In the Industry - January 2017

In the Industry
By Wanda Jankowski

Mega Show Announces Dates For 2017

Dates for 2017 have been announced with MEGA SHOW Part 1 opening from Oct. 20 to 23, 2017 and MEGA SHOW Part 2 following from Oct. 27 to 29, 2017, providing two trading opportunities for global buyers who travel to Hong Kong to source from new producers and meet with existing suppliers.

With its show dates and downtown location in the convenient and spacious venue of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, MEGA SHOW Parts 1 and 2 continue to offer a broad spectrum of directional products, creative ideas and design innovations.

In October 2016, with 4,161 suppliers from 26 countries over seven trading days, MEGA SHOW was the center of global sourcing located in Hong Kong. Every October for the past 25 years, MEGA SHOW has showcased the expansion of Asian manufacturing, the skill and expertise demonstrated by the producers, and has reflected global trends in the purchasing and supply of consumer retail products industries for international buyers.

MEGA SHOW Part 1 and 2 is the largest and most important sourcing trade exhibition for gifts, premiums, housewares, kitchen and dining, lifestyle products, toys, games and stationery in the Asia-Pacific region, with its annual October dates a key fixture of the autumn Asian sourcing circuit for global buyers. MEGA SHOW Part 1 presents nine merchandise categories and MEGA SHOW Part 2 features four merchandise categories, all color-coded for easy reference for buyers who are sourcing, comparing and selecting new products.

In the 2016 show, despite the decrease in attendance, as a result of show closure on October 21 due to typhoon activity in the territory, brisk business and the quality level of the international audience were reported. A total of 40, 926 buyers from 128 countries and regions attended the shows over the seven days.

For more details, contact Comasia Limited, the show management, +852 2700 6726,

November Issue Corrections

On page 33 of the November issue of LDB Interior Textiles, we printed captions that were incorrectly switched. Here are the captions correctly paired with their pictures. Our apologies.

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