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Convention and Exhibition Centre

Wan Chai site marked out for new convention centre

The government has earmarked a site next to the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai for a new convention complex. But the six-storey building, to stand atop the future MTR Exhibition station, will be used only for conventions and meetings.

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No plan to expand exhibition centres despite space constraints

The Convention and Exhibition Centre has turned away 44 exhibitions and 89 conferences in the past three years because of a shortage of space.

10 Jan 2013 - 4:34am

More English books, discounts

Book lovers can expect large discounts and a wider selection of books in English when the Hong Kong Book Fair opens today.

That's as competition among 530 exhibitors intensifies due to rising rents and limited space.

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Events

Today: Joint chamber lunch on 2012-2013 Budget. Convention and Exhibition Centre.

French Chamber of Commerce event: 'Dealing with the UK Bribery Act: What you need to know'. French Chamber.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce evening: 'Sources of capital and practical guidelines for your new ventures'. Kinwick Centre.

22 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

A riot of fun as young knitwear designers let their imaginations run wild

It may have started late and had a few problems along the running order, but the second annual Knitwear Symphony runway show certainly gave the international fashion crowd something to write home - or tweet - about.

26 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Exhibition visitor held over pearls theft

Police arrested a 54-year-old Japanese man suspected of stealing five pearls worth US$2,750 at the Hong Kong International Jewellery Manufacturers' Show yesterday. Officers found the five pearls when they searched the man as he left the Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Cyclist dies after falling from his bike

28 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Bidding process opens

The 22nd floor of Convention Plaza, a luxury residential property next to the Convention and Exhibition Centre, is inviting bids through Savills until September 28. Savills expects the 21,180 sqft property to fetch about HK$350 million. Meanwhile, the government is inviting public tenders for 35 South Bay Road from September 23 to October 28.

2 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Hong Kong Book Fair turns leaf

20 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Cutting edge

Seasoned designers faced off with new talent on the catwalk this week in a melting pot of creativity overflowing with colours, textures and ideas at the Convention and Exhibition Centre. A glimpse of possible trends ahead for 2012 were showcased during the fours days of Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring/Summer, which featured nearly 1,300 exhibitors from 21 countries and regions.

9 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

News

The Trade Development Council's Hong Kong Fashion Week for spring-summer 2012 will run from July 4 to 7 at the Convention and Exhibition Centre.

A catwalk show on July 4, 'Into the Light - Hong Kong New Design Force', will feature designs by finalists from the Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest from the past two years.

17 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

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