13th Shanghai International Fisheries and Seafood Exhibition
13th Shanghai International Aquaculture Exhibition
29 - 31 August 2018 • Shanghai New International Expo Center, China

Exhibition news

A New Milestone, World Seafood Shanghai (SIFSE) 2017 Opens Today

Datetime: 2017-08-19

Adhering to the host’s pursuit of improvement and innovation, the 12th World Seafood Shanghai (SIFSE) opens on Aug 19 after a year’s elaborate preparation, showing visitors the delicious seafood from all over the world.

Joining hands with the 8th Shanghai International Catering and Ingredients Exhibition (SHICAI), the 3-day exhibition sets up 5 exhibition halls and 12 concurrent activities, attracting 1,000 exhibitors and estimated 50,000 visitors, which predicts a successful exhibition in August. Stepping into its 12th edition, World Seafood Shanghai (SIFSE) has evolved from pursuit of sheer scale increase to that of quality improvement. The organizers are committed to bringing the most brilliant 3-day exhibition in this year to both the exhibitors and visitors through strict quality control on exhibitors, optimized planning and better services for visitors.

Gathering guests, leaders of various sectors and industry associations

The exhibition is organized with ITE Group, Shanghai Gehua Exhibition Planning Company, Shanghai ITE Gehua Exhibition Service Company, China Aquatic Production Chamber of Commerce (APCC) and Shanghai Fisheries Trade Association, supported by the People’s Government of Changhai County, Dalian Marine Industry Development Association, Shanghai Fisheries Trade Association, Shanghai Research Institute of Fisheries Economy and Shanghai Changxing Hengsha Fishing Port Co., Ltd. and has attracted attention of related parties since its preparation.

Mr. Han Youheng, Executive Director of Shanghai ITE Gehua Exhibition Service Co., Ltd., announced the official commencement of the World Seafood Shanghai (SIFSE) 2017 at the opening ceremony. Those who also address the ceremony and express their best wishes to the exhibition, including Mr. Gordon, Regional Director of ITE Group, Mr. Tian Quanhai, President of APCC, Mr. Pu Shaohua, President of Shanghai Fisheries Trade Association, Ms. Jian Heping, President of Shanghai Food Association, Mr. Shen Siming, President of Shanghai Restaurants Cuisine Association (SRCA) and Mr. Diego F. Vega Cevallos, Commercial Counselor of Consulate General of the Republic of Ecuador in Shanghai. And thus starts the World Seafood Shanghai (SIFSE) 2017.

International and Domestic Industry Leaders Meet Here

With the increase in national consumption levels and the formulation and implementation of policies on customs duties, more and more foreign aquaculture companies are keen to explore the Chinese market via World Seafood Shanghai (SIFSE). The exhibition has easily become the top choice for aquaculture buyers to make deals with over 1,000 domestic and international exhibitors from more than 20 countries and regions, such as the USA, Korea, Australia, Argentina, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Denmark, Canada, Ecuador, Thailand, Myanmar, Pakistan, Iceland, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Sri Lanka, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

As the concurrent event, the 8th Shanghai International Catering and Ingredients Exhibition (SHICAI) brings many excellent domestic enterprises together and links the producers and processors, distributors and dealers, and buyers and end users, including Shanghai Fisheries Group, Haitianxia, Heyu, Zhejiang Tianhe, Alldays, Xingye Group, Jiangsu Cereals, Oils & Foodstuffs I/E Group, Zhongyang Group, Shanghai Shipping, Huiyang Group, Shandong Zhenpingtang, Shenshentang, Haina Food, Zhanjiang Guolian, Guangdong Huanqiu, Hengxing Group, Yuexing Enterprise, Fujian Haihun, Hongdong Fisheries, Lianhe Frozen, Ningde Jinsheng, Hainan Sky-blue Ocean, Beihai Aodelong, Quality, Hongchang, Qinhuangdao Haidong, Chenglong, Donggang Lvyuan, Changping, Yongming, Aomeijia, Dalian Zhihui Fishery, Dalian Fugu, Zoneco Seafood and Rich, and plus much more.

7 Wonderful Concurrent Activities


The exhibition has set up 7 high-level concurrent activities of varied formats centering on the themes of exhibition, promotion and communication, which are “Gfresh 丨 Dalian• Changhai County Geographical Indication - Selected Seafood Introduction Campaign”, "2017 Aquatic Product Industry Development Forum", "Seafood Tasting Session", "Business Match-making Session for International Importers", "Business Match-making Session for Bailian Group", “Business Match-making Session for Catering Industry” and "Excellent Suppliers Selection and Award Ceremony".

The 2017 Aquatic Product Industry Development Forum will invite diplomatic envoys from major fishery countries and representatives from fishery administrations, associations and trade dealers, importers and exporters, inspection and quarantine bureaus and clearing companies, providing the participants with insights of policies, opportunities and a communication platform within the industry. The speakers include Mr. Wu Changchan (Secretary General of Shanghai Fisheries Trade Association), Mr. Yuan Daoliang (Deputy Secretary-General of China Fisheries Association Trade Commerce), Mr. Zhong Hai (Deputy Director of Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau), Prof. Ning Xibin (Shanghai Ocean University) and Mr. Sigmund Bjørgo (NSC Director China)

On the ‘Seafood Tasting Session’ Promotion, while providing seafood to visitors for them to enjoy, representatives from Dalian(China), Ecuador, Norway and Canada integrate the introduction of local seafood cultures and features with cooking, and help domestic and international buyers have a better understanding of the advantages of their fishery industry and products in order to facilitate targeted purchasing for buyers.

The ‘Business Match-making Session’ establishes another easy and effective channel for buyers and exhibitors in the form of trade matching. This is one of the most popular zones in the exhibition with 2 Bailian purchasing companies, 15 representatives from HoReCa and 8 international seafood exporters invited.

In addition, 2017 Excellent Suppliers Selection and Award Ceremony coordinates with companies in their branding and improves their brand awareness. Here following are the winners:
Fujian Province Jianhao Haiyang Bio-tech Co., Ltd.
Shantou Yuexing Co., Company
Guangming Aquaculture Co., Ltd.
Changli County Haidong Aquaculture Food Co., Ltd.
Beijing Xuenuo Economy Co., Ltd.
Beijing Quality Aquaculture Co., Ltd.
Shanghai Haishi Food Co., Ltd.
Fuzhou Rixing Aquaculture Co., Ltd.
Rizhao Xinghe Food Co., Ltd.
Zhoushan City Junwei Aquaculture Co., Ltd.

As an annual event of the seafood and fishery industry, this exhibition is well received and recognized by exhibitors and visitors. It is reported that 25,038 professional visitors came to the exhibition on the first day, with a increase of 44.2%. This exhibition will bring enormous opportunities to the fishery industry for development, foreign investment and trade talks.

About ITE Group


The ITE Group was founded in 1991 and employs over 1100 staff in 30 offices across 17 countries. ITE Group is one of the world’s leading exhibition organizers and has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1998. The Group organises over 250 exhibitions in 21 countries, covering numerous industries including: transport and logistics; build and interiors; fasteners; food and drinks; oil and gas; travel and tourism; automotive; air conditioning and refrigeration technologies; plus much more.

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ITE Group / Shanghai ITE Gehua Exhibition Service Co., Ltd.

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