Beijing to host World Winter Sports Expo
The 2019 World Winter Sports Expo will be held in Beijing from October 17 to 20, featuring some 600 exhibitors.
The fourth expo will prepare the ground among the public for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. Approximately 160,000 visitors are to be expected.
With the approach of the 2022 Winter Games, China has set a goal of getting 300 million people involved in winter sports.
The expo will have pavilions for winter sports powerhouse countries like France, Italy and Russia, as well as international associations and commercial organizations.
A carnival will allow visitors experience ice and snow sports on site.
Finland has been named as the guest country of honor. Finnish enterprises will look for Chinese partners for the development of projects and tourism.