November 6-8, 2024
Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center

Frequently Asked Questions

Part 1: Event Information

Automotive World China (AWC) 2024 will be held from November 6-8,2024 at the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center.

The Visitor Registration Center is located in the South Lobby of the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center.

A visitor badge is required  to access the event and will be scanned upon entering the exhibition hall. Please also bring your passport  for ID.

Your visitor badge grants you full access to Halls 1-8 and to all concurrent events during the show period. 

Your visitor badge is valid throughout the show period: October 11-13, 2023.

You can explore our most updated exhibitor list on our website: 

Part 2: Travelling to Shenzhen, China

China has resumed issuing all types of visas for foreigners since March 2023.

Public health and mask restrictions are no longer in effect. You’ll simply need to complete the China Health Declaration Form on your mobile, which is a document that must be completed by all travelers entering China.

For more details, please refer to China Travel tips for Foreigners in entering China.

Yes. All international travelers entering China must have a valid passport and visa unless they are eligible for a visa-free entry or a visa-on-arrival.

For more details on 72/144-Hour Visa-Free Transit, please refer to Natioanl Immigration Administration.

To avoid the risk and inconvenience of denied entry, we strongly recommend you secure a valid visa before travelling to China.

Please also note that this must be done through the proper

government channels. Outside of providing a visa invitation letter, show team staff play no role in the visa process and regrettably will be unable to assist you.  

It’s very easy. To request a visa invitation letter, you simply need to forward your AWC visitor registration confirmation email to [email protected].

Part 3: Online Registration

Register here to be part of a world-leading automotive event:

Yes. You can log in via registration link to edit your previous registration profile. 

Please share your registered email address and full name to [email protected]  for assistance.

For group registration, please contact  [email protected] for more details. Please note that visitor group coordinators for key associations and carmakers (5 members or more) may be eligible for a fully hosted package. Learn more about our Hosted Buyer Program here: Hosted Buyer Program

No. All pre-registered trade visitors enjoy free expo hall access throughout the show period. 

Part 4: AWC Special Offers

AWC will provide a complimentary, two-night, 4-star hotel stay for the first 700 overseas, C-level executives, department heads, and chief automotive engineers who register. Acceptance will be on a first come, first served basis.

For more information, please visit or contact [email protected]  for assistance.

Each year AWC matches key carmakers with government officials from key automotive countries via exclusive country-specific programs and factory visits. This year’s highlighted countries include Thailand and Vietnam.

*The Country Day program and factory visit line-up are subject to change. See Click here for more details.

AWC offers tremendous opportunities to connect with partners and further develop your business. We provide tailored matchmaking services to visitors with purchasing requests and book one-on-one meetings with exhibitors and visitors throughout the AWC show period.

You can access the most up-to-date Exhibitor Directory here:  

For more information on matchmaking services, please contact Ms Caroline ye at [email protected]

Part 5: Visiting Onsite

Yes. You can register onsite at the registration counter, located at the South Lobby in the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center.

Registration counter opens hours, as below:

  • 11 October 2023 09:30 - 17:00
  • 12 October 2023 09:00 - 17:00
  • 13 October 2023 09:00 - 15:30

However, to facilitate the registration process and potential wait times, we highly recommend you register before the event.

Don’t miss out on AWC’s 50+ conference program, which will host a variety of expert talks highlighting auto industry development, smart cockpit technology, autonomous driving, NEV EIC technology, future transport and automotive engineering, and more. You can check out the latest conference roundup here:

Click here

Upon arrival at Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center, please proceed to the South Lobby to pick up your badge. You will also need to present your registration confirmation email and  passport.