October Opening for Venue in Wuhan
According to various media reports, the Wuhan International Expo Center is set to open its doors on Oct. 15 in Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province, China. The new venue will feature 190,000 square meters of indoor exhibition space. The reported size will rank the Wuhan International Expo Center third largest in China, behind the Pazhou Complex of the Chinese Export & Import Commodities Fair Ground in Guangzhou and the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). It also would make the Wuhan International Expo Center the largest in central China.
The exhibition centre will be managed by Wuhan New City International Expo Centre Management Co., Ltd. The venue’s first event, the 2011 National Auto Parts Trade Fair, will coincide with its opening date and will run Oct. 15-17. Additional agreements have reportedly been signed with seven other organisations for events during the period of 2011 to 2013.
Lee Chung, general manager of Wuhan New City International Expo Centre Management Company, was quoted in the media saying further development plans are scheduled during the next three years, with additions to include the service of two subway lines, a conference centre, two internationally-branded hotels, a theme park and residential developments.