The most part of your exhibitors is local. Can you give us some advice to make contacts and do business in China?
We will do our utmost to connect as much international and Chinese professionals for future business opportunities. A dedicated seminar about how to do business in China followed by a guided export including Chinese companies looking for export partners.
Is Shanghai an example of a smart city? Why?
Shanghai is developing rapidly an exciting new path to become a truly smart metropole. This city benefits from the Internet and related technologies to the full, aiming to become the centre of technological innovation for business and cultural transformation. An interesting example is Nice city Shanghai International Automobile City.
Who can visit the event?
Intertraffic is the international marketplace for smart mobility, infrastructure, traffic management, road safety and parking. Connecting professionals in traffic technology industry worldwide.
Our shows and also the Chinese edition of Intertraffic is attended by professionals working in the traffic and transport industry. They are decision-makers, joint decision-makers, consultants, contractors and installers from private and public companies and come from all over the world.
What characteristics does an exhibitor have to have to be a success in a trade fair like this one?
Doing business abroad is challenging and every country needs a specific approach. For Intertraffic China international companies are invited to join our dedicated International programme. It is our aim as the international marketplace for traffic to offer as much as an added value to our visitors & exhibitors with valuable connections with a focus on, Business, Knowledge, Network and Hospitality. This programme includes a matchmaking tool, field trip in Shanghai and How to do business seminars.
Could you give us some participation results of the last edition?
Intertraffic China is held every year, but it’s only in Shanghai every other year. In 2015 in Shanghai, over 4,500 visitors from 49 different countries came to the trade fair. Then, we had about 200 exhibitors which are the same number of companies we expect to have to exhibit this year. Most of these exhibiting companies are located in China which makes it a great event for international visitors wanting to make valuable contacts in China.