A staff member shows a portable crane at the seventh China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair (CSITF) in east China's Shanghai, April 18, 2019. (Xinhua/Fang Zhe)
SHANGHAI, April 7 (Xinhua) -- The 8th China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair (CSITF), a national-level professional fair focused on international technology trade, will be held in Shanghai from April 15 to 17.
With an exhibition space covering 35,000 square meters, the fair has five exhibition areas including technological innovation, city renovation, professional technologies, innovative ecology and trade services. Over 1,000 companies will attend the fair, hitting a record high.
The fair will be presented in both online and offline forms. A brand new online exhibition section will be established, featuring in cloud exhibitions, cloud releases, cloud conferences and cloud shopping activities. Internationally renowned scholars and entrepreneurs will be invited to attend the opening forum to discuss the development trend of global digital economy.
The CSITF has become an important showcase for the latest technologies worldwide since 2013 when the first exhibition was held. (Edited by Zhang Yuan with Xinhua Silk Road, firstname.lastname@example.org)