International Sourcing Show ISS by HKTDC, one of the most awaited smart home events, will go live from 17th March 2021 to 29th July. It will also take place in the physical format from 26th to 29th July 2021 at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
About the new exhibition model for Smart Home: Online + Physical Formats
Organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the HKTDC International Sourcing Show brings together buyers and suppliers from around the world to promote business developments and communications amid the pandemic.
The trade fair will be staged from March to July 2021 in both online and physical formats. Moreover, it will integrate seven HKTDC trade fairs originally scheduled for spring 2021.
This change is made so that the participants, visitors, and organizers can make travel arrangements with ease and comfort.
Additionally, they also get to explore multiple business opportunities across several industries at the same time under the same roof.
The digital experience of HKTDC will kick off in March and eliminate the geographical barriers. It will allow businesses the agility to plan ahead and prepare for the resumption of activities, as they continue to assess the markets and navigate through the new normal.
About the HKTDC International Sourcing Show | ONLINE
The central theme of the show- ‘Your Source of Inspirations’ showcases products, ideas, and information that can readily become your inspirations.
The buyers and suppliers can explore, share, and connect in effective ways to ensure sustainable business growth through the online experience.
A vast selection of high-quality lifestyle products and solutions are presented in four key themes —
1. ‘Smart Home’
2. ‘Smart Play’
3. ‘Smart Style’
4. ‘Smart Tech’.
On this one-stop platform, buyers can source the latest electronic goods, home textiles and furnishings, housewares, lighting equipment, and more.
The Intelligence Hub invites industry leaders and experts to share their views on thematic topics. Specially designed webinars offer insights and information on the latest trends and opportunities that help businesses adapt to market changes.
HKTDC offers an online DIY business matching tool, Click2Match which uses AI technologies to conduct matching between potential business partners.
Moreover, the platform helps its participants assemble for video conferences, schedule meetings, exchange e-business cards, and chat in real-time.
Businesses can exchange ideas and build relationships on HKTDC’s dedicated online exhibition platform to attract early interest beginning from March.
Moreover, they can follow on with more opportunities from the physical fair in July once the pandemic situation has eased.
Source of Product Trends – The Four Themes
Aspired to inspire—This one-stop sourcing platform offers a huge collection of high-quality lifestyle products and solutions in four themed categories.
Select the best product mix that appeals to your target markets for the next seasons to come.
The major categories in our segments:
a. Smart Home
Be the first to explore a wide range of housewares and furnishing products.
b. Smart Tech
Source of Insights – Intelligence Hub Webinar
Join the live webinar sessions at Intelligence Hub during the show and become one of the first ones to know about all the market changes and industry developments.
Several industry professionals and experts will be invited to discuss topics that help businesses rethink their strategies and respond to the ever-changing business environment.
You can access the webinar free of cost. Moreover, you can also ask questions from the speaker.
Source of Connections – Click2Match for smart home
Ensure that your experience at the show remains wholesome by making use of HKTDC’s AI-powered platform Click2Match. It will help expand your business networks and enhance growth.
The automated business matching system, backed by the HKTDC’s powerful database, gives you suggestions of companies of interests in line with your preferences.
This allows a more efficient connection between the buyers and suppliers.
Moreover, it helps generate new business opportunities.
You can easily schedule meetings with potential business partners and interact with them through live chats or video conferences from the convenience of your choice of venue.
HKTDC also mobilizes its network of 50 offices worldwide to invite quality buyers to source via the platform, increasing the chance of business collaboration.
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