Monday, January 05, 2015

300+ exhibitors join Eco Expo Asia

News this week: Green-technology trade show, Eco Expo Asia, recently concluded its 2014 edition attracting 308 exhibitors from 22 countries and regions. The four-day show is jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Environment Bureau of Hong Kong, and ran from 29th October to 1st November at Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE).

Exhibitors showcased a wide range of green products and solutions which included green building solutions, waste management and air purification technologies. According to HKTDC, more than 10,800 visitors from 89 countries and regions participated this year. Group pavilions hosted in this edition included Canada, Japan, Russia and Switzerland. Representing mainland China were regional pavilions from Foshan, Guangdong, Guangzhou, Macau and Shenzhen, while first time participation from Sweden, the Netherlands and Korea were also present.

Mr Wong Kam-sing, Hong Kong’s Secretary for the Environment, commented at the opening ceremony, “Eco Expo Asia has unfaltering support from the industry, government associations and eco-conscious individuals. The show continues to prove itself as a first-choice platform for green solutions, backed by engaging forums and seminars led by the experts. It is an honour for the Environment Bureau to be a co-organiser of the fair again.”

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