The 17th Macao International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF)

Macao’s largest annual international trade and economic event, the 17th Macao International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF), will be held at the Venetian-Macao-Resort-Hotel from 18 to 21 October 2012.

Macao International Trade and Investment Fair is the first exhibition event in Macao accredited by the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI), Last year, 350 trade and economic delegations from more than 60 countries and regions participated in MIF, resulting in 1,502 business matching sessions. Serving as a regional co-operation platform  maintaining close ties with the Mainland, the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region in particular, Portuguese-speaking countries, the European Union and the rest of the world, MIF promotes interactive trade and investment activities, fosters the integration of funds, resources, markets and technologies and taking further steps to advance entrepreneurial co-operation in numerous areas, through the display of trade and investment opportunities, forums and conferences, business matching and buyers meetings.

This year, MIF will have the theme of: “Co-operation – Key to Business Opportunities”. Taking advantage of Macao’s unique multicultural characteristics and its role as a regional business service platform, MIF will further promote trade and economic collaboration for enterprises in Macao and the mainland and their counterparts in Portuguese-speaking countries, with the aim of expanding Macao’s role as a platform for trade and economic co-operation and exchange between China and Portuguese–speaking countries.

There will be a series of exhibition pavilions for Chinese provinces and regions, Europe, the Americas, Portuguese–speaking countries, ASEAN, as well as many thematic pavilions and themed products pavilions
During the Fair, a number of high level forums, seminars and presentations on the investment environment and projects from many regions, conferences for specific trades and fields and products/service presentations will be held. It promises to be a great opportunity for exchange and co-operation between trade visitors from home and abroad.
Business Matching
MIF will provide a series of free business matching services (including buyers meeting, franchising and chain store, and brand distributorship.) By means of an online business matching service platform, along with the exhibition pavilions, specialised business matching sessions and matching between delegations of visitors and exhibitors.
SMEs Co-operation
MIF aims to provide SMEs with a platform for co-operation, exchange, promotion and development, as well as assisting trade associations and enterprises from various countries and regions to visit Macao. MIF assists participants in obtaining greater scope for development, by making use of the interactions between different networks, products, services and technologies.


General Information

Name The 17th Macao International Trade & Investment Fair
Organiser Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute
  Main Hall Exhibition & Sales Area

18 October 2012 (Trade Visitors)

12:00-18:00 12:00-20:00

19-20 October 2012 (Public)

10:00-18:00 10:00-20:00

21 October 2012 (Public)

10:00-18:00 10:00-18:00
Venue The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel

Download the 17th MIF Leaflet


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