Shenzhen International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF)
CIF is China's top international fair on cultural and creative industries. Since 2004, it showcases China's producers, distributors and agents of the cultural and creative sector (http://en.cnicif.com).
The 9th ICIF will take place from 17th to 20th May 2013 at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center in Shenzhen, one of China's most dynamic cities and a member of UNESCO's creative city network. Located on China's northern coast, adjacent to Hong Kong and Macau, Shenzhen is an international metropolis with a population of over 12 million. As the first special economic zone of China, it has witnessed the fastest economic growth in the country over the last 30 years, with the highest GDP per capita.
In the 2012 edition, ICIF gathered nearly 2000 exhibitors from more than 90 different countries and regions. A total of 210,000 visitors and 16,081 buyers attended the event.
ICIF represents a unique platform for European regions and cities to help their cultural and creative SMEs to access the largest market in the world. It is also the opportunity to promote the city and the region with a view to attract Chinese tourists and investment.
Please download here the PDF document containing further details on ICIF 2013.