As one of the earliest cities opened to the outside world, Guangzhou’s economy develops vigorously and it’s now a perfect fit for investment and living. To date, 170 Fortune 500 companies have launched investment projects in Guangzhou. Meanwhile, Guangzhou is China’s third largest host city of conventions and exhibitions, after Beijing and Shanghai. The city has first-rate convention and exhibition facilities. Each year, the city plays host to more than 350 large-scale exhibitions and over 1,100 demonstration and promotion events.