Bavaria's Economics Vice-Minister, Mr. Roland Weigert, initiated the conference with various key leaders from Shenzhen and Munich. The conference aimed to promote the cooperation between Chinese and German companies. One of the key topics presented at the conference was the strategy around the Shenzhen greater bay area which belongs to the greatest tech valleys globally. In addition, Representatives of German companies such as Siemens, Lufthansa or Occhio have concluded an agreement with the municipal government of Shenzhen on billion-dollar investments from Germany in the Chinese epicentre of Smart City and Fintech.
The conference was organized by the People's Government of Shenzhen City in Cooperation with the Bavarian State Ministry for economy, rural development and energy.