APEC Youth Innovation Summit
FutureChina is the official organizing committee of the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Asia-Pacific Innovation Forum. The organizing committee consists of professional and elite team members from Oxford University, Harvard University, Yale University, and Tsinghua University Schwarzman College. The team has successfully organized the APEC Asia-Pacific Youth Innovation Summit in 2018 (scale: 100 speakers and guests and 500 student representatives from difference Asian countries). The grounding team of this summit consists of a professional reception team sent by Tsinghua University and All-China Students’ Federation. All team members have experience in receiving VIPs from international countries. The leader of the organizing committee Mr. Zhong Lijunren and Chengdu municipal government reached a strategic cooperation for the summit including hosting and sponsoring the summit.
In August, 2018, APEC Youth Innovation Summit was co-organized by FutureChina Organization and achieved great success.
APEC Youth Innovation Summit was a special forum celebrating the 10th anniversary of APEC Voices of the Future China which was reported by CCTV, China Daily, Forbes, Reuters, Associated Press and other influential media around the world.
Guests participated in APEC Youth Innovation Summit include the vice president of SCCPPCC, Zhao Zhenxi, vice mayor of Chengdu, Liu Xiaoliu, ABAC director, Antonio Basilio, former governor of CMB and president of ICI, Ma Weihua, president of APEC VOF, Noel Gould, CEO of APEC VOF, James Soh, CEO of Youth, Hao Xianghong, etc. There were 600 in total participants in the summit, including around 100 guests and 500 student delegates. The negotiation initiative by Johnathan Zhong facilitated the direct strategic cooperation with Chengdu government, with the activity budget at 15 million RMB directly supported and appropriated by the Chengdu government. The summit has enriched valuable experience for FutureChina Organization to organize and hold international conferences, and promoted social connection for the whole team while greatly paved a solid way for the team to yield bumpiest results in facilitating youth development.
The summit also yielded enormous results and was greatly influential in the society: pageview and discussion of APEC VOF in Weibo Topic have reached 55.27 million and 3.52 million respectively. During the peak hours, pageview and discussion have surpassed 16 million and 1 million respectively, demonstrating its tremendous social impact.