Sharing the common purpose of creating an art platform for the exchange of cross-cultural ideas, UnionPay International has fostered multifaceted cooperation with ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair, JINGART, and DnA SHENZHEN Design and Art Fair.
ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair, JINGART, and DnA SHENZHEN Design and Art Fair are committed to building diverse art platforms bridging the east and the west for local and international exhibitors. More than 200 galleries are participating offline this year, of which more than 30% are from overseas markets including Europe, America, East Asia, and nearly 70% have exhibition spaces in China and other parts of Asia.
UnionPay is a leading global card scheme. Its acceptance network has been extended to 180 countries and regions. Besides, more than 22 million online merchants in more than 200 countries and regions support UnionPay cards. Based on the continuous improvement of the acceptance environment, UnionPay International also launched a variety of products such as UnionPay PaybyLink and UPI Shop the World Platform to meet the diversified needs of merchants and consumers. In 2020, UnionPay International cooperated with ART021 for the first time, attracting nearly 20 world-leading art galleries and auction houses to access UnionPay PaybyLink services, providing buyers with convenient online payment services based on UnionPay cards. This year, this partnership continued to provide UnionPay payment services for art galleries, and launched a new installment product based on UnionPay credit cards to further optimize the buyer experience.
ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair, JINGART, and DnA SHENZHEN Design and Art Fair, together with UnionPay International, will continue to focus on China’s dynamics and the world’s trends, work in collaboration with top galleries around the globe, build professional platforms for gallerists, artists, collectors, sponsors, and art museums, and strive for the extension and innovation of China’s art market.
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In partnership with more than 2400 institutions worldwide, UnionPay International has enabled card acceptance in 180 countries and regions with issuance in 70 countries and regions. UnionPay International provides high quality, cost effective and secure cross-border payment services to the world’s largest cardholder base and ensures convenient local services to a growing number of global UnionPay cardholders and merchants.
Founded in 2013, ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair is a professional platform connecting galleries, artists, collectors and sponsors, committed to leveraging local resources with a global perspective, supporting Chinese contemporary art and cultivating new generations of domestic collectors, and sparing no efforts to promote the development of the art market.
Established in 2018, JINGART is an art fair staged in Beijing and connected to the world, focusing on modern and contemporary art, presenting exceptional selections of works including top quality pieces from proven masters and emerging artists represented by national and international galleries, bridging the dynamic culture between east and west.
DnA SHENZHEN Design and Art Fair is committed to building a diversified international design and art platform for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, integrating the ancient and the modern. DnA SHENZHEN's D stands for DESIGN; n stands for and, which is also a symbol of "towards infinity"; A stands for ART. Art is endless and design is boundless. The first DnA SHENZHEN Design and Art Fair will be held in Shenzhen in September this year.
UnionPay PaybyLink aims to provide one-stop, secure and reliable solution for merchants who want to quickly set up online sales service for customers. Without the need for system development or reconfiguration, merchants can use the platform to rapidly create payment links that can be sent to customers via email, text message or social media, thus assisting merchants in enhancing brand value and increasing transaction volume in a short time.
UPI Shop the World Platform
Shop the World is a one-stop cross-border e-commerce platform designed particularly for UnionPay cardholders. It offers services covering every step on the shopping journey, including handpicked goods, translated information, secure payment, and global shipping. Open the UnionPay App, click on “Overseas Services” or just search “Shop the World” to find our platform.
UnionPay Installment enabling customers to pay for purchases with an existing credit card by splitting the cost into monthly payments, and merchants get full paid in advance.