|Hong Kong's Better Living Expo Opens to Sourcing, Entertainment
HKTDC (ACN Newswire)
2012-07-20 Hong Kong, July 20, 2012 - ( ACN Newswire ) - The second edition of the Better Living Expo opened today with nearly 300 exhibitors and an expanded range of lifestyle products and services. The show, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Paper Communication Exhibition Services (PCES), continues until 22 July at AsiaWorld-Expo.
Cooking and Dining
The expo, open to public and trade visitors, provides a showcase of lifestyle products and services in a setting where exhibitors can gather instant customer feedback. Highlights include a new specialty area, "Cooking and Dining." It joins three returning areas featuring beauty, well-being & senior products, hobbies and learning, and value shopping. And new specialty areas Designer Corner, Fine Wine Galleria and Handicraft Corner offer expanded sourcing options for trade visitors, while providing new ideas to the public.
The expo is also showcasing a variety of quality local brands, including A-Fontane, German Pool, Kinox, Profilia and Tung Fong Hung.
Magic and Martial Arts
More than 60 events, including live radio shows, tai chi and Frisbee exhibits, as well as painting and musical performances, will take place over the fair's three days.
Expo seminars cover topics ranging from organic food and healthy eating to setting up an e-business and planning overseas travel. Public events include demonstrations of fencing, rope skipping, tattooing and balloon twisting, as well as pu'er tea appreciation. Also on offer are illusionists from Eddy's Magic and Magicman Marvin Lam. Model car "drift" racing, a popular competition last year, is another highlight.
The expo's lucky draw prizes are valued at more than HK$250,000, including fitness equipment worth HK$20,000 from Fitboxx, a diamond pendant worth more than HK$10,000 from Mabelle, hotel gift vouchers and more.
The Better Living Expo is taking place concurrently with the HKTDC Hong Kong Book Fair, which runs 18-24 July at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. A free shuttle bus service runs between the AWE and the HKCEC.
Fair Website: http://www.betterliving-expo.com
Hours: 20-22 July (Friday-Sunday) 11am-7pm
Admission (open to the public by ticket only):
Children: HK$10 (for children under 1.22m tall or primary school students)
Family: HK$50 (maximum two adults and three children under 1.22 tall or primary school students)
Free admission for children under three and adults over 65
Tourists: HK$5 (must present travel document)
Disabled: HK$5 (must present "Registration Card for Persons with Disabilities")
Book Fair Visitors: HK$5 (must present Book Fair tickets)
Paper Communication Exhibition Services (PCES), a professional exhibition organiser in Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland, is a member company of Paper Communication Exhibition Holdings Ltd. The first exhibition organiser listed in Hong Kong, it has built up a successful track record for more than 20 years. PCES organises a wide range of exhibitions, including machinery shows and, metalworking, plastics, packaging, textile & clothing, pet and antiques fairs. The company has a comprehensive database and Facebook Fan Club covering more than 600,000 corporate executives in the greater China region to ensure high-quality buyers from the mainland.
A statutory body established in 1966, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is the international marketing arm for Hong Kong-based traders, manufacturers and service providers. With more than 40 global offices, including 11 on the Chinese mainland and three in the US, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a platform for doing business with China and throughout Asia. The HKTDC also organises trade fairs and business missions to connect companies with opportunities in Hong Kong and on the mainland, while providing information via trade publications, research reports and online. For more information, please visit www.hktdc.com. Follow HKTDC on Twitter @HKTDC.
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