• C-star 2017 visitor pre-registration is now available!

    This year, C-star is joining force with Hotel Plus- Total Solution for Commercial Properties to offer an unique one-stop commercial space platform and holistic solutions in 17 halls of Shanghai New International Expo Centre.

  • SFE held concurrently with C-star to perfectly integrate Up- and Downstream retail industry

    Shanghai Franchise Exhibition (SFE) will be held concurrently with C-star 2017 to build an integrated platform for retail equipment and franchise industry.

  • Retail Technology Village to exhibit the latest retail technology solutions

    One of the impacts brought by the fast developing technology is that it brings the real world and the digital world more closely together.

  • Your Premier Retail Style Event in China: C-star Designer Village

    C-star Designer Village is an exclusive display area for all retail designers, providing a perfect window to showcase the innovative design concept and inspiration. Minimalist booth design and open concept excludes all kinds of limitation.

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C-star 2017 Facts & Figures

C-star 2017 at a glance

C-star's showground is organized into four sectors, tailored to China’s retail market: 

  • Shop-fitting, Lighting, Refrigeration, Store Design
  • Retail Technology
  • Visual Merchandising + Marketing
  • Stand Construction

The visitor target groups cover a range of key segments in China, including:

  • Food and non-food retail
  • Consumer and capital goods
  • Retail fashion/fashion industry
  • Wholesale
  • Shopfitting and store design
  • Restaurant franchise and event catering
  • Architecture
  • Skilled trades
  • Advertising and/graphic design
  • Visual marketing and merchandising
  • Stand construction and event management
  • IT and security technology
  • When

    26 - 28 April 2017

  • Opening Time

    9:30 - 17:00 April 27 - 27
    9:30 - 16:00 April 28

  • Where

    Hall N5, Shanghai New International Expo Centre

  • Interval

    Annual event with accompanying specialist conference

  • Concurrent Activities

    Concurrently held with Hotel Plus -Total Solution for Commercial Properties

  • Professional Audience

    100, 000 trade visitors

  • Exhibition Area

    200,000 sqm exhibition space covering Building Material, Cleaning,Vending Machine, Decoration & Design and Franchise - enormous added value for your retail solution

Get to know C-star 2016 from this video!

As the most international retail show in China , C-star 2016 was a huge success at its second edition. Retail professionals sourced the cutting-edge technologies were truly impressed by the fascinating great atmosphere.

C-star: China's most international retail show.

In May 2016, C-star - Shanghai's International Trade Fair for Solutions and Trends all about Retail, concluded its second edition with significant growth on show results. It attracted huge attention from industry peers and become the most international trade fair in the Chinese retail industry only in its second year.


This year, C-star exceeded everyone's expectations: 180 exhibitors from 18 countries and regions increased by 11% and 7,616 visitors from 77 countries and regions reaching a 33% increase from its debut.
Leading brands showcased their latest solutions, technologies, products and services. Trade visitors – retail experts and decision-makers – were impressed and excited by the show and its vast supporting events.


C-star 2017: Set for growth and success.

C-star 2017: Join force with Hotel Plus - Total Solutions for Commercial Properties to offer the largest one-stop commercial space platform in China

This year, C-star is joining force with HOTEL PLUS - Total Solutions for Commercial Properties to comprehensively showcase retail, franchise, vending machine, intelligent education, building materials decoration and design, furniture, lighting, cleaning, boat and leisure in 17 halls of Shanghai New International Expo Center, together offering an unique one-stop commercial space platform and holistic solutions.

As the most international and professional retail trade fair in China, C-star features four main themes, i.e. shopfitting, lighting, refrigeration, store design; Retail Technology; Visual Merchandising and Marketing as well as Event Construction. Act now and join us at C-star 2017 to find out more!


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