Global Sources

Exhibition market to see strong Hong Kong growth

Hong Kong's exhibition market is expected to grow by 10 or 11 per cent a year until 2015. Photo: Xinhua

The market for exhibitions in Hong Kong and on the mainland can expect robust growth over the next three years, but exhibitions in certain sectors in the city will suffer from the global economic conditions this year, analysts said.

Thursday, 21 March, 2013, 5:20am

Trade fairs attract more Japanese despite disasters

Hong Kong has recorded an increasing number of Japanese buyers and exhibitors at its latest trade fairs, despite that country's recent devastating earthquake and tsunami.

20 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Putting quality on the line

With more buyers questioning the quality and safety of products made by mainland manufacturers, Global Sources is offering a product that can help.

26 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Products shine at biggest fair ever

Security and innovation are top of the agenda at this year's Electronics & Components show

China Sourcing Fair: Electronics & Components by Global Sources kicks off today and will run until Monday at the AsiaWorld-Expo.

12 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Fairs to remember as thousands take part

Record number of buyers and sellers pre-register for four big shows as event takes giant step forward in attracting big names

Global Sources' autumn China Sourcing Fairs continue to break new ground as they look set to attract the largest participation from sellers and buyers. More than 7,500 booths and 80,000 buyers have already pre-registered.

10 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Suppliers paying closer attention to quality control

Chinese suppliers are responding to buyers' increased concerns about quality following recent recalls of China-made products from the United States, according to a Global Sources survey.

More than 60 per cent of mainland suppliers are increasing their spending on quality control, according to the survey which polled more than 200 manufacturers last month.

10 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Just reward for innovative designs

Global Sources is launching its first Electronics Design Awards this year to identify the most exciting Asian electronics designs ranging from mobile phones, MP4 players to GPS and LCD televisions. The awards aim to encourage designs that transform people's lives.

10 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Mainland firms stepping up quality control

More than 60 per cent of mainland suppliers are increasing spending on quality control after the recent recalls of mainland-made products.

24 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Complex role for fair matchmaker

Trade Shows

Trade shows are a gathering of many companies from many nations and industries. As buyers and merchandisers view samples, negotiate and strike deals, exhibiting suppliers also take the opportunity to assess their competitors.

18 May 2007 - 12:00am

Inaugural event keeps industry in the swim


With summer just around the corner, many people will soon head to swimming pools and beaches to counter the sweltering heat. Swimwear has to be one of the hottest clothing items in stores at this time of year.

18 May 2007 - 12:00am

Sourcing show offers match made in heaven

The organiser has found the right recipe for success in bringing together more mainland suppliers with buyers from around the world

The China Sourcing Fair: Gifts & Home Products can only get bigger, as more buyers from around the world look to the mainland for suppliers offering lower costs and readily available new products.

20 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Fledgling fashion shows prove popular with exhibitors, buyers

The events this year are bigger than the inaugural shows of 2006 and the number of mainland attendees has risen substantially

Two of Asia's biggest fashion-related fairs will open today and end on Saturday at the AsiaWorld-Expo.

The China Sourcing Fair: Fashion Accessories and China Sourcing Fair: Underwear & Swimwear are both organised by Global Sources.

12 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Christmas shopping - in July

Retailers welcome the show as it leaves time to source products or finalise new designs before December

THE TREND TOWARDS shorter product life cycles and minimised stock holdings has created a demand for extra buying opportunities during the year.

21 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Global Sources reports strong growth in business

Updated at 7.21pm: Global Sources, a Nasdaq-listed trade facilitator, on Thursday announced increased revenues on the back of strong year-on-year growth in its online, print and exhibitions business.

The company reported revenues of $30 million in first quarter of this year ? up 32 per cent from the previous corresponding period last year.

11 May 2006 - 12:00am

All the right hardware for a world-class event

KOELNMESSE, THE organiser of the world's largest international hardware and home improvement fair, has brought its International Hardware Fair/Practical World to Hong Kong. The German trade show organiser is globally renowned for its expertise and specialised approach.

23 Apr 2006 - 12:00am