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WIM Salon is a technology and innovation event organized by EqualOcean.

We invite outstanding speakers with sound tech, investment and industry backgrounds to explore and discuss global cutting-edge trends.

We are aligned with the World Innovators Meet, which gathers thousands of innovators (entrepreneurs, investors, influencers) from all around the world every winter in Beijing.

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WIM 2019
6-8 December 2019 Beijing,China
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WIM 2018
29-30 November 2018 Beijing,China
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WIM 2017
13-14 December 2017 Beijing,China
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WIM 2016
09:00-21:00 23 December 2016 Beijing,China
Numbers in WIM2019
  • 8,000+

    ATTENDEES

  • 200+

    SPEAKERS

  • 180+

    INVESTORS

  • 150+

    MEDIA

  • 20+

    COUNTRIES

  • 2B+

    EXPOSURE

WIM SALON
Dec 27, 2019 6:30 PM UTC+8
Tech and Investment: 2019 and 2020

A myriad of things is happening at the intersection of investment and technology these days.

On December 27, EqualOcean invited industry innovators from Baidu Ventures vice president Felix Fang, China Growth Capital partner Wayne Shiong to Evgeny Kosolapov, who is representing the Skolkovo Innovation Center. The Salon discussed the most crucial global trends in tech and venture, touching upon the hottest topics of 2019 and speculating over 2020.

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Nov 24, 2019 1:30 PM UTC+8
Auto - Different Application Scenarios of Autonomous Driving

The advent of a new era of transportation and mobility is upon us. The topic of autonomous driving, robotaxis, shared mobility solutions, e-mobility, and the future of the auto industry in China raised many questions for stakeholders.

The Salon welcomed autonomous driving industry insiders and investors to discuss the possibility of future mobility as well as the pressing questions that stakeholders are raising in the current automotive startup and VC scene.

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Nov 10, 2019 1:30 PM UTC+8
Brain Machine Interface - How Far Is It from Academia to Commercialization?

As global aging accelerates, neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease are becoming the focus of attention, and a brain science research boom has swept through the clinical world as a result. Popularized by Elon Musk's foray into the area, a technology with an eye-catching title has entered our imaginary horizon, the Brain-Machine Interface (BMI).

The Brain-Machine Interface session of the WIM Salon invited four guests from China's burgeoning healthtech, neurosciences, and healthcare PE scenes to share their take on BMI.

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Oct 27, 2019 1:30 PM UTC+8
Retail - New Consumption Trends

There has been showing a shift in China's brand merchants from a product to a consumer-focused approach in which companies have invested more to understand their target consumers and how they shop.

As long as a country's economy keeps growing, ‘consumption upgrading’ is happening all the time. On October 27, 2019, the WIM Salon invited innovators from Heytea, CHEERS and SandStar to share their views on the rise of new consumers in China and the challenges ahead.

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Oct 16, 2019 1:30 PM UTC+8
Healthcare for 1.4 Billion: from Digitalization to Big Data, and Beyond

As China's primary markets experiencing the "capital winter," healthcare industry could maintain its attractiveness in 2019, representing a safe harbor for businesses and investor.

The healthcare session of the WIM Salon was held in EqualOcean's office in Beijing with four guests and over 50 participants from different subsectors of health tech. The guests of from China's ever-expanding health tech scene shared their strategy for digital transformation in medical institutes.

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Sep 22, 2019 1:30 PM UTC+8
AI - How to Monetize AI?

What are the lessons learned and the hidden opportunities behind the cash-burning AI hype? How do startups find the right approach and timing to monetize AI?

The Salon brought together innovators from AI companies Terminus, Transwarp and Shannon.AI to discuss the market trends, customer needs, strategies and China's future in AI.

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Sep 8, 2019 1:30 PM UTC+8
Industry Internet - the Second Half of Internet Era

Consumer-focused business retained its cachet over decades in China, but technology startups that cater to businesses are the hottest topic now. When can an enterprise service or B2B marketplace company be considered as a true 'Industry Internet' player? A WIM salon by EqualOcean talking about Industry Internet, joined by four incredible speakers who covered a wide range of topics from customer upsell, data safety, and how BAT reacted to the changing era of Internet.

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Aug 25, 2019 1:30 PM UTC+8
2019 Innovators Meet in Beijing

WIM Salon (World Innovators Meet Salon), a new project by EqualOcean, started on August 25. This is a new knowledge-sharing platform that aims to fill the communication gap between investors, entrepreneurs, professionals, influencers from China and other countries.

As WIM Salon kicks off, it has started to incubate multi-billion startups that are building the future. We believe, that through this platform many talented people will also gain influence and contribute to the world.

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Numbers in WIM2018
  • 5,000+

    ATTENDEES

  • 75%

    SENIOR EXECUTIVES

  • 100+

    SPEAKERS

  • 200+

    MEDIA PARTNERS

  • 200+

    MEDIA RELEASES

  • 1B+

    EXPOSURE

Numbers in WIM2017
  • 4,000+

    ATTENDEES

  • 75%

    SENIOR EXECUTIVES

  • 100+

    SPEAKERS

  • 300+

    MEDIA PARTNERS

  • 200+

    MEDIA RELEASES

  • 20M+

    EXPOSURE

Numbers in WIM2016
  • 1,000+

    ATTENDEES

  • 70%

    SENIOR EXECUTIVES

  • 30+

    SPEAKERS

  • 150+

    MEDIA PARTNERS

  • 8+

    AWARDS

  • 15M+

    EXPOSURE

Sponsorship
Pili Yang
+86 15652693143
pili@equalocean.com
Media
Steffi Kwo
+23075881885
steffi@equalocean.com
Registration
Kate Liang
+1(310)464-7960
kate@equalocean.com
Sponsorship
Immanuel Nama
+49 172 1870 970
immanuel@equalocean.com
Media
Steffi Kwo
+23075881885
steffi@equalocean.com
Registration
Kate Liang
+1(310)464-7960
kate@equalocean.com