VOL. 18 January ISSUE YEAR 2017


in Vol. 18 - January Issue - Year 2017
The Finishing Community Met in Guangzhou for a Successful Show!

In the Spotlight

Sinostar-ITE International Ltd. (Sinostar-ITE) is a Hong Kong-based company specialized in organizing industrial exhibitions, publishing bilingual (Chinese & English) trade magazines, and offering direct marketing services to global clientele. Sinostar-ITE has been organizing the "Surface Finishing" & "Coatings" series of exhibitions since 1983. From 1996 onwards, the exhibition was divided into SFCHINA and CHINACOAT. Now, the two exhibitions alternate annually between the venues in Guangzhou and Shanghai, P.R. China. Sinostar-ITE is also the publisher of "Surface Finishing Journal (SFJ)" and "China Coatings Journal (CCJ)"— the only official publications for the SFCHINA and CHINACOAT series of exhibitions.

SFCHINA2016 Guangzhou Closed with Some Successful Figures

SFCHINA2016 (the 29th China International Exhibition for Surface Finishing & Coating Products), which was closed on Dec 2 at the China Import and Export Fair Complex (Canton Fair Complex) Guangzhou, P. R. China, continues to prove itself as the leading platform for the Finishing Industry.

• Total gross exhibition area: 14,000 sqm
• 11,046 registered trade visitors, including 9,896 domestic and 1,150 overseas visitors
• 275 exhibitors from 19 countries/regions, including 73 new exhibitors
• 2,802 representatives of exhibiting companies attended the show

Visitors Endorsed the Show Once Again

The 2016 Guangzhou show attracted a record number of visitors.  We feel glad that visitors once again gave positive comments after attending:

• "SFCHINA is an exhibition that industry players must visit. I will definitely visit again next year." Mr. Guogeng Cai, General Manager, Shenzhen Dege Automation Equipment Co., Ltd., China
• "I visit to learn more about the latest electroplating technologies. SFCHINA is the best-known finishing show in the region." Mr. Jörgen Pettersson, Sales/Marketing Manager, Candor Sweden AB, Sweden

Have a Look at the Findings of Our Visitor Survey
• 91% agreed SFCHINA is a must-visit industry event
• 89% would recommend peers to visit SFCHINA
• 60% attended SFCHINA for sourcing new suppliers/products/technologies
• 53% spent more than 1 day on the visit
Exhibitors Also Expressed Satisfaction for the Quality of the Show

• "As a supplier to many tier 1 international customers, SFCHINA is best suited for us in Asia." Mr. E.B. Ho, Director & General Manager, PAL Surface Treatment Systems Ltd.
• "We are a first-time exhibitor. The exhibiting effect is good!" Mr. Kang Qi, Area Sales Manager, Sulzer Mixpac China

What Our Exhibitors Have Said about the Show

• 93% agreed SFCHINA is important for their sales & marketing activities in China and Asian markets
• 69% opined their exhibiting was successful
• 60% planned to exhibit at SFCHINA2017 Shanghai again
• 54% took the occasion to meet new / old customers, suppliers, vendors and partners

The Next SFCHINA Will Take Place on Nov 15-17, 2017 in Shanghai

After the remarkable success of our 2016 Guangzhou show, SFCHINA will return to Shanghai on November 15-17, 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), where the finishing community will meet once again.

For Information:
Sinostar-ITE International Ltd.
SFCHINA Exhibition Ltd.
2101-2, 21/F., Jubilee Centre,
42-46 Gloucester Road, Wanchai
Hong Kong
Tel. +852.2865.0062
Fax +852.2804.2256
E-mail: info@sinostar-intl.com.hk