China News Service, Beijing, September 7 (Reporter Du Yan) The 2021 China International Trade in Services Fair (referred to as the "Service Trade Fair") came to a close in Beijing today.

Based on last year's “comprehensive + special topic”, “online + offline” and “indoor + outdoor”, this session of the Service Trade Fair continued to innovate the mode of organizing exhibitions, creating an exhibition area of ​​126,000 square meters and holding 5 exhibitions. The summit forum, 200 forum meetings, promotion negotiations and side events, achieved a number of fruitful results, and the overall number of results and transaction amount exceeded the previous session.

This is what the reporter learned from the 2021 Service Trade Fair press conference held today.

The total number of achievements and transaction amount exceeded the previous session

  In 2021, Yan Ligang, deputy director of the Executive Committee Office of the Service and Trade Commission and director of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Commerce, said that under the situation that the global epidemic situation is still severe and complicated, and the domestic epidemic situation is still repeated, 2021 will be co-hosted by the Ministry of Commerce and the Beijing Municipal People’s Government. The annual service trade fair was held in Beijing from September 2 to 7.

  Focusing on the theme of "digital opening up the future, service promoting development", this service trade fair continued to innovate on the basis of "comprehensive + special topic", "online + offline" and "indoor + outdoor" last year, and created 12.6 10,000 square meters of exhibition area, held 5 summit forums, 200 forum meetings, promotion negotiations and side events, 81 central enterprises, 16 central financial enterprises and 37 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities organized trading groups, attracting 153 More than 12,000 companies from three countries and regions participated in the online and offline exhibitions. The number of participating countries increased by 5 compared with the previous exhibition, and the number of companies increased by more than 4,500. A batch of fruitful results were achieved. The overall number of results and transaction amount exceeded the previous exhibition.

  According to Wang Zhihua, the second-level inspector of the Department of Trade in Services of the Ministry of Commerce, according to preliminary statistics, as of 16:00 on September 7th, there were 1,672 achievements of the current service trade fair, including 642 transaction projects, 223 investment projects, and agreements. 200 categories, 158 authoritative release categories, 46 alliance platform categories, 139 initial innovation categories, and 264 selection and recommendation categories.

It can be said that this session of the Service Trade Fair has produced distinctive features, achieved results, and produced quality, and delivered a gratifying report card.

Effectiveness improvement model, innovation and distinctive features

  Yan Ligang pointed out that Beijing has established Capital Exhibition (Group) Co., Ltd., as a market-oriented entity, and jointly formed with the Beijing International Service and Trade Affairs Center a daily preparation mechanism of "public institutions + enterprise groups" to fully mobilize the resources of exhibitors from all over the world to participate in the conference and negotiate business.

  At the same time, on the basis of continuing the use of the National Convention Center, for the first time, the Shougang Park, a new landmark of Beijing’s urban rejuvenation, was used as a special venue, combined with industrial features and Olympic elements, to create a cluster of special venues, bringing a unique sense of travel and tourism to the audience. Space experience.

  He emphasized that the internationalization level of this session of the Service Trade Fair has improved and the "friend circle" has further expanded.

At the same time, the quality of exhibitors has improved, and the scale effect has been further enhanced, attracting 510 Fortune Global 500 and industry-leading companies to participate offline, accounting for 21%, an increase of 12 percentage points from the previous exhibition.

The Achievement Release Hall released new technologies, new applications, new scenarios, and new results in carbon neutrality, financial technology, medical and health, etc., leading new developments.

A number of authoritative reports and index lists such as the "China Service Trade Development Report 2020" have been released in a concentrated manner, and the brand influence has been further enhanced.

The Normalization Office will create a never-ending service trade fair

  Yan Ligang said that the service trade fair's digital platform has been fully upgraded to provide online exhibitors and visitors with an immersive experience through online flat booths, 3D booths, cloud conferences, cloud negotiations, cloud signing and other functions.

In the future, online and offline activities will be held regularly to create a service trade fair that never ends.

  He emphasized that the preparatory meeting for the establishment of the Global Service Trade Alliance was held today. At present, more than 100 institutions and companies have submitted membership applications, covering five continents and 12 major areas of service trade. The establishment meeting will be held within this year.

Preliminary exploration of the experience of "one conference and two museums"

  Yan Ligang said that the Service Trade Fair has formed a set of experiences and practices for holding large-scale exhibition activities under the new situation.

Among them, the experience of "one conference and two museums" was initially explored, and a relatively mature experience in epidemic prevention and control and safety protection was formed.

Summits, comprehensive exhibitions and other activities were held at the National Convention Center, 15 exhibition halls and 21 conference venues were reconstructed in the Shougang Park, and 94,000 square meters of special exhibitions and forum meetings and side events supporting the special topics were held.

The two venues use a set of VI visual image and a set of security inspection system to strengthen the traffic connection between the two venues and realize the effective interaction between the two venues.

  "See you in September next year!" He pointed out that, as the world's first international exchange platform dedicated to service trade and one of the three major exhibition platforms opened to the outside world, the Service Trade Fair will continue to sum up the experience of organizing and innovate the ideas for organizing the conference. Taking serving customers and promoting cooperation as the foundation, and organizing with higher standards, the Service Trade Fair will become better and better.

Let us work together to build consensus on development, deepen exchanges and cooperation, and jointly promote the prosperity and development of the service industry and service trade.