Northeast China’s newest exhibition and conference venue, the Shenyang New World EXPO, has opened with the 2017 DPES Sign and LED Expo China.
Located in Liaoning province’s capital city, EXPO is positioned to become an exhibition and meeting industry magnet for China’s northeastern geographical region consisting of the provinces of Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang.
The 2017 DPES Sign and LED Expo China, Shenyang, held 1-3 March, was the venue’s first show, with buyers primarily from Northeast China viewing digital, printing, signage and engraving equipment, systems and technology.
The event included over 200 participating companies and hosted some 8,057 buyers and visitors.
The exhibition and conference took up 16,820sqm of space in EXPO’s 20,095sqm Hall 4 and was organised by Guangzhou Xuanhua Exhibition Co.
The conference took up 13 of EXPO’s 17 meeting rooms. Using all of the 20,095sqm Hall 4. The organiser also used an additional 834sqm of conference space including half of EXPO’s 1,647sqm Convention Hall.
Mr. LI Zhi Song, general manager of Liaoning Northern Exhibition Co said: “We are most pleased with the results of our first exhibition at EXPO. We have waited patiently for the addition of this international standard venue to open and enhance the opportunity for Shenyang and the region to grow its exhibition business and achieve a higher standard of presentation. I am confident that EXPO will lead in the region to attract new business and add greatly to its economy.”
EXPO general manager Diane CHEN expressed her satisfaction with EXPO’s staff and the functionality of the venue: “We are now very confident that EXPO will serve Shenyang and Liaoning province in many ways to enhance the quality of the meeting and exhibition industry while addressing the State Council’s industry reforms called for in 2015,” she said.
Shenyang New World EXPO (Management) (SML) is EXPO’s private professional management and operating company. SML is a sister company to Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management). SML is under contract with New World China Land (Shenyang), the multi-use project owner which also includes two hotels, the K11 Art Mall, and three serviced apartment towers. To be added at a later date will be two office towers.