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China Fair Information in the Second Half of 2023

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China Fair Information in the Second Half of 2023

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Trade shows play a key role in promoting business opportunities and external communication in China. Looking forward to the second half of 2023, many exhibitions will be held across the country. As an experienced China sourcing agent, we attend many exhibitions every year. In this article, we take a deep dive into the world of China fair, exploring the latest trends, key industries, preparation tips for exhibitors, and the diverse cultural and social experiences they offer.

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1. China Fairs in June

1) China International Kitchen and Bathroom Facilities Exhibition (27th Edition)

Exhibition Date: June 7th to 10th

Exhibition Venue: Shanghai New International Expo Center

Exhibition Products: Complete sets of kitchen and bathroom furniture, equipment, and related accessories; various types of faucets and sanitary ware; heating and heat exchange equipment; boilers and household boilers; air conditioning and central heating and cooling systems; water pumps, valves, hoses, connectors, fittings, tools, and more.

Herein, six thousand distinguished manufacturers hailing from thirty-four nations and territories across the world converge to showcase their wares. An unprecedented milestone is reached as the exhibition occupies an extensive area of two hundred and ten thousand square meters. Noteworthy it is that the exhibitors' stature resonates in the high echelons, and the exhibition's grandeur knows no bounds, complemented by a superlative caliber of professional service.

2) The 21st Shanghai International Gift and Home Products Exhibition (CGHE)

Exhibition time: June 14-16

Exhibition Address: Shanghai New International Expo Center

Exhibition Exhibitors: Brand Service Providers, Comprehensive Exhibition Area, Household Products Exhibition Area, Internet Celebrity Selection Exhibition Area, Healthy Sleep Exhibition Area, Business Gifts, Promotional Products Exhibition Area, Gift Packaging Exhibition Area, Guochao Cultural and Creative Exhibition Area

The preeminent professional gift and home decor extravaganza in East China. Spanning tens of thousands of square meters in the China fair space, and drawing 60,000 visits from expert buyers, has now accomplished its twentieth edition. It stands as an unrivaled one-stop procurement and trade platform, catering to the vast clientele of the gift and home decor industry.

3) The Shanghai International Fitness Exhibition (IWF)

Exhibition time: June 24-26

Exhibition Address: Shanghai New International Expo Center

Exhibition Exhibitors: Fitness equipment (home use, commercial use), youth sports education, club facilities, sports technology, stadium operation, swimming SPA, sports nutrition, sports fashion shoes and clothing, etc.

The 2023 International Fitness and Wellness (IWF) Expo is scheduled to take place from March 17th to 19th at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. This year, the China fair space expands to an impressive 90,000 square meters, accommodating over 1,000 participating brands. The event is anticipated to draw more than 75,000 professional attendees throughout its duration.

Comprising five vast exhibition halls and eight distinct zones, the China fair will showcase an extensive range of products, covering fitness equipment for both residential and commercial use, youth sports and physical education, club facilities, sports technology, sports venue management, swimming and spa amenities, sports nutrition, and athletic fashion and footwear. With its focus on the entire spectrum of the fitness and wellness industry, from upstream to downstream, the IWF Expo promises to be a momentous occasion, brimming with fresh innovations and insights, closely aligned with prevailing industry trends.

4) Shandong International Textile Exhibition CSITE

Exhibition time: June 28-30

Exhibition Address: Qingdao International Expo Center

Exhibition Exhibitors: Sewing Equipment Pavilion, Leather Shoe Machine and Shoes Materials Pavilion, Surface Accessories Yarn Pavilion, Printing Industrial Equipment Pavilion, Clothing and Accessories Pavilion

The China International Textile Expo, a beacon of success over its 21-year history, has continually propelled and witnessed the growth of textile and apparel brands and markets in the northern regions. For two decades, it has stood as a cornerstone, earning recognition as the preeminent platform for the ecological industry chain of textile and apparel in China's northern sector.

In 2023, the event is poised to expand its horizons, spanning across 10 expansive exhibition halls and covering an extensive 100,000 square meters. A remarkable assembly of 5,000 exhibitors is anticipated, attracting the presence of over 100,000 discerning buyers. With more than 100 forums and seminars, the event promises a platform for the exchange of knowledge and insights. Over 400 media outlets will be actively participating, contributing to the dynamic ambiance. Concomitantly, the China fair is commitment to fostering comprehensive collaborations among professional clothing factories, trade order companies, brand clothing entities, designers, and fabric and accessory manufacturers aims to propel the textile and apparel industry chain of Shandong and the broader northern region into unprecedented heights.

5) The 19th China International Landscape Industry Trade Fair

Exhibition time: June 29-July 1

Exhibition Address: Shanghai New International Expo Center

Exhibition Exhibitors: Landscape planning and design, urban planning, landscaping engineering construction, garden landscape materials and supporting facilities, new technologies and products for smart gardens and smart parks, outdoor landscape lighting products, design and maintenance of tourist attractions and theme parks, tourist attractions and Theme park design and maintenance, horticultural products

The Shanghai Landscape and Greening Industry Association (SLAGTA), abbreviated as SLAGTA, has been the driving force behind the annual Shanghai International Urban Landscape and Garden Exhibition since 2003. Co-organized in collaboration with major provincial and municipal landscape associations from all across the nation, this China fair stands as a historic and far-reaching event in the realm of landscape and garden industries within China. It has garnered extensive acclaim from professionals in the field.

In recent years, this China fair has evolved into the China (Shanghai) Landscape and Garden Industry Trade Fair, a transformation that has augmented its stature. While retaining its original focus on landscape design, architectural materials and facilities, and vertical greening, the event has embraced the concept of ecological tourism landscapes. The China fair's scope now encompasses a broader array, encompassing landscape machinery and tools, recreational facilities, landscape bamboo materials, horticultural supplies, as well as newly introduced segments like courtyard gardening, smart landscaping, and intelligent park sections. These enhancements collectively contribute to a holistic industry chain that encompasses the expansive realm of grand landscaping.

6) The 19th Shanghai International Luggage Exhibition

Exhibition time: June 14-16

Exhibition Address: Shanghai New International Expo Centre

Exhibition Exhibitors: Luggage and leather goods brand exhibition area; luggage and handbag raw materials: luggage and handbag accessories: third-party Internet service platform exhibition area

In the year 2020, the 17th Shanghai International Bags, Leather Goods and Handbags Exhibition unfolded at the E6-E7 halls of the Shanghai New International Expo Center. Over 380 enterprises from around the world participated, collectively occupying an exhibition area of 20,000 square meters. Over the course of the event, it drew the attention of more than 20,000 visitors, culminating in transactions exceeding 500 million yuan and intent signings surpassing 1.8 billion yuan. This China fair has garnered unwavering trust from exhibitors and visitors alike, establishing itself as a reliable and reputable trade show, receiving numerous accolades and recognition.

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2. China Fairs in July

1) The 11th Shanghai International Shangpin Home Furnishing and Interior Decoration Exhibition

Exhibition time: July 13-15

Exhibition Address: Shanghai New International Expo Centre

Exhibition Exhibitors: Kitchen and tableware, home leisure, home decoration, home textiles, smart home

LuxeHome, a collaborative endeavor between the renowned domestic gift and home exhibition organizer, Reed Huabo Exhibitions (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., and one of the pavilion organizers of the Canton Fair, the China Chamber of Commerce of Light Industry and Crafts (CCCLA), leverages the extensive resources of Reed Huabo Exhibitions' gift and home exhibitions held in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Chengdu. Moreover, it capitalizes on the CCCLA's experience in orchestrating the globally renowned Canton Fair. This synergy culminates in an exquisite showcase of premium home products from across the nation, spanning the spectrum of mid to high-end offerings.

2) The 116th China General Merchandise Fair CCAGM (Department Store)

Exhibition time: July 20-22

Exhibition Address: National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai Hongqiao)

Exhibition Exhibitors: Kitchen supplies, cleaning and bathroom, household supplies, home textiles, smart home appliances, fashion supplies

The Homeware Fair, with its rich historical legacy in the Asian context, stands as a flagship event within the home products industry. Through years of cultivation and ongoing innovation, the Cfair has consistently earned the trust of the industry as a professional trading and cooperative communication platform for household products. Scheduled annually at the end of July in Shanghai, the China fair has evolved into a much-anticipated event.

Drawing participation from thousands of distinguished domestic and international brands, the event encompasses a diverse range of household items, spanning categories such as plastic products, glassware, stainless steel items, bamboo and wooden products, kitchenware, and cleaning supplies. Over 90% of the exhibitors are manufacturers, offering industry newcomers, commercial pairing opportunities, competitive market prices, and corresponding procurement policies. Taking place during the mid-year procurement peak, the Homeware Fair serves as an invaluable platform for connecting supply and demand and facilitating procurement.

3) CES Asia

Exhibition time: July 29-31

Exhibition Address: Shanghai New International Expo Centre

Exhibition Exhibitors:

Comprehensive contact with the industrial chain of the consumer electronics industry

Connect with solution providers and industry professionals

Co-draw business with CES Asia

Excavate many high-quality intelligent technologies

Artificial intelligence exhibition and digital health technology exhibition make a new debut

3. China Fairs in August

1) Shanghai International Packaging Products and Materials Exhibition CIPPME

Exhibition time: August 9-11

Exhibition Address: Shanghai World Expo Exhibition Hall

Exhibition Exhibitors: Packaging products, packaging materials, packaging accessories, special topics, related packaging equipment

The Shanghai International Exhibition on Packaging Products and Materials (CIPPME) is a premier packaging products and materials exhibition in the Asia-Pacific region. Anchored in the globally renowned trade center of Shanghai, this China fair casts its influence across Asia, with a particular focus on rapidly developing emerging packaging markets such as Southeast Asia, South Asia, South America, the Middle East, and North Africa. Anticipating over 60,000 high-quality purchasers in attendance, including an estimated 18,500 overseas buyers, CIPPME 2022 is poised to be a pinnacle event in terms of exhibition scale, exhibitor and attendee count, and escalating international impact.

Scheduled for August 10-12, 2022 (Wednesday to Friday) at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center (Pudong New Area), CIPPME 2022 introduces a novel Buyer Matchmaking Program. This initiative aims to align exhibitors with the precise procurement requirements of key buyers, facilitating precise pairing between exhibitors and high-quality purchasers from the Asia-Pacific region. This effort catalyzes exhibitor growth by breaking through trade barriers and swiftly enhancing market share, despite the prevailing trends.

2) The 25th Asia Pet Show (Asia Pet Show)

Exhibition time: August 16-20

Exhibition Address: Shanghai New International Expo Centre

As the largest and most influential flagship event in the Asia-Pacific pet industry, the Asia Pet Show has amassed 24 years of accumulation and evolution. Through constant innovation and breakthroughs, it has evolved into the preferred platform for comprehensive pet trade in the Asia-Pacific region, encompassing brand showcasing, industry chain integration, and cross-regional trade. Held every August, the event gathers top global pet brands, innovative products and technologies, and industry leaders in Shanghai. The Asia Pet Show has transformed into an annual must-attend gathering in the pet industry.

2022 marks the 24th edition of the Asia Pet Show. With 24 years of industry dedication, the event adheres to the principles of "Creating Business Opportunities, Leading Trends, and Serving the Industry." It continues to innovate and uphold its original purpose, leveraging its traditional trade channels and resource advantages with equal emphasis on both traditional and end-consumer avenues. This approach further propels the Chinese pet market and provides an exceptional platform for pet brands to showcase themselves, expand domestic and international trade cooperation, and foster brand growth.

3) The 12th Chengdu International Maternity, Infant and Children Products Exhibition

Exhibition time: August 19-21

Exhibition Address: Chengdu Century New City International Convention and Exhibition Center

The Chengdu International Maternity, Baby, and Children Products Exhibition (CIPBE), also known as the Chengdu Baby & Children's Expo and Sichuan Maternity & Baby Fair, was established in 2011 with the support of the Chengdu Exposition Bureau. It has since evolved into the third-largest professional maternity, baby, and children's exhibition in the central and western regions of China. This event has become an essential gathering for numerous manufacturers, distributors, agents, and retailers, serving as a prime opportunity for business development and exchange and making a positive impact on the industry's growth.

CIPBE provides a crucial platform for numerous maternity, baby, and children's businesses to showcase their corporate identity, seek distribution agents, explore franchising partnerships, and contribute to the healthy development of the industry in the western regions of China. The China fair is set to feature over 600 participating companies and span an exhibition area exceeding 50,000 square meters.

4) Shanghai International Smart Home Exhibition SSHT

Exhibition time: August 29-31

Exhibition Address: Shanghai New International Expo Centre

Exhibition Exhibitors:

smart home

-Smart home central control system

- Intelligent lighting control system

-Household HVAC and fresh air system

-Home audio-visual and entertainment system

-Home security and building intercom

-Smart sunshades and electric curtains

-Smart home appliances and smart hardware products

-Cloud platform technology and solutions

-Household wiring system

-Network and wireless control system

-Home Energy Management System

- Home health and medical systems

-Smart community management system and products

- Whole house intelligent system and solution

The Shanghai International Smart Home Exhibition is dedicated to creating a comprehensive platform for smart home technology. With a focus on the industry's two major developmental aspects of "technology integration" and "cross-industry collaboration," the exhibition and concurrent forum activities aim to present cutting-edge smart home technologies, products, and integrated solutions for the future. The event's past achievements have been remarkable. SSHT2020 hosted 208 exhibitors covering various aspects of the smart home sector, including the internet, cloud platform technology, smart hardware, operating interfaces, and holistic smart home solutions. Building on the themes of "platform," "cross-industry," "integration," "end-user," and "application," the future exhibitions are planned to continue deepening the technical aspects of concurrent activities, welcoming more industry experts, and cultivating a more forward-looking and efficient professional platform.

5) China International Textile Fabrics and Accessories (Autumn Winter) Fair

Exhibition time: August 28-30

Exhibition Address: National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai)

Exhibition Exhibitors: Formal wear fabrics, women's fashion fabrics, casual wear fabrics, functional/sportswear fabrics, dynamic denim, shirting fabrics, leather and fur fabrics, underwear fabrics, wedding dress fabrics, baby fabrics, pattern design, accessories vision, related products and services

The China International Trade Fair for Apparel Fabrics and Accessories, commonly known as Intertextile, was founded in 1995. Since its inception, it has adhered to the principles of professionalism and trade orientation, serving enterprises, industries, and markets. It has received unanimous praise from exhibitors, visitors, and industry professionals. Originally held annually in Shanghai during the autumn, it has expanded to biannual events in March and September in Shanghai, and in November in Shenzhen, showcasing the Intertextile series of fabric and accessory exhibitions.

The China International Trade Fair for Apparel Fabrics and Accessories (Autumn Edition), held in Shanghai every September, has seen its scale grow in recent years, reaching up to 260,000 square meters with over 4,600 participating companies from around 30 countries and regions. As the world's largest professional fabric and accessory exhibition, the vibrant growth of the Intertextile fabric fair over more than two decades has witnessed the rapid development of China's textile and clothing industry.

Since 2015, Intertextile China has joined forces with Yarn Expo, CHIC China International Fashion Fair (Autumn Edition), and PH Value China International Knitting (Autumn Edition) Fair, holding their brand exhibitions in Shanghai concurrently every September. This unique coalition of exhibitions across the entire textile industry chain presents new products, technologies, models, trends, and concepts, propelling the industry's healthy and sustainable development, fostering collaborative progress, and ushering in a new development paradigm.

4. China Fairs in September

1) The 52nd China (Shanghai) International Furniture Fair

Exhibition time: September 5-8

Exhibition Address: Shanghai Hongqiao·National Convention and Exhibition Center

Exhibition Exhibitors: Shanghai Equipment Exhibition, Shanghai Commercial Office Space Exhibition, Shanghai Chaoxiang Life Aesthetics Exhibition, Urban Outdoor Exhibition

The China International Furniture Expo (also known as Furniture China) was established in 1998 and has been continuously held for 48 editions. Since September 2015, it has taken place biannually in March at the Guangzhou Pazhou Complex and in September at the Shanghai Hongqiao National Exhibition and Convention Center. This strategic scheduling effectively radiates to the most vibrant economic regions in China – the Pearl River Delta and the Yangtze River Delta – showcasing the dual-city charm of spring and autumn.

Furniture China comprehensively covers the entire home furnishing industry chain, spanning civil furniture, home accessories and textiles, outdoor furnishings, commercial and hotel furniture, furniture production equipment, and accessory materials. Across its spring and autumn editions, the event has united over 6,000 top-notch brands from both domestic and international markets and welcomed more than 500,000 professional attendees. It has emerged as the preferred platform for launching new products and conducting business transactions within the home furnishing industry.

2) China International Hardware Show (CIHS)

Exhibition time: September 19-21

Exhibition Address: Shanghai New International Expo Centre

Exhibition Exhibitors:

The 20th China International Hardware Show (CIHS) is set to take place from September 21st to 23rd, 2022, at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Pudong. Currently, the exhibition and investment solicitation efforts have yielded promising results. As the 20th edition of CIHS approaches, we will remain steadfast in our market-oriented and technology-driven exhibition positioning. We will continue to balance domestic and international markets, pursuing a dual-track approach to exhibition management that maintains stability, enhances quality, strengthens services, and strives to create greater value for both exhibitors and purchasers.

In recent years, CIHS has consistently maintained an exhibition scale of over 100,000 square meters (excluding the China International Kitchen and Bathroom Expo). It is widely recognized in the industry as the second-largest global hardware exhibition and the largest in the Asia-Pacific region. CIHS 2022 is poised to continue its steady growth trend. Concurrently with CIHS 2022, two specialized exhibitions, the 2022 China International Building Hardware and Fasteners Exhibition and the 2022 China International Locks, Security, and Door Industry Products Exhibition, are also being held. The total number of exhibitors is expected to exceed 1,000, demonstrating CIHS's robust development.

5. China Fairs in October

1) The 134th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair)

Exhibition time: From October 15th

Exhibition Address: China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex

The China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, was established in the spring of 1957. It is held twice a year in Guangzhou, hosted jointly by the Ministry of Commerce and the People's Government of Guangdong Province, and organized by the China Foreign Trade Centre. Currently, it stands as the longest-standing, largest in scale, most comprehensive in terms of product variety, with the highest number of attending buyers, the broadest representation of countries and regions, the best transaction results, and the most reputable international trade event in China.

2) The 21st China International Toys and Educational Equipment Exhibition CTE

Exhibition time: October 17-19

Exhibition Address: Shanghai New International Expo Centre

Exhibition Exhibitors:

Infant Toys Models and Trendy Toys Wooden and Bamboo Soft Toys and Dolls

Smart Toys Educational Toys and Games DIY Toys Electronic and Remote Control Toys

Outdoor and sporting goods Festival and party supplies Design services Equipment raw materials and packaging accessories

China Toy Fair (CTE), renowned as the Asia-Pacific's premier international trade platform for toys, is organized by the China Toy and Juvenile Products Association. Since its inception in 2002, this annual event has remained a cornerstone of the industry. Running concurrently with CKE China Kids Expo, CLE China Licensing Expo, and CPE China Preschool Expo, these 4 China fairs collectively span an impressive 220,000 square meters.

As the largest toy exhibition in Asia, CTE showcases a comprehensive spectrum of toy categories across seventeen segments. It also encompasses the entire industry chain, including raw materials, packaging equipment, technical services, and design services. This exhibition stands as the sole choice for numerous international brands seeking entry into the Chinese market. Moreover, it boasts widespread acclaim from local governments and associations in major production regions across China, such as Dongguan, Shenzhen, Chenghai, Yunhe, Yongjia, Ningbo, Pinghu, Qingdao, Linyi, Baoying, Quanzhou, Ankang, Yiwu, and Baigou. Esteemed export-oriented leading enterprises and factories from these regions all converge at the event.

6. China Fairs in November

1) Greater Bay Area International Textile Fabrics and Accessories Expo

Exhibition time: November 6-8

Exhibition Address: Shenzhen World Exhibition Center

Exhibition Exhibitors: Formal wear fabrics, women's fashion fabrics, casual wear fabrics, functional/sportswear fabrics, dynamic denim, shirting fabrics, leather and fur fabrics, underwear fabrics, wedding dress fabrics, baby fabrics, pattern design, accessories vision, related products and services

The intertextile series of fabric exhibitions was established in 1995. Since its inception, it has consistently adhered to principles of professionalism and trade orientation, serving enterprises, industries, and markets. This approach has garnered unanimous praise from exhibitors, attendees, and industry professionals. Initially held annually in the autumn in Shanghai, the China fair has expanded to take place in Shanghai every March and September, as well as in Shenzhen in November. This expansion has resulted in the intertextile series encompassing a wide range of fabric and accessory exhibitions.


The above is the main fair information in China in the second half of 2023. If you are interested in importing products from China, welcome to contact us, we can provide the best one-stop export service.

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