FREIBURG/PFORZHEIM, GERMANY & SAN JOSE, USA: The organizers of Intersolar, Solar Promotion International GmbH and Freiburg Management and Marketing International GmbH, and SEMI PV Group, organizers of SOLARCON, have finalized arrangements for their latest collaboration, Intersolar China/SOLARCON China 2011.
The event takes place from March 15-17, 2011 in Shanghai, China and expects over 200 exhibitors and more than 25,000 trade visitors. This collaboration closely follows their joint success working together on Intersolar North America and Intersolar Europe.
The annual event, co-located with SEMICON China, takes place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Intersolar China/SOLARCON China 2011 will become an industry flagship event, presenting cutting-edge technology and market opportunities in the photovoltaic industry. The co-location of events also provides a robust cross-industry platform to semiconductors, an integral part of photovoltaic production and overall cost reduction of panels.
Intersolar China/SOLARCON China 2011 will feature both domestic and international companies who will contribute to the rapid growth and profitability of the Chinese market. Further, the event will represent a diverse audience of international trade visitors including, purchasers and investors included among the many thousands of solar professionals.
“Our joint success with SEMI is based on our overlying goal to organize first-class exhibitions and conferences for the solar industry in the most influential solar-regions around the world,” said Markus Elsaesser, CEO of Solar Promotion International.
“The Chinese government, on both a national and provincial level, has begun an ambitious program of incentives to develop the solar energy industry. We are delighted to support and help accelerate the rapid growth of this dynamic market in China.”
Intersolar China/SOLARCON China 2011 brings together all solar energy technologies and the entire supply chain, including: equipment and materials suppliers; cell and module manufacturers; balance of systems (BOS) suppliers (inverters, tracking and mounting systems, integrators); distributors and project developers.
“As China aspires to become a world-player in solar technology and production, Intersolar China/SOLARCON China 2011 will help guide both domestic and international solar companies to further stimulate the progress already being made in China,” said Dan Martin, Executive Vice President of SEMI PV Group. “SEMI is pleased to work closely with Intersolar in organizing what we expect to become the region’s premier exhibition and conference.”
SEMI has a long-standing presence in the Chinese market and has collaborated with major solar-energy companies in the region. The PV Group’s commitment to serving the manufacturing supply chain will cater to the manufacturing-focused Chinese solar market and continue to help reduce costs.
”Building on our partnership with SEMI PV Group in North America and Europe to now include China, reinforces our commitment to providing a world-class solar event for the Chinese and Asian solar industries.“ said Klaus W. Seilnacht, CEO of Freiburg Management and Marketing International.
Source: SEMI, USA