The 24th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF), the largest-ever in its history in terms of exhibition area, opened this morning at its two main venues at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center in Futian District and Shenzhen World Convention and Exhibition Center in Bao’an.
It is the first time that the fair have two main venues, and subvenues are also set up in Futian, Nanshan, Bao’an, Longhua and Luohu districts, according to the organizing committee.
The five-day fair, occupying over 300,000 square meters, is being held both online and offline, attracting more than 5,000 exhibitors from 40 countries and regions to participate.The exhibitors are expected to bring in a total of 8,000 projects.
About 1,300 of the exhibitors are enterprises administered by the Central Government, Fortune Global 500 firms, “small giant” enterprises, listed companies, foreign-invested firms and industry-leading companies.
Major sideline events include a forum — the Xili Lake Forum — and three themed exhibitions.
They are a talent fair, an emergency and safety technology exhibition, and a water conservation technological innovation exhibition.
The fair highlights key technological breakthroughs China has made from 2016 to 2020, which will cover communication, internet, Internet of Things, cloud computing, big data, internet of vehicles, AI, 5G and blockchain.
Shenzhen’s leading high-tech enterprises are displaying their latest achievements in industries highlighted in the city’s plan for development of future industrial clusters and future industries. The organizer has also designated a special exhibition area for “small giant” enterprises, which engage in professional and specialized niche markets, to display the quality and resilience of Shenzhen’s technological innovation-driven economy.
More information are available on www.chtf.com, m.chtf.com and the organizer’s WeChat account “高交会.”
A visitor takes photos of a robot barista at the Longhua pavilion of the CHTF that kicked off this morning at Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center in Futian District. Photos by Liu Xudong and Sun Yuchen
A robot displayed at the CHTF attracts the attention of visitors.
The booth of Guangming Science City at the CHTF.
The booth of Pingshan.
A booth featuring space equipment at the CHTF.
The booth of Mindray at the CHTF.
The booth of Hanvon at the CHTF.
Huawei Technologies' booth at the CHTF.
Visitors are seen at a booth at the CHTF.
Visitors stroll through the CHTF.
Visitors check information at the CHTF.
The international pavilion at the CHTF.
The Belt and Road Area at the CHTF.
A special exhibition area for “small giant” enterprises at the CHTF.
The booth of NEXT Park at the fair.
Exhibitors talk to visitors at the booth of Shenzhen Pudu Technology Co. at the CHTF.