In view of the evolving novel coronavirus situation, Shanghai Sinoexpo Informa Markets International Exhibition Co., Ltd., the organizer of Hotel Plus, decided to postpone the expo after extensive consultation with exhibitors and industry stakeholders.
According to the one-to-one questionnaire to over 1,000 exhibitors, it is concluded that 75.11% of the companies agree to postpone the event to August. The cooperation partners of the China’s leading hotel and commercial property show, Shanghai Tourist Hotel Association, China Commerce Association for General Merchandise, China Association of Lighting Industry and China Architectural Culture Center, support this decision.
Hotel Plus, originally scheduled for 27th – 29th April 2020 at Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC), will be postponed to 12th – 14th August 2020. With the new dates, Hotel Plus 2020 also moves to a new location at National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC), the biggest show venue in Shanghai.
Serving a wide range of industry segments including building and decoration, engineering design, lighting and intelligence, hotel supplies and furniture, cleaning and maintenance, facility management, smart retail and hotel franchise, the mega event of Hotel Plus is a one-stop purchasing platform on construction and operation for hotels and commercial properties. While keeping strong and active in the current environment, Hotel Plus will continue to provide a market place of enhanced quality for exhibitors and visitors across China and the world.
The 29th edition of Hotel Plus – HDE, a 3-day-long event comprising expo, forum, award ceremony and gala dinner, will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Centre in April 2020. The show will expand the section of commercial property, while greater focus will be given to hospitality design, hotel supplies and smart hotel technology.
Hotel Plus – HDE, organized by Sinoexpo Informa Markets (former UBM Sinoexpo), the largest hotel show in Asia, returns on 27th to 29th April 2020 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Hotel Plus – HDE will be featuring an expo bringing all leading hotel suppliers from China and beyond under one roof, forum discussing the challenging issues hoteliers, developers and designers are facing, award recognizing talents and companies who have contributed to the hospitality industry.
Mark Lu, Executive Deputy General Manager, Sinoexpo Informa Markets, shared, “Hotel Plus is the comprehensive trade show for hospitality and commercial sectors. It integrates 6 sub-shows involving the fields of building materials, engineering design, hotel furniture, hotel supplies, cleaning equipment, vending machines and franchise chain.”
Hotel Plus is a mega event providing total solution for hotels and commercial space. The last edition of Hotel Plus in 2019 witnessed the presence of 3,000+ exhibitors showcasing their products and services to 147,166 visitors from 105 countries and regions. As the most important part of Hotel Plus, HDE offers the latest building and interior design materials, high quality hotel textiles and amenities, as well as innovative operation management solutions. China International Building and Interior Design Forum is the stage for developers, architects and interior designers to share their story and experience on exciting projects. Mockup Room Show presented by hotel management groups and design firms exhibiting newly-launched hotel brands and inspiring design concepts.
As added attractions to the upcoming edition, the show will expand the section of commercial property, which will provide an access for small and medium business to the booming commercial real estate market in China. New exhibit will include shopping centre, commercial art display, office furniture, smart building, signage and display system, and IP Licensing. Decision makers from leading property developers and management companies will gather together at Shanghai International Shopping Mall Development Forum talking about planning strategies, operation issues and market trends.
On the prospect of Hotel Plus 2020, Mark added, “The number of commercial space projects in China in the pipeline keeps increasing. And many old projects need to be renovated which means there is great potential. Next year we will collaborate with China Commerce Association for General Merchandise to expand commercial design sector, and enrich buyer resource especially department stores and shopping malls.”
Hotel Plus- HDE 2020 website and online pre-registration is open at www.hdeexpo.com.
Shanghai International Hospitality Design & Supplies Expo (HDE), as the most important part of Hotel Plus, is a one-stop sourcing platform for hotels, restaurants, clubs, retail shops, shopping malls and other commercial properties. It is derived from Expo Build China and integrated with Hotelex Phase II which has more than 20 years history. Exhibit ranges from building & decoration, engineering & design, interior design, lighting & intelligence, smart hotel, fitness & leisure, hotel furnishing, hotel supplies, hotel investment & franchise. The next edition will be held from 27-29 April, 2020 at SNIEC.