At least one trade show takes place in Shanghai every week. The Asian business hub holds each year more than 200 fairs, at least one per industry. In 2015, Shanghai celebrates the opening of its latest and biggest exhibition center to date. Find below a list of the 8 busiest MICE venues in Shanghai:
National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai)
This brand new venue opened its doors in late 2014 and counts 16 gigantic exbibition halls on a total of 500,000 sqm.
Only a few minutes away from the Hongqiao Railway Station and Hongqiao Airport, the exhibition center shaped as a four-leaf clover is the new tradeshow landmark in Shanghai.
Adress: 333 Songze Highway,Qingpu District, Shanghai P.R.C 201799
Shanghai New International Expo Center
It is the second largest exhibition center in Shanghai. It is located in the Pudong New Area, only a few stops from the Maglev station, leading straight to Pudong Airport. The triangle shaped buidling is divided into 3 separate zones, each divided into interconnected halls.
It allows for multiples tradeshows to take place at the same time throughout its 200,000 sqm of indoor space and 100,000 sqm outdoor space.
Adress: 2345 Longyang Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai P.R.C. 201204
Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
The building was used during the 2010 World Expo as a pavillion and was later converted into an exhibition center which now holds a number of international tradeshows. Its exhibition space gathers up to 80,000 sqm dedicated to booths, conferences, and business forums.
Adress: 1099 Guozhan Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai P.R.C 200126
Shanghai Exhibition Center
Built in 1995, this 30,000sqm exhibition center welcomes today world-known international fairs, but its origins lie elsewhere, in the intricate history between China and Russia. The SEC is well-known to house high-end, luxury and political exhibitions and conventions.
Adress: 1000 Middle Yanan Road, Jingan Disctrict, Shanghai P.R.C 200040
Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center
This center offers 32,000 sqm of exhibition space, divided into 2 aisles and 3 levels. The building also hosts numerous conference rooms as well as a 4 stars hotel. Located near XuJiaHui, it is easily accessible by subway, taxi or even the bus. It holds domestic and international tradeshows.
Adress: 5F, B Block, 66 Caobao Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai P.R.C 200235
Shanghaimart is an exhibition center which distinguish itself by its multiple showrooms, in addition to its exhibition space of 37,000 sqm. Shanghai Mart has, since 1993, hosted numerous professionnal fairs and tradeshows from China and overseas.
Adress: 2F, 2299, Yanan Road West, Jingan District, Shanghai P.R.C 200336
Built in 1992, INTEX Shanghai is located in the Shanghai Hongqiao Economic & Technological Development Zone and includes a floor space of 12000 sqm.
Adress: 88 Loushanguan Road, Changning District, Shanghai P.R.C 200336
Shanghai East Asia Exhibition Hall
Located next door to the Shanghai Stadium and Shanghai Olympic Simming Pool, The East Asia Exhibition Hall, hosts mostly recreational, leisure and sports themed tradeshows. It boasts a floor space of 300,000sqm.
Adress: 800 Lingling Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai P.R.C 200030