Debut of Parking China Deemed a Success by Exhibitors
The first edition of Parking China, a new thematic zone within the 12th World Elevator & Escalator Expo, was held May 10-13 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) in China.
Jointly organized by Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd and Langfang Conference & Exhibition Co Ltd, the zone received positive feedback from exhibitors and visitors alike.
Leading brands in the parking industry introduced their latest smart parking systems, mechanical parking facilities and car park management services. T
hese big names included: Dahua Technology, Defero Technology, Forewell Parking, Gland Machinery & Electronics, Guangxi Construction, Guangzhou Honzawa Metal Products, Hytone Parking, iRain IOE Technology, Jiu Yin Parking, Lonix IOT Technology, QianHai Ecaray, Secure Parking, SuTong Information, Wei Ming Space and ZTE ITS.
Xi’an iRain IOE Technology Service Co Ltd showcased their unique license plate identification systems, intelligent software ARM servers and all-in-one toll machines.
Zhou Jun, sales director of marketing department in Shanghai, said: “I am happy with the visitor flow and the show helped me to promote our brand. In fact, I was able to find some potential partners. Furthermore, exhibiting here enabled me to learn more about the market through technical exchange with industry peers. In future, we plan to pay more attention to these kind of events and expand its booth scale.”
Wu Shaolong, marketing director of Shanghai SuTong Information Sciences & Technology Ltd, also expressed that his firm will join next year’s edition
“Parking will be more intelligent in the future and the potential for the success of IoT products is very high,” he added. “Targeting buyers such as government bodies, Internet parking platform enterprises and smart product integrators, I was pleased to have found prospective clients at Parking China. I was also satisfied with the visitor quantity. This event was very helpful for brand promotion and connecting with target partners.”
China’s parking industry is developing quickly and Parking China visitors agreed that the zone can help to further promote the industry in China.
Wang Yi, project manager of GFR Industry & Trading Co Ltd, said: “We are a trading company which deals with spare parts and machineries. Many of our clients are very interested in parking facilities so we want to learn more about the industry’s leading technologies and acquire some useful selling points. The technical demonstrations at Parking China helped to fill our knowledge gaps and enabled us to better understand overall market trends. For these reasons, I will come back to support the show next year.”
Organized by China’s leading domestic intelligent traffic industry portal www.21its.com, “The 4th Static Traffic and Smart-parking Seminar and 2016 Parking Industry Gold Parking Award Ceremony” was held concurrently with Parking China.
The event attracted 200 attendees and ended on a high note. Government officials, scholars and industry experts addressed various hot topics affecting the parking industry. Topics on the sector’s outlook and challenges, solutions for the city intelligent parking market, parking solutions under the Internet Plus era, city static traffic solutions, city parking cloud platform construction and more were covered.
The next edition of Parking China will move to Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) and be held Sept. 5-7. Being a part of the “Intellignet Green Building – IGB” exhibition platform, the 2017 edition will run concurrently with four other building technology fairs including: Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology; Shanghai Smart Home Technology; ISH Shanghai & CIHE and the Shanghai International Lighting Fair.
These five shows will help to foster a cross-sector building ecosystem under the IoT and big data era to provide total solutions for energy-efficient building technologies. Addressing interrelated building technologies on parking, smart home, intelligent building, HVAC, lighting and LED, the platform will help create more business opportunities for participants.