Hong Kong Electronics Fair and electronicAsia open next month
The 38th HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) and 22nd electronicAsia will be held concurrently at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 13–16 October 2018.
The two fairs will gather more than 4300 exhibitors from across the globe, showcasing a wide variety of intelligent products, innovative start-up ideas and electronic components. Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) is organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), while electronicAsia is jointly organised by the HKTDC and Messe München (MMI Asia).
“In the 2017 edition, the Autumn Electronics Fair and electronicAsia attracted a total of around 86,000 buyers from 139 countries and regions,” said Benjamin Chau, Deputy Executive Director, HKTDC. “Held concurrently under one roof, the two fairs will gather electronics products, start-ups, components and technologies to create crossover business opportunities between exhibitors and buyers.”
Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition)
The Tech Hall will return to showcase tech-savvy products in five themed zones: 3D Printing, Robotics & Unmanned Tech, Smart Tech, Virtual Reality and Startup.
The Startup zone will see around 110 international start-ups present their innovations ranging from apps to smart home products, wearable electronics, Internet of Things (IoT), health electronics and more. The 3D Printing zone will feature the latest 3D printers, filament and other materials.
Another returning zone is Robotics & Unmanned Tech, presenting the latest models of aerial cameras, industrial and home-used robots, electric scooters and more. The Smart Tech zone will showcase electronic devices featuring IoT applications for modern living, while the Virtual Reality zone will feature a range of VR, augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) products and related technology.
The Hall of Fame will continue to be a spotlight of the fair, featuring stylish products from more than 550 international renowned brand names. Other themed zones include i-World, Wearable Electronics, Healthcare Electronics, Audio Visual Products, Personal Electronics and many more.
Held concurrently with the Autumn Electronics Fair, electronicAsia creates a platform for suppliers of electronic components and production technologies to showcase their products to international buyers.
The Power Supplies zone will present various types of batteries, accessories, solar photovoltaic components and technologies. The Printed Circuit Board & EMS zone will display printed circuit boards and related services including design, manufacture, test and more. The World of Display Technology zone will house exhibitors of visualisation technologies.
Other zones include Electronic Components and Keyboards & Switches. The fair will also showcase the essential elements of automation, including a range of sensors and technologies.
During the twin fairs, there will be a series of seminars and forums for exhibitors, buyers and visitors to share the latest trends and development of the electronics industry. A symposium on innovation and technology will be staged on the first day of the fairs (13 October) under the theme of ‘AI Empowerment — Grow without Limits’. International speakers from renowned brands and enterprises will share their views on how to turn AI knowledge into execution and results with actionable tools, and how to make the right business decisions through practical case studies.
Other seminars include the Sensor Technology Forum on 14 October and the Hong Kong Electronic Forum to discuss AI enhanced reliability and functional safety for electronics products on 15 October.
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