China Events Roundup: November Edition


Events | 好事 is Dragon Group Asia’s new way of keeping track of events. Every months we list the best events happening in China, such as sporting events, performances, product launches, outdoor festivals, and business forums.

2017 World Snooker Shanghai Masters

2017.11.13 – 2017.11.18

Shanghai Gymnasium

The Shanghai Masters is a ranked World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association tournament that has been held in Shanghai for the past ten years, and returns for another edition from November 13th-18th at Shanghai Indoor Stadium. 64 players will participate in the event, with the grand prize set at £700,000. Ding Junhui headlines the list of players, and he will look to defend his title against the likes of Zhou Yuelong, Yan Bingtao, and Cao Yupeng among other young and promising Chinese players, as well as his longtime rival Ronnie “The Rocket” O’Sullivan, Stephen Maguire, and other veterans of the game.

Official Wechat:World_Snooker

The 21st China International Pet Show (CIPS)

2017.11.16 – 2017.11.19

National Convention and Exhibition Center

With 21 years of development, China International Pet Show (CIPS) has become the largest pet and aquarium products show in Asia-Pacific region, and been regarded as a must-attend show by the professionals in its industry. CIPS pools together the pets and aquarium manufacturers and suppliers for the whole world, which makes it the most efficient platform in Asia for gaining an overview of the market, scouting for new products and concepts, and establishing new business contacts in this sector. CIPS offers unparalleled opportunities for you to find out what is happening in the rapidly changing world of Asian pet and aquarium products, make new business contacts and help you grow your business.

Official Wechat:China_Pet_Show_CIPS

UFC Fight Night: Shanghai


Mercedes-Benz Arena

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lands in China for the first time ever on November 25th, as UFC Fight Night Shanghai will take center stage at Mercedes-Benz Arena. The main event will feature Anderson Silva taking on Kelvin Gastelum. Silva hails from Brazil, and holds the UFC record for most fights defending a championship. He enters the fight with a 38-4 overall record. Gastelum is from the United States, and comes in with a 14-8 record, ranked #8 overall at the middleweight class. The meeting of these two fighters in the octagon promises to be a thrilling encounter.

Official Wechat:ufcofficial

The 2017 ISU Grand Prix of Shanghai Super Cup

2017.11.24 – 2017.11.26

Oriental Sports Center

This is the first International Skating Union event to be named after the city it is taking place in, after last year’s edition was a rousing success. This year’s event will take place at Shanghai Oriental Sports Center from November 24th to 26th, at the Crown Indoor Stadium, and will be separated into short track speed skating, figure skating, and synchronized skating.


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