BME Shanghai Co. Ltd. (BME China) is the China subsidiary of the German Association Materials Management, Purchasing and Logistics (BME). Our mission in China is to serve and to support BME's members and the overall development of the Chinese and international sourcing community. The services, events and trainings of BME China are open to interested companies, buyers and supply chain managers from all sectors and countries.

In China, the BME offers the following major services for buyers and suppliers:

  • The International Sourcing Fair (ISF) & BME China Sourcing Conference
  • Industry-specific conferences such as Steel & Plastics
  • German-Chinese Supplier Innovation Dialogue
  • Supplier-Buyer Matchmaking Meetings
  • Purchasing Training and Seminars
  • Purchasing Manager Meetings
  • Cooperation with governments, chambers and industrial zones
  • Scouting and preselection of suppliers

Facts about the BME:
One of the largest buyers’ associations in Europe!

  • We represent a procurement volume of 1.25 trillion Euros per year with its members
  • We organize around 900 congresses, seminars and supplier conventions each year
  • We have a strong network with political and economic institutions
  • We are a key player in the German professional training market for purchasing, logistics and supply management

Our key objectives are:

  • Contributing to knowledge transfer in the fields of materials management, purchasing & logistics
  • Promoting scientific development and new trends for methods, procedures and techniques
  • Assisting members in developing and entering new markets across the globe
  • International relationships with business federations, universities and other research institutions