Shandong Province is a coastal province of East China, called Shandong for short, with Jinan as its capital. It is located in the east coast of China between 34°22.9 '-38°24.01' N and 114°47.5 '-122°42.3' E. It borders Hebei, Henan, Anhui and Jiangsu provinces from north to south. Shandong is 721.03 kilometers long from east to west and 437.28 kilometers long from north to south. The land area of the province is 155,800 square kilometers.  In 2021, the permanent population of Shandong Province was 101,699,900, an increase of 172,400 over the previous year.
The central part of Shandong is a protruding mountain, the southwest and northwest are low and flat, and the east is gentle and undulating. The terrain is mainly mountainous and hilly. The east part is the Shandong Peninsula, the west and north part is the North China Plain, and the central and south part is mountainous and hilly, forming a landform with mountains and hills as the skeleton and staggered plains and basins. It spans the Huaihe River, Yellow River, Haihe River, Xiaoqing River and Jiaodong River system. It is a warm temperate monsoon climate.
As of June 2020, Shandong Province has jurisdiction over 16 prefecture-level cities, including 58 municipal districts, 26 county-level cities and 52 counties, totaling 136 county-level administrative regions. There were 664 subdistricts, 1,092 towns and 68 townships, totaling 1,824 townships.
By the end of 2021, the regional GDP of Shandong Province was 8,309.59 billion yuan, per capita GDP was 72,151 yuan.
On May 20, 2022, Shandong Province became the only demonstration province of the United Nations Biodiversity Finance Program in China.
Major Fairs Held In Shandong:
1. China (Shouguang) International Vegetable Science and Technology Expo
China (Shouguang) International Vegetable Science and Technology Fair (referred to as Vegetable Fair) was founded in 2000, is the national AAAAA agricultural professional exhibition, and in 2018 formally joined the International Exhibition Industry Association (UFI). The Expo showcased new varieties of vegetables, new cultivation models, new technologies, new concepts of modern management, and rich cultural heritage, which promoted the improvement of vegetable quality and industry and played a positive role in the revitalization of rural areas and the transformation of old and new driving forces of agriculture
2. China (Jinan) International Solar Energy Utilization Conference and Exhibition
China (Jinan) International Solar Energy Utilization Conference was founded in 2007, is a national industry event jointly sponsored by the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Construction and other ministries. The conference with "effective, professional, innovative, authoritative" characteristics and brand image, in the participation of many domestic and foreign counterparts, has become the industry's high specification, influence, exhibitors more national event.
3. China (Dongying) International Petroleum and Petrochemical Equipment and Technology Exhibition </a></div>
China (Dongying) International Petroleum and Petrochemical Equipment and Technology Exhibition is sponsored by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and Shandong Provincial People's Government. It passed the UFI International certification in 2017. And has won the "China's Top Ten characteristic Professional exhibition", "China's Top Ten Brand Exhibition", "China's most distinctive professional exhibition", "Shandong Province's first brand exhibition", "Brilliant 70 years · the 16th China Exhibition Star Award", "China Brand Exhibition Gold Medal" and other honors.
4, China (Guangrao) International rubber tire and auto parts Exhibition
China (Guangrao) International rubber tire & Auto Parts Exhibition (hereinafter referred to as Guangrao Tire Exhibition) by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Shandong Provincial people's government sponsored, is the industry communication bridge, industry display window, trade interaction platform, is a large scale of domestic, professional strong, international influence tire professional exhibition.
5. Qingdao International Water Conference
Qingdao International Water Conference is a high-end international academic and technical conference sponsored by China Association for Science and Technology and Qingdao Municipal People's Government, and supported by the World Water Council, International Water Association and Shandong Science and Technology Association. The conference has great influence and popularity in the industry, has developed into a well-known international conference brand in the Asia-Pacific region.
6. China (Linyi) International Trade and Logistics Expo
China (Linyi) International Trade and Logistics Expo is sponsored by China Federation of Commerce, China Association of Communications and Transportation, China Association of Department of Commerce, China Chamber of Foreign Contractors, Shandong Department of Commerce, Shandong Industry and Commerce Bureau, Shandong Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Linyi Municipal People's Government. Linyi Business Expo is a state-level comprehensive exhibition activity that focuses on promoting the healthy and sustainable development of commercial circulation industry in Shandong and even the whole country. It is the largest state-level exhibition undertaken by Linyi City, an important window to display the characteristics of commercial logistics in Linyi City, and an important platform to promote Linyi City. It is an important starting point to develop the emerging business economy, promote the transformation and upgrading of the mall and build the exhibition city.
7, China (Linyi) house customized boutique exhibition
China (Linyi) Whole House Custom boutique Exhibition is sponsored by China Wood and Wood Products Circulation Association, China National Forest Products Industry Association, Shandong Freide International Convention and Exhibition Group, and supported by Linyi City People's Government, Linyi City Administration Committee, Linyi City Commerce Bureau, Linyi City Forestry Bureau, Lanshan District People's Government. After development, China (Linyi) Whole house custom boutique Exhibition has become a grand industry event including the upstream and downstream contents of the whole house customization, assembly materials, whole wood home decoration, smart home, woodworking machinery and accessories, and each exhibition category has its own scale and characteristics. To provide systematic and one-stop solutions for the upgrading and development of the whole chain of the whole house customization industry.
8. China (Shandong) International Textile Expo
China (Shandong) International Textile Expo promotes the development of textile and garment industry chain in Shandong and the northern region with the comprehensive cooperation of professional garment factories, trade order companies, brand clothing, designers, and surface and accessories manufacturers. It is known as the "platform for the selection of textile and garment ecological industry chain in northern China" in the industry.
9. China Shandong International Modern Agricultural Machinery Exhibition
China Shandong International Modern Agricultural Machinery Exhibition is a grand event of agricultural machinery industry sponsored by China Machinery Industry Federation and Shandong Institute of Industry and Information Technology. It covers the machinery of the whole food production chain. It has become a new platform for international cooperation in the field of agricultural machinery for business negotiation, project investment and technical cooperation, and is the first agricultural machinery exhibition in China that has passed UFI certification.
10. China International Cultural Tourism Expo
China International Culture and Tourism Expo focuses on displaying new achievements in the integrated development of culture and tourism industry in Shandong Province, improving the level of marketization, internationalization, specialization, information technology and brand, adhering to the online and offline linkage, expanding, strengthening and improving the integrated development of culture and tourism brands, thus promoting the high-quality development of cultural and tourism industry in Shandong Province and pushing the construction of a culturally strong province to a new level. It is of special significance to promote the integrated development of culture and tourism and further build the brand of cultural tourism.