The Museum is the leading cultural institution that specializes in the collection, exhibition and research into human and art history. It plays an essential role in public education and cultural communication.
The most important museum industry fair in China, the“Museums and Relevant Products and Technologies Exposition”will be held in Fuzhou, China from November 23 to 26, 2018. Organized by the Chinese government, and held every two years,now in its 8th year, the“Museums and Relevant Products and Technologies Exposition”(hereinafter referred to as MPT-EXPO), is the preeminent fair for museum professionals and related industries in China.The Expo provides a platform for national and international museums to understand the state of the museum industry,nationally and globally and to engage with hundreds of national museums as well as buyers and suppliers of museum industry-related products and technologies. The Expo also provides a platform to boost and encourage academic,educational and exhibition exchanges between national and international museums and the museum industry.
The purpose of MPT-EXPO is to widely exhibit all aspects of China’s museum industry such as cultural research, exhibition, culture and creativity, and the application of new technology in the industry. It not only offers a stage for museums and companies in related fields to communicate with each other, but also serves as a tool of promotion of cooperation between China and the international world.
According to statistics released by the organizing committee of MPT-EXPO, in the 2018 MPT-EXPO there will be 300 museums on exhibition from more than twenty provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions across China, and 300 companies focusing on exhibitions, creative design and new technology in the museum field took part as well. Over the course of four days, the 2018 MPT-EXPO will attract 2000 museums to visit and over 100,000 public visitors. There will be 200 media reports on the exhibition by television, newspapers, magazines and online media.