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China-Spain SME Fair Opens

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Wine and olive oil gain from Spain large expectation in the 6th CISMEF. 

The sixth China International Small and Medium Enterprises Fair (CISMEF) opened yesterday in Guangzhou’s Pazhou Complex. The 4-day fair will be presenting over 6,000 companies including 1,500 foreign companies. The fair includes 13 zones covering food and drugs, toys and crafts, textile and clothing, electronic appliances, hats and bags, energy-saving goods, furniture and lighting, machinery, ceramics and building materials, tea, financing, and e-commerce.

Spain is this year’s highlight presenting over 150 local enterprises to visitors. The 10,000sq meter Spanish hall is separated into four parts with a government section, famous brands section, enterprises section and the theme section. The low-profile hi-tech projects, beautiful tourism resources, unique architectures, and delicate food such as cheese, wine and olive oil from the romantic Spain gain more recognition in this SME fair.

Spain is the 8th largest economic power in the world, having a booming economy in the fields of agricultural product processing, aerospace and aviation, new energy and tourism. There are now more than 600 Spanish enterprises in China. Most of them are located in Shanghai, Tianjin, and Beijing.¼br>  

Spain just opened a Consulate General in Guangzhou’s CBD Zhujiang New Town on September 21st.

On September 21st, Spain opened a Consulate General in Guangzhou. Located in the CBD Zhujiang New Town, both the Economic and Commercial Office and the Tourism Office opened that day. Mr. Miguel Sebasti¡§¢n, Minister for Industry, Tourism and Trade of Spain addressed the opening ceremony that “The newly-launched Economic and Commercial Office is to promote friendship and cooperation between Spain and China.” He also said that Guangdong has huge economic potential which is presently very appealing to Spanish enterprises and the establishment is not only to bring Spanish enterprises to China, but also to promote investment from China to his motherland.

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Guangzhou Beauty Expo Opens

Friday, September 25th, 2009


The Guangzhou Beauty Expo held early this year. (

The Guangzhou International Beauty & Cosmetic Import-Export Expo (Guangzhou Beauty Expo) is a well-acknowledged theatre for stage events and educational opportunities devoted to the hair professional in China. Hairstylists from all across China will once again congregate at the coming 31st edition of the Guangzhou Beauty Expo in autumn 2009 to share techniques and discuss style trends, and this time, with a particular focus on the development of a New Generation of Chinese hairstylists.

• “2009 Linda’s Cup Guangdong” and the “TONI&GUY Northern China 2009 Guangdong Area Hair Competition for Junior” Award Presentation (24 September 2009)• “label.m 2009 Charm” Hair Show (24 September 2009)•”BaByliss PRO Styling Star China Local Competition” (25 September 2009)

• “Joyss Club 2009 The Cool Create” Hair Show (25 September 2009)

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Canton Fair Invitation Policies and Procedures Present New Challenges

Friday, September 25th, 2009

International visitors to the 2009 Canton Fair may face some new obstacles in preparing for their trip. New visa requirements are in place in China since the 2008 Olympic Games. Visitors are required to apply for their visas in advance and must have a business-related invitation letter along with their Chinese hotel booking and return flight information. Gathering all of these items can be a challenge, but, a distinguished travel company based in Guangzhou, is uniquely prepared to help visitors attending the Canton Fair.

The China Import and Export Fair, commonly known as Canton Fair, is China’s oldest and largest comprehensive trade fair. Held twice each year, the fair includes a large variety of exhibits and draws businesspeople from more than 200 countries. During the Fair, travel to Guangzhou is at its peak and travel agencies are busy handling the influx of visitors and requests. is one of only a few agencies who have a professional Canton Fair Division dedicated to serve visitors to the Fair. During the Fair, all of the travel agencies in Guangzhou are at their busiest and most of companies must hire short-term workers or students to handle the load. But Wentrip’s Canton Fair Division is made up of only highly-efficient and experienced full-time workers. These professional service personnel have mastered the various fair-related issues.

Beyond making the usual travel arrangements, visitors to the Fair must apply for a Chinese visa which requires obtaining a letter of invitation. “A new policy for the 2009 Spring Fair requires the visitor’s name and nationality to be on the invitation,” says Ken Lin, manager for the Canton Fair Division of In the past, the invitation was sent directly to the company without an attendee’s name on it. “Visitors are now required to provide their passport number and nationality when applying for the invitation.”

Application for the invitation can be made in two ways: by E-invitation over the internet, or by written request. Many visitors have found it difficult to apply for the E-invitation due to server downtime, slow connections and errors. To make this application easier for visitors, provides a free E-invitation application service to guests upon making a hotel reservation. “We can apply for the E-invitation for our customers,” says Ken Lin. “Only a few travel companies provide this level of service.”

Credit card fraud is another concern for guests traveling to China, and many are reluctant to send copies of their credit cards to travel agencies in China. allows guests’ credit card payments to be processed in the United States, utilizing advanced technology to protect their customers. The customer is protected by U.S. laws, providing a more secure way for travelers to pay for their needs.

The Canton Fair is an event that businesspeople do not want to miss. is poised to help them overcome the obstacles to international travel so travelers can focus on business. Their professional service agents are thoroughly familiar with Guangzhou, its hotels and streets and the manner in which business is to be conducted. Their knowledge of the Canton Fair and their extra services are sure to make traveling to the Fair easier, safer, and more enjoyable for their clients.

106th Canton Fair

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

The Canton Fair, held in Guangzhou, China is one of the largest trade fairs and is held twice per year in the spring and fall. With over 200,000 from around the world attending, finding a hotel in Guangzhou during the Canton Fair can be a challenge. At we help take the troubles out of travel with a great hotel selection in Guangzhou for the Canton Fair and around China from Beijing to Shenzhen. 

The Canton Fair 2009 for the 106th Canton Fair, which will be held in Guangzhou from October 15th to November 4th, 2009.

You can get more details of the Canton Fair from their website or read our Canton Fair Review.

Sections of the 106th Canton Fair ( October 15 - November 4, 2009)
Phase 1 (Oct. 15-19) Phase 2 (Oct. 23-27) Phase 3 (Oct. 31- Nov. 4)

* Large Machinery and Equipment
* Small Machinery
* Bicycles
* Motorcycles
* Vehicle Spare Parts
* Chemical Products
* Hardware
* Tools
* Vehicles (Outdoor)
* Construction Machinery
* Household Electrical Appliances
* Consumer Electronics
* Electronic and Electrical
* Computer and
  Communication Products
* Lighting Equipment
* Building and Decoration
* Sanitary and Bathroom
* International Pavilion

* Kitchen & Tableware 
* General Ceramics
* Art Ceramics
* Home Decorations
* Glass Artware
* Furniture
* Weaving, Rattan and
  Iron Arts
* Gardening Products
* Stone and Iron Products
* Household Items
* Personal Care Products
* Toiletries
* Clocks, Watches &
  Optical Instruments
* Toys
* Gifts and Premiums
* Festival Products
* Men and Women’s Clothes
* Kid’s Wear
* Underwear
* Sports and Causual Wear
* Furs, Leather, Down &
  Related Products
* Fashion Accessories
  and Fittings
* Home Textiles
* Textile Raw Materials
  & Fabrics
* Carpets & Tapestries
* Food
* Native Produce
* Medicines and Health
* Medical Devices, Disposables
  and Dressings
* Sports, Travel and
  Recreation Products
* Office Supplies
* Shoes
* Cases and Bags