Detroit and Tongxiang, China - Engage, Exchange & Enjoy

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 15:30 to 16:30

Engage, Exchange, Enjoy

2:30-3:00 PM Registration

3:00-5:00 PM Seminar

5:00-6:00 PM Reception & Networking

6:00-8:00 PM Dinner Banquet

“Invation only for VIPs and $100/non-member and $80/member. Please plan to arrive at 2:30 PM”

Tongxiang, has 7000 years of history, is the earliest rice birthplace. Tongxiang was named "Chinese parasol tree village" of Italy, planting more trees in the ancient legend of the territory of Tongxiang, Phoenix often set on it, therefore, Tongxiang became the home of the phoenix.

Tongxiang is situated in the hinterland of Hangjiahu Plain, in the vitality area Yangtze River Delta with superior location, among Shanghai, Hangzhou, Ningbo and Suzhou,Grand Canal, Shanghai-Hangzhou High Speed Railway, Shanghai-Hangzhou Expressway cross the city, about 110km to Shanghai, about 65km to Suzhou, about 56km to Hangzhou. Shanghai-Hangzhou High Speed Railway was brought into operation in 2010, Tongxiang takes only 29 minutes to Shanghai and 23 minutes to Hangzhou. There are Shanghai Pudong, Shanghai Hongqiao and Hangzhou Xiaoshan three international airport within the extent of 150 km near Tongxiang. The city covers a land area of 727 km2 and there is a registered population of 667,000. The comprehensive economic strengthen of Tongxiang ranks the 25th among more than 20,000 counties(cities) in China. Tongxiang has profound histories and culture, nourished cultural celebrities literature master Maodun, caricature master Feng Zikai, metal and stone seal cutter Qian Juntao, red photographer Xu xiaobing and International experts Jin Zhonghua. Wuzhen, the millennium Town, has been identified as one of China’s 'Top 10 Charming Towns' and a 'Favorite Scenic Site for European Tourists'.