HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair returns for its 36th edition in 2017 as the world’s leading trade platform for the industry. In 2016, the fair hosted over 800 exhibitors from 27 countries and regions, who were able to engage with over 20,000 buyers. Comprehensive industry coverage means that suppliers of complete watches & clocks, parts & components, machinery & equipment and specialist packaging form an effective marketplace.
| Maximum impact through zoning
Exhibitors benefit from being grouped into product zones which are highly visible and easily accessible to buyers.
|Pageant of Eternity, a premium zone designed to highlight the quality of high-end complete watches.
Salon de TE, Asia’s premier unique showcase for international watch brands.
Other zones cover major industry sectors. They are:
• Complete Watches
• Machinery & Equipment
• OEM Smart Watches
• Parts & Components
• hktdc.com Small Orders
Promotion to international buyers
With its history and status, the fair enjoys international buyer recognition. Exhibitors - and their products - are promoted to buyers through a number of pre-fair initiatives such as the press conference, and during the fair at the media breakfast meeting, when local and overseas trade journalists meet exhibitors and see products.
Exhibitors also have the opportunity to gain greater exposure for their timepieces through product launches, or participation in watch parades. The fair also offers a programme of seminars on important industry topics.
Concurrent fashion event
CENTRESTAGE will return in 2017 with four thematic zones showcasing world-class labels, next-gen design talent, timeless elegance, hot new brands and a look at the future with spectacular runway shows, seminars and influencers.
A special highlight of Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair 2017 is Salon de TE, unique in the region as an elite environment for international watch brands of renown. The 2016 Salon de TE featured 150 international brands grouped in five thematic zones.
• World Brand Piazza places prestigious timepieces from leading brands in the spotlight.
• Chic & Trendy is home to stylish fashion watches with contemporary appeal.
• Craft Treasure hosts the ever-popular mechanical timepieces as well as exquisite jewellery watches.
• Renaissance Moment highlights classic watches of European origin.
• Wearable Tech is for the dynamic and growing industry sector of smart watches.
Hear What Exhibitors Say
“We have been exhibiting at the Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair for more than 20 years because it is the most influential fair of its kind in the world which draws international buyers and provides the perfect showcase for our products. Up till now, we have received onsite orders worth more than US$500,000 from international buyers including those from Iran, the UAE and the UK.”
Carrie Liu, Vice General Manager,
Coffer Industrial (HK) Ltd, Hong Kong
|“It is important for us to be here to raise brand awareness and to showcase our products. This year we have met more new buyers than last year. About 60-70 per cent of our visitors are new.”
Matthieu Boileve, General Sales Manager,
Brasport HK Limited, Hong Kong