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All-new Global Sources Lifestyle
Meet the Millennials

HONG KONG, October 27, 2018 – The new Global Sources Lifestyle trade fair opens today at AsiaWorld-Expo. Running through to October 30, the fair features creative, curated and innovative gifts, premiums and home products. Co-located with Global Sources Fashion , Hong Kong’s largest fashion sourcing event, to leverage the strengths of both fairs, it offers a brand-new sourcing experience and provides attendees of each show with an expanded range of complementary sourcing options. Attendees can conveniently source gifts and premiums, smart toys and gadgets, home decorations, office supplies, fashion accessories, fabrics and apparel, all under one roof.

A team of professors and Students of Savannah College of Arts and Design (SCAD) was invited to build a fresh and modern look for Global Sources Lifestyl e, to bring vibrancy and energy to the six product categories; Festival Décor, Gifts & Packing, Gadgets, Healthy Life, Office Space and Home Products.

Global Sources Lifestyle features hot products and upcoming market trends, highlighted in showcases such as the new Meet the Millennials collection, Lifestyle Live, Cool Design Award & Gallery and Color Trends Area by Pantone.

“We are delighted to be launching Global Sources Lifestyle . This new sourcing show offers buyers a comprehensive selection of in-demand products. It’s a whole new sourcing experience that combines Global Sources’ expertise in event management and product curation to give buyers a one-stop, high-quality sourcing platform” said Cameron Walker, President of Global Sources Gifts, Home and Hardware Group.

Global Sources Lifestyle highlights include:

  • NEW Meet the Millennials –the Millennial zone which incorporates product categories including On the Go, Tech on Tech, Smart Fit, My Home and #Unwind that meet the needs of different individuals.
  • NEW Lifestyle Live – A daily program of live shows on fitness, travel, culinary, photography and home decor topics hosted by 13 key opinion leaders and influencers.
  • Cool Design Award & Gallery – Showcase of best innovative products recognized by Amazon sellers, B2B buyers and designers.
  • Color Trends Area by Pantone – Previewing the hot hues in home products for the coming season.
  • Global Sources Summit for eCommerce sellers – A 3-day conference to help attendees supercharge their Amazon and online business by learning best practices from global experts.

Thousands of top buyers are expected to attend including Amazon, Auchan, Best Buy, Carrefour, Darty, eBay, El Corte Ingles, Gap, Hallmark, Hasbro, LG, Li & Fung, Linen Chest, Mannings, Marks & Spencer, Office Depot, Panasonic, Swarovski, Target and Tesco.

Comprehensive services for online and Amazon sellers

A wide range of services aims to help enhance the buying experience of online and Amazon sellers and enable them to source more efficiently. This includes products from exhibitors that accept small orders, an Online Retail 101 conference highlighting eCommerce strategy and marketing techniques, and a special fashion parade on what is hot on Amazon, as well as the Global Sources Summit. Voted Best Amazon Conference in the 2017 Seller Awards, this three-day conference helps intermediate and advanced Amazon and e-commerce sellers source from Asia.

The app enables buyers to shortlist exhibitors, find booths, take pictures and then follow exhibitors after the show. The At the Show newsletter provides daily reports and live videos on the hottest products.

Opening hours for the show are:

  • October 27–29 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • October 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Buyers can find more information about the Global Sources trade fairs and pre-register to attend at

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