China Sourcing Fairs Johannesburg open today!Posted: November 29, 2011
Suppliers and exporters from the Greater China region return to South Africa for this year’s China Sourcing Fairs. The Gallagher Convention Centre is abuzz with excitement as the Gifts & Premiums, Home Products, Garments & Textiles, Baby & Children’s Products, and Electronics trade events open today.
This year also marks the debut of the Solar & Energy Saving Products fair. The Hardware & Building Materials, and Fashion Accessories are returning for their second edition.
All shows will run until Dec. 2, 2011.
The inaugural edition of the Solar & Energy Saving Products will headline “green” trends and global environmental awareness. Makers from the Greater China region will present their latest LED displays and commercial lighting, and solar and wind power products. There will also be a comprehensive selection of energy-efficient lighting and accessories.
The second run of the Hardware & Building Materials fair will highlight more general hardware products and building, flooring, ceiling and roofing materials. Buyers will also be treated to a wider selection of wall cladding and coverings, windows and doors, bathroom, kitchen, plumbing, heating and cooling supplies, tools, lawn and garden accessories. There will also be a slew of industrial safety and law enforcement equipment, lighting and electrical fixtures and fittings, and auto parts and accessories.
Another show coming back to Johannesburg this year is the Fashion Accessories. The trade fair’s inaugural December 2010 staging saw thousands of buyers updating their inventory with the latest fashion accessories. This year’s product exhibits will cover bags, fashion jewelry and belts, footwear, hair accessories, hats and caps, and sunglasses. Trendy ties, scarves and shawls, gloves and mittens, socks and umbrellas will also line up display shelves.
Exhibitors at the Gifts & Premiums fair will present the latest in general, sports and event gifts, electronic premiums, and promotional skins and cases. Photo frames, trinkets and jewelry boxes are likewise expected to draw buyers’ attention.
In the Home Products fair, kitchen-, table-, bake-, cook- and glassware, and wine and bar accessories are expected to be crowd favorites. Booths will display household and personal and pet care products, storage, laundry and cleaning products, and bathroom accessories. Greater China suppliers will present the latest in home décor and textiles, outdoor furniture and decorations, and sports and leisure. There will also be a selection of dentistry equipment, medical care, rehabilitation and physiotherapy supplies, and emergency products.
The Garments & Textiles show will offer buyers and visitors a glimpse of the freshest trends in ready-to-wear garments, outerwear, sweaters and knitwear, sportswear and activewear, and bridal wear. Catch innovations in fabrics and textiles, fibers and yarns, and trimming materials and accessories. There will also be a wide selection of underwear, swimwear, beachwear and accessories, and sleepwear and loungewear.
Safety and comfort headline makers’ exhibits at the Baby & Children’s Products show. Display shelves will be lined with garments, bedding, furniture, and care, bath, feeding and travel products. These will be complemented by the slew of footwear, bags, fashion accessories, toys, games and puzzles, masks and costumes, and outdoor play equipment.
The latest and most innovative electronics products will be presented at the Electronics fair. Buyers will welcome the cornucopia of consumer electronics, computer and networking products, telecom devices, home appliances and security products. Accessories for these various applications and industries will also abound.
More than providing buyers with quality suppliers and cost-effective products, the China Sourcing Fairs will organize conferences featuring relevant topics on China sourcing for beginner and veteran entrepreneurs.