SHANGHAI, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DenTech China 2012 (the 16th China International Exhibition & Symposium on Dental Equipment, Technology & Products), approved by the Ministry of Science and Technology and organized by China International Conference Center for Science & Technology, Ninth People's Hospital of Shanghai-Jiao Tong University and Shanghai UBM ShowStar Exhibition Co., Ltd, took place on October 24-27, 2012 at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center and closed with a great ending. This annual event is co-organized by College of Stomatology of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Stomatology of Tong Ji University and Shanghai Stomatological Disease Center with support from China Association for Science and Technology, Chinese Stomatological Association and Shanghai Stomatological Association as well as hundreds of stomatology colleges and hospitals in China and dental manufacturers worldwide. The 6th Asian Dental Lab Outsourcing Exhibition was co-located with DenTech China.
DenTech China 2012 Opening Ceremony
According to the official statistics, the four-day event has attracted nearly 600 exhibitors from home and abroad, increased by 16% compared with that of DenTech China 2011, among which more than 300 exhibitors were from overseas markets including Austria, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Korea, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, Singapore, Turkey, the UK and US. DenTech China 2012 surpasses all its previous records and expands the exhibition space to 34,000 sqm, increasing by 6.25%.
During the 4 day period, over 100 world-wide renowned dental experts from different countries gave lectures in over 130 dental conference sessions and forums, covering key topic areas of dentistry. The 2012 event has attracted 68,300 visits including dentists, dental technicians, dealers and manufacturers, increasing 4.3% compared with that of last year, from over 80 countries sharing the latest technologies and developments of dental industry. More importantly, four highlighted sessions were also held during the event – the 14th session of Life, Science and Future Health Summit organized by the China Association for Science and Technology, Shanghai International Stomatological Implant Forum, Prosthodontic Forum and Orthodontic Forum. Totally, 13,850 visitors were recorded to attend.
In addition, as one of the most eye-catching activities, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany hosted a grand reception dinner on October 25. Dr. Zhou Zengtong, President of the Shanghai Association of Orthodontists was invited to be presented and delivered a short speech on behalf of the organizer. And on October 26, on the occasion of DenTech China, Ivoclar Vivadent (Shanghai) Trading Co.,Ltd held an amazing party to celebrate its establishment.
Mr. Christian Brutzer, Corporate Management - Global Region Head Asia / Pacific Ivoclar Vivadent AG said, "For us, DenTech China is a most professional dental exhibition with the longest history, largest scale and great word of mouth in Greater China. Actually, we started to be part of it more than a decade ago and experienced its development. Ivoclar Vivadent has always been a close partner of DenTech China and will continue this kind of cooperation in the future."
Dr. Yuanliang Huang, Prof. & Chair of Dept. of Dentistry, Shanghai East Hospital Affiliated to Tongji University also commented, "The event sets up an easy platform for all the dental professionals from the globe to exchange ideas, more than 100 research and technical forums are set to give us doctors lots of learnings. We sincerely look forward to the successful grand opening of its 2013 edition."
DenTech China 2013 (the 17th China International Exhibition & Symposium on Dental Equipment, Technology & Products) will be held once again at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center on October 23-26, 2013. For the most updated information, please visit DenTech China's official website: www.dentech.com.cn.
About UBM ShowStar
UBM ShowStaris a joint venture company formed in 2011 between Shanghai ShowStar Exhibition Service Co., Ltd. and UBM Asia Ltd. UBM ShowStar organises DenTech China, serving the exhibitors and professionals from the dental industry and is committed to building an efficient communications platform for the industry around the globe.
With its 20-year history, DenTech China achieved unprecedented success in 2012, with over 600 exhibitors, including the German National Pavilion that hosted 56 exhibitors and the US National Pavilion featuring 30 exhibitors. The 2012 event attracted over 68,300 and 13,500 visits for the exhibition and conference respectively. All the exhibitors who participated in 2012 have already confirmed their bookings for the 2013 show.