Shanghai New International Expo Centre ( SNIEC)

Hosted Buyer Programme

What is the Hosted Buyer Programme?

The China Daily-use Articles Trade Fair Hosted Buyer Programme is for key supermarkets, lifestyle centres, distributors/agents, e-commerce buyers who have been qualified via the CDATF Hosted Buyer application process to participate in an exclusive 3-day programme of activities.

How to apply

  • To register your interest for the Hosted Buyer Programme, please complete the Interest form at the end of this page.
  • Please read all the benefits and requirements carefully before applying.
  • Requirements for participating:
  • key supermarkets, lifestyle centres, distributors/agents, e-commerce buyers with purchasing decision-making authority
  • Must be willing to adhere to all Hosted Buyer programme commitments and attendance policies as per the terms & conditions
  • Be able to provide references for business conducted in the last 6 months to 1 year
  • Must have an intermediate level of English in order to converse with international exhibitors

Hosted Buyer Benefits

  • If you are successfully accepted onto the programme you will receive the following exclusive benefits and events organised CDATF:
  • Personalised support with pre-scheduling matchmaking meetings with selected exhibitors
  • Invitation to the highly exclusive networking party
  • Opportunity to participate in new and exclusive Hosted Buyer events 
  • Free access to overseas visitor lounge with refreshment


Hosted Buyer Commitments

  • Attend a minimum of 3 pre-scheduled matchmaking appointments with pre-selected exhibitors
  • Prepare to arrive the day before the start of the event and leave only after the close of the show
  • Complete Hosted Buyer & Company profiles in full
  • Attend any mandatory Hosted Buyer events as scheduled
  • Rate all appointments
  • Complete the hosted buyer and official post show survey