The 119th Canton Fair to Launch Exclusive Sourcing Service for VIP Buyers

Mar 15, 2016, 09:00 ET from Canton Fair

GUANGZHOU, China, March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The 119th China Import and Export Fair (the Canton Fair) has released its exclusive sourcing service schedule for buyers to boost sourcing convenience and further discover business opportunities for both suppliers and buyers.

The exclusive multinational sourcing service is specifically designed to offer a customized sourcing platform and comprehensive service for multinational sourcing companies, including an exclusive area for trade negotiations and augmented opportunities for brand promotions aside from fair participation.

Companies attending the event will have individually customized booths in the multinational sourcing service zone where exhibitors will come for discussions and meetings with buyers. To improve buying efficiency, sourcing demands from buyers are released in advance so suppliers can double check if their products and categories match buyer needs.

In addition, participant companies will also be provided interview opportunities with renowned domestic and international media organizations including Facebook.

"The Canton Fair is an important sourcing platform for global sourcing and we are devoted to providing professional and customer-friendly services," said Mr. Liu Quandong, Deputy Director General of Foreign Affairs Office of the Canton Fair. "Buyers will be able to easily access a huge number of partners and suppliers in a minimal amount of time while exhibitors, regardless of the size of the company, will have the opportunity to talk face-to-face with world-leading sourcing representatives. We believe such a platform that offers direct communication will help establish a close and efficient interaction among supply chain members."

This is the 26th time the Canton Fair has offered this service. Since 2003, the Fair has been committed to assisting key buyers match suppliers and partners and has provided customized service to 39 multinational purchasers.

The service has been highly commended by various multinational companies including Walmart, Auchan, Onninen, Lock&Lock and Central Purchasing, with Pierre Cardelle, sourcing director of Auchan Group, saying, "The Canton Fair has become an event at the center of our buying program. It's a must attend event for all of our sourcing teams worldwide."

Service registration has now officially started and is open to all multinational sourcing companies and relevant suppliers.

Service details of spring session are as follows:
Phase one: April 15-19, 2016
Phase two: April 23-27, 2016
Phase three: May1-5, 2016
Location: Hall 3.2 Area A (approx. 100 square meters) of the Pazhou Complex
Price: CNY 3,500 per phase, CNY 7,000 for two and CNY 10,000 for all three phases.
The price includes booth cost, one sign and six valid representative badges

For more information please contact mss@cantonfair.org.cn

About Canton Fair

China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, is held biannually in Guangzhou every spring and autumn. Established in 1957, the Fair is a comprehensive exhibition with the longest history, highest level, largest scale and largest number of products as well as the broadest distribution of global buyers and the highest business turnover in China.

SOURCE Canton Fair