Spring China Sourcing Fairs to open with more than 6,800 booths
Top buyers from more than 180 countries expected to attend including Best Buy, Carrefour, El Corte Ingles, Foxconn, Intel, Lenovo, Panasonic, Sears, Sony and Ralph Lauren
HONG KONG, April 8, 2014 – Global Sources' (NASDAQ: GSOL) spring China Sourcing Fairs will be held April 12-15 and April 27-30 at AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong. Combined, the 11 specialized trade shows will feature more than 6,800 booths, including the inaugural China Sourcing Fair: Mobile & Wireless.
The April 12-15 China Sourcing Fairs are Electronics & Components, Mobile & Wireless, Security Products, and the Korea Sourcing Fair: Electronics & Components.
China Sourcing Fairs to be held April 27-30 are Gifts & Premiums, Home Products, Fashion Accessories, Garments & Textiles, Underwear & Swimwear, India Sourcing Fair: Garments & Accessories and the Korea Sourcing Fair: Gifts & Premiums.
The spring China Sourcing Fairs will showcase the largest group of quality mainland China suppliers to exhibit at any trade show in Hong Kong with more than 5,400 booths. Companies from more than 20 countries and territories, including Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Africa, South Korea, the Philippines, Sweden, Turkey and Vietnam will be exhibiting at the Fairs.
Among the tens of thousands of buyers expected to attend the shows are Amazon, Adidas, Best Buy, Carrefour, Dollar General, El Corte Ingles, Folli Follie, Fossil, Foxconn, Hyundai, Intel, Intelbras, Lacoste, Lenovo, Li & Fung, Liverpool, Nike, Panasonic, Ralph Lauren, Samsung, Sears, Target and Tesco. Buyers can source innovative products from quality suppliers across Asia and the world.
"Our shows have become 'must-attend' events with 90 percent of booths reserved by suppliers exhibiting exclusively at our shows – 75 percent by direct manufacturers. This offers visiting buyers a unique opportunity to cut out the middleman and source directly at competitive prices, with flexible terms for production and delivery," said Tommy Wong, President of Global Sources Exhibitions.
Largest-ever spring electronics series to run April 12-15
This spring's sold out electronics series is the largest-ever with more than 4,200 booths, representing an increase of 7 percent year-on-year. As Asia's largest consumer electronics sourcing event, the Fair includes Asia's first and biggest mobile and wireless industry-specific trade show with more than 1,050 booths.
In its first session, the China Sourcing Fair: Mobile & Wireless has already attracted hundreds of exhibitors of products including smartphones and tablets, mobile power, Bluetooth products, and iProducts and mobile devices accessories.
One highlight of the inaugural Mobile & Wireless show is the opening keynote titled Wearable Technology in 2014: What Does it Need to Succeed?, offering a look at the latest industry trends.
April 27-30 consumer product trade show series to offer expanded sourcing options
This spring's consumer product shows will cover a wide range of gifts, home, garments, textiles and fashion accessories products.
It will also feature Asia's biggest scarves collection of quality exhibitors from Greater China and Asia. Exhibiting more than 400 booths, the bag pavilion is the largest in Hong Kong, showcasing products including luggage, sports bags, fashion bags and promotional bags.
Wong concluded: "With 11 specialized events this spring, no other trade show series offers buyers the same combination of product range and convenience here in Hong Kong, all under one roof."
Value-added services to help buyers and exhibitors maximize trade opportunities
Among the unique services to help buyers and suppliers maximize value from the shows are:
Buyers can register for free and find more information at http://www.chinasourcingfair.com.
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