From 15 to 19 October 2020, the ITMA ASIA + CITME 2020 (www.itmaasia.com) will take place on the grounds of the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. In 2018, more than 1,700 exhibitors and, according to the organiser, around 100,000 trade visitors took part, of whom approx. 20 per cent came from other Asian countries. The deadline for registration is 28 February 2020. The VDMA advises applicants, examines applications and offers various services and activities (including advice on regulations and the Index of Products, group stands, public relations, lunch talks).