17 October 2012, Geneva, Switzerland - Global CEO Conference 2012, organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Global CEO Union, will be held in Shanghai, China from 29 to 31 October 2012.

The opening ceremony will be held on the morning of 30 October, with opening address by representatives from UNIDO, Ministry of Commerce of China, Shanghai Municipal Government and foreign enterprises, as well as Mr. LIU Chuanzhi, honorary Chairman from Lenovo Group.

Reflecting on the theme of this year “Emerging Economies and the World: Achieving Win-Win in Great Transformation”, the conference will host three chapters on 30 October namely:  “Sustainable Development and Green Industries in Globalization”, “Enterprise Internationalization and Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies” and “World in Transformation, Economic Restructuring and Cooperation between Emerging Economies”.

On 31 October, participants will also have the opportunity to join in three sub-forums: “BRICS Industry and Trade Forum”, “Modern Service Industry Forum” and “Financial Industry Development Forum - Round Tables”.

A One-to-one Business Meeting will be offered in the afternoon of 31 October, while a foreign investment fair will be held as part of the Modern Service Industry Forum on the same day.