Information and purchasing has moved online across product categories. And Building materials industry is no exception. Consequently, established exhibition organisers like HKTDC added many features to it’s pre-Covid online presence. It was already quite popular with the international buyers with it’s ‘Small Order Zone’. As a result of Covid, for it’s shows that traditionally happen in the first half of the year, HKTDC organised a successful ‘Summer Sourcing Week’ comprising all product categories it covers in this period.
Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE (ASWO) – The Ingredients
Now, HKTDC is back with it’s second online edition – the Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE (ASWO) with the theme ‘A New Connected World Beyond the New Normal’. And the date are16-27 November, 2020. The Autumn fair calendar of HKTDC features shows on building industries. These are – Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), Hong Kong International Outdoor Lighting & Tech Expo and ECO Expo Asia. ECO Expo Asia is organised in partnership with Messe Frankfurt (Hong Kong) and covers the category of sustainability in buildings. As part of this digital programme, HKTDC will also be organising many interesting industry webinars under the tile of ‘Intelligence Hub’.
HKTDC Leverages Physical Infrastructure And Powerful Database
HKTDC has a strong presence across the globe with some 50 offices. And, the teams there have traditionally been playing the role of trade show mobilisation, both for exhibitors and visitors. As a result, backed by a robust and widespread database, ASWO’s exhibition team provides excellent customer service, pre-arranges business matching meetings with on-target partners and unveils the latest industry trends and developments for participants. In addition, ASWO continues to utilise ‘Click2Match’ – an AI-enabled business matching platform. Therefore, it will provide buyers and suppliers with online self-service tools such as meeting planner, live chat, video meeting, and e-business card exchange.
Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE (ASWO) once again offers a one-stop online sourcing platform for buyers and suppliers. As a result, business opportunities across various industries including Houseware, Lighting, Outdoor Tech Lighting, Ecotech, etc. can be explored. For example, in lighting, the show has been very popular with Indian buyers for decorative lights, flood light, ceiling lights including LED panel, ceiling fans including decorative ceiling fans. Infact, decorative ceiling fans has been one of the strongest categories at HKTDC International Lighting Fair. ECO Expo Asia invites the interests of buyers interested in sustainable building solutions.
As part of the Autumn Sourcing Week | ONLINE (ASWO), HKTDC will be organising a series of webinars. These will be featuring some of the leading industry professionals. The webinars will cover technical and commercial aspects related to the product categories – Houseware, Lighting, Outdoor Tech Lighting, Ecotech, and others. So, join the webinars to gain market insights from 70+ global business leaders and experts. Topics at the Intelligence Hub include:
- Beyond Connection – Lighting as a Strategy (Outdoor and Tech Lighting),
- Divulge the Next Era of Home (Houseware),
- Eco Asia Conference – Advancing Net Zero, Circular Economy, etc.
Register Now to enjoy a hassle-free online sourcing and networking journey starting on 16 Nov 2020!