Registration and Entry to Canton Fair

Registration should be done by participants in person on arrival in Guangzhou before entering the Canton Fair, since it is unavailable online. Access to the Fair is granted only to those with confirmed Buyer Card, so please do keep it well and take it whenever you want to enter the Fair Hall. Usually exhibitors will not bargain with buyers without Buyer Card. If you forget to bring the Card or lost it, re-application will cost you 200 RMB/card as service fee.

Registration Venues

Besides the registration office in China Import and Export Fair Complex, visitors can also register in the following 31 appointed hotels:
  • Asia International Hotel
  • Best Western GZ Baiyun Hotel
  • Chateau Star River
  • Chime Long Hotel
  • China Hotel(A Marriott Hotel)
  • China Mayors' Tower
  • Dong Fang Hotel
  • Foshan Crowne Plaza
  • Garden Hotel
  • Grand International Hotel
  • Grand Royal Hotel
  • Guangdong Victory Hotel
  • Guangzhou Hotel
  • Holiday Inn City Center Guangzhou
  • Hotel Landmark Canton
  • Jianguo Hotel Guangzhou
  • New Mainland Hotel
  • Ocean Hotel
  • Panyu Hotel
  • Ramada Pearl Hotel GZ
  • Ramada Plaza Guangzhou
  • Regal Palace Hotel
  • Riverside Hotel
  • Rosedale Hotel & Suites Guangzhou
  • Royal Mediterranean Hotel
  • Shangri-La Hotel Guangzhou
  • Star Hotel
  • The Phoenix City Hotel Guangzhou
  • The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Guangzhou
  • The Westin Hotel
  • White Swan Hotel
 

Registration Time

Buyers' Registration Office in Pazhou Complex Buyers' Registration Office in the appointed hotels
Phase I
Apr 14
Apr 15- 18
Apr 19

10:30 - 18:00
8:30 - 18:00
8:30 - 16:00
Phase I
Apr 14 - 15
Apr 16 - 17

8:30 - 20:00
8:30 - 18:00
Phase II
Apr 23- 26
Apr 27

8:30 - 18:00
8:30 - 16:00
Phase II
Apr 22-23
Apr 24-25

8:30 - 20:00
8:30 - 18:00
Phase III
May 1 - 4
May 5

8:30 – 18:00
8:30 – 14:00
Phase III
Apr 30 - May 1
May 2

8:30 - 18:00
8:30 -14:00
 

Important Registration Notice

Buyers Documents Requested Registration Venues
Paper Invitation/E - Invitation Holders a. Paper Invitation Card or E-Invitation issued by Canton Fair
b. Personal documents (More details please see notes)
c. A recent photo with the size of 5cm X 4cm
d. Business Card
China Import and Export Fair Complex or in the appointed hotels
On-line Pre-Apply for IC Card a. Notice for Acquiring Cards
b. Personal documents (More details please see notes)
c. Business Card
Registration Office in China Import and Export Fair Complex or in the appointed hotels
Non-Invitation Buyers who have been to Canton Fair a. Personal documents (More details please see notes)
b. A recent photo with the size of 5cm X 4cm
c. Business Card
d. Buyer Card for the past Canton Fair
Registration Office in China Import and Export Fair Complex or in the appointed hotels
Non-Invitation Buyers a. Personal documents (More details please see notes).
b. A recent photo with the size of 5cm X 4cm
c. Business Card
d. Service Charge: RMB 100
Registration Office in China Import and Export Fair Complex or in the appointed hotels
Representatives of Foreign Company's Representative Office in China a. Copy of Business Registration Certificate of Foreign Company's Representative Office in China
b. The Employee's ID Card & Copy
c. E- invitation for Representatives
d. A most recent personal photo
e. Business Card
For those without Invitation, 300 RMB /day plus another 30 RMB/card as service fee must be paid besides presenting requested document. Only one local representative is allowed for each overseas company and must be accompanied and signature-confirmed by buyers of relative overseas company)
Registration Office in China Import and Export Fair Complex
 
Note:
1. Personal documents include: H.K. / Macao Home-return Permit or I.D. Card, Taiwan Compatriot Travel Certificate, Overseas Passport, valid documents for overseas Chinese or a Chinese passport with the valid overseas employment visa valid for over one year.
2. The personal photo is 5cm X 4cm.

Enter the Canton Fair

The following information is just for your convenience and reference:

1. Information Counter
 Overseas Buyers could get fair layout at information Counter.
 If you have questions, please remember that CIEF Information Counters are open for your convenience in the Pearl Promenade opposite Hall 02 or Hall 10, CIECF Pazhou Complex.

2. Find Exhibitors
Overseas Buyers could get a free Directory of CIEF’s Exhibitors with the invitation card at the Bulletin Distribution Counter
Besides, Overseas Buyers could search for exhibitors and their booth numbers at Exhibitors + Products or through Canton Fair CD-Rom

3. Security Clew
Since no smoking is allowed in the halls, you can go to the smoking area when necessary. Keep your personal property well. If there is any problem, please ask Security Section of CIEF Security Office for help.
Location: Room 05, 1/F, Hall 23, CIEF Pazhou Complex
Tel: Pazhou Complex: 86-20-89131203