SHANGHAI, China, Nov. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai International
Exhibition Co., Ltd. announced today that the 12th International Automobile
& Manufacturing Technology Exhibition (Auto Shanghai 2007), will be held at
the Shanghai New International Exhibition Center from April 22 to 28, 2007.
Themed around 'Technology and Nature in Harmony', Auto Shanghai 2007 will
be the focus of world leading automobile companies, and will see the super
scale of a 140,000 square meter exhibition area.
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Brief Overview of Auto Shanghai
Since its first outing in 1985, Auto Shanghai is the earliest
international auto show in China. In June 2004, Auto Shanghai became the
first UFI approved Chinese auto show. With the development of automotive
industries, both in China and internationally, and accumulating experience
of 20 years, Auto Shanghai has grown into the most authoritative exhibition
in China, and one of the most influential international exhibitions.
Starting from 2003, the China Association of Automobile Manufactures and
the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Automotive
Sub-Council have been involved in the exhibition as organizers, teaming up
with the original organizer, the China Council for the Promotion of
International Trade, Shanghai Sub-Council. The close collaboration among
these three organizers has laid a solid foundation for the show's growth,
transforming from a regional auto show to a country level show, and on to
an international exhibition, strongly positioning Auto Shanghai and
building up its authoritative status. Auto Shanghai 2005, with a total
exhibition area of 120,000 square meters, attracted 1,036 exhibitors from
26 countries and regions, 5,380 reporters from 1,020 media outlets from 35
countries and regions, as well as 391,593 visitors from 113 countries and
Introduction of Auto Shanghai 2007
Auto Shanghai 2007 is organized by the China Association of Automobile
Manufacturers, the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade,
Shanghai Sub-Council and the China Council for the Promotion of
International Trade, Automotive Sub-Council, and is co-organized by the
World Expo Group- Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd., and
MMG-Messe Muenchen International/IMAG- Internationaler Messe- und
Ausstellungsdienst GmbH. The event is also specially supported by the China
Machinery Industry Federation, and the Society of Automotive Engineers of
China (SAE China).
Auto Shanghai 2007 will utilize all nine indoor exhibition halls (seven
halls for automobile manufactures, and two for auto components), two
temporary outdoor halls and the outside venue of the Shanghai New
International Exhibition Center, with a combined total exhibition area of
over 140,000 square meters. Regarding the schedule, organizers plan to make
April 20 and 21 as the media days, available only to domestic and overseas
media, which aims at facilitating the reports and journalists at Auto
Shanghai in a comprehensive way and to conduct interviews in a detailed and
unfeigned way. April 22 and 23 are trade visitor days, while April 24 to 28
will be days open to the public.
'Technology and Nature in Harmony'
The theme of Auto Shanghai 2007 is 'Technology and Nature in Harmony.'
The exhibition will showcase passenger cars, commercial vehicles, buses,
trucks, special-purpose vehicles, auto design and new concept products,
automotive parts & components, car audio, tires, measuring devices,
maintenance equipment, and car accessories, etc. This will highlight the
latest achievements of the international automotive industry and leading
technologies and products from domestic companies, reflecting the current
development level of the automotive industry.
Highlights and Features on Services
Auto Shanghai has grown 14 times in terms of exhibition scale from the
10,000 square meters of its initiation to the current 140,000. As far as
scale is concerned, Auto Shanghai can be ranked among the world's most
influential auto shows. Besides the scale, the benchmark of an exhibition
depends on whether it can retain the first-class and leading position.
Therefore, in order to make Auto Shanghai one of the famous world auto
shows, the concept of organizers is to enhance the quality via its
increased exhibition area, and by improving service standards and
management skills. In view of the above, CEOs from the biggest automobile
companies will be invited by the organizers. Industry giants will be
requested to participate in line with the criteria of top auto shows, and
the number of global unveilings will be increased. The organizers will also
share communication and promotion channels with the Paris Auto Show to
further expand the scale and quality of overseas visitors. Country
pavilions from places like the United States, Germany, Italy, Japan, and
South Korea will be displayed in the Auto Components sections.
For the media, a large press center, with advanced sound facilities,
will be made available, providing reporters with high standard services, as
organizers look to pay more attention to details and enhance management
The official website of Auto Shanghai 2007 (
http://www.autoshanghai.com.cn ) has been launched and will serve as an
ongoing platform for updating information. Eclectic devices such as the e-
Show Guide will be placed at eye-catching locations like the entrance hall,
to draw visitors' attention. The overall promotion plan, artwork, design
and official website will be go through a bidding procedure to increase
quality. The organizers will also add more rest areas for exhibitors and
visitors, enhancing the catering and traffic services. The estimated
overall rest area for exhibitors and visitors will reach 20,000 square
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