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About Paperworld China

Paperworld China is set to provide an all-round sourcing platform for a trendy future

The core value of Paperworld China is "Culture exchange. Experience life. Enjoy hobbies". The lines between office and daily life are often blurred in today's technologically advanced society. The fair will introduce the latest trendy and cultural lifestyle products, highlight consumption trends and drive a new format of business and lifestyle to meet consumer groups of different ages, identities and needs.

Since 2020, the China Stationery and Sporting Goods Association collaborates with Paperworld China to feature even more China’s leading manufacturers, suppliers and noted speakers at the fair. Participants will be able to obtain first-hand information on everything from stationery & office supplies to stationery gift items, art and craft supplies, while having the opportunities to gain insights on industry technology, equipment, and future prospects via a series of thought-provoking conferences and seminars.

Fair facts

Opening hours
15 – 17 November 2024 (Friday – Sunday)
Exhibition venue
Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center, Shanghai, China
Exhibition space 17,000 sqm gross (plan)
Number of visitors
28,906 (2023)
Number of exhibitors 316 (2023)

Product groups


Culture: Stationery, school and office supplies

Trend: Hot and trendy merchandise for daily life


School supplies: Student supplies, Stationery, Electronic study tools, Teaching aids, School sporting equipment

Office supplies: Office equipment, Workspace organisers, Computer and mobile accessories

Art supplies: Drawing / paints, Handicrafts and DIY

Paper and writing supplies: Paper and printed products, Pens & writing instruments, The four treasures of study, Writing accessories


Campus circle: Cosmetics and accessories, Digital video and audio, Sports and hobbies, Other trendy youth items

Office circle: Environmental cleaning and disinfection, Tea & barista accessories, Anxiety relief products, Office mobility, Personalised workspace, Small electronics and appliances for travel

Creative cirlce: Zakka, Cultural creativity and licensing, Journals and scrapbooking, Art toy / models and figures, Board games, ACG related accessories, Festival & party products

Family circle: Mystery puzzle books, Jigsaw puzzle, STEAM, Learning machines, Pets supplies and accessories

Visitor profile

  • Wholesalers
  • Dealers
  • Importer and Exporters
  • Agents
  • Department Stores
  • Supermarkets
  • Retailers
  • Schools, Institutes
  • Government procurement
  • Corporate procurement
  • Manufacturers
  • Hotel and Recreations
  • Media and PR companies