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No.9  September, 2016  
  The Hong Kong Trade Development Council has a special offer for trade buyers visiting Hong Kong during October for four of our major trade events. We will sponsor your business trip to Hong Kong of HKD1,000 (approx. USD128) when you visit all four of our concurrent fairs (26-29 October, 2016) - HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair 2016 (Autumn Edition), HKTDC Hong Kong International Outdoor and Tech Light Expo 2016, Eco Expo Asia 2016 & HKTDC Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair 2016. Contact for full details – we hope to see you there!  
  Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) & electronicAsia  
  13-16 October, 2016  
  Two concurrent events for the electronics industry take place in Hong Kong in October. Organised by the HKTDC and held at the HKCEC, the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) presents all kinds of electronics products and services such as audio-visual products, branded electronics, eco-friendly products, i-World, packaging & design, navigation systems, new inventions, telecommunications products and testing, inspection & certification services.  
  electronicAsia complements the concurrent HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) to form the world’s largest electronics trading platform. This critical mass attracts buyers – around 30,000 attended last year – looking for all kinds of components active and passive, assemblies, parts and accessories.  
  Spotlight on Outdoor and Technical Lighting  
  26-29 October, 2016  
  Filling the need for a specialised platform for suppliers of outdoor lighting, lighting accessories, parts & components, HKTDC Hong Kong International Outdoor and Tech Light Expo will launch in Hong Kong this October.  
  Held concurrently with the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair, Autumn edition, these events eye to a smarter future, with the lighting industry is developing high-tech devices for domestic, installed and mobile uses as well. At the Smart Lighting & Solutions zone, state-of-the-art lighting design services, software, management systems and control panels will be on display.  

  Green Solutions for a Changing Climate – Eco Expo Asia  
  26-29 October, 2016  
  In response to the notable Paris Agreement adopted in 2015, this year’s expo will open with the new theme “Green Solutions for a Changing Climate”. The fair will provide green solutions to governments and the industry to help them achieve their sustainability goals.  
  The 11th edition of Eco Expo Asia will run from 26–29 October 2016 at Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Expo. Co-rganised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd.   
  Hong Kong Optical Fair  
  9-11 November, 2016  
  Organised by the HKTDC and held at the HKCEC, the Hong Kong Optical Fair offers a wide range of optical products including 3D eyewear, branded eyewear, contact lens & accessories, diagnostic instruments, eyewear accessories, eyewear, frames & lens, kids eyewear & accessories, optometric instruments & machinery, reading glasses, safety eyewear, sporting & professional eyewear, sunglasses as well as other related services and technology. Eyewear has gone beyond functionality and is increasingly regarded as a key fashion accessory. The Brand Name Gallery continues to expand and reach new heights. Last year, the gallery hosted over 220 leading brands and designer collections.  
  Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair 2016  
  10-12 November, 2016  
  The 9th edition of HKIWSF will be held from 10-12 November at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. Though Asia is its home ground, the fair is truly international.   In 2015, the fair attracted over 20,300 visitors from 75 countries and regions to attend.  
  Australian Wine Producers
Join the Australian Pavilion at Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair to gain access to the lucrative Asian market and beyond.  In 2015 around 70 Australian wine producers exhibited in the event. 
  For Australian wine producers and buyers of wine, spirits, beer and other liquors, Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair 2016 is an unmissible event on the global calendar.  
  To register to exhibit or visit contact Toni Wade at the Hong Kong Trade Development Council Sydney Office on (+61 2) 9261-8911 or contact Toni Wade on email  
  Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference  
  22-23 November, 2016  
  The Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference (ALMC) brings together logistics and maritime services providers and users, including manufacturers, traders and distributors, to exchange market intelligence and explore business opportunities in the region. The sixth edition of ALMC will return on 22 – 23 Nov 2016 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Discussions this year will focus on several hot topics including China’s “Belt and Road” initiative and the 13th Five-Year Plan, and the latest development in Cross-border Ecommerce. The programme will be divided into three main tracks, namely SCM & Logistics Forum, Maritime Forum and Air Freight Forum. The event is expected to attract 2,000 industry players from around the world. It is bound to be an ideal platform for players from the logistics, shipping and maritime sectors to exchange latest market intelligence and expand business connections.  
  Contact Jarrett Ho ( at the HKTDC Sydney office for details about securing a complimentary pass worth US$220.  
  Inno Design Tech Expo  
  1-3 December 2016  
  The HKTDC InnoDesignTech Expo (IDT Expo) is a unique one-stop platform for creative and technology professionals to meet with enterprises looking to enhance their competitiveness and find business partners for the new opportunities emerging in Asia.  Creative Victoria will again return to IDT Expo, along with the finalists and winners of the Innovation Pitchfest, ensuring Australia has a significant presence at this global innovation event.  

  Four huge trade events in January in Hong Kong  
  9-12 January, 2017  
  From 9-12 January, 2017, Hong Kong will play host to four of the world’s biggest trade fairs: Toys & Games Fair, Baby Products Fair, International Licensing Show and the International Stationery Show. The prestigious Asian Licensing Conference will also be held during this period. Please contact Jarrett Ho ( at the HKTDC Sydney office for more details about joining the Australian trade mission to these events.  
  Asian Financial Forum (AFF)  
  16-17 January, 2017  
  The Asian Financial Forum (AFF) brings together some of the most influential members of the global financial and business community to discuss developments and trends in the dynamic markets of Asia. In 2016, over 90 internationally respected leaders in government, financial and business sectors gathered for ground-breaking discussions about opportunities and challenges facing Asia.  

The ninth AFF attracted more than 2,800 participants from 38 countries and regions, about 85% of them were CEOs and senior decision makers. More than 550 journalists and media representatives attended the forum.

  AFF Deal Flow Matchmaking Session - During the AFF Deal Flow Matchmaking Session, one-on-one meetings were arranged between sources of funds and sources of deals. Over the years, 3,200+ meetings were arranged for more than 1,400 companies involving investment project owners, private equity firms, investors, high net-worth individuals and senior professionals from intermediaries and professional services providers.  
  Contact Jarrett Ho ( at the HKTDC Sydney office for more details about joining the Australian mission to the AFF in 2017.  
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