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from the China Hi-Tech Fair, the country's largest scientific and technology
trade show, visited northwest Ohio Thursday to consider hosting a similar event
in Toledo in 2014.
the representatives, Toledo is the only location in North America being
considered at this time. Delegates from the fair discussed plans at a press
conference Thursday morning at the SeaGate Convention Centre.
an honor to have the China Hi-Tech Fair explore the possibility of holding the
first U.S. edition in Toledo," said Paul Zito, vice president of
international development at the Regional Growth Partnership.
as the number one technology show in China, the fair attracts around 3,000
exhibitors from 50 countries at the annual show in Shenzhen, China. It
typically draws more than 500,000 visitors. The fair is looking to establish
shows outside China and has already held events in Israel, Hungary and Belgium.
from the fair started the day by meeting with Toledo Mayor Mike Bell, where
they signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the city to promote cooperation
and business exchanges, plus the sharing of resources and talents.
of the local 5 Lakes Global Group, said the fair's interest in Toledo stemmed
from the region's proactive efforts over the last couple years in reaching out
and establishing new relationships with China. Guo says Bell met with fair
organizers in Shenzhen last year and invited them to create a North American
version of the event in the Glass City.
Toledo delegation met with Hi-Tech Fair officials last year, and we got their
attention, enough so to get them to come to Toledo," said Guo. "If
Toledo is able to land this tech show in 2014, it could serve as a vehicle to
build many new business relationships between the two cities."
to investigating the potential of hosting a tech fair in Toledo, the organizing
committee also hopes to strengthen relationships with local entities and
explore new partnerships.
committee wants to find a geographical location where it has access to U.S.
markets," said Guo. "I think they understand that the
Toledo/northwest Ohio region is centrally located, offers outstanding
logistics, and brings forth an educated and trained workforce."
conference also included remarks from former Missouri Gov. Bob Holden, who now
serves as chairman of the Midwest-U.S. China Association. The afternoon session
included visits to the Toledo Museum of Art, Glass Pavilion and University of