SHANGHAI, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) --Themed on "urban organic renewal endows new driving forces to the business district", the 13th 2019 Forbes China Jing'An Nanjing Road Forum was held Wednesday in Shanghai.
More than 400 attendees including government representatives, experts, scholars, corporate executives and media personnel from home and abroad gathered to discuss the issue of new development trend of urban business districts.
Aedas Chairman and Global Design Director Keith Griffiths analyzed urban old city reconstruction, city evolution and other issues taking example of cities like London and New York.
Cristina Tajani, Deputy Mayor of Milan, made recommendations on the upgrading and development of the Nanjing Road business district, referring to the experience of Milan urban renewal project.
Lu Xiongwen, Dean of Management College of Fudan University, released the International Business District Assessment Index System on the forum, which provides a theoretical guidance for the development of the business circles.
Two round-table dialogues were held during the forum. Experts contributed their ideas and suggestions for Jing'an business district construction. For example, some experts suggested that the development of the business circle should fully consider combination of the old and new, and constantly meet the new needs of consumers.
The forum showed the charm of Shanghai Jing'an business district and also set up an international communication platform for people from all walks of life to discuss the development of business circles.
(Edited by Bao Nuomin, [email protected])