The Zhejiang Online Export Trade Fair (Saudi Edition – Hotel Supplies & Furniture) held a successful opening ceremony, on Global Trade Week VE, that received tremendous support from both the China and Saudi business community. The show is an initiative of the Department of Commerce of Zhejiang Province, alongside the Zhejiang International Trade & Exhibition Co., designed to aid the vibrant Saudi hotel industry conveniently find certified suppliers of hotel supplies, furniture and household products. The show is slated to run from 27th July – 31st July 2020.
The opening ceremony was graced by captains of industry from the two regions including, but not limited to, Dr. Khalid Al Rasheed from The Arab Tourism Experts Union, Dr. Ali Ahmed Al Gassim from the Tourism and Hospitality Department and Ms. Zhu from the Zhejiang International Trade & Exhibition Co., Ltd.
The Covid-19 pandemic has devastated the global hostel business. In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the hotel industry there is a marked decrease in occupancy, employee layoffs and closures. As the crisis progresses beyond what anyone could have predicted, 2020 is projected to be the worst year on record for hotel occupancy.
The Zhejiang Online Export Trade Fair (Saudi Edition – Hotel Supplies & Furniture) will convene leading industry representatives, policymakers, businesses and stakeholders from the two regions in a 5-day virtual business forum in order to minimize the negative effects of this global crisis and put Saudi Arabia’s hotel business on the path to recovery.
In order to achieve this, the Department of Commerce of Zhejiang Province, meticulously selected over 100 certified manufacturers from the Province and worked with MIE Group’s vast business network to identify more than 100 Saudi enterprises to participate in the virtual B2B matchmaking that will take place daily for the duration of the show.
The Zhejiang business fraternity hopes that this foum, especially during these difficult times, will help nurture a stronger and more positive business relationship between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Zhejiang Province.
GTW VE is China’s leading virtual B2B platform developed to ensure business continuity by connecting thousands of buyers, global manufacturers and suppliers through an exclusive virtual B2B environment equipped with advanced video conferencing capabilities. The platform has already hosted over 20 international business engagements in partnership with the Government of China and leading industry regulators and associations all over the world.
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