Drones, wearables and all the hottest new tech gear on display at Global Sources' electronics trade show in Hong Kong in October

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 16 September, 2015, 6:46pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 23 January, 2018, 5:01pm

One of the world's largest electronics sourcing trade shows will kick off at the AsiaWorld-Expo exhibition centre in Hong Kong on October 18, featuring a wide range of highly in-demand electronics at some 5,800 booths.

Global Sources' (NASDAQ: GSOL) fall electronics show will run from October 11 to 21 with 4,500 exhibitors from around the world showcasing the latest products in 8,000 booths. 

The first phase will focus on the home, office, auto electronics, security products and electronic components, and will run from October 11 to 14. 

The second stage will shift over to mobile electronics and take place from October 18 to 21. It is expected to showcase more than 2,300 booths of the latest smartphones, tablets, wearables, accessories and drones. 

This year’s show will feature several experience zones that allow buyers to take a closer look at the most highly anticipated new products in the market.

Such products will include smart home security gadgets, next-generation components, electric personal transporters, drones and robotics. 

Many Chinese manufacturers of robots and drones will attend to share information and build up their networks of overseas buyers, said Camellia So, vice president of corporate affairs for Global Sources.

Global Sources is a leading business-to-business media company and a primary facilitator of trade with Greater China. 

Its core business facilitates trade between Asia and the rest of the world using English-language media, private sourcing events and trade shows. 

More than 1 million international buyers, including 95 of the world's top 100 retailers, use these services to obtain product and company information to help them source more profitably from overseas supply markets. 

Now in its fifth decade, Global Sources has been publicly listed on the NASDAQ since 2000.