World’s top watch fair gathers international suppliers
After a brilliant edition in 2013 attended by almost 19.000 buyers from different countries and regions, the HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair gears up towards its 33rd edition from 3 to 7 September 2014.
The fair that focuses on all sectors of the watch and clock business, HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair will feature more than 760 exhibitors from around the world in the prestigious business venue of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
A GLOBAL PLATFORM FOR BUSINESS AND INFORMATION
Year after year this event implements itself as a major player in the global timepiece industry. Besides exhibiting the latest collections and the upcoming trends in the world of time, the fair encompasses a number of important events aimed at conveying avant-garde approaches and promoting advanced concepts and technologies to cater to the demanding today’s consumers;
In addition to the watch parades which will take place regularly throughout the show period, a program of seminars will put the focus on current market and technology trends; the “Asian Watch Conference” and the “Hong Kong International Watch Forum” will bring together experts in the industry from around the region and tackle key issues in an interactive atmosphere.
“SALON DE TE” UNIQUE SHOWCASE FOR WATCH BRANDS
One of the major highlights of the fair will be the “Salon de TE” first launched in 2013 in response to the surging demand for brands in different countries. Dedicated to top-end brands and designer collections this unique showcase for international watch brands established itself as an integral part of the fair, filling a niche in the trade and offering myriad opportunities for new businesses for both exhibitors and buyers. With its 4 thematic zones set in an elegant ambiance, the “Salon de TE” will also welcome the general public for an open day on the 7th of September; visitors can enjoy the prestige of getting first-release information and previews of new products, celebrity talks and retail sales.
Among other activities on schedule during the event working days, the fair will display the winning designs of the 31st Hong Kong Watch & Clock Design Competition unveiling the creativity of the new design talents before traders, entrepreneurs and professionals in the field from all corners of the globe.