Jointly hosted by China Foreign Trade Centre (Group) and China Building Decoration Association, organized by China Foreign Trade Guangzhou Exhibition General Corporation (“CFTE”) and supported by China National Forest Products Industry Association and China Furniture & Decoration Chamber of Commerce, the 21st China (Guangzhou) International Building Decoration Fair (“CBD Fair (Guangzhou)”) took place successfully at China Import & Export Fair Complex, Poly World Trade Center Expo and Nan Fung International Convention & Exhibition Center on July 8-11, 2019. With a scale of 420,000 square meters, the 21st CBD Fair (Guangzhou) hosted more than 2,100 exhibitors, continuing to rank first in the world in terms of scale, and saw 198,316 professional audiences, up 10.54% over the previous session, jointly witnessing a great event in the building decoration industry.

The CBD Fair (Guangzhou) 2019, based on the advantages of aggregation of the themes displayed for the entire industry chain, further improved the four themed sectors of “Customization, Intelligence, System & Design”. The core themes include almost all premium brands in the industry. Of which, the Customized Themes with a scale of over 100,000 square meters, gathers 9 major listed companies in the field of customization and is the benchmark in China's customized home furnishing sector. Global customization depends on China while Chinese customization is available in CBD Fair (Guangzhou). Keeping pace with the development trends of the sanitaryware industry of “no customization, no home decoration”, the exhibition successfully established the industry's first Full Sanitaryware Customization, marking that 2019 officially became the first year of the full sanitaryware customization in China’s sanitaryware industry.

CBD Fair (Guangzhou) has actively created “two platforms and one ecosystem”. The first platform is the “Debut Platform for Champion Enterprises” in the industry, committed to providing the excellent platform for the champion enterprises in the industry and in the future to present their new products, new designs, new technologies, new materials and new strategies. The second platform is the “Debut Platform for Innovative Ideas” in the industry, keeping close to industry hotspots, and has launched more than 60 influential high-end conferences and forums to lead the industry innovation with ideological innovation. One ecosystem is to create “a design ecosystem in the building decoration industry” to form an ecological closed loop with the display of front-end design concepts in the field of industry design, the commercial conversion and application of mid-end design works, the display of successful back-end design works as well as the exchanges of design ideas and industry, boosting the transformation and upgrade of the industry and further development.

In the future, CBD Fair (Guangzhou) will make steady progress towards “the world’s number one exhibition in the building decoration industry” each year.