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Thursday, May 27 2021 - 23:24
International Big Data Expo Opens in Southwest China
GUIYANG, China, May 27, 2021 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

The 2021 China International Big Data Industry Expo (CIBDIE), the country's 
leading big data expo, kicked off on May 26 in Guiyang, capital city of 
southwest China's Guizhou Province, according to China International Big Data 
Industry Expo Organizing Committee.

Founded in 2015 and officially upgraded to a national expo in 2017, the big 
data expo has become an international and professional platform for the 
development of big data as well as an industrial bellwether. 

The three-day event is jointly held by the local government as well as the 
country's top economic planner, industrial and information watchdogs. With 
support from the China's commerce ministry, the expo features domestic, global, 
industrial and business perspectives.

Under the theme "Embrace digital intelligence, Deliver new development," the 
event will include conferences, exhibitions, new product launches, contests and 
other activities.

This year's expo is scheduled both online and offline, seeking open cooperation 
and joint development of different stakeholders. The online expo offers 
services like online communication, online exhibition, business negotiation, 
online forum and guest promotion, presenting a variety of exhibition functions.

Guiyang City and Gui'an New District, as the core areas of the national big 
data (Guizhou) integrated pilot zone, have always been pioneers in big data 
development, posting leapfrogging progresses in industrial growth. More than 
5,000 big data enterprises and 117 industrial giants were here by the end of 
2020. The added value of digital economy reached 164.9 billion yuan (about 25.8 
billion U.S. dollars), accounting for 38.2 percent of the regional GDP, and 
over half of the region's real economy featured big data elements.

The specific activities of the expo are as follows: 

Conferences: the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as 7 high-end 
dialogues and 13 professional forums. 

Exhibitions: Online and offline exhibitions to display new technologies, new 
products, new schemes and new applications in the field of big data. A section 
on big data's role in rural revitalization is also established.

New launches: Releases of the expo's leading science and technology achievement 
award, research on methods and paths of data factor market, global prediction 
system of COVID-19 and the dictionary of big data encyclopedia, etc. 

Competitions: The 2nd industrial APP integration innovation competition and the 
6th Guiyang big data and network security elite confrontation exercise. 

Activities: a series of activities such as meetings and exchanges, talent 
introductions, night talks, salons and dialogues, promotions and 
contract-signing, strategic cooperation, organized visits, etc.

Source: China International Big Data Industry Expo Organizing Committee

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