Shenzhen, once a small fishing village, has seen its economy grow dramatically, which in turn has propelled the city to become one of the world’s most dynamic urban centers and China’s Silicon Valley that has given life to a swath of global high-tech enterprises like Tencent, Huawei, and DJI. In 2017, Shenzhen’s GDP reached 2.24 trillion Yuan, third only behind Beijing and Shanghai. Its GDP per capita ranked No. 1 among Chinese cities and and its export value was the largest in the country for the past 24 consecutive years.
As one of the most important exhibition cities in China, Shenzhen holds a leading position in terms of total annual exhibition space and continues to develop at a strong pace.