Stepping into Guangzhou

Guangzhou Fair

Macau SME’s participating for the first time in the Macau-Guangzhou Fine Products Fair, co-organized by the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), commented that the event was a good opportunity for them to promote their products and services to the Mainland China market, according to an IPIM release.
The three-day event attracted about 15,000 visitors, notes the group, who co-organised the event together with the Guangzhou Municipal Commission of Commerce. The fair took place between January 6 and 8 at the Poly World Trade Centre in Guangzhou.
Local companies participating for the first time included sales consultancy company Tecnologia Stargate (Macau) Limitada, and local Hokkaido food products producer Fábrica de Produtos Alimentares Hokkaido.
Representatives from both companies informed IPIM that the event allowed them to test the Mainland China market and receive feedback on their products, while contacting clients and merchants.
In order to support the promotion of MSAR companies, IPIM offered participants an incentive programme providing a standard booth, accommodation, transportation, round-trip freight transportation, storage area and temporary staff.
However, local companies still had to pay a participation fee of MOP2,000 (US$250) for a booth or MOP1,800 for a ‘raw space’.