The opening ceremony of Hotel & Shop Plus 2023
Thousands of key companies of
hospitality and commercial sector gathered at Hotel & Shop Plus in Shanghai
from March 28th – 31st, 2023. The mega event was organized
by Sinoexpo Informa Markets, with strong support from China Tourist Hotel
Association, China Commerce Association for General Merchandise, China
Association of Lighting Industry, China Architectural Culture Centre, MoHURD,
China Chamber of Commerce of I/E of Foodstuffs, Native Produce and Animal
This edition of Hotel & Shop covered 210,000 sqm, with over 2,000 exhibitors showcased their new products and solutions designed for hotels and shopping malls, spanning from building and interiors to operation and management. The number of visitors exceeded 120,000. There were also more than 80 forums and activities held during the 4-day event. Serving as the all-around networking platform, Hotel & Shop Plus is always dedicated to help companies explore business opportunities and seize the market in the early stage, provide more comprehensive solutions for end buyers.
Hotel & Shop Plus has several sub-shows including –
Shanghai International Hospitality Design & Supplies Expo
Expo Build China
Expo Lighting for Commercial Properties
China International Carpet Fair
Hospitality + Retail Design Expo
Shanghai International Hotel Investment and Franchise Expo
Shanghai International Commercial Space Expo
Shanghai International Smart Retailing Show
Shanghai International Self-service, Kiosks and Vending Show
China Clean Expo
Expo for International Indoor Air Purification
Expo for International Facility and Management
After three years of special situation, the long-dormant internationalization process has resumed, overseas travel, international business and interaction come back to normal. Many designers, hoteliers and real estate owners from over 80 countries returned to Hotel & Shop Plus in 2023 to bring the latest idea collisions!
Hotel & Shop Plus Shanghai 2023 Booths
The ribbon cutting ceremony
took place at 9AM on March 28 presided over by Mr. Zhang Xueqiang, General
Manager of Sinoexpo Informa Markets. Various partner associations and industry
organizations attended, to witness the grand opening of Hotel & Shop Plus
Shanghai 2023. Distinguished guests include –
“After more than 30 years of development, Hotel & Shop Plus show has become the good option for buyers such as hotel management groups, boutique hotel owners, real estate developers, designers and other buyers across the country to purchase for their projects,” said by Mr. Sun Jian, Vice President, China Tourist Hotel Association.
Ms. Fan Jun, President, China Commerce Association for General Merchandise, expressed that “2023 is the new start of the department store and retail industry. We look forward to seeing what the business looks like in the future and hear the voice from retail industry!”
“Expo Lighting for Commercial Properties is recognized and supported by lots of companies in the lighting
industry.” Mr. Liu Shengping,
Executive Director, China Association of Lighting Industry, mentioned that “This year, the
latest technology and R&D achievements of leading companies will be
presented in Hall E5.”
Boost Hotel Engineering Prepraration and Design, Show Cutting-Edge Development Trends
Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner, Senior Director of ISSA said that “CCE Shanghai is a very special event. All of us at ISSA would like to hear from you about how ISSA can serve you as a valuable resource for your company and your cleaning professionals.”
Hall E1-E4 integrated the resources of the whole industry chain of hotels and commercial spaces, and brought together comprehensive exhibits in the field of construction and operation including architectural decoration, ceramic and bathroom, overall customization, soft decoration, carpets, etc. Architectural decoration enterprises continued to provide a steady stream of design inspiration and material support for the hotel preparation and reconstruction. On the show floor of Hotel & Shop Plus 2023, bathroom sector exhibitors include German COSO, AOSMAN GOLD, AQUATIZ, TENNE, ROSERY, while building materials exhibitors include INOL, LANSEN, GIMIG, DONGTU, CENTURY HAOMEN, DNMEI, WALRUS, KINGDOM, DAJULONG, SLEEMON, GAOBI, COORDINATED LIN, FULLERSON, FORCE CABIN, GUANGXIA, JAMAN, SILIAN PAINTING, HUATENG.
In the post-pandemic era, the pace of hotel digitalization is speeding up. HISENSE, as the leader in domestic TV screen industry, launched new hotel multi-scenario solutions, to realize “one-click upgrading” for hotel intelligent transformation. Industry big names such as SKYWORTH, TCL, PHILIPS, PUIETEL, KUAIZHU, JINGXUN, BE-TECH, HILK, YGS, LVHUA, JIELONGXIANCHUANG, OCY, YUNJI TECH, No. 9 ROBOT, LOCKLINK, DALITEK, ILOVENEST, PADBOT ROBOT CANAL INFORMATION, A’LIVE, FORTRUN TECH, TECH ARK, GEMSTAR, UDITECH, JBD, BINGSHEN, THINKER, ZHILIAN HARDWARE, PUDU TECH, KLSM INTELLIGENCE, VERSLINK, DEIC, and VST could be found at the show. Lighting industry leaders NVC Lighting, as well as SIKI Lighting, GUOWIN, INTERVISION, Zenda, E-MAIL, ONEN, TAIWO, SREE, SHANGHUI, MORANO Lighting, WEIYI, Seven Color Guang, KENWELL,IBDTECK, Zhongwo OPTOELECTRONICS, GOG-NATURE, and YUANZHENG highlighted the new trends of smart lighting, and presented future green and intelligent technology solutions.
Hotel Furniture and Room Supplies are Presented Together, Escorting the Consumer Experience
In addition to engineering preparation and design, the show is also focusing on the needs of hotel guests for comfortable living. Hall W1-W2 brought together hotel and commercial space market resources across the country, running through the fields of hotel furniture, soft furnishing, and mattress. Hall W3-5 displayed hotel supplies, hotel linen, hotel toiletries, and guest room appliances, which played an important role in providing a high-quality accommodation experience. The world-class hotel supplies brands joined the show, like Ming Fai Group, L’Occitane, GROUP GM and Simmons®. There were also hotel linen leaders CARNATIONS, STAFT, SONGKI and more. Whether it’s soft, silky bedding or refreshing fragrance bath products, are working together to ensure a quality sleep. More brands such as LMZ, GROUP GM, BINLI, OPPEAL, ZHONGCHENG, XINGQIAO, LONGYUAN, HANGYU, GOLDEN SAIL, HONGJINDING, YAGAO VANITY, XINJIE, YALAN, JEVIA, SHENGSHAN COTTON WEAVING, YUJIE HOMETEXTILE, YOUMIAN HAOCHEN, HONREN, ADA, BOYING, ZIHUI, TONNEY, SEALY, SLUMBERLAND, DE RUCCI, KINGKOIL, SERTA, MLILY, CHEERS, SLEEMON, MERRIES, MYGLORY, BRIGHTHOME, HIGOLD, DE-GARDEN, BIAODIAN, VELDA, and KANEMAN were on display.
Commercial Retail Has Been Comprehensively Boosted and Re-expanded, and Digital Transformation Has Been Diverse
Based on the foundation of 30 years of deep cultivation in the hotel industry, Hotel & Shop Plus expanded its sectors into the field of commercial space. Hall E4-E5 was the marketplace for commercial space, smart retail, retail brands, self-service and other related categories. Among them, outstanding enterprises such as STREET VIEW DREAM FACTORY displayed movable consumption scenarios with the concept of mobile business methods and 3S concepts for city decoration. Other key sectors were public sign and retail terminal products – exhibitors include DRAGONFLY VISION LOGO, XIAN EN GROUP, and JINGHONG, DRAGONFLY, BEIDOU CLOUD, LIPAI, SANJIAN WEI, BAOWIi, FANYI, STREET VIEW DREAM FACTORY, TONGXINLIN, XIAN EN, YIZHAN BAO, YIHUI, MAITIAN Design, P&A, XUNHAN CULTURE, ANIU, and MIMHUO CULTURE.
Commercial Cleaning Front-line Enterprises Gather, And the Innovation Event Is Poised to Take Off
The cleaning sector of Hotel & Shop Plus located in Hall N1-3, presenting a full range of cleaning and purification solutions for hotels and commercial space. Exhibit categories cover cleaning equipment and accessories, cleaning tools and chemicals, restroom supplies, air purification, epidemic prevention, facility maintenance and management, intelligent cleaning systems, laundry equipment and supplies, environmental sanitation facilities and supplies. The show welcomed Hako Group from Germany who has been deeply engaged in global cleaning technology for many years, Tennant – a global leader in sustainable cleaning technology, COMAC FIMAP who is known for providing a complete set of cleaning solutions, and more premium brands such as GADLEE, KLENCO, NILFISK, BENNETT, CHAOBAO, HAWK, JIECHI, WEIZHUO, ABM, MARSHELL, COMET, LYX, AR, RUBBERMAID, TEROMOTO, WHITE CAT, MAKITA, TRUST, PAALER, KANGYUE, and GAUSIUM.
Diversified On-site Activities Inspired Innovative Thinking
Forum at Hotel & Shop Plus Shanghai 2023
A variety of exciting activities were held at Hotel & Shop Plus show around the hot topics that hotel and commercial space decision makers concerned about from construction and operation, preparation and design, to intelligent trend development, and experience sharing on cleaning and epidemic prevention, to comprehensively present the latest trends and experiences of hotels and commercial spaces.
With the theme of Reboot and Rejuvenation, the 2023 China International Building & Interior Design Forum invited highly influential architects, designers, representatives of real estate development groups and hotel management companies in the industry to share new and representative works of design of hotels, retail stores, commercial complexes and other new and representative works, discussed and exchanged industry topics together. 2023 IDF speakers include –
l Mr. Ed Ng, Co-founder and Principal Designer, AB Concept
l Dr. Mei Ping, Chief Representative, China, Capella Hotel Group Asia
l Jeff Kaeonil, Vice President and Senior Architectural Design Director, HOK
l Stephen Yas, Senior International Design Director, DLR Group
l Li Ruiqi, Project Director, Gensler
l Freddie Hai, Director, Rocco Design Architects
l Jieyi Siu, Co-Managing Director of Design Hong Kong and Executive Director of Asia, CHIL Interior, B+H Architects
l Kang Lei, Partner & Senior Project Director, JUND Architects
l Jerry Wu, Founder, InterScape Design Associates
l Vincent de Graaf, Co-founder and Design Director, AIM Architectural Design
China International Lighting Design Forum with the theme of Light of Hope discussed popular issues about architectural and lighting, hotel lighting, new retail lighting, injecting new impetus into the lighting industry. The speaker lineup included –
l Uno Lai, Founder, UNOLAI DESIGN
l Wang Xiaodong, Director, Institute of Light Environment Design
l Shi Hengzhao, General Manager, Zhaoyiheng Lighting Design (Beijing) Co., Ltd
l Wang Zhen, Executive Director, Leos Lighting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
l Fu Li, Founder, PROL Lightstone, and
l Pang Lei, Director, LUMIA Lighting Design
China Hotel Procurement Summit Forum built an open platform for resource exchange for hotel owners, brand managers and hotel supply chain enterprises. All speakers have rich experience in building consultants, covering many international and domestic hotel groups and different types of independent hotels, and have very unique insights into hotel procurement management. The audience interacted closely with the hotel group’s buyers to understand the latest trends in the industry. In addition to inviting industry leaders to identify procurement development trends for hoteliers, the event also broke down the barriers of supply and procurement links and built a platform for both parties to connect resources on site.
China Hotel Brand Culture Festival helped industry insiders to reshape brand spirit and move towards the next prosperity. The event gathered Chinese accommodation industry elites and investors, China’s cultural tourism and accommodation industry management and industry elites to discuss and communicate in depth, establishing a wider and newer industry social circle, facing brand enterprises and operation managers, displaying cooperation needs, meeting industry leaders, listening to authoritative voices, learning successful practical experience, and grasping future development trends.
Contracted Cleaning Development Forum invited representatives of well-known facility management organizations and cleaning industry experts to discuss the application of intelligent cleaning in traditional industries to help accelerate the transformation and upgrading of the industry. At the same time, under the new normalcy, in the face of the future development direction of the industry, they exchanged new ideas, new solutions and new markets in the cleaning industry, and shared strategic development opportunities.
Relying on the buyer resource from real estate developers, retailers, shopping mall operators, hotel groups and tourist attractions, Shanghai International Facility Management Forum gathered the entire industrial chain of properties and created an in-depth interactive platform for upstream and downstream enterprises.
China Shopping Mall Development Forum, on the theme of Future Business, New Innovation, gave a professional voice for the revitalization and new direction of the industry after the epidemic. Commercial retail has demonstrated the vigorous vitality of business with experiential, curatorial, social and other multi-dimensional business forms despite the hit of epidemic.
With the full recovery of the industry and success of 2023 show, the organizer of Hotel & Shop Plus will launch Shenzhen show to explore the rising Greater Bay Area market and help the development of the industry in South China. Hotel & Shop Plus Shenzhen is scheduled to take place at Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center from December 14th-16th, 2023. The next edition of Hotel & Shop Plus Shanghai will be held from March 26th – 29th, 2024 at Shanghai New International Expo Center.
About Hotel & Shop Plus
Hotel & Shop Plus is China’s leading trade show catering to hospitality and commercial space industry. Serving as one-stop sourcing platform for hotels. restaurants. clubs. retail shops. shopping malls and other commercial properties, the mega event is consisted of several sub-shows spanning exhibit categories from architectural decoration, engineering design, lighting, intelligent products to hotel amenities, furniture, cleaning, facility management, smart retail and franchise. By presenting the latest products and innovative brands, Hotel & Shop Plus is leading the way in construction and operation of hotels and commercial projects.
About Sinoexpo Informa Markets
Shanghai Sinoexpo Informa Markets International Exhibition Co. Ltd (IM Sinoexpo) is a leading event company in China, which is the joint venture founded by Informa PLC., (a FTSE 100 listed company, headquartered in London & World’s Top Trade Show Organizer) and Shanghai Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co., Ltd in 1998.
The total exhibition area managed by IM Sinoexpo covered 1,500,000 sqm (figures in 2019, accounted for 1/10 of the total exhibition rental area in Shanghai of that year) and countless trade opportunities have been created to cater for nearly 1 million worldwide trade buyers. The online business platforms which stared in 2006 including 8 major B2B platforms, 5 B2P sourcing mini-programs and 1 APP.