A delegation of Chinese government officials and business leaders representing a wide variety of industries including textiles, energy and finance are to visit Atlanta on Wednesday, Nov. 16, to build relationships with Georgia companies.

The representatives are looking to develop partnerships in product development and to create local sales networks. They also would like to work with marketing companies and wholesale distributors.

Five trade development organizations, including the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, which has connections with companies in more than 180 countries or regions, will attend.

There also will be at least 10 companies specializing in energy, including the giant mining company Shaanxi Coal-Chemical Industry Group Co., which reported $8 billion in revenues last year.

The Guangsha Holding Group Co. Ltd. will be one of many real estate and construction companies at the event. The company also has interests in the education, energy, finance, hotel and media industries.

Organized by the Georgia Department of Economic Development and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, the event is free and will be held at the Intercontinental Buckhead starting at 8 a.m.

To reserve a spot, contact Stella Xu, who heads Chinese initiatives for the state’s economic development department, at sxu@georgia.org