Why attending the Online Canton Fair is a must?

Canton fair 2020

Why attending the Online Canton Fair is a must?

For the first time in history, the China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, will be held online in its 127th session from June 15 to 24 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “After more than six decades of continuous efforts, the Canton Fair has become China’s largest comprehensive international trade fair with the longest history, most commodities and customers and the best trading results,” said Ren Hongbin, Assistant Minister of Commerce. “The 127th Canton Fair is taking place online in lieu of a physical exhibition. This is both a pragmatic response to the COVID-19 pandemic and a major initiative for innovative development. You can register to attend the online fair for free from here: 

https://www.cantonfair.net/event/4248-online-canton-fair-the-127th-china-import-and-export-fair

Why you should attend? 

1- It’s free 

2- It’s easy to join

3- Large assortment of products, even bigger than Alibaba 

4- Direct online access to suppliers 

How will it go on this special Canton fair?

The first virtual Canton Fair will create an online international trade platform of quality and specialty products that covers 16 major export categories, such as home appliances, consumer goods, textiles, medical and health care. Powered by advanced information technology, the Canton Fair will provide around-the-clock online services for product promotion, matchmaking and business negotiations, enabling both Chinese and international businesses to place orders remotely. 

Moreover, the 127th session of the Canton Fair will organise a cross-border e-commerce zone to explore new options for efficient international trade and promote a batch of cross-border e-commerce brand enterprises. The fair will also provide live stream services for exhibitors to promote their products to buyers via custom live channels. The live stream will run 24/7 and will enable face-to-face negotiations or mass marketing promotions to audiences.

How can you be prepared? 

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By Issam Saed

Digital Marketing Specialist @ ShowSourcing  

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