On the morning of August 18, the 8th China Charity Fair (referred to as "the fair") held a press briefing in Shenzhen to inform the whole society of the main achievements of the previous seven China Charity Fair and the main contents, features and preparations of the 8th China Charity Fair. Relevant personnel from the Organizing Committee of the fair and the Organizing Committee's office as well as the media reporter attend the press conference. At the same time, the conference was released to the whole country in the way of online live broadcast, which attracted more than 500 thousand people to watch in the whole network.
At the press conference, Huang Min, Deputy Director of the Organizing Committee of the China Charity Fair, Director of the Organizing Committee's office and member of Standing Committee of Shenzhen Municipal Committee, introduced the main achievements of the previous seven sessions of China Charity Fair and the outstanding features of the 8th China Charity Fair. Liao Yuanfei, Deputy Director of the Organizing Committee's office and Vice President of the Shenzhen Civil Affairs Bureau, introduced the main contents and the progress of the preparations for the 8th China Charity Fair.
China Charity Fair is the only state-level, comprehensive and international charity event in China. Co-hosted by the Ministry of Civil Affairs, the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development, All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, the Red Cross Society of China, People’s Government of Guangdong Province, Shenzhen Municipal Government and China Charity Alliance, the 8th China Charity Fair will be held in Shenzhen from September 18 to 20, 2020. At present, all the preparations for the fair are being carried out in an orderly manner.
△The 8th China Charity Fair Organizing Committee’ Press Conference
Having successfully held seven sessions to promote the innovative development of philanthropy
Since it was founded in 2012, it has been successfully held for seven sessions. According to statistics, the seven fairs all covered 31 provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the Central Government and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, attracting 9064 organizations to participate in the exhibition, opening the window for the display of charity in China.
The seven sessions of China Charity Fair has achieved 2,367 joint projects with a total amount of RMB 52.9 billion, which has effectively promoted cross-border cooperation and exchange among all kinds of charitable entities and set up a bridge for the cooperation of charitable forces. Especially since 2018, the fair has focused on the theme of fighting against poverty for three consecutive years, with precise positioning and well-targeted steps. It has comprehensively promoted the docking and cooperation between poverty-stricken areas and social resources such as social funds, professional talents, advanced technology and project services. The 6th and 6th fairs have achieved a total of nearly RMB 20.5 billion in the docking of poverty-alleviation resources, including 182 poverty-alleviation projects, RMB 18.9 billion in docking funds and RMB 1.6 billion in order purchase of poverty-alleviation products, condensing the efforts from all sectors of society to fight against poverty.
Over 1,400 activities, such as seminar conferences, interactive salons and public welfare experience activities, were held in the seven sessions of the China Charity Fair, attracting nearly 1.19 million visitors, bringing together more than 1200 important guests in the field of public welfare and philanthropy at home and abroad, and setting up the standard to lead the innovation and development of philanthropy.
"The 8th China Charity Fair, Fights against Poverty"
Since the registration work of the 8th China Charity Fair was launched on May 20, the Organizing Committee’ office has linked nearly 100 partners in the whole country, and has held more than 10 live broadcasting and promotion activities, attracting nearly 50,000 people to watch and participate in online interaction. As of August 10, there have been 1966 institutions, projects and 1969 kinds of products applied to participate in the fair.
2020 is the year when China's goal of building a moderately prosperous society in an all-round way is realized, and it is also the final year to win the battle against poverty in an all-round effort. In order to better guide the charity forces to fight against poverty, after the research and verification of 8th China Charity Fair’ Organizing Committee meeting, this fair is scheduled to be held in Shenzhen from September 18 to 20, 2020, themed on" fighting against poverty and creating a better life "
In the exhibition exchange, this exhibition is full of "cloud". The fair hall is located in Hall 1, 5 and 6 of Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, with a total area of 42,500 square meters. The fair will overcome the impact of the COVID-19, optimize and improve the ideas, ways and channels of the exhibition, hold "cloud exhibition of charity fair", explore and set "conference event broadcast room", optimize and upgrade the docking platform of exhibition resources, move poverty-alleviation projects and poverty-alleviation products onto the "cloud", realize the new ecology of online exhibitions of "cloud docking", "cloud negotiation", "cloud signing" and actively develop a new pattern of cloud exhibition. Efforts have been made to turn the "pain points" brought about by the outbreak of the pandemic into "innovative highlights" in the preparation of the exhibition, creating a charity event with unabated popularity, momentum and greater effectiveness. .
In the seminar conferences, play the "symphony" of social poverty alleviation together. The fair will hold an international symposium on public welfare with the theme of "Great Power Fighting Resolutely in 2020". At the same time, 9 seminars were held on issues such as" anti-poverty and rural revitalization "," sustainable development in poor areas", "mechanism of social force participating in public emergencies", to share China's wisdom and experience in global poverty reduction governance, to discuss the cutting-edge wisdom, case models and characteristics of charity practice, and to explore new trends in charity development.
In the resource connecting, play the on-line and off-line "combination fist". Online, as for poverty-alleviation projects, the fair joint Tencent Public Welfare, Sina Public Welfare and other Internet public fund-raising platform to open a special fund-raising page, selecting more than 20 excellent poverty-alleviation projects for poverty-alleviation crowdfunding and presentation; As for poverty-alleviation products, the fair invites popular network streamers to hold Exhibition on Promoting Goods to broaden the sales channels for poverty-alleviation products in poor areas through live broadcast of goods. Offline, the fair will propagandize and promote poverty-alleviation projects and products by means of thematic resource matchmaking conferences, road show promotion, product exhibition and on-site experience, etc; and actively mobilize caring enterprises, social organizations and the public through such ways as fund donation, project assistance, order purchase, etc to support poverty-alleviation projects and products in poverty-stricken areas.
In supporting activities, lead a "new direction" for a better life. The fair will continue to hold China Public Welfare Charity Contest and China International Philanthropic Movie Festival and other brand-related activities, and will also hold 100-Counties and 100–Sceneries, Exhibition on Promoting Goods and Create a "Public Welfare" Map, Create a "Public Welfare" Encyclopedia and other related public welfare interactive experience activities, so that public welfare charity can better blend into life.
Strengthen the prevention and control of the pandemic, answer the "added examination question" of the situation of COVID-2019. Combined with the current situation of COVID-2019 at home and abroad and the national relevant deployments, the fair focuses on strengthening the special emergency response work for epidemic prevention and control, and it has specially formulated the work plan for the prevention and control of COVID-2019 at the exhibition, and has set up a special working group for the prevention and control and emergency support to ensure the safe and smooth holding of the exhibition through such measures as venue disinfection, temperature detection and green code admission.