Hosted by People’s Government of Shenzhen Municipality, organized by Shenzhen Industrial Design Profession Association (SIDA), endorsed by Trade Development Bureau, Ministry of Commerce, PRC, China Industrial Design Association and Industrial Design Institution of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society, the 5th Shenzhen International Industrial Design Fair was successfully held in Hall 2, Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center from November 5 to 7. With the theme of “Future Design·Smart Manufacturing”, seven exhibition areas were set up, including Emerging Brands, Intelligent Manufacturing, Smart Life, Design Service, International Pavilions, World-Top Designers Gallery, and Designs in Shenzhen, showcasing over 7000 innovative design works from above 30 countries such as China, Japan, Netherlands, Germany, Australia, the UK, Canada, Italy, Finland, Denmark, Croatia, etc., exhibiting newest design products and technologies from areas like intelligent hardware, wearable devices, robots, UAV, e-sports, VR, jewelry, open source maker, smart life, crowd funding platform, accelerator, incubator, etc., showing orange design storm at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center.
The 2017 5th Shenzhen International Industrial Design Fair focused on the development trend of global design, displaying the latest designs and achievements in the fields of smart hardware, wearable devices, robots, drones, e-sports, virtual reality, jewelry, open-source makers, smart life, crowd funding platforms, accelerators, incubators, and so on. Since its opening on November 5th, the general public has actively participated in the event.
More than 180,000 people visited the fair in three days, among which professional visitors had reached 130,000, attracted more than 500 domestic professional media reports. Southern Metropolis Daily, Shenzhen Daily, Nanfang Daily, Shejipi (the biggest industrial design media in China), Huodongxing are all carried out full-page reports. This fair also attracts the attention of more than 400 mainstream media in Europe and America, such as the Huffington Post, BUZZFEED, CNN, the New York Times, the Wall Street Times, Forbes magazine, Reuters, the World News Journal, CBS, Fox Broadcasting, NBC, the British Herald Daily and other authoritative foreign media have carried out in-depth report on the fair, building the most international, the most professional, the most influential industrial design exhibition. On the first day of the fair, Future Design·Smart Manufacturing International Industrial Design Summit Forum and the Design-driven Brand Summit Forum were held. The audiences are from all over the country who are designers and entrepreneurs and design colleges students and exhibitors, and people from intelligent hardware, manufacturing, Internet + fields.
The number of overseas exhibition groups and exhibits has reached a new high. The Organizing Committee attaches great importance to domestic and foreign industrial matching and cooperation. The two design sharing salons provided special ways for domestic and foreign exhibitors to exchange and cooperate. Sampartners, a South Korean exhibitor, said that although it was the first time to attend the exhibition, as a Korean design company, the exhibition provided a very good opportunity to learn about and cooperate with Chinese design companies, and they felt surprised to get more than 10 potential customers. Hachi design has reached cooperation intent with more than 20 companies in the areas of children’s products, security, automotive accessories, household goods and others. Indeed Innovation has reached cooperation intent with 30 Chinese companies in the fields of electronic design, APP design, smart bikes, and so on. A representative of Vetica Group, a Swiss company based in Germany, mainland China and Taiwan, said he is shocked by this fair. With the participation of exhibitors from all over the world, he felt the vigorous vitality of the city of Shenzhen, which has a very positive significance in promoting cultural and business exchanges.
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