Friday, October 24, 2014

Automotive show attracts 1,500 exhibitors to NECC Shanghai

News this week: Earlier this week, the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) – NECC Shanghai – successfully concluded its inaugural event attracting some 1,500 exhibitors. Previously held in Beijing, the China International Auto Products Expo (CIAPE) ran from 19th to 21st October 2014.

NECC Shanghai is Asia’s largest purpose-built exhibition centre. CIAPE utilised the venue’s entire north hall covering 106,000 m2 of indoor and outdoor exhibition space in total. CIAPE was divided into 10 product segments covering the likes of finished vehicles, auto parts, tuning products, motorcycles and accessories. According to NECC Shanghai, the three-day show attracted some 130,000 visitors.

NECC Shanghai is situated in Hongqiao district on the west side of Shanghai. The Shanghai Metro opened two exits at the East Xujing station to cater to the travelling public. NECC Shanghai is expected to be fully operational by 2015, and will provide 400,000 m2 of indoor exhibition space over 13 large halls (28,800 m2 each) and three smaller-scaled halls (10,000 m2 each).

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