The Canton Fair is held at the China Import and Export Complex Guangzhou China two times a year. It's going to be Spring session and Autumn session in 2019. There is 3 phase at each session that shows different products.  Phase 1 shows electrical and electronic products, building Materials, industrial products. Phase 2 shows such labor-intensive products as groceries, ornaments, gifts, and furniture. Phase 3 shows clothing, footwear, bags, and food, medicine that such as use on people. 

Canton Fair date and times



Entrance for Exhibitors

Entrance for buyers

Spring Session

Phase 1

Apr. 15-19, 9:00-18:00

Apr. 15-19, 9:30-18:00

Phase 2

Apr. 23-27, 9:00-18:00

Apr. 23-27, 9:30-18:00

Phase 3

May. 1-May.5, 9:00-18:00

May. 1-May. 5, 9:30-18:00

Autumn Session

Phase 1

Oct. 15-19, 9:00-18:00

Oct. 15-19,9:30-18:00

Phase 2

Oct. 23-27, 9:00-18:00

Oct. 23-27, 9:30-18:00

Phase 3

Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 9:00-18:00

Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 9:30-18:00


Meanwhile, Dates for the Canton Fair 2019

The 125th Canton Fair 2019 Dates

Phase 1: 15th-19th April 2019 9:30-18:00

Phase 2: 23rd-27th April 2019 9:30-18:00

Phase 3: 1st May.-5th May. 2019 9:30-18:00


The 126th Canton Fair 2019 Dates

Here are registration Offices set up in appointed hotels to get the buyer card(badge).  Book a hotel near them also easy to get the buyer badge.


5-star Hotels

1. Garden Hotel Guangzhou 2. Dong Fang Hotel 3. Baiyun Hotel 4. Jianguo Hotel Guangzhou 5. Chateau Star River Hotel 6. Grand International Hotel 7. Crowne Plaza Foshan 8. The Royal Mediterranean Hotel 9. The Westin Guangzhou 10. Shangri-La Hotel Guangzhou 11. Phoenix City Hotel Guangzhou 13. Regal Palace Hotel(Dongguan) 14. The Westin Pazhou 15. Soluxe Hotel Guangzhou 16. Crowne Plaza Guangzhou City Centre 17. Guangzhou Marriott Hotel Tianhe 18. Asia International Hotel 19. Four Points by Sheraton Dongpu-Guangzhou 20. Pullman Baiyun Airport Hotel 21. Sofitel Foshan Hotel

4-star Hotels

22. Hotel Landmark Canton 23. Star Hotel 24. Rosedale Hotel Guangzhou 25. Panyu Hotel 26. China Mayors Plaza 27. Guangdong Victory Hotel 28. Guangzhou Ocean Hotel 29. Ramada Plaza Guangzhou30. Ramada Pearl Hotel Guangzhou 31. Holiday Inn Guangzhou Shifu

Notice: Registration time of these hotels:

Phase I 
Apr. /Oct.14-15, 8:30-20:00
Apr. /Oct. 16-17, 8:30-18:00
Phase II
Apr. /Oct.22-23, 8:30-18:00
Apr. /Oct.24, 8:30-18:00
Phase III
In Spring: Apr. 30-May 1, 8:30-18:00; May 2, 8:30-14:00
In Autumn: Oct. 30-31, 8:30-18:00; Nov.1, 8:30-14:00 

We suggest these registration hotels that we believe better:

1. Garden Hotel Guangzhou is the favourite hotel of the foreigner.

2. Hotel Landmark Canton, all wholesales market around us.

3. Shangri-La Hotel Guangzhou is beside the Canton Fair. 

4. The Westin Pazhou is inside, run by Canton Fair. 

5. Soluxe Hotel Guangzhou is the newest 5-star hotel near Canton Fair. 

6. Four Points by Sheraton Dongpu is the cheapest price 5-star hotel near Canton Fair. 

7. The Westin Guangzhou is the best for Hong Kong - Guangzhou Train visitor. 

8. The Royal Mediterranean Hotel is a good price and high way easy to Canton Fair. 

 ...and all hotel around Canton Fair.


Other suggestion

Walking Distance to the Canton Fair:  Langham PlaceWestin Pazhou

Best Luxury not far from Canton Fair: InterContinental Exhibition CenterSoluxe Hotel

City/Shopping Center of Guangzhou: Marriott TianheSheraton GuangzhouFour Seasons Guangzhou

Tourist to Old City of Guangzhou: Guangdong Victory HotelHoliday Inn Guangzhou Shifu


1. When to Register

Canton Fair has held two sessions a year; one is in Spring, the other in Autumn. And every session is separated into 3 phases.

     Phase I 
           Apr./Oct.14, 10:30-18:00
            Apr./Oct. 15-18,  8:30-18:00
            Apr. /Oct.19,  8:30-16:00
     Phase II
           Apr./Oct. 23-26,  8:30-18:00 
           Apr. /Oct.27,  8:30-16:00
     Phase III
           In Spring: May 1-4, 8:30-18:00 ;  May 5, 8:30-14:00
           In Autumn: Oct. 31-Nov.3, 8:30-18:00 ;  Nov. 4, 8:30-14:00


2. Where to Register

Four Overseas Buyers' Registration Offices set up in China Import and Export Fair Complex

3. Registration Notice

Buyers Categories

Documents Requested

Registration Venues


Local Representatives of Overseas Buyers

a. An Invitation from the Fair;

b. Second Generation ID Card & copy ;

c. Copy of Business Registration Certificate of Foreign Company's Representative Office in China;

d. Employment Certificate of Representative Office in China & copy;
e. A Most Recent Passport Photo
f. Business Card

Registration Office in China Import and Export Fair Complex

l  Service Fee:

1.Representatives with the invitation: free of charge;

2. For representatives without invitation, 300 RMB/day plus another 50 RMB/card must be paid. In addition, you need to, either present all the requested documents in the left column except the invitation, or only present the Second Generation ID Card & copy, and are accompanied and signature-confirmed by an overseas buyer.

l During each phase, only TWO representatives or interpreters are allowed entrance for each overseas buyer.


Based on the regulation of the Ministry of Public Security, that the first generation ID Card is not valid anymore form Jan.1,2013, Canton Fair would not accept it as registration document.