SNIEC is owned by German Exposition Corp (joint subsidiary of Messe Duesseldorf GmbH, Deutsche Messe AG, Messe Muenchen GmbH, and Shanghai Lujiazui Exhibition Development Co.,Ltd). This joint venture has grown to become the most successful exhibition centre in China. SNIEC offers 17 column-free, ground-level exhibition halls, covering 200,000 sqm of indoor space in addition to 100,000 sqm of outdoor area. Since officially opened on November 2, 2001, SNIEC has rapidly developed, welcoming more than 3 million guests and around 80 world-class exhibitions each year.
As a multi-functional venue, SNIEC also caters to a range of social and corporate events.