First meeting of the capitals of the CEE countries and China

Sofia - the crossing point of new opportunities

Sofia says Thank you to all participants in the First Meeting of Mayors of the Capitals of the CEE countries and China for being a part of the event!

The city of Sofia was honored to be the host of this high-level Forum.

The meeting in Sofia marked the beginning of a new mechanism for cooperation between the capitals of the countries of CEE and China. In the course of three days, between September 26 and September 28, 2016, delegations from the participating cities shared their know-how and experience in urban development. The results of their hard work formed the basis of the Joint Declaration, signed at the conclusion of the Forum. The Declaration highlights the main areas of cooperation – tourism, transport and logistics, green technologies, culture and cultural heritage, digital technologies and agribusiness. We believe that the partnership between the capitals and the policy of close cooperation through the exchange of proven solutions will lead to the improvement of the quality of life in our cities.


I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to you for participating in the first Forum of the Capitals of the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe and China (16+1), which was held in Sofia on 26-28 September 2016.

As our guests, you had the opportunity to present the latest achievements of your Capital and to share your expertise and valuable information with the participants from the other countries.

I believe that this Forum has set the foundations of a new type of cooperation between us in the field of cultural tourism, transport, smart city and urban agriculture, as well as new business opportunities.

It was a great honor welcoming you in our city. I hope you had a pleasant and fruitful stay in Sofia and that you will visit our beautiful Capital again as tourists and friends.




What is 16+1?

16+1 is an initiative of the government of China that aims to foster cooperation between China and the sixteen countries of Central and Eastern Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Republic of Macedonia.

Launched in 2012, 16+1 seeks to develop economic, political and cultural cooperation between Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region and China through a series of summits, ministry-level conferences, business forums and other events devoted to issues such as tourism, education, agriculture, energy affairs and infrastructure development.

The framework document for the 16+1 format, entitled China’s Twelve Measures for Promoting Friendly Cooperation with Central and Eastern European Countries was introduced at the first 16+1 Summit in Warsaw, Poland (2012). Subsequent summits took place in Bucharest, Romania (2013), Belgrade, Serbia (2014) and Suzhou, China (2015).

As a part of the 16+1 initiative, in 2012, China formed a permanent secretariat for cooperation between China and Central and Eastern European countries, based at the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In addition, several associations and industry organisations coordinated by individual states were created. In 2014 an association for the promotion of agricultural cooperation between China and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe was established in Sofia, Bulgaria.

16+1 Meeting of Mayors in Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, will host the first 16+1 meeting of mayors and local government representatives: First meeting of the capitals of the CEE countries and China: Sofia – the crossing point of new opportunities, September 26-28, 2016.

The event, which will be attended by the mayors of the sixteen CEE country’s capitals as well as the mayor of Beijing, will aim to improve cooperation in the areas of transport and logistics, agribusiness and tourism.

A special panel on innovation, innovation industries and the modern city will also be held as a part of the event.


Participants from China

  • huawei

    Who is Huawei?

    Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Driven by responsible operations, ongoing innovation, and open collaboration, we have established a competitive ICT portfolio of end-to-end solutions in telecom and enterprise networks, devices, and cloud computing. Our ICT solutions, products, and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world's population. With more than 170,000 employees, Huawei is committed to enabling the future information society, and building a better connected world.

    What do we offer the world?

    We create value for our customers. Together with telecom carriers, Huawei has built over 1,500 networks, helping over one-third of the world's population connect to the internet. Together with our enterprise customers, we employ agile enterprise networks, including open cloud networks, to drive efficient operations and agile innovation across domains like Safe city, finance, transportation, and energy. With our smart devices and smartphones, we are improving people's digital experience in work, life, and entertainment.


  • Beijing Infrastructure Investment Co., Ltd.

    Beijing Infrastructure Investment Co., Ltd. (“the Company”) is a wholly state-owned company, funded by the State Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the Municipal People’s Government of Beijing. Businesses of the Company include investment, financing and management of infrastructure (mainly metro), metro equipment manufacture and information technology service, development and operation of land and property,etc. Currently the Company has 18 wholly-owned subsidiaries, 34 controlled companies (including one listed company at home and one abroad) and 19 joint stock companies. The Company consists of 16 departments, whose staff members add up to about 1,815. Since its establishment in 2003, registered capital of the Company has soared from RMB 2.5 billion to RMB 90.9 billion. By the end of 2015, the Company has made investments of up to RMB 395.3 billion and built a mega urban metro system network whose passenger throughput and total distance rank the first and the second respectively in the world, which is of great help to the steady economic growth of Beijing. It has saved a total amount of RMB 8.5 billion in financing and investment cost and realized total profit of RMB 10 billion, therefore the Company ranked top in state-owned enterprises in the hedge ratio and appreciation rate of state-owned assets. Its total assets and net assets have reached RMB 404.5 billion and RMB 140.9 billion respectively, which rank the second and the first in state-owned enterprises.

    Address: Floor 9, Building 2, Jingtou Mansion, No.6 Xiaoying North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

    Tel: +86 10 84686113

    Fax: +86 10 84686080



  • ZTE Corporation

    ZTE Corporation is a global leader in telecommunications and information technology. As part of ZTE’s mobile information communication technologies (M-ICT) strategy, the company is committed to providing integrated end-to-end innovations to deliver excellence and value to consumers, carriers, businesses and public sector customers around the world to enable increased connectivity and productivity. Founded in 1985, ZTE is listed on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges. In 2015, ZTE achieved an annual revenue to over RMB 100 billion for the first time, with a net profit increase of 21.8% to RMB 3.21 billion, driven by new operations including semiconductors and the Internet of Things.

    Address: ZTE Plaza, Keji Road South, Hi-Tech Industrial Park, Nanshan District, Shenzhen, P.R. China; Office 802, Block A, Interpred, 36 Dragan Tsankov Blvd., 1040 Sofia, Bulgaria 518057

    Mobile: +359882421021



  • China Venture Capital Asset Management Ltd.

    China Venture Capital (CVC) was founded in July 2006, which is solely invested and established by China National Silk Imp. & Exp. Corporation, a state-owned enterprise. In 2009, the new investment institution was introduced after restructuring and reorganizing. After fast development in recent years, it has now developed into a comprehensive financial service group that owns many subsidiaries such as Zhongchuang Baoying Funds, Runfeng Capital, Rongchuang Investment, Zhonghong Accommodation, etc. The company is headquartered in Beijing.

    Our core business is providing comprehensive financial service for clients. The CVC applies various financing tools such as interbank market products, funds, investment banking products and assets securitization to provide comprehensive package solutions for clients, builds an all-round financing platform, introduces and standardizes capital operation of enterprises, assists clients in realizing stable expansion of capital and achieving the goal of sustainable development. Through such means as raising, investment, management and exit for equity funds and buyout funds, we grasp the information about domestic and overseas capital markets, gain from policy dividends, realize and increase the value of assets.

    By June 2016, the CVC has altogether realized more than RMB 50 billion yuan debt financing for governmental financing platforms and large enterprises. Holding four funds with a total management scale of RMB 17 billion yuan, our company has become a chief adviser of many large state-owned enterprises, private enterprises and listed companies.

    Add: 903, Floor 9, Building A, 21st Century Plaza, 40 Liangmaqiao Road, Chaoyang District, 100125 Beijing, China

    Tel:+86 10 84446888-866

    Fax:+86 10 84446889

  • China Pocy Group

    China Pocy Group Co., Ltd. is a diversified group company integrating investment, education, science & technology, trade, real estate, new energy and biomedicine into one, with a total registered capital of RMB 500 million. Based in Beijing, the company has set up business branches in many cities including Tianjin,Shijiazhuang, Chengdu, Guiyang, Xi’an, Nanning, Qingdao, Shenzhen, Zhuhai and Hong Kong.

    Adhering to the operation concept of “operating city, creating prosperity”, the company is committed to become a leader in developing the city with industries and operating the city. It follows the development concept of “developing the city with industries, promoting industries with the city, combining industries with the city, integrating urban and rural areas”, aiming at the development goal of “building a smart, ecological and comprehensive city suitable for living and working”.The company focuses on international education industry, tourism culture industry and city development to actively innovate and upgrade the market-oriented operational mode of “government guidance, enterprise operation, cooperation for mutual benefits”, explores and realizes economic development, city development and people’s livelihood assurance for developing the city with industries, aiming to improve living environment, life quality and the city’s regional value.At present, China Pocy Group has become a leading enterprise in the field of vocational education investment in China.

    Guizhou - Qingzhen Vocational Education City and Beijing Caofeidian International Vocational Education City invested by China Pocy Group have formed the south and the north of vocational education development pattern.

    Address: No. 6, Xiao Ma Chang, Haidian District, Beijing, China

    Tel: +86 10 56010000

    Fax: +86 10 56010000



  • Sharing Mobile Group

    Founded in 2006, Sharing Mobile Group is the well-known domestic mobile communication business solution provider, and has always focused on the research, development and operational support of mobile Internet, cloud computing and big data platform. For a long period, Sharing Mobile Group provides mobile Internet, enterprises mobile communication, mobile financial solution for more than 70 giant enterprises, such as China mobile, China Unicom, China Telecom, the head offices of ICBC, ABC, BOC, CCB, BCM, China International Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Eastern Airlines, Hainan Airlines and so on , winning the reputation of "operator of carriers". On Dec. 26th, 2013, Sharing Mobile obtained telecom licenses and became a private telecom operator.

    The total number of users of Sharing Mobile has reached one million until March 2015 after its 4G business firstly became commercial in 2014, and became China's new operator representative after China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom.

    Sharing Mobile Group is committed to bring differentiated service application and product experience for the users from different areas and provide tailored mobile Internet products for the enterprise and industry customers as well as build the mobile Internet portal with you...

    Address: Sharing Mobile Building, No.6 Building, Beiwu Innovation Park North Zone, No.23 Beiwucun Road, Haidian District, Beijing

    Mobile: +86 17001200521



  • Lihe Technology Development Co., Ltd

    Lihe Technology Development Co., Ltd, formerly known as Beijing Tsinghua Lihe Electronic Technology Co., Ltd, is a high-tech joint-stock company rising from the Tsinghua Yuan. With a registered capital of CNY 50 million, it focuses on new technology, sustained innovation, and application of the world’s state-of-the-art technology to various fields and sectors. Through long-term exploration, Tsinghua Lihe has reshaped its ownership and corporate governance, and adjusted its business mode and direction. It now covers new materials, new energy, investment, finance, and consultation. Relying closely on Tsinghua University’s advantage in talent and technology, Tsinghua Lihe offers its clients with the most advanced products and excellent services.

    Unlimited technology, unlimited innovation!

    Address: 84-8 Mailbox, Beijing Tsinghua Universtiy, China

    Tel: +86 10 62771709

    Fax: +86 10 62773708



  • Beijing Fumin Xinglin Science&Technology Co., Ltd.

    Beijing Fumin Xinglin Science&Technology Co., Ltd. locates in Doudian, Fangshan District, Beijing. It was established in 2008 with over 100 million assets so far. The company focuses on researching and promoting new technology, products and achievements centered on forestry and nursery stocks with proprietary intellectual property rights. It has R&D centers and large greenhouse seedling cultivation for about 115 acres as well as plant base in Chicheng and Shangyi Coungy in Zhangjiakou City for about 495 acres. The 107 fast growing poplar, sophora japonica, bamboo willow, early varieties of walnut, greenhouse strawberry, raspberry, Dendrobium, vegetables and new container nursery technique have been applied to over 20 cities, making a great contribution to greening, desertification prevention, improvement of the ecological environment and the cutting-edge cultivation technology for China. The company was honored as China green tech vegetable demonstration base (No. CFV09007) by China fruit and vegetable expert committee in 2010. It is also rewarded as advanced unit and civilized unit by the Beijing municipality.

    Address: Floor 1, Gongcheng Building, No.9 Youyongchang North Road, Fengtai District, Beijing, China

    Tel: +86 10 52919085

    Fax +86 10 52919061



  • Beijing science and technology agricultural credit union

    Jointly launched by the Beijing association of agricultural industrialization leading enterprises, Beijing academy of consumers' rights and interests protection law, Beijing branch of the joint property insurance Co., Ltd., Beijing CAG food business center and other units, Beijing science and technology agricultural credit union is a non-profit public organization with the status of legal person approved and registered by the civil affairs department.

    Aims: to observe the constitution, laws, regulations and state policies, to abide by social morality; guided by the innovation drive; guided by the scientific and technological innovation; to focus on improving the agricultural seed selection, manufacturing, science and technology, storage, transportation and market traceability technology; to establish the agricultural credit system as the goal; and to make a positive contribution to the development of integrity of the agricultural industry in China.

    Across the country to carry out the agricultural products traceability technology research and development and realize the transformation of scientific and technological achievements; to develop technical standards; integrity enterprise and product evaluation; agricultural credit system construction; Intellectual property trade and protection; professional consultation, training and exhibition; to undertake the work commissioned by the government; to carry out international exchanges and cooperation.

    Address: Room 701, Building 3, No. 18, Binhe Road, An Wai Xi, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100011, China

    Tel: +86 10 62110453

    Fax: +86 10 62110453



  • Beijing Porcelain Tea Edge Culture Development Co., Ltd.

    With the tea industry and tea culture research as the carrier, Beijing Porcelain Tea Edge Culture Development Co., Ltd. is an integrated company covering tea, tea sales, tea processing, tourism and leisure resort catering accommodation, folk culture, agricultural ecological sightseeing, picking and jingxi characteristic agricultural products development. The company owns Beijing porcelain tea edge teahouse, Beijing porcelain tea edge Qin teahouse, porcelain tea edge vocational skills training school, a porcelain tea edge lingshui juren village folk tourism professional cooperatives, porcelain tea edge radix scutellariae fairy valley scenic spots (AAA). Involving five sectors, namely, planting, processing, modern service industry, culture and tourism, the company has formed the industrial chain cycle, from radix scutellariae to radix scutellariae fairy valley scenic area, leading the "path from small radix scutellariae to big industry".

    The company has achieved the following achievements. The "porcelain tea edge" trademark was identified as the famous trademark of Beijing. The two brands "porcelain tea edge" and "juren village" have been identified as well-known trademarks in the Mentougou district of Beijing, and were awarded the certificates of patent pilot unit of Beijing. Radix scutellariae fairy valley is a national AAA level scenic area, the key leading agricultural industrialization enterprise in Beijing. Meanwhile, it is also the international cultural research base of radix scutellariae, China radix scutellariae processing non-material cultural heritage site, baical skullcap root culture popular science education base, as well as the only domestic radix scutellariae leisure culture tourism industry park in China, the national five-star leisure agriculture park and the five-star leisure agriculture park of Beijing.

    Address: No.A10, Mentougou Theatre East Street, Beijing, China

    Tel: +86 10 69853510

    Fax: +86 10 69856597



  • Beijing Pengrui Real Estate Development Co., Ltd.

    Located in No.3, Western Road of the Third Southern Ring, Beijing, Beijing Pengrui Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. was established in October 2004, with registered capital of RMB 50 million. It is one of the enterprises with the most development potential in Beijing, with a “Second Qualification” of real estate development.

    Committed to diversified development, our company has rich experience in China’s real estate industry and in-depth knowledge of China’s real estate, property market and tourist market. Meanwhile, our company extends businesses to other areas of rapid development in China by virtue of rich development experience and abundant fund strength. Many projects are successfully developed in Anyang, an ancient capital, including government civil servants project in Huafujingyuan, project of rebuilding old villages in Kanglehuayuan and residential projects in the green shade A and B, etc. Our company also successfully developed Xidan Shangguojue high grade residential projects and Pengrui Building in the fourth eastern ring road in Beijing.

    At the moment, projects that are developed and constructed by our company include: Anyang financial business information center project gathering finance, business and information in the center, with an area of 200,000 square kilometers in new eastern area of Anyang; move-back house project of 400,000 square kilometers in Changxindian of Beijing; project of national culture, tourism and leisure harbor with rich fruits and fragrant flowers in Changping District of Beijing and national culture, tourism and leisure project in China Chabei Grassland of 3.4 square kilometers, whose planning and construction are under approval.

    Add:No. 3, Western Road of the Third Southern Ring, Fengtai District, Beijing



  • Beijing Blue Wisdom Management Consulting Center

    Founded in 2007, Beijing Blue Wisdom Management Consulting Center is a management consulting institution which mainly serves the public sector. After eight years of development, adhering to the company principle of public stance, professional quality and independent thought, Blue Wisdom Center has gradually formed the business structure of One Body, Four Wings, with economic research as the body, with e-government affairs, data center, business training and copy editing as the four wings. The Center offers system, strategy and policy consulting services in economy, society, culture and other sectors to the public sectors and enterprises. All the year round, the Center provides consulting services for Beijing Municipal Commission of Development and Reform, Beijing Publicity Department, Beijing Municipal Bureau of Sports and many public sectors in the districts of Chaoyang, Xicheng, Haidian etc. Meanwhile, the Center has also established long-term strategic cooperative relationship with many universities and research institutions, such as College of Business Administration, Capital University of Economics and Business, University of International Business and Economics, Institute of Koolshade Capital, forming a multi-faceted, multitype consulting service structure that covers the consultation of public management sectors.

    As the core department of Beijing Blue Wisdom Center, Institute of Blue Wisdom owns a professional research group with solid academic knowledge and the determined spirits of ambitious ideals, reform, innovation and pioneer. At present, Institute of Blue Wisdom takes charge of more than 100 consulting projects, involving macroscopic situation, regional economics, industrial economics, park planning, market research, institutional research, policy studies etc., achieving plentiful research production in cultural and creative industries, high-tech industries, business services, finance, etc., forming systematic research model in building economy, regional economy, headquarter economy, etc.

    Address:A508, Huaye International Center, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

    Tel:+86 10 65202511

    Fax:+86 10 65202889

  • Beijing Liang Yu Lighting Appliance Co., Ltd.

    Beijing Liang Yu Lighting Appliance Co., Ltd., founded in 2001, is a professional engineering company engaged in planning and design of landscape lighting, research and development,  manufacture and engineering implementation of lighting product. Beijing Liang Yu Lighting is a group member of the "China Lighting Association", authenticated by ISO international. There are a number of experienced engineers and technicians, high level lighting specialists and designers. We have great abilities to provide customers with quality services and professional technology, guaranteed by perfect enterprise management system, advanced computer aided system, excellent lighting designers and professional construction team.The company has both the rich experiences in planning, designing and implementing the landscape lighting and the capabilities to research and develop it. The company has remarkable achievements in a variety of scale night lighting projects with independently developed products and leading technology.

    Address: Room 313, Building 5, Xinyuan International, Fangzhuang, Fengtai District, Beijing, China; No.18 Qingyuan Road, Daxing District, Beijing, China

    Tel: +86 10 67658002



  • Beijing Beibian Micro Grid Technology Co., Ltd

    “Beijing Beibian Micro Grid Technology Co., Ltd” (short for “BBMGT”) was incorporated in July 2010. It is a high-tech enterprise specialized in the intelligent grid and micro grid business as well as the only window company in China that understands the intelligent and micro grid technology.

    BBMGT has a highly experienced entrepreneurial team in electric power industry research, project implementation and market operation. We have accumulated a wealth of technical experience in automation of power distribution network, not only proficient in the primary equipment of power distribution network but secondary equipment as well. Furthermore, we also have an in-depth study on the grid monitoring software, with abundant technical reserve. Compared with the existing similar overseas technology , our core technology is micro grid control system, mainly solving the problem of new energy generation. Intelligent micro grid technology products developed by BBMGT can be powered by PV, wind power and other new clean energy generation, with the characteristics of coordinating , adjustable and controllable multiple power resources.

    At present, BBMGT has developed the whole set of micro-grid control system products, and has introduced the core hardware and micro grid control software-- MG1000-MG8000 series products in the meantime, with a number of technology patents and software copyrights.

    Add: Room 231, Hua Xia Technology Plaza, Z-Park, Haidian District, Beijing, P. R. China

    Tel: 8610-62985677-8002

    Fax: 8610-62985677-8008



  • Beijing Huadu Yukou Poultry Industry Co., Ltd

    Beijing Huadu Yukou Poultry Industry Co. Ltd (short for “Yukou Poultry”) is affiliated with Beijing Capital Agribusiness Group. Yukou Poultry is one of the top three layer breeding companies worldwide, the National High-Tech Enterprise, and the National key Leading Enterprise in Agriculture Industrialization. Yukou Poultry has 380,000 grandparent stocks (GPS) and 3.5 million parent stocks (PS), with the annual hatch ability of 280 million commercial female chicks, as well as three feed mills each with an annual production of 180,000 tons.

    Yukou Poultry has independently bred four layer varieties, Jing Brown 1, Jing Tint 1, Jing Tint 2, and Jing White 1, which are famous for excellent adaptability, high yield, outstanding egg quality and more salable eggs. The current market share is around 50% of the Chinese layer industry. In the past seven years, three billion commercials were distributed to 31 provinces nationwide. To estimate modestly, every four eggs in ten consumed by the Chinese are originated here.

    Address: No.3, Xing Long Zhuang North Street, Yukou Town, Pinggu District, Beijing, China

    Tel: +86 10 61905280

    Fax: +86 10 61903706



  • Beijing GEO-JH Agricultural Development Ltd

    Beijing GEO-JH Agricultural Development Ltd, founded in 2008, is a comprehensive agricultural enterprise integrating science and technology demonstration, science education, ecological sightseeing, leisure and entertainment into one. In 2012, the company was named the “leading enterprises of agricultural industrialization in Beijing”. The company mainly runs two businesses. One is the agricultural park planning, with a good place for leisure and vacation for citizens and a good platform to increase farmers' income as the aims. At the moment, the company has completed the planning and design of the agricultural carnival in Beijing, Zhengzhou and Guiyang, modern urban agriculture planning in Zhengzhou Airport, the planning of the life science and technology park  in Anhui province, etc. The other is a plant factory, for the purpose of technological innovation changing the sprouts history and food safety benefiting everyone. GEO-JH has reached the world advanced level in product varieties, yield, content of science and technology, food safety, and joined the World Association of Bean Sprouts in 2014. The plant factory has established a technology research and development team with the world famous sprout production and intensive processing enterprises from the Netherlands and South Korea to continuously improve the product quality, production and food safety. At present, the company owns 100 patents, 26 catering to sprouts, which can produce over 1,000 varieties of sprouts.

    Address: Xiaoying Village, West Zhaoquanying Town, Shunyi District, Beijing

    Tel: +86 10 58407369



  • GT Bio-Technology (Beijing) Company

    GT Bio-Technology (Beijing) Company is a private modern high technology agricultural enterprise for rare edible mushroom factory production.

    Guided by the corporate culture of “for the good of others”, Green Top and its subsidiary companies are committed to the research, development and production of safe and organic edible mushroom. They proactively advocate the ideas of large-scale farming, efficient production, integrated technology, energy conserving facilities and intelligent control, setting the new industry benchmark, and exerting positive and profound influence upon the development of the edible mushroom industry.

    Address: South Doudian Village, Doudian Town, Fangshan District, Beijing, China

    Tel: +86 10 80305268/5608/5816/5806

    Fax:+86 10 80305268 ext. 2015


  • Beijing Golden Deer’s Wonderland International Technology  Limited Liability Company

    According to the strategic positioning of the urban function of Beijing and China’s supply-side reform, Beijing Golden Deer’s Wonderland International Technology Limited Liability Company seeks to boost the fertility of China’s sika deer and the supply of international industrial chain through “Internet Plus” (During Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to New Zealand between 19th and 21st November 2014, China and New Zealand renewed their cooperation document: Agreement for a New Zealand Integrative Healthcare Centre between Beijing Tongrentang Group and NgatiRangiwewehi Charitable Trust). Among others, our Company cultivates deer with holandric genes by mating wapiti introduced from New Zealand with Chinese sika deer using modern agricultural technology. Alongside that, we develop bio-pharmaceuticals and edible agricultural products and build a green record-tracking system for the deer industrial chain by adopting new generation network and health technologies. That is how we drive the imports and exports of the industrial chain.

    (What we need: imported wapiti, donkey offspring, deer, series of products of donkeys, deer offspring bred by exported wapiti and sika deer, information management technologies of the Internet of Things of the deer industrial chain, bio-pharmaceuticals, medical apparatus and instruments and farm produce for deer and donkeys).

    Address: Southwest to the Wailangying Village Committee, Taihu Town, Tongzhou, Beijing, China

    Tel: +86 10 80826969; +86 18611296656; 13501299836

    Fax: +86 10 59709588;


  • Beijing Tianan Agriculture Co., LTD

    Beijing Tianan Agriculture Co., LTD (hereinafter referred to as "Tianan agriculture") is the leading enterprise of agriculture industrialization in Beijing, which originated from Xiaotangshan Special Vegetable Base established in 1984. The main business is vegetable production, processing and sales.

    Tianan agriculture has established a diversified sales channels, with its brand "Xiaotangshan" vegetable well-known in Beijing. There are about 150 shops and supermarkets selling "Xiaotangshan" vegetables. Its vegetables also directly supply the catering of companies, institutions and schools. At the same time, community small market, membership home delivery and e-commerce sales models are all set up. Tianan agriculture was the core vegetable supplier for Beijing Asian Games in 1990 and Beijing Olympic Games in 2008. In order to upgrade the products, a modern fresh cut vegetables workshop of 4,300 square meters was built in 2013.

    To ensure the vegetable safety, Tianan agriculture has established the vegetable production safety standard and the traceability management system. Considering different characteristics of products, the production bases are located national wide. The bases of Miyun, Shunyi, Yanqing in Beijing serve as all the year round main supply base, Chongli, Shangyi in Hebei province serve as summer off-season cool bases, Yunnan, Hainan, Guangxi serve as winter off-season bases, Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia, Lanzhou serve as regional superior product bases. The total vegetable planting area currently reaches about 700 hectares.

    Tianan agriculture has established nine informatization system, including "production management system", "ERP management system", "safety and quality traceability system", and so on. Tianan agriculture has realized the whole information management from the production, processing, storage and transportation to sales, which effectively ensures the product quality and service level.

    Address: South Daliushu Roundabout, Xiaotangshan Town, Changping District, Beijing

    Tel: +86 10 53205580

    Fax: +86 10 53205581



  • Zhongguancun Multimedia Creative Industry Park

    Zhongguancun Multimedia Creative Industry Park is located in Beijing, China,  covering more than 95 hectares. It is a professional cross-media park which takes the leading role in China to set multimedia creative industry as its core development direction. At present, the Park has gathered more than 1,000 enterprises, forming integrated products, service and application cross-media industry cluster which covers cloud computing, internet of things, mobile internet, machine vision, industrial intelligence, e-payment, cartoon game, electronic publishing, digital reading, software development, system integration, advertising exhibition and digital content. Enterprises develop rapidly with active innovation and close international cooperation. The Park keeps stimulating the international cooperation vitality of enterprises, and shares the development achievement with international partners.

    Address: Zhongguancun Multimedia Creative Industry Park, No. 116, Zizhuyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100097,China Tel:+86 10 51709191


  • GOYO Times (Beijing) Technologies Co., Ltd.

    GOYO Times (Beijing) Technologies Co., Ltd. was founded in December 2014. The company focuses on the integrated use of networking, cloud applications, big data, mobile Internet and other areas of cross-border industrial technology, to create "smart site" series of products. The construction of information integration is committed to the construction industry, machinery and materials, artificial environment, providing cloud services platform for the whole process of construction enterprises and the supervision, management of government departments and the intelligent security monitoring terminal equipment of the existing building construction industry to change traditional management mode.

    “Smart site” core product is construction crane safety monitoring device, including the development and promotion of tower crane, construction elevator safety monitoring and management system, which is the overall construction scheme of hardware products and network integration platform for the special equipment industry to provide safe, reliable and stable equipment. The company always adheres to continuous innovation, continues to create value for customers, provides a stage for employees, bears the social responsibility, is committed to providing quality products and services for customers and strives to achieve the maximization of enterprise value and customer satisfaction.

    Address: 106, Building 36, Zone B, New Leader Silicon Valley, Haidian District, Beijing

    Tel: +86 10 57394580

    Fax: +86 10 82435545


  • Thundersoft Software Technology Co., Ltd.

    Thundersoft Software Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 300496) is the world leading smart device operating system and platform technology provider. Since its inception in 2008, Thundersoft has focused on smart device operating system solutions, R&D, sales and related technical services, committed to creating long-term value for the customers and the industry chain.

    On the basis of R & D in operating system technology for many years , Thundersoft provides leading smart device platform products and solutions for the industry, which include software and hardware integrated solutions for smart phones and tablet computers, smart vehicle based operating system solutions, software and hardware integrated core technology module for smart hardware and IoT devices, mobile security operating system and mobile device management system for enterprise customers and so on.

    Due to R&D in mobile OS technology, such as Android, Linux, windows and HTML5 over several years, Thundersoft has formed a comprehensive technology system from the hard drive, the operating system kernel, middleware to upper application, and accumulated a wealth of experience and a large number of IP. It covers the operating system kernel, BSP, driver, Framework, protocol stack, multimedia, applications, tools, and security technology, etc. Meanwhile, Thundersoft established and operated a number of joint laboratories with Qualcomm, Intel, Microsoft and other partners respectively.

    With headquarters in Beijing, Thundersoft operates seven R&D centers across Beijing, Nanjing, Chengdu, Xi’an, Shenyang and Dalian; and seven technology support centers across Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Taipei and the US. Thundersoft has built global partnerships, and can provide native language support in more than 10 languages, such as English, Chinese, Japanese and Korean, etc..

    Address: 4 Floor, Taixiang Building, 1A# Longxiang Road, Haidian District, Beijing,China

    Tel:+86 10 62662686

    Fax:+86 10 82036511

  • Beijing Haodong Intellectual Property Co., Ltd

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Arrival of delegates.

Accommodation at Hilton Sofia or other accredited hotels

2 18:00
Meet at Hilton Sofia Lobby and walk to Lover’s Bridge (5min)

3 18:10
Departure on foot from Hilton Hotel for the Bridge of the Beloved (5 min.)

4 18:10
Art exhibit: Photographs from the capitals of the 16+1 countries, welcome drinks and a photo-op (Lover’s Bridge).

Walk to National Palace of Culture (5 min)

5 18:30
Art exhibit “Charming Beijing” (National Palace of Culture, Hall 1 foyer)

6 19:00
Beijing Artists Dance Performance (National Palace of Culture, Hall 1)

1. Host provided by Sofia extends opening words
2. President Du Deyin addresses the audience
3. Mayor Yordanka Fandakova addresses the audience
4. Start of performance

7 20:30
End of performance

8 21:00
Evening Reception (National Palace of Culture, Hall 6)


1 08:30
Departure from Hilton Lobby to Sofia Tech Park, registration

2 09:30
Opening Ceremony (Sofia Tech Park, John Atanasoff Building, Grand Hall) – all delegates

Welcome speeches: Bulgaria, Sofia, Beijing.

3 10:00
Press conference, photo-op – all delegates (in front of John Atanasoff Building, Sofia Tech Park.

Coffee Break afterwards

4 11:00
FORUM PANEL 1 - Tourism
Cultural tourism - a factor for the economic development of capital cities.

1.The role of the tangible and intangible cultural heritage as a main driver for the competitiveness of urban tourist destinations.
2.How to develop and increase business opportunities for the attraction of tourists from the Far East, and China in particular
3.Tourist destinations and the needs of the Chinese outgoing market

Introductory remarks from the moderator, presentations, discussion, concluding remarks.

Moderator Dobrina Cheshmedjieva.

Presentations by Deputy Mayor Todor Chobanov, Sofia, World Tourism Cities Federation, Alexander Mutanov, Ministry of Tourism

5 12:15
FORUM PANEL 2: Innovations
4.0 industries and the modern city

1.The intelligent city: effective public image creation
2.A look into the future: The Municipality of tomorrow
3.Cities and the adoption of sustainable innovation

Introductory remarks from the moderator, presentations, discussion and closing words.

Moderator Svetoslav Ivanov.

Presentations by Deputy of Mayor Dontcho Barbalov, Sofia, Deputy of Mayor or CEO SIA, Marieta Zaharieva, Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency, SAP Software Solution, Invitation by China Beijing International Fair for Trade and Services for event 16+1 in 2017.

6 13:15
Lunch (John Atanasoff Building, central foyer, Sofia Tech Park)


7 14:15
FORUM PANEL 3: Transport
Transport and logistics – facilitating exchange of ideas, goods and technologies

1. Contemporary challenges to urban transportation systems
2. Railway solutions: connecting China and Europe

Introductory remarks from the moderator, presentations, discussion and closing words.

Moderator Bogomil Grozev.

Presentations by Mayor of Tallinn, Deputy of Mayor of Budapest - Lubomir Iliev, Bulgarian State Railways.

8 15:15
FORUM Panel 4: Agriculture and Agribusiness
Agribusiness - challenges for big cities

1. Food and Beverage Export Opportunities: Understanding the shifting consumer behavour in China
2. Agribusiness – Digitizing the value chain

Introductory remarks from the moderator, presentations, discussion and concluding remarks.

Moderator: Kiril Valchev.

Speakers: Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition Coordination Bureau; Ivan Kapitanov, Association for the Promotion of Agricultural Cooperation between China and CEE Countries, Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Republic of Bulgaria; Hrancoop; Invitation by Fengtai District Beijing Cultural and Creative Industries Promotion Center for event 16+1 in 2017.

9 16:05
End of conference and adoption of a joint declaration.

Speakers: Sofia, Beijing, Podgoritsa (candidate for a host city of the 16+1 Meeting of Mayors 2017)

10 16:35
The tour will start from Sofia Tech Park and will end in front of your hotel.

During the tour You will see: Sofia History Museum – The Mineral Water Springs - Ancient Serdica Archaeological Complex - Alexander Battenberg Square - The National Art Gallery - The Parlament - Alexander Nevsky Cathedral - St.Sophia Basilica.
Available languages: English, Chineese.

Transport back to hotel.


16:40 Collaboration Memorandum between Sofia Investment Agency and Invest Beijing
17:00 Bussiness Networking

11 19:30
Transport from Hilton Lobby to рestaurant.

Dinner with Bulgarian folk program including traditional nestinari fire dance.

Transport back to hotel

12 28 sep
Opportunity for Breakout Sessions and informal talks or site visits.

Departure of the delegates.


  • Albania
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • China
  • Czech Republic
  • Croatia
  • Estonia
  • Hungary
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Republic of Macedonia
  • Montenegro
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia

Registration deadline 21.09

Meeting of Mayors

registration form

1. Short guided tour - Cultural heritage. Route: Bus from Sofia Tech Park to the Museum. -Museum for History of Sofia with a short talk; -Largo; -Square ``Al. Battenberg ``/ waiting for a bus; -Basilica ``St. Sofia ``Temple-Monument`` Alexander Nevsky ``; -Bus to the hotel; 2. Sofia Metro - cultural, historical and national significance. 3. Plant for processing waste - v. Yana.

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