A poster for the 15th Hangzhou Cultural & Creative Industry Expo. [Photo/hangzhou.com.cn]
The 15th Hangzhou Cultural & Creative Industry Expo wrapped up in Hangzhou, capital of East China’s Zhejiang province, on Nov 8.
The seven-day event adopted an online-offline mode, attracting more than 3,000 companies and brands from more than 30 countries and regions, including the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Poland, Japan, South Korea, as well as Thailand.
Over 200,000 cultural commodities and items were showcased during the expo, drawing 190 million online views.
A total of 4.85 billion yuan ($759.51 million) worth of projects and intended financing deals were made at the expo.
The Hangzhou Cultural & Creative Industry Expo, which has been held for 15 consecutive years, is dedicated to displaying the latest achievements and trends in the Chinese and foreign cultural sector.
In 2020, Hangzhou’s added value in its cultural sector was 228.5 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 8.2 percent and accounting for 14.2 percent of the city’s GDP.