From 15 to 19 November 2023, a new edition of the China Hi-Tech Fair will take place in Shenzhen. As part of its participation in the Fair, the EU SME Centre is inviting European SMEs to take part in its booth, free of charge. This opportunity will allow the selected SMEs to showcase their products and network with potential partners and clients at one of China’s foremost tech fairs of the year.
About the China Hi-Tech Fair
The China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF) is an annual event in Shenzhen jointly held by China’s Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, National Intellectual Property Administration, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering, and Shenzhen Municipal People’ s Government. The CHTF has been successfully held for 24 consecutive sessions, and is the largest and most prominent science and technology exhibition in China, known as “China’ s No. 1 Technology Show” .
CHTF focuses on advanced technologies and products in such fields as Al, smart home, smart manufacturing, internet of things, intelligent drive, internet of vehicles, commercial 5G, 8K ultra HD, blockchain technology, next generation IT, big data, cloud computing, and emergency security. Years of growth have led CHTF to become a node in the opening of China’s hi-tech sectors to the world and to promote economic and technological exchanges and cooperation.
How to Take Part
To apply and join the EU SME Centre’s booth at the 2023 China Hi-Tech Fair, please fill in the form by clicking on this link or on the Register button.
Please note that only European SMEs from EU Member States and countries participating in the Single Market Programme (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway) are eligible to join the EU SME Centre’s booth. Companies registered in China with headquarters in Europe may apply.
Terms and Conditions
Up to five selected companies will be invited to showcase their brands and products, free of charge, in the booth of the EU SME Centre, in Hall 1 of CHTF, from 15 to 19 November 2023.
The selection criteria will be the relevance of the business activity to the high-tech focus of the Fair and the application date; our space is limited to five SMEs maximum, we will select eligible applicants who apply first. We will arrange a brief online meeting with our in-house business advisors to evaluate the eligible candidates. Qualified applicants who are not part of the final selection will be given the opportunity to be represented by the EU SME Centre at the Fair.
European SMEs already present in China and SMEs willing to travel from Europe for the Fair are welcome to apply.
For companies travelling from Europe, the China Hi-Tech Fair organisers will cover 7 nights of hotel accommodation in Shenzhen (3 meals/day included) and will facilitate the visa process with an invitation letter. Other travel costs, including flight tickets, shall be borne by the companies.