Hong Kong, 8th August: In the previous financial year, the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) announced that it hosted a total of 1,102 events, including 116 exhibitions, 104 conferences and hundreds of corporate meetings, banquets and entertainment events. HKCEC’s fiscal year ran from July 2016 to June 2017. Over 5.7 million visitors attended these events. Eight new exhibitions and 36 new conferences were held at HKCEC during the fiscal year.
According to the HKCEC, the new exhibitions covered industries including fashion, toys, cloud computing, automobiles and technology for the elderly. The remaining exhibitions were recurrent trade and public fairs. Among the 104 conferences, 30 were international and 74 were local events.
Monica Lee-Müller, Managing Director of HML (which manages of HKCEC), commented, “Exhibition and event organisers coming to the HKCEC are not just looking for a suitable venue, but are expecting total event experience for exhibitors, buyers, visitors, attendees and guests, which involves bringing together security services, catering services, technological support and logistics. HML is fully capable to provide them with creative and comprehensive solutions.”