Reed Exhibitions Greater China Expands Its Electronics Portfolio With Newly-Acquired Joint Venture Company Reed Exhibitions Kuozhan

SHANGHAI, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Reed Exhibitions Greater China, the country’s leading organizer of definitive trade events, is proud to announce its newest joint venture partnership with Reed Exhibitions Kuozhan. Shanghai-based Reed Exhibitions Kuozhan, formerly Shanghai Kuozhan Exhibitions, is now the formal owner and organizer of the world-leading China International Touchscreen Exhibition, commonly known as C-TOUCH.

The C-TOUCH event is a significant addition to Reed’s growing portfolio in the electronics manufacturing sector. Held biannually in Shanghai (7-9 July, 2015) and Shenzhen (25-27 Nov, 2015), the exhibition has grown to become the world’s leading touchscreen manufacturing show with a key focus on touch screen technology featuring touch panels, manufacturing materials, components and equipment, new display technologies and a wide variety of touch screen products.

This new strategic partnership between two well established players in China’s exhibitions industry will form part of Reed’s electronics manufacturing & assembly cluster of events, which forms the whole of Reed’s electronics industry portfolio covering over 150,000 square meters and 117,000 participants and a total of five events.

After three decades of rapid growth, Reed Exhibitions Greater China continues to thrive, covering 12 specialized industry sectors across the Greater China. Reed’s dynamic workforce, now exceeding 500 dedicated and highly skilled professionals in nine member companies will work together to organize 58 premier events in China in 2015.

Nat Wong, President of Reed Exhibitions Greater China notes, "I am proud to welcome yet another dynamic team to the Reed family. C-TOUCH is an exciting addition to our electronics manufacturing and assembly portfolio. This highly-successful event goes beyond the limits of show floor exhibits by offering suppliers and buyers an effective platform to conduct business while networking with industry experts and potential partners at all points of the market chain. I am confident that we will work together to not only fulfill, but exceed client expectations."

About Reed Exhibitions Greater China

– The country’s leading exhibition organizer

Reed Exhibitions Greater China is a part of Reed Exhibitions, the world’s leading events organizer that has over 500 events in 43 countries. Globally, Reed’s portfolio of exhibitions and conferences serves 43 industry sectors across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Africa. The company employs 3,700 people worldwide. In 2014, Reed Exhibitions brought together over seven million event participants from around the world, generating billions of dollars in business for its customers. Reed Exhibitions is a division of Reed Elsevier Group plc., a world leading provider of professional information solutions as well as a FTSE–100 company.

Reed Exhibitions Greater China is the country’s leading organizer of definitive trade events. It is made up of nine outstanding member companies: Reed Exhibitions China, Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions, Reed Huabo Exhibitions, Reed Huaqun Exhibitions, Reed Exhibitions (Shanghai), Reed Guanghe Exhibitions, Reed Huabai Exhibitions, Reed Hongda Exhibitions and Reed Exhibitions Kuozhan.

Currently Reed Exhibitions Greater China serves 12 specialized sectors: Electronics Manufacturing & Assembly – Machine Tools, Metalworking & Industrial Materials – Converting – Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals, Health Care, Beauty & Cosmetics, Sports & Recreation – Gifts & Homeware – Auto Aftermarket – Lifestyle – Gaming – Publishing – Property & Travel – Marine, Energy, Oil & Gas; Broadcasting, TV, Music & Entertainment.

In 2014, Reed Exhibitions Greater China held over 50 events and brought together over 1 million visitors and nearly 40,000 conference delegates. Our events hosted more than 30,000 suppliers whose stands occupied more than 1.6 million sqm of show floor space. www.reedexpo.com.cn

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