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CNBC TO CONVENE WORLD’S MOST INFLUENTIAL TECH LEADERS IN CHINA FOR EAST TECH WEST 2021

November 25, 2021


CNBC to host the fourth edition of its two-day tech retreat in Nansha, Guangzhou, China from 1st to 2nd December 2021 The invite-only conference will bring together the world’s most prolific investors, inventors and entrepreneurs to share their stories and celebrate innovation

NANSHA | SINGAPORE, 25 November 2021 – CNBC, the world’s number one business and financial news network, today announced its return to Nansha, Guangzhou, China this December for its annual invite-only tech retreat, East Tech West.

Returning as a hybrid event, East Tech West 2021 promises a carefully curated guest list of the world’s most influential technology leaders as they convene to discuss a sustainable future and the ways in which technology can be used to strive forward in a post-Covid world.

The event has unveiled its new agenda, which will highlight the importance of helping businesses navigate the rapid advancement of technology with the balance of digitization during and post the Covid-19 pandemic. The new line-up of sessions and conversations will focus on leveraging the opportunity of change, defining what is needed in the technology sector to navigate current challenging environments, and upcoming developments in healthcare to watch.

East Tech West reports an impressive initial line-up of guest speakers including; Managing Partner of MSA Capital, Ben Harburg; VP of JD.com, Qiang Wang; CTO & Co-Founder of Dada Group, Jun Yang amongst others. (see Annex 1 for speaker list.)

Core themes that will be discussed this year include- A Shared Future: ESG Investing, Covid Technology Recovery and the 4th Industrial Revolution. Attendees can expect an exciting line-up of activities such as roundtable discussions, panel discussions, fire-side chats, and case studies.

As always, we are taking safety at our event seriously and measures will be in place to promote the health and wellbeing of attendees and staff.

The fourth edition of East Tech West will return to Nansha, Guangzhou, China from 1st to 2nd December 2021.

For more information about East Tech West, including applications to attend and sponsorship opportunities go to: http://www.easttechwest.com/

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Arabella Benson

International Communications Manager, CNBC International
arabella.benson@nbcuni.com

About CNBC:

CNBC International is the leading international business and financial news network. Its mission is to help the influential and aspirational to make astute decisions to get ahead.

With international headquarters in London, Singapore and Abu Dhabi, CNBC International provides consumers with a 24-hour global business briefing.

In addition to its global TV channel, available in more than 368 million households worldwide, CNBC.com provides users with video, real-time market analysis, web-exclusive live video and analytical financial tools.

CNBC International’s award-winning content can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn. CNBC International is a division of NBCUniversal.

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