The 17th edition of the Chengdu International Environmental Protection Expo (CDEPE) opened for business 30 March in China with a pavilion dedicated to Italian SMEs specialised in the field of safeguarding the environment, renewable energies, and the circular economy.
“This year, CDEPE is the first large-scale event in the field of environmental protection to be held in western China since the reopening the Red Dragon’s borders after three years,” said Lorenzo Cagnoni, IEG president.
“With 25,000sqm and 360 companies,” said CEO of show organiser Italian Exhibition Group (IEG), Corrado Peraboni “CDEPE 2023 will outdo the 2019 numbers, reflecting a positive rebound of the environmental protection industry in western China”.
CDEPE runs until 1 April at the Chengdu Century City New International Convention and Exhibition Center. It is staged by IEG and the China Association of Environmental Protection Industry (CAEPI), with the support of Sichuan Environmental Protection Industry (SCEPI) and Europe China Environmental Exhibitions (ECEE).