"The 14thChina's Convention & Exhibition Industry Annual Meeting (CCEIM) and 2017Awarding Ceremony for China's Convention & Exhibition Industry" washeld in Shanghai on December 17th, at which the China (Xiamen) InternationalLeisure Tourism Expo hosted by Xiamen C&D International Travel ServiceGroup Co., Ltd. and organized by Xiamen Sunshine International Exhibition Co.,Ltd. won the award of "Top Ten Professional Exhibitions in China".
Zhang Ruozhen,the general manager of Xiamen Sunshine International Exhibition Company, asubsidiary of Xiamen C&D International Travel Service Group attended theawarding ceremony.
"The 14thChina's Convention & Exhibition Industry Annual Meeting (CCEIM) and 2017Awarding Ceremony for China's Convention & Exhibition Industry" is anannual gala jointly hosted by China Convention and Exhibition Society, The First Convention & Exhibitionmagazine, China Convention and Exhibition Union, municipal and provincialexhibition industry associations and others in 2017 to promote the developmentof convention and exhibition industry in China. More than 500 senior officials,experts, scholars and business representatives from the convention andexhibition industry nationwide have gathered together to discuss thedevelopment plan of China's convention and exhibition industry, exchange viewsand bear witness to the pageant of China's convention and exhibition industry.
This year'sappraisal of "Top Ten Professional Exhibitions in China" hasattracted much attention, and China (Xiamen) International Leisure Tourism Expohas been honored to win the award among many candidates.
In 2015, XiamenC&D International Travel Service Group founded the China (Xiamen)International Leisure Tourism Expo independently, making it the firstinternational exposition hosted by a travel agency and themed on leisuretourism in China. Thanks to the outstanding performance of the Tourism Expo, in2017, under the coordination of the Fujian provincial and municipal governmentsas well as the Fujian Provincial Tourism Development Commission, the 2017 China(Xiamen) International Leisure Tourism Expo and the 13th Strait Travel Fair(Xiamen Travel Fair) were held concurrently, and both were organized by XiamenC&D International Travel Service Group and its subsidiary Xiamen SunshineInternational Exhibition Company, which effectively achieved "Integrated Developmentand Mutually Beneficial Cooperation": the joint exhibition area was amountedto 50,000 square meters involving exhibitors from 28 provinces, autonomousregions and cities in China and 37 countries and regions in the world. Over10,000 businessmen from both sides of the Straits and Southeast Asia, Japan andSouth Korea, Europe and the United States as well as Hong Kong and Macao haveattended the fair, contributing to a visitor volume of over 160,000; the totalexpense together with the transaction volume generated by exhibitors, buyers,guests and visitors has reached 120.5 million Yuan (excluding agreement andcontract transactions), setting the highest record in history.
We should exploit the home advantage of Xiamen as thevenue for the 9th meeting of BRICS leaders, grasp the tourism opportunitiespresented by the Post-BRICS Era, shoulder up the new mission bestowed upon usto develop tourism by the new era, and build up a large international tourismexhibition and marketing platform. At present, the 2018 Xiamen Travel Fair isunder rigorous preparation: the joint exhibition area is expected to reachnearly 60,000 square meters, with about 40 countries and regions participatingand over 1,000 professional buyers (mainly consisting of responsible persons oftop 100 travel agencies and well-known exhibition institutions at home andabroad) attending; an estimated 200,000 visitors will come as well as over 200domestic and foreign media.
The 2018 TravelFair focuses on the negotiation of tourism investment and cooperation, exchangeof experience in boosting rural tourism, exploration of new models for tourisminnovation and steering the new industrial conditions to integrate withconventional industries, thus stepping up the promotion of global tourismresources on a market-oriented basis. The Fair intends to build on the newopportunities offered by "The Belt and Road" and "Xiamen BRICSMeeting" to set up a platform ideal for promoting tourism, negotiatingbusinesses and exhibiting products.