The 2019 China International Digital and Software Services Fair closed yesterday in Dalian World Expo Plaza. With the approval of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council, the 16th China International Software and Information Services Fair has been successfully held and renamed as the China International Digital and Software Services Fair since this year. It has realized the gorgeous upgrading from software trade fair to digital trade fair, built the national exhibition platform of opening and cooperation in the field of digital economy in China, endowed the revitalization of the Northeast with new era connotation, and promoted the development of digital economy in Northeast China. This China International Digital and Software Services Fair has successfully opened a national, international and high-specification digital trade fair around the new propositions.
According to the Organizing Committee, the four-day fair, with the exhibition scale of 35,000 square meters, brought together 18 delegations from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, Jilin and other provinces and cities, including many domestic digital field leading enterprises, such as Neusoft, Huawei, Huaxin, China Mobile, China Unicom, China Telecom, Siasun Robotics, Hongqi Software, Kingdee, UFIDA, XinYi International, WeiLai (NIO) Automobile, China UnionPay, iFlytek, and multinational companies in Dalian represented by SAP, Softbank, NTT, Panasonic, Fujitsu and Cisco and overseas companies and institutions from 18 countries and regions including Japan, Korea, the United States and Germany. There are 595 exhibitors in total. The exhibition attracted 21,000 professional visitors from 15 provinces and cities, including members of provincial CPPCC committees in Hong Kong and representatives of European and American business delegations. The total number of visitors to the exhibition reached 36,000. According to incomplete statistics, there are more than 300 items on the exhibition site that have reached the transaction intention, with the transaction amount of 1.876 billion yuan, an increase of 1.3 times over the previous exhibition.
Under the theme of "5G Era, Digital Power", the fair hosted the first Global Digital Economy Conference, as well as six high-level forums and 15 theme forums in the fields of artificial intelligence, block chains, big data, cross-border e-commerce, digital transformation, smart government, operating systems, perception and security, talent, manufacturing digital transformation, cloud computing, information security and project management. During the same period, a number of activities were held, including the signing and opening ceremony of the digital economy project in Dalian, the special exhibition of "A Century of Scientific and Technological Life", the 2019 International IT and Summer Talent Recruitment Symposium in Dalian, Academicians' participation in the Digital Fair, IT industry tour and regional cooperation docking meeting. The Ministry of Commerce also released the China Digital Services Trade Development Report 2018 during the exhibition.
These meetings and activities of this year's fair have established a hierarchical and domain-by-domain communication system for discussion, exchange and local landing. Its content corresponds to the hot spots in the upstream and downstream of the industrial chain of digital economy, covering industrial policy, talents, capital, research and development, market and other industrial elements. It also makes an in-depth analysis of the practice of digital technology in different fields, conforms to the trend of the times, meets the expectations of all parties, and is an industry event that leads the industry wind and promotes win-win cooperation.