On the morning of October 24, 2014, the press conference for the 2014 "Distinguished Engineer" Award Ceremony was held on CCTV. Chen Xi, the chairman of the  International Science and Technology Exchange Foundation of China (ISEFC), attended the press conference.

The first Distinguished Engineer Award Ceremony was jointly organized by the  International Science and Technology Exchange Foundation of China (ISEFC) and the Science and Education Channel of CCTV. The ceremony was held in the CCTV Studio 1 on October 16, 2014.


This year, 28 winners of the "Distinguished Engineer Award" and 67 winners of the "Distinguished Engineer Award Encouragement Award" were selected. More than 400 people from the award winners' units, recommendation units, and some college students attended the conference.

Bai Keming, chairman of the China International Science Exchange Foundation and former chairman of the National People's Congress Education, Science, Culture and Public Health Committee; Wang Julu, deputy director of the Social and Legal Affairs Committee of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference; Gan Yong, vice president of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and other leaders attended the ceremony and presented awards.