Fostering Hong Kong-India cooperation, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Lifestyle Expo will create new partnership opportunities by capturing the robust demand for trendy lifestyle products. The two-day expo scheduled to kick-start from December 19 will connect suppliers from Hong Kong and Mainland China with buyers from India and South Asia.

Jointly organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Trade Development Bureau of Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, the expo will showcase a wide range of high-quality stylish items from about 140 Hong Kong and mainland exhibitors, including household appliances, fashion and fashion accessories, consumer electronics and electric parts, as well as gifts and premiums. The Lifestyle Expo in Mumbai will provide an ideal platform for regional buyers from India and South Asia to take advantage of customize done-on-one business-matching services, helping them to connect with exhibitors from Hong Kong and Mainland China, HKTDC said.

During the international expo, approximately 2,000 importers, distributors, mass retailers, mail-order houses, department stores and specialty stores from India and surrounding subcontinent countries, including Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal, are expected to attend. The event will also feature one-on-one business-matching service, frequent buyer award, networking events and seminars.

Highlighting Hong Kong’s position as Asia’s lifestyle trendsetter, the Lifestyle Expo is among the HKTDC’s signature international promotional events that have a successful track record in fostering trade between companies from Hong Kong and emerging markets worldwide, including Russia, Poland, Turkey, India, Indonesia and UAE. In Hong Kong, the HKTDC organises more than 30 international fairs, attracting more than 11,000 buyers to source a wide variety of products in 2018. In addition to the main expo, products will be spotlighted at the hktdc.com Small Orders showcase, where buyers can place orders of between five and 1,000 pieces.