The 2013 Euro-Asia Economic Forum kicked off in Xi’an

Xi’an, September 30, 2013; The fifth Euro-Asia Economic Forum kicked off on September 26, 2013 in Xi’an.

Xi’an, September 30, 2013; The fifth Euro-Asia Economic Forum kicked off on September 26, 2013 in Xi’an, the capital of China’s Shaanxi Province. The three-day event aims to promote economic exchanges between Asia and Europe. The biennial Euro-Asia Economic Forum was first launched in 2005 organized by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and nineteen Chinese Ministries.


Xi’an has been named as the permanent venue of the forum in 2007, Kempinski Hotel Xi’an, designated as the official site of opening ceremony, received 2,000 distinguished guests from more than 60 countries this year. We made full preparation and engaged in providing the impeccable service and excellent food quality with high-level hygiene standard to ensure the successful international conference.


Xi’an is regarded as the gateway to the proposed Silk Road economic belt that leads into Central Asia. Kempinski Hotel Xi’an had ever received many political leaders from Europe and Asia, officials, entrepreneurs and academics in the past years and accumulated more valuable and significant experiences in the reception of high-end international conferences. To be proud, Chairman of China, Xi Jinping had ever attended the opening ceremony of EAEF 2011 at Kempinski Grand Ballroom.

This year, China Vice-Premier Wang Yang was sincerely invited to attend and deliver a keynote speech at Kempinski Grand Ballroom.Afghan President Hamid Karzai has also addressed the opening of Forum. The Ecological branch meeting, Investment and Financial branch meeting were also held at Kempinski Grand Ballroom Asia and Grand Ballroom Europe during the coming three days.


The huge sculpture named as “Silk Road” and creative coffee break presented by our dedicated culinary team perfectly impressed the prestigious participants in attendance. It reflects crucial significance from the eastern point of silk road to the metropolitan and contemporary city.


Kempinski Hotel Xi’an was great honor to welcome the Afghan President Hamid Karzai to stay with us in Xi’an during the meeting period. President expressed his warmly appreciation for our hospitality and contribution from the deep of heart while departure and commented “Kempinski is the most beautiful hotel with stunning river view, picturesque landscape which fascinated myself into the sweet dreamland deeply, which it never ever happened before, it ideally creates an unforgettable memory for my Xi’an trip. Meanwhile, local noodle specialities cooked by your award-winning chef is my favorite food. Private Butler service makes me feel as ease as at home. ”


General Manager Klaus Elftmann proudly commented “Our professional service team of the Kempinski hotel Xi’an will continue to deliver the remarkable European flair and ensure the success of every meeting, and look forward to seeing you in the near future.