WIC Wuzhen Summit: 10 years on
A staff member prepares a display at an exhibition of internet technological achievements for the 2022 World Internet Conference Wuzhen Summit. WANG JING/CHINA DAILY
This milestone year marks the 10th anniversary of the World Internet Conference (WIC) Wuzhen Summit. Over the past nine years, the event has achieved significant success in promoting conceptual consensus, strengthening dialogue and communication, promoting industrial development and facilitating technological innovation, and has become a high-end platform for the shared benefits and co-governance of the global internet, as well as for the communication and cooperation of the digital economy.
The Light of Internet Expo is launched at the 2022 World Internet Conference Wuzhen Summit in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, Nov 8, 2022. [Photo by WANG JING/chinadaily.com.cn]
Friend circle of global cyberspace expanding
Nearly 12,000 honored guests from 172 countries and regions have visited the WIC Wuzhen Summit in the past nine years.
The World Internet Conference was established as an international organization on July 12, 2022. The 2022 WIC Wuzhen Summit attracted over 2,100 honored guests from more than 120 countries and regions who participated in online and offline activities.
Currently, over 120 institutions, organizations, enterprises, and individuals from 24 countries in six continents have become members of the international organization.