HKTDC’s Wine & Spirits Fair Attracts 1,000 Exhibitors
This week, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) opened the 7th edition of the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The fair, running from 6th to 8th November, opened with more than 1,000 exhibitors from 38 countries and regions.
This year’s wine & spirits fair is themed “Leisure in Chateau”, and will be attended by more than 70 buying missions consisting of 2,000 international companies organised by the HKTDC. First-time exhibitors this year include those from Belarus, Colombia and Macedonia. A new addition this year is the “Whisky and Spirits Zone” where more than 90 exhibitors will represent the spirits sector.
According to the HKTDC, close to 30 group pavilions are hosted at the fair. There are four pavilions making their debuts this year, including the Australia In Vines Association from the Yarra Valley in Australia, Sichuan Provincial Economic and Information Commission from mainland China, Italy’s Rome Chamber of Commerce, and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy of the Republic of Macedonia.