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Hong Kong raises sourcing bar

Mega Show Series returns with 4,000+ companies and £280 buyer sponsorship

 
HONG Kong trade fairs are set to raise the sourcing bar this October with the Mega Show Series returning for more than 4,000 companies to present their new products.

The seven days of trading at the events organised by Idea Trade and Comasia see over 50,000 attendees travelling to the former British colony for the clutch of eight co-located shows – and they have a Buyer Sponsorship Programme where cash payments of up to £280 (HK$2,800) can be made towards expenses for visiting.
Over October 20-23, there are five co-located fairs within the Mega Show series –The Asian Gifts & Premiums Show, The Asian Housewares & Kitchen Show, The Asian Toys & Baby Products Show and The Asian Festive, Christmas & Seasonal Show, with The Asian Sporting Goods Show making its debut.
And over October 27-29 The Asian Gifts & Travel Goods Show, The Asian Stationery Show and The Asian Sanitary & Bathroom Accessories Show round up the 2019 series, with all events at the downtown venue, the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.
For 2019, more than 100 new exhibitors are expected for the Asian Stationery Show, which includes gift stationery, paper products and back-to-school items, while the larger Asian Gifts & Premiums Show has giftwrap, packaging and arts and crafts among the 1,900 exhibitors plus a Design Studio hall, and the Asian Gifts & Travel Goods show features decorative gifts, souvenirs, fashion accessories and wellness products alongside more giftwrap.
For more than 25 years, the Mega Show Series in Hong Kong every October has built and maintained its reputation as the important sourcing showcase for products manufactured in Asia.
In 2018, more than 33 countries were represented by 3,972 companies, while the 51,000 buyers originated from 132 countries, ensuring the event’s market position as vital buying and selling platforms and key date fixtures in the Southern China autumn sourcing season.
A key draw for international buyers is the variety of suppliers from all over the world In addition to those based in Asian countries, with representatives from Australia, Bangladesh, China, Czech Republic, France, Guatemala, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Myanmar, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Philippines, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UK, USA and Vietnam.
And there are official country pavilions from Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, South Korea, Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, UK and Turkey.
Visitor registration for trade buyers is available online at www.mega-show.com along with the sponsorship programme application form and full details plus links to the individual fair websites.



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