Hong Kong, 26th July: The Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Industry Association (HKECIA) has released the results of its annual exhibition survey for 2018. A total of 138 exhibitions (with a minimum gross size of 2,000 m2 of larger) were held in 2018 in Hong Kong. 88 were classified as “trade” and “trade and consumer” exhibitions. The remaining 50 exhibitions were purely “consumer” exhibitions, which were not included in the survey results.
A total of 78 respondents participated in the survey. The total number of companies exhibiting at those exhibitions was over 69,000, down 3.9% year-on-year. In terms of visitors, more than 2.3 million visitors participated in those exhibitions, a decrease of 1.7% compared with the previous year.