ZHONGSHAN, China, Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The 18th China Guzhen International Lighting Fair successfully concluded at the Guzhen Convention and Exhibition Center on Octobe r 26.
Combining 83,614 quality buyers , including 4,126 overseas buyers from 118 countries in the main venue (a 23% increase from last year ) and 191,228 professional buyers in the five sub-venues, this autumn edition attracted 274,842 visitorsin total, approximately 17% up from the previous autumn edition. Not only the number of visitors , but also the scope of exhibition set a new record. The space of the fair increased to 1,070,000 sqm, a year- on-year growth of 23%. As the Lighting Fair has continued to improve, so has the number and quality of exhibitors attending. A total of 675 companies took part, representing an increase of 11.2% year- on-year. Forums on Industry Trends In terms of fair services, a "Business Matching Service" with ad-hoc, on-the-spot meetings was set up for overseas buyers to effectively connect buyers with suppliers. Almost all attendees reached an initial sourcing intention with top suppliers at the fair.