Location: The Westin Houston, Memorial City

Address: 945 Gessner Houston, TX 77024 


Westin Hotel 4th Floor:Westin Westin

  1. Azalea 1—InnoSTAR1 & Breakout Session 1
  2. Azalea 2— InnoSTAR2& Breakout Session 2
  3. Willow— InnoSTAR3 & Breakout Session 3
  4. Cypress— InnoSTAR4 & Breakout Session 4
  5. Elm—Media Room
  6. Registration & Information Desk
  7. Azalea 3-6— Welcome Banquet & Plenaries Session

Westin Hotel 3rd Floor:

8. Wisteria Ballroom 1 & 2:  B2B matchmaking & Exhibition

9. Wisteria 3: InnoSTARS 5

10. Wisteria 4: InnoSTARS 6

11. Wisteria Prefuntion: Exhibition


    Westin Hotel 2nd Floor:

             12.  Magnolia Ballroom:  Innovation Gethering@Suzhou


      Why UCIS?

      UCIS provides a unique opportunity for U.S.-based technology companies to connect with investors, strategic partners, leading incubators/accelerators, and professional services firms from China. It is an excellent platform for companies to leverage significant resources from China to accelerate their growth and to expand their market potential.

      UCIS has received great support from the Chinese and American governments, providing valuable resources and crucial access to facilitate and promote collaboration between innovative technology companies, venture capitalists, private equity investors, startup accelerators and incubators of US and China. Growing over the past two years, this event has been one of the most successful investment summits in the southern United States! The UCIS 2018 will bring together more than 500 participants: approximately 150 representatives of technology companies and 200 investors from China, and more than 200 representatives of innovative technologies and companies from the U.S. who are seeking cross-border opportunities across a range of focused industries.

      Who organized the UCIS?

      UCIS is supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China and Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Houston, the State of Texas, and the City of Houston. It is hosted by US China Innovation Alliance (UCIA) and China Science and Technology Exchange Center (CSTEC) and organized by UCIA and International Technology Transfer Network (ITTN). There were 48 partners in 2016 and 77 partners in 2017 that supported the summit.

      How to participate in the UCIS?

      Please register on the UCIS 2018 website here.

      What are the exhibition option?

      Please check out the Exhibition page for more information. We also have variety of tailored services and sponsor plans. For more information, please check out the Sponsors & Partners page.

      Where is the venue and what are the rates for booking rooms?

      The 2018 US China Innovation and Investment Summit will be held at The Westin Houston, Memorial City, 945 Gessner Rd, Houston, TX, 77024. Click here to receive the special offers for summit attendees.