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Horasis Hosts Horasis China Meeting at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas

October 23, 2019 GMT

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 23, 2019--

Horasis, one of the world’s leading independent think-tanks, will host Horasis China Meeting in Las Vegas on October 28-29. The event is expected to bring over 400 esteemed participants, connecting some of the most important leaders in business and government for an intensive, two-day program.

The event will be hosted by Las Vegas Sands, the world’s pre-eminent developer and operator of world-class integrated resorts, at The Venetian Resort.

Horasis China Meeting is designed to cover the most strategic advancements and opportunities for collaboration between Chinese and United States firms both domestically and abroad. This will be the 15th Horasis China Meeting but the first in the United States. It will present a systematic view of the drivers of each nation’s economic growth. The meeting will also closely consider economic ties between Chinese businesses and global markets.


In bringing together representatives from the U.S. and China at this particular moment, the Horasis China Meeting will play a proactive role in bringing together leaders from the public and private sectors to discuss development solutions across a broad range of industries. Expected to attend the meeting are high-ranking U.S. and Chinese government officials, CEOs and business founders, as well as investors.

35 sessions will be conducted over the course of the two-day event, featuring speakers and participants at the top of their fields. These include:

  • China and the US: Seeking a Win-Win Partnership, with Pete Ricketts, Governor, Nebraska and Kristi Noem, Governor, South Dakota
  • The Long Road of U.S.-China Economic Cooperation, with Liu Qizhong, Vice Chairman, Zhenhua Heavy Industries, China; Ma Xuyao, General Manager, Shaanxi Fast Auto Drive Group Co., China; Zhang Xingsheng, Founding Partner, Daotong Fund, China
  • China’s Greater Bay Area, with Rob Goldstein, President, Las Vegas Sands Corp., U.S.A.
  • The Role of Business in a Changing World, with Craig Allen, President, U.S.-China Business Council, U.S.A.; Victor Gao, Vice President, Center for China & Globalization, China; Wang Shuguang, Vice Chairman, BROAD Group, China

“On behalf of Sands, we’re pleased to welcome Horasis to Las Vegas. One of our organization’s top priorities is to support discussions that promote development and economic growth on a global scale, especially in the Asia Pacific region,” said Ron Reese, senior vice president of global communications and corporate affairs.

Jeremie Waterman, president of the China Center and vice president for Greater China at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce added, “For 15 years, the Horasis China Meeting has stood at the intersection of China and globalization. At this critical moment in U.S.-China relations, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce underscores the importance of the Horasis platform for positive and constructive dialogue about the significant commercial opportunities and challenges presented by China’s growing role in the global economy.”

The 2019 conference is expected to look carefully at how a positive U.S.-China relationship drives global economic growth.


“The program is designed to facilitate Chinese and American business-to-business engagement, cooperation and relations, and to create opportunities for businesses in both countries,” said Horasis Chairman Frank-Jürgen Richter.

About Horasis

Horasis: The Global Visions Community is an independent, international organization committed to inspiring our future. Horasis hosts annual meetings to advance solutions to the most critical challenges facing corporations today. The Horasis flagship events are the Horasis China Meeting, Horasis India Meeting, Horasis Asia Meeting as well as the Horasis Global Meeting.

About Las Vegas Sands

Las Vegas Sands is the world’s pre-eminent developer and operator of world-class Integrated Resorts. We deliver unrivaled economic benefits to the communities in which we operate.

LVS created the meetings, incentives, convention and exhibition (MICE)-based Integrated Resort. Our industry-leading Integrated Resorts provide substantial contributions to our host communities including growth in leisure and business tourism, sustained job creation and ongoing financial opportunities for local small and medium-sized business.

Our properties include The Venetian Resort and Sands Expo in Las Vegas and the iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Through majority ownership in Sands China Ltd., we have developed the largest portfolio of properties on the Cotai Strip in Macao, including The Venetian Macao, The Plaza and Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Sands Cotai Central and The Parisian Macao, as well as the Sands Macao on the Macao Peninsula.

LVS is dedicated to being a good corporate citizen, anchored by the core tenets of serving people, planet and communities. We deliver a great working environment for 50,000 team members worldwide, drive social impact through the Sands Cares charitable giving and community engagement program and lead in environmental performance through the award-winning Sands ECO360 global sustainability program.

About The U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. Our members range from SMEs and local chambers to leading industry associations and large corporations. They all share one thing – they count on the Chamber to be their voice in Washington, D.C.

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CONTACT: Contact Horasis

Dr. Frank-Jürgen Richter



Phone: +41 79 305 3110Contact Las Vegas Sands

Kristin Koca

Executive Director, Corporate Communications




SOURCE: Horasis Global Visions Community

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