Hong Kong-based Autumn Lighting Fair Sets New Exhibitor Record
More than 2,100 exhibitors from 31 countries and regions – a new exhibitor record at the show – took part in the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), which ran Oct. 27-30 October at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Exhibitors from the Cayman Islands, Finland and Sweden participated for the first time, according to HHKTDC officials.
The fair also welcomed more than 70 buying missions from 60 countries and regions, representing more than 5,530 buyers and companies such as Colinter from France, Daewoo International Corporation from Korea, Elektrika from Russia and Hogarlux SL and Lumen’s from Spain.
Fair highlights this year included the Hall of Aurora that featured close to 400 brands from 31 countries and regions.
In addition, the LED & Green Lighting zone, which catered to the strong demand for LED, energy-saving and other environmentally friendly products, attracted more than 780 exhibitors.
Other popular zones were Commercial Lighting,Household Lighting,Outdoor Lighting,Lighting Accessories, Parts & Components, Lighting Management, Design & Technology,andTrade Services & Publications.
Besides the showfloor, the event also had seminars and conferences that covered topical issues, including the latest LED lighting application trends, as well as LED lighting regulations and standards, and market and design trends.
Alongside the lighting show, the HKTDC hosted at the AsiaWorld-Expo venue Sports Source Asia, Oct. 27-29; the HKTDC Hong Kong International Building and Decoration Materials & Hardware Fair, Oct. 27-29; and Eco Expo Asia, Oct. 26-29.
Next year, the HKTDC will present the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) as a stand-alone show April 6-9 to allow more exhibitors and buyers to attend, according to HKTDC officials.