Ningbo Promotion Meeting for Cultural and Creative Industry held in Beijing
- Category: Ningbo Business
- Published: Wednesday, 21 December 2016 06:09
As a major event of the 2016 Ningbo (Beijing) Investment & Cooperation Fair, the 2016 Ningbo Promotion Meeting for Cultural and Creative Industry was held in Beijing on the morning of December 16. Wan Yawei, member of the Standing Committee of Ningbo Municipal Party Committee and Director of Publicity Department of Ningbo Municipal Party Committee, and Liang Qun, member of the Standing Committee of Ningbo Municipal Party Committee and Secretary of the Party Working Committee of Hangzhou Bay New Zone, attended the meeting.
The promotion attracted a lot of attention from financial funds and investment organizations, and led to the signing of 18 cultural and creative projects, with the contract volume of 23.85 billion yuan. Among others, Poly Culture Group signed the agreement with the city to conduct the overall cooperation in such fields as art management and auction, film and TV production, performance and stage management, cultural tourism and cultural assets operation and management. Ningbo Daily Group signed an agreement with Ningbo Wanke Real Estate Development Co. Ltd. to build the "C-park", an urban education complex.
According to the Publicity Department, in recent years, Ningbo Party Committee and Ningbo Government have attached great importance to cultural industry and have made strengthening the cultural industry a strategic task for the city, leading to the promising trend with growing speed, enlarging scale, optimized structure and improving clustering level. In 2015, there were 25856 cultural legal person units in Ningbo, with an added value for cultural and creative industry of 56.514 billion yuan, accounting for 7.1% of the total GDP of the city. Ningbo ranked No.2 in terms of the cultural and creative industry output, and its cultural manufacturing industry output ranked No.1 in Zhejiang Province.
The promotion meeting is sponsored by the Publicity Department of Ningbo Municipal Party Committee and hosted by Ningbo Cultural Industry Promotion Association. At the meeting, the Publicity Department and the related districts and counties introduced their policies in cultural industry development and business attraction. Some related organizations promoted such distinguished cultural and creative projects as Ningbo Cultural Industries Fair, Ningbo Music Port, Yinjiang Ancient Town, Ningbo Minhe Cultural Industry Park, and the coastal happy holiday town of Hangzhou Bay New Zone.
About 300 people from Beijing, including representatives from prominent cultural enterprises and investment agencies and prominent businessmen of Ningbo origin, attended the promotion meeting