China Refrigeration Expo, founded in 1987, with the support of relevant government departments and participation of colleagues in the industry, has become one of the largest professional exhibitions in the world with the rapid development of refrigeration industry in China. The Expo was certified by UFI and FCS. It has shown a strong brand agglomeration effect, forming a multi-disciplinary publicity and display platform which integrated production, learning, research, use and media based on exhibitions and embodying the concept of "Internet +", with high-end forums and conferences as the carrier.

In 2016, there are more than 1,050 exhibitors registered for China Refrigeration Expo, with a total exhibition area of 106,800 square meters and a net exhibition area of over 43,000 square meters. The exhibition has attracted enterprises and professional organizations from 30 countries and regions around the world, and gathered the most famous brands in the global refrigeration and heating ventilation air-conditioning industry, including the national exhibitor groups from the United States, Europe, South Korea and India. It is expected that there will be nearly 60,000 professional visitors and users from more than 100 countries and regions around the world come to visit and negotiate.

The theme of this year's exhibition is “Welcome the beginning, be forward-looking, honest and pragmatic and strive for a well-off life together”. The organizers and professional exhibitors from home and abroad held a variety of theme forums, seminars and technical exchange meetings during the exhibition to comprehensively analyze relevant national policies, as well as hot issues, technology innovation and future development direction of the industry. The Expo this year will continue to carry out activities such as the declaration activities of "Innovative Products of China Refrigeration Expo", group tour of high-end professional visitors as well as in-depth exchanges and interactions. The organizing committee will continue to advocate the development concept of green exhibition and fulfill the social responsibility of the organizers. The organizing committee of the Expo, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the Ministry of Environmental Protection and other domestic and foreign institutions will jointly organize roadshows on ozone climate technology and industrial roundtables to discuss alternative technologies and routes for refrigerants to provide important information for the future development of the industry.

The development of China Refrigeration Expo, from small to large, from large to strong, has integrated the efforts of the refrigeration and air-conditioning industry, carrying the common vision of all industry colleagues. China Refrigeration Expo has developed into one of the three professional exhibitions in the global refrigeration and HVAC industry. In the future, China Refrigeration Expo will continue to promote the core value of the refrigeration and HVAC industry, to create an international and diversified industry exchange platform for the industry and provide a full range of services for the exhibitors and visitors, and make contributions to the development of China's refrigeration and HVAC industry.