The U.S. China Ceramic Tile Association in association with China Ceramics Cityis inviting U.S. ceramic tile distributors and manufacturers to visit China for a trade event in September.
The weeklong “trade
mission” will include a visit to the historic city of Fo Shan, where 60 percent
of China’s ceramics are produced, as well as plant tours and panel discussions
with China industry experts. According to the tile association, the event aims
to “assist participants in gaining first-hand market information and access to
key industry leaders and potential business partners.”
the mission is designed as a forum for the U.S. tile industry to meet with
Chinese ceramic tile manufacturers, design studios and importers/exporters. The
mission will focus on a range of product segments including ceramic, porcelain,
glass, metal, stone and specialty tiles and mosaics. The Sept. 1-8 event will
feature meetings with “China’s top ceramic tile industry leaders, manufacturer
owners and executives, one-on-one business meetings and industry briefings by
experts,” the tile group noted.
expenses are paid, including access to more than 170 top Chinese ceramic
manufacturers and showrooms, a free stay in a 4-star resort in the city of Fo
Shan, free meals in the city, free airport and local transportation, and free
sightseeing and entertainment organized by the sponsors.
The trip will also include a visit to the
province of Shandong, a top producer of granite and marble; as well as a day of
sightseeing and shopping in Beijing. To register, visitwww.chinatiles.org.
For more information, call Andy Peng at (408) 898-4104, fax (408) 540-0784 or
e-mail apeng@ChinaTiles.org. Deadline is Aug. 3.
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