US Youth Entrepreneurs Delegation Visits China for Exchange and Dialogue

Updated: 2024-06-27

From June 10 to 16, at the invitation of the China International Youth Exchange Center (CIYEC), the thematic exchange activities of the 'Bridge of the Future' China-U.S. Youth Exchange Program in economic and trade cooperation were held in Beijing, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong.

A delegation of 14 young American entrepreneurs visited China's Ministry of Commerce, Invest Hong Kong, and Home and Youth Affairs Bureau of Hong Kong, as well as the Qianmen Sanlihe Community in Beijing, BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., BAIC BJEV, China Southern Air Logistics Co., Ltd. in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong Province, and the Hong Kong Science Park. They also participated in the China-US Young Entrepreneurs Roundtable and a thematic concert to mark the China-US youth friendship meeting. Officials from the CIYEC attended the exchange activities in Beijing.


The US Youth Entrepreneurs Delegation poses for a group photo in front of a brick-carved screen wall in Shawan Ancient Town, Guangzhou, South China’s Guangdong Province, on June 15, 2024.

Through on-site visits and exchanges, the American representatives gained a deeper understanding of China's policies and measures to continuously expand high-level opening-up and optimize the business environment. They experienced first-hand the development potential and innovative strength of the Chinese economy and gained a direct insight into China's innovation-driven, high-quality development.

Alberto Rodriguez-Navarro, Founder and President of Levita Magnetics, said that China has achieved rapid technological advancement and remarkable accomplishments, and he is confident that China will make even greater contributions to the world in the future. Henry Lippincott, CEO of PROCRASTINAUTS, noted that the tech innovation exhibitions showcased numerous cases of China-US technological integration and exchanges, emphasizing that the trend of expanding cooperation between China and the US should not be reversed, sharing his expectation to engage in deeper collaborations with more Chinese young talents in the fields of technology and trade.

Rachel Vogt, Founder of MEGA MGMT and a content creator with hundreds of thousands of followers, remarked that China's major cities are an organic blend of traditional historical culture and modern technological development. She expressed her willingness to share her experiences and impressions of the trip through social media upon returning home, aiming to present a real and multifaceted China to more US youth.


The delegation visits the innovation center of the BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd. on June 13, 2024.


A US youth poses for a photo with her Chinese peers wearing flower hairpins in front of Liugeng Hall, in Shawan Ancient Town, Panyu district, Guangzhou, South China’s Guangdong Province, on June 15, 2024.


The delegation tours an innovation and technology carnival in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) on June 16, 2024.

This visit was part of the 'Bridge of the Future' China-U.S. Youth Exchange Program and received strong support from the Chinese Young Entrepreneurs Association in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou), and the Guangdong Youth Federation.