Shenzhen opens new expo center

On the morning of September 28th, the Shenzhen International Convention and Exhibition Center, which lasted for three years, was officially completed and put into use. In November, the newly completed Convention and Exhibition Center will welcome its first exhibition. Shenzhen International Convention and Exhibition Center, as an important urban infrastructure for the development of the convention and exhibition industry and a landmark project for Shenzhen’s development in the next 100 years, is a major decision of the Shenzhen Municipal Party Committee and Municipal Government. It is Shenzhen’s efforts to promote the construction of the pilot zone and better play Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau.

The first phase of the Shenzhen International Convention and Exhibition Center covers an area of ​​1,120,200 square meters, with a total construction area of ​​approximately 1.605 million square meters, of which the indoor exhibition hall covers an area of ​​400,000 square meters, and another 100,000 square meters exhibition hall will be constructed in the second phase. The world’s largest convention center. The first phase of the project consists of 19 exhibition halls, including 18 standard exhibition halls of 20,000 square meters and a large exhibition hall of 50,000 square meters. All exhibition halls are designed in single-story and large-span spaces.

The exhibition hall adopts an advanced fishbone layout and is arranged symmetrically along the east corridor of the central corridor. It can be used independently or flexibly combined according to needs. The project is equipped with approximately 642,000 square meters of conference, office, catering and warehousing; an underground garage of approximately 563,000 square meters; and an auxiliary business of approximately 1.543 million square meters (including 228,600 square meters of commercial, 250,000 square meters of hotels) 700,000 square meters of apartments, and 5 five-star, 14 four-star hotels within 10 km.

At the same time, the area around the Shenzhen International Convention and Exhibition Center consisting of 12 new roads, 2 reconstruction and expansion roads, and 7 cross-river bridges has been basically formed. The National Exhibition Interchange has been fully completed and will be opened to traffic. The smart bus connecting Tangwei Station (Line 11) to the International Convention and Exhibition Center is expected to be open to traffic in October 2019; the comprehensive 6.5-kilometer comprehensive corridor around the International Convention and Exhibition Center and the 7.6-kilometer river closure comprehensive renovation project are also mostly completed.

According to reports, the International Convention and Exhibition Center is the largest single building since the city was established in Shenzhen. It is also the first building project in the world to integrate large-scale construction, rail transit, water conservancy projects and municipal projects. The project and surrounding supporting projects involve many construction subjects, complicated engineering and intersecting interfaces.

In August 2016, the two central enterprises of China Merchants Shekou and OCT successfully won the bid, and Shenzhen Zhaohua International Exhibition Operation Co., Ltd., which was established by the two parties, will jointly operate and manage the Shenzhen International Convention and Exhibition Center with the international exhibition giant SMG.

SMG will not only introduce a professional pavilion management team for the Shenzhen International Convention and Exhibition Center, but also provide SMG with a complete set of management concepts, management systems, operation systems and service processes for more than 200 venues around the world. The well-known exhibitions, conferences, entertainments, events and other events held by the global venues will jointly develop the domestic venue operation market.

In order to build a world-class convention and exhibition center, Shenzhen International Convention and Exhibition Center is not only international in its operation and management, but also gathers global wisdom in all aspects. JWC, the project design and operation consultancy, is from the world exhibition kingdom of Germany. The president of the company, Jochen Witt, was the chairman of the International Exhibition Industry Association and the chairman of the Koelnmesse Exhibition Center, the third largest exhibition hall in Germany. The service covers Frankfurt, Berlin, Hannover, Geneva and other worlds. Famous convention center. The project’s architectural design combined with the external design agency France VP is France’s largest architectural design firm, including the largest exhibition hall in France, the Paris Versailles Convention and Exhibition Center. The VI system planning of the pavilion was personally hosted by the Swiss design master.