Hong Kong Trade Development Council Trade Fairs

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The HKTDC Trade Fairs are a series of international trade fairs held annually and organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong.

International Tea Fair[edit]

Its first edition was held August 2009 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.[1] The 2009 fair attracted over 250 exhibitors from 17 countries & regions, including mainland China, India, Sri Lanka and Taiwan. The fair is scheduled to coincide with the HKTDC Food Expo and International Conference & Exhibition of the Modernization of Chinese Medicine & Health Products in 2010.[2]

Range of exhibits[edit]

  • Tea
  • Processed tea and tea product
  • Tea packaging
  • Tea processing equipment and testing service
  • Tea ware
  • Tea bar / organisation
  • Tea technology
  • Tea art
  • Tea media

Education and Careers Expo[edit]

HKTDC Education & Careers Expo which started in 1990, is a platform organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) which brings together bringing employers in contact with potential employees, and educators and professional bodies in contact with those looking to improve their skills and knowledge or to attain a professional qualification. The four-day-long fair is opened every year in the beginning of February at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.[3]

The 2009 expo welcomed 514 exhibitors, including educational institutes – from outside as well as within Hong Kong – together with public and private sector employers. Participants came from far and wide, with exhibitors from 14 countries and regions: Australia, Canada, the Chinese mainland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Macau, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, the UK, and the US.[4]

Major Exhibit Categories[edit]

Education • Colleges & Polytechnics • Universities • School for Continue Education • Vocational Training • Language Schools • Outside Hong Kong Educational Institutions Careers • Government Departments • Semi-government Organizations • Professional Associations • Private Enterprises Books, Stationery, Educational Supplies • Book Publishers / Book Stores • Learning Aids / Educational Equipment [4]

Baby Products Fair[edit]

The Hong Kong Baby Products Fair is an annual trade fair organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), with its first edition scheduled for January 2010. It is a spin-off event from the HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, the second largest fair of its kind in the world and the biggest in Asia. The new Baby Products Fair will presents nearly 300 exhibitors and will feature group pavilions representing the Chinese mainland, Taiwan and Thailand.[5][6]

The fair coincides with the HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, Hong Kong International Stationery Fair and HKTDC Hong Kong International Licensing Show, which give a broader market overview and provide opportunities for buyers with specialist interests.[7]

Range of exhibits[edit]

  • Baby wear and footwear
  • Strollers and gear
  • Skincare and bath products
  • Feeding and nursery products
  • Bedding and furniture
  • Baby toys and activities
  • Gift sets
  • Maternity products

Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair[edit]

The HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair is the largest toy industry event in Asia and the second largest in the world. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), it is held annually in January in Hong Kong, China, featuring over 2,000 international exhibitors and catering to the needs of buyers from around the world. Exhibits include educational toys & games, hobby goods, magic items, outdoor & sporting items, paper products & toy packaging, video games, along with Brand Name Gallery [8] for branded toys.

Peripheral activities include information events, such as seminars and the Product Demo and Launching Pad, as well as social networking occasions. The event is concurrent with the Hong Kong International Stationery Fair [9] the HKTDC Hong Kong International Licensing Show [10] and the HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair. This enlarges the scope for sourcing and presents more opportunities for productive business partnerships. It incorporates elements of the discontinued HKTDC Summer Sourcing Show for Gifts, Houseware & Toys.[11]

Major Exhibit Categories[edit]

Candy Toys, Educational Toys & Games, Electronic & Remote Control Toys, Hobby Goods, Magic Items, Multiple Products/ General Merchandise, Outdoor & Sporting Items, Paper Products & Toy Packaging, Party Items, Toy Parts & Accessories, Soft Toys & Dolls, Vehicles, Mechanical Toys & Action Figures, Video Games

Hong Kong International Stationery Fair[edit]

Co-organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd., the Hong Kong International Stationery Fair [1] is held annually in January in Hong Kong, China, offering a range of stationery and back-to-school items, including artist’s supplies, children's stationery, office equipment, educational systems, gift stationery, writing instruments and many more.

The event is concurrent with the HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair [12] and the HKTDC Hong Kong International Licensing Show [2]. This enlarges the scope for sourcing and presents more opportunities for productive business partnerships.

Major Exhibit Categories[edit]

Artist’s Supplies, Children’ Stationery & School Supplies, Computer Peripherals & Related Accessories, Consumables for Office Equipment Gift Stationery, Office Equipment, Paper & Printing Products, Writing Equipment

World Boutique[edit]

World Boutique, Hong Kong is organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and held concurrently with the Hong Kong Fashion Week during at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in January every year. It showcases the latest branded fashion products, designers' collections, fashion accessories, home fashion, and lifestyle products and small gifts.[13][14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hong Kong International Tea Fair 2009". Hong Kong Tourism Board. Retrieved 22 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "HKTDC Hong Kong International Tea Fair". Centerpoint Exhibition. Retrieved 22 November 2009. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Education & Careers Expo 2009". U.S. Commercial Services. United States of America Department of Commerce. 2009-09-10. Archived from the original on 2008-10-08. Retrieved 30 November 2009. 
  4. ^ a b "Hong Kong Education & Career Expo". ForeignersCN. Retrieved 30 November 2009. 
  5. ^ "HKTDC Invites Canadian Companies to Join Buying Mission to Toys & Games Fair". Gifts & Tablewares. 18 November 2009. Retrieved 27 November 2009. 
  6. ^ "Hong Kong trade events offer rewarding opportunities for Emirati businesses". Al Bawaba. 23 November 2009. Retrieved 27 November 2009. [permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Hong Kong trade events offer rewarding opportunities for Emirati businesses AED 38 million buyer sponsorship package offered to Emirati companies". Arab Wide Web. 23 November 2009. Retrieved 27 November 2009. 
  8. ^ "HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair". Hktoyfair.hktdc.com. Retrieved 2010-02-06. 
  9. ^ "Hong Kong International Stationery Fair". Hkstationeryfair.com. Retrieved 2010-02-06. 
  10. ^ "Hong Kong International Licensing Show". Hklicensingshow.hktdc.com. 2004-01-13. Retrieved 2010-02-06. 
  11. ^ "HKTDC Summer Sourcing Show for Gifts, Houseware & Toys". HKTDC. Accessed 11 May 2012.
  12. ^ "HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair". Hktoyfair.hktdc.com. Retrieved 2010-02-06. 
  13. ^ Marikit Yamato (2010-01-26). "Hong Kong Fashion Week Fall 2010: When East Meets West | FashionWindows Network". Fashionwindows.net. Retrieved 2010-02-06. 
  14. ^ "Hong Kong Fashion Extravaganza Show - Lifestyle News". SINA English. 19 January 2010. Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 6 February 2010. 

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