The host city of UO China 2017, Xiamen, located in the southeast of Fujian Province, is a hub city, a premier international seaport and a popular tourist destination on the southeast coast of China, reputed as the “Garden on the Sea”.
In Xiamen, there are lush greenery and exuberant flowers everywhere you turn, and people bask in the sunshine and fresh air. There is Gulangyu Island, which is dotted by exotic East-meet-West villas and townhouses, and Xiamen University, reputed to be the “Strength of Southern China”. There are also pearly white beaches with gentle waves, and the breathtaking view along the Island Ring Boulevard.
The seas around Xiamen teem with marine life, with nearly 2,000 marine species, including 157 species of fish with economic value, 89 species of mollusks, 127 species of shellfish, and 139 species of algae. Xiamen is also a major center for fruit production, growing 52 varieties of fruit trees in 8 categories, including tropical, subtropical and temperate fruits. Long’an is the most cultivated fruit tree, followed by litchi, bananas, orange/tangerine, and a variety of fruits.
UO China 2017 will be held at Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center (XICEC). As the main venue of China International Fair for Investment & Trade, it covers an area of 197,000 square meters, among which indoor exhibition halls occupies 60,000 square meters accommodating 3,500 international standard booths. Besides, it also offers over 20 meeting rooms of middle and high grade, 4-star hotels and catering centers.
A beautiful, inclusive and sustainable coastal city, Xiamen is ready to welcome friends from all continents.
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