The 18th China International Alcoholic Drinks Expo (hereafter referred to as "CIADE") kicked off in Luzhou, China on April 13, 2023. On this occasion, merchants from all over the country gathered in this City of Wine.
According to China Alcoholic Drinks Association, sponsor of the event, the expo attracted over 800 enterprises and more than 1,500 industrial influencers to attend. The event this year set a record of number of activities and guests. Since the CIADE was made to permanently host in Luzhou in 2014, the city has taken it as a platform to link the urban development with the wine culture to promote the quality development of the wine industry. In 2022, the value-added growth rate of Luzhou's wine industry reached 8.1%, and the revenue of the liquor industry broke the RMB100 billion threshold again. Under the strong support of the government, the expo has constantly innovated the brand and improved the event quality. Since 2014, the expo has taken a cumulative exhibition area of over 500,000 square kilometers, and attracted nearly 4,200 enterprises, and over 10,000 industrial experts and influencers from over 60 countries/regions to attend. Georgia, Australia, France, Italy, Chile, and Argentina have served as the guest of honor in a row.Ciade