Inside China Summit

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Inside China Summit 2018

Get invaluable insights into what will shape our digital future

With the INSIDE CHINA SUMMIT 2018 we will continue our successful annual series of exclusive global digital thought leadership events in China’s digital hotspots Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou.


Insights into digital trends

Our interactive agenda provides you with first-hand insights into latest digital trends from digital natives, global leading digital companies, digital startups and successful brands.

Unique mix of participants

Participants are 70-80 carefully selected digital thought leaders from Fortune 500’s to promising startups from our global ecosystem empowered by Accenture.

Invitation-only event

The INSIDE CHINA SUMMIT offers an intimate environment in inspiring locations for exclusive networking opportunities and safe exchange with your relevant peer group.


Day 1 – Shanghai

Digital Insider Sessions

Chinese digital thought leaders, market insiders, top entrepreneurs, VCs and CEOs of leading brands will provide a full view on the latest digital trends and consumer behavior during multiple inspiring sessions and discussions.

Digital Insider Retail Tour

We will visit selected innovative digital retail store concepts including face-id payment functions and 3D printing technologies for local and international brands

Welcome Reception

We will recap our insights of the day in one of Shanghai’s most inspiring locations and connect with experts and thought leaeders of the local digital ecosystem during our official Welcome Reception.

Day 2 – Shanghai/Hangzhou

China International Import Expo

The CIIE with an exhibition area over 59 acres and signals China’s latest push towards a new era of high-level opening-up, giving companies across the world to take their first steps towards entering the Chinese market. You will have the opportunity to engage with local companies and prominent digital thought leaders to exchange ideas and promote your products.

Management Reception @ WeDoctor

After our first impressions in Shanghai we will visit the Headquarters of WeDoctor on our way to Hangzhou to learn more about their digital success story. The Tencent-backed company is China’s most successful online digital healthcare service provider with more than 150 Million registered clients in China.

Management Reception @ Alibaba HQ

We will visit the Headquarters of Alibaba for an exclusive top Management reception, visit the famous Alibaba Group museum and get insights into their diverese ecosystem. Join intimate panel discussions and take advantage of unique networking opportunities.

Day 3/4 – Hangzhou

D20 International E-Business Expo

Participants will have the unique opportunity to join the International E-Business Expo 2018 with keynotes from China’s digital market leaders. The expo is designed to serve as a dialogue and communication platform for the global e-commerce sector and brings together government officials, renowned experts, leading e-commerce entrepreneurs and researchers to engage in trendy discussions and provide forward-looking solutions for the e-commerce sector. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to join the D20 Forum which will provide you with exclusive keynotes, panel discussions, workshops and showroom experiences.

Digital Startup Incubator Facility Visit

Visit Hangzhou’s flourishing digital startup facilities and the Future Science City ‘Dream Town’ a business incubator for internet companies, high-tech startups and venture capital firms. Learn more about latest digital business models and ideas.

Day 5 – Beijing

Management Reception @ Didi Chuxing

Get exclusive insights into the business of Didi Chuxing, China’s biggest ride sharing company. Join our tour through the headquarter and get in touch with the company that forced Uber out of China.

Management Reception @ Tencent

We will visit Tencent, one of the biggest internet companies in the world and founder of WeChat. We receive insights into the different business units of Tencent’s ecosystem, latest features of WeChat and global expansion plans.

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dgroup is the leading advisory firm for digital transformation in the DACH region, part of the global Accenture network.
Since 2014, dgroup has hosted multiple exclusive digital leadership summits and has build up a network of partners including leading Chinese companies, Universities and local authorities.
We bring together all the strategic, creative and technology capabilities, the comprehensive experience and the entrepreneurial mindset needed to transform our client’s business in the digital world.
Our team of management consultants, entrepreneurs, experts, developers and designers create new digital business, products and services with passion.


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 411,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

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