Tencent to Host Global Partner Conference

BEIJING, October 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Tencent Holdings Limited (“Tencent“, SEHK: 00700), a leading provider of comprehensive Internet services in China, today announced that it will host its fourth annual Tencent Global Partner Conference from October 30 to 31 at the BFA International Convention Center in Hainan, China. At the conference, entrepreneurs, IT talents and developers from around the world will learn about the latest updates regarding Tencent’s Open Platform Strategy, which covers a wide range of products and services, as well as insights into the current internet landscape in China from well-known industry leaders invited to the conference.

The annual Global Partner Conference sets the tone for future technological development of Internet products and discusses solutions of how to adapt to a rising popularity of mobile Internet. This will be the first time that the partner conference engages an international-audience, further opening its platform to third-party developers on a global scale.

“We are entering an Internet era that offers huge business opportunities thanks to an ever more and better connected cyber world,” said Mr. Lin Songtao, Vice President of Tencent Social Network Group. “Tencent has spearheaded technological innovations to boost economic growth and looks forward to the Global Partner Conference to showcase a series of fresh incentives to support entrepreneurial product developments that benefit the masses of Internet users. We believe this years’ international audience will chart a new course of cooperation with global partners.”

Key speakers at the conference include Mr. Mark Ren, Chief Operation Officer, President of Interactive Entertainment Group and Mobile Internet Group, Tencent, Mr. Dowson Tong, President of Social Network Group, Senior Executive Vice President, Tencent and Mr. Clay Shirky, Author of the popular book “Here Comes Everybody”.

About Tencent

Tencent uses technology to enrich the lives of Internet users. Every day, hundreds of millions of people communicate, share experiences, consume information, seek entertainment, and shop online through our integrated platforms. Our diversified services include QQ, Weixin and WeChat for communications; Qzone for social networking; QQ Game Platform for online games; QQ.com for information; as well as our eCommerce services.

Our company was founded in Shenzhen in 1998 and went public on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2004. The Company has been one of the 50 constituent stocks of the Hang Seng Index since June 10, 2008, under stock code 00700. We seek to evolve with the Internet by investing in innovation, providing a hospitable environment for our partners, and staying close to our users.

For more information, please visit www.tencent.com/ir.

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