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Hong Kong International Stationery Fair 2013 highlights green stationery

Stationery Award helps to nurture stationery design talent


21 September 2012 - ointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 13th Hong Kong International Stationery Fair is the first major sourcing event for stationery and office supply products in the 2013 exhibition calendar. It will take place from 7 - 10 January 2013 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.

In 2012, the fair attracted 210 exhibitors and more than 15,000 visitors from all over the world, once again proved its internationality and popularity. Against the unstable macroeconomic environment, we still witnessed a steady increase of Chinese mainland buyers which reinforced the show as a prime platform for suppliers wanting to tap into the Chinese market. In 2011, the Chinese mainland was Hong Kong’s largest export and import market for stationery products.

To stay abreast with the robust “Go-Green” trend prevailed in stationery industry, 2013 fair will offers extra highlight on exhibitors who will be displaying “green” stationery products. Specialized in producing paper products, stationery and office supplies with recycled paper and eco materials,Ningbo Guangbo Paper Product Co Ltd appreciate the new promotional initiative that help further enhance their product image. And Yuyao Leqi Stationery Co., Ltd which produces tellurion and thermometers that qualified for mainland environmental certifications, as well believes that this extra promotional opportunities can publicise their green stationery products to global buyers.

Hong Kong Stationery Award helps to nurture design talent
The fourth annual Hong Kong Stationery Award will take place during the show. The judging panel, featuring renowned product designers and relevant associations, will select the winning items based on originality, creativity, practicability, functionality, design quality (aesthetic and use of materials) and marketability. The winner will receive a free standard booth for the 2014 show and their products will receive maximum exposure to international buyers during the 2013 show.

More information regarding the 4th Hong Kong Stationery Award can be found:

The Hong Kong Stationery Fair is held concurrently with the HKTDC Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Fair and the HKTDC Hong Kong International Licensing Show.

For further information about the show, please visit www.hkstationeryfair.com

Media Contacts:
Ms Kanice Ho
Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd
Tel (852) 2230 9225
Fax (852) 2519 6800

Ms Toey Ma
Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Tel: (852) 2240 4404
Fax: (852) 2169 9402

Background information on HKTDC
Established in 1966, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is the international marketing arm for Hong Kong-based traders, manufacturers and service providers. With more than 40 offices worldwide, including 11 in the Chinese mainland, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a platform for doing business with China and Asia. The HKTDC also organises trade fairs and business missions to connect companies with opportunities in Hong Kong and the mainland, while providing information via trade publications, research reports and online. For more information, visit: www.hktdc.com

Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is Germany’s leading trade fair organiser, with 467.5 million euros in sales and 1,725 active employees worldwide. The Messe Frankfurt Group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries and approx. 50 international Sales Partners, giving it a presence for its customers in more than 150 countries. Events “made by Messe Frankfurt” take place at more than 30 locations around the globe. In 2011, Messe Frankfurt organised 100 trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany.
Messe Frankfurt’s exhibition grounds, featuring 578,000 square metres, are currently home to ten exhibition halls and an adjacent Congress Center. The company is publicly owned, with the City of Frankfurt holding 60 percent and the State of Hesse 40 percent. For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com