China Import and Export Fair, well-known as the Canton Fair

China Import and Export Fair has been held biannually in Guangzhou every spring and autumn since 1957. Regarded as the largest scale, the highest level, Canton Fair presents the most comprehensive exhibition covering the widest range of industries and sectors, as well as the richest products and commodities. Therefore, Canton Fair 2019 likes a golden business bridge, linking insightful overseas buyers with high-quality domestic exhibitors.

Time: Every Spring (April 15 to May 5) and Autumn (October 15 – November 4).
Location: Pazhou Complex, NO.380 Yuejiang Zhong Lu, Guangzhou, China

Usually Canton Fair will be divided into three phases according to different industries and sectors, the following table is Canton Fair 2019 Spring Schedule. You should decide which phase you will attend before booking Guangzhou hotel, also you can check each exhibition layout for each phase.

Sections of the 126 Canton Fair (2019 Autumn)

Phase 1 (Oct.15 – 19, 2019)
9:30 – 18:00

— Electronics & Household

Electrical Appliances

— Lighting Equipment

— Vehicles & Spare Parts

— Machinery

— Hardware & Tools

— Building Materials

— Chemical Products

— Energy

— International Pavilion

Phase 2 (Oct.23 – 27, 2019)
9:30 – 18:00

— Consumer Goods

— Gifts

— Home Decorations

— Pet Products & Food

Phase 3 (Oct.31-Nov.4, 2019)
9:30 – 18:00

— Textiles & Garments

— Shoes

— Office Supplies, Cases &

Bags, and Recreation


— Medicines, Medical

Devices and Health


— Food

— International Pavilion

Five Steps to Attend Canton Fair

1. Get Invitation (E-invitation) to China for Canton Fair 2019:
You will need Canton Fair Invitation to apply the Visa to China and get registered for Canton Fair Entry Badge (IC Card), provides FREE E-invitation for buyers who has booked guangzhou hotel from us. Just save your time to Apply E-invitation here.

2. Apply Visa to China:
You can use Canton Fair E-invitation to Apply Visa to China at your country or regular residence place before arriving in China. More information please check China Visa Application.

3. Plan Your Trip to the Canton Fair host city – Guangzhou, China:
There is a great surge in hotel demand for the Canton Fair every year, so it’s highly recommended to plan your trip before hand. You can trust on us to Book a Hotel for you, or plan a Guangzhou Local Tour or China Tour for a more fantastic trip.

4. Register & Get Entry Badge to the Canton Fair:
If you are a new comer to the Canton Fair, you need to get registered first with your Invitation & valid documents (check details) at the Canton Fair Pazhou Overseas Buyers’ Registration Center or at the Appointed Hotels.
Regular buyers since the 104th Canton Fair can go to the Fair directly with the Entry Badge.

5. Enter the Canton Fair and Meet with Exhibitors:
You can get free booklets incl. layout, exhibits, exhibitors for the Fair at the Service Counter. It’s highly recommended to take your own Interpreter who will stand by your side and help for better communication.

Welcome to China to attend Canton Fair. If you need any help (agent services in China), please feel free to contact us.