Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair 2012

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Premier Wine Event Opens Up New Market Opportunities
The wine market in Asia has made some astonishing leaps forward since HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair was launched in 2008. Wine consumption in the Chinese mainland and other Asian countries and regions has soared.

For traders tasked with meeting the high demands of this vigorous market, Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair 2012 presents an outstanding lineup of exhibitors and events.

A Truly International Event
It is truly international, attracting exhibitors and buyers from every corner of the globe. The 2011 fair hosted a record attendance of over 900 exhibitors from 37 countries and regions, promoting Old World Wines and New World Wines. Visitor numbers also set a new fair record with over 19,000 trade buyers coming from 71 countries and regions, a 37% increase over 2010.

Complete Showcase for the Wine Industry
It is a complete showcase for the wine industry, embracing all aspects of the supply chain, including fine wines, mass market wines, wine logistics and storage, wine equipment and accessories, and wine investment and education.

Wine Education, a new zone in 2012, will be a focal point for a number of interesting events. These activities will capture the attention of both wine industry players and general public, imparting information in an authoritative and entertaining way to deepen wine appreciation.

A Number of Top-notch Events
1. Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition has become the region's most prestigious event. Run in collaboration with the renowned London-based International Wine & Spirit Competition, the Competition is created specifically for the Asian market by those who know and are intimately involved in the region. The 2012 Competition is now open for entries, click here to learn more.
2. Fine Wine Tasting returns, offering the chance to try some of the world's very best, most sought-after wines.
3. Cocktail Demonstration returns with all the excitement and theatrics of cocktail presentation.
4. Wine Industry Conference is a high-level meeting of industry experts sharing their knowledge of wines, wine technology, and wine markets.
5. Asia Top Sommelier Summit is an annual event with leading sommeliers discussing recent developments in the industry and their impact.
6. A series of wine-tasting sessions, forums and master classes throughout the fair

Lots of Networking Opportunities
Myriad networking opportunities abound, including cocktail parties, receptions and meet-the-press events.
Business Matching Where Else But Hong Kong?
hktdc.com Buyer Meetings is a proven, highly efficient way for both buyers and suppliers to initiate and finalise business deals. Click here to learn more.

Hong Kong is unique for a number of reasons but for traders, it is its location and reputation as an unrivalled hub in Asia that matters. Its geographical proximity to major markets is supported by all the financial, communications and transport facilities needed for smooth completion of transactions.

As the Chinese mainland wine & spirits market roars ahead, Hong Kong has a special role to play in facilitating business there. Not only is Hong Kong on the doorstep, it also enjoys a unique relationship with the Chinese mainland.
More About the Fair
More about the fair available at:
Fair details
Hear what exhibitors & buyers say

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Act Now for FREE Admission!

For trade visitors, register now for your FREE admission badge through one of the following channels:
Smartphone Info Site - download HKTDC Mobile at iPhone App Store, BlackBerry App World or Google Play; or
Mobile Info Site - hktdc.com/wap/wine/T118.

At Your Service
Exclusive Travel Incentives for Trade Buyers Special Airfare Visa Application Assistance Service
The HKTDC offers a variety of incentive programmes for trade buyers to the fair that involves exclusively discounted hotel rates and airfares. For further information, please contact HKTDC office nearest to you. Cathay Pacific Airways, together with sister airline Dragonair, offer you and your travel companions exclusive airfares in all classes. To take advantage of this offer, please click http://events.cathaypacific.com and input the event access code MICE778 to avail of special fares for you. Please click here to find out the requirements and guidelines laid down by the Immigration Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Should you require an invitation letter from the HKTDC, please send your request to us at least two months (eight weeks) before the fair begins.

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