SHANGHAI, Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 12th China International Self-service, Kiosk & Vending Show, held concurrently with iFair 2015, ran from September 16-18, and drew over 22,000 attendees and 250 exhibitors. The show was organized by Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co., Ltd and the Shanghai Multi-media Industry Association, co-organized by Shanghai Tiansheng Exhibition Service Co., Ltd, and supported by the Shanghai Communication & Broadcasting Industry Association, Beijing All-view Technology Co., Ltd and the Shanghai Internet of Things Industry Association.
iFair is a comprehensive show that included the following shows:
The 12th China International Self-service, Kiosk & Vending Show;
Shanghai International Digital Signage, Audio Visual Integration and Equipment Show;
Intelligent Education & Online Class Show
Covering an area of 20,000 square meters, the iFair Show attracted more than 250 exhibitors and over 22,000 visitors. The conferences and trade exhibits with the latest trends and technologies, top-notch educational programs and multiple interactive activities provided an extraordinary experience for all attendees.
The show attracted 22,077 visitors from 77 different countries and regions, including Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, India, Thailand, Singapore, the USA, the Philippines, Australia, Russia, UAE, Indonesia, Turkey, Brazil, the United Kingdom, France, Egypt, Canada, Israel, Italy, Spain, Germany, Belgium and Poland.
Among the attendees, 19,869 were from China and 2,208 from abroad. The number of visitors had increased by 91%, hitting a historical high together with the number of countries. This was the first session of the iFair Show organized by Shanghai UBM after acquisition. The success of iFair 2015 was also a demonstration of Shanghai UBM's strong soft power, which includes professionalism, diverse experience and high-quality service.
Of all overseas visitors, 52.6% were from Asia (excluding Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan), 17.8% were from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau, 14.3% were from Europe, 5.4% were from North America, 3.5% were from South America, 3.3% were from Africa, and 3% were from Oceania. The top 20 countries and regions were Taiwan, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Russia, Japan, Korea, India, Thailand, Singapore, the USA, the Philippines, Australia, the UAE, Indonesia, Turkey, Brazil, the United Kingdom, France, Egypt and Pakistan.
Nearly a hundred industrial leaders participated in the forums and summits held together with the show. These educational programs focused on the current hot issues of the respective industries and attracted more than 1,000 attendees.
2015 Worldwide Self-service Terminals Conference
During the Awards Ceremony, nine prizes were presented, including prizes for the Most Innovative Vending Machines, the Top Ten Professional Managers, Personalities of 2014 in the Chinese Vending Industry, and Lifetime Contribution Award in the Chinese Vending Industry.
Mr. Jeff Parks, the representative of NAMA, delivered a speech on the challenges and opportunities faced by the American vending and OCS industries.
Mr. Kiyoaki Takeda, the chairman of the Japanese Vending Machine Manufacturers Association, also shared his rich experience in the vending industry. The topic of his speech was, "The Current Situation of the Japanese Vending Industry and the Prospects of the Chinese Vending Industry." The second round of the Sino-Japan exchange meeting in the vending industry was also warmly welcomed as experts from China and Japan explored the current hot issues and prospects of this industry together with their audiences.
Mr. Guo, Marketing Director of Sudiyi, talked on the topic of "How does Sudiyi promote the development of the Intelligent Cabinet Industry?"
Public Training, presented by the China Vending College, was still as popular as during the last several years.
2015 China Digital Signage Conference
Digital Signage can be used widely in many industries, including Display, Retail, Advertisement, Software, etc. The Digital Signage Conference gathered numerous well-known experts from Intel, Philips, 56iq, All View & Bus Online, etc. to explore the multiple development and revolution of the digital signage industry together. The conference not only promoted the communication of professionals, but also laid out the prospects of the industry.
2015 China Intelligence Industry and IOT Forum
Supported by the Shanghai IOT Chamber of Commerce, this forum focused on intelligent products and innovative services. Brilliant speeches were given by the executive chairmen of the Shanghai IOT Chamber of Commerce, the Intelligent Health Branch and the Intelligent Logistic Branch. The chairmen promoted the communication of elites in IOT enterprises and inspired the attendees with their unique and professional insights.
2015 China Online Education Forum
The 2015 China Online Education Forum was one of the most influential forums in East China. More than 20 famous speakers from online education and related industries came to deliver their speeches on four fields: Technical Support for online education, Digitalization of K-12 Online Education and Education, Operation of Online Educational Platform and The Current Situation and Prospects of Online Education. The forum focused on the healthy and sustainable development of the online education industry. Within two days, nearly 1,000 visitors had attended and shared their valuable experiences and viewpoints together with the industrial leaders.
The Stunning Debut of "Smart Day"
"Smart Day" was an interactive exhibition presenting life in the future as influenced by the newest technologies. The exhibition area was made up of five sections, which were the Smart Shopping Mall, Smart Hotel, Smart Restaurant, Smart Classroom and Smart Waiting Room, and decorated with displays of the latest technologies and innovative solutions. Thanks to the sponsorship of Super Brand Mall, LeTV, Huangtaiji, Richintech and Seeyoo, numerous visitors came to experience various high-tech products and solutions, such as digital windows, transparent LED walls, outdoor 3D projection, digital posters and self-service ordering machines. These products were expected to affect daily life in the future and left all the participants with a deep impression.
iFair+ Idea Mart
iFair+ Idea Mart is an incubation platform jointly built by Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo, InnoSource and IC Coffee for entrepreneurs from the intelligent hardware industry. Over 100 venture capitalists visited on site. Idea Mart provides an excellent networking platform for small to medium-sized entrepreneurs to showcase their innovations and ideas, and help venture capitalists to find projects really worth investing in.
See you in 2016
In order to meet the needs of visitors from different regions and different levels, iFair 2016 will be held in both Shanghai and Shenzhen.
iFair Shanghai 2016
Date: Mar. 9-11 Venue: Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC)
iFair Shenzhen 2016
Date: Oct. 12-14 Venue: Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Centre (SZCEC)
With a new appearance and rich experience, we are looking forward to seeing you at iFair 2016!
Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co., Ltd is a professional O2O event company that operates trade shows/events/online B2B platforms formed from a joint venture between Shanghai Sinoexpo International Exhibition Ltd and UBM Asia Ltd, a division of UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange.
With over 20 years of professional experience, Shanghai UBM organizes 62 international trade shows covering an exhibition area of 900,000 square meters. Shanghai UBM also boasts eight online B2B platforms and four industrial publications. We provide one-stop solutions for eight main market sectors, namely Furniture (Furniture/Manufacturing & Supply), Hospitality (Hotel, Shop, Hotel Furniture, Food & Beverages), Design & Deco (Construction materials, toilet facilities, design & decoration), Ingredients (Pharmaceutical, Food, Machinery, Nutraceutical, Starch), iFair (digital signage, self-service terminals, intelligent education) and lighting. Our platform attracts more than 350,000 professional buyers from around the globe. Headquartered in Shanghai, UBM Sinoexpo operates three regional offices in Beijing, Guangzhou and Zhongshan in China with a total headcount of more than 350.
Ms. Kim Chen Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co., Ltd Tel: +86-21-3339 2569 Email: [email protected] We-chat: ifairchina
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