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Global Sources Consumer Electronics opens today
Home Audio and Smart Home products lead the trends

Hong Kong SAR, October 11, 2019 Today sees the launch of Global Sources Consumer Electronics at AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong SAR, featuring more than 4,000 booths of the latest electronic products. This sourcing event encompasses home, outdoor and automotive electronics, gaming products, smart living, electronic components, commercial electronics, together with computer products and accessories.

Global Sources Electronics consists of two phases which are Consumer Electronics (11-14 Oct) and Mobile Electronics (18-21 Oct). Together they offer 1,100 booths that make it Asia’s largest audio product hall, while True Wireless Stereo Zone and Party Audio Zone are specially added. It showcases the latest audio technologies and products, including headphones, Bluetooth speakers, True Wireless Stereo (TWS), professional audio products, as well as home audio, cables and accessories.

In addition, Global Sources continues to cooperate with China Audio Industry Association (CAIA) for Golden Ear Choice. At the moment, 74 audio products have been awarded with their unique features and exceptional quality. Among these products, award-winning ones will be displayed in the Golden Ear Award Audio Product Display & Experience Zone during both shows.

Furthermore, the show offers Hong Kong SAR's one and only dedicated Smart Home pavilion with devices and whole systems for home automation, which exhibit renowned products such as Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Zigbee. A new Biometrics & Smart Lock Zone and a Korea Pavilion will be installed, while four exhibitors from Shenzhen and Hangzhou will be providing a multi-scenario and immersive smart home experience to the buyers.

Other Global Sources Consumer Electronics show highlights involve:
     •  Personal Transporter Test Drive (Hall 2)
 A hands-on experience area for buyers to try out the latest personal transporters, including electric scooters, e-bikes and light electric motorcycles.

     •  Analyst’s Choice Zone (Hall 1)
 Covering eight key categories and more than 100 products selected by professional analysts from show exhibitors, Analyst’s Choice Zone gathers products with new ideas, high quality and advanced technology. It also features a Design Space booth to showcase internationally renowned design award-winning products.

     •  Next-Gen Components Zone (Hall 11)
 The world's only dedicated electronic component sourcing showcase, which is 40% larger than that of the spring show. This area exhibits components applicable to seven popular industry categories: Automotive, Industrial & Robotics, Smart Living, Smart Security, Wearables, Medical, and Components from Taiwan.

     •  Conference Programs
 Top industry experts are scheduled to share the latest market trends, industry developments and sourcing strategies, including:
      •  October 11 – Transforming Our Lives with 5G
      •  October 12 – Redefining Sound Experience with Audio Technology
      •  October 13 – Smart Sourcing & Supply Chain Strategies
      •  October 14 – Online & Mobile Retail Strategies

Developing sustainable exhibitions
Global Sources is committed to building a sustainable exhibition practice. Since 2006, it has partnered with Crossroads International to donate more than five shipping containers worth of materials, including furniture, mobile phone accessories and stationery, to 64 non-profit organizations and social welfare organizations in Hong Kong SAR and in numerous places around the world.

About Global Sources
Global Sources is a leading business-to-business media company and a primary facilitator of trade with Greater China.

The company organizes export sourcing shows in Hong Kong SAR every April and October with eight events annually, including the world’s largest electronics and mobile electronics shows. 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.

The core business facilitates trade between Asia and the world through English-language media such as trade shows (GlobalSources.com/exhibitions), online marketplaces (GlobalSources.com), magazines, and apps.

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 regions.

Over the past 48 years, Global Sources has been serving the B2B industry with a reliable and professional trade platform highly trusted by the Company’s buyer and supplier communities.

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