The Convention and Exhibition Services industry in China is expected to generate $5.6 billion in 2018, up 6.2% from 2017. Over the past five years, industry revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 8.9%. ACMR-IBISWorld anticipates that about 5,910 conventions and exhibitions will be put on by the industry in 2018.Strong domestic demand for convention and exhibition services has stemmed from the growing Chinese economy and high levels of international trade. Major international events such as the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai and the 2014 APEC summit in Beijing have driven industry growth...purchase to read more.

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Trading conventions and exhibitionsTrading conventions and exhibitions, including commodity fairs and real estate exhibitions, are estimated to account for the largest share of industry revenue at 39.9% in 2018. Trading convention and exhibition services have developed rapidly in recent years due to the growth of China's business, manufacturing and services sectors.Industrial product conventions and exhibitionsRevenue generated from industrial product conventions and exhibitions is estimated to account for about 31.4% of the total industry revenue in 2018. The major products displayed in these conventions and exhibitions include apparel, automotive, food and computer products. Exh...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Convention & Exhibition Services Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Convention & Exhibition Services Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Provision of a related range of goods/services ("one stop shop")
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Real GDP and Downstream Markets in the Convention & Exhibition Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Convention & Exhibition Services Industry?

    The Convention and Exhibition Services industry in China provides services such as convention and exhibition organizing (domestic and international), stand construction and exhibition center management. Exhibitions and expositions for arts, science and culture are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Trading conventions and exhibitions
  • Industrial product conventions and exhibitions
  • Technical conventions and exhibitions
  • Other conventions and exhibitions
  • Industry Activities
  • Domestic convention and exhibition organizing
  • International convention and exhibition organizing
  • Stand construction
  • Convention and exhibition center management
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Real GDP
  • Downstream Markets
  • Number of Businesses
  • Population and Growth

  • Current Performance
    Industry development
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Competition and concentration
  • Table: Convention & Exhibition Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Convention & Exhibition Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Automobile Manufacturing
  • Building Construction
  • Real Estate Development and Management
  • Colleges & Universities

  • Key Selling Industries
  • IT Services
  • Metal Furniture Manufacturing
  • Wood Furniture Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Trading conventions and exhibitions
  • Industrial product conventions and exhibitions
  • Technical conventions and exhibitions
  • Other conventions and exhibitions
  • Chart: Convention & Exhibition Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • China's economic growth
  • Growth in downstream industries
  • Globalization
  • Technological developments

  • Major Markets
  • Other industries
  • Automotive industries
  • Real estate industries
  • Home furnishings industries
  • Construction industries
  • Machinery manufacturing and shipbuilding industries
  • Education and training industries
  • Chemical industries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Convention & Exhibition Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Rent and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Convention & Exhibition Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Size
  • Location
  • Accommodation services
  • Brand
  • Themes
  • Price
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Convention & Exhibition Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    China Foreign Trade Center, China International Exhibition Center Group Corporation, China New International Expo Center, Shanghai International Convention & Exhibition Co., Ltd., China Kunming International Convention & Exhibition Center,
  • Table: China Foreign Trade Center - financial performance
  • Table: China International Exhibition Center Group Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: China New International Expo Center - financial performance
  • Table: Shanghai International Convention & Exhibition Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: China Kunming International Convention & Exhibition Center - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Convention & Exhibition Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Convention & Exhibition Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Total Assets (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A gathering of individuals and businesses to discuss or engage in some common interest.
  • Exhibition
  • A public display of manufactured items, usually for an extended duration.
  • Fair
  • An event in which different exhibitors participate, sometimes with the purpose of buying or selling.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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