The Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s 26th edition of the Hong Kong Gifts Premium Fair recorded attendance of more than 4,000 exhibitors during the event, which was held April 27-30 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The four-day event, the largest of its kind in the industry, was held concurrently with the Hong Kong International Printing & Packaging Fair at AsiaWorld-Expo. Vice chairman of the Hong Kong Exporters’ Association, Benson Pau, said, “Hong Kong’s gift exports jumped 17 percent to HK$155.7 billion last year. …… more
Hong Kong-based business-to-business media group Global Sources has announced a new partnership in India. Global Sources will partner with Infocom Network Limited, which operates a leading Indian online sourcing platform, TradeIndia.com. The two companies jointly will host the Global Sources Machinery & Industrial Supplies Fair at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai. The event will be held Nov. 23-25 and will target domestic Indian buyers and suppliers across a wide range of categories including engineering goods & equipment, machinery, pumping equipment, testing &… more
More than 150 delegates from 14 countries and territories gathered in India for UFI’s, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, 9th edition of the UFI Open Seminar in Asia. This is the first time the event has been held in India, which was held in Bangalore and hosted by the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC). UFI’s two-day seminar in Bangalore featured a line-up of speakers including industry veterans such as well-known industry consultant, Jochen Witt, R.E. Rogers’ Ravinder Sethi, UBM Asia’s Executive Vice President, Michael Duck and Adsale… more
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