Posted on 7 June 2017
Watertechnology trade show Aquatech China in Shanghai, opened its doors, marking the 10th anniversary on 7 June.
Mayor Aboutaleb of –resilient city- Rotterdam in the Netherlands and Annette Bos, Group Director Water at RAI Amsterdam, spoke at a crowded opening, followed by champagne and the traditional ribbon cutting.
Over the years, Aquatech China has retained an incredibly high level of loyalty from Chinese as well as international visitors and exhibitors.
The show has grown year on year breaking its own records again in 2017 with over 1,900 exhibitors and an expected visitor audience of well over 70,000.
In his speech Mr. Aboutaleb stated that it is all about green growth, about learning from experience, about collaborating and sharing knowledge. “Only then we can turn challenges into opportunities’’, he said.
Aquatech China's Product Manager Sisi Chuo marked the 10th anniversary. “Aquatech China 2017 is a landmark trade event as we celebrate 10 consecutive annual shows”, she said.
“We are particularly proud to have set foot in China ten years ago and realized unexpected growth not only in numbers but also in appreciation as a must-attend business platform in a complex market.”
Chinese market entry
“Aquatech China started back in 2007 with 291 exhibitors, over 14,000 visitors and 15,000 square meters and these numbers were exceeding all expectations,” added Annette Bos, Show Director of Aquatech Global Events at RAI Amsterdam.
“We are extremely proud that for numerous international companies, Aquatech China was the stepping stone into this huge market and the beginning of many successful business stories in China.”
Aquatech calender 2017
Aquatech China 2017: 7-8-9 June
Aquatech Mexico 2017: 5-6-7 September
Aquatech Amsterdam 2017: 31 October, 1-2-3 November (part of the Amsterdam International Water Week)
Floodex Europe 2017: 31 October & 1 November (part of the Amsterdam International Water Week)
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