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Key Points
  • CNBC to host second edition of its three-day tech retreat in Nansha, Guangzhou, China from 18 to 20 November 2019
  • The invite-only conference will bring together the world’s most prolific investors, inventors and entrepreneurs to share their stories and celebrate innovation
  • Executives from Huawei, NASDAQ and Standard Chartered Bank already set to attend

NANSHA | SINGAPORE | LONDON, 13 June 2019 – CNBC, the world's number one business and financial news network, today announced its return to Nansha, Guangzhou, China this November for its annual invite-only tech retreat, East Tech West.


Following the success of the inaugural event held in 2018, East Tech West 2019 promises a carefully curated guest list of the world's most influential tech leaders as they convene to discuss and debate what's next for the world of technology.

A host of CNBC's talent from around the globe will travel to Nansha to host the event, including: Geoff Cutmore, co-anchor of Squawk Box Europe; Eunice Yoon, Beijing Bureau Chief; Arjun Kharpal, China Senior Technology Correspondent; Chery Kang, Hong Kong based business reporter as well as Sydney based anchor, Mandy Drury.

Event sessions and interviews will be featured on multiple platforms including CNBC, and across the networks social channels.

Joining the CNBC team in Nansha will be a roster of prolific speakers including: Huawei Chairman, Howard Liang, NASDAQ SVP, APAC Chairman & Head of Capital Market, Robert H. McCooey Jr., PIMCO Managing Director and Vice Chairman, John Studzinski CBE, Standard Chartered Chief Information Officer, Michael Gorriz, Wanda Film Group President, John Maojun Zeng and Xunlei CEO, Chen Lei amongst others (See Annex 1 for the full speaker list). More speakers will be added in the coming months.

The Administrative Committee of Guangzhou Nansha Development Zone will return as the presenting partner for 2019.

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Note to Editors:

Annex 1: Speaker List

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