The 2nd Silk Road & Young Dreams was successfully held in April 12th-14th. In order to promote sustainable development of this youth project, Silk Road Cities Alliance, the host of Silk Road & Young Dreams has signed cooperative agreement with Foreign Affairs Office of Yiwu Municipal Government to collaborate on the Run with Yiwu- Global Youth Business Program(GYBP). Now we are inviting more qualified global young people who have participated in the 1st or 2nd Silk Road & Young Dreams to join us, sharing ideas, honing skills and meeting with business stars.
请仔细阅读申请要求并点击文末下载报名表，填写后于2019年5月16日17:00前发送至silkroad@srca-info.com，邮件名为 “姓名 +国籍+ 义路同行”。
Please read the following introduction and requirements carefully and download the application form at the end of this article by clicking on the link. You may apply along with the application form file named name+ nationality+ Yiwu (in appendix below) via email to email@example.com before 5 p.m. on May 16th.
Yiwu is a prime example of China’s spectacular economic rise. The city tells a rags-to-riches story. The past decades have transformed the poverty-stricken backward county into a city that boasts the world’s largest small commodities market and booming e-commerce. Praised by Chinese President Xi Jinping as the capital of small commodities, Yiwu attracts over 500,000 foreign buyers every year, and thus is an ideal place for start-ups with abundant business opportunities.
In April, 2018, Yiwu Municipal Government has initiated the Run with Yiwu- Global Youth Business Program (GYBP). Funded by the government, 3 sessions of the program have been hosted, with 108 outstanding youths from all over the world participating, providing various courses on trade and e-commerce, opportunities for business internship, and also cultural tour with a local flavor and people-to-people exchanges. The 1st session of 2019 will start from June 16th to June 23rd.
Ⅰ. Introduction to the Program
⒈ Time: 16, June-23, June, 2019.
Location: Yiwu, Zhejiang Province, China.
⒉ Training courses & activities will last 8 days, including
Seminars and Workshops: courses offered by professionals with expertise in cross-border e-commerce, international trade, supply chain, logistics, and etc. And courses like law of cross-border e-commerce and a step-to-step guidance on establishing a company will also be provided.
Social Practice and Internship: observe the incubators of starting business and take internships in the mentors’ enterprises. Visit local factories, experiencing “ from zero to one” business miracles, getting immersed in the unique charisma of “Zhejiang Brand” and “Made in China” products.
Visit: explore the world’s largest wholesale market; Visit YXE China-Europe Freight Train Station, STO Express Delivery Center to get a vibe of the local vibrant logistics network.
Brainstorm session: Share ideas with the most inspiring local entrepreneurs and business stars. Brainstorm with all trainees and harness the intercultural communication skills. Engaging in the hottest start-up topics together with entrepreneurial mentors and achieve win-win cooperation.
Cultural trip: Experience Chinese traditional culture, listen to stories of Yiwu’s original trading practices--trading sugar for feather, enjoy local operas and have local delicacies.
⒈Requirements of Candidates
A. Participants of the 1st or 2nd Silk Road & Young Dreams
B. Overseas Chinese or foreigners aged at 18 to 30 years old;
C. Young entrepreneurs or senior college students;
D. Fluency in English is required;
E. Have great passion for starting business and have a team spirit, willing to cooperate with the organizing parties.
Quota: 20 quotas. No more than 4 members from the same country each time and at least 1 female must be included.
Expense: Free training courses.
⒈For the 1st prize winners: transportation fees in China and food and accommodation in Yiwu will be covered by Organizing Committee, while candidates cover the international transportation fees.
⒉For the 2nd and 3rd prize winners: the Organizing Committee will cover food and accommodation in Yiwu. Candidates should cover round-trip transportation fees.
⒊For other participants: management fees should be paid by candidates at first. The Organizing Committee will cover food and accommodation in Yiwu. Candidates should cover round-trip transportation fees.
Ⅴ. Methods for Application:
Interested candidates may apply along with the application form file named name+ nationality+ Yiwu (in appendix below) via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: 16 May, 2019.
For more details, contact us:+86-010-52078100.
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