High-end talent exchange fair held in Weihai

(chinadaily.com.cn )| Updated : 2018-10-31

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The 10th China (Shandong) Domestic and Overseas High-end Talents Exchange Fair was held from Oct 29 to 31 in the coastal city of Weihai, Shandong province, providing a platform for worldwide top-notch talents to interact and develop cooperation.

Themed on "Gathering global talents to promote quality development", the event was jointly organized by the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs and the Shandong provincial government, attracting 858 advanced talents from 33 countries and regions worldwide.

The fair also invited representatives from 31 overseas recruitment agencies, 81 colleges and universities, 20 human resource service agencies, research institutes, and enterprises.

Focusing on Shandong province's ten mainstay industries and providing strong intellectual impetus for the province's quality development, the fair scheduled 25 major activities, such as forums, project promotions, exhibitions and round table discussions.

At the opening ceremony on Oct 30, outstanding overseas returnees and foreign experts were awarded for their contribution to community development and business excellence. 

Wang Ke, head of the organization department of the CPC Shandong Provincial Committee, delivered a speech at the opening ceremony.

Wang said that Shandong has been advancing development strategies of replacing old economic development drivers with new ones, and with rural revitalization and a new marine economy to accelerate the pace of constructing the nation's powerhouse of economic growth and technological innovation with a high happiness index.

Wang added that the province enjoys great potential and promising prospects. Shandong will adopt more proactive talent attraction policies, build more entrepreneurship and innovation platforms and create a more favorable business environment.

Wang Liang, vice mayor of Weihai, said that Weihai possesses enormous potential and advantages for development in many industries such as medical health, high-end manufacturing, the marine economy and the fashion industry.

He said that the fair, which gathered academic authorities, well-known experts and excellent enterprises from home and abroad, would offer more opportunities for the city's development.

The Weihai International Talent Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference was held over the corresponding period.                      


The 10th China (Shandong) Domestic and Overseas High-end Talents Exchange Fair opens on Oct 30 in the coastal city of Weihai, Shandong province. [Photo/WeChat account: weihaifabu]


An exhibition featuring Weihai's achievements over 40 years of reform and opening-up is held over the same period as the talent fair. [Photo/WeChat account: weihaifabu]


Project promotions are held during the 10th China (Shandong) Domestic and Overseas High-end Talents Exchange Fair in Weihai, Shandong province. [Photo/WeChat account: weihaifabu]