(PRWEB) October 14, 2012
The HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition), the largest show of its kind in the world, and electronicAsia will take place, 13-16 October, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, while the HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) ), Asia’s largest autumn lighting fair for Lighting manufacturers and suppliers, will be held 27-30 October.
The 32nd edition of the Electronics Fair and the 16th edition of electronicAsia will feature nearly 3,900 exhibitors. The Electronics Fair alone will attract electronics manufacturers and suppliers from 28 countries and regions, including first-time participant Lithuania, along with pavilions representing the Chinese mainland manufacturers and suppliers, the country’s Fujian and Jiangmen provinces, Korea and Taiwan.
Electronics Fair highlights include the new Bags and Cases zone. Together with the expanded Mobile Devices and Accessories zone, the two zones will feature 115 exhibitors showcasing tablet PCs, smartphones and related accessories.
The Hall of Fame will present consumer electronics with stylish design and outstanding functions. Among the 400 consumer electronics manufacturers and suppliers taking part are Alcatel, Motorola, Philips, Pierre Cardin, VTech and Westinghouse. The Invention Zone will return with the latest innovations from the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Many of the products there will make their debut at the fair and have yet to be launched in the market.
The Hong Kong Electronic Industry Summit, 13 October, will focus on the latest applications for smart devices, while the 14 October Buyer Forum will spotlight Poland’s market potential. A series of seminars will showcase market opportunities, e-retailing strategies, smart TV display technology and its market developments and regulatory updates on electronics and electrical products.
The presentation ceremony for the Hong Kong Electronics Industry Association Award for Outstanding Innovation & Technology Products will take place on 13 October, with the winning products presentation on 15 October.
Pavilions from the Chinese mainland, Japan, Korea and Thailand will take part in electronicAsia. Jointly organised by the HKTDC and MMI Asia Pte Ltd, the show will launch the new Key Components for Smart Devices zone featuring a range of products, including connectors, touch panels, LED backlight and metal cases for smartphones and tablets.
The World of Solar will present a variety of solar technology, including modules, inverters and batteries, as well as thermal systems and thin-film flat panels. Such major solar manufacturers and suppliers as SISVEL, Truly Semiconductors and You-Eal Corporation are expected at the World of Display Technology.
Industry players will explore new applications of solar technology for electronics products at the World of Solar Conference, 13 October. A joint networking reception will be held for both electronicAsia and Electronics Fair participants.
Lighting up Advertising
The HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) will host 2,175 lighting manufacturers and suppliers from 36 countries and regions, a new exhibitor record. The Czech Republic will participate for the first time.
The new Advertising Lighting zone will spotlight exhibitors specialising in lighting for advertising, offering such products as LED display panels, light boxes and neon signs. Also debuting will be the Batteries/Transformers/Drivers section. The Hall of Aurora, dedicated to brand lighting products, will return with more than 430 brands from 27 countries and regions. They include Bridgelux, Neo-Neon, Philips, Seoul Semiconductor and Viri Bright.
LED, energy-saving and other environmentally friendly products from more than 800 LED manufacturers and suppliers will be showcased in the LED & Green Lighting zone. Other theme zones include Commercial Lighting, Outdoor Lighting, Household Lighting, and Lighting Accessories, Parts & Components. Seminars will focus on the global LED lighting market, the application of innovative LED technology, standards and certification for LED lighting products and lighting design and technology.
Other events include the Hong Kong Solid State Lighting Industry Conference (30 October), the inaugural Hong Kong International Lighting Products Award presentation ceremony (27 October) and the winning products’ presentation (28 October). Winning pieces in four categories – Light Source, Architectural/Commercial Lighting, Decorative Indoor Lighting and Outdoor Lighting – will be on display in Hall 1A Concourse throughout the fair.
Big Business in Small Orders
For the first time, the Autumn Electronics and Autumn Lighting fairs will feature the Small-Order Zone. Located at Expo Drive Entrance, the zone in each fair will showcase more than a thousand quality products from over 200 suppliers. Buyers can also find the Small-Order Zone at the HKTDC online marketplace, offering more than 46,000 products available in small quantities. Since January, the online zone has received nearly 80,000 trade enquiries.