long history of related industries, industry technology, The operation management mode, ice and snow training and other fields are quite mature. During the "2019 China-Finland Winter Sports Year", ES Ice and Snow will strengthen exchanges with well-known Finnish companies in venue construction and operation, personnel training, energy optimization, equipment development, etc. Discussion, and very much looking forward to achieving strategic cooperation with Finnish companies, can achieve resource sharing, complementary advantages, and provide customers with better value and experience."
▲ Jiang Jingen ,Executive Vice President of ES ,communicates with business representatives
Finland is the first country to hold the winter sports theme year with China. It has a high degree of development, strong complementarity and great potential for cooperation. Through this platform, the two sides have already cooperated and exchanged in the aspects of competitive sports and sports industry. As the leader of the mid-ice and snow industry, ES will firmly grasp the opportunity of the "2019 China-Finland Winter Sports Year" and actively respond to General Secretary Xi Jinping's cooperation initiative on building the "Belt and Road" with "technical innovation" as the core. Strengthen exchanges and cooperation with Finnish enterprises in the field of ice and snow sports industry, and help 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics to build a dream of strengthening the country.
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