August 2012

Paperworld China
China International Stationery and Office Supplies Exhibition
Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China
19 – 21 September 2012

Paperworld China is expected to attract more than 500 exhibitors to its 2012 show

New additional services enhance sourcing efficiency

Paperworld China which will be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China, from 19 – 21 September 2012, is expected to attract over 500 exhibitors, including more than 300 local OEM suppliers.   

The show is organised by Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd, China Chamber of Commerce for I/E of Light Industrial Products & Arts-crafts and Guangzhou Foreign Trade South China Exhibition Corp Ltd.   It offers a wide range of products from office supplies, office technology, paper and printing products to writing instruments, school supplies, artist supplies and gift articles.

Mr Evan Sha, General Manager for Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd said: “Paperworld China is a must-attend event for the stationery and office supply industry.  With each show, we are attracting a greater number of international exhibitors.” 

International countries and regions represented at the show will include Austria, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea (pavilion organised by Korean Stationery Industries Cooperative), Malaysia, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan (pavilion organised by Taiwan Association Stationery Industries), Thailand, UAE, the UK and the US.  

International brands include Carl (Japan), Peach (Switzerland), Premec (Switzerland) Simbalion (Taiwan) and Stick-N (Taiwan).  Paperworld China has also attracted more than 200 domestic suppliers including Print-Rite, Eagle and Polar Bear.  

Chinese company Print-Rite Fanling Trading Company Limited will be exhibiting at the show for the first time.  The company has more than 30 years of experience developing and manufacturing its own printing products, as well as offering after sales service. Mr Lou Guoliang, the company’s General Manager said: “Paperworld China is influential in the office supply industry and we hope to enhance our brand awareness by exhibiting at the show.”

New additional services enhance sourcing efficiency

To enhance pre-show sourcing efficiency at Paperworld China, the show’s website now offers a search engine facility whereby visitors to the website can search for exhibitor information by name, product category or country / region.

In addition, on-site exhibitors and visitors will have the chance to meet at a specially organised complimentary business matching programmes based on their sourcing requirements.  

For more information about the business matching service and the show, please visit, or send an email to

Other shows under the Paperworld brand include:

- Paperworld Russia
  25 – 27 September 2012, Moscow

- Hong Kong International Stationery Fair
  7 – 10 January 2013, Hong Kong

- Paperworld
  26 – 29 January 2013, Frankfurt

- Paperworld Middle East (including Playworld Middle East)
  5 – 7 March 2013, Dubai

For more details about these fairs, please visit


Background information on Messe Frankfurt

Messe Frankfurt is Germany’s leading trade fair organiser, with 467.5 million euros in sales and 1,725 active employees worldwide. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries and approx. 50 international Sales Partners, giving it a presence for its customers in more than 150 countries. Events “made by Messe Frankfurt” take place at more than 30 locations around the globe. In 2011, Messe Frankfurt organised 100 trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany.

Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds, featuring 578,000 square metres, are currently home to ten exhibition halls and an adjacent Congress Center. The company is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent.

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