UBM Sinoexpo Forms JV to Manage Guzhen Lighting Fair
UBM Sinoexpo, the Shanghai-based joint venture (JV) company of UBM Asia, has formed a new JV with the Guzhen Town Governmentof Zhongshan City in China’s Guangdong Province through a cooperation agreement. The new JV will become the management company of the China (Guzhen) International Lighting Fair.
Launched in 1999, the Guzhen Lighting Fair attracted more than 600 exhibiting companies and 64,000 professional visitors from 103 countries and regions in 2012. The fair will be hosted at the new Lighting Capital (Guzhen) Conference & Exhibition Center as well as in three lighting marts to provide a total exhibition space of 250,000 m2. The Guzhen Lighting Fair is organised by the Government of Zhongshan City, China Association of Lighting Industryand China Council for the Promotion of International Trade(CCPIT).
Mr. Wei Hongrui, the Mayor of Guzhen Town, said, “We will set up a professional management committee to coordinate the functions of the various government departments, the lighting markets, the representatives of the mainstream companies in this industry together to build the lighting fair into a one-million square metre event.”
The upcoming Guzhen Lighting Fair will run from 18th to 21st October 2013 with an expected participation of more than 1,000 exhibitors.