Save the Date: EU CBEC Forum 2019 – Cross-Border Through the BRI

27/09/2019

Cross-border is showing us how China and EU have huge space and potential for exchanges and cooperation. Belgium is ready to host the first EU Cross border E-commerce Forum. Why become an exhibitor?

 

Europe is ready to embrace a new cooperation with China and is drawing a win-win strategy. On the other side Beijing is ready to strengthen trade dialogue following Belt and Road Initiative. In this framework, Belgium was the first country in Europe to understand the great potential of international cooperation and cross-border. That’s why the city of Liège is ready to host the first EU Cross – Border E-commerce Forum (EU CBEC).  

 

©Cifnews雨果网. China and the EU are ranked as the world’s two largest exporters but sit third and fifth on the table for global imports.

 

The EU CBEC Forum 2019 will provide a chance for European platforms and service providers to establish a dialogue with their Chinese counterparts on how to create the best business environment in cross-border e-commerce so that both parties can thrive. To this end, the Liege Cargo Airport will open its doors for a two-day high-level forum where participants can leverage the exposure to the sector’s top players in order to further develop their business. 

 

Why become an Exhibitor? Thanks to the EU CBEC Forum, you have a unique chance to unlock unprecedented business opportunities with China today.

 

EU CBEC FORUM will  focus on the best ways to engage with China in the cross-border e-commerce context, in order to fully take advantage of the opportunities offered by both Europe and China. EU CBEC FORUM wants to become the first and most prominent platform on cross-border e-commerce in Europe where all the players can meet and exchange ideas, find new partners, share experiences and grow their network in this fast-changing global environment.

 

©Cifnews雨果网. The first edition of the EU CBEC FORUM will focus on the best ways to engage with China in the Cross-Border E-commerce context.

 

By joining this event as an exhibitor, you will enjoy a first-row seat to this change. In addition, our audience is selected to be comprehensive so that all parts of cross-border e-commerce supply chain are involved, don’t miss the chance to bring your business to the next level.

 

Why Wallonia and the city of Liège? The natural gateway between China and EU.

 

Liège will become the main hub for cross-border e-commerce, especially from China. Thanks to its high-quality infrastructure, such as the Liège airport and its convenient land and water transportation, Wallonia (the French-speaking region of Belgium) is the natural gateway between East and West. In addition, the city of Liège was recently chosen by Cainiao Network, the logistics arm of Alibaba Group, to become its logistics hub in Europe, making Wallonia an even more central player on the international trade stage.

 

China-belgium relations - liège airport - cifnews

©Liège Airport. Alibaba’s Cainiao and Liège Airport signed a contract to lease a 220,000 sq mt area, which will serve as a world-class smart shipping hub inside the airport.

 

It is only natural that the first CBEC event is held here.  Moreover, the Liège airport is Europe’s 8th freight hub. In 2018, it transported 870000 tons of cargo and it will receive 50 million of euros of investments for the year 2019-2020. The Airport is situated in the heart of the Amsterdam-Paris-Frankfurt golden triangle, a highly dense area of production in Europe. All of the largest western European cities are easily reachable in less than one day by truck, which translates in almost 400 million consumers. It connects a large number of airports in Europe, North America, the Middle East, Asia and Oceania and over 66% of European freight transits through the airport.

 

EU CBEC FORUM wants to become the first and most prominent platform on cross-border e-commerce in Europe.

 

This event will be launched thanks to the cooperation between Cifnews雨果网 (the first and largest Chinese media specialized on cross-border e-commerce with its international team based in Padova, Italy) and AWEX (Wallonia Export-Investment Agency) but other partners would join it.

First the Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC), the leading Belgian business association for companies engaged in doing business in or with China; EU-China Logistics as the first European EU-China Logistics Incubator co-founded by the Walloon Regional government, Logistics in Wallonia and the Liege Airport; then OBOR Consulting, a digital marketing and cross-border e-commerce consultancy firm that connects European companies to the Chinese market and viceversa.

 

Do you want to be among the cross-border e-commerce leaders? EU CBEC Forum is waiting for you.

 

The EU CBEC Forum wants to gather representatives from all the part of the cross-border e-commerce supply chain. Whether you are digital marketers, manufacturers, brands or logistics service providers, the EU CBEC Forum is the right platform where you can:

  • Receive full exposure to relevant European and Chinese institutions and businesses;
  • Make to best out of the multiple networking opportunity with representatives from all parts of cross-border e-commerce supply chain;
  • Share your vision with the best players in the industry both from China and Europe;
  • Attend to talks and workshops on the hottest topics in Cross-Border E-commerce, from marketing in Europe and abroad to what the Belt and Road Initiative will mean for EU e-commerce players.

 

Thanks to the EU CBEC Forum, you have a unique chance to unlock unprecedented business opportunities with China today. Three great reasons why you should attend  EU CBEC Forum: First, in-depth analysis on the latest trends in cross-border e-commerce from Europe and China; second, the chance to share your vision with the best players in the industry both from China and Europe; third, networking opportunity with representatives from all parts of the cross-border e-commerce supply chain.

 

Visit the official website to discover more:

eu-crossborderforum.com

 

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