The Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce and the Weihai Government are delighted to invite you to the Weihai Cooperation and Investment Conference. This in-person meeting will take place on Monday 28 August at 16h00 CEST at Beaulieu International Group, Kalkhoevestraat 16, Waregem.

During this conference, you will have a chance to learn from the Mayor of Weihai City, Mrs Kong Fanping, about the exceptional investment environment in Weihai and potential cooperation opportunities. There will also be a presentation by Beaulieu about the company’s own investment in Weihai.

Several of our member companies, including Beaulieu and Bekaert, have major investments in Weihai. They have benefitted from the city's very business-friendly investment environment.

The leading eight Industrial Clusters of Weihai are:

  • Advanced equipment and intelligent manufacturing
  • New medicine and medical devices
  • New generation of information technology
  • New energy
  • Carbon fibre and other composite materials
  • Marine life and healthy food
  • Fashion and leisure sports
  • Health tourism

Over the past 10 years, the Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce and the Weihai Foreign Investment Bureau have formed a strong bond to help build and then strengthen trade relations between both sides and to introduce each other's investment environments.

The programme is as follows:

15h45-16h00: Registration

16h00-16h10: Introduction by Ms Gwenn Sonck, Executive Director, Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce

16h10–16h30: Introduction of Weihai’s investment environment by Mrs Kong Fanping, Mayor of Weihai City, Shandong Province

16h30–16h50: Beaulieu’s experience of investing in Weihai, introduction by Mr. Pol Deturck, CEO of B.I.G. & presentation by Mr. Emmanuel Colchen, General Manager Yarns & Technical Textiles Divisions, Beaulieu International Group

16h50–17h00: Question & Answer session

17h00–18h00: Networking reception with the Mayor of Weihai and her delegation

Date: 28.08.2023
Location: Beaulieu, Kalkhoevestraat 16, Waregem
Price members: Free
Price non members: Free
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