Opportunity to join trade mission to China International Medical Equipment Fair

Posted on 12 October 2017 (Permalink)

The China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) is considered the leading healthcare trade show in China and is now the largest medical equipment exhibition in the Asia Pacific region. The 2018 fair will take place in the largest exhibition centre in Shanghai. Last year, it attracted more than 60,000 visitors, more than 2000 exhibitors from 21 countries and featured 13 national pavilions.

CMEF 2018 will showcase a vast array of different medical technologies including medical electronics, optical, dental, radioactive and ultrasonic equipment, diagnostic and therapeutic instruments, physiotherapy/orthopaedic technology, lab equipment, commodities and consumer goods for surgeries and hospitals, rescue and emergency equipment, medical furniture and equipment, medical magazines and services.

The Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) and the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) will again be organising the UK Pavilion, alongside a trade mission for the 2018 fair.

By joining the UK Pavilion, companies would benefit from a package of additional support and services.  These would include:

  • High quality, custom, UK stand design package
  • Shared use of the UK pavilion offering refreshments, meeting area, internet access, promotional opportunities
  • Inclusion in a high-quality, branded, directory of UK companies
  • Expert advice and support from dedicated ABHI staff at the exhibition
  • Assistance in all pre-show arrangements from experienced ABHI staff
  • Dedicated, reliable contractors to assist you with logistical arrangements.

The DIT post in Shanghai is able to offer an organised mission programme, which could include:

  • Local hospital visits and meetings with their key commercial decision makers
  • Networking receptions and customised business matching and introductions
  • Business Insight sessions, covering China market access, IP protection etc.

Please register your initial interest by 31 October 2017. 

For more information, please contact Scarlett O’Sullivan, International Executive, ABHI, on Scarlett.osullivan@abhi.org.uk or 0207 9604 4368, or Joshua Lawrence, China Market Manager, DIT, on Joshua.lawrence@trade.gsi.gov.uk or 0207 215 1695.