Approved by the State Council, the 4th China Expo Forum for International Cooperation (CEFCO) will be held on January 14-16, 2008, at Chengdu Century City Convention & Exhibition Center. Following three sessions in 2005, 2006 and 2007, CEFCO 2008 will continue its success as a grand gathering for the global convention and exhibition industry, co-organized by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI), International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE), and Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO).
Over 400 professionals in the convention and exhibition industry and business elites are expected to attend the event in Chengdu from around the globe. Enlightening speeches will be delivered by guests from both China and a dozen of countries and regions of the world, focusing on the development of China's convention and exhibition industry, experiences and strategies of foreign businesses in China, new opportunities for midsize cities with booming development in exhibitions, and the impact of marketing and planning on show brands.
With the theme of "Joining Up with Growing Forces", CEFCO 2008 is intended to be a platform for communication and cooperation between China and international exhibition industries, through a series of thematic activities, including five plenary sessions and six concurrent sessions. There will be dialogs among giants of the industry, government officials, professionals and experts in economy, conventions and exhibitions, who are ready to share with you their expertise and experience. Also, you are kindly invited to visit China International Trade Show for Exhibitions and Conference (InterExpo) held at the corresponding period.