With great anticipation, the Shenyang New World EXPO opened to glowing accolades on 1 March.
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 opening event was the 2017 DPES Sign and LED Expo China – Shenyang held 1-3 March. As the venue’s first trade show, buyers primarily from Northeast China viewed current digital, printing, signage and engraving equipment, systems and technology. The event including over 200 exhibiting companies hosted some 8,057 buyers and visitors. The exhibition licensed 16,820 sqm of space in EXPO’s 20,095 sqm Hall 4 and was organized by Guangzhou Xuanhua Exhibition Co. Ltd.
EXPO’s second exhibition was the 19th Northeast International Dental Equipment & Affiliated Facilities Exhibition and Symposium on Oral Health organized by Liaoning Northern Exhibition Co., Ltd. The event was open 16-19 March and attracted 39,207 buyers and visitors over the four days. It included a conference which utilized 13 of EXPO’s 17 meeting rooms. Using all of the 20,095 sqm Hall 4 for the very high standard exhibition, the organizer also used an additional 834 sqm of conference space including half of EXPO’s 1,647 sqm Convention Hall.
Mr. LI Zhi Song, General Manager of Liaoning Northern Exhibition Co., Ltd. stated, “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.”
Closely following is EXPO’s third exhibition, again organized by Liaoning Northern Exhibition Co., Ltd. It will be the 23rd Northeast Shenyang International Architectural Decoration Exhibition to be held this week, 23-25 March.
EXPO General Manager Diane CHEN expressed enormous satisfaction with EXPO’s staff and the functionality of the venue saying, “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.”
Shenyang New World EXPO (Management) Ltd. (SML) is EXPO’s private professional management and operating company. SML is a sister company to Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Ltd. SML is under contract with New World China Land (Shenyang) Ltd, the multi-use project owner which also includes 2 hotels, the K11 Art Mall, and 3 serviced apartment towers. To be added at a later date will be 2 office towers.