10 Tech Trade Shows In The Greater Bay Area (2024)

The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (Greater Bay Area) total population is  

more than 86 million and the GDP is over RMB 13 trillion in 2022

· Public Relations,Tech PR,Media Relations

China's Greater Bay Area is a bustling hub of trade and innovation, hosting hundreds of specialized trade fairs to serve the technology sector.

We have curated a list of ten tech trade fairs in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) that are significant for their size and the quality of their exhibits and also for their ability to foster connections, showcase innovative technologies, and drive the future of enterprise tech worldwide.

10 tech trade fairs in China's Greater Bay Area

1. China International Optoelectronic Exposition (CIOE) 2024, Shenzhen

The China International Optoelectronic Exposition (CIOE) 2024 will be held from September 11-13, 2024 at the Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center in Shenzhen, China. An expected 100,000 buyers and visitors are expected and more than 3,000 exhibitors.

CIOE 2024 will showcase the entire optoelectronic supply chain, covering chips, components, devices, equipment, and application solutions in the following sectors:

  • Information and Communication
  • Precision Optics & Lens & Camera Modules
  • Lasers Technology
  • Infrared Application
  • Optoelectronic Sensors
  • Photonics Innovation

The event is considered the key access point to the Chinese optoelectronics market and provides an ideal platform for worldwide optoelectronic companies to expand their business and connect with potential partners.

2. China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF), Shenzhen

The China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF) is an annual technology exhibition held in Shenzhen, China and is considered the No.1 technology show in Asia.

CHTF showcases the latest advancements and innovations in various technology sectors, including AI, smart home, digital healthcare, high-end equipment manufacturing, and more.

The fair serves as a platform for international exchange and cooperation, with overseas events organized by the CHTF. Takes place usually in November.

3. InnoEx, Hong Kong

Scheduled for April, InnoEX is a premier event highlighting smart solutions and groundbreaking technologies that pave the way for innovation across various disciplines and encouraging collaboration among different fields, driving forward the spirit of ingenuity.

Last year, InnoEx attracted 4,300 exhibitors from more than 20 countries and regions, illustrating its global appeal.

Coinciding with this event, the Smart Lighting Expo and the 15th International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) both take place and offers a comprehensive showcase of inventive tech concepts and live demonstrations.

4. Global Sources Consumer Electronics 2024, Hong Kong

The Global Sources Consumer Electronics Show 2024, scheduled for April at the AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong, is a pivotal trade and sourcing event in the consumer electronics sector.

This exhibition facilitates connections between high calibre buyers and original equipment/design manufacturers, serving a diverse group of global participants, including retailers and distributors.

With over 3,000 booths, the event will showcase consumer electronics, gaming and commercial electronics, and stands out as a key destination for sourcing next-generation electronics.

5. Auto Tech China 2024, Guangzhou

The China Guangzhou Automotive Technology Expo 2024 (AUTO TECH) will be held from May 15-17, 2024 at the Guangzhou Poly World Trade Center Exhibition Hall in Guangzhou, China.

AUTO TECH is Asia's leading exhibition for advanced automotive technologies. It covers all the important topics of the automotive industry, including:

  • Automotive electronics
  • Intelligent chassis
  • Electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles
  • Power semiconductors
  • Smart cockpit
  • Lightweight materials
  • Automotive testing
  • Autonomous driving

Key automotive OEMs, R&D centers, and Tier 1 & 2 suppliers from China and around the world are expected to visit the show, including GAC, BYD, Nissan, Toyota, Honda, Tesla, XPENG Motors, Changan, SAIC, Geely, GM, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Volkswagen, NIO, FAW, Bosch, Continental, and DENSO.

This is a major industry event that showcases the latest advancements in industrial automation, robotics, and intelligent manufacturing technologies in China.

Held at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, the expo will feature the latest technologies and innovations in areas such as machine tools, additive manufacturing, industrial tools and consumables, and industrial measurement and control equipment.

6. Shenzhen Internet of Things Expo 2024

Recognized as Asia's largest and most comprehensive IoT exhibition, the Shenzhen International Internet of Things Expo (IOTE) 2024 will take place 28-30 August at the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center, and will feature more than 800 exhibitors, with an expected attendance surpassing 100,000 visitors.

IOTE 2024 will present the full IoT industry chain, including the sensing layer with RFID and sensors, the network layer covering various connectivity options, and the intelligent application layer encompassing cloud computing, big data, and AI technologies.

Specialized exhibit zones and conference sessions will feature RFID, Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT), intelligent sensing, e-paper applications, and topics like smart cities, edge computing, and IoT communication.

7. PCIM Asia 2024, Shenzhen

PCIM Asia is an international exhibition and conference focusing on the power electronics industry chain in Asia and a premier platform for domestic and foreign manufacturers to showcase their latest products and technologies in the field of power electronics.

The PCIM Asia will take place from 28 to 30 August 2024 at the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center in Shenzhen, China.

The event will focus on power electronics, intelligent motion, renewable energy, and energy management. The exhibitor floorspace will include enterprises specializing in electronic materials, inductive components, and passive components.

8. productronica South China 2024, Shenzhen

This is an international exhibition for electronic production technologies that will be held from 14 to 16 October 2024 at the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center in Shenzhen, China.

The exhibition aims to promote the transformation and upgrading of the electronic information industry and manufacturing industry through automation and digital technologies in their sourcing, manufacturing, and sales processes.

productronica South China will feature the latest developments in a wide range of electronics manufacturing technologies and equipment, including:

- Surface mount technology

- Electronics and chemical materials

- Dispensing and bonding

- Electronic assembly automation

- Test, measurement and quality control

- EMS (Electronics Manufacturing Services)

- Cable processing and connector manufacturing

- Semiconductor and component manufacturing

- Advanced packaging

- Motion control and drive technology

- Industrial sensors, robots and smart warehousing

- Innovative solutions for major application industries

9. FuMaTech & iRACE 202, Shenzhen

FuMaTech & iRACE 2024 is focused on future manufacturing technologies, robotics, and automation and takes place in November at the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center, Shenzhen, China.

The exhibition will cover the latest technologies and products in smart production, including CNC machine tools, intelligent manufacturing systems, industrial robots, sheet metal lasers, die-casting, plastics and packaging, mold manufacturing, industrial internet of things, industrial measurement, 3D printing, precision parts, digital factories, industrial big data, artificial intelligence, and Industry 4.0.


The trade fairs listed above represent just a fraction of the dynamic and influential events that will take place in the Greater Bay Area

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Dates and information as of April 2024. A China visa is required and remember to leave 6-8 weeks to apply and collect.