Hong Kong, 13th April: Earlier this week, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) concluded its Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and International ICT Expo. The concurrent fairs ran from 13th to 16th April, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), attracting more than 3,500 exhibitors from 23 countries and regions.
The Electronics Fair, is positioned as the largest spring electronics event in Asia, showcasing more than 2,900 exhibitors from 20 countries and regions, with new exhibitors from Singapore and Spain. New at this edition is a Tech Hall with four themed zones, Connected Home Zone, Robotics & Unmanned Tech Zone, Wearable Electronics Zone and the new Virtual Reality Zone. The ICT Expo featured about 600 exhibitors from 10 countries and regions, including first time exhibitors from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and Japan.
Startup Zone was introduced at both fairs with more than 100 start-ups from Hong Kong, Mainland China, India, Japan, the U.S. and Taiwan, showcasing their innovative technologies, products and services.
During the four-day fair, more than 94,000 buyers from 138 countries attended, which represents a 1.4% increase over last year. According to the HKTDC, emerging markets including the Mainland China, Brazil, India and Russia recorded double-digit increases.