On August 31, the 2017 Guangdong IPR Trade Expo was unveiled in Guangzhou.
Governor Ma Xingrui attended the opening ceremony and visited the exhibition halls. Vice Governor Huang Ningsheng, SIPO Deputy Commissioner He Hua and Director of WIPO Office in China Chen Hongbing addressed at the opening ceremony. Chen Zhiying, Executive Vice Mayor of Guangzhou, delivered the welcome speech. Ma Xianmin, Head of Guangdong Intellectual Property Office, presided over the opening ceremony.
Over 800 representatives attended the opening ceremony, who were mainly from national government departments, PPRD provincial and municipal IP authorities and IPR authorities both at home and abroad, universities and corporate and public entities.