2018 October Global Sources Consumer Electronics show and Mobile Electronics show, Hong Kong, China

2018 October Global Sources Electronics festival, held at Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Expo. Held in two phases, Consumer Electronics and Mobile Electronics, and with more than 7,500 booths of the latest electronics products, it is the largest electronics sourcing show in the world.

Global Sources Electronics is bigger than ever this October, now with 7,500 booths of products across the two phases. The show attract many quality exhibitors from China, across Asia and 10 other countries. Bringing buyers from around the world an outstanding trade-show experience and the opportunity to source the high quality and latest technology in consumer and mobile electronics.

Consumer Electronics held from October 11 to 14 and features 3,900 booths exhibiting the latest auto electronics, commercial electronics, computer and accessories, gaming and eSport, home electronics, outdoor electronics, plus electronic components and smart living products. It also includes special product launch area, and product gallery along with experience and demo zones to highlight innovative products and technologies.

Mobile Electronics held from October 18 to 21, focusing on the latest mobile devices and accessories, speakers and headphones, VR/AR and wearables. Growing more than 100 percent since its debut in 2014, the show has become the largest mobile electronics sourcing show in the world.

Across 3,600 booths, the show features the latest mobile devices and accessories, speakers, headphones, AR/VR devices and wearables from Verified Suppliers. Exhibitors are companies from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Bulgaria, Germany, India, Israeli, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States of America. It also includes a special product launch area and product gallery along with tech conferences and an experience zone to highlight innovative products and technologies.

Global Sources is focusing on tomorrow’s hot consumer trends today. The show will continuing to build the strength of our trade-show offerings in the fields of AIoT (Artificial intelligence and Internet of Things), and VR/AR/MR in addition to mobile products so that by the time these burgeoning technologies have become commonplace in consumers’ everyday life, buyers have long been well placed to cater to the current and future needs of their markets.

The show features Asia’s largest pavilions for smartphones and tablets, speakers and headphones, VR & AR, wearables and mobile accessories. Expanded selections for the October show include AIoT and wireless charging. The new Brand Hall will be buyers’ first stop to discover innovations, technologies from China’s leading OEM/ODM brands. Other special attractions are the AIOT Park and VR Experience Zone powered by HTC Vive. To spotlight high-growth product categories, the Analyst’s Choice Zone is set to host product launch areas and product demo displays.

Highlights of the first phase: Consumer Electronics show
The Global Sources Consumer Electronics show is the world‘s largest electronics sourcing show, sourcing event features home, outdoor and automotive electronics, as well as the latest audio and smart home products, bringing together the latest video game products, home audio, electronic components and personal stroller products. Come to explore a wide and diverse range of compelling and cutting-edge products that meet the demands of today’s consumer electronics market.

The world’s biggest and best consumer electronics sourcing event, the global sourcing destination for the hottest innovations in consumer electronics, the show features over 4,000 booths of the latest and in-demand home, outdoor, automotive and commercial electronics, as well as gaming products, computer and accessories, and components. Explore new sourcing opportunities in the new normal and drive sales with tomorrow’s technology trends.

Global Sources Consumer Electronics show is the first phase of Global Sources Electronics, held twice a year, usually in April and October. Global Sources Electronics consists of two phases which are Consumer Electronics and Mobile Electronics. Together make it Asia’s largest audio product hall, while True Wireless Stereo Zone and Party Audio Zone are specially added. It showcases the latest audio technologies and products, including headphones, Bluetooth speakers, True Wireless Stereo (TWS), professional audio products, as well as home audio, cables and accessories.

The Global Sources Electronics show was attract more than 70,000 buyers from 150 countries and territories, including purchasing decision makers from Acer, Belkin, Cisco, Dolby, eBay, Foxconn, Fujitsu, Google, HP, Huawei, Intel, Intelbras, JVC Kenwood, Logitech, Microsoft, Nokia, NTT Docomo, Oracle, Panasonic, Pioneer, Qualcomm, Samsung, Sennheiser, Siemens, SONY, Target, Toshiba, Unitel Group of Companies.

Audio products are among the most vibrant sectors in electronics. Global Sources Consumer Electronics is meeting the demand with an Audio pavilion featuring 400 booths of the latest products with a new True Wireless Audio Zone. Buyers can also discover the best products at the new Goldenears Choice Audio Excellence Award co-organized with the China Audio Industry and the accompanying product experience in the Hall 1 Analyst’s Choice Zone.

The Gaming and eSport pavilion is Hong Kong’s biggest sourcing selection of gaming and eSport products, featuring more than 200 booths to meet the continuing rise in demand from markets worldwide. It is also the venue for the new eSports Live event – demo e-sports performances of PUBG, PES, StarCraft II and other popular titles.

Analyst’s Choice Zone showcases experts’ picks of the best products at the show. The Zone consists of Product Launch Area and Product Gallery where attendees can have a closer look at new, innovative products with cutting-edge technologies.

AI Experience Zone with the latest artificial intelligence technologies and interactive exhibits.

Smart Living Pavilion offers a wide selection of smart security, lighting, voice-enabled devices and entertainment products.

Asia’s largest Outdoor Electronics Pavilion showcases electric personal transporters, drones and robotics and cameras and accessories. It also features on-site test drives.

Expanded pavilions for home electronics and commercial electronics.

Hong Kong’s largest auto electronics, computer and accessories, gaming and eSport, and personal transporters pavilions.

Expanded selections of home electronics, health and wellness, communication and display technology.

Next-Gen Components Zone displays the parts that enable new tech products for automotive, drones and robotics, medical and industrial, smart living, smart security and wearables.

A comprehensive conference program covers topics including AIoT, e-sports and gaming, audio, sourcing and online retail.

The premier sourcing platform for hardware and retail solution startups

Highlights of the second phase: Mobile Electronics show
Global Sources Mobile Electronics show is the second phase of Global Sources Electronics, held twice a year, usually in April and October. Global Sources Electronics consists of two phases which are Consumer Electronics and Mobile Electronics. Together make it Asia’s largest audio product hall, while True Wireless Stereo Zone and Party Audio Zone are specially added. It showcases the latest audio technologies and products, including headphones, Bluetooth speakers, True Wireless Stereo (TWS), professional audio products, as well as home audio, cables and accessories.

The world’s biggest and best consumer electronics sourcing event, the global sourcing destination for the hottest innovations in consumer electronics, the show features over 4,000 booths of the latest and in-demand home, outdoor, automotive and commercial electronics, as well as gaming products, computer and accessories, and components. Explore new sourcing opportunities in the new normal and drive sales with tomorrow’s technology trends.

The show also host sourcing event features home, outdoor and automotive electronics, as well as the latest audio and smart home products, bringing together the latest video game products, home audio, electronic components and personal stroller products. Come to explore a wide and diverse range of compelling and cutting-edge products that meet the demands of today’s consumer electronics market.

Global Sources Mobile Electronics is scheduled to host a series of on-site conferences including 5th VR/AR/MR Ecosystem Summit and the Mobile Phone CEO Summit to cover mobile and wireless technology developments, AIoT, VR/AR/MR, sourcing best practices and online retail. Top industry experts plan to share their views on market trends and industry development.

The Global Sources Electronics show is expected to attract more than 70,000 buyers from 150 countries and territories, including purchasing decision makers from Acer, Belkin, Cisco, Dolby, eBay, Foxconn, Fujitsu, Google, HP, Huawei, Intel, Intelbras, JVC Kenwood, Logitech, Microsoft, Nokia, NTT Docomo, Oracle, Panasonic, Pioneer, Qualcomm, Samsung, Sennheiser, Siemens, SONY, Target, Toshiba, Unitel Group of Companies, Vivo, Walmart and Yamaha.

Startup Launchpad
Startup Launchpad is a major tradeshow and conference in Asia for the Startup sector that facilitates global distribution between hardware and retail solution startups and renowned online and offline retailers. Staged at the Mobile Electronics show, it is set to bring together 300 startups from 15 countries and regions to showcase new innovations covering IoT, wearables, smart home, robotics, VR/AR, supply chain, POS and other high-growth categories.

Startup Launchpad’s full-fledged conference program is scheduled to gather more than 60 thought leaders to share insights on the Future of Retail over 2 days. This Fall sees the addition of an Ecosystem Day, where various players in different markets plan to inform startups on the resources and funding available in their respective markets. The Startup Launchpad Investment Competition is also scheduled to return this Fall catering to startups seeking investors and investment strategies.

Global Sources
Global Sources is a leading business-to-business media company and a primary facilitator of trade with Greater China. The company organizes export sourcing shows in Hong Kong every April and October with eight events annually, including the world’s largest electronics and mobile electronics shows. Global Sources is also a majority shareholder in Shenzhen International Machinery Manufacturing Industry Exhibition (SIMM) and its related shows – the leading machinery exhibitions in Southern China.

The company organizes export sourcing shows in Hong Kong every April and October with eight events annually, including the world’s largest electronics and mobile electronics shows. Global Sources is also a majority shareholder in Shenzhen International Machinery Manufacturing Industry Exhibition (SIMM) and its related shows – the leading machinery exhibitions in Southern China.

More than 1.5 million international buyers, including 94 of the world’s top 100 retailers, use these services to obtain product and company information to help them source more profitably from overseas supply markets. These services also provide suppliers with integrated marketing solutions to build corporate image, generate sales leads and win orders from buyers in more than 240 countries and territories.

Global Sources is committed to organising eco-friendly and sustainable trade shows. Since 2006, Global Sources has donated through Care & Share, a charity partnership programme with Crossroads Foundation, five full container loads of items including furniture, mobile accessories and stationery to 64 NGOs and social welfare service centres in Hong Kong and the rest of the world.

Over the past 47 years, Global Sources has been serving the B2B industry with a reliable and professional trade platform highly trusted by the Company’s buyer and supplier communities.

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