On March 14, 2019, the 16th China International Small and Medium Enterprises Fair (CISMEF) Hong Kong Promotion Conference was successfully held in the Hong Kong World Trade Center. Wu Hong, Deputy Director General of the Secretariat of CISMEF Organizing Committee, Deputy Director-general of the Department of Industry and Information Technology of Guangdong Province, and Bernard Chan, Deputy Director of Hong Kong Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, delivered speeches. He Zuoxian, Director General of the Bureau of CISMEF, briefed the participants on the main achievements of the 15th CISMEF and the overall arrangements of the 16th CISMEF. Li Sau Hung, President of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Association, and Huang Jiahe, President of the Hong Kong Brand Development Bureau, shared their experience in participating in the exhibition. More than 200 representatives from Hong Kong’s business associations, institutions and enterprises took part in the event.
Deputy Director-general Wu Hong said that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the main force to promote the sustained and stable economic growth in Guangdong. Hong Kong’s SMEs to strengthen economic and trade exchanges and cooperation with mainland enterprises through the platform of the CISMEF are of positive significance to the implementation of Belt and Road Initiative and the joint construction of “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area”. In addition, she also fully affirmed the achievements Hong Kong has made in its continuous participation in the past decade. Deputy Director Bernard Chan expressed deep approval for Wu’s speech. He encouraged Hong Kong’s SMEs to further develop Hong Kong’s advantages through the effective platform of the CISMEF under the support of various favorable policies of China.
Wu Hong, Deputy Director of the Secretariat of CISMEF Organizing Committee and Deputy Director-general of the Department of Industry and Information Technology of Guangdong Province, delivered a speech
Bernard Chan, Deputy Director of Hong Kong Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, delivered a speech
To make the representatives of enterprises participating in the exhibition understand the highlights of the 16th CISMEF, Director He Zuoxian explained them from the following four aspects: the scientific and reasonable time and place arrangement of the fair, the division of key industries when inviting exhibitors and merchants, the theme activity of “Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day” and the construction of the never-ending CISMEF, which stimulated the interest of the representatives of all major business associations and enterprises present in the exhibition and the fair.
He Zuoxian, Director of the Bureau of CISMEF, introduced the highlights of the 16th CISMEF
Li Sau Hung, President of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Association, introduced the achievements of participating in the CISMEF
Simon Wong, President of the Hong Kong Brand Development Bureau, shared his experience in participating in the exhibition
Group Photo of Major Guests of the 16th CISMEF Hong Kong Promotion Conference
Guests gathered at the promotion conference
The 16th CISMEF will be held on June 24-27, 2019 in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province. With a theme of “Intelligence, Wisdom, Smart Manufacturing and Energy Conservation”, the fair will have a planned exhibition area of 160,000 m2, with 5,700 International shell scheme booths. The China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) Pazhou Complex covers an exhibition area of 60,000 m2, with 2,300 shell scheme booths for overseas theme exhibitions and provincial and municipal exhibitions; Guangdong (Tanzhou) International Convention and Exhibition Center (GICEC) covers 100,000 m2, with 3,400 booths for specialized exhibitions.