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Good reasons to participate at CIHS 2018

Benchmark of Chinese hardware industry

CIHS is the leading, most specialized and international hardware show in Asia and the second largest in the world revealing the latest products and technology of the industry around the globe delivering the best international and national expertise through the organisers Koelnmesse and CNHA (Chinese National Hardware Association). Only at CIHS (China International Hardware Show) you are able to meet national and international trade visitors at a well-organised and structured fair with a focus on internationality and potential for top-placement within the international halls among countries and regions such as Germany, U.S., India, Korea, China mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan as well as countries and regions of the “Belt and Road”.

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Koelnmesse brings forth an unrivaled skill-set and expertise needed to develop the CIHS into one of the premier international trade shows in the world due to its unrivalled industry network. As a world-renowned trade fair organizer, Koelnmesse has over 90 years’ experience in organizing large-scale commercial events connecting buyers and sellers.


Excellent domestic network expertise through CNHA

CNHA with its excellent local network, contacts in the industry as well as proximity to the market with its 3,000 member base of China's key hardware enterprises and professional associations is known to bring China's key buyers and traders to CIHS every year.


Global buyers network

CIHS 2018 receives strong support from the Global Home Improvement Network (GHIN) - the umbrella association of the big box Home Improvement Retailers that currently comprises 177-member companies operating more than 28,000 home improvement stores globally. Buyers such as Lowe’s and The Home Depot from U.S., Kingfisher and B&Q from U.K., Obi from Germany and Alibaba from China are regularly visiting CIHS and take the show as the ideal platform for expanding their business in the Chinese market.


Best content and matchmaking opportunities

Through the innovative and user-focused matchmaking and networking programme, CIHS delivers an exceptional platform for excellent business contacts. Conferences and seminars provide a base for knowledge-transfer as well as update on the latest trends and industry applications.

Tremendous market potential to be tapped

The annual import value of Chinese hardware industry stood at 23.544 billion US dollars in 2017, with a year-on-year growth of 8.26 percent. The imports reached 6.3 billion US dollars in the first quarter of 2018, with a year-on-year growth of 21.5 percent. With the economic development entering a new era, China devotes itself to improve intellectual property rights protection gradually. Moreover, the requirements on high quality of goods have been inevitably increasing annually as well. Thus, China’s market potential is enormous and cannot be underestimated.

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