“With the evolving situation, we have decided to hold the fairs at a later date. We believe this is the right decision to ensure the health and safety of all attendees. In the meantime, together with our stakeholders, we are keeping track of developments as they unfold and monitoring the impact on the organisation of large scale events. We would like to thank the industry for their understanding and support, and look forward to welcoming back brands from the building and parking sectors to Shanghai very soon,” Ms Lucia Wong, Deputy General Manager of Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd explained on behalf of the fairs’ organisers.
SIBT is organised by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd, Shanghai Hongshan Exhibition Service Co Ltd, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade – Shanghai Pudong Sub-Branch and The Intelligent Branch of China Exploration & Design Association. The organisers of SSHT are Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd, Shanghai Hongshan Exhibition Service Co Ltd, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade – Shanghai Pudong Sub-Branch and the China Smart Home Industry Alliance. PKC is organised by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd, Shanghai Hongshan Exhibition Service Co Ltd and the China Urban Parking Industry Association. Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd and Shanghai Hongshan Exhibition Service Co Ltd are responsible for organising the SSOT zone.
SIBT, SSHT and PKC are headed by the biennial Light + Building event in Frankfurt, Germany. The next edition will be held from 2 – 6 October 2022.
Messe Frankfurt organises a number of trade fairs for the light and building technology sectors in Asia, including Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology, Thailand Building Fair and Thailand Lighting Fair. The company’s lighting and building technology trade fairs also cover the markets in Argentina, India and the UAE.
For more information on Light + Building shows worldwide, please visit www.light-building.com/brand. To learn more about SIBT and SSHT, please visit www.building.messefrankfurt.com.cn or email email@example.com. For more information on PKC, please visit www.smartparkingchina.com, follow on WeChat through “ParkingChina_MF” or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Background information on Messe Frankfurt
The Messe Frankfurt Group is one of the world’s leading trade fair, congress and event organisers with their own exhibition grounds. With a workforce of some 2,200 people at its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main and in 28 subsidiaries, it organises events around the world. As in the previous year, annual sales for 2021 were significantly lower owing to the COVID-19 pandemic: approximately €154 million compared with Group sales as high as €736 million in pre-pandemic 2019. We serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. Sustainable business practices are a central pillar of our corporate strategy and strike a healthy balance between ecological and economic interests, social responsibility and diversity. Another of Messe Frankfurt’s strengths is its powerful and closely knit global sales network, which covers around 180 countries in all regions of the world. Our comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. We are using our digital expertise to develop new business models. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).
For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com
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