How to register at Canton Fair 2017?

The Canton Fair online registration is open. If you plan not to waste hours in queue for your entry badge at the upcoming edition of the Canton Fair, get familiar with our Canton Fair Registration Guide. You will not only save time and money but the whole visit to the fair will be a better experience.

Canton Fair – how to register at the Canton Fair 2017

The ticket or badge which authorizes you to visit the fair is called the „Entry Badge” you can obtain the entry badge directly at the Registration Office of the Canon Fair, but as we mentioned before, it is possible to apply for the Entry Badge online.

Canton Fair Opening Hours:

Phase I
Apr./Oct.14, 10:30-18:00
Apr./Oct. 15-18, 8:30-18:00
Apr. /Oct.19, 8:30-16:00

Phase II
Apr./Oct. 23-26, 8:30-18:00
Apr./Oct.27, 8:30-16:00

Phase III
In Spring: May 1-4, 8:30-18:00, May 5, 8:30-14:00
In Autumn: Oct. 31-Nov.3, 8:30-18:00, Nov. 4, 8:30-14:00

It’s important to remember that the registration peak hours (long queue) are from 9:30-12:00 on April 15, April 23, and May 1 (this applies to the spring session of Canton Fair) and on October 15, October 23, and November 1 (this applies to the autumn session of Canton Fair).
So again, to avoid the long queue, we will describe how to skip it and save time.

Where can I register online for Canton Fair?

You can do it through the „IC CARD ONLINE PRE-APPLICATION” you fill find the registration link here – >

The first IC CARD = Entry Badge is for free! So you don’t have to pay for the entrance to Canton Fair at all.

What do I need to register at Canton Fair (which documents)?

Please remember to have all documents listed below:

  1. Original identification document (passport)
  2. An actual colour photo
  3. Business Card

Where can I pick up my Canton Fair entry badge?

Afer your online registration, you can pick up your entry badge directly at the Canton Fair, but also at 32 hotels across Guangzhou (Canton). Those hotels are recommended by the Fair and work with the organizer. Staying in one of these hotels is beneficial since there are close to the fair but also because they offer free Shuttle Buses to the whole Pazhou Complex.

We present the whole list of Hotels at the Canton Fair, where you will pick up your entry badge:

5 Star Hotels *****

Garden HotelThe Royal Mediterranean Hotel
Dong Fang HotelThe Westin Guangzhou
Chimelong HotelShangri-La Hotel Guangzhou
Baiyun HotelPhoenix Hotel Guangzhou
China Hotel By Marriott GuangzhouRegal Palace Hotel
Jianguo Hotel GuangzhouThe Westin Pazhou
Chateau Star River HotelSoluxe Hotel Guangzhou
Grand International HotelCrowne Plaza Guangzhou City Centre
Foshan HotelGuangzhou Marriott Hotel Tianhe
Asia International HotelInterContinental Foshan
Four Points by Sheraton Dongpu-Guangzhou 

4 Star Hotels ****

Hotel Landmark CantonGuangzhou Ocean Hotel
Star HotelRamada Plaza Guangzhou
Rosedale Hotel GuangzhouRamada Pearl Hotel Guangzhou
Panyu HotelPullman Baiyun Airport Hotel
China Mayors PlazaHoliday Inn Guangzhou Shifu
Guangdong Victory Hotel 

So this is the online registration for the fair. We recommend doing it now and not waiting until the last moment. After the Canton Fair, we also advise you to check companies from the Canton Fair. Unfortunately, there are more and more scammers at the Canton Fair, and it’s very risky to send money to a company we have not checked (we verify the bank accounts too).

More information about the Canton Fair and other fairs in China is available on our Trade Fair Website,

PS: We present a brief flow chart of online registration. (click to enlarge)

canton fair online registration