Music China expands to 12 halls ahead of 2018 edition as MI imports and sales continue to grow
This October, a whole host of musical instrument industry players, including suppliers, dealers, distributors and music enthusiasts from all corners of the global industry, will converge in Shanghai once again to enjoy the business opportunities and music inspirations on offer at Music China. The 2018 fair will take place from 10 – 13 October in Shanghai New International Expo Centre in China.
Music China 2017 gathers a record 105,125 visitors from around the world
Yet more record breaking figures from the most recent edition of Music China are a testament to Asia’s thriving musical instrument and music education markets, with a total of 105,125 visitors (2016: 90,125) from 86 countries and regions converging for the 2017 show this month, which is a 16.6% increase on last year. Held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, music lovers from all corners of the industry had the opportunity to discover strong displays of product innovation, business opportunities, live music performances and educational seminars.
Expansive fringe events at Music China look to nurture business strategies and support music culture
Dedicated to providing the musical instrument industry with invaluable opportunities for business networking, music education and appreciation, Music China 2017 will take place from 11 – 14 October 2017. Held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, the fair will present a broad range of concurrent events and music celebrations. More than 1000 indoor and outdoor live shows, forums, workshops and master classes will light up the exhibition halls and outdoor areas during the course of the four-day show.
Crowdfunding project innovators Cyberstep to showcase new portable music production device KDJ-ONE at Music China 2017
With Music China being renowned for providing visitors and exhibitors with a constant source of inspiration and innovation, this year’s edition is no exception. Take for example CyberStep, a Japanese company which has had its idea converted into reality with the help of crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. The company will demonstrate its newly-developed all-in-one music production device KDJ-One at October’s Music China 2017. The fair will be the very first time the company has stocks ready to sell.
Music China 2017 expands scale with over 90% of booth space already booked
Music China, Asia’s prominent music trade event, is set to take place from 11 – 14 October 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Benefiting from China’s promising MI market, the 2017 show is expected to exceed last year’s scale and expands to 11 halls covering 125,000 sqm of exhibition space (2016: 112,000 sqm in 10 halls). With full support from the global music industry, over 90% of exhibition space has been reserved to date.