Guangdong Province is located in the south of mainland China, facing the South China Sea and neighbouring Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR. It’s one of the earliest-opened commercial port in ancient China and it was the starting point of the famous “Maritime Silk Road”. It’s also a forerunner province under the reform and opening policy of China. With an area of 179.7 thousand square kilometers in land space, Guangdong Province is divided to 21 cities and 119 administrative districts. By the end of 2016, the population of Guangdong Province is 110 million, while the GDP is 7.95 trillion, ranking the first all over China.

Located in southern Guangdong Province and on the eastern Pearl River estuary, Shenzhen is just cross the river from Hong Kong. Shenzhen is a demonstration pilot zone of China’s reform and opening-up and modernization construction which is the most influential and well-developed.

Shenzhen serves as China's Economic Central City, Science and Technology Innovation Center, Regional Financial Center, Logistics Center, the Land of Innovative and Creative, which is one of the four core cities of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. In addition, Shenzhen is fully committed to constructing a pioneering demonstration area of socialism with Chinese characteristics. The city covers an area of 1,997.47 square kilometers with the jurisdiction consisting of 9 administrative districts and 1 new district. On December 16, 2018, the Shenshan Special Cooperation Zone was officially established. Up to the end of 2018, the permanent resident population was 130.26 million. The city's GDP exceeded 2.4 trillion yuan with its economic aggregate ranking in the top five in Asian cities.

In recent years, Shenzhen has held various important international sports events such as the Universiade Shenzhen 2011, NBA China Games, ICC International Champions Cup, Trophée des Champions, WTA, ATP, basketball World Cup and other world-class sports events.