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BFA member enterprises investigate Chuansha New Town of Shanghai for Disney business opportunities

Time:2014-08-01 15:34:50    Views:818150    Origin:Boao Forum for Asia

On July 28, BFA members visited the Shanghai Disney Park (under construction) to investigate the business opportunities brought about by the settlement of Disney in Chuansha New Town. The investigation team was led by BFA Executive Director WU Jun, including principals and delegates from over 20 member enterprises such as the Chinayong Investment Group, China Century Group, Mars Incorporated and Wm. Wrigley Jr.Company. Delegates of nearly 20 enterprises such as the Haier Real Estate Group and Beijing Huangzhou Construction Group participated in the investigation.

In the Chuansha New Town Disney-Related Supporting Service Projects Exchange Meeting held on the same day, BFA Executive Director WU Jun noted that BFA has many excellent entrepreneurs and we support them to realize new development dreams in Chuansha New Town to share the development opportunities presented by the large international project.

Town Chief XIE Genming of the Chuansha New Town introduced in his speech that culture tourism and smart industry are the developmental directions of Chuansha. He proposed the concept of “smart tourism” and said that the town would cooperate with companies such as ZTE to jointly build smart Chuansha, and welcome more BFA member enterprises to participate in the construction of the new town. After the meeting, BFA members visited the industrial park in Chuansha New Town as well as the Disney Park under construction.

Chuansha County is located in the east suburbs of Shanghai, and the southern side of the estuary of the Yangtze River. It is one of the new Shanghai towns with key construction projects in Pudong at the following stage. According to media report, the Shanghai Disney Park under construction is the second of its kind in China, the third in Asia and the sixth in the world, and it will be open to the public by the end of 2015.