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Attendance Notice for the 113th Session of Canton Fair (For buyers from Hong Kong)

The 112th session of Canton Fair was concluded successfully. 189,391 overseas buyers from 211 countries and regions around the world attended the 112th Canton Fair. 24,766 were buyers from Hong Kong. Faced with this complicated and volatile economic and trade environment, the Canton Fair follows the policy of "achieving steady growth, adjusting structure, promoting balance" and focuses on building export brand, optimizing the structure and improving the quality of exhibitors. 


The 113th session of the Canton Fair will be held during April to May, 2013, in China Import and Export Fair Complex in 3 phases, please kindly note the dates, categories and other matters as follows:


National Pavilion:

Phase 1: April 15th – 19th, 2013

Phase 2: April 23rd – 27th, 2013

Phase 3: May 1st– 5th, 2013

Electronics & Household Electrical Appliances;Lighting Equipment;Vehicles & Spare Parts, Machinery;Hardware & Tools;Building Materials;Chemical Products

Consumer Goods;Gifts;Home Decorations

Textiles & Garments;Shoes;Office Supplies; Cases & Bags; Recreation Products;Medicines; Medical Devices and Health Products;Food


International Pavilion:

Phase 1: April 15th – 19th, 2013

Phase 3: May 1st– 5th, 2013

Electronics and Household Electrical Appliances; Building Materials and Hardware; Machinery and Equipment; Industrial Raw Materials

Foodstuffs and Agricultural Products; Household Items; Textile Fabrics

Canton Fair Hong Kong Customer Service Centre:

Canton Fair Hong Kong Customer Service Centre focuses on providing service to buyers from Hong Kong and overseas buyers. Service is to be provided throughout the year including application for Entry Badge (IC card) and Canton Fair Invitation, enquiry for attendance and business travelling service.

Enquiries: (852)2877 1318 / cs@cantonfair.org.cn  Fax: (852)2838 3169  Website: http://hk.cantonfair.org.cn

Address: Rm 3106-7, Office Tower, Conventional Plaza, No.1 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong


Application for Canton Fair Invitation:

For those buyers who need Invitation to apply for China Visa, please login to the Buyer E-Service Tool (BEST) (http://invitation.cantonfair.org.cn/en/index.aspx) by using the user name and password of your company to apply for the invitation OR download and complete the “Application Form for Canton Fair Invitation” from the website of Canton Fair Hong Kong Customer Service Centre (http://hk.cantonfair.org.cn) and email it to cs@cantonfair.org.cn.

 

Pre-application for Canton Fair Entry Badge (IC Card):

Canton Fair Hong Kong Customer Service Centre opens all year round. Hong Kong buyers are encouraged to get the IC card at the Centre in advance (Free for the First Personal IC Card, HK$250 will be charged as re-application fee if it is lost). In order to process your application more efficiently, please download and complete the “Pre-application Form for Buyer Entry Badge(IC Card)” from the website (http://hk.cantonfair.org.cn), and email it with the related documents to cs@cantonfair.org.cn before 1st April 2013.The application will be approved and an email notice with collection details will be sent within 3 working days. Application which is submitted between 1st April to 3rd May 2013 will take 7 working days for approval. Pre-applied buyers can collect the IC card immediately at the Centre by presenting the original personal document (H.K./Macao Home Return Permit, Overseas Passport or Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents).


Change of Company or Personal Information:

Please login to the Buyer E-Service Tool (BEST) (http://invitation.cantonfair.org.cn) to update your company information.  To update personal information, please download and complete the “Application for Changing Company or Personal Information” from the website of Canton Fair Hong Kong Customer Service Centre (http://hk.cantonfair.org.cn) and email it to cs@cantonfair.org.cn.

 

To ensure that your company can receive related information, please go back to our Home Page and fill in the table with available email address(es) and submit to us. 


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