Where are the opportunities for your business in Shenzhen?
  • Shenzhen is one of the fastest-growing cities in the world and one of the most developed cities in China;
  • Shenzhen, China’s Special Economic Zone, is home to some of the world’s leading high-tech companies;
  • The city benefits from an ideal location in the area of Guangdong, Macau and Hong Kong, which makes the city a highly open economy;
  • It’s easy to ship products all over the world through Shenzhen and Hong Kong ports.
  • Creative Design and Living
  • Music, Film and Animation Games
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Cultural Tourism
  • Sports
  • Education
Top three trade mission goals:
  1. To gain insight on the possibility of potential buyers for your products/services in Shenzhen
  2. To generate potential new customers, and explore partnership opportunities with Chinese organisations
  3. To gain insight of the Chinese market including support in market, legal and financial considerations
The mission will be delivered online over 4 days from Monday 10th to Friday 14th May 2021.

As part of this mission you will take part in a market awareness session in collaboration with Invest Bao’an as well as two b2b meetings based on your requirements and with the support from our partner in market Shenzhen Creative Investment Group.

Benefits of applying for virtual trade mission with Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce:
  • A minimal investment on time and travel cost (only £175+VAT registration fee). Edinburgh Chamber funds all other fees.
  • Easy to integrate into daily working week and access the mission virtual from your home office
  • Effective use of time with travel restrictions in 2021
  • Support of strong partner in-market Edinburgh-Shenzhen Creative Exchange (ESCE) incubator
  • Gain knowledge of the Chinese market and get your business prepared for the next step in-market
Is my business eligible to apply?
All sizes of businesses can apply for the virtual trade mission to China and it is open to both members and non-members of Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce. You must be a company based in Scotland.

If you are interested in participating, please download the application form here and email it to before the 5th March 2021. Applications received after the deadline will be considered only if space and scheduling constraints allow.

Please note that there will be a restriction on the number of spaces available; if you are shortlisted for this mission then a booking fee of £175+VAT will be applicable.

Please note that due to the time zone difference with Shenzhen (+ 8 hours) events may begin earlier than usual in order to accommodate our Chinese partners.

Our Partners
Shenzhen Creative Investment Group

Shenzhen Creative Investment Group (SCIG) is a conglomerate specialized in Cultural, Creative, Educational, Tourism, Animation & Games and Innovative Tech investment, as well as Event Curating and SMEs Startups Services. SCIG owns and operates the creative park F518 Idea land, which is entitled as the ‘National Model of Cultural and Creative Industries Base’, and is also Bao'an district’s landmark that generates new creative energy into the Bao'an area of Shenzhen. SCIG is assigned as the operator of the Joint incubator of Edinburgh-Shenzhen Creative Exchange by Shenzhen Municipal Bureau of Culture Sport and Tourism, Shenzhen Bao'an District People's Government and the City of Edinburgh Council. SCIG was also the first organizer of Korean N15 Hardware Accelerator’s Global IoT Accelerating Program in Shenzhen.
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China


Start: 14/07/2021
End: 16/07/2021


China - Shenzhen, Guangdong
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