16th Macau International Fair to take place from 20 to 23 October

7 October 2011

Macau, China, 7 Oct – The 16th Macau International Fair (MIF) is due to take place from 20 to 23 October in The Venetian Macao Resort-Hotel and will continue to have the theme of “Promoting cooperation, creating business opportunities together.”

Organised by the Institute for Promotion of Trade and Investment in Macau (IPIM), the 16th edition of the fair will have pavilions representing the provinces and regions of mainland China, Europe, the American continent, the Portuguese-speaking countries, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as well as several themed areas and product exhibitions.

According to IPIM, the previous edition of MIF was attended by 318 economic and trade delegations from over 60 countries and regions, which led to 1,151 contact sessions.

MIF, which makes use of the multicultural characteristics of Macau and its role as a regional commercial services platform, aims to promote economic and trade cooperation between companies from Macau, mainland China and the Portuguese-speaking countries, with a view to developing Macau’s role as a platform for economic and trade cooperation, as well as cultural exchange between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries.

MIF will also have a pavilion to promote the potential of Hengqin Island, which is being opened up to foreign investment.

During the 16th edition of the fair several forums will be held, as well as sessions to promote business and projects in a variety of locations, seminars on specific commercial activities and presentations of products and services. (macauhub)