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Thursday, November 15, 2012 2.30pm 

Wirtschaftsjunioren | Young Leaders - Shanghai: Taicang Trip “The Wonder of Taicang”

The bus will depart from the Renaissance Yangtze Hotel to Taicang at 2.30PM
Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel
2099 Yan''an West Road,Changning District, Shanghai, 200336 China
Price: 50 RMB

Taicang Trip
"The Wonder of Taicang"

Young Leaders | Wirtschaftsjunioren Shanghai cordially invite you to participate in this event to explore the Wonder of Taicang, i.e. the Taicang Economic Development Area (TCEDA) and to meet key contributors from the industry and the development zone, who have been instrumental in the development of this unique industrial cluster.

TCEDA was set-up in 1991 and has managed to develop into the prime investment hot spot for German companies in China, with more than 120 sizable German investments from the machinery, automotive and electronics industry, in an area of less than 80 square kilometers.

The objective of this exploratory excursion will be to get a comprehensive first-hand impression of this industrial cluster, gain a deeper understanding on how it came to this unique position and how it intends to maintain its competitive edge.


Panel Discussion Speakers:

Mr. Manfred Krost | Krost Consulting
Mr. Peter Hafner | Trumpf

Mr. Christian Blatt | Krones

Ms. Brigitte Wolff | Management Engineers



Nina Trentmann | Reporterin - Die Welt / Axel Springer Verlag





2.30pm – Departure from Renaissance Hotel, Shanghai
3.30pm – Arrival in Taicang
3.30-4.00pm – Round trip in the Taicang Economic Development Area
4.30-5.30pm – Guided company tour at "Trumpf" (China) Co., Ltd.
No.68 Nanjing East Rd, Taicang, 215400 P.R. China
5.30pm-7.00pm – Panel discussion "The wonder of Taicang", with snacks and drinks at TCEDA
7.00pm – Departure, back to Shanghai
8.00pm – Arrival at Renaissance Hotel


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