Three major trade fairs will take place this month, including the 33rd HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition), the largest show of its kind in the world, the 17thelectronicAsia and the 15th HKTDC Hong Kong Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), the world's second-largest lighting show.
The two electronics fairs open 13 October and continue through 16 October, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) will be held 27-30 October, at the HKCEC.
More than 4,000 exhibitors from 30 countries and regions will take part in the two electronics shows. The Electronics Fair alone expects some 3,400 exhibitors from 30 countries and regions. These include newcomers from Denmark, Portugal and Sweden, together with pavilions representing the Chinese mainland, and its Fujian and Jiangmen provinces, along with Korea and Taiwan.
Fair highlights include such new product zones as i-World and Smart Home. The show’s Small-Order Zone will feature some 3,000 products, while the Invention Zone will present prototypes and new products.
The Hong Kong Electronic Industry Summit, 15 October, will spotlight acoustic product design and development, while the 14 October Buyer Forum examines emerging market opportunities. Seminars will focus on credit risk management in emerging markets, using Hong Kong to tap into the growing electronics markets of the Chinese mainland, and regulatory updates on electronics and electrical products. The “My Favourite Lighting Products 2013” Award Presentation Ceremony takes place 27 October, with the winning pieces to be showcased in the Hall 1A concourse throughout the fair period.
A range of seminars will also be held, spotlighting such topical issues as LED lighting regulations and standards, e-tailing strategies for lighting products, design trends, and testing and certification services in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Solid State Lighting Industry Conference is slated for 30 October.