Deutsche Messe to co-organise digital show in China

Hannover/Foshan, 18th July: Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai Limited, the Chinese subsidiary of Deutsche Messe, has signed a three-year cooperation agreement with the Shunde District People’s Government, to become an official co-organiser of Internet plus Expo, a “digital economy” trade show in southern China.

The event will be renamed as “Internet+ powered by CEBIT.” Based on its network at CEBIT, Deutsche Messe plans to enhance the scale and quality of the show. It is now organised by Hannover Milano Fairs Shanghai in association with the Guangdong Provincial Committee of CCPIT, Foshan Municipal Committee of CCPIT, and the Shunde District People’s Government.

The next edition of Internet+ power by CEBIT will be held from 12th to 15th October 2017 at the Guangdong (Tanzhou) International Convention and Exhibition Center, in Foshan. The show will feature some 650 exhibitors and cover an area of 45,000 sqm, It will feature seven themed pavilions: Intelligent Manufacturing, Internet Plus Frontier Technologies, Smart City, Internet Plus Finance, E-Commerce, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and Smart Home & Life.

Marius Felzmann, CEBIT Senior Vice President at Deutsche Messe, commented, “The People’s Republic of China is one of the most important markets for digitization technologies, characterized by dynamic growth and a rapidly growing cohort of major global players. Foshan is an engine of economic development in southern China, with a strong focus on IT. We are therefore delighted at the addition of Internet+ powered by CEBIT to our international ‘ICT & Digital Business’ event portfolio and the resulting opportunities for our internationally focused customers.”

Sources: Deutsche Messe press release, Hannover Milano Fair Shanghai press release