SARASOTA, Fla., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MoneyShow, the Sarasota, Florida based global financial media company and investment tradeshow producer, held its inaugural World MoneyShow in Shanghai, April 1-3, 2011, at the Shanghai International Convention Centre. The company's ability to gather sought-after investment, trading, and economic experts together with highly qualified audiences and major financial media to exchange ideas and advice in a face-to-face event, has once again delivered resounding success. It also provided MoneyShow with a unique opportunity to learn more about the needs of high-net-worth Chinese investors – a rapidly expanding part of the Chinese population.
The Attendee Survey Revealed Educated, Wealthy, and Sophisticated attendees:
- Investment portfolios (in Chinese yuan): average more than 3.6 million while 24% have 5 million+ and 12% have 10 million+
- 33% make more than 50 trades per year; 12% of which make 500+ trade per year
- 37% are either experienced or very experienced investors
- Online broker services used by 79% of attendees
- Median age: 34 years
- College graduates: 97%; post graduate degrees: 30%
Thirty-four in-depth educational presentations and panel discussions were given in Mandarin and English by investment and trading experts on global economic trends and specific opportunities in stocks, futures, forex, and commodities. Attendees also browsed the multinational exhibition hall to identify the latest tools for profiting in Chinese and global markets.
Among Standout World MoneyShow Speakers:
Jim Rogers, Author, A Bull in China; Ba Shusong, Vice Director-General, Financial Research Institute; Cao Yuanzheng, Chief Economist, Bank of China; Robert McTeer, Former President, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; John Bollinger, Author, Bollinger on Bollinger Bands; Joe DiNapoli, Author, Trading with DiNapoli Levels; Vincent Lam, Managing Director, VL Asset Management Limited; Lin Hao, Chairman, Zhongda Futures; KC Lam, Director and Head of FX Asia, CME, among others.
Chinese financial media coverage included: cnstock, EastMoney, Hexun, Stockstar, Yicai, QQ, Sohu, Amoney, Quamnet, Ifeng, China Business News, Shanghai Securities News, Shanghai Financial News and 21st Century Business Herald.
To request details about 2012 World MoneyShows in China or to obtain a copy of the 2011 attendee survey, please contact [email protected].
MoneyShow/Invest Smarter, Trade Wiser is a global, multimedia network of investment and trading education that includes MoneyShow.com online. Its roster of live tradeshows attracts more than 70,000 investors and traders annually worldwide.