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Business Opportunities Abound at Top-notch Global Wine & Spirits Event
Demand for wine and spirits continues to blossom globally – and nowhere more so than Asia. Hong Kong is the natural hub of the wine and spirits business within the region, thanks to its expertise and cosmopolitan atmosphere. In 2013, Hong Kong’s wine imports amounted to HK$8 billion.

All this makes the HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair the ideal platform for buyers to connect with suppliers from around the world.

The Global Wine and Spirits Event
The popularity of the fair can be gauged from attendance figures. The 2013 edition attracted more than 20,000 trade visitors over three days; Asian buyers were out in force, in particular, with an increase of 15% over the previous fair, with the Chinese Mainland, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia and Phillippines among the markets showing double-digit growth. In addition, on a single day over 23,000 members of the public flocked to the fair.

The 2014 edition of the show will play host to more than 1,000 exhibitors, with an exciting blend of Old World and New World wine-producing countries among them, as well as spirits producers from around the globe.

Deepen your market knowledge
The fair provides buyers with more than just sourcing opportunities. It offers the chance to broaden knowledge, assess trends and enrich networks within the industry. In fact, the show has a mission to educate industry players, enabling them to make more informed decisions and allow their business to blossom as a result.

To assist buyers in grasping the pulse of the market, a number of events and activities are organised:

Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition: The first truly Asian wine competition is run in partnership with the London-based International Wine & Spirit Competition. It is created by those with an intimate knowledge of the Asian market, and among the highlights are Asian food and wine pairing awards and an award for the best wine produced in China. The judging panel comprises top palates from 12 Asian cities and an international VIP judge of global stature. Click here to learn more.

Fine Wine Tasting: Buyers can “taste their way around the world” in one venue! All wines in the fine wine tasting sessions are ranked 90 and above according to the professional ratings, and come from a broad spectrum of countries & regions.

Cocktail Demonstration: The kings of mixology demonstrate their skills and creativity at the Ice Bar, a popular spot for the exchange information and ideas on spirits, as well as for networking.

Wine Industry Conference: This high-level annual event is an invaluable source of the latest industry information.

Wine-tasting sessions, forums and master classes are led by Masters of Wine who share their insights and opinions with buyers.

Unparalleled networking opportunities
In keeping with the conviviality of the wine & spirits business, the wine fair offers superb networking opportunities. This is a great chance for buyers to extend their business networks by meeting quality producers and suppliers, industry players and officials, peers and overseas media.

Connect with the market
On the fair’s final day, the doors are thrown open to the public. This is a real hot ticket in town – in 2013 more than 23,000 visitors took advantage of this fabulous opportunity to taste top-quality wines and learn more about them.

For trade buyers, this provides an invaluable insight into the market, particularly the latest trends and new directions. Public visitors give instant feedback on their preferences and tastes regarding wine and spirits, thus providing a direct exchange of information and buyers to plan marketing strategies more effectively.

More Info About the Fair

Act Now for FREE Admission!

For trade visitors, register now for your FREE admission badge through one of the following channels:
Website - Registeron or before 15 Oct 2014 for buyers from outside Hong Kong and local buyers on or before 30 Oct 2014;
Smartphone Info Site - download HKTDC Mobile at iPhone App Store, BlackBerry App World or Google Play; or
Mobile Info Site -

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 and input the event access code MICE699 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.

Free Official Fair Catalogue (Full exhibitor list included)

Don't forget to collect a FREE copy of the fair’s official catalogue including the fair’s full exhibitors list, fair information and floor plan. Available at the Buyer Registration Counters, Information Counters, Media Centre and VIP Lounge – while stocks last!

Download the HKTDC Product Magazines Apps from or to view the magazine in your mobile device and use the official EXHIBITOR SCANNER at the fair. 

Enjoy Discount with 'HKTDC Trade Fair Privilege Coupons'
Work hard, play hard! After visiting our trade fairs, you deserve a treat for your day.

Enjoy cash savings, discount offers and complimentary drinks offered by local restaurants, sightseeing tour and shopping outlets with the ‘HKTDC Trade Fair Privilege Coupons’!

Free copies are available at Dragon Lounge, HKTDC Buyer Centre, Business Matching Lounge and Information Counters at HKTDC Trade Fairs. Or, you can download the online version here.

Please contact HKTDC Bangkok Office at tel: (66) 2 3439000 or email:

Rebecca So
Manager, Marketing Communications
Exhibitions Department

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