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CIOE to move to the new venue in 2020

World's largest photonics exhibition moving to the world's largest exhibition venue

World’s leading optoelectronic event, CIOE (China International Optoelectronic Exposition) is scheduled to move to the new venue, Shenzhen World Convention & Exhibition Center on September 9-11, 2020.

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It is expected to have a total exhibition area of 160,000 ㎡and more than 3,000 photonics companies to join from around the world. CIOE will continue its effort to build a global business platform under the strong empowerment of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area under the development concept of cooperation, integration, enlargement, strength, professionalism and precision, to achieve the integration ecosystems of photonics, and to present a benchmark exhibition where to connect business for photonics companies and professionals.

What will change on the move?

Higher Density in Venue Date:

CIOE use to be held on the first week of September for 4 days. It will be organized regularly from Wednesday to Friday of the 2nd week of September starting from 2020 with annual 3 days to present the world higher density of photonics business opportunities. With that said, the coming schedule will be

CIOE 2020 Sept. 9-11


Higher Capacity in Exhibition Areas:

Suffering wall-bound for 5 years, CIOE has been receiving too many complaints and regrets from photonics companies on no way to join the exhibition because of limited exhibition area. Things will be changed in 2020 for CIOE’s exhibition area will be increased from 110,000 ㎡ to 160,000 ㎡, which means higher capacity for CIOE to connect every parts of the complicated supply chain of photonic and optoelectronic industry. It is also true for more space options for exhibitors to target different qualified buyer. In a word, more photonic business will be happening at CIOE.

More Convenient Traffic Plan:

Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center locates next to Shenzhen airport. It’s a very near stop after you get out of the airport. Also, if you land in Hong Kong airport it will be only 30 minutes away by ferry directly.

New Venue: Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center

Shenzhen World Convention & Exhibition Center is a key project in the development plan of Shenzhen, and plays an important role in enhancing the urban functions and image, building Shenzhen into a convention center in China and around the world.


It will reach 500,000 ㎡ of indoor exhibition space. Once Phase 2 is completed, it will become the largest exhibition venue in the world. The interior exhibition area of the first phase is 400,000 ㎡. In the venue, 16 typical halls (20,000 ㎡) on both sides, 1 super large exhibition halls (50,000 ㎡), 2 specialty halls (20,000 ㎡) with functions of conference, activity and banquet,2 lobby and 1 Reception Hall are connected by central corridor (1.7 km). Shenzhen World is a super large exhibition complex integrating exhibition, conference, activity (competition, entertainment), catering, shopping, office and service.


Event Details

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 (All day) - Friday, September 11, 2020 (All day)
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Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center
Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center

Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center is located in Shenzhen Airport New Town, which lies at the top of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and in the center of the Pearl River Delta and Guangdong Free Trade Zone. In 2017, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area accounted for 12% of national GDP despite only representing less than 1% of the country’s total land area and less than 5% of the total population. And its gross GDP has outshone that of the San Francisco Bay Area and New York Bay Area to reach 1.54 trillion dollars. In five years, the Greater Bay Area is projected to overtake the Tokyo Bay Area and become the world’s No.1 bay area, in terms of GDP. Read more »

Address & Contact

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Place Address (English/Pinyin): 
Fuyuan Second Road, Fuyong Street, Baoan District, Shenzhen
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call us: +86-755-3395-5850