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ISH China & CIHE rescheduled to August 2020

28 May 2020

ISH China & CIHE will now take place from 5 – 7 August, after the fair was postponed from its original May date due to the COVID-19 outbreak. As a leading HVAC exhibition in Asia, the fair will be held at the New China International Exhibition Center in Beijing. ISH China & CIHE is jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd and CIEC GL events (Beijing) International Exhibition Co Ltd.

Commenting on the new date, Mr Richard Li, General Manager of Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd explained: “We are pleased to have confirmed suitable dates for the rescheduling of the fair that meet the needs of our stakeholders. Conditions in China have been steadily improving over the last weeks, and businesses in the HVAC sector have been actively ramping up their operations. This gives us the confidence that the fair can go ahead as planned in August. Meanwhile, we are in contact with our local and international exhibitors and supporters to provide them with the necessary support to facilitate their participation. And Messe Frankfurt and CIEC GL events are already working to put in place all the necessary measures to ensure the health and wellbeing of all fair participants during the fair period.”

Mr Hongbo Li, Deputy General Manager of CIEC GL events (Beijing) International Exhibition Co Ltd, added: “The industry in China is ready to resume operations, and we’ve had a lot of positive feedback from companies about the revised dates and their participation. We look forward to welcoming many of our supporting partners, exhibitors and visitors to Beijing in August also. The last few months have been challenging for everyone in the industry, and we are confident that ISH China & CIHE in August can be an occasion to jump-start the industry as we look to make up for lost time.”

As a leading HVAC exhibition in Asia, ISH China & CIHE covers the product categories of HVAC products & technology, intelligent control, home comfort and plumbing. The 2019 edition hosted 1,353 exhibitors and 72,613 visitors.

A further ISH event in China, ISH Shanghai & CIHE, which focuses on heating solutions for China’s East and Central regions, will be held from 2 – 4 September 2020 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. For more information about ISH China & CIHE and ISH Shanghai & CIHE, please visit

ISH China & CIHE is headed by the biennial ISH event in Frankfurt, Germany, the world’s leading trade fair for HVAC + Water which will next take place from 22 – 26 March 2021. For more information, please visit Furthermore, the next edition of ISH India powered by IPA has been rescheduled to 18 – 20 September 2020, and will take place in Mumbai.

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* preliminary figures 2019