To connect quality buyers and suppliers worldwide by providing the right information, at the right time, in the right format.

Established for 49 years, Global Sources has built a trustworthy B2B platform that serves buyers and suppliers online and offline. The core business facilitates trade between Asia and the world through trade shows (, online marketplaces (, magazines, and apps.

The company organizes export sourcing shows in Hong Kong SAR every April and October with eight events annually, including the world’s largest electronics and mobile electronics shows as well as Lifestyle and Fashion shows.

More than 1.5 million international buyers, including 94 of the world's top 100 retailers, use these services to obtain product and company information to help them source more profitably from overseas supply markets. These services also provide suppliers with integrated marketing solutions to build corporate image, generate sales leads and win orders from buyers in more than 240 countries and territories.

Global Sources is also a majority shareholder in Shenzhen International Machinery Manufacturing Industry Exhibition (SIMM) and its related shows—the leading machinery exhibitions in Southern China.

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  • Worldwide quality buyers and suppliers


    professional buyers


    countries and regions of buyer origin


    booths Global Sources shows feature each year
  • China’s management elite community


    top executives


    active online users


    social media users
  • China's industrial manufacturing event


    professional audience




    square meters of exhibition area
  • Chief Executive China
  • Global Sources trade shows
  • SIMM

    The online marketplace serves as a one-stop sourcing platform for electronics, lifestyle, hardware, and fashion products. It is designed as a preferred channel for suppliers to market their products and for buyers to source profitably.

    O2O Showcase on the homepage displays select products in a prime position and helps suppliers demonstrate their strength and reach target buyers. The New Products section is updated daily to attract buyer attention and inquiries.

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  • China's leading business management media

    Chief Executive China is published by Global Sources, a leading business-to-business (B2B) media company with 47 years' experience in magazine publishing, to meet the urgent needs of China's executives for excellent management practices.

    Chief Executive China’s established media channels, including website, forums, mobile app, social media, and magazine, attract an extensive targeted community of over 5 million business elites.

    With operational experience of and established media and accurate media database management of over 26 years, Chief Executive China has become an entrusted multi- media platform solution provider.

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  • Global Sources trade shows

    Sourcing shows are held in April and October each year in Hong Kong SAR and feature innovative products from industries including consumer electronics, mobile electronics, lifestyle, and fashion.

    The shows feature a range of special pavilions, product launches, experience zones, conference programs, and one-stop services for Amazon sellers, to help buyers and suppliers gain insight into the latest market trends.

    As Asia’s largest hardware startup exhibition, Startup Launchpad facilitates global distribution of innovators’ products to well-known online and offline retail platforms.

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    Shenzhen International Industrial Manufacturing Technology Exhibition (Shenzhen International Machinery Manufacturing Industry Exhibition) is the largest professional manufacturing exhibition in southern China. Since debuting in 2000, the show has grown to become an international brand and the top choice for professionals to learn about the latest manufacturing technologies in the fields of automobile, telecommunication, consumer electronics, home appliance, molding, office equipment, medical instrument, new energy resources, glasses, and jewelry.

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  • Highly trusted by buyers and suppliers

    With over 40-year experience in global trade and 14-year expertise in organizing trade shows, Global Sources is highly trusted by both buyers and suppliers.

  • Integrated O2O services

    Based on an in-depth understanding of buyers’ sourcing habits, Global Sources offers online and offline (O2O) marketing solution which enables suppliers to engage with buyers through different channels.

  • Verticalization




    Vertical-specific sourcing information covering 19 industries helps suppliers reach target buyers.