04 July 2020

Post Event Report

Top draw

ISH Shanghai & CIHE – Shanghai International Trade Fair for Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning has successfully concluded its 2014 edition.

Held from 3- 5 September at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, ISH Shanghai & CIHE 2014 displayed one of the most comprehensive collections of HVAC products and solutions developed specifically for East and Central regions of China.

Co-organised by Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd, Beijing B & D Tiger Exhibition Co Ltd, Shanghai Zhanye Exhibition Ltd, and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) – Shanghai Pudong Sub-Council, the fair attracted 239 exhibitors and 13,708 professional visitors worldwide while utilising 11,800 sqm of space.

The 2014 edition was held in conjunction with Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology Fair, Building Solar China Conference and Exhibition, and the inaugural edition of Shanghai International Lighting Fair. Better known as the “Intelligent Green Building - IGB” exhibition platform, the four collective events welcomed over 40,000 visitors, more than 600 exhibitors and covered 40,000 sq m exhibition space. It provided participating exhibitors and visitors a prime opportunity to explore four of the most important areas in building development at one central location.

Commenting on the success of the show, Richard Li, General Manager of Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd shared: “I am pleased with the overall participation figures for exhibitors and visitors this year. The increasing participation rate confirmed the importance of this show and China’s rise as the next great HVAC market. From my interaction with exhibitors and visitors, the 2014 show has served as a great tool in growing their businesses and making key industry contacts.”

Li Hongbo, General Manager at Beijing B & D Exhibition Co Ltd added: “The market demand for HVAC technology in East and Central China continues to grow. Through incorporating interactive concurrent events at the fair, we have positioned ISH Shanghai & CIHE as the regional destination for all HVAC and building technology-related professionals to promote knowledge exchange among industry experts.”

Exhibitors at ISH Shanghai & CIHE praised the show for its ability to connect them with their target audience. Whether they were selling heat pumps, floor-heating products or their other latest individual heating solutions, the fair gave exhibitors the chance to promote their brands, as well as educate customers on their unique benefits.

S. Zeki Poyraz, Chairman of Turkish HVAC-R Industry Exporters’ Union, confident with the Chinese market for Turkish suppliers commented: “China is an important market for Turkish companies. With increased focuses on urbanisation and better concepts on standards of living, people in the region are gearing towards quality and reliable products that match with the European standard. The Shanghai show is an important platform for exhibitors to gain access into the Chinese market and I am very impressed with what I saw here at the show.”


Over the course of the three-day exhibition, a series of seminars and forums were held on emerging technologies and solutions in HVAC development. One of the highlighted concurrent events was the inaugural Shanghai International HVAC Forum. Co-organised by the Association of the European Heating Industry – Dept 12, the Association of the Floor-heating Committee of China Construction Metal Structure Association, and the HVAC&R Sub-council of China Architectural Society, some of the industry’s most influential experts and scholars were invited to share their views on market trends and the latest industry news.Furthermore, other concurrent events include the HVAC Procurement Conference for Property Developers, Floor Heating Installation Competition as well as product presentations.

The next edition of ISH China & CIHE – China International Trade Fair for Sanitation, Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning is scheduled to occur at the New China International Exhibition Center in Beijing, China from 13 – 15 May 2015



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Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, India, Thailand, Taiwan, Germany, Italy, Singapore, Australia

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