The 3rd China International Silver Industry Exhibition (SIC), the largest event of the industry, will be held at the Guangzhou Poly World Trade Center Expo November 11-13. This exhibition will host over 350 global brands and showcase such sectors as rehabilitation services, intelligent elderly care, age-friendly buildings, healthy living, daily necessities for the elderly, and retirement services. It is estimated that over 50,000 professional buyers will be in attendance.
A Global Gathering Presents Tremendous Opportunities
Supported by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), the Australian Consulate, UK Trade and Investment, the French Consulate, and other consulates and commercial counselor’s offices in China, the 3rd SIC will host over a hundred brands from Japan, Australia, Taiwan, HK, Germany, France and more. The Japanese Pavilion, for example, will present over 40 leading brands including TOTO, Paramount Bed, Shiga-SH, Anjoy, Erecta, NAKA, TacaoF and Aiphone. Over 20 renowned Australian enterprises will feature their advanced home nursing and healthcare services plus healthcare consultation services and systems. Taiwan will bring over 30 reputable brands and enterprises such as Huijia, Bedding World, Jet Crown, and Nam Liong.
Five Exhibition Areas Showcase First-Tier Name Brands
The SIC’s 30,000 m2 exhibition space is divided into five thematic exhibition areas: the International Zone, Barrier Free Living, Rehabilitation Services, Elderly Smart Care and Healthy Living. The Barrier Free Living area will showcase leading-edge furniture, building materials, bathroom items, architectural designer brands, products, digital technology and design solutions for the elderly. The Rehabilitation Services area presents high-quality safety products and services for the elderly, including known brands such as Da Fukang, Shidao and Guangdong Prosthetic Rehabilitation Center. The Elderly Smart Care area will feature the new concept “Internet + Smart Living for the Elderly” to showcase first class healthcare management systems, wearable health devices, smart home technology and products. The Healthy Living area will showcase the global pursuit and understanding of a healthy lifestyle, including healthcare and leisure, tourist and cultural services for the elderly.
Summit Forum Provides Insight into Industry Restructuring
The 2016 China International Silver Industry Summit Forum will be staged during the 3rd SIC. The forum will be keynoting on innovations and breakthroughs in the industry’s supply-side reforms. A total of 20 sessions including the plenary, parallel and special sessions, and business matchmaking meetings will be held to provide forward-looking insight about the reforms, senior housing development and operation, overseas elderly care practices and cases, and innovations in professional training. It is estimated that over 10,000 representatives will participate.
Forum highlights include the China-Japan Silver Industry Seminar, organized in conjunction with JETRO, to provide exclusive matchmaking opportunities for the exhibitors and Japanese enterprises. The China-Australia Retirement Forum, jointly organized with the Australian Trade Commission, is to interpret new developments, policies and trends in the silver industry of the two countries. Furthermore, “one-on-one” procurement sessions will be provided to pair reputable real estate developers and chain stores with suppliers and distributors to cut business deals at a highly-efficient, rapid and direct fashion.
Pre-registration for SIC has begun on the official website, www.silverindustry.cn/en, where visitors can obtain an exclusive bar code for quick entry to exhibition venues. Visitors with priority pre-registration shall receive their visitor pass in the mail from the organizer, FOC. Pre-registration before November 4 qualifies attendees for free tickets to forum sessions and other exclusive privileges.