Dongguan China Shoes China Shoetec Incorporating China Bags Zone Tap into Business of Emerging Markets

07.08.2010
The 12th Dongguan China Shoes. China Shoetec Incorporating China Bags Zone will be staged at GD Modern International Exhibition Center, Houjie, Dongguan, P.R. China from Oct 28 - Oct 30, 2010, right before Canton Fair (Shoes and bags section).  While the global economy is picking up, it is recognized that the emerging markets have a faster recovery than traditional European and US markets.  Along with the launching of zero tariffs in China-ASEAN regions, many enterprises believe that it is the right time to develop the business in ASEAN regions.

Soaring Potential in ASEAN Region
 
The 11th Dongguan China Shoes. China Shoetec Incorporating China Bags Zone was closed successfully on May 6, 2010. 14,836 trade visitors from 70 countries and regions attended and there was a significant growth on the number of visitors from some overseas countries.  No. of visitors from ASEAN regions and Hong Kong were increased by 12% and 15% respectively when compared with the previous edition, visitors from Russia was doubled.  The statistics reflect the fact that there is an increasing significance and potential in these emerging markets, organizers will continue to reinforce the visitor promotion in the respective regions so as to facilitate exhibitors to further develop their business.
 
Global Trend Releases Presented by WGSN & Y-Trend
 
To stay ahead of the ever-changing fashion world, industry players have to keep abreast of the latest fashion trend.  In the last edition, WGSN, the world's leading fashion and style forecaster, was invited to be the Official Trend Partner and has given presentation on fashion trend forecast.  This was the first time that WGSN gave a trend release in Dongguan, more than 200 audience attended, including visitors from non-Guangdong provinces and overseas.  In response to the active participation, organizers will continue to cooperate with WGSN and organize trend talk release to provide the trend forecast and market analysis in the next edition.  Apart from WGSN, another trend forecast leader, Y-Trend, will also be invited to share with exhibitors and buyers about the inspirational concept of latest fashion trend.
 
Effective Business Matching Services to Help Exhibitors to Explore New Markets
 
For more effective business matching, organizers will arrange one-to-one meetings for exhibitors and buyers during the fair by actively cooperating with different media and related associations.  In addition, online exhibition is also available for exhibitors to look for target buyers before and after the fair. 
 
Overwhelming Response from Exhibitors
 
Various industry associations highly support the fair and plan to organize exhibiting pavilions again in 2010 Autumn show, including China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Light Industrial Products and Arts-Crafts, Hong Kong Footwear Association, Putian Footwear Manufacturers Association, Dongguan Shoes Materials Association, Dongguan Leather & Footwear Association, Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry Pavilion and Dongguan Shoe-Making Machinery Association, etc.  Presently, over 50% of existing exhibitors have reserved booth in coming edition.  Mr. Huang of Long Yuan Shoes Co., Ltd. expressed that the exhibiting result was far good beyond his expectation and he received some new orders during the fair.  He also planned to enlarge their booth size in the next edition.  Mr. Fong of Peninsula International Corp. Ltd. said the participation result was good, their new product launching received overwhelming response from buyers.  He has confirmed the participation in the next edition.  Portugual exhibitor Tatuaggi also said the participation result was very satifactory and planned to enlarge their exhibiting area.  As the business environment gets better, enterprises become more active in participation, it is anticipated that the scale of the fair will reach 20,000sqm.
Dongguan China Shoes · China Shoetec Incorporating China Bags Zone is jointly organized by China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Light Industrial Products and Arts-Crafts (CCCLA), Messe Düsseldorf Shanghai Ltd., Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd. and Guangdong Modern Convention and Exhibition Management Co., Ltd.  It is the only professional shoes and handbags exhibition in Dongguan as well as the UFI-approved event.
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