Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / ISPO Beijing 2013 sets new records
ISPO Beijing 2013 sets new records
05
Mar '13
World sports business attention is without a doubt focused on China as the Asian market continues to develop an increasing and unrivalled appetite for new and authentic recreational products. From the mountains to urban spaces, sport is the agenda, not just linked to traditional Olympic legacy, but also a strong consumer appetite for new activities, involving the entire family.

Klaus Dittrich, Chairman and CEO of Messe München, comments on the event’s success: "ISPO BEIJING 2013 has confirmed that this emerging market has a consumer that desires quality products reflecting the modern Asian lifestyle. We are proud to be contributing to this dynamic future by providing such a successful business and trend platform."

The show once again breaks its own records: more than 27,800 industry professionals (+14%) came to the China National Convention Center in Beijing to view the exhibited products by 415 exhibitors (+18%), 567 brands (+ 10%) on 40.000 m² (+ 14%) of exhibit space. This represents a two-digit growth of the trade show in all relevant areas, and further expands its position as the leading sports business platform in the Asia-Pacific territories.

International attention was significant, with groups representing Italy, Austria, France and Scandinavia in attendance once more. UKTI supported a group pavilion for the second year which doubled in size with a London Lounge to showcase material from over 20 brands interested in the China market.

Strongly representing the junior product sector was Burton, who following a global restructure at the end of 2012 has now opened a dedicated Beijing office and confirmed their official Chinese trading status during the show. Action Sports continue to thrive in the Asian trading arena and capture consumer imagination.

The new location of this sector in the CNCC halls presented an atmospheric and comprehensive overview, with key brands and distributors represented and well positioned for dynamic visitor engagement alongside the sports fashion area. Outdoor continues to be in itself the very base layer of consumer interest to meet the new lifestyle desire in China. Major brands such as Fjällräven, BlackYak and Mammut featured alongside MobiGarden and many of the key Asian distributors who used ISPO BEIJING to develop brand and customer relationships.

The international main player, Adidas, marked its first official appearance in the Chinese market of Adidas Outdoor at ISPO BEIJING 2013, revealing their decision to explore a new horizon.

ISPO Beijing enabled global brands to both work in partnership with and find like minded distributors to great effect. The show has created the ideal business forum for highlighting trends to retailers and resort specialists alike, as well as enabling consumer education. Well attended conferences, for example the 2013 China Sports Fashion, 2013 China Outdoor Industry Forum or the Asian Pacific Snow Conference, covered topics ranging from product research and development through to resort management and the cross platform opportunities of destination appeal.


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Fashion Revolution/Fashion Transparency Index

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Apr 2018

Transparency helps in swiftly alerting brands

Disclosing key supplier, supply chain and operational information...

Japan’s clothing imports up 4% in fiscal 2017

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Apr 2018

Japan’s clothing imports up 4% in fiscal 2017

Japan’s imports of clothing and accessories increased by 4 per cent...

Courtesy: Fashion Revolution/Fashion Transparency Index

Fashion | On 23rd Apr 2018

Top global fashion brands now more transparent

Fashion Revolution’s Fashion Transparency Index 2018 reveals Adidas...

Interviews View All

Mandeep Nagi
Shades of India

Women value something that is unique and has a flavour of India

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Nitin Soni
Dolphin Jingwei Machines

Taxation policies need to be made simpler

Riddhi Jain

Conceived in Europe and curated in New Delhi, NeceSera is a...

Harmeet Singh

New Delhi-based Jogindra Industries Private Limited provides an assortment ...

Sugandha Bhardwaj

<div>New Delhi-based Brinjal Designs Pvt Ltd manufactures home furnishing...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


April 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.9%
No
12.6%
Skip
17.5%

Total Votes: 103

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.1%
No
29.1%
Skip
7.8%

Total Votes: 103

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.4%
No
8.7%
Skip
3.9%

Total Votes: 103

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
82.5%
No
7.8%
Skip
9.7%

Total Votes: 103


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search