Partners and Associations

Partners and Associations

RetailEX ASEAN 2017

After 2 successful editions, RetailEX ASEAN, an annual international trade exhibition and conference that showcases the largest retail in-store equipment and solutions in Southeast Asia, is gearing up for the latest edition by introducing 2 new innovation zones of “ShopFIT and ShopTECH”. RetailEX ASEAN 2017 presents one- stop solutions for shopfitting and omni-channel retailing, including technology and solution suppliers for retail management. RetailEX ASEAN 2017 will feature more than 300 leading brands, and is expecting more than 5,000 professional trade visitors from the retail & hospitality industry. Co-located with Internet Retailing Expo ASEAN (the three-day trade conference and exhibition focuses on 6 key topics which include: Insight & Experience, Retail Delivery / Logistics, Digital Sales & Marketing, Mobile Payment & Security, Multichannel Merchandising & Selling, The Omni Channel Store of The Future), RetailEX & IRX bring the region’s largest multi-channel and retail / e-commerce event to Thailand this September 2017.

EHI Retail Institute

EHI is a scientific institute of the retail industry. Its 750 members include international retail companies and their industry associations, manufacturers of consumer and capital goods, and various service providers. Together with Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, the EHI Retail Institute has successfully co-organized EuroShop, the world's leading retail trade fair, for more than 40 years in Düsseldorf, Germany. EHI is now taking this cooperation to the next level by assisting Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co Ltd in staging C-star, EuroShop's associated event, in Shanghai.

China Commerce Association for General Merchandise (CCAGM)

Under the guidance of the State-owned Supervision Administration Commission and the Ministry of Commerce, CHINA COMMERCE ASSOCIATION FOR GENERAL MERCHANDISE (CCAGM) is a egal social organization approved by the Ministry of Civil Affairs. It has nearly 700 members, including domestic medium-to-large scale department stores, daily industrial retail wholesale, and & manufacture enterprises, along with other types of enterprises which provide related service to the industry. The members span across China’s 31 provinces, and municipalities. CCAGM has 60 corporate members, including City Department Store Industry Association, Trade Association and trans-regional department store company union organization, linking more than 8000 indirect members..

Mall China

China Shopping Center Development Association (Mall China) was founded in 2002 and has since become the most representative and influential information center and promoter of cooperation for Chinese shopping centers. Mall China also sets industry standards. The association has over 800 corporate and 3.000 individual members, including real estate developers, shopping center operators, retail fund investors, retail chain brands, consultancy / research services, and building services companies.


Established in 2003, Hong Kong Retail Technology Industry Association (RTIA) 香港零售科技商会is a non-profit trade association. RTIA targets to be a united force in the industry to accelerate the development and usage of retail and payment technologies locally and to promote our experience outside Hong Kong. RTIA's mission is to promote the adoption of retail technology for operation efficiency & business excellence and to advance the professional standards of software and hardware development in related technologies’ applications.


Inaugurated in 1984, The Hong Kong Security Association interacts closely with the Hong Kong Government and all related authorities on issues concerning the industry, representing and serving the security industry in Hong Kong. Membership composes of the majority of licensed companies of commercial guarding, physical and electronic security, alarm monitoring and armoured cash services. Also amongst our membership are some major property management companies. Members’ benefits include free listing on HKSA webpage; access to industry talks and seminars, guidelines and best practices; and preferential rates to join exhibitions, expos, conferences, conventions and professional training. The Association’s extensive connections with international and local exhibitors and event organizers widen members’ networking and business horizon

China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC)

China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC), approved by the State Council in 1988, is a nationwide business organization representing the most dynamic and global Chinese companies of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as national and local non-governmental organizations. CCOIC also served as the National Committee of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) since China’s entry into ICC in 1994. And it undertakes the name of ICC China when involved in ICC related activities. CCOIC is under direct management of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT). CCOIC adopts membership system, with its mission to promote international economic and trade communication and cooperation, reflect the interest appeals of its members to international organizations and governments, participate in the making and promoting of international economic and trade rules, and advocate social responsibilities and public welfare among business circles. CCOIC has five departments: comprehensive department, membership department, exhibition & event department, cooperation and development department and ICC departments, offering professional services for its members in international communication, industrial cooperation, legal consulting, marketing information, event & exhibition planning and business training.

Shanghai Chain Enterprise Association

The Shanghai Chained Enterprise Association is registered with the Shanghai Civil Affairs Bureau and posesses a legal entity. Its business unit is in charge of the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce. The association develops guidelines, offers coordination work and service, and serves as a bridge between government and enterprises and between enterprises themselves.

CHIC 2016

CHIC is the worldwide largest fashion trade show in Asia and the second biggest fashion fair in the world. Based on its purpose of "leading the progress of the Chinese clothing industry; promoting the development of Chinese clothing brands", CHIC has achieved leap-frog development time after time by virtue of its extensive resources and proactive insights to the market. CHIC counts more than 100,000 trade visitors every year.

K Shop 2016

Estimated at the size of $230B, retail is undoubtedly the most thriving and fast-changing industry in Korea. Capturing such dynamics, K Shop provides a tailored business platform for the latest products, solutions, and services in the ever-changing retail environment. Seeing its 4th edition in 2016, K Shop has already garnered favorable reviews as a ‘must-visit retail show’ from numerous buyers. If you are a retail product or service provider, do not miss the opportunity to successfully expand your business in South Korea as well as in East Asia. Market your products and services to 10,000 retail professionals eager to adopt new design and technologies for their shops. If you are a retail buyer looking for something new, K Shop is the place you should visit to find everything you need for your offline, online and mobile shops. Meet and learn distinctive strategies to attract and manage customers and boost sales!

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