2020 WDEC concludes with fruitful results
The 2020 World Digital Economy Conference is held in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang province from Sept 10 to 13. [Photo/cnnb.com.cn]
The 2020 World Digital Economy Conference drew to a close in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang province on Sept 13, according to local media reports.
The four-day event attracted more than 10 million visitors, 52,000 of which were online, and saw the signing of 50 intended investment deals worth 33.6 billion yuan ($4.87 billion), incomplete statistics show.
It also saw a number of esteemed scholars and experts explore such topics as 5G, big data, blockchain, smart manufacturing, industrial internet and digital governance.
The conference coincided with the 10th Smart City and Intelligent Economy Expo, which kicked off on the same day in Ningbo.
Meanwhile, roughly 300 enterprises from home and abroad including China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom, Huawei, Tencent and Inspur showcased their latest technologies in sectors such as 5G, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, blockchain and smart city.
The expo has been held in Ningbo every year since its inception in 2011 and has become a significant platform promoting cooperation and exchange in smart city construction and intelligent economy in China.
Visitors to the 10th Smart City and Intelligent Economy Expo held in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang province. [Photo/cnnb.com.cn]