The 19th China (Zibo) International Ceramics Exposition kicked off recently at Zibo Convention and Exhibition Center, Zibo, east China's Shandong province.
With the theme of "Openness, integration, innovation and inspiration", the exposition lasted for 4 days from September 6 to 9. The main venue was in China Ceramics Science and Technology Town, and sub-venues were set up at China Caifu Ceramics Town, China (Zibo) Ceramics Headquarters Base and Zichuan 1954 Ceramics Culture and Creative Industrial Park. The expo aimed to build a domestic or even world influential platform for the exchange and communication of new technology, new products and new trends, promote the city's high-quality development, improve its city image, and boost the construction of a new industrial city, a renowned cultural and ecological city, and a modern group type city.
A total of over 1, 200 exhibitors, 800 purchasers, and more than 100 ceramic artists and masters participated in the event, as well as nearly 100 foreign guests and more than ten government delegations, with the number of overseas participants reaching a record high.