Hangzhou, China – (via THE
HOSTING NEWS) – July 27, 2005 – Former U.S. President Bill Clinton will be
the keynote speaker at the 2005 China Internet Summit at West Lake, to be held
on September 10, 2005 in Hangzhou, China. Additionally, prominent CEOs from around
the world will also participate to engage in talks and discuss China’s Internet
commerce and Internet industry growth.
The China Internet Summit at West Lake is an annual event which brings together
the leading CEOs of Internet companies from China and around the world for a day
of discussion and cooperation. Since its inception in 2000, the event has become
the primary summit among Internet leaders in China, with CEOs from more than ten
NASDAQ-listed China Internet companies serving as speakers over the years.
This year, the Summit will go global, under the theme ”Connecting China and the
Organized by Alibaba.com, the China Internet Summit at West Lake is non- partisan
in nature, with the focus on open discussion between speakers and attendees. This
year, the dialogue will address the key issues facing China’s
Internet industry, including globalization strategies, the future of online gaming
and the development of e-commerce.
In addition to President Clinton, other confirmed speakers for this year’s event
— William Ding, Founder of Netease
— Charles Zhang, CEO of Sohu
— Ma Huateng, CEO of Tencent
— Tianqiao Chen, CEO of Shanda