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7 - 9 April 2010 ShanghaiMart Expo Bridging the Global MICE Business Organised by Local Host Endorsing & Supporting Associations Promoting China to the World and the World to China China is currently the third largest business travel market behind UK and USA. With foreign investment in China increasing and local companies expanding their businesses offshore the MICE travel sector is gearing itself for a dynamic future. IT&CM China is a spin-off from IT&CM Asia the region s premier meetings and incentive travel show. With a successful track record since 2007 IT&CM China returns to Shanghai in 2010 to continue its effort in Promoting China to the World and the World to China. Tentative Programme 7 April 2010 Wednesday 0830 1700hrs 0900 1300hrs 0900 1700hrs 1100 1200hrs 1430 1515hrs 1515 1530hrs 1530 1600hrs 1600 1700hrs 1830 2100hrs Exhibitors Buyers & Media Registration Morning Pre-Show City Tour Booth Set Up IT&CM China 2010 Official Press Conference Keynote Address Briefing for Exhibitors & Buyers Coffee Break for Buyers Sellers-Meet-Buyers Appointment Scheduling Session Opening Ceremony & Welcome Dinner Get Ahead with the IT&CM China Advantage IT&CM China 2010 is the one-stop business and networking platform where international and leading Chinese players in the MICE industry converge to explore new opportunities and generate new business partnerships. 8 April 2010 Thursday 0830 0930hrs 0900 1700hrs 0930 1000hrs 1000 1200hrs 1000 1700hrs 1230 1330hrs 1400 1445hrs 1445 1530hrs 1410 1730hrs IT&CM China Seminar 1A IT&CM China Seminar 1B IMEX-MPI-IT&CM China Future Leaders Forum 2010 Buyers-Meet-Sellers (BMS) Session Exhibition & Appointment Sessions Trade Visitors Registration Hosted Luncheon Trade China Seminar 1 Trade China Seminar 2 Exhibition & Appointment Sessions Engage Through the online Pre-Scheduled Appointments (PSA) system buyers and sellers will be able to select who they would like to meet based on their predetermined list of criteria and preferences. This allows participants to get right down to business hold quality discussions with their selected counterparts and achieve greater ROI out of their attendance. Connect Key decision makers who influence the purchase process of MICE activities will be invited to attend IT&CM China. The hosted buyers programme will provide exhibitors and buyers the chance to network and exchange information on the latest products in the market. As our participant you will be eligible to nominate the buyers whom you wish to meet at the event. 9 April 2010 Friday 0830 0930hrs 1000 1700hrs 1000 1045hrs 1045 1130hrs 0940 1200hrs 1230 1330hrs 1400 1700hrs IT&CM China Seminar 2A IT&CM China Seminar 2B Trade Visitors Registration Trade China Seminar 3 Trade China Seminar 4 Exhibition & Appointment Sessions Hosted Luncheon Exhibition & Appointment Sessions Explore Get the most out of your IT&CM China experience and learn from eminent speakers as they discuss hot topics and debate on pertinent issues affecting the MICE industry in China and the region. Participants are invited to attend the daily morning seminar sessions before the exhibition starts. Bridging the Global MICE Business The potential of the global meetings incentives conventions and exhibitions (MICE) industry is evident. Statistics indicate a total of 400 000 conferences and exhibitions are organised worldwide every year at the total outlay of US 280 billion. [Source International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA)] With the meetings and incentive travel industry growing at an unprecedented rate China has been identified as one of two countries in Asia making a big impact on the global MICE stage. The organisation of mega events like the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and the Shanghai World Expo in 2010 has put the country on the map as a choice MICE destination and major Chinese cities have become an increasingly popular option for international and local companies. Despite the global financial crisis Chinese travellers display strong enthusiasm for outbound travel with 85 per cent of 4 000 respondents indicating they would definitely or probably travel overseas within the year either for leisure or business a similar percentage as that in 2008 in a recent AC Nielson survey. [Source China Outbound Travel Monitor 2009 ACNielson China]. With its long history and rich cultural heritage China is an ideal destination for MICE travellers and an excellent source of potential business for outbound incentive travel. World Expo 2010 to boost China MICE activities The World Expo in 2010 serves as an additional boost to the already flourishing China MICE industry. Some 238 international organisations and countries from around the world have confirmed their participation as of May 2009 and an expected 70 million international and local visitors are expected to visit the bustling city of Shanghai over the 184-day Expo which starts 1 May. MICE activities are expected to increase with so many international visitors attending the World Expo extravaganza. Businesses should maximise the opportunities prior during and post- World Expo to further extend their footprint in the Middle Kingdom. To cater to the increase in expected visitor arrivals detailed plans have been implemented in the host city of Shanghai. Hotels are also gearing themselves to meet the increased demands with over 500 star-rated hotels and 4 000 non-star rated hotels to provide up to 500 000 beds by 2010. [Source Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration Commission International Tourism Promotion Department] Showcase Your Best MICE suppliers from China and the world will have a dedicated platform to showcase their products and services to local and international buyers all under one roof. It is an excellent opportunity to feature new and diverse range of exciting destinations products services itineraries and ideas. Who Should Exhibit IT&CM China will showcase exhibitors from these industries Adventure&IncentiveTravelSuppliers AirlinesandAirlineAlliances Airports AudioVisualandTechnicalCompanies Coach CarandRailwayOperators Convention&ExhibitionVenues Credit ChargeCardCompanies CruiseLines DestinationManagementCompanies EventManagementCompanies& Entertainment Suppliers GlobalDistributionSystems Hotels&Resorts National StateTourismOrganisations ProfessionalConferenceOrganisers ServiceApartments Spas SpeakerBureaus SuppliersofGiftsandPremiums ThemeParks TradeAssociations TravelManagementCompanies TradePublications Media Travel MeetingTechnology& Multimedia Companies Travel-relatedSuppliers Exhibition Rates Exhibitors can choose RAW SPACE or SHELL SCHEME packages. Exhibitors may also participate as a Corporate Exhibitor or with other organisations under their respective Country State Pavilions. Make your presence felt at the only international MICE show in China. Raw Space Shell Scheme US 480 per sqm US 510 per sqm Sponsorship Opportunities Increase mileage from your participation through the various sponsorship and marketing opportunities available. Exclusivesponsorofdelegatebags lanyards showdiary Promoteofyourdestination countrytotradevisitorsthroughPost-show Familiarisation Tours Co-hostaspecialevent function For more opportunities to profile your organisation at IT&CM China 2010 please email itcmchina for more information. The above listed rates are not inclusive of US 500 registration fee. Contact us today International sales itcmchina China sales sales-sh An Invitation to Leading Buyers If you organise influence or make budgetary decisions for business travel meetings incentive travel and conventions you could be eligible to attend IT&CM China 2010 as our hosted buyer. The IT&CM China hosted buyers programme is unique for its high percentage of Chinese buyers who originate from all parts of China. In 2009 over 50 per cent of the 300 buyers present were from China while the remaining buyers came from 32 countries including parts of Europe Asia Pacific and North America. IT&CM China is certified as a MICE travel trade show which was included in the Yearbook of Shanghai Tourism. We are pleased to see that the event was very professional and well-organised. Huang Guang Rong Shanghai Tourism Trade Association China Who Should Attend CompanieswithIncentiveProgrammes CorporateTravelManagers DestinationManagementCompanies HR MarketingManagers EventPlanners Incentive MotivationHouses InternationalAssociations MeetingPlanners ProcurementManagers ProfessionalConferenceOrganisers TrainingManagers TravelAgentsHandlingIncentives TravelManagementCompanies TradePublications Media Be selected as our buyer and enjoy the following privileges Reimbursablereturneconomyclassairfareto fromHostDestination(validforFully-HostedBuyers only conditions apply) Complimentary4 5 nights hotelaccommodationduringtheevent Pre-ScheduledandOn-siteAppointmentsessionswithexhibitors Entrytoseminarsandworkshops Entrytoallofficialeventsandfunctions ComplimentaryairporttransfersandlocalcoachtransfersfromOfficial SupportingHotelsto Exhibition Venue and Official Events Functions ComplimentaryCityTours ParticipationinPost-ShowToursatspecialrates Terms and conditions apply. It is rare to see a MICE show in the China market with the presence of such highly-qualified MICE suppliers and buyers. We see great potential in this show and would like to establish a longterm relationship with the organisers. Meanwhile we are pleased to introduce this show to our MICE clients from all over the world. Yu Lin Travel World China Fully-Hosted International Buyer US 300 (US 150 will be refunded subject to buyer fulfilling terms and conditions) Semi-Hosted International Buyer US 250 (non-refundable) To qualify for our hosted buyers programme kindly register at the online Buyer Validation Form available on the event website - Making the Right Connections 2009 Key Show Statistics 202 exhibiting companies from 20 countries 300 buyers from 32 countries Over 83 media from 21 countries Over 2000 delegates from 44 countries Target buyers by region 7% 20% 23% 50% Target buyers by industry 15% 18% 35% 35% 15% 45% 50% 23% 20% 7% China Europe Asia-Pacific Others 45% Corporate with Incentives Programmes 35% Event Meeting Planners 35% Incentive Motivation Houses 18% International Associations 15% Professional Conference Organisers 15% Travel Management Companies It s great I would like to express my appreciation to the organiser for them to provide both of us a good platform in MICE industry. We are willing to take this opportunity to explore exciting business opportunities and generate new leads as well. Han Tao Deluxe MICE Tour My attendance was very fruitful as I got to meet and make contact with DMCs and travel agents beneficial for the groups I organised. Adrienne Macrina Queenie Borromeo Grand Holidays Travel & Tours Inc The Philippines IT&CM China is one of the top regional MICE trade shows in China which allows participants to achieve greater ROI out of their attendance. For three years consecutively Hangzhou has showcased our destination to international industry players while keeping abreast of the industry demands and better serving our tourism enterprises. We are satisfied with our participation at the show. Han Xiao Hangzhou Tourism Commission China Effective way to touch base with overseas clients and provide product updates. A good platform for creating awareness among industry players. Paul Stocker & Soh Moi Ling Marina Bay Sands Singapore It was a perfect platform to learn about the China MICE market and China s role in the industry. Traude Becker ICJmice Magazine Germany I think this show is well-organised that both exhibitors and buyers can take this platform to get right down to business and achieve greater ROI. We feel satisfied with this show. Martin Ma C&D Tourism and Hotels Contact us International Exhibitors Buyers and Media TTG Asia Media Pte Ltd 1 Science Park Road 04-07 The Capricorn Singapore Science Park II Singapore 117528 Tel (65)63957575 Fax (65)65360896 Email itcmchina Website China-based Exhibitors Buyers and Media MP International (Shanghai) Pte Ltd FL.11E Jinming Building No. 8 South Zunyi Road Shanghai 200336 China Tel (86)2162959990 Fax (86)2162706030 Email sales-sh Website