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CIPS Assisting China Pet Industry on Post-virus Rebound

(Beijing) The impact of novel coronavirus to China Pet industry is affecting every business and professional. Since the outbreak, China International Pet Show (CIPS) has rolled out a series of measures to minimize the negative effects and assist China Pet Industry.

According to the first-hand information from CIPS, the whole industry is rolling back to normal production gradually. Most factories have already backed to normal production, with disinfection and personal protection measures applied to the workers.

Although affected by this epidemic, 75% of the Chinese exhibitors failed to make the trip to Global Pet Expo. (GPE) this February in Orlando, CIPS launched the live streaming show on GPE. It is the very first live streaming show for international pet exhibitions in China pet industry.  CIPS is the exclusive official agent in China and organizer of the largest national pavilion on GPE.

Over 10,000 Chinese pet industry professionals viewed the show with Ms. Yang Cheng, CIPS Chairwoman, through two sessions of online live streaming show she did on GPE. The whole industry applauded Ms. Cheng for her professional insights and talks on trends, products, and potential business opportunities. The live broadcast was extended from one hour to three hours until midnight in China. Viewers had questions asked and interacted with Ms. Cheng. She also interviewed three Chinese exhibitors, who commented on their fruitful time on GPE as well as the organizers and international partners of CIPS on GPE.

As the epidemic drove the world into chaos, China’s efforts to contain the novel coronavirus have made big difference. CIPS is taking various measures to assist the industry to control loses and rebound back to normal.

On February 24, CIPS held an online conference with China Pet Industry Committee of China Entry & Exit Inspection and Quarantine Association and National Pet Industry Technology Innovation Alliance. The China Pet Industry Online Collaboration Conference gathered almost 500 leading enterprises’ representatives from manufacturers, distributors, healthcare, education, training and partnered associations. Thirty two speakers shared their opinions and  experiences on risk control and recovery measures. After the conference, CIPS started to design and implant online training classes through its CIPS Online University, which provides free professional training class since 2019. CIPS is planning China Aqua Online Post-Virus Recovery Conference on March 18 with China Fisheries Association.

On February 5, CIPS and China North Veterinary Congress (CNVC) called out a donation for virus stricken Hubei province and launched an initiative to have vet consultation online. Within one month, nearly 800 hospitals received free online diagnosis program and started to offer this service to pet owners.

CIPS uses their database and marketing channels to help its exhibitors reaching out to more potential clients. With the slow-down in the first quarter of 2020, buyers are accumulating bigger orders to be placed on CIPS on November. Both exhibitors and buyers express their confidence on more fruitful show this year on CIPS.

About China International Pet Show (CIPS)

With 24 years of development, China International Pet Show (CIPS) has become the sole international B2B trade platform in Asia. CIPS 2020, to be held on Nov. 12th – 15th in Guangzhou China,  is expected to have 1500 exhibitors in 130,000 square meter show space, pooling over 80,000 buyers from over 120 countries. The event is counted as the most efficient platform for both domestic and international trade, and the yearly global gathering for pet professionals to look for products, trends, innovation, ideas and partners.

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