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China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF) is jointly hosted by Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Commerce, State Administration of Press and Publication, Radio, Film and Television, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Guangdong Provincial People's Government and Shenzhen Municipal People's Government. It is organized by Shenzhen Press Group, Shenzhen Media Group, Shenzhen Publication and Distribution Group Company and Shenzhen International Cultural Industry Co., Ltd. As the only national standard, international and integrated cultural fair in China, ICIF focuses on exhibition and exchange and is committed to building a trade platform for China’s cultural industrial products and projects, driving the development of China’s cultural industries and actively advancing the globalization of Chinese cultural products.

ICIF is the only cultural fair approved by UFI (The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry) in China. After 12 years of development, ICIF’s exhibition area grew from 43130 ㎡ to 105000 ㎡in the 12th session and the number of its exhibitors increased from more than 700 to 2286, with its turnover rocketing from 35.69 billion RMB to 264.82 billion RMB (42.64 billion USD). The number of participating countries and regions from overseas increased from over 10 to 97, and the number of sub-venues expanded from 1 to 61. Its status as a national and internationalized cultural industry fair has been established. Playing an increasingly important role in boosting China cultural industries and promoting China cultural products and projects to go global, ICIF is crowned as the Top Cultural Fair in China.

The 13th ICIF will be held from May 11th to 15th (Thursday to Monday), 2017 in Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. Among the 5 days, May 11th ~12th are the Buyers’ Days, and May 13th~15th are the Public Days. The Fair will continuously pursue the concept of "Internationalization, Professionalism, Market Orientation, Excellence Orientation and Standardization” and centers on exhibition and exchange. It consists of 5 sections----exhibition and exchange, forums and meetings, awards rating, festival activities, and online ICIF. There will be 9 specialized exhibition halls in the main venue, including Cultural Industries Hall (Hall 1), Creative Living Hall (Hall 2), Film, Television and Animation Hall (Hall 3), Press and Publication • New Media Hall (Hall 4), Cultural Technology Hall (Hall 5), Art Hall (Hall 6), The Belt & Road • International Hall (Hall 7), Intangible Cultural Heritage Hall (Hall 8), and Arts and Crafts Hall (Hall 9).

For more information, please visit the official website of ICIF: www.cnicif.com, search “China (Shenzhen) ICIF” on WeChat, Microblog or Facebook, or contact ICIF via Email: icif@cnicif.com / Tel: 86 755 83521157.

Honors and Awards

Year 2006:
●Outstanding Contribution Award for Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Industry, Best Planning & Creativity Award, and Award for Internationalization
●Top 25 Influential Fairs in China Convention and Exhibition Industry
●Event approved by UFI (The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry)

Year 2007:
●Grand Award of Annual Contribution for Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Industry, Contribution Award of Industrial Promotion
●Golden Finger Award of China Industrial Brand Fair – The Most Influential Fair Brand

Year 2008:
●Outstanding Contribution Award for Boosting the Development of Shenzhen Industries over the Past 30 Years’ Reform & Opening-up
●Most Influential Fair Brand in China
●Innovation Award of China Cultural Industries

Year 2009:
●2009 Chinese Gala

Year 2010:
●Significant Achievement Award for Shenzhen Cultural and Ideological Progress
●Outstanding Fair Brands since the Establishment of Shenzhen Economic Special Zone

Year 2011:
● Top Ten Government-Oriented Fair of China
● ISO9001 Quality Management System

Year 2012:
●Outstanding Unit of China Cultural Reform
●Top Ten Most Influential Creativity Activity in 2012 in the First Shenzhen Influential Creativity Selection

Year 2013:
●Typical Survey Enterprise in the Field of Commerce and Trade Circulation awarded by Ministry of Commerce
●Member of Cultural Industry (China) Collaboration

Year 2014:
●The 11th‘China Exhibition Star’ Industry Award - China Top Ten Fair

Year 2015:
●Top Ten Meritorious Exhibition of 35th Anniversary of Shenzhen

Year 2016:
● 2014-2015 China brand Exhibition Award
● Top Ten Cultural Business Cards of Shenzhen