Shanghai, 1st December: VNU Exhibitions Asia and the Shanghai Northern EASTPO Exhibition Company signed a cooperation agreement on 17th November. Under the terms of the agreement, EASTPO’s flagship exhibition, the Shanghai International Machine Tool Exhibition, will be operated and managed by VNU Exhibitions Asia beginning in 2018. Launched in 1999, the exhibition serves the machine tool, robotics and automation industries. The exhibition addresses the sizable Chinese market as well as attracting a large international audience of exhibitors and visitors.
The next edition of the Shanghai International Machine Tool Exhibition will be held from 19th to 21st November 2018 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). According to VNU Exhibitions Asia, the company will also create a new large-scale exhibition to be co-located with the Machine Tool Expo. The co-located event will focus purely on industrial technology.