2008 China Sourcing Fairs in Dubai Expand 60 Percent; Event Is The Largest China-products Exhibition in The Middle East
Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Sources (NASDAQ:GSOL) announced today that its three upcoming China Sourcing Fairs in Dubai will be over 60% larger this year. The China Sourcing Fairs: Gifts & Home Products, Electronics, and Fashion Accessories, will feature manufacturers from Greater China. The co-located events will be held June 9-11, 2008, at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Global Sources' executive director, Sarah Benecke, said: "We are exceptionally pleased at the commitment Greater China suppliers are making to the Middle East and to the event this year. The China Sourcing Fairs in Dubai are now the largest China-products exhibition in the Middle East."
The China Sourcing Fairs in Dubai serve importers and volume buyers in the Middle East and North Africa region who seek high quality products from competitive suppliers in Greater China. More than 7,100 buyers from 95 different countries attended last year's inaugural event.
More exhibitors, more product categories
While the 2007 Fair focused on Chinese exhibitors of gifts and home products, this year's show will again feature hundreds of gifts and home products exhibitors, plus add full exhibition halls of electronics and fashion accessories.
"As product life cycles shorten and companies look for new, exciting products from innovative and creative suppliers, we are thrilled to be able to offer buyers from around the region an even larger exhibition and expanded product categories from which they can choose," Benecke said.
"Product variety, reliable suppliers and cost-effective products have become even more important in this year of rising inflation," said Bill Janeri, Global Sources' general manager of the Middle East. "Buyers in the Middle East are actively looking for new ways to attract consumers, and finding new and interesting products that can deliver reasonable margins is one way they are doing it," Janeri added.
The Fairs in Dubai will feature Greater China exhibitors of products like these:
China Sourcing Fair: Gifts & Home Products
-- Gifts & premiums
-- Electronic premiums
-- Bags & luggage
-- Health & beauty products
-- Kitchen & household products
-- Home decor
-- Home textiles
-- Ceramics & porcelain
-- Decorative lighting
-- Baby & children's products
China Sourcing Fair: Electronics
-- Consumer electronics
-- Digital entertainment
-- In-car electronics
-- Computer & networking
-- Telecom & accessories
-- GPS products
-- Health & personal care electronics
-- Security & safety
-- Power supplies
-- Home appliances
China Sourcing Fair: Fashion Accessories
-- Casual & fashion handbags
-- Evening bags
-- Hats & caps
-- Fashion belts
-- Leather bags
-- Fashion jewelry
-- Hair accessories
-- Ties, scarves & shawls
-- Casual & fashion footwear
-- Glove & mittens
-- Wallets & small leather goods
-- Travel bags & luggage
More details about the China Sourcing Fairs in Dubai are available at http://www.chinasourcingfair.com/dubai .
About Global Sources
Global Sources is a leading business-to-business media company and a primary facilitator of trade with Greater China. The core business is facilitating trade from Greater China to the world, using a wide range of English-language media. The other business segments facilitate trade from the world to Greater China, and trade within China, using Chinese-language media.
The company provides sourcing information to volume buyers and integrated marketing services to suppliers. It helps a community of over 700,000 active buyers source more profitably from complex overseas supply markets. With the goal of providing the most effective ways possible to advertise, market and sell, Global Sources enables suppliers to sell to hard-to-reach buyers in over 230 countries.
The company offers the most extensive range of media and export marketing services in the industries it serves. It delivers information on 2.6 million products and more than 195,000 suppliers annually through 14 online marketplaces, 13 monthly magazines, over 100 sourcing research reports and 9 specialized trade shows which run 27 times a year across eight cities.
Suppliers receive more than 32 million sales leads annually from buyers through Global Sources Online (http://www.globalsources.com/ ) alone.
Global Sources has been facilitating global trade for 37 years. Global Sources' network covers more than 69 cities worldwide. In mainland China, Global Sources has over 2,100 team members in more than 44 locations, and a community of over 1 million registered online users and magazine readers for Chinese-language media.
Source: Global Sources
Web Site: http://www.globalsources.com/
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