Global civil society activity in China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia. With a population exceeding 1.4 billion, it is the world's second-most populous country after India. China spans the equivalent of five time zones and borders fourteen countries by land. With an area of nearly 9.6 million square kilometers (3,700,000 sq mi), it is the third-largest country by total land area. The country is divided into 33 province-level divisions: 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four municipalities, and two semi-autonomous special administrative regions. Beijing is the national capital, while Shanghai is its most populous city and largest financial center.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 25 over 20 years

China is ranked #16 over a 20 year period,
with 4443 meetings since 2001.

Top 25 in 2021

China is ranked #21 in 2021, with 74 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Hangzhou International Expo Center


Hangzhou International Expo Center is located in Qianjiang Century City, Xiaoshan District in Hangzhou, which is a capital city in China. The center is on the south bank of Qiantang River and to the east of the Third Qiantang River Bridge.

It is affiliated to Hangzhou Olympic and International Expo Center Xiaoshan Construction Investment Co. Ltd., and has been entrusted to North Star Events Group, the largest convention and exhibition output management group in China, for management and operation. On September 4th and 5th 2016, Hangzhou International Expo Center was used as the main venue for the G20 Hangzhou Summit, and it has been in service since October 2016.

The Center covers an area of 850,000 square meters. It is a complex with multiple business formats integrating tourism, meeting, exhibition, hotel, business and office, and has provided superior expectations for the creative operation of exhibition venues.

The center offers 61 conference rooms for large, medium and small-sized conferences. Among them, the Column-free Multi-function Hall, is the largest one in China, covering an area of 10,000 square meters. With the exhibition area of 90,000 square meters, it is able to accommodate 4,500 international standard exhibition booths and cater all kinds of special exhibitions. Hangzhou International Expo Center has unveiled a new area of the sixth generation of exhibition venues in China from hardware facilities to software services and from operation pattern to profit patter.

The Center is equipped with the very latest event and exhibition technologies, and has the staff who know how to use them. The professional in-house team can handle every requirement of exhibitions and conferences.

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Suzhou International Expo Centre


Suzhou International Expo Centre is a large exhibition complex, including exhibition and conference facilities, accommodation and catering, cultural and arts, business travel and other services.

It is situated at the core area of the city, which is China’s only Business Tourism Demonstration Base, close to the Jinji Lake (the largest urban lake in China). It is 30 minutes drive from Shanghai.

The centre has 100,000m² of exhibition space , 50,000m² of meeting space, and 60 meeting rooms of different styles and with integrated facilities. It also has a Novotel Hotel SIP with 307 rooms with plenty of choices for catering, living, touring, shopping and entertaining.

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National Convention and Exhibition Center (Tianjin)


National Convention and Exhibition Center (NCEC) (Tianjin) project is co-developed by the Ministry of Commerce and Tianjin Municipal People’s Government. The project has a total floor area of about 1.34 million m2, of which indoor exhibition space covers 400,000 m2 and 158,000 m2 outdoor. With a total investment of RMB 17.5 billion, NCEC (Tianjin) will become the largest convention and exhibition center in north China.

In accordance with the Cooperation Framework Agreement between the Ministry of Commerce and Tianjin Municipality, a joint venture co-invested by China Foreign Trade Center (Group) and Tianjin Infrastructure Investment Group (TIIG) was set up for the construction and operation of NCEC (Tianjin), namely NCEC (Tianjin), Co., Ltd. It has a registered capital of 4 billion RMB and is responsible for investment & construction, exhibition venue operation and exhibition services among others.

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International Finance Forum


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Chongqing Yuelai International Convention Center


Chongqing Yuelai Liangjiang International Hotel & Convention Management Co.,Ltd. was established on March 9, 2012, it mainly undertakes the operation and management of Chongqing Yuelai International Convention Center (Total of 51 meeting rooms that can be flexibly combined, with a total meeting area of 13,000 square meters), Chongqing Wyndham Hotel Chongqing Yuelai 5* (Total 390 Rooms.One 576 Ball Room,Gym,Spa,with luxury supporting services), Artyzen Habitat Hotel Chongqing Yuelai 4*(Total 378 rooms.500 of rooftop garden,Gym,Spa with suppo1ting services) and Yuelai Hotpot (The Restaurant with Traditional Chinese cuisine).

Organizations based in China

International Association of Wood Anatomists - Beijing
International Association for Ethical Literary Criticism - Ningbo
World Historic and Cultural Canal Cities Cooperation Organization - Yangzhou
Association for Engineering Education in Southeast Asia and the Pacific - Beijing
Association of Asian Athletics Coaches - Beijing
Association of Asian and Pacific Arts Festivals - Shanghai
Asian Mycological Association - Beijing
Asian Dragon Boat Federation - Beijing
Asia-Pacific Society for Applied Phycology - Yantai
World Association for Political Economy - Shanghai
International Society for the History of East Asian Science Technology and Medicine - Beijing
World Federation of Chinese Catering Industry - Beijing
Asia-Oceania Ceramic Federation - Beijing
Asia-Pacific Society for Ethnomusicology - Fujian
Asia Plasma and Fusion Association - Chengdu
Asian Pacific Society for Medical Mycology - Beijing
International Association for Structural Safety and Reliability - Shanghai
Asian Association of Societies for Plant Pathology - Beijing
Asian Allelopathy Society - Guangzhou
Asian Ferroelectric Association - Shanghai
Asian University Sports Federation - Beijing
Asian Organization for Mycoplasmology - ZhenJiang
RadTech Asia Organization - Beijing
Arthroplasty Society in Asia - Beijing
Asian Society of Cryosurgery - Guangzhou

View More profiles (224) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in China

2029 World Congress of ArchitectsUnion internationale des architectes - Beijing

2028 Annual ConferenceComputer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry - Beijing

2027 Annual General AssemblyCIRP - The International Academy for Production Engineering - Dalian

2027 World Irrigation ForumInternational Commission on Irrigation and Drainage - Beijing

2027 Asia-Pacific Microwave ConferenceInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Beijing

2027 Biennial CongressInternational Primatological Society - Xian

2027 International SymposiumInternational Society of Root Research - Xian

2026 Georg Rajka International Symposium on Atopic DermatitisInternational Society of Atopic Dermatitis - Beijing

2026 Triennial CongressInternational Society of Developmental and Comparative Immunology - Dalian

2026 General Meeting and CongressInternational Mineralogical Association - Dalian

2025 International Congress of ToxicologyInternational Union of Toxicology - Beijing

2025 International Conference on Events (ICE)International Conference on Events Consortium - Beijing

2025 International Conference on Defects in SemiconductorsInternational Conference on Defects in Semiconductors - Beijing

2025 World CongressInternational Federation for Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering - Suzhou

2025 MeetingInternational Society of Electrochemistry - Changchun

View More Future Events (57) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in China

2024 Symposium – International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing - Changsha
2024 World Tunnel Congress – International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association - Shenzhen
2024 International ISKO Conference – International Society for Knowledge Organization - Wuhan
2024 International Conference on Measurement and Control of Granular Materials – International Federation of Measurement and Control of Granular Materials - Shenyang
2024 ASIATRIB : Asia International Conference on Tribology – Asian Tribology Council - Tianjin
2024 Asia-Pacific Conference – Financial Management Association International - Nanjing
2023 International Conference on e-Health Networking, Application and Services – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Chongqing
2023 Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics – Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics - Shanghai
2023 Belt and Road Forum on Digital Earth – International Society for Digital Earth - Beijing
2023 Conference on Web and Internet Economics (WINE) – Conference on Web and Internet Economics - Shanghai
2023 Plenary Meeting – Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism - Sanya
2023 Narratives of Love – The Global Association of Art and Design Education and Research - Beijing
2023 ICONIP : International Conference on Neural Information Processing – Asia Pacific Neural Network Society - Changsha
2023 ITOP Forum – Inter-Island Tourism Policy Forum - Hainan
2023 Congress – United Cities and Local Governments Asia Pacific - Yiwu

View More Past Events (7503) in The International Congress Calendar

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