The CCACE Executive Council Meeting was held in Gutian Longyan Fujian Province on April 23, 2016. The Presidents and Secretary Generals of Convention & Exhibition Associations from Tianjn, Dalian, Shenyang, Shanghai, Suzhou, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Xiamen, Wuhan, Chongqing, Chengdu, Xining and the Director of China International Conference & Exhibition attended the meeting. Mr. Zheng Zhi, the President of Xiamen Convention & Exhibition Association was elected as the Chairman of CCACE. Mr. Li Xiahui, the President of Guangzhou Convention & Exhibition Industry Association and Mr. Chen Xing, the President of Dalian Convention & Exhibition Association were elected as Vice Chairmen. Mr. Zhao Wei, the Chief Editor of China International Conference & Exhibition was elected as Vice Chairman and Secretary General.
The meeting aims to promote the development of MICE industry and dedicate to the rejuvenation of great Chinese nation by inheriting the tradition of Red Army and adhering to the Party’s Leadership.
The meeting established the guidelines that board members shall make contributions to the government, association, convention & exhibition enterprises as well as the development of MICE economy, to enhance the coalition, cooperation and development in MICE industry. The code of conduct required that board members shall be law-abiding, honest and dedicated. The meeting stated the rules of procedure, work plans and development trend for CCACE.
The new elected Chairman Mr. Zheng Zhi voiced his five prospects. First, the Association must provide services to its members with fairness and equity and seek no private interests. Second, all members should love and be loyal to our motherland and the Party, present the justice and righteousness , devote ourselves to the MICE for nation rejuvenation. Third, coalition and cooperation will be carried forward to the association members in terms of information-sharing, projects and market-opening. Furthermore, the board member units will provide services to the members of city associations. Fourth, starting from this year, the Association is committed to brand exhibition cultivation, green exhibition promotion as well as public communication platform construction. Fifth, to seek common development. City associations will enhance experience communication in numerous ways and achieve the goal through mutual learning and exchange. A poem goes like that “A single flower does not make a spring”. Only coalition and cooperation will China MICE industry fulfill its breakthrough.
The meeting was finished in an atmosphere with democracy, unity and positive spirit. The guidelines of CCACE will further facilitate the development in each convention & exhibition associations as well as help domestic MICE market open to the world and achieve prosperity. ( Xiamen Convention & Exhibition Association )