ICAC has coordinated the participation of various Indian companies at prestigious trade fairs and specialised exhibitions in China. This has provided valuable opportunities to Indian companies to showcase their products and services at some of China’s important trade fairs and shows. It has brought buyers, manufacturers and exporters face-to-face, creating avenues for trade and bilateral relations.
The India IT Software Exhibition and Mission to Beijing and Shenyang in 2007 coincided with the 2007 edition of the Northeast Asia Hi-Tech Fair held in Shenyang from 20-22 September, 2007. Coinciding with the fair where India put up an IT Software Pavilion, the Shenyang Information Industry Bureau (SIIB) and ICAC jointly organised a Seminar on “Sino- Indian IT Software Cooperation in the IT Software Sector”. Ten Cooperation Agreements were signed between Indian and Shenyang-based IT Software Companies. The 26 Member Mission was led by Mr. P Jayakumar, CEO, Toonz Animation India Private Limited. Other prominent members of the delegation included Mr. Prakash Menon, President, NIIT China (Shanghai) Ltd, Mr. James Lin, CEO & MD, Infosys Technologies (China) Co. Ltd. The delegation was officially hosted by Mr. Yang Hongfeng, Director, SIIB as also by Mr. Liu Peng, Vice Chairman, Co-Create Software League in Beijing.
While select members of the Indian Mission met with Mr. Zhang Zhou Ran, Vice Chairman of The Standing Committee of the People's Congress of Shenyang and Mr. Zou Dating, Vice Mayor, Shenyang Municipal People's Government. The delegation met with a host of Chinese IT Software Companies in Beijing and Shenyang at “Chinasoft” in Chengdu (Sichuan Province). They also participated in the “China International Software Cooperation Conference”. Apart from the Indian delegation, there were international delegations from USA, Japan, EU, Singapore and Taiwan. The main theme of the event was: “Innovation and Restructuring – Thoughts and Choices” in the realm of cyberisation and Informatisation.