Trade Shows

Two more players may pull out of games fair

Two more leading exhibitors, upset by a ban on the sale of limited-edition products, may pull out of the annual Ani-Com and Games fair next year, joining one who stayed away this year.

Saturday, 28 July, 2012, 12:00am

Traders want help to tap new markets

Domestic traders at the Canton Fair are calling for preferential policies from the central government to help them explore new export markets in Latin America and Africa.

16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Taking a big step forward

Asia's premier trade fairs for leather materials, technology, fashion and accessories, and a forum for the apparel and footwear industries' leading lights are set to generate synergy in the global fashion sector.

28 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Sex fair's success is challenge to taboos

Latex, leather and lace descended on Shanghai this weekend as the city played host to the region's largest trade fair for the adult industry.

And in a sign of changing social mores, organisers and exhibitors at China Adult-Care Expo 2012 yesterday hailed higher numbers of female and elderly visitors as evidence that traditional taboos are rapidly breaking down.

19 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Still the height of fashion

Asia's most respected sourcing destination for niche apparel fabrics and accessories turns 25 in Hong Kong this year, and a host of exciting events have been arranged to celebrate the milestone.

12 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

HK firm barred from jewel fair

A Hong Kong-based firm has been banned from this year's International Jewellery Show for failing to pay compensation to former employees who are dying from work-related illness.

Days ahead of the fair's opening yesterday, the Trade Development Council banned Worldwide Gems & Jewellery for breaching its rules on labour practices.

17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

US investors rush to city

While foreign investment in Qingdao has been dominated by South Korean and Japanese companies, in recent years trade and investment from the United States has risen.

1 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Exhibitors return for HK rematch

Since Sports Source Asia (SSA) was launched four years ago, exhibitors keep returning to Hong Kong for the world's premier sporting goods fair.

'We have participated in SSA every year since the first edition in 2007,' says Kenny Lin, international business manager at mainland company Fujian Hongxing Erke Sports Goods.

26 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Sporting chance for all players

With Asia a major producer of sports-related products, Sports Source Asia is the place to find the latest in garments, shoes, accessories and a range of sports and fitness equipment.

26 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Dutch designer gets smart with timely innovation

The legacy of Apple's late boss, Steve Jobs, has spread to the largest trade show on the mainland, with a smart watch-phone emerging as a hot product.

17 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Toast of the town


The 12th Malaysian International Food & Beverage Trade Fair, incorporating the seventh Malaysia International Agro-Bio Business Conference, was organised by Expomal International from July 13 to 15 at Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur.


14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Book fair sets record, but profits down

The annual Book Fair wrapped up yesterday with a record tally of about 950,000 visitors who spent HK$500 million in the past seven days.

A survey showed that people were more willing to spend this year but exhibitors said that had little impact on their profits because of increased manpower costs and rent.

27 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Rival tablets emerge at Taipei fair

Taiwan's computer companies - long the component suppliers for better-known brands - are stepping out of the shadows at Taipei's big Computex show, with new lines of custom-made tablet PCs that could compete with Apple's iPad and those made by Samsung and Motorola.

1 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Fair gives fashionistas a head start in life

Asia's most international fashion event, Fashion Access, starts today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, and it promises to deliver head-to-toe trend intelligence to all attendees.

28 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Onus on Arena to make impact

Thai tourism chiefs will be hoping Bangkok's Impact Arena will help win back Mice delegates to the city following political unrest on the streets earlier this year.

24 Sep 2010 - 12:00am