IATF04, 'Hong Kong in Style' opens today

DUBAI - The International Autumn Trade Fair 2004 (IATF04) and the "Hong Kong in Style" show, will be held from December 12 to 16 at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre (DIEC) as announced by Al Fajer Information and Services, yesterday at a press conference.

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Published: Sun 12 Dec 2004, 9:47 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 11:47 AM

IATF04 will cover a 15,000-square-metre area in Exhibition Halls 2,3,4, and 5A at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre (DIEC) with 20 per cent increase in exhibitor turnout compared to last year, which saw a participation of 507 exhibitors. The fair will commence with a record participation of over 600 exhibitors, including 37 UAE companies. Around 6,000 overseas trade delegates are expected to attend the five-day event.

Addressing a Press conference at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Satish Khanna, general manager of Al Fajer Information and Services, organisers of the show, said, “The large turnout of overseas trade delegations will energise business and in turn the local economy. The hospitality and local transport sectors will be the biggest beneficiaries. The trade visitor turnout for the show is expected to cross 25,000 this year as compared to 15,236 last year.’’

A key highlight of the IATF04 is the 'Hong Kong in Style' trade show. 'Hong Kong in Style' is the largest-ever exhibition of Hong Kong products, with thousands of innovative, award-winning designs on offer.

Hong Kong in Style', will feature 230 companies. The show is its first-ever major involvement in a Middle East expo.

On display will be an array of stylish and innovative products ranging from electricals and gifts, to timepieces and garments in Hall 4 and 5A.

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