Getting your Buyer Card via Online Pre-application is your option. The Buyer card is the only official admission to Canton Fair.
If you have got a Buyer card, please pay attention to the following information:
The Badge is valid for multiple sessions of the Fair, which ensures your entrance to the Fair directly and saves your time with easy access.
If you forgot to bring or lose it, re-application will cost you 200 RMB/card as a service fee. The previous badge will be invalid right after re-application, please ensure the badge you wear is the newest.
The registration peak hour usually occurs at 9:30 am to 12:00 am on April 15, April 23, May 1 (Spring session) and October 15, October 23, November 1 (Autumn session). To save your time queuing up at the fairground, three ways to register are recommended:
Pre-apply for the buyer card through pre-apply buyer badge on Canton Fair’s official website, before getting your card at the Overseas Buyers’ Registration Offices.
Please get your Entry Card at appointed hotels in Guangzhou and nearby area. (More detailed information about appointed hotel in GZ, please click Canton Fair’s official website)
Please get your Entry Card at Canton Fair Hong Kong Representative Office.
Canton Fair has held two sessions a year; one is in Spring, the other in Autumn. And every session is separated into 3 phases.
Apr./Oct. 15-18, 8:30-18:00
Apr. /Oct.19, 8:30-16:00
Apr./Oct. 23-26, 8:30-18:00
Apr. /Oct.27, 8:30-16:00
In Spring: May 1-4, 8:30-18:00，May 5, 8:30-14:00
In Autumn: Oct. 31-Nov.3, 8:30-18:00， Nov. 4, 8:30-14:00
- Four Overseas Buyers’ Registration Offices set up in China Import and Export Fair Complex:
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10 am to 12:30 pm & 2 pm to 5 pm; Closed on Saturday, Sunday and in Hong Kong Public Holidays
The Brief Flow Chart of Overseas Buyers’ Registration Centers in the Fair Complex.