12 Nov 2018
HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair
WHAT: The 45th edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair showcases fun and educational products and services for all ages. Theme zones are the Brand Name Gallery, Smart-Tech Toys and Kidult World (hobby goods, magic items, models and figurines, action and war game items). Exhibit profiles include educational toys and games; electronic and remote-control toys; multiple toys products; outdoor and sporting goods; paper products and toy packaging; pet toys; festive and party items; smart-tech toys; soft toys and dolls; testing, inspection and certification; and fireworks. Exhibitors can take part in product demo and launch-pad sessions where they can meet interested buyers. Events such as the Networking Reception and a programme of seminars create further industry engagement.
|Date||Opening hours||Visitor registration|
|7-9 Jan (Mon - Wed)||9:30am-6:30pm||9:00am-6:00pm|
|10 Jan (Thur)||9:30am-5:00pm||9:00am-3:30pm|
For trade visitors aged 18 or above only; admission fee is HK$100 per person.
More than 49,000 buyers from 126 countries and regions came to the 2018 fair to meet 2,100 exhibitors.
WHO: Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council
WHY: The Asia-Pacific market is avid for toys and games and the fair presents the ideal opportunity to engage with this market. Offering the year’s first chance to trade, the show gives a unique first-mover advantage. As Asia’s largest event of its kind, the exhibition attracts buyers from all over the world. In 2018, 77.22% of the buyers from outside Hong Kong came from Asia, 10.92% from Europe, 4.53% from North America, 2.69% from the Middle East, 2.45% from Latin America, 1.53% from Australia and the Pacific Islands and 0.66% from Africa. Of the buyers, 34.6% were importers/exporters, 16.2% wholesalers/distributors, 9.9% manufacturers, 9.7% service companies, 7.2% independent retailers, 7.1% e-tailers, 6.6% buying offices, 3.6% chain stores, 2.8% department stores and 1.1% franchisers.
Three events which are likely to interest those in toy business will run at the same time: the HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair, Hong Kong International Stationery Fair and HKTDC Hong Kong International Licensing Show
WHERE: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
AND YOU CAN QUOTE ME: “As one of the largest toys fairs in the world, the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair provides an ideal platform for us to meet our target customers and collect their feedback. The response from buyers has been very positive. We have got in touch with new buyers from the Chinese mainland, Central and South America, Europe and Southeast Asia.”
Fanny Liu, Sales Representative, Global Market, Beast Kingdom Co., Ltd., Taiwan
FAIR WEBSITE: https://event.hktdc.com/fair/hktoyfair-en/HKTDC-Hong-Kong-Toys-and-Games-Fair/