Paperworld China Shanghai

15. - 17. November 2024 | International stationery and office supplies exhibition

Paperworld China in Shanghai is an international fair that has established itself as an indispensable platform for showcasing stationery, office supplies, and related products. Since its inception in 2005, it has emerged as the leading industry meeting place in Asia, offering a stage for innovations, trends, and business development each autumn..

Organized by the esteemed Messe Frankfurt Shanghai Co. Ltd., Paperworld China serves as an interface that brings together the cultures of East and West. It forms a global melting pot where ideas, designs, and business strategies intersect and evolve.

The fair covers a wide array of topics and product categories, ranging from writing instruments, office materials, and school supplies to creative DIY items and high-quality paper products. It provides a comprehensive assortment of goods catering to the most diverse needs – whether for school, office, or personal use.

A distinctive feature of Paperworld China is its status as a forum for innovation and knowledge. It enables visitors not only to discover the latest products and services but also to expand their expertise, benchmark against competitors, and forge new business connections or deepen existing ones.

As a highlight, the fair offers special areas and programs tailored to specific industry trends and market requirements. These include forward-looking design exhibitions, interactive workshops, and expert talks, which provide valuable insights into current developments and future trends.

The fair takes place at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC) in Shanghai, one of the world's largest and most modern exhibition complexes. With its impressive architecture and state-of-the-art facilities, the NECC provides the ideal backdrop for an event of international caliber like Paperworld China.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 3 days of the fair, from 19. November to 21. November 2020, about 334 exhibitors and 12857 visitors on the Paperworld China in Shanghai.

The Paperworld China will take place on 3 days from Friday, 15. November to Sunday, 17. November 2024 in Shanghai.

In 153 days
15.11.2024 - 17.11.2024*
Friday - Sunday, 3 days
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Local time:
06:49 h (UTC +08:00)

Fair location:

NECC National Exhibition and Convention Center,
228 Pan Zhong Dong Lu Qingpu Qu, Shanghai, Shanghai, China


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Fair organizer
Messe Frankfurt Shanghai Co. Ltd.
Room 1503, 15/F, Taiping Finance Tower 488 Middle Yincheng Road
200120 Shanghai, China
Tel: +86 (0)21 61608555
Fax: +86 (0)21 58769332
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Past editions:
  • 17. - 19. November 2023
  • 19. - 21. November 2020
    • 334 exhibitors
    • 12857 visitors
  • 15. - 17. November 2019
  • 22. - 24. November 2018
    • 499 exhibitors from 16 countries
    • 26868 visitors
  • 21. - 23. September 2017
    • 551 exhibitors from 13 countries
    • 23368 visitors
  • 20. - 22. September 2016
    • 22932 visitors
  • 15. - 17. October 2015
  • 18. - 20. September 2014
    • 501 exhibitors from 18 countries
    • 22357 visitors
  • 25. - 27. September 2013

Fair location:

NECC National Exhibition and Convention Center,
228 Pan Zhong Dong Lu Qingpu Qu, Shanghai, Shanghai, China


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Product groups: albums, artist tools, banking equipment, board markers, briefcases, canvases, copier, craft materials, data storage devices, dictionaries, envelopes, filing systems, gift sets, gifts, handicrafts, household paper, ink, inks, labels, lighting, office accessories, office furniture, office solutions, Office supplies, packaging products, packing paper, paints, paper, paper products, pencils, pens, presentation aids, printer, printer accessories, promotional items, school bags, school supplies, small leather goods, telecommunication devices, toner, watercolors, writing instruments, …

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 Paperworld China taking place?
The Paperworld China fair takes place in Shanghai, at the NECC National Exhibition and Convention Center.

When is the Paperworld China taking place?
Visit the Paperworld China from 15. - 17. November 2024.

How often does the Paperworld China take place?
The Paperworld China takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the Paperworld China?
The Paperworld China is an exhibition for Paper Industry, Stationery and Stationery.