CTEF Shanghai

19. - 21. November 2024 | International Chemical Technology & Equipment Fair

The CTEF, an acronym for "Chemical Technology & Equipment Fair," also known as the "Shanghai International Chemical Equipment Fair," is an annual event. It was first launched in 2009 and has since grown into one of the largest fairs of its kind in all of China. The organization of the fair is managed by Guangzhou Zhenwei International Exhibition Co., Ltd., and it is held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC). With a broad thematic focus, the CTEF covers areas such as petrochemical facilities, chemical plant equipment, chemical environmental protection equipment, pumps, valves, and pipelines, automation and instrumentation, safety protection and emergency fire protection, as well as the Smart Chemical Industry Park.

The exhibitors, hailing from all sectors of the chemical and process engineering industries, present innovative technologies, products, and production processes. The fair attracts professionals from a multitude of sectors, including chemistry, process engineering, mechanical engineering, and many others. It offers an important platform for the exchange of expertise and fosters collaboration between companies. The Shanghai New International Expo Center, where the fair takes place, is a modern and well-equipped exhibition center. It is easily accessible by public transportation such as the subway and buses, as well as by car. The city of Shanghai itself, a significant economic center and popular tourist destination, offers a variety of attractions and activities that complement the fair visit. Overall, the CTEF represents an important event, providing an excellent opportunity for both professionals in the industry and interested laypeople to learn about the latest trends and innovations in the field of chemical technology and equipment.

This year the CTEF takes place on 3 days from Tue., 19.11.2024 to Thur., 21.11.2024 in Shanghai already for the 16th time.

In 179 days
19.11.2024 - 21.11.2024*
Tuesday - Thursday, 3 days
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Year of foundation:

Local time:
23:37 h (UTC +08:00)

Fair location:

Shanghai New International Expo Center - SNIEC,
2345 Long Yang Road Pudong Area, 201204 Shanghai, Shanghai, China


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Fair organizer
Zhenwei Exhibition Group
Qisheng Exhibition Industrial Park,No. 2433, Xingang East Road, Haizhu District
Guangzhou, China
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Past editions:
  • 23. - 25. August 2023
  • 14. - 16. October 2021
  • 26. - 28. August 2020
  • 28. - 30. August 2019
  • 23. - 25. August 2018
  • 23. - 25. August 2017
  • 23. - 25. August 2016
  • 26. - 28. August 2015
  • 26. - 28. August 2014

Fair location:

Shanghai New International Expo Center - SNIEC,
2345 Long Yang Road Pudong Area, 201204 Shanghai, Shanghai, China


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Product groups: chemical engineering, chemical equipment, chemical plant construction, environmental protection, laboratory techniques, petrochemistry, process technology, water treatment, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the CTEF taking place?
The CTEF fair takes place in Shanghai, at the Shanghai New International Expo Center - SNIEC.

When is the CTEF taking place?
Visit the CTEF from 19. - 21. November 2024.

How often does the CTEF take place?
The CTEF takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the CTEF?
The CTEF is an exhibition for Water Management, Automation Technology and Chemistry.