The third edition of C-star – Shanghai’s International Trade Fair for Solutions and Trends all about Retail will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Center from April 26 to 28, 2017. In order to boost the cooperative development between retail, commercial properties and hotel industry, C-star 2017 will collocate with HOTEL PLUS – Total Solutions for Commercial Properties to comprehensively showcase retail, franchise, vending machine, building materials decoration and design, furniture, lighting, cleaning, intelligent education, boat and leisure products, jointly offering a unique one-stop commercial space platform and all-inclusive solutions. The two shows span over 20,000 sqm of exhibition space in 17 halls and are expected to attract upwards of 100,000 visitors from around the world.

Welcome to C-star Retail Fair in Shanghai

C-star’s Retail Forum features new concept and innovative solutions

As one of the top highlights in the supporting program and the most valuable knowledge platform, C-star Retail Forum this year will feature the theme of “China’s retail revolution: the new retail concept and future solutions”. The event will take place concurrently during April 26 to 28 in Hall N5 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center.

The forum will invite Chinese and international guest speakers made up of retail experts, industry suppliers or representatives of government, associations and research/educational institutes. The prestigious forum participants will discuss methods to introduce the latest retail concepts from overseas markets into China amidst a changing environment how China can better and innovatively incorporate e-commerce into the retail landscape. Confirmed forum attendees includeMr. ChatrchaiTuongratanaphan , Chairman of Thailand Retailers Association; Mr. Seol Do Wonl, Vice Chairman of the Chain Store Association of South Korea;Mr. Michael Gerling, Managing Director of EHI Retail Institute; Mr. Kirchmair, Chairman of the Austrian Umdasch Group;Mr. Simon Stacey, Executive Creative Director, South East and North Asia, FITCH; Mr. Victor Guo, President of the China Shopping Center Development Association of Mall China; Mr. Liu Jianfeng, Retail Business Unit Director of Alibaba as well as Ms. Wu Yanni, COO of Penguin etc.

Welcome to C-star Retail Fair in Shanghai

German Pavilion will present the cutting-edge retail technologies from Europe

Building upon last year’s successful cooperation, the German Pavilion will once again participate in C-star 2017 to present cutting-edge products and technologies from Europe to the audience of leading companies and decision makers from China and other regions in Asia. dlv – NetzwerkLadenbau eV (the German Association for store fitting), one of the German Pavilion initiators, will accompany the German delegation and provide professional advice.

Two featured zones set the trends for retail architecture and technology

Building upon years of success, Global retail design companies and leading design studios will showcase their abilities within Designer Village,bringing to customers extraordinary shopping experiences by utilizing special visual and audio designs.

Retail Technology Village will continue to harmonize the most advanced products from big data, AI, mobile payment, logistic services and other innovative solution providers to highlight the fineness of scene marketing, big data management and how big data drives future retailing.

You may pre-register for your E-ticket by visiting C-star official website or thru C-star’s official WeChat channel. Pre-registered visitors will enjoy a streamlined registration on-site process on top of free admission to the show (visitors without pre-registration need to purchase admission tickets at RMB 30 per person).

As the official satellite expo under EuroShop – the world’s leading trade retail trade fair, C-star benefits from being a unique business and knowledge platform and will continue its splendid success in China.