CMEF 2024 in Shanghai and Shenzhen

Trade fairs provide an ideal opportunity to expand one’s knowledge in a specific field or even gain new contacts. CMEF, which is one of the world’s most significant trade fairs in the medical industry, is back in 2024 in two locations. What will happen at CMEF 2024?

What does CMEF stand for?

China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF), is the world’s leading medical and health technology platform. It provides a comprehensive showcase of technological advances and solutions across the medical industry chain.

CMEF is dedicated to industry trends, technological innovations and fostering future business opportunities and growth, contributing to the global development of the medical industry.

Key information about CMEF 2024

CMEF 2024 in Shanghai

Date: 11-14 April 2024

Venue: National Convention and Exhibition Centre, Shanghai

CMEF 2024 in Shenzhen

Date: 12-15 October 2024

Venue: Shenzhen International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Shenzhen


cmef fairground

Why should you attend the CMEF 2024?

CMEF is the world’s leading trade fair platform covering a range of medical devices. The fair provides an ideal opportunity to export medical equipment to the Chinese market. During an event of such a high-profile status, you can also showcase your product and make new business contacts. Importers can get inspired and find new suppliers.

The China International Medical Equipment Fair, was launched in 1979 and continues to maintain a high prestige after many years, regularly showcasing the latest innovations. In addition to medical equipment exhibitions, the fair also showcases the most important advances in services in medical industry’s such as:

  • medical imaging
  • in vitro diagnostics
  • molecular diagnostics
  • innovations in rehabilitation

CMEF has also created numerous influential sub-brands in the medical industry that have provided many new developments in medicine. These brands include events such as:

  • International Component Manufacturing and Design Demonstration (ICMD)
  • CMEF Congress
  • CMEF Imaging
  • CMEF Indonesia
  • CMEF Beijing International Rehabilitation and Personal Health Show.

What can we expect at the CMEF 2024?

More than 7,000 medical device manufacturers from more than 30 different countries and regions exhibit their products and services at CMEF each year. In addition, the event brings together some 2,000 professionals and nearly 200,000 visitors and buyers, including procurement agencies, hospitals and vendors from over 100 countries. More than 95% of attendees and exhibitors say they will return for next editions of CMEF.

cmef exhibit

How to register for the CMEF 2024?

Before participating in the fair, it is recommended to register online in advance via the official website of the CMEF International Medical Equipment Fair. It is worth remembering that the number of for both exhibitors and visitors is limited.

We recommend keeping up to date with announcements on the event website and registering as soon as the registration opens. Visitors have the option of registering for free online or directly on-site for a fee of CNY 100.

CMEF 2024 in Shanghai and Shenzhen – additional information

The organizers of the event offer assistance with organizational matters related to taking part in CMEF. The fair’s website provides contact information for designated representatives to help book hotels, flights, or assist with the visa application process.

What’s more, the site provides information on hotels, car service and where the event is being held. The organizers also provide lots of useful tips about the main tourist attractions and how to get around both cities.