File Image: Sandton Convention Centre

JOHANNESBURG - Doors will be opening in 24 hours to traders, buyers, and importers to the 3rd edition of the co-located China Homelife Fair and China Machinex show.

China will have their 450 top manufacturers and suppliers showcase their products at highly competitive prices.

Those attending can look forward to engaging with high-quality suppliers and manufacturers on a direct business-to-business level and this will give them a large amount of exposure to a variety of products across the diverse sectors.

All buyers will be able to make use of the on site Match-Making Programme, this particularly for those who were unable to participate in the Online to Offline (O2O) campaign.

A statement on the event stated, "This programme will assist visitors by identifying and pairing buyers with suppliers who are strategically aligned to their business objectives. Once buyers have utilised this programme, they will be able to schedule pre-arranged meetings with their suppliers of choice who are on site, alternatively, measures are put in place for direct engagement post show. Mandarin translators will be on hand to assist throughout the show to ensure effective one on one negotiations between the buyers and suppliers."

Together with DHL, which the co-located shows logistics partner, people attending the China Homelife Fair and China Machinex, will be afforded the opportunity to attend the daily "All you need to know about importing" seminars that will be located in the Seminar Zone in Hall 1.

The seminars will be free of charge to those attending.

DHL will have an on site team in both of the show halls to assist with any import queries or requirements people might have.

This will be the most effective sourcing platform for buyers seeking to do business with leading Chinese companies and manufacturers and also for the Chinese manufacturers.

The event will be taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre from 31 August to 2 September 2017.

Doors will open at 10am daily and buyers are still able to pre-register via www.chinahomelife.co.za / www.chinamachinex.co.za

- BUSINESS REPORT ONLINE