Sunday, 19 June 2011
Guangzhou Capital City of Guangdong Province in China
Guangdong Province is situated in the southernmost part of China's mainland, It has 3,368 kilometres of winding coastline, which is the longest in the country. Rivers from all over the province discharge into the South China Sea, forming the fertile Pearl River Delta, which is one of China's most densely cultivated areas. Its capital city, Guangzhou, formerly known as Canton to the western world, is located in the north of this river delta. Due to its special geographical position, Guangdong has for long served as a window of China to the world.
Guangzhou is the capital of Guangdong Province in southern China According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 12.7 million, making it the third largest city in mainland China after Shanghai and Beijing. It is adjacent to Hong Kong and Macau forming an urban tri-angle. In the era of tea clippers, Guangzhou was known in the West as "Canton". The food and the language of the area are still known as "Cantonese". The Cantonese are proud and hardworking people known throughout China and the world over for their famous cuisine and tack for business.
The city is famous for foreign trade and business, and holds China's largest trade fair, the Canton Fair. However, in between the seemingly endless skyscrapers, shopping malls and building sites there is a lot of culture and history. While Guangzhou is not usually high on the list of Asian tourist destinations, it is amazing how much the city actually has to offer.
The China Import & Export Fair Complex is known worldwide as a multi functional and comprehensive international exhibition complex. It has 13 exhibition halls on its first and second floors, with an exhibition area of 152,000 sq meters, with 130,000 sq meters indoors and 22,000 sq meters outdoors area. It is a modern, hi-tech and eco logically concerned complex. The hall height, floor loading capacity and electric power supply makes it suitable to hold exhibitions of small to very large displays. China Import & Export Fair Pazhou Complex hosts a variety of exhibitions, trade shows and trade fairs each year.
“HOSFAIR Guangzhou”, or its full title “The 9th International Hospitality Equipment & Supplies Fair” will be held from the 30 June to 2 July 2011. HOSFAIR Guangzhou has been successfully held for 8 years with 30% rate of growth every year, The HOSFAIR Guangzhou 2010 had 42,000 sqm size, 928 global exhibitors, and nearly 10,000 kinds of exhibits..41022 visitors came from 57 countries and regions, in which overseas audiences amounted to 4,180.
HOSFAIR is sponsored by Asia Pacific Hotel Supplies Association; GHM Hotel General Manager Association; Guangdong Cuisine Association; www.gdcwh.com; China Western Food Culture Association; Specialty Coffee Association of China; and Guangzhou Huazhan Exhibition Co., Ltd.
For more information about HOSFAIR see the website http://www.hosfair.com/en/index.aspx