HK Electronics Fair, electronicAsia to open in October

With over 4,000 exhibitors.

The annual HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) and electronicAsia will be held concurrently at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 13 October to 16 October, 2017. The two fairs will gather around 4,200 exhibitors from across the globe, representing the world’s largest electronics marketplace to showcase a wide variety of intelligent products, innovative start-up ideas and electronic components.

Entering its 37th edition, the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) is organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), while the 21st electronicAsia is jointly organised by the HKTDC and MMI Asia Pte Ltd. In the 2016 editions, the two fairs attracted a total of close to 94,000 buyers from around 150 countries and regions.

HKTDC Deputy Executive Director, Benjamin Chau said, “Hong Kong’s electronics industry is the largest merchandise export earner of the territory, accounting for 66% of Hong Kong’s total exports in 2016. As the important electronics trading hub in Asia Pacific, Hong Kong is the ideal location to stage influential trade fairs for industry players to preview the upcoming trends and exchange market intelligence. Held concurrently under one roof, the Autumn Electronics Fair and electronicAsia, will gather electronic products, components and technologies, to create a bundle of crossover business opportunities between the exhibitors and buyers.”

During the twin fairs, there will be a series of seminars and forum for exhibitors, buyers and visitors to share the latest trends and development of the electronics industry. “Symposium on Innovation & Technology” will be staged on the first day of the fairs. International speakers from renowned brands and enterprises will share their views on hot topics such as vehicle tech, 5G tech, wearable electronics and VR. On the last day, there will be a Hong Kong Electronic Forum to discuss flexible electronics and AI embedded electronics.

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