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'Style Hong Kong in Dubai 2006', the Hong Kong Trade
Development Council's (HKTDC) annual four-day exhibition offering
the best of Hong Kong's electronics, fashion and accessories goods
to Dubai, drew thousands of visitors to the Dubai International
Convention and Exhibition Centre where it was held recently.
season shoppers and trade visitors were drawn to displays put
from more than 200 exhibitors, who showcased a wide range of
top-quality, innovatively-designed lifestyle products, and to
free one-on-one consultations on investment and trading
procedures and services offered alongside the event.
Several important deals were concluded and alliances struck at
the exhibition, which acted as a business development platform
for Hong Kong companies and brands looking to increase
penetration in the Middle East's rapidly expanding markets.
'Style Hong Kong in Dubai 2006' constitutes an important event
among the 30 world-class international exhibitions the HKTDC
organises and the 200 trade fairs in which it participates in
worldwide every year.
Jeff Ambjorn, Middle East Director of the HKTDC, said:
'The growing number of visitors, the quantum of sales and
business leads generated at 'Style Hong Kong in Dubai 2006' has
been very encouraging. The huge response to the innovative,
affordable and modern consumer products on display has added to
the reputation of Hong Kong companies and has yet again,
consolidated the territory's position as an international market
place and sourcing centre for upmarket, quality goods.'
Naresh T Narwani, Director, M Bux Electronics Limited, which was
one of the biggest exhibitors at the show, said: 'The UAE market
is expanding rapidly, and the exhibition has served as an
excellent business platform from which to show our electronic
products to regional distributors and retailers. We saw a lot of
interest from potential customers from the GCC states, North
Africa, East Europe, Iran, Iraq and the Indian Subcontinent.'
Visitors to 'Style Hong Kong in Dubai 2006' were treated to
displays to elegant semi-precious and costume jewellery;
competitively-priced timepieces; gifts and creative premiums;
high-performing household appliances; imaginative and
educational toys; plush furnishings; value-added consumer
electronics; trendy, designer apparel and footwear, among other
For the first time, the fair also hosted a special zone on
construction materials targeting the growing demand from this
sector in many Middle East economies.
Furthering its objective of promoting trade between the UAE,
Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland, the Council also organised
'Hong Kong Delights', a gala evening on December 17 at Dubai's
Grand Hyatt Hotel, where xxx business leaders, traders and
buyers networked and forged business ties in a relaxed
environment. Also added was the Hong Kong Jewellery & Watch
Partnership Mission that brought Hong Kong business persons to
Dubai to tap the affluent consumer market for precious jewellery
and complete watches in UAE and Saudi Arabia.