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SNIEC, the only Sino-german joint venue with western management is the leading international exhibition venue in the heart of Shanghai, a metropolis with 25 million people. It is the commercial hub and gateway of China, connecting the rest of our country with Asia and the world. Most of the country's production and distribution centres are located near Shanghai. 

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  • A New Logo for a New Era: Introducing ...

     

    A New Logo for a New Era: Introducing SNIEC 2.0
    SNIEC launches a new brand and a new look
     
    The unveiling of new logo and brand for the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) was held at Shanghai Grand Ballroom, Kerry Hotel Pudong, on November 20, 2015. Over 200 guests from government and industry were on hand helping SNIEC celebrate a new era.
     
    The new logo combines the world famous SNIEC name along with two triangles representing the shape of the venue. SNIEC provides a platform to foster the exchange of knowledge, commerce, and cultures. The dynamic combination of triangles expresses the spirit of cooperation, sharing, and innovation. Lastly, the red and grey colors symbolize vitality and wisdom.
    The new tagline, ”EXPERIENCE & EXCELLENCE” also debuted during the special occasion.
     
    SNIEC is jointly owned by German Exposition Corp., a joint subsidiary of Deutsche Messe AG, Messe Duesseldorf GmbH, and Messe Muenchen GmbH, and the Shanghai Lujiazui Exhibition Development Co., Ltd.
     
    On November 4, 1999, former German Chancellor Schroeder, and former Shanghai Deputy Mayors Zhou Yupeng and Jiang Yiren attended the foundation-laying ceremony to kick off the construction of SNIEC. Since then, the exhibition industry venue in the Pudong has become the place in Shanghai to hold exhibitions.
     
    Beginning with its opening on November 2, 2001, the SNIEC project developed from the initial 4 halls over twelve expansion phases into 17 column-free, ground-level exhibition halls, covering 200,000 sqm of indoor space and 100,000 sqm of outdoor space. SNIEC has 3 entrance halls, 20 loading bays, 2 multilayer parking garages and 5 small outdoor parking lots, providing 4730 parking spaces. The functional design of SNIEC makes it unique amongst all of the other exhibition centers in China.
     
    Boasting outstanding surrounding commercial facilities, plentiful hotels and easy-access transport links, SNIEC is China’s most successful exhibition center, hosting more than 100 events and attracting close to 5 million visitors annually.
     
    SNIEC 2.0 continues the venue’s commitment to customer service and innovation. Earlier this year, SNIEC implemented a series of upgrades which included the construction of an improved WIFI system, development of WIFI-related application, construction of additional transformers, upgraded food and beverage facilities, establishing a service evaluation system, and refining its customer satisfaction surveys.
     
    These measures further the trust and confidence of leading international and domestic organizers to continue to use SNIEC to host their exhibitions, exemplifying “Experience & Excellence”.
     
    Most importantly, SNIEC will continue to maintain its role as a landlord, meaning that it will not launch proprietary shows, nor compete with its customers. Organizers who bring their shows to SNIEC now and in the future know SNIEC will continue to actively protect their exhibitions.
  • Pudong Releases Exhibition-related Ser...

    The Pudong exhibition service standards and MICE-related app platform were released by Shanghai Pudong Commission of Commerce who held the press conference on July 15, 2015 at SNIEC. Jian Danian, Deputy Director of Pudong, attended this conference and made an address.

    In this conference, Mr. Michael Kruppe, General Manager of SNIEC, introduced the exhibition-related service standardization pilot project which takes SNIEC as a place where a service standardization experiment was implemented in past 2 years. Currently, SNIEC has developed a comprehensive service standardization system under the guidance of the Shanghai Quality Bureau and Pudong Quality Bureau. Its brand concept, ‘EXPERIENCE & EXCELLENCE has been recognized by the industry fully.

    Also the cooperation agreement about developing MICE-related app platform has been signed to promote the concept of smart exhibitions among Shanghai Pudong Commission of Commerce, China Mobile Corporation, Shanghai Co, Shanghai Wisdomuni Info Technology Co and SNIEC on this special occasion. This app is the first on-line platform related to MICE service innovation application, and will incorporate services related to convention, exhibition, tourism and commerce. More smart functions will be added in coming years.

    In the past years, the Pudong Government made great efforts in developing the exhibition industry. Since the opening of Pudong, the exhibition industry in Pudong has made a phenomenal development and lead Chinese exhibition industry to a new position. In 2014, there are total 220 shows held in Pudong, including 185 international shows. The sold space is up to 8,120,000sqm, attracting more than 120,000 exhibitors and 6,450,000 visitors. Pudong is attracting more and more organizers and guests from all over the world with its unique advantages and leading services.

    Jian Danian, Deputy Director of Pudong, said ‘currently Pudong is on the road to drive the development of modern service industry. With a further expansion of Pudong free trade zone, driving the innovation of convention & exhibition industry has play an important role in upgrading Pudong’s service industry. In future, we will keep on-going improvement in Pudong exhibition industry based on the concept of internationality and profession, and enhance the interaction between the areas like convention, exhibition, tourism, commerce and culture on the other side’.

    (Source: SNIEC, July 18, 2015)

  • SNIEC puts safety first...

    SNIEC vowed to improve work safety standards to ensure a better environment for its stakeholders. As part of the improvements, SNIEC launched a work safety video in early June to provide workers with instructions on work site safety and hazard prevention.

    The move was in response to the nation’s annual “safety work month” in June. The cartoon video presented common exhibition construction accidents, including construction site falls, electrical accidents and crane and vehicle accidents. In the video, SNIEC invited experts to demonstrate how to properly handle equipment and machines to avoid accidents.

    “It (the video) is not commonly seen in the exhibition industry. It shows that the management team considers work site safety as a very important part of the centre’s daily operation,” said an industry expert.

    “It is an educational, precautionary and impressive onsite work safety video. I think the video gives guidance to clarify working procedures in construction,” said Michael Kruppe, general manager of SNIEC. “It will generate positive effects in accident and hazard prevention at SNIEC.”

    “After watching the video, workers will have more knowledge about onsite work standards. They know their dangerous actions will bring very serious outcomes,” said a manager from an exhibition construction company in Shanghai.“The video is very useful for both construction companies and workers.”

    OPPORTUNITIES AND PROBLEMS

    Since the 1990s, China’s convention and exhibition industry has rapidy developed at a double-digit growth rate along with economic globalization and China’s booming economy. Data from the Ministry of Commerce shows that 7,319 exhibitions and expos of various types were held in China in 2013, an increase of about 63 percent from 2008. The nation’s total exhibition area has also doubled from that in 2008, reaching 93.9 million square meters in 2013.

    The growing exhibition market has created business opportunities for exhibition booth construction companies. In the past, many unqualified businesses rushed into the booth construction sector and caused problems. Industry insiders said many unprofessional companies do not apply strict rules for onsite work safety, onsite material management and staff management, which led to many accidents across the country.

    On June 10, a booth at the Guangzhou Lighting Exhibition collapsed. Although there were no injuries reported in this case, the collapsed booth affected neighboring exhibitors’ plans. On June 5, a booth at the 12th China Wuhan International Aftermarket Expo 2015 collapsed and caused injuries.

    Kruppe said he believes that work safety is closely related to different parties and it is a key factor that affects the sustainable development of the industry. “The working environment in the exhibition centre is labor intensive and often involves short construction periods, which means it is very easy to have an accident. Any administrator or individual’s negligence could cause an accident,” Kruppe said.

    In the past few years, SNIEC has committed itself to building a safe working environment and urged construction companies to follow its instructions and advice.

    OTHER MEASURES

    The centre also partnered with local administrative departments to strengthen work site safety management and apply strict assessment procedures to eliminate potential risks.

    For instance, it strengthened its onsite safety inspection mechanism and expanded its inspection team. Companies are now required to stop construction and fix any problems if accident risks arise. “During the move-in and move-out period, SNIEC will arrange an inspection team with more than 30 security staff to patrol the exhibition venue. We will stop dangerous activities and require companies to correct them immediately,” said a manager surnamed Tang from SNIEC.

    In addition to reminding workers to pay attention to safety, the centre also hands out safety standards booklets to urge companies to pay more attention to onsite safety management. “SNIEC is paying much more attention to work site safety and spares no efforts to promote the awareness of the importance of work safety.

    SNIEC is also proactive in pushing safety administration standards for the exhibition industry,” said a construction business manger. “Workers have to wear safety belts and safety helmets before entering the working site. They will be cautious when moving up and down the scaffolding,” he added.

    Kruppe said during the past decade, SNIEC has improved onsite work safety management and maintained control over the safety hazard prevention system. “Although everything is within expectations, and so far so good, we should be cautious in safety management.

    We will have stricter evaluation mechanisms to maintain our good performance in the future,” he said. “We are responsible for providing a safe environment to our staff and clients. We will continue to impose strict rules for onsite work safety management to maintain sustainable development of China’s exhibition industry,” Kruppe said.

     

    (Source: SNIEC Tradeshow Express, July 4, 2015)

     

     

  • Expo center to get connected...

    Construction of WiFi infrastrucure at SNIEC, is due to start next month. The project is expected to be completed at the end of October, with full WiFi coverage for exhibitors and visitors at the centre.

    According to the SNIEC, the WiFi infrastructure is just part of its WiFi Plus plan. The centre hopes to introduce a SNIEC app to promote the concept of smart exhibitions. The app will provide service information covering catering, hotels and venue navigation. SNIEC representatives said more smart functions will be added in coming years.

    The move is in response to Premier Li Keqiang’s Internet Plus action plan raised in his government working report on March 5. “We will develop the ‘Internet Plus’ action plan to integrate mobile Internet, cloud computing, big data, and the Internet of Things with modern manufacuring, to encourage the healthy development of e-commerce, industrial networks and Internet banking, and to guide Internet-based companies to increase their presence in the international market,” Premier Li said.

    The SNIEC has partnered with the Shanghai Pudong Commission of Commerce, China Mobile Corporation Shanghai Co and Shanghai Wisdomuni Info Technology Co to develop its WiFi Plus platform. “Based on this WiFi and app platform, we will continue to innovate and upgrade our facilities to provide convenient and effective services,” said Michael Kruppe, general manger of the SNIEC.

    The WiFi and app platform is also a part of the SNIEC’s service improvement campaign called SNIEC 2.0. Early this year, the SNIEC announced a series of strategic measures to lift the service quality to provide the highest-quality venue services in China.

    Experts said traditional exhibition businesses are keen to transform and blend Internet elements into their daily operations to meet clients’ demands. “Venue operators, event organizers, exhibitors and other expo-related businesses are willing to be connected to clients quickly so as to serve them in the most effective and efficient manner,” Kruppe said.

    “In the future, SNIEC will introduce smart exhibitions to enhance service quality and get traders better connected. That will be a complete new visiting experience,” said Zhang Liwei, general manager of Shanghai Wisdomuni Info Technology.

    SNIEC representatives said the implementation of its WiFi Plus strategy would enhance its competitiveness and consolidate its position in the market. The WiFi connection will allow other on-site service providers to provide more convenient services to visitors and exhibitors.

    Shanghai Huizhan Dining Service Co, the smallst caterer in the SNIEC, plans to launch online ordering and meal delivery services in the venue in the near future. “We are considering offering those services when the WiFi infrastructure services in the venue are available,” said Jiang Xiaoyu, general manager of Huizhan

     

    (Source: SNIEC Tradeshow Express, July 4, 2015)

A world-renowned, international venue and a purpose-built exhibition facility, SNIEC is a one-stop exhibition hub for every reason.

Beyond excellent facilities, SNIEC is a customer-oriented organization to provide you, our esteemed customers with the highest standards of personal service. Whatever you are looking for, our dedicated, experienced and professional staff will always work closely with you to take your business to a new level of success.

In response to the request of Pudong New Area's Security Bureau to practice a real-name authentication and photo system in regards to workers involved in booth-building work, the Shanghai New International Expo Centre Co., Ltd. (SNIEC) has formulated the following measures to change the undesirable situation in managing the certificates of workers involved in booth erection and dismantling, and to ensure a safe environment within the SNIEC's exhibition halls and unloading areas.

To enable the exhibitors to work more conveniently, Shanghai New International Exhibition Center (SNIEC) launched the Exhibitor Self-seviced Portal.The registered exhibitors are able to create and update company and invoice information on this portal to allow SNIEC to assist and invoice exhibitors more accurately and promptly on site.

SNIEC provides established and respected services with only one goal: Make your show even better and more successful in the future.

Beyond excellent facilities, SNIEC is a customer-oriented organization to provide you, our esteemed customers with the highest standards of personal service. Whatever you are looking for, our dedicated, experienced and professional staff will always work closely with you to take your business to a new level of success.

In response to the request of Pudong New Area's Security Bureau to practice a real-name authentication and photo system in regards to workers involved in booth-building work, the Shanghai New International Expo Centre Co., Ltd. (SNIEC) has formulated the following measures to change the undesirable situation in managing the certificates of workers involved in booth erection and dismantling, and to ensure a safe environment within the SNIEC's exhibition halls and unloading areas.

To enable the exhibitors to work more conveniently, Shanghai New International Exhibition Center (SNIEC) launched the Exhibitor Self-seviced Portal.The registered exhibitors are able to create and update company and invoice information on this portal to allow SNIEC to assist and invoice exhibitors more accurately and promptly on site.