Conferences and Exhibitions in Xiamen
Located in the golden triangle economic belt in south Fujian Province, and between the two economic belts of the Yangtze River Delta and the Pearl River Delta, Xiamen is a beautiful seaside city and one of the five large special economic zones of China. It has beautiful natural landscape, comfortable climate, good urban facilities and an excellent harbor to the sea. All these are favorable conditions for holding important exhibitions and conventions. Main exhibition venues are Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center, People's Hall, and Fushan International Exhibition City, etc. Each year, main large events are held here, including China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT), Cross-Strait Travel Fair, China Xiamen Machinery & Electronics Exhibition (CXMEE), and China (Xiamen) International Automobile Exposition, etc.
Main Exhibition Venues
Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center
It is located in the golden coast in the eastern part of Xiamen Island, only 4.6 kilometers from the Xiaojinmen Island, and has beautiful environment and convenient transportation. The center has large modern exhibition halls, integrating exhibitions, fairs, conferences, recreational and sports activities, information exchange, as well as commerce and trade, supported with such service facilities as business, advertisement, hotels, restaurants, entertainment, boned area and storehouses. It was put into use in September 2000. On September 8,2000, the 4th China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT) was held successfully here. The first-phase project covers an area of 470.000 square meters and 160,000-square-meter build-up area. which is composed of the main building and frank building, with indoor exhibition area of 47,000 square meters and outdoor exhibition area of 56.000 square meters. It is big enough for 2,200 international shell scheme booths. Also there are some 30 high and medium-level meeting rooms, a five-star hotel and catering centers. In addition, it has a 320,000-square-meter square, the largest of its kind among all the exhibition venues in the country. This square stands by the sea and has an outdoor parking lot big enough for 1,200 cars. It is an ideal place for holding large outdoor exhibitions and gatherings and also a good place for tourism and relaxation.
The People's Hall is located on the northern bank of Yundang Lake and has an area of 10,000 square meters. There is a cave-in open-air leisure square surrounded by lawns to the south of the hall. It has a main hall with an accommodation of 1,500 people, an international conference room with an accommodation of 260 people and simultaneous interpretation facilities of four languages, two VIP guest rooms and reception rooms of different styles. The ground floor of the hall extends to all directions where citizens can enjoy together.
Main Conferences and Exhibitions
China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT)
China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT) is sponsored by Ministry of Commerce of the P. R. China, organized by Fujian Provincial Government, Xiamen Municipal Government and Investment Promotion Agency of the Ministry of Commerce. and co-organized by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA). The CIFIT is held on September 8-11 in Xiamen each year and is China's only national investment promotion activities to attract direct foreign investment. Unit members such as various provinces, municipalities directly under the central government. autonomous regions. and some cities with independent plans. as well as relevant state ministries. state-level associations, chambers of commerce, etc. join the organization work and also take part in the event as independent exhibitors. During the fair, some international investment forums and series of seminars will be held. It is one of the important platforms to know more about China's latest investment policies, investment environment and international capital flow trends. Besides. it has played an important role in promoting foreign investment in China, encouraged Chinese enterprises to join international market and participated in international economic cooperation.
Cross-Strait Travel Fair
Cross-Strait Travel Fair. which is sponsored by China National Tourism Administration and Fujian Provincial Government and organized by Fujian Provincial Tourism Bureau and Xiamen Municipal Government, is held annually in early September in Xiamen. Every year. Cross-Strait Travel Fair attracts businessmen from over 100 countries and regions from Asia, Europe and America, such as Japan, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.
As the largest travel-related event with the tourism cooperation between the two sides of the Taiwan Straits in China as the main contents, this fair focuses on the cross-strait travel characteristics. fully displays the rich tourism resources and favorable investment environment of both sides of the Taiwan Straits and the countries and regions participating in the fair, and provides a development platform for interaction, win-win, market promotion, exchange and cooperation for the domestic and foreign tourism industry. The main activities include Cross-Strait Travel Forum. Symposium on Cross-Strait Tourism Areas, canvass business orders of tourist projects. showcase of tourist attractions, promotion of tourist products, song and dance performances. "Cross-Strait Travel Cup" Golf Friendship Contest, etc. During the fair, participants will get a chance to take one-day tour to Jinmen.
China Xiamen Machinery & Electronics Exhibition (CXMEE)
China Xiamen Machinery & Electronics Exhibition (CXMEE) is specifically authorized by Ministry of Commerce of the P. R. China and jointly sponsored by China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products. Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association and Xiamen Municipal Government, which is held in April every year in Xiamen. It is the only import and export commercial fair sponsored jointly by the two sides of the Taiwan Straits, participated mainly by machinery and electronic manufacturers and held at the same time with Chinese Export Commodities Fair in spring in Guangzhou. Also it is the largest machinery and electronics exhibition in China. The CXMEE aims to develop into the largest professional machinery and electronics exhibition in Asia and the one having great influence in the world. The CXMEE mainly demonstrates suitable products of Chinese mainland for Taiwan market and attracts businessmen coming from other countries and regions for importing products from the two sides of the Taiwan Straits to international markets.