(DALIANNEWS)- The port city of Dalian was granted the honor of one of the Top 10 Convention & Exhibition Cities in China 2016, during the 13th China’s Convention & Exhibition Industry Annual Meeting in Shanghai, a city in the east of China, December 14 to 16, 2016.
During the annual meeting, Dalian International Automotive Exhibition was awarded the honor of one of the Top 10 Brand Exhibitions in China 2016, and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Dalian Branch also gained the award of the Model of National Convention & Exhibition Work 2016.
The port city of Dalian has held a total of 106 conventions and exhibitions this year, up 23.3 percent than that of the previous year, with a total exhibition area of 1,269,000 square meters, an increase of 7.5 percent, and an average exhibition area of 12,000 square meters.
The conventions and exhibitions covered a wide array of industries including real estate, building materials, textile, garment, light industrial products, craftworks, artworks, jewelries, tourism, wedding, personnel, innovation, culture, education, medical care, health, food tea, liquor, industry, automobile, shipbuilding, maritime, e-information, internet, software, technology, import products and others.
Up to 23,475 companies, almost 120,000 exhibitors and 9.5 million visitors were attracted to the events this year.