ASEAN Pavilion at Houseware Fair
The 28th edition of the Hong Kong Houseware Fair, the largest fair of its kind in Asia, will host more than 2,000 exhibitors from 34 countries and regions, including newcomer Slovenia. The fair will feature 17 group pavilions, including the ASEAN Select pavilion, with about 80 exhibitors showcasing products from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. The Chinese mainland (Shangyu) and Sri Lanka are first-time fair pavilions.
Highlights include the new World of Fine Décor Pavilion, which will present 59 exhibitors. The Hall of Elegance returns, spotlighting such brands as BWT, Metier Atelier, Multiple Choice by Topchoice, Thomson Pottery and Umbra. Also back are the World of Fine Dining, the Small-Order Zone and the World of Pet Supplies.
Spotlight on Pet Supplies
Pet Supplies is also spotlighted in an industry forum (21 April), and a seminar on the pet-care business in emerging markets (22 April). Other information sessions include a designer forum (21 April), a houseware buyer forum spotlighting Asian market opportunities (22 April), and a seminar on boosting the home products business through e-tailing (22 April). Special events range from ASEAN cooking demonstrations through each of the fair’s first three days (20-22 April), to a houseware product demonstration in the Sri Lanka Pavilion (22 April).
The fourth Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair will welcome more than 220 exhibitors from five countries and regions, including three group pavilions: the Chinese mainland (Zhejiang), India’s Handloom Export Promotion Council and India’s Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts. The new Fine Handmade Carpets zone will feature high-end handmade carpets from India and Iran, while the returning Hall of Glamour will spotlight high-quality products by top designers, including: Ajaz Nanda Design (India), Chung Kong Kai Lok (Hong Kong), Craftex India, J-tex (Hong Kong) Kerala Balers Private Ltd (India), Livington (Hong Kong), Sarla Handicrafts P Ltd (India), Shiv Shakti Exports (India) and Small World (Hong Kong).
Other product zones at the fair include Baby & Bedroom Textiles, Bathroom & Kitchen Textiles, Carpet & Floor Coverings, Upholstery & Furnishing Products, and Window Fashion & Accessories. A home textiles buyer forum (21 April) and a handmade carpet forum (22 April) are among the fair’s industry trend sessions.
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