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2015/12/24

Notice of General Office of Xiamen Municipal People’sGovernment on Printing and Distributing Several Opinions on Promoting theAccelerated Development of Convention and Exhibition Industry 

 

To the people’s governments of all districts, committees,offices and bureaus under the control of Xiamen Municipal People’s Government,and administrative committees of all development zones:

Several Opinions of General Office ofXiamen Municipal People’s Government on Promoting the Accelerated Developmentof Convention and Exhibition Industry has been approved at the executivemeeting of Xiamen Municipal People’s Government after deliberation, and is nowprinted and distributed to you. Please seriously organize and implement it.

 

 

General Office of Xiamen MunicipalPeople’s Government

June 19, 2014

 

(This document is voluntarily disclosed.)

 

Several Opinionsof General Office of Xiamen Municipal People’s Government on Promoting the AcceleratedDevelopment of Convention and Exhibition Industry

 

To bring thetreasury funds into play in macroeconomic orientation and stimulation, promotethe upgrade and growth of the convention and exhibition industry in Xiamen,build the industry into an important instrument and platform that combines bothtraditional industries and advantageous industries of Fujian Province, developXiamen into an exhibition and trade center of traditional products, a productresearch, development and design center, a product pricing center in Haixi andeven in China, and a center of industry and product quality standards, it’shereby set forth the following opinions:

I.                    Support the growthof exhibitions held by Xiamen

In line with theprinciple of “replacing subsidies with rewards, or combining subsidies andsupports”, regular rewards will be given to qualified professional commercialand trade exhibitions held by Xiamen, and increment rewards, special rewardsand Taiwan-related rewards will also be given in addition to the regularawards, if it is suitable.

(i)                 Regular Rewards

For professionalcommercial and trade exhibitions held by Xiamen, if they meet the followingrequirements, every exhibition will be rewarded according to the followingstandards and based on the actual quantity of standard exhibition booths,provided that every exhibition can be rewarded for no more than six times:

1.       RewardingRequirements

(1)  The exhibitionproject is held and sponsored by relevant organizations of Xiamen, hasmarket-based operation, has development potential, and is held in Xiamen on along-term and continuous basis;

(2)  Theme and contentof the exhibition conform to our industrial policies and development planning,and can advance the development of our relevant industries; any new exhibitionshall be reviewed before it is held, and only an exhibition whose theme is notsimilar to that of any existing exhibition may apply for rewards;

(3)  If an exhibitionhas more than one theme, rewards will be given only for qualified theme(s), andcalculated subject to the quantity of exhibition booths collectively appearedunder corresponding theme or themes;

(4)  Two or moreexhibitions with substantially identical host(s) and sponsor(s), theme(s) andcontent will be considered as one, and rewards cannot be repeatedly appliedfor;

(5)  Exhibitions ofidentical theme(s) should be consolidated in principle, and for thoseunconsolidated, rewards will be given to only the largest one of them accordingto the principle of “growing larger and stronger, supporting the best and thestrongest”; 

(1)  Every exhibitionapplying for rewards must have at least 200, 300, 400, 500, 600 and 700standard booths respectively for the six consecutive times it is held. For thispurpose, a standard booth is 9 square meters large, and for water exhibition,exhibition items will be calculated for their areas and converted into thequantity of standard booths. (the same below). Exhibitions failing to have therequired quantity of standard booths will not be rewarded;

(2)  Any exhibitionapplying for reward should be held for 3 days or more.

1.     RewardingStandards

For exhibitionsheld for the first, second and third time, each standard booth will be rewardedwith RMB 500 yuan; and for exhibitions held for the fourth, fifth and sixthtime, each standard booth will be rewarded with respectively RMB400, RMB 300,and RMB 200 yuan, provided that the total amount of rewards for each singleexhibition should be no more than RMB ONE million yuan.

If an exhibitionis not held, fails to apply for rewards, or has less quantity of standardbooths than required in any year due to any reason, it still counts.

(i)                 Increment Reward

After the periodin which regular rewards are available expires, increment rewards will be givento exhibitions that achieve certain growth in size. Specifically, an exhibitionwill be rewarded with RMB 50,000 yuan for every increase of 5,000 m2 insize and no less than 250 standard booths. Exhibitions are encouraged tocontinue growing.

(ii)               Special Reward

For keyexhibitions of 10 fields, including mechanical and electronical, hardware andbuilding materials, furniture and household supplies, cultural leisure,information consumption, urban agriculture, medical care and pharmaceutics,textile and garments, navigation and aviation equipment, and new energy and newmaterials, which meet the requirements for regular rewards and are importantand helpful to the integration of traditional and advantageous industries ofFujian Province and the construction of exhibition and trade center, theregular rewards will be increased by 30% as special rewards. .

 (i)                 Taiwan-relatedReward

If an exhibitionmeeting the requirements for regular rewards is participated by Taiwanenterprises, the exhibition will be rewarded with RMB1,500 yuan for eachstandard booth of Taiwan enterprises, provided that the total amount of rewardsgiven to each exhibition will not exceed RMB 400,000 yuan. In the previoussentence, Taiwan enterprises do not include mainland enterprises with Taiwanfunds. When such an exhibition applies for regular wards or special rewards,the quantity of booths related to Taiwan-related rewards will be excluded.

I.                    Support theintroduction of exhibitions

For variousprofessional exhibitions introduced to Xiamen which are held for 3 days or moreand cover more than 10,000 square meters, rewards will be given as below:

(i)   For those coveringan area of over 10,000 square meters and having no less than 500 standardbooths, they will be rewarded with RMB 100,000 yuan; in addition, they willalso be rewarded with RMB 50,000 yuan for every increase of 5,000 m2 insize and no less than 250 standard booths.

(ii) The total amountof rewards for each exhibition project should not exceed RMB 2 million yuan.

II.                 Support conveningconventions

For various typesof business and academic conventions held in Xiamen for 1 day and two nights ormore, rewards will be given subject to categories of conventions.

(i)                 Conventions Heldby Chambers of Commerce, Associations and Enterprises

For variousbusiness conventions held in Xiamen by chamber of commerce (associations) andenterprises with 2,000-5,000 (excluding 5,000) participants, rewards will begiven as below:

1.     Forthoseusing500-1,000 room nights (excluding 1,000) in four-star hotels, theywill be rewarded with RMB 20,000 yuan;

2.     For those using1,000-1,500 room nights (excluding 1,500) in four-star hotels, they will berewarded with RMB 50,000 yuan;

3.     For those using1,500-2,000 room nights (excluding 2,000) in four-star hotels, they will berewarded with RMB 100,000 yuan;

4.     For those using2,000-3,000 room nights (excluding 3,000) in four-star hotels, they will berewarded with RMB 150,000 yuan;

5.     For those using3,000-4,000 room nights (excluding 4,000) in four-star hotels, they will berewarded with RMB 200,000 yuan;

6.     For those using4,000-5,000 room nights (excluding 5,000) in four-star hotels, they will berewarded with RMB 250,000 yuan;

7.     For those using5,000 room nights or more in four-star hotels, they will be rewarded with RMB300,000 yuan.

Room nights infive-star or three-star hotels will be translated into those in four-starhotels using coefficients 1.2 and 0.8 respectively.

(ii)               AcademicConventions

For various academic conventions held in Xiamen byvarious academic institutions with 200-5,000 participants (excluding 5,000),rewards will be given as below:

        1.     Forthoseusing500-1,000 room nights (excluding 1,000) in three-star hotels, theywill be rewarded with RMB 20,000 yuan;

2.     For those using1,000-1,500 room nights (excluding 1,500) in three-star hotels, they will berewarded with RMB 40,000 yuan;

3.     For those using1,500-2,000 room nights (excluding 2,000) in three-star hotels, they will berewarded with RMB 80,000 yuan;

4.     For those using2,000-3,000 room nights (excluding 3,000) in three-star hotels, they will berewarded with RMB 120,000 yuan;

5.     For those using3,000-4,000 room nights (excluding 4,000) in three-star hotels, they will berewarded with RMB 160,000 yuan;

6.     For those using4,000-5,000 room nights (excluding 5,000) in three-star hotels, they will berewarded with RMB 200,000 yuan;

7.     For those using5,000 room nights or more in three-star hotels, they will be rewarded with RMB240,000 yuan.

Room nights infive-star or four-star hotels will be translated into those in three-starhotels using coefficients 1.4 and 1.2 respectively.

(i)                 InternationalConventions

For internationalconventions with participants from more than five foreign countries or regions(including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan), rewards will be given as below:

1.     For those with100-200 overseas participants (excluding 200), they will be rewarded with RMB100,000 yuan;

2.     For those with200-300 overseas participants (excluding 300), they will be rewarded with RMB150,000 yuan;

3.     For those with300-500 overseas participants (excluding 500), they will be rewarded with RMB200,000 yuan;

4.     For those with500-1,000 overseas participants (excluding 1,000), they will be rewarded withRMB 300,000 yuan;

5.     For those with1,000 or more overseas participants, they will be rewarded with RMB 500,000yuan.

(ii)               Super Conventions

For superconventions with 5,000 or more participants, rewards will be given as below:

1.     For those with5,000-8,000 participants from outside of Xiamen, they will be rewarded with RMB300,000 yuan;

2.     For those with8,000 or more participants from outside of Xiamen, they will be rewarded withRMB 500,000 yuan.

I.                    Support theintroduction of well-known convention & exhibition institutions

For advisory firms of the convention industry of Xiamenor large domestic or foreign convention enterprises with a registered capitalof RMB 5 million or more, that have set up independent corporate enterprises inXiamen engaging in convention business and having a registered capital of RMB1.5 million yuan (specifically, various exhibition, convention, convention affair,public relation, communication, and consultation enterprises engaging in theplanning and organization of conventions, exhibitions and events, exhibitiondesign and setup, event organization and services) and achieve over RMB 2million yuan of revenue in convention & exhibition business every year,they may be eligible for house purchase or lease subsidies from the followingyear. If an enterprise meeting requirements has bought an office for its ownuse, it will be given a subsidy equivalent to 5% of the office price (no morethan RMB 800 yuan per square meter), provided that the total amount of subsidyshould not exceed RMB 2 million yuan and should be paid evenly in 3 years. Ifan enterprise meeting requirements leases an office for its own use, it will begiven a subsidy equivalent to 20% of the certified rental for each of 3consecutive years, provided the accumulated payment of subsidies should notexceed RMB 800,000 yuan. If the actual rental is lower than the certifiedrental, house lease subsidies will be calculated based on the actual rental.

I.                    Support importantevents of the convention and exhibition industry in Xiamen

(i)   Conduct convention& exhibition industry promotion, investment attraction, and otheractivities at the convention & exhibition forum, symposium, professionalbuyer investigations held in Xiamen, and in key regions home and abroad, asapproved by the municipal government;

(ii) Involve in theparticipation, public arrangements, and promotion of national and internationalprofessional exhibitions and conventions, as approved by the municipalgovernment.

II.   Support thepromotion and applications of the convention & exhibition industry inXiamen

(i)   Promotion of theconvention & exhibition industry: conduct promotion, design and productionof promotion items, and other promotion activities to improve the overall imageand influence of the convention & exhibition industry in Xiamen.

1.       Promotionactivities

Various pressconventions, illustration meetings, promotional campaigns, media publicity andadvertisement promotion planned and carried out for the purpose of promotingthe convention and exhibition industry of Xiamen.

2.       Website building

Support to buildthe Chinese and English versions of Xiamen’s convention & exhibitionwebsite.

3.       Promotional itemdesign and production

Design and producepromotional materials (including video) for the convention & exhibitionindustry of Xiamen, and compile and print relevant publications.

(ii) Event application:various direct expenses arising from applications made by us for any nationalor international professional convention and exhibition which are of largesize, have good social benefits, and can be held in Xiamen for long,preliminary expenses necessary for investment attraction of any convention orexhibition and introduction of foreign brand exhibitions.

I.     Support to conductfundamental and securing work of the convention & exhibition industry

(i)                 Investigation andsurvey: topic research and special survey about the convention & exhibitionindustry;

(ii)               Training: trainingsrelated to the convention & exhibition industry;

(iii)             Statistics:special statistics of the convention & exhibition industry;

(iv)              Evaluation:evaluation of key convention & exhibition projects;

(v)               Internationalcertification: for organizations or projects certified by internationalorganizations such as Union of International Fairs (UFI) and InternationalCongress and Convention Association (ICCA), they will be given a subsidyequivalent to 50% of their member fees of for three consecutive years.

II.   The abovesupporting funds will be allocated from the special fund for the development ofXiamen convention and exhibition industry. Specific implementation rules willbe stipulated by Xiamen Bureau of Commerce, Bureau of Finance, and Conventionand Exhibition Office.

III.              These opinionswill be effective since the date of release and expire on December 31, 2016.The Notice of General Office of Xiamen People’s Government Forwarding Several Opinionof Xiamen Bureau of Finance and Bureau of Commerce and Convention andExhibition Office on Supporting the Development of Convention and ExhibitionIndustry (Xia Fu Ban [2011] No.105) will be abolished at the same time.

 

 

 

 

General Office ofXiamen People’s Government      

Printed and Distributed on June 20, 2014

        

 

To the people’s governments of all districts, committees,

offices and bureaus under the control of Xiamen Municipal People’s Government,

and administrative committees of all development zones:

Several Opinions of General Office of

Xiamen Municipal People’s Government on Promoting the Accelerated Development

of Convention and Exhibition Industry has been approved at the executive

meeting of Xiamen Municipal People’s Government after deliberation, and is now

printed and distributed to you. Please seriously organize and implement it.

 

 

General Office of Xiamen Municipal

People’s Government

June 19, 2014

 

(This document is voluntarily disclosed.)

 

Several Opinions

of General Office of Xiamen Municipal People’s Government on Promoting the

Accelerated Development of Convention and Exhibition Industry

 

To bring the

treasury funds into play in macroeconomic orientation and stimulation, promote

the upgrade and growth of the convention and exhibition industry in Xiamen,

build the industry into an important instrument and platform that combines both

traditional industries and advantageous industries of Fujian Province, develop

Xiamen into an exhibition and trade center of traditional products, a product

research, development and design center, a product pricing center in Haixi and

even in China, and a center of industry and product quality standards, it’s

hereby set forth the following opinions:

I.                    Support the growth

of exhibitions held by Xiamen

In line with the

principle of “replacing subsidies with rewards, or combining subsidies and

supports”, regular rewards will be given to qualified professional commercial

and trade exhibitions held by Xiamen, and increment rewards, special rewards

and Taiwan-related rewards will also be given in addition to the regular

awards, if it is suitable.

(i)                 Regular Rewards

For professional

commercial and trade exhibitions held by Xiamen, if they meet the following

requirements, every exhibition will be rewarded according to the following

standards and based on the actual quantity of standard exhibition booths,

provided that every exhibition can be rewarded for no more than six times:

1.       Rewarding

Requirements

(1)  The exhibition

project is held and sponsored by relevant organizations of Xiamen, has

market-based operation, has development potential, and is held in Xiamen on a

long-term and continuous basis;

(2)  Theme and content

of the exhibition conform to our industrial policies and development planning,

and can advance the development of our relevant industries; any new exhibition

shall be reviewed before it is held, and only an exhibition whose theme is not

similar to that of any existing exhibition may apply for rewards;

(3)  If an exhibition

has more than one theme, rewards will be given only for qualified theme(s), and

calculated subject to the quantity of exhibition booths collectively appeared

under corresponding theme or themes;

(4)  Two or more

exhibitions with substantially identical host(s) and sponsor(s), theme(s) and

content will be considered as one, and rewards cannot be repeatedly applied

for;

(5)  Exhibitions of

identical theme(s) should be consolidated in principle, and for those

unconsolidated, rewards will be given to only the largest one of them according

to the principle of “growing larger and stronger, supporting the best and the

strongest”; 

(1)  Every exhibition

applying for rewards must have at least 200, 300, 400, 500, 600 and 700

standard booths respectively for the six consecutive times it is held. For this

purpose, a standard booth is 9 square meters large, and for water exhibition,

exhibition items will be calculated for their areas and converted into the

quantity of standard booths. (the same below). Exhibitions failing to have the

required quantity of standard booths will not be rewarded;

(2)  Any exhibition

applying for reward should be held for 3 days or more.

1.     Rewarding

Standards

For exhibitions

held for the first, second and third time, each standard booth will be rewarded

with RMB 500 yuan; and for exhibitions held for the fourth, fifth and sixth

time, each standard booth will be rewarded with respectively RMB400, RMB 300,

and RMB 200 yuan, provided that the total amount of rewards for each single

exhibition should be no more than RMB ONE million yuan.

If an exhibition

is not held, fails to apply for rewards, or has less quantity of standard

booths than required in any year due to any reason, it still counts.

(i)                 Increment Reward

After the period

in which regular rewards are available expires, increment rewards will be given

to exhibitions that achieve certain growth in size. Specifically, an exhibition

will be rewarded with RMB 50,000 yuan for every increase of 5,000 m2 in

size and no less than 250 standard booths. Exhibitions are encouraged to

continue growing.

(ii)               Special Reward

For key

exhibitions of 10 fields, including mechanical and electronical, hardware and

building materials, furniture and household supplies, cultural leisure,

information consumption, urban agriculture, medical care and pharmaceutics,

textile and garments, navigation and aviation equipment, and new energy and new

materials, which meet the requirements for regular rewards and are important

and helpful to the integration of traditional and advantageous industries of

Fujian Province and the construction of exhibition and trade center, the

regular rewards will be increased by 30% as special rewards. .

 (i)                 Taiwan-related

Reward

If an exhibition

meeting the requirements for regular rewards is participated by Taiwan

enterprises, the exhibition will be rewarded with RMB1,500 yuan for each

standard booth of Taiwan enterprises, provided that the total amount of rewards

given to each exhibition will not exceed RMB 400,000 yuan. In the previous

sentence, Taiwan enterprises do not include mainland enterprises with Taiwan

funds. When such an exhibition applies for regular wards or special rewards,

the quantity of booths related to Taiwan-related rewards will be excluded.

I.                    Support the

introduction of exhibitions

For various

professional exhibitions introduced to Xiamen which are held for 3 days or more

and cover more than 10,000 square meters, rewards will be given as below:

(i)   For those covering

an area of over 10,000 square meters and having no less than 500 standard

booths, they will be rewarded with RMB 100,000 yuan; in addition, they will

also be rewarded with RMB 50,000 yuan for every increase of 5,000 m2 in

size and no less than 250 standard booths.

(ii) The total amount

of rewards for each exhibition project should not exceed RMB 2 million yuan.

II.                 Support convening

conventions

For various types

of business and academic conventions held in Xiamen for 1 day and two nights or

more, rewards will be given subject to categories of conventions.

(i)                 Conventions Held

by Chambers of Commerce, Associations and Enterprises

For various

business conventions held in Xiamen by chamber of commerce (associations) and

enterprises with 2,000-5,000 (excluding 5,000) participants, rewards will be

given as below:

1.     For

thoseusing500-1,000 room nights (excluding 1,000) in four-star hotels, they

will be rewarded with RMB 20,000 yuan;

2.     For those using

1,000-1,500 room nights (excluding 1,500) in four-star hotels, they will be

rewarded with RMB 50,000 yuan;

3.     For those using

1,500-2,000 room nights (excluding 2,000) in four-star hotels, they will be

rewarded with RMB 100,000 yuan;

4.     For those using

2,000-3,000 room nights (excluding 3,000) in four-star hotels, they will be

rewarded with RMB 150,000 yuan;

5.     For those using

3,000-4,000 room nights (excluding 4,000) in four-star hotels, they will be

rewarded with RMB 200,000 yuan;

6.     For those using

4,000-5,000 room nights (excluding 5,000) in four-star hotels, they will be

rewarded with RMB 250,000 yuan;

7.     For those using

5,000 room nights or more in four-star hotels, they will be rewarded with RMB

300,000 yuan.

Room nights in

five-star or three-star hotels will be translated into those in four-star

hotels using coefficients 1.2 and 0.8 respectively.

(ii)               Academic

Conventions

For various academic conventions held in Xiamen by

various academic institutions with 200-5,000 participants (excluding 5,000),

rewards will be given as below:

        1.     For

thoseusing500-1,000 room nights (excluding 1,000) in three-star hotels, they

will be rewarded with RMB 20,000 yuan;

2.     For those using

1,000-1,500 room nights (excluding 1,500) in three-star hotels, they will be

rewarded with RMB 40,000 yuan;

3.     For those using

1,500-2,000 room nights (excluding 2,000) in three-star hotels, they will be

rewarded with RMB 80,000 yuan;

4.     For those using

2,000-3,000 room nights (excluding 3,000) in three-star hotels, they will be

rewarded with RMB 120,000 yuan;

5.     For those using

3,000-4,000 room nights (excluding 4,000) in three-star hotels, they will be

rewarded with RMB 160,000 yuan;

6.     For those using

4,000-5,000 room nights (excluding 5,000) in three-star hotels, they will be

rewarded with RMB 200,000 yuan;

7.     For those using

5,000 room nights or more in three-star hotels, they will be rewarded with RMB

240,000 yuan.

Room nights in

five-star or four-star hotels will be translated into those in three-star

hotels using coefficients 1.4 and 1.2 respectively.

(i)                 International

Conventions

For international

conventions with participants from more than five foreign countries or regions

(including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan), rewards will be given as below:

1.     For those with

100-200 overseas participants (excluding 200), they will be rewarded with RMB

100,000 yuan;

2.     For those with

200-300 overseas participants (excluding 300), they will be rewarded with RMB

150,000 yuan;

3.     For those with

300-500 overseas participants (excluding 500), they will be rewarded with RMB

200,000 yuan;

4.     For those with

500-1,000 overseas participants (excluding 1,000), they will be rewarded with

RMB 300,000 yuan;

5.     For those with

1,000 or more overseas participants, they will be rewarded with RMB 500,000

yuan.

(ii)               Super Conventions

For super

conventions with 5,000 or more participants, rewards will be given as below:

1.     For those with

5,000-8,000 participants from outside of Xiamen, they will be rewarded with RMB

300,000 yuan;

2.     For those with

8,000 or more participants from outside of Xiamen, they will be rewarded with

RMB 500,000 yuan.

I.                    Support the

introduction of well-known convention & exhibition institutions

For advisory firms of the convention industry of Xiamen

or large domestic or foreign convention enterprises with a registered capital

of RMB 5 million or more, that have set up independent corporate enterprises in

Xiamen engaging in convention business and having a registered capital of RMB

1.5 million yuan (specifically, various exhibition, convention, convention affair,

public relation, communication, and consultation enterprises engaging in the

planning and organization of conventions, exhibitions and events, exhibition

design and setup, event organization and services) and achieve over RMB 2

million yuan of revenue in convention & exhibition business every year,

they may be eligible for house purchase or lease subsidies from the following

year. If an enterprise meeting requirements has bought an office for its own

use, it will be given a subsidy equivalent to 5% of the office price (no more

than RMB 800 yuan per square meter), provided that the total amount of subsidy

should not exceed RMB 2 million yuan and should be paid evenly in 3 years. If

an enterprise meeting requirements leases an office for its own use, it will be

given a subsidy equivalent to 20% of the certified rental for each of 3

consecutive years, provided the accumulated payment of subsidies should not

exceed RMB 800,000 yuan. If the actual rental is lower than the certified

rental, house lease subsidies will be calculated based on the actual rental.

I.                    Support important

events of the convention and exhibition industry in Xiamen

(i)   Conduct convention

& exhibition industry promotion, investment attraction, and other

activities at the convention & exhibition forum, symposium, professional

buyer investigations held in Xiamen, and in key regions home and abroad, as

approved by the municipal government;

(ii) Involve in the

participation, public arrangements, and promotion of national and international

professional exhibitions and conventions, as approved by the municipal

government.

II.   Support the

promotion and applications of the convention & exhibition industry in

Xiamen

(i)   Promotion of the

convention & exhibition industry: conduct promotion, design and production

of promotion items, and other promotion activities to improve the overall image

and influence of the convention & exhibition industry in Xiamen.

1.       Promotion

activities

Various press

conventions, illustration meetings, promotional campaigns, media publicity and

advertisement promotion planned and carried out for the purpose of promoting

the convention and exhibition industry of Xiamen.

2.       Website building

Support to build

the Chinese and English versions of Xiamen’s convention & exhibition

website.

3.       Promotional item

design and production

Design and produce

promotional materials (including video) for the convention & exhibition

industry of Xiamen, and compile and print relevant publications.

(ii) Event application:

various direct expenses arising from applications made by us for any national

or international professional convention and exhibition which are of large

size, have good social benefits, and can be held in Xiamen for long,

preliminary expenses necessary for investment attraction of any convention or

exhibition and introduction of foreign brand exhibitions.

I.     Support to conduct

fundamental and securing work of the convention & exhibition industry

(i)                 Investigation and

survey: topic research and special survey about the convention & exhibition

industry;

(ii)               Training:

trainings related to the convention & exhibition industry;

(iii)             Statistics:

special statistics of the convention & exhibition industry;

(iv)              Evaluation:

evaluation of key convention & exhibition projects;

(v)               International

certification: for organizations or projects certified by international

organizations such as Union of International Fairs (UFI) and International

Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), they will be given a subsidy

equivalent to 50% of their member fees of for three consecutive years.

II.   The above

supporting funds will be allocated from the special fund for the development of

Xiamen convention and exhibition industry. Specific implementation rules will

be stipulated by Xiamen Bureau of Commerce, Bureau of Finance, and Convention

and Exhibition Office.

III.              These opinions

will be effective since the date of release and expire on December 31, 2016.

The Notice of General Office of Xiamen People’s Government Forwarding Several

Opinion of Xiamen Bureau of Finance and Bureau of Commerce and Convention and

Exhibition Office on Supporting the Development of Convention and Exhibition

Industry (Xia Fu Ban [2011] No.105) will be abolished at the same time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Office of

Xiamen People’s Government      

Printed and Distributed on June 20, 2014

        

 

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