Canton Fair 2024: Phases and Dates of Spring Session

by Axton Global
Canton Fair 2024 Complex
The Canton Fair is the biggest trade show in China held twice a year. It is officially known as the China Import and Export Fair and functions as a significant platform for manufacturers and suppliers from various industries to showcase their products. If you import goods from China, attending the upcoming Canton Fair 2024 holds the potential to significantly enhance your business. To ensure you make the most of this opportunity, we've made a series of articles covering every aspect, from pre-fair preparations to a comprehensive checklist of post-fair tasks.

In this article, we will focus on the phases and dates of the Canton Fair in 2024.

Canton Fair 2024 Dates

The first thing to consider is: When is the best time for importers to go to the Canton Fair in China? The Canton Fair takes place twice a year, in spring and autumn. The upcoming Canton Fair 2024 Spring session is scheduled to run from April 15 to May 05.

The event is organized into three distinct Canton Fair phases, each spanning five days and dedicated to specific types of products. To connect with the most suitable suppliers for your business, it's important to plan ahead and identify which phase aligns best with your needs.

Here are the Canton Fair 2024 Dates for upcoming spring session:

Canton Fair 2024 Phase 1: April 15-19
Canton Fair 2024 Phase 2: April 23-27
Canton Fair 2024 Phase 3: May 01-05
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Canton Fair 2024 Phases

Each phase covers the specific industries and range of products. According to the Canton Fair official info, in 2024, they are:

Phase 1
  • Household Electrical Appliances
  • Consumer Electronics and Information Products
  • Electronic and Electrical Products
  • Lighting Equipment
  • New Energy Resources
  • New Materials and Chemical Products
  • Hardware
  • Tools
  • Machining Machinery and Equipment
  • Power and Electrical Equipment
  • General Machinery and Mechanical Parts
  • Industrial Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing
  • Construction Machinery
  • Agricultural Machinery
  • New Energy Vehicles and Smart Mobility
  • Motorcycles
  • Bicycles
  • Vehicles and Vehicle Spare Parts

Phase 2
  • Building and Decoration Materials
  • Sanitary and Bathroom Equipment
  • Furniture
  • Kitchen and Tableware
  • Daily-use Ceramics
  • Household Items
  • Clocks, Watches and Optical Instrument
  • Gifts and Premiums
  • Festival Products
  • Home Decorations
  • Art Ceramics
  • Glass Artware
  • Gardening Products
  • Woven, Rattan and Iron Products
  • Iron and Stone Decorations
  • Outdoor Spa Facilities

Phase 3
  • Personal Care Appliances
  • Bathroom Products
  • Medicines, Health Products and Medical Devices
  • Pet Products
  • Maternity and Baby Products
  • Toys
  • Children's Clothing
  • Men's and Women's Clothing
  • Sportswear and Casual Wear
  • Underwear
  • Fur, Leather, Down and Related Products
  • Clothing Accessories and Fittings
  • Home Textiles
  • Textile Raw Materials and Fabrics
  • Carpets and Tapestries
  • Shoes
  • Office Supplies
  • Bags and Suitcases
  • Sports and Tourism Leisure Products
  • Food
  • Rural Revitalization
Now that you know the Canton Fair dates and phases, it's time to get ready! In the next articles, we'll explore some important steps and tricks to make sure you get the most out of your experience at this huge China trade fair.

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