The organisers of the IECIE Shenzhen eCig expo, Informa Markets Creative, have decided to reschedule the physical expo to 20-22 August 2020, and feature alongside it a new virtual expo IECIE international eCig Virtual Expo, also held at the same time. Besides the travel limitations still in place due to Covid-19, the virtual expo will also attract vapers who for reasons or others are unable to travel, and would normally miss such an event
It is set to open with the IECIE physical event on the 20th of August and is specifically designed to allow private business video/text chatting, business arrangement with vape brands, new product live showcases and multiple features to audiences.
Visitors can log into the virtual expo as of the 20th of July and until August 20th, and are able in this period to review all the vape brands profiles and product catalogs. Exhibiting products preview and business meeting arrangements between visitors and exhibitors will also be available during this time. On the other hand, all the private business meetings are to be carried out during the actual expo between the 20-22 August.
“IECIE Shenzhen eCig Expo is the largest e-cigarette exhibition in Asia, bringing together upstream industries, battery and power management Chips and Solutions, Battery and Power Management, Heating System, E-juice Flavors and Related Products while mainly displaying some finished products : Disposable pods, atomizer, mods kits, e-liquid (letter nicotine salt e-liquid), heating non-combustion equipment, OEM / ODM / brand , etc.”
The 2020 IECIE Virtual Expo Features
The virtual expo will be showcasing the following features:
AI buyer recommendation system
Adopting AI EXPO artificial intelligence platform to collect key information from visitor registration form and clicks, the expo recommends products of corresponding exhibitor companies to visitors. Once a visitor enters the virtual expo, they will be asked to choose their range of interests from products like mods, pod systems to fields like vape businesses and vape magazines. With these tags, one can filter all the exhibitors in the hall to locate their preferred products, by clicking the recommend button on the upside of the floorplan and making their way to the targeted exhibitor.
A multi-platform live broadcasting ensures smooth and clear video during the exhibition. Via a cloud support system, the IECIE virtual expo enables one to video chat, text chat, voice chat, and even watch the on-site broadcasting from the IECIE physical event.
Business matching system
The business matching system (calendar) sets appointments for business negotiations, multimedia communication with buyers (video, voice chatting etc.) and efficiently arranges private product demonstrations for visitors.
Push notifications for SMS and Email
Visitors will receive relevant sms and email notifications and reminders. Once business meeting arrangements have been approved, notifications will be sent via email or SMS so that nothing is missed.
Demands Release (Note)
AI recommended demands and products description post releases, in order to find suppliers and buyers in no time. In the Note section, one can review all the notes posted by exhibitors. Posts will mention product descriptions and/or discounts that exhibitors offer, and visitors can write their own product demands and have exhibitors contact them.
A multi-platform system including a phone app, wechat, miniprogram, web page, and social media sharing, allows visitors to get access to the platform with multiple devices. There will be no limit to connect one’s business with IECIE International eCig Virtual Expo.
This year, IECIE tickets will cost 10 USD (early bird ticket purchased before July 20th) and 20 USD (regular tickets purchased after July 20th). Given the travel restrictions currently in place due to Covid, the price will be the same for the virtual expo.
The ticket channel has been officially been activated, and interested parties may now purchase their early bird ticket.