World’s largest electronics sourcing show opens today with 6,000 booths in two phases
Startup Launchpad to showcase the largest collection of consumer electronics startups in Asia
HONG KONG, Oct. 11, 2016 –Global Sources Electronics, the world’s largest electronics sourcing show, opens today and will be held in two phases at Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Expo. The event is Asia’s premier and most anticipated sourcing event for global electronics buyers.
As Global Sources’ (NASDAQ: GSOL) flagship trade show, the 2016 fall edition features 6,000 booths of the latest electronics from Greater China, Korea and across Asia. Several unique experience and demo zones, the Startup Launchpad pavilion and an informative conference program provide attendees with insights into rapidly accelerating innovation and technologies from across the region.
Running from Oct. 11 to 14, the first phase of Global Sources Electronics includes 3,500 booths and will focus on consumer electronics, security products and electronic components. The second phase, Mobile Electronics, will take place from Oct. 18 to 21 and will showcase the latest smartphones, tablets, wearable devices and mobile accessories.
President of Global Sources Electronics Group, Tommy Wong, said: “Global Sources Electronics is the world’s leading sourcing event where global buyers discover the newest and most creative electronics from China and Asia. Our commitment to drive innovation makes the show an important platform for technologies and idea exchange.”
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Startup Launchpad expands to showcase a broad range of innovative products
Attendees can also gain insights from 34 industry thought leaders who will share their knowledge of market trends and concepts. More information is available at http://www.launchpadhk.com/.
Value-added services to enhance buyer and supplier efficiency
The Global Sources Electronics show is expected to attract more than 60,000 buyers from 150 countries and territories, including purchasing decision makers from Acer, Amazon, Best Buy, Brookstone, Canon, Dolby, eBay, El Corte Ingles, Foxconn, Groupe Auchan, Hitachi, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Kesa Electricals, Logicom, Metro, NTT Docomo, Office Depot, Panasonic, Qualcomm, RadioShack, Samsung, Sony, Target, Tesco, Unilever, Woolworths and Yamaha.
The show is complemented by six electronics industry websites accessible from GlobalSources.com. Updated daily, each site delivers exclusive content, including Analyst’s Choice, an unbiased selection of new and innovative products from exhibitors, advertisers, non-advertisers, startups and leading brands in the region.
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.