The Impact of Shanghai Expo on Meeting Industry #icca11 TUESDAY 25/10/11
The Impact of Shanghai Expo on Meeting Industry Patrick Chen Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration Oct. 25, 2011
Number of International Meeting Year:2010 Year:2009 In 2010, 792 international meetings were held in Shanghai, 21 more than that in 2009.
Number of Associations meetings in 2010 increased by 18% compared with that in 2009 2010 2010 2009 2009 Number of the governmental meetings increased by 69.7%, 53 more than that of 2009 Significant increase in “Association Meetings” and “Governmental Meetings”
Some Associations that had their International Conferences in Shanghai in 2010
In 2010, over 30 UN departments and international organizations have held their high ranked international meetings in Shanghai
Meetings were bigger in 2010 2010 2009 Average number of the Participants of international meetings Increase about 22.2% 216 participants of each meeting 264 participants of each meeting
Meetings were longer in 2010 Participants staying longer time in Shanghai than previous years
Sustainability Green Low Carbon Environment Themes of many meetings were highly related to Shanghai Expo
Meetings held by foreign Chambers of commerce and other investment organizations increased in 2010
Venues in the Expo Site Mercedes-Benz Arena Expo Theme Pavilion
Shanghai Expo bringing profound changes to the meeting industry of Shanghai
Shanghai Expo has further established the image of Shanghai as a destination for international meetings and events
Shanghai Expo has helped improve the infrastructure facilities of Shanghai Two International Airports upgraded for the Expo Up to now, 12 metro lines operate in Shanghai with total length of 430 km.
Shanghai Expo has helped raise our service to the international standard
Shanghai Expo will help accelerate the industry reforming of Shanghai