The Third China (Wuhan) International Consumer Goods Fair
Date: November 8th-10th 2013
Venue: China Wuhan International Convention and Exhibition Centre (Hankou)
Sponsor: Hubei Provincial Department of Commerce
China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Hubei Sub-Council
China International Chamber of Commerce, Hubei Chamber of Commerce
Supporter: Hubei Provincial People’s Government
Wuhan Municipal People’s Government
Organizer: Hubei International Exhibition Center
Co-organizer: French Consulate General in Wuhan
Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Wuhan
United States Consulate General in Wuhan
Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency
Belgium Economic and Commercial Office, Wuhan Representative Office Japan External Trade Organization
Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Australia Trade commission
Netherlands Business Support Office
Canadian Trade Office in Wuhan
Taipei World Trade Center
Hubei Provincial Food Industry Association
Hubei Gift Industry Association
Hubei Association for Liquor Circulation
Wuhan Wine Industry Association
Wuhan Department Store Group Co Ltd
Wuhan Zhongnan Commercial Group Co Ltd
Wuhan Hanshang Group Co Ltd
Wuhan Zhongbai Group Co Ltd
Fair Theme: Delivering multi-culture; focusing famous brand; leading international fashion.
China is the second biggest economy and importer in the world. It is expected that by year 2020, China, which has over 19% of the world’s total population will be the biggest importer and has the largest consumer market in the world. In recent years, the growth rates of China’s total volumes of retail sales have reached 16%-18% yearly, which are far more than those of economy. While China supplies quality life’s necessities with low prices to the world, branded and high-end consumer goods and luxuries from other nations have come to China and become the favorites of Chinese consumers. In 2012, Chinese government clearly put forwarded the economic development policy of “adjusting the economic structure, promoting domestic demand, facilitating consumption and expanding import” which has provided new opportunities of increase of market shares for overseas branded products and expansion in China’s market for domestic quality products.
With a total area of over 180,000km2 and population of more than 61 million, Hubei is a pivot and center for the nation’s “Lifting of Central China” strategy. Located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, Wuhan, capital of the province is the largest metropolis and a center city in central China, largest water, land and air transportation hub, as we as an important industrial city and economic, financial, commercial, trade, logistics and cultural center in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River. In 2012, the city’s GDP and total volumes of retail sales were RMB800.382 billion and RMB343.2 billion respectively. Its economic indexes were among the top in the country and the city has a bright future in its consumer market.
About the Fair:
Focused on imported consumer goods and having been supported by the provincial government, the China (Wuhan) International Consumer Goods Fair has held once a year。 In each of the past two sessions, the total exhibiting area reached 180,000m2. Out of which, 70% were taken by overseas exhibitors. There were over 50,000 person-times visitors. 254 exhibitors were from 18 countries and regions including the USA, France, Italy, South Africa, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Brazil, Vietnam, Thailand, Pakistan, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Exhibits covered 17 major categories such as jewelry and ornaments, garment, cosmetics, fashionable accessories, upscale electric appliances, digital products, drinks, wine, specialty food, household appliances, fitness appliances, outdoor leisure articles, hotel and club appliances, vehicle and yacht.
Fair features: branded and fashionable products, exhibit display by areas, trade talks
Registration and booth setting-up: November 6th-7h 2013
Exhibition and sales: November 8th-10th 2013
★Limousine, sports car、business purpose vehicle, motorcycle, yacht, etc
★Fitness appliances、outdoor leisure articles; leisure club, fitness club, jockey club, golf club, superior buildings, luxury hotel equipment and articles, etc
★Jewelry, diamond and ornaments, noble metals, valuable watches, fashionable compartment and bags, garment, fashionable accessories, valuable furniture, etc
★Antique, calligraphies and paintings, valuable porcelain, etc
★Red wind, liquor, grape wind and wine containers, wine cabinet; tea and tea set, cigar and cigar utensils, dairy products; specialty food, drinks, etc
★Skin care cosmetics, make-up and hair dressing products, etc
★Daily consumer goods, tableware, Kitchen and sanitary appliance, lightings and home accessories, etc
★High-end electric appliances, entertainment audio and visual products, digital electronics, etc
Bare space (specially recommended) (minimum 36m2): USD120/m2 for overseas exhibitors; no exhibition appliances and other facilities provided; exhibitors are responsible for the design and setting-up.
Standard booth: 3mx3m, USD1,500/booth for overseas exhibitors; 10% of surcharge for each double-door booth; facilities provided for a standard booth: a three-sided displaying board (2.5m in height), one fascia board in both Chinese and English, one table, two chairs, two spot lights, one 220V power socket.
Press conference for new product release: USD1,200 for 60 minutes/each; services included: a conference room, projector(s), assistance in inviting professionals.
The exhibition journal and advertisement:
Color inside: USD600/P
Black and white inside: USD400/P
Front cover or back cover: USD1600/P
Second cover or third cover: USD1,000/P
Handbag: USD 6,000/10,000 handbags Admission ticket: USD 2,000/10,000 tickets
Rep girl (interpreter): USD 200/day Stage performance: USD1,000 each
Note: Exhibitors should submit documents including legal entity certificate, product qualification certificate, quality safety certificate, etc. All exhibits should be legitimate. No counterfeit and inferior products are allowed. Exhibitors are fully responsible for their exhibits, should follow relevant IPR laws and regulations, keep exhibition orders and obliged for the arrangements of the Exhibition Affairs Office.
Customs clearance and transportation:
Assistance offered by the exhibition organizers: issuing invitation letters, customs clearance and transportation of exhibits, accommodation and local transportation; all relevant expenses occurred for the above shall be born by the exhibitors;
Exhibitors are recommended to conduct the ATA Carnet.
★ Opening ceremony
★ Observation and business meetings with department stores, chain stores and distributors
★ Release of new and fashionable lifestyle products
★ Transnational procurement news release
★ Lectures on foreign trade policy and overseas procurement channels
Confirmation of participation:
Booths will be arranged upon application and payment on the basis of “first come first served”. Please fax the sealed Application Form (Contract) to the exhibition organizer. Payment of deposit is requested to be remitted to the designated account within seven days after your submission of the Form. Please also fax the remittance to the exhibition organizer for reference.
Bank of deposit: China Construction Bank, Operation Department of Hubei Branch
Account title: Hubei International Exhibition Centre
US Dollar A/C: 4201 4170 1002 2050 3813
Brief introduction of the Wuhan International Convention and Exhibition Centre
Located in the golden district and downtown area of Hankou, the Center is one of landmark buildings with the largest scale, most comprehensive facilities and functions. There are number of department stores and supermarkets including Wuhan Plaza, Shimao Plaza and Wushang Mall which is the biggest one in China with collections of domestic and international top brands. • convenient transportation with metro, light rail stations and bus stops.
We cordially invite you to set up your exhibition. We will render the most comprehensive services for the occasion.
Contact person: Mr. Zhang
Contact details (China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Hubei Sub-Council/ Hubei International Exhibition Center):
Add: F/19, Jinmao Building, No. 8, Jianghanbeilu Road, Hankou, Wuhan City 430015