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POSTPONED TO 22 APRIL 2021

Due to recent developments regarding COVID-19 in the Shanghai area and in order to avoid inconveniences for our participants, we have decided to postpone "[Excursion | Jiaxing] Visit to Jiaxing Development Zone and Factory Tour: Centrotec, ZF, KraussMaffei" from 3 December 2020 to 22 April 2021



Your safety and the safety of our community is our first concern.


We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your understanding. 

Event Summary

Event language: English

Ticket: Free of charge

Venue: Jiaxing Economic & Technological Development Zone (Jiaxing EDZ)

Date: Thursday, 3 December 2020 

(plus optional Cultural Program on Friday, 4 December 2020)

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 6PM



Join the German Chamber for an Excursion to the Jiaxing Economic & Technological Development Zone and Factory Visits to the plants of Centrotec Building Technology, ZF Foton Automated Transmission and KraussMaffei Machinery - all located within the Jiaxing EDZ.


After arriving at the Jiaxing South Railway Station, this full-day excursion is kicking off with a visit at the Zone Government Office Building (Jingtou Mansion) of the Jiaxing Economic & Technological Development Zone, where Mr. Fuxiang Sheng, Director of the Administrative Committee of the Jiaxing EDZ, and Mr. Jan Jovy, General Manager AHK Greater China · Shanghai, will deliver an Introduction to the Development Zone and a Welcome Speech, respectively. Mr. Sheng and the top management of the Jiaxing EDZ will be available for a Q&A session.


After lunch at the Jiaxing EDZ's canteen, the excursion group will have a tour through the Sino-German Industrial Park, located within the Jiaxing EDZ, and visit the Jiaxing plants of Centrotec Building Technology, ZF Foton Automated Transmission and KraussMaffei Machinery.


At KraussMaffei, Mr. Chris Xin, COO at KraussMaffei Machinery (China) Co., Ltd., Mr. Meng Zuo, Head of Product Line China Truck and Van Driveline Technology & General Manager at ZF Foton Automated Transmission (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd., and Mr. Christoph Moellers, President at Wolf HVAC Systems (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. & Centrotec Building Technology (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd., will be joining a Panel Discussion on the Current Situation of German Businesses in Jiaxing. The Panel Discussion will be moderated by Mr. Jan Jovy, General Manager AHK Greater China · Shanghai.


After the Panel Discussion, for those, who would like return home, transportation will be arranged to Jiaxing South Railway Station. For those, who would like to stay, the excursion group will have dinner at the Jiaxing Marriott Hotel.


For those interested, accommodation at the Jiaxing Marriott Hotel will be kindly covered by Jiaxing EDZ.



On Friday, 4 December, an optional Cultural Program will take the excursion group to Jiaxing's Moonriver Old Street. As a part of Old Jiaxing City, the Moonriver Old Street has become a combination of local culture and modern business. During this tour, the excursion group can experience Jiangnan Water Town's local restaurants, cafés, bars, antique shop, museum and flower markets. Afterwards, the excursion group will be taken back to the Jiaxing South Railway Station or enjoy lunch, and then be taken back to the Jiaxing South Railway Station.


Dec 3, 2020

10 AM - 7 PM (GMT+8)

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Jiaxing Economic & Technological Development Zone
Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China
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Notes on Transportation & Accommodation

Notes on Transportation:


The Jiaxing EDZ kindly covers all costs for shuttle bus transportation in Jiaxing, meals and optional accommodation at the Jiaxing Marriott Hotel. However, please note, that the transportation to Jiaxing will be individually covered. If arriving via train, please be aware that train tickets sell both online and offline up until 30 minutes before departure. Please kindly book your train ticket in advance. Please kindly carry your passport / ID card and health code on your smartphone with you.



Arrival on Thursday, 3 December:


  • For those arriving from Shanghai via train, the excursion group will meet with Mr. Navin Hossain from the German Chamber at 9:45AM at the departing platform of Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. Train G1501 leaves from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station at 10:03AM and arrives at Jiaxing South Railway Station at 10:31AM. The exact departing platform of train G1501 is not published until 3 December by the Chinese Railway System. Prior to the event, the German Chamber will invite guests arriving from Shanghai via train to a WeChat group to coordinate arrival from Shanghai. Please indicate accordingly during registration: "I will arrive from Shanghai Hongqiao via train G1501 at Jiaxing South Railway Station at 10:31AM".
  • For those arriving from another city via train, please kindly arrive at Jiaxing South Railway Station before 10:30AM. For reference, train G1377 leaves from Suzhou North Railway Station at 8:52AM and arrives at Jiaxing South Railway Station at 10:02AM. Train G1128 leaves from Hangzhou East Railway Station at 10:02AM and arrives at Jiaxing South Railway Station at 10:32AM. Please indicate accordingly during registration: "I will arrive via another train at Jiaxing South Railway Station by 10:30AM".
  • For those arriving via own car, you may either arrive at Jiaxing South Railway Station by 10:30AM (Jiaxing South Station, Baichuan Road, Jiaxing / 嘉兴市百川路嘉兴南站 - parking is available, but can't be guaranteed) or at the Zone Government Office Building (Jingtou Mansion) of Jiaxing EDZ by 10:45AM. The address of the Zone Government Office Building is: Jingtou Mansion, Zhanwang Road No.1, Jiaxing / 嘉兴展望路1号经投大厦. Please indicate accordingly during registration: "I will arrive via own car at Jiaxing South Railway Station by 10:30AM" OR "I will arrive via own car at the Zone Government Office Building (Jingtou Mansion) of Jiaxing EDZ by 10:45AM".



Departure on Thursday, 3 December: 


  • After the Panel Discussion, guests may choose to return home or stay for dinner:
  • For those leaving after the panel discussion at 5:00PM, shuttle bus transfer will be arranged to Jiaxing South Railway Station. For reference, train D3292 leaves at 5:43PM and arrives at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station at 6:37PM. Train G1363 leaves at 6:03PM and arrives at Hangzhou East Railway Station at 6:19PM. Train G7520 leaves at 5:58PM and arrives at Suzhou Main Station at 7:06PM.
  • For those staying for dinner, the excursion group will have dinner at the Jiaxing Marriott Hotel. After dinner, at 7:00PM shuttle bus transfer will be arranged to Jiaxing South Railway Station. For reference, train D378 leaves at 7:30PM and arrives at Shanghai Hongqiao at 7:59PM. Train D7535 leaves at 7:32PM and arrives at Hangzhou East at 7:55PM. Train G7314 leaves at 7:55PM and arrives at Suzhou Main Station at 8:36PM.



Optional: Overnight Stay and Cultural Program on Friday, 4 December:


  • For those who would like to stay in Jiaxing, overnight accommodation at the Jiaxing Marriott Hotel will be kindly covered by the Jiaxing EDZ. Please indicate accordingly during registration. See also "Notes on Accommodation" below.


  • On 4 December, after the Cultural Program, guests may choose to return home or stay for lunch:
  • For those who would like to return home, at 11:00AM shuttle bus transfer will be arranged to Jiaxing South Railway Station.For reference, train G7576 leaves at 11:39AM and arrives at Suzhou Main Station at 12:41PM. Train G1375 leaves at 11:44AM and arrives at Hangzhou East at 12:07PM. Train G1384 leaves at 11:49AM and arrives at Shanghai Hongqiao at 12:18PM.
  • For those who would like to stay for lunch, lunch will be arranged by the Jiaxing EDZ between 11:30AM and 12:30PM. Afterwards, shuttle bus transfer will be arranged to Jiaxing South Railway Station. For reference, train G7375 leaves at 1:21PM and arrives at Hangzhou East at 1:44PM. Train D3102 leaves at 1:27PM and arrives at Shanghai Hongqiao at 2:14PM.



Notes on Accommodation:


  • For those who would like to stay in Jiaxing from 3 to 4 December, overnight accommodation at the Jiaxing Marriott Hotel will be kindly covered by the Jiaxing EDZ. Guests may choose a Deluxe Kingsize Bedroom or a Deluxe Twin Bedroom. Please indicate accordingly during registration and we will contact you regarding room booking.
  • Hotel Address: Jiaxing Marriott Hotel, No 418 Qinyi Road, Nanhu District, Jiaxing 314001 China / 嘉兴万豪酒店, 嘉兴市秦逸路418号. Phone: +86 573 8206 8888 Web: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-rooms/hghjx-jiaxing-marriott-hotel/ 

Agenda

  • Arrival via Shanghai, 3 Dec 2020
    9:45 AM - 10 AMMeeting at departing platform at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station
    Mr. Navin Hossain from German Chamber will travel with the guests from Shanghai to Jiaxing. The exact departing platform of train G1501 is not available until 3 December. Prior to the event, the German Chamber will invite guests arriving from Shanghai via train to a WeChat group to coordinate arrival from Shanghai. Please indicate accordingly during registration.
    10 AM - 10:30 AMTrain G1501 leaves from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station
    Train G1501 leaves from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station at 10:03AM and arrives at Jiaxing South Railway Station at 10:31AM. Guests will be picked up via shuttle bus transfer.
    Development Zone & Factory Excursion, 3 Dec 2020
    10:30 AM - 10:50 AMMeeting Point Jiaxing South Railway Station
    Pick up at meeting point Jiaxing South Railway Station and shuttle bus transfer to Jiaxing EDZ Zone Government Office Building (Jingtou Mansion).
    10:50 AM - 11:20 AMTour: Jiaxing EDZ Exhibition Center and Group Photo
    11:20 AM - 12:20 PMWelcome Speech and Q&A with Jiaxing EDZ Leadership

    Fuxiang Sheng

    Director of Administration Committee, Jiaxing EDZ

    Jan Jovy (Moderator)

    General Manager at AHK Greater China · Shanghai

    12:20 PM - 1:30 PMLunch at Jiaxing EDZ Zone Government Office Building (Jingtou Mansion) Canteen
    1:30 PM - 2:15 PMFactory Tour: Centrotec Plant at Jiaxing EDZ
    2:15 PM - 2:30 PMTour: Sino-German Industrial Park at Jiaxing EDZ
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PMFactory Tour: ZF Plant at Jiaxing EDZ
    3:30 PM - 4 PMFactory Tour: KraussMaffei Plant at Jiaxing EDZ
    4 PM - 5 PMPanel Discussion: "Current Situation of German Businesses in Jiaxing"
    Towards the end of 2020, German companies are facing new challenges and opportunities in China. The balance of prevention and production will be a task for every manager.

    During this panel discussion, German company leaders will share their experience and insights. The panel discussion will be held in KraussMaffei’s newly opened plant in the Jiaxing EDZ.

    Jan Jovy (Moderator)

    General Manager at AHK Greater China · Shanghai

    Christoph Moellers

    President at Wolf HVAC Systems (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. & Centrotec Building Technology (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd.

    Chris Xin

    COO at KraussMaffei Machinery (China) Co., Ltd

    Meng Zuo

    Head of Product Line China Truck and Van Driveline Technology& General Manager at ZF Foton Automated Transmission (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd.

    5 PM - 5:20 PMOption A: Shuttle Bus Transfer back to Jiaxing South Railway Station
    After the Panel Discussion, for those who would like to return home, shuttle bus transfer will be arranged to Jiaxing South Railway Station.

    Train D3292 leaves at 5:43PM and arrives at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station at 6:37PM.
    Train G1363 leaves at 6:03PM and arrives at Hangzhou East Railway Station at 6:19PM.
    Train G7520 leaves at 5:58PM and arrives at Suzhou Main Station at 7:06PM.
    5:30 PM - 7 PMOption B: Dinner and Overnight Stay at Jiaxing Marriott Hotel
    After the Panel Discussion, for those who would like to have dinner in Jiaxing, the excursion group will have dinner at the Jiaxing Marriott Hotel. After dinner, at 7:00PM shuttle bus transfer will be arranged to Jiaxing South Railway Station.

    Train D378 leaves at 7:30PM and arrives at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station at 7:59PM.
    Train D7535 leaves at 7:32PM and arrives at Hangzhou East Railway Station at 7:55PM.
    Train G7314 leaves at 7:55PM and arrives at Suzhou Main Station at 8:36PM.

    For those who would like to stay in Jiaxing, overnight accommodation will be kindly covered by the Jiaxing EDZ.
    Cultural Program (optional), 4 Dec 2020
    9:30 AM - 11 AMTour through Moonriver Old Street & Jiangnan Water Town
    Pick up from Jiaxing Marriott Hotel at 9:30 AM.
    11 AM - 11:30 AMOption A: Shuttle Bus Transfer back to Jiaxing South Railway Station
    After the Cultural Program, for those who would like to return home, shuttle bus transfer will be arranged to Jiaxing South Railway Station.

    Train G7576 leaves at 11:39AM and arrives at Suzhou Main Station at 12:41PM.
    Train G1375 leaves at 11:44AM and arrives at Hangzhou East at 12:07PM.
    Train G1384 leaves at 11:49AM and arrives at Shanghai Hongqiao at 12:18PM.
    11:30 AM - 1 PMOption B: Lunch, then Shuttle Bus Transfer to back to Jiaxing South Railway Station
    After the Cultural Program, lunch will be arranged by the Jiaxing EDZ between 11:30AM and 12:30PM.

    Afterwards, shuttle bus transfer will be arranged to Jiaxing South Railway Station.

    Train G7375 leaves at 1:21PM and arrives at Hangzhou East at 1:44PM.
    Train D3102 leaves at 1:27PM and arrives at Shanghai Hongqiao at 2:14PM.

Speakers

  • Jan Jovy (Moderator) (General Manager at AHK Greater China · Shanghai)

    Jan Jovy (Moderator)

    General Manager at AHK Greater China · Shanghai

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  • Fuxiang Sheng (Director of Administration Committee, Jiaxing EDZ)

    Fuxiang Sheng

    Director of Administration Committee, Jiaxing EDZ

  • Christoph Moellers (President at Wolf HVAC Systems (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. & Centrotec Building Technology (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd.)

    Christoph Moellers

    President at Wolf HVAC Systems (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. & Centrotec Building Technology (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd.

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  • Chris Xin (COO at KraussMaffei Machinery (China) Co., Ltd)

    Chris Xin

    COO at KraussMaffei Machinery (China) Co., Ltd

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  • Meng Zuo (Head of Product Line China Truck and Van Driveline Technology& General Manager at ZF Foton Automated Transmission (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd.)

    Meng Zuo

    Head of Product Line China Truck and Van Driveline Technology& General Manager at ZF Foton Automated Transmission (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd.

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About Jiaxing Economic & Technological Development Zone (Jiaxing EDZ)

Jiaxing is located in the core area of economic integration of the Yangtze River Delta. The state-level Jiaxing Economic & Technological Development Zone is located in downtown Jiaxing with a planed area of 110 km2. With the cooperative development of manufacturing, modern service and high-tech industries, JXEDZ has formed 4 leading industries including auto parts, equipment manufacturing, high-end food processing and electronic information. Jiaxing EDZ ranked No. 12 among 219 state-level EDZ in a comprehensive rating by the Ministry of Commerce 2019 and ranked No.5 for utilizing foreign capital. Jiaxing EDZ is awarded as "National Investment Value Development Zone" and "Zhejiang excellent development zone".There are about 660 foreign enterprises from 40+ countries and regions in Jiaxing EDZ, including 38 Fortune 500 enterprises.

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