Press FAQs
About CHINAPLAS 2018



1. Q: When and where is CHINAPLAS 2018?

A: CHINAPLAS 2018 will take place on April 24 – 27, 2018 in National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC), Hongqiao, Shanghai, PR China.

2. Q: What are the opening hours of CHINAPLAS 2018?

A: CHINAPLAS 2018 will be open from 9:30am to 5:30pm during the show period.

3. Q: What are the projected numbers of exhibitors and visitors for CHINAPLAS 2018?

A: There will be 4,000 exhibitors from 40 countries and regions and more than 180,000 visitors from 150 countries and regions attending this trade fair.

4. Q: Any concurrent/ special events will be held?

A: CHINAPLAS offers a series of events to broaden visitors’ horizon with plastics and rubber industries and provides a platform to communicate with different suppliers, end users and association representatives. Please click the below links for detail of the events:


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5. Q: Why should I visit CHINAPLAS?

A: CHINAPLAS, a technology–oriented plastics and rubber trade fair, offers sustainable manufacturing solutions aiming at technological innovation and upgrading and addresses the latest needs of many application industries including automotive, E&E, IT & Telecom, packaging, building and medical, presenting leading and hot solutions from all over the world. Come to assess market trends and highlight innovative technologies

6. Q: Where can I find the accommodation during the show?

A: You could visit Travel Agency & Accommodation Page to view our recommended  hotels, official Sponsoring Hotels and travel agents [Click here]; or book hotel via our official travel agency's hotel reservation website [Click here] (Beijing J.N.H Business Service Co., Ltd.).

7. Q: What is the suggested method to the show venue?

A: Please click our Transportation page for details.

8. Q: What are the admission policies?

A: The exhibition is open for trade visitors only. General public and visitors aged under 18 will not be allowed for admission. For walk-in visitors, RMB 50 and RMB 80 will be charged for a one-day pass and a four-day pass respectively. Visitors can enjoy admission discount through online pre-registration from now till April 19, 2018, at an early-bird rate of RMB 50 for a four-day pass.

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9. Q: Where can I conduct press registration?

A: There will be no pre-show press registration. Please bring two business cards to collect the press badge and press kit at our "Press Registration Counters" for free admission. There will be 4 "Press Registration Counters" in the Eastern entrance, Southern entrance, Western entrance and Northern entrance of NECC.

Only reporters, editors, journalists and other press related roles are eligible to receive press badge. Marketing, advertising, sales and business development representatives will be admitted as a professional visitor in "Visitor Registration Counters".

10. Q: When and where is the Media Day?

A: Media Day is a two-day event on 22-23 Apr, 2018 in Pullman Shanghai South (No.1 Pubei Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, PR China). The event is exclusively for invited media only. Please contact us at or for information and registration.

11. Q: How can I apply for an invitation letter for visa application?

A: We assist our visitors in applying visa by issuing our company invitation letter, and visitors may apply by filling the application form. [Click here]. Deadline: March 10, 2018. If you are a media, please contact us at for issuance of invitation letter. There is no charge for media. Deadline: March 31, 2018.

12. Q: Where can I work at CHINAPLAS?

A: Press Centre, we offer a comfortable place for media to work. Also, media can have meetings with exhibitors or get refreshment in Press Centre before heading back to the 340,000 sqm. of show floor. Press center is exclusively for the use of media only.

13. Q: If I would not attend the show, where can I subscribe for show information?

A: Media can visit the Show Press Release page and subscribe our eNewsletter [Click Here] to stay connected with us.

14. Q: Who shall I contact if I have any questions about media?

A: Please contact us at for all media inquiries.

15. Q: Where can I find information on CHINAPLAS past editions?

A: Please click here for the information on past edition of CHINAPLAS past editions.