The CONEXPO Asia 2007 exposition was a great success, setting records for number of attendees and amount of exhibit space, as well as number of exhibitors. The show was held December 4-7, 2007 at the Chinese Import and Export Fair (CIEF) Pazhou Complex in Guangzhou, China.
About 28,000 registered industry professionals from close to 100 countries attended CONEXPO Asia 2007. CONEXPO Asia 2007 also more than doubled in size compared to 2006, with about 450 Chinese and international exhibitors and more than 1,000,000 sq ft of space.
The show opening ceremony included China’s Vice Minister of Commerce Wei and other high-ranking dignitaries.
CONEXPO Asia 2007 offered a quality learning experience with exhibits of the latest construction technologies and equipment, live working equipment demonstrations, extensive industry focused education sessions and numerous industry meetings and events.
The success of CONEXPO Asia 2007 reflects the construction industry boom in the Asia Pacific region, and the mood was positive among attendees and exhibitors, notes show owner and organizer, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). In addition to AEM, show organizer is the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronic Products (CCCME).
The next CONEXPO Asia will be held in 2009. For 2008, AEM plans a knowledge-sharing tour throughout China for equipment users, with training courses to focus on safety operations, operating efficiencies and improvement processes, including financial and environmental. Tentative locations include Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Kunming and Xi’an.