World’s largest electronics sourcing show opens today with 5,500 booths in two phases
Startup Launchpad pavilion highlights Hong Kong’s role as a leading startup hub
HONG KONG, April 11, 2016 – Global Sources Electronics, the world’s largest electronics sourcing show, opens today and is running in two phases, April 11-14 and 18-21, at Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Expo.
As the flagship trade show of Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL), this spring edition is featuring 5,500 booths of electronics products from suppliers in Greater China, Korea and across Asia. Attendees can get an up-close look at leading edge electronics coming out of the region through Experience Zones and the Startup Launchpad pavilion.
The first phase is being held from April 11 to 14 with a focus on home, office, and auto electronics; plus security products and electronic components. The second phase, Mobile Electronics, is scheduled to run from April 18 to 21 and is expected to showcase 2,300 booths of the latest smartphones, tablets, wearable devices and mobile accessories.
President of Global Sources Electronics Group, Tommy Wong, said: “Global Sources Electronics show has become a must-attend event for global buyers. We are especially committed to showcasing and nurturing innovation, and we continue to develop services that support Hong Kong’s role as Asia’s innovation hub.”
Global Sources Electronics puts spotlights on fast-growing categories
In addition, Analyst Choice booklets will be distributed to buyers at the show featuring new and innovative products selected by Global Sources analysts.
Startup Launchpad spurs innovation and idea exchange
The Global Sources Electronics show is expected to attract more than 50,000 buyers from 150 countries and territories, including purchasing decision makers from Asus, Belkin, Best Buy, Bose, Brookstone, Canon, Carrefour, Dolby Electronics, Fujitsu, Haier, Hewlett Packard, Hitachi, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Intelbras, Li & Fung, Lowe’s, Monster, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Staples and Toshiba.
The show is complemented by five electronics industry websites accessible from GlobalSources.com. Each site deliversexclusive content, updated daily – including Analyst’s Choice which provides an unbiased selection of new and innovative products from exhibitors, advertisers, non-advertisers, startups and leading brands in the region.
Value-added services to enhance buyer and supplier efficiency
Opening hours for the show are:
Buyers can find more information about the Global Sources Electronics show and pre-register to attend at http://www.globalsources.com/exhibitions .More information about Global Sources is available on the company’s corporate site (http://www.corporate.globalsources.com), Facebook and Twitter (/globalsources).
About Global Sources
Global Sources is a leading business-to-business media company and a primary facilitator of trade with Greater China.
The core business facilitates trade between Asia and the world using English-language media such as online marketplaces (GlobalSources.com), trade shows, magazines, and apps.
More than 1 million international buyers, including 95 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.
Now in its fifth decade, Global Sources has been publicly listed on the NASDAQ since 2000.