FRANKFORT, Ky. — The U.S.-China Governors Collaboration Summit will be held in Lexington this week. The event, which alternates every two years between the two nations, will bring together more than 350 members of state, provincial and local governments, business, investors, associations and non-profits to build relationships at a sub-national level and lay groundwork for mutual economic development.
The summit directly follows One: The Alltech Ideas Conference and is a partnership between the National Governors Association, the Chinese Peoples Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, Alltech and the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development.
Gov. Matt Bevin, Commonwealth of Kentucky
Gov. Bill Lee, State of Tennessee
Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton, Commonwealth of Kentucky
Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera, State of Colorado
Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist, State of Michigan
Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib, State of Washington
Dr. Mark Lyons, president and CEO, Alltech
People’s Republic of China
Hon. Cui Tiankai, China’s ambassador to the U.S.
Gov. Guozhong Liu, Shaanxi Provincial Government
Vice Gov. Zhongqiong Wu, Jiangxi Provincial People’s Government
Vice Gov. Shizhen Zhang, People’s Government of Gansu Province
Mayor Liangzhi Tang, Chongqing Municipal People’s Government
U.S.-China Governors Collaboration Summit
Thursday, May 23 – Friday, May 24, 2019
Lexington Convention Center
430 West Vine Street