The Shenzhen Foreign Investment Enterprises Games is a large-scale comprehensive games organized within the foreign-invested enterprises, which is jointly held by Shenzhen Science & Technology,Industry,Trade and Information Committee, Shenzhen People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, Shenzhen Media Group, Shenzhen Economic Daily, Shenzhen Council for the Promotion of International Investment, and specifically held by Shenzhen Council for the Promotion of International Investment. The Games is famous for its large scale, long time, multiple items and great social effect, and it has effectively promoted the construction of spiritual civilization and business culture of foreign investment enterprises.
Since 1999, the Shenzhen Foreign Investment Enterprises Games has been held yearly on two-day weekend. The sport games include: men's football (Grade A, B), men's basketball (Grade A, B), badminton, table tennis, bowling, tennis, snooker, Chinese chess, I-go, swimming, track and field, golf, etc. The Shenzhen Foreign Investment Enterprises Games has an important influence on foreign investment enterprises, such as Alcatel, A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, Airmate, Emerson, Epson, Olympus, Yum!, Pepsi, IIPC, Philips, Foxconn, Fuji Xerox, Harris, HSPC, IBM, YKK, Jusco, Canon, Castrol, Ricoh, McDonald's, Tsingtao Brewery, Mitsubishi Bank, Sanyo Electric, Panasonic, Siemens, Sumitomo Electric ,other similar internationally-known corporations and international top 500 transnational corporations. They enthusiastically participate in and arrange teams for the competitions with over a thousand employees from the foreign investment enterprises to participate in more than twenty items of friendly competitions.
Shenzhen has held the Foreign Investment Enterprises Games for ten times. It reflects the vigorous development of sports undertakings and nationwide fitness campaign of Shenzhen while the society is greatly changing and the economy is fast growing since the reform and opening to the outside world. The Games also shows that the foreign investment enterprises in Shenzhen have strength, value culture, and love Shenzhen. The Shenzhen Foreign Investment Enterprises Games is a stage for the foreign investment enterprises to show their image, as well as a Shenzhen brand to show the immense vitality of these enterprises.
The Shenzhen Foreign Investment Enterprises Games has developed into a new platform for building Harmonious Shenzhen and Efficient Shenzhen, becoming a new highlight of physical culture and sports for Shenzhen citizens, a bright shining pearl of the Pearl River Delta economic circle, and an attractive window to illustrate the friendship and vitality of Shenzhen.
The Shenzhen Foreign Investment Enterprises Games is a carrier for the foreign investment enterprises to show their mental outlook, which exemplifies the caring for the development of the foreign investment enterprises and the promoting of healthy and positive socialist spiritual civilizations by Shenzhen Municipal Government when introducing foreign capital and foreign advanced technology. The abundant accomplishment of the work concerning foreign capital and the construction of the "Two Civilizations" can been seen.
The Shenzhen Foreign Investment Enterprises Games is an important measure for perfecting the investment environment. It not only make the relations between the employees, investors and operators of the foreign investment enterprises much closer, harmonizes the labor relation, but also coordinate the foreign investment enterprises and promotes the production, thus enhancing the attraction and radiation capability of Shenzhen.
The Shenzhen Foreign Investment Enterprises Games has set a good example for the nationwide foreign capital concerning work. As the window of reform and opening up and a sample plot, Shenzhen takes the exemplary and leading role in the respect of foreign capital attraction and export promotion, as well as the building of socialist spiritual civilization and business culture.
What the Shenzhen Foreign Investment Enterprises Games represent is a healthy, active, and positive life style. It facilitates the extensive exchanges and cooperation, reflecting the people-oriented view of sustainable development, and is a requirement for building Shenzhen into an internationalized city.
The tenth anniversary of the Shenzhen Foreign Investment Enterprises Games is both a milestone with high reputation and a new start toward more brilliant future. It is hoped that the Shenzhen Foreign Investment Enterprises Games will further carry forward the Olympic spirit and actively cooperate with the 2011 World University Games, further highlighting the mass character, universal character, and participatory character of the Games. The motto "Swifter, higher, stronger” will be achieved during friendly competition; the features of “high-quality, high-efficiency, high-safety” will be realized during the enterprise development; Communication, friendship and cooperation will be executed in a larger scope, making the Shenzhen Foreign Investment Enterprises Games a real brand in investment environment, a brand of group sports, and a brand of exchanges and cooperation.