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The industry stands together: Reed Exhibitions and more than 30 partners extended solid support for the postponed exhibition!

2 Apr. 2020


After months of hard efforts, China has turned the tide in fighting the coronavirus and achieved success in containing its spread. The people are back to their workplaces and the daily life is systematically retuning back to normal. The country has full confidence in its victory over the epidemic. The preparation of postponed trade shows is also under an orderly manner.

On February 10th, given the outbreak and spread of the novel coronavirus in China, Reed Exhibitions announced that its six shows named SinoCorrugated South 2020, SinoFoldingCarton 2020, SinoFlexPack South 2020, SinoPaper South 2020, China Packaging Container Expo 2020 and Intralogistics and Process Management Expo 2020 (InMAT), which were originally scheduled for April 9-11 2020, have been postponed to July 22-24, 2020. Reed Exhibitions is monitoring the situation very closely and will take strict protection and safety measures in order to ensure the safety of all professionals attending the upcoming show that will take place at Dongguan, China on 22-24 July 2020.

Strong Commitment across all partners within the industry

More than 30 global partners including industry associations, trade agents and media members have sent Reed Exhibitions their support for the postponement of Sino shows as well as their sympathy over the COVID-19 outbreak in China. As a leading packaging trade industry platform, Sino shows have gained wide attention and recognition from all over the world. Reed has confidence in its rich experience in event organization and proven capability to properly deal with the ongoing emergencies. The Reed team has carried out prompt and timely communications with exhibitors, visitors and partners on the issues and provided the best follow-up services. 

▲Supporting video from Thai Corrugated Packaging Association (TCPA)

Industry associations have sent theirs support message to express their confidence in Sino shows and pledged to organize delegations to visit the show in July 2020, including but not limited to the following organizations:

-            Federation of Corrugated Box Manufacturers of India (FCBM)

-            All India Federation of Master Printers (AIFMP)

-            Korean Corrugated Packaging Case Industry Association (KCCA)

-            Perhimpunan Industry Corrugated Cardboard Indonesia (PICCI)

-            Malaysian Corrugated Carton Manufacturers Association (MACCMA)

-            La Cámara Argentina de Fabricantes de Cartón Corrugado (CAFCCO)

-            Lanka Corrugated Carton Manufacturers Association (LCCMA)

-            Thai Corrugated Packaging Association (TCPA)

-            Carton Info Iran

-            Viet Nam Packaging Association (VINPAS)

-            Fujian Business Association in Vietnam.

“We appreciate Chinese courage and wisdom to combat with this epidemic. We will start dissemination of new schedule of SinoCorrugated among our members. SinoCorrugated is an excellent platform for a face-to-face interaction between exhibitors and visitors. Our members have always had a positive feedback after each exhibition and have gained in knowledge and experience with every visit. They have been able to forge new relationships and catch up with their existing suppliers. We look forward to associate with Reed Exhibitions and will encourage our members to participate in large numbers this year,” said V.K. Dewan, FCBM President.

Reed’s trade agent partners from Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Japan and other countries also expressed their sympathy and expressed their expectations for the upcoming event. Moreover global media partners and members of the Global Packaging Media Alliance (GPMA) from Russia, Spain, Poland, France, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand and other countries are ensuring widest international coverage in order to keep delegates up to date on latest developments.

“SinoCorrugated and SinoFlexPack are the recognized international trade platforms in the industry and surely worth to wait a bit for better and even greater success. We have the confidence in the shows in July”, said Nina Shapinova, the Editor and Publisher of FLEXO Plus-Label & Packaging magazine. 

▲Onsite view of SinoCorrugated 2019

With the Intralogistics and Process Management Expo 2020 (InMAT), Reed’s show portfolio for the upcoming show in July will now fully cover the whole packaging industry chain. As usual, Sino shows are going to provide once again a qualified one-stop purchasing platform lasting already more than a decade. The show expects to gather over 900 brands to demonstrate 1,600 highly cost-effective equipment and 1,000 kinds of consumables as well as innovative solutions and services.

China has the confidence, capacity and certainty to achieve the ultimate victory over the epidemic. As the pandemic spreads around globally, China stands ready to work with all other countries to step up international cooperation against COVID-19 and safeguard global public health security. Reed Exhibitions also stands ready to make concerted efforts with all partners to tackle common threats and challenges upcoming in the industry.

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