Expo Comm China 2012 took place Sept. 18-22 at the International Exhibition Center in Beijing, with more than 500 exhibitors from 13 countries showcasing their cutting-edge solutions in information and communications technology. The N.C. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Division had a booth in the USA pavilion and four North Carolina companies exhibited at the show. These included Acroprint of Raleigh, Electronic Systems Protection of Zebulon, ERD Ltd. of Kernersville, and Memscap of Durham. State of North Carolina Trade Representative William Chu and ITD’s Director of Technology Business Development Kuldip Wasson participated in the event to facilitate North Carolina exports and help the companies form partnerships with Chinese buyers. The North Carolina participants also received an in-depth industry briefing on business opportunities in the Chinese market and attended a networking reception hosted by U.S. Embassy Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs William Zarit.
China is the world’s fastest growing economy and second largest export market for North Carolina goods and services. Expo Comm is a major international trade show in China and is supported by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. This trade event is unique in representing a wide range of industry sectors such as mobile Internet, cloud computing, LTE/4G business applications, broadband access, and optical fiber networks. More than 121,000 visitors attended the show, which is held every year in the fall.