Detroit and Tongxiang, China - Engage, Exchange & Enjoy

Date: 
星期五, 十月 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'.

桐乡,有7000多年的历史,是人类最早的水稻发源地。桐乡名字取自“梧桐树之乡”之意,传说在古代桐乡境内多植梧桐,凤凰常集其上,因此,桐乡便成为凤凰的故乡。

浙江省桐乡市区位优越,地处中国最具活力的长三角,位于上海、杭州、宁波、苏州之间,沪杭高速铁路、沪杭高速公路、京杭大运河穿境而过,距离上海市110公里,距杭州市56公里,距苏州市65公里。沪杭高速铁路通车后,桐乡至两地只需29分钟和23分钟,到达北京5小时左右。桐乡周边150公里范围内,有上海浦东、上海虹桥和杭州萧山三大国际机场。

全市总面积727平方公里,人口100万。桐乡综合经济实力雄厚,在中国2000多个县(市)中位列前25名,拥有世界最大的毛衫市场和皮草市场。重点发展汽车、机械、新材料、新能源、电子信息等产业,拥有全球玻纤产能第一位的巨石集团、全球化纤产能第一位的桐昆集团等企业。千年古镇—乌镇被评选为“中国十大魅力名镇”和“欧洲游客最喜爱的旅游景区”。