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Global Sources Lifestyle show opens with latest gifts & home products
with Meet the Millennials, Cool Design Gallery and more

HONG KONG, April 27, 2019 Global Sources Lifestyle trade fair opens today at AsiaWorld-Expo. Running through to April 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 uniquely crafted 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.

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

“With a rich selection of creative, curated and innovative products, Global Sources Lifestyle features pavilions for Home Products, Festival Décor, Healthy Life, Gifts & Packaging, Office Space and Gadgets, and now the new Life Tech pavilion for STEM education toys, smart air purifiers, aromatherapy devices, humidifiers and biodegradable products. The show offers 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:

 ·  Meet the Millennials – source from a curated selection of innovative products that appeal to today’s highest-spending age group: on-the-go, tech-savvy, home-centered, health-conscious, hyper connected and constantly sharing
 ·  Cool Design Gallery – showcase of the most innovative, award-winning products curated by the Lifestyle team & product experts, with product launches and Sample Order feature
 ·  Design Corner – featuring the latest cool and unique products from exhibitors, independent designers and rising design companies
 ·  Hot Product Demos – live demonstrations of cutting-edge products from exhibitors presented by social media influencers
 ·  Color Trends Area – hot and trendsetting hues in gifts & home products for the coming season, in partnership with Pantone
 ·  Eco-friendly Green Zone – showcases environment-friendly tech products, including biodegradable dinnerware and products of waste materials, to promote green and low carbon environmental protection
 ·  Business Matching for VIP Buyers – 400 to 600 business matching services for buyers and suppliers
 ·  Best Booth Presentation Awards – a booth presentation competition geared towards encouraging exhibitors to boost trade show participation efficiency by constantly improving product display & booth design

Conferences focusing on market trends and industry development
Global Sources Lifestyle is scheduled to host a series of onsite conferences including Online & Mobile Retail Strategies, Smart Lifestyle Tips from Online Influencers, Chic Lifestyle: Design x Innovation and Smart Sourcing & Manufacturing. Top industry experts plan to share their views on market trends and industry development.

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.

Thousands of major buyers are expected to attend including Auchan, Best Buy, Carrefour, Fossil, Fujitsu, Hallmark, Hasbro, Lego, Marks & Spencer, Mattel, Office Depot, Quicksilver, Target and Tesco.

The GlobalSources.com 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.

Care & Share
Global Sources is committed to organizing eco-friendly and sustainable trade shows. Since 2006, Global Sources has donated through Care & Share, a charity partnership program with Crossroads Foundation, five full container loads of items including furniture, mobile accessories and stationery to 64 NGOs and social welfare service centers in Hong Kong and the rest of the world.

About Global Sources
Established for 48 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 (GlobalSources.com/exhibitions), online marketplaces (GlobalSources.com), magazines, and apps.

The company organizes export sourcing shows in Hong Kong 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.

Press Contact
Lierence Li
Tel: (852) 2814-5580/ 6110-8495
e-mail:lierenceli@globalsources.com

April Ng
Tel: (852) 2814-5544 / 9811 5907
e-mail:aprilng@globalsources.com