on january 8, the “come home in warm spring, set sail on a fearless journey” giantkone 2020 sales conference came to a warm ending in kunming, the city of spring. nearly 400 people from the company's leaders, sales elites and partners of the front lines participated in the meeting to review the growth and progress in the past year and look forward to the broad prospect of 2020 together.
on the morning of january 8, mr. wen haoding, managing director of giantkone, launched the prelude of this theme meeting as the host. mr. henrik ehrnrooth, president and ceo of kone corporation, sent a greeting video. he said: “we just celebrated the delivery of the 1 millionth elevator, an achievement that we could never have made without you, the amazing partners of giantkone.” william b. johnson, evp kone greater china, kone corporation, delivered a warm and enthusiastic welcome. president william b. johnson mentioned in his speech, “in these years, we have been running and chasing our dreams together. thank you. it is your persistence that makes us feel the value of dreams!” next, president wen reviewed the sales performance in 2019 and made an outlook on the focus of work in 2020. for a long time, giantkone has listened to the needs of partners and offered comprehensive and timely support for partners in product, quality, installation, and maintenance. at the theme meeting, a great session with informative content was also prepared, and the answers to a series of questions were collected on-site.
in 2019, giantkone upgraded/updated its maintenance service platform. ms. jiang yun, manager of kone china customer care and remote monitor center, also demonstrated the strength of the new service platform at the conference site. the upgrade/update of the new service platform makes elevator maintenance more intelligent and faster. to realize the dream of a smart city, it is inseparable from innovation, solid work, and new development year after year. in the new product release session, mr. visa rauta from kone global product design, and mr. chen junyi from product strategy and marketing department of giantkone grandly introduced and unveiled a series of new products this year.
at the award ceremony, giantkone granted various awards to outstanding partners to recognize their extraordinary performance in the past year and great contributions to the fearless journey with giantkone. along the development footprint of giantkone, we can see that rome was not built in a day.
behind every achievement is not an individual’s effort in a short time. the glory of giantkone comes from more than a decade of hard work, accumulation, and the support and dedication of each partner.