National Gold Sponsors
At Philips, we look beyond technology to the experiences of consumers, patients, providers and caregivers across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment and home care. We unlock insights to develop leading solutions that enable improved care at lower cost. With leading research, design and innovation capabilities, we partner with customers to transform the delivery of healthcare.
National Silver Sponsors
We are a global financial institution with a strong European base, offering banking services. We draw on our experience and expertise, our commitment to excellent service and our global scale to meet the needs of a broad customer base, comprising individuals, families, small businesses, large corporations, institutions and governments. Our customers are at the heart of what we do. Our more than 52,000 employees offer retail and wholesale banking services to customers in over 40 countries. Our strengths include our well-known, strong brand with positive recognition from customers in many countries, strong financial position, omnichannel distribution strategy and international network. Moreover, ING is currently among leaders in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index ‘Banks industry’ group.
Rabobank Group is a full-range financial services provider that operates on cooperative principles. Its origins lie in the local loan cooperatives that were founded in the Netherlands nearly 110 years ago by enterprising people who had virtually no access to the capital market. Rabobank Group is comprised of independent local Rabobanks plus Rabobank Nederland, their umbrella organisation, and a number of specialist subsidiaries. Overall, Rabobank Group has approximately 61,100 employees (in FTEs), who serve about 10 million customers in 47 countries.
UCB – Inspired by patients. Driven by science. At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe diseases. We look to transform patients’ lives by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. With us, our talents makes the most of who they are, unlocking innovation and setting new standards for patients. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this make a difference to the lives of people living with severe diseases?” And to find the answers, we connect globally with patients and their families living with the physical and social burdens of severe disease. These connections give us new perspectives, drive our innovation, and offer a hope for a new generation of therapies that will help to transform lives.
Messe München is one of the leading exhibition organizers worldwide with more than 50 of its own trade shows for capital goods, consumer goods and new technologies. Every year, a total of over 50,000 exhibitors and around three million visitors take part in more than 200 events at the exhibition center in Munich, at the ICM – Internationales Congress Center München and the MOC Veranstaltungscenter München as well as abroad. Together with its subsidiary companies, Messe München organizes trade shows in China, India, Brazil, Russia, Turkey, South Africa, Nigeria, Vietnam and Iran. With a network of associated companies in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America as well as around 70 representations abroad for over 100 countries, Messe München has a global presence.
Today's ABN AMRO was created from a merger with Fortis Bank Nederland in July 2010 and offers a full range of products and services to retail, private, commercial and merchant banking clients. We build long-term, sustainable relationships with our clients in order to best serve their interests and are continuously strengthening our moderate risk profile. We have a sound balance sheet, limited trading and investment activities and a good capital and liquidity position. We have a strong presence in the Netherlands in all our business activities.
FrieslandCampina is a unique multinational FMCG & B2B company aiming to stay successful in an ever-changing and increasingly complex world. We are unique because our suppliers, the farmers, are also our owners. Since we own the entire supply chain, from grass to glass, we can guarantee the high quality of all our products. As we work in highly competitive markets, we need to be agile while balancing all interdependencies inside and outside our company. Next to a supply-driven business, our portfolio consists of many strong commercial brands all over the world. Our innovation centres in Wageningen (The Netherlands) and Singapore, focus innovation on producing healthy, nutritious, well-balanced and tasty food based on milk.
Beijing Chapter Sponsors & Technology Partner
1421 Consulting Group (1421) is specialized in supporting Western companies setting up and growing their business in China. Via our one-stop service model, we are able to balance the initial investment needed to discover opportunities and open the Chinese market with expected returns of investment. We use our strong knowledge and network for assisting companies in China. The combination of our Western colleagues with vast experience in China, and our Chinese colleagues with strong understanding of the Western needs and desires, makes us able to assist you in the best possible way.
ECOVIS Beijing is a tax & legal consulting firm and part of ECOVIS International a worldwide network of internationally active consulting firms, specialized on accounting, audit, tax and legal advisory for SME, with more than 6,000 people in over 60 countries.
At ECOVIS Beijing, we are proud to have a young, enthusiastic and fast-growing team of highly qualified lawyers, accountants, auditors, and consultants with an international background who are fluent in English, Chinese or German. With several years of experience and profound practical knowledge we are hard-working and support our clients from China and overseas to the best of our knowledge in every situation as an expert next door.
Founded in 2013, EventBank provides cloud solutions that give professional communities the power to streamline operations, enrich audience engagement, and maximize value underpinning expansive networks. Our cutting-edge platform has helped hundreds of organizations modernize processes and eliminate engagement challenges.
EventBank is comprised of experts in cloud-based software development, event management, mobile apps, digital marketing, and user experience design. Today our team is approaching 100 members and many of us have experience in some of the world’s largest, most successful organizations – Google, IBM, Walt Disney, Oracle, Tableau, NBC, and other top-tier companies. We maintain offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, and Tysons Corner, Virginia.