This year, German trade fair organiser Koelnmesse launched the Solar Thermal China 2011. The B2B trading platform for solar thermal products will take place together with the Clean Energy Expo China 2011 at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, from 22 to 24 June. The trade fair is going to be open to trade buyers and industry professionals only. The conference schedule is will be drawn up by an advisory council - including representatives from leading organisations, such as Tsinghua University, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the China Academy of Building Research (CABR) and leading manufacturers. In 2010, the Clean Energy Expo China (CEEC) attracted 400 exhibitors, with 4 national pavilions, and over 16,000 visitors from 44 countries.