2017 Tripartite Economic Summit




The 2017 Tripartite Economic Summit will be held in Guangzhou on 8-10 November. This is the third summit since the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding of Economic Alliance between Auckland, Guangzhou and Los Angeles in 2014, with previous summits held in Los Angeles (2015) and Auckland (2016).

The theme of this year’s Summit is “Converging Innovation and Business Opportunities”, and focuses on the following sectors:

  • advanced manufacturing
  • digital and creative (AR/VR, screen, animation, gaming)
  • food innovation 
  • education
  • bio-medicine
  • design and urban planning
  • tourism
  • e-commerce

Business delegations from Auckland and Los Angeles will travel to Guangzhou to attend the Summit. The delegates will be joined by political leaders, diplomats, and industry leaders and experts to explore collaboration opportunities and building stronger connections. The detailed programme of 2017 Guangzhou Tripartite Economic Summit will be announced at a later stage.


Tripartite 2017 Business Programme workshop 3 September 2017 presentations:


27 June Presentation: NZ Inc in Southern China - June 2017 - for Tripartite Workshop


Expressions of Interest

If your company is part of one of the sectors identified above and is interested in hearing more about the Tripartite, we want to hear from you. Please contact us at tripartite@aucklandnz.com

Sign up to attend a pre-summit programme workshop.

When: Tuesday 8 August 2017, start time to be confirmed

Where: Auckland Council Building

Address: Level 14, 135 Albert Street


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