The number and variety of Hong Kong Trade Shows, Conventions and Fairs continues to rise as Hong Kong has established itself as one of the world's
leading and most vibrant exhibition venues. Some of Hong Kong Fairs and Trade Shows are the largest of their kind in the world.
Besides these first-rate exhibition facilities, Hong Kong's wealth of accomodation options, convenient state-of-the-art transportation and
communication networks, and its optimal location and accesibility from any point in Asia and around the world, all contribute to make of Hong Kong an ideal
venue for both hosts and visitors.
For visitors in general, Hong Kong trade shows and fairs might present a special opportunity to witness some of the extrordinary venues, some events
might offer shopping opportunities, special demonstrations and the latest innovations in the related fields. Please note that some of the events due to their
nature are only open to trade visitors aged 18 and above.
Here we list some of the exhibitions which might be of interest and which are open to the public unless stated otherwise, there's everything from flowers to jewellery to food, by all means check them out!
Hong Kong Flower Show - Blossoms in Vivid Art - March 10 - 19, 2017
If you love flowers and greenery, this is a "don't miss". In the middle of the towering skyscrapers of the city, the Hong Kong Flower
Show is a bright and fragrant oasis with elaborate displays of flowers and landscaped areas, put together by local and international organisations.
Throughout the show, floral demonstrations, cultural events and competitions are held, and it is certainly a great way to spend a half-day.
This year's Theme is "Blossoms of Love" and the theme flower is the Rose, it is bound to be a very exquisite and delightful event.
Enjoy these beautiful images of previous events of the Hong Kong Flower Show:
Hong Kong Trade Shows: The Hong Kong Flower Show is open to the general public
The Hong Kong Electronics Fair - April 13-16, 2017
Organised by the HKTDC, this is Asia's largest Electronics Fair where innovative products are
launched and where thousands of exhibitors and brands are represented.
The exhibitions are
spread out into zones for easy navigation i.e. Home Appliances, Electronic Gaming, Solar Technology, Personal Electronics, etc.
There is also a "Small Order Zone" where hundreds of products and samples are available in small quantities.
The Hall of Fame, is the fair's premium section, showcasing over 500 of the world's leading brands, including Motorola, AEG, Alcatel, Coby, Daewoo,
Westinghouse, Honeywell, Hewlett Packard, Philips, etc.
The Product Demo and Launch Pad is where new and innovative products are showcased.
If you have teenagers you will not want to miss this one! Ani-Com and Games is Hong Kong's hottest event in the digital entertainment,
comics, animation, video games and toys and collectibles arena and the most popular summer carnival in Hong Kong.
This fair is open to the public and packed with the latest in big wave trend-setting entertainment, this is one of the most
prominent shows in Asia, and the target audience is between the ages of 12 and 30 years-old.
Don't miss the many events including stage forums and presentations, model kit competitions, comic Master's autograph sessions, etc. and new this year, a concurrent exhibition, ACG Outlet, a mega outlet for all kinds of anime licensed products selling at big discounts will be located at Hall 3.
Many familiar brands will be well-represented: X-Box, LEGO, Marvel Comics, Sony PS4, Hasbro, Bandai...
App developing and marketing companies will be showcasing the latest in games and entertainment.
Featuring comics and figure design competitions, an international COSPLAY carnival, ACG live performances and a variety of stage events.
And at the X-Zone Young @ Mart, over 100 mini-stalls are set up at this mini-flea market zone full of bargains and latest innovations, some
reserved for Doujinshi artists.
Hong Kong Food Expo Expo 2017 - August 17-21, 2017
Hong Kong is the city of food, and this annual fair sponsored by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council,
is the leading food trade event gathering over 900 exhibitors with delicacies and the finest selection of foods from every corner of the world.
Another draw for visitors are the series of special events including cooking demonstrations by prominent chefs,
forums on a variety of topics such as nutrition and food safety, and games and competitions throughout the five-day event.
The Show is divided into three sections, the Trade Hall, the Public Hall and the Gourmet Zone.
The Public Hall and the Gourmet Zone are open to visitors.
Popular themes represented in the Public Hall inlcude:
Health, Green and Organic Zone
Noodles and Pasta Zone
Premium Food Zone
Night Bazaar Area where distributors offer their products at discounted prices.
The Gourmet Zone showcases some of the finest foods from around the world.
There are four distinct categories:
LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability)
When?: August 17 - 21, 2017
Where?: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
How Much?: HK25 for Public Hall and Home Delights, HK20 for tourists upon presentation of passport
HK40 for Public Hall, Home Delights and Gourmet Zone, HK30 for tourists upon presentation of passport
HK10 for Public Hall and Home Delights Night admission
Free entry for Trade visitors with pre-registration
Tickets available at 7-Elevens, CircleK, and onsite with Octopus card.
Here are some highlights of previous Hong Kong Food Expos:
The Hong Kong Computer & Communications Festival - August 18 - 21, 2017
Organised by the Chamber of Hong Kong Computer Industry (CHKCI), the Hong Kong Computer & Communications Festival is the largest
exhibition for the I.T. industry in Hong Kong. Thousands and brands and suppliers are represented... Go Pro, Samsung, Lenovo, ASUS, Logitech...
in a range of exhibits including:
Computer Hardware & Software
Computer Peripherals & Accessories
Digital Entertainment products
Audio & Visual
Smart Living Products
And if you're wondering, yes, this is open to the public with items for sale to everyone. This is a very popular festival, everyone
interested in computer, gadgets, and anything digital will want to take a look and take a advantage of the many deals offered by the
Hong Kong Watch and Clock Fair 2017 - September 5-9, 2017
The annual Hong Kong Watch and Clock Fair is the world's largest timepiece event which offers a remarkable selection of watches and clocks
and a preview into the latest designs and trends in the market.
Highlights of this event are the "Brand Name Gallery" which aims to promote brand image and collections and includes the "World Brand Piazza",
featuring limited edition and rare timepieces from the major global brands. The Brand Name Gallery is no longer open to the public on the last day of
where timepieces from selected exhibitors were available for sale. Registration and entry for trade visitors is free at their website.
When?: September 5-9, 2017.
Where?: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
How Much?: Free for trade visitors with pre-registration.
More Info:HKTDC Watch Fair.
Global Sources Trade Exhibitions - October 2017
9,000 booths with the latest in electronics, gifts, home products and fashion contained into four trade shows in October.
The Global Sources Consumer Electronics Show is the world's largest electronics sourcing event and Global Sources' flagship event. All four phases are packed with the latest products and trends and plenty of special activities...
If you are running an online business, there are special services for online and Amazon sellers with a "Ready-to-Buy" zone, an e-commerce service providers' pavillion and suppliers who accept small orders. This is a sourcing event, you have to register to attend. The Shows are conveniently timed for buyers who also attend the Canton Fair.
Global Sources Consumer Electronics Show - October 11 - 14, 2017
Featuring home, outdoor, auto electronics, gaming, virtual reality, smart living, smart driving, eBikes and voice-enabled devices.
Global Sources Mobile Electronics Show - October 18 - 21, 2017
Featuring AR/VR, wearables and mobile accessories. HTC VIVE VR experience and Microsoft's latest technology, not to mention New Product Demos and Top Picks zones showcasing trending products.
Global Sources Gifts & Home Show - October 18 - 21, 2017
Focused on creative and innovative gifts and home products from China and across Asia. You will find a great range of kitchenware, household goods, promotional products and more.
Global Sources Fashion Show - October 27 - 30, 2017
Hong Kong's largest one-stop sourcing show for fashion products of all kinds. Bestsellers in apparel, bags & luggage, fashion jewelry, underwear & swimwear, scarves, footwear and fabrics. In addition, you'll find sourcing seminars, live catwalk shows, and exclusive trend forecasts by Fashion Snoops and Pantone to help you to capture the latest trends in fast fashion.
Where? All Global Sources exhibitions will take place at AsiaWorld Expo
As the most established platform in Southeast Asia for the international boating industry especially for dealers and traders seeking to expand in the booming China market, the Show, now in its 22nd year will have a unique collection of the latest boat models presented by world leading makers and dealers from Italy, France, USA, Britain, Greece, Holland, Sweden, Germany, Japan, Taiwan and China!
In addition, a wide array of water sports equipment and accessories will be on display in the hardstand booths.
When?: December 1 - 3, 2017
Hours: Friday 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Where?: Club Marina Cove at 380 Hiram's Highway, Sai Kung, Kowloon
How Much?: FREE