2014

CBME China 2013 Closes with Record-Number of Visitors from 76 Countries

SHANGHAI, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 13th Shanghai International Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME China) closed its three-day run at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre on July 19 with 59,287 buyers from 76 countries in attendance. 1,454 exhibitors representing 2,105 brands showcased their latest products across 138,000 square meters of exhibition space.

"The feedback we have received from the industry, both visitors and exhibitors, has been extremely encouraging," says Athena Gong, General Manager of CBME. "We appreciate the generous support from all the partners in staging a successful event."

A number of world-known brands participated in CBME China 2013 including 4 MOMS, Babycoccole, Barcarola, Britax, BBC, CAM, Combi, Chicco, Cybex, Disney, F.S. Baby, Joovy, Kiddy, Karicare, Mayoral, Mustela, Nike Kids, Nuby, NUK, Nuna, Ok Baby, PALI, Piccoletas, Pigeon, Phillips Avent, Quinny, Silver Cross, STOKKE, Trasluz, Wyeth, and more, covering a range of children baby maternity products.

International Pavilions Showcasing Worldwide Brands

108 International brands from Australia, Korea, New Zealand, the U.S., Spain, Taiwan, and other regions came together at the International Pavilions presenting products covering a range of children, baby, and maternity products from healthcare items to food, strollers, and toys, clothing and accessories, and services.

"I like the idea of setting pavilions for each country," says Mr. Sam Lee, CEO of Korea Education System, one of exhibitors at the Korean Pavilion. "The rest of the exhibition halls are also well organized by product categories, which is easy for buyers to look around."

Ms. Eva Segura from ASEPRI Spanish Baby Products Association comments, "Spanish participation in CBME China represented by kids fashion and childcare brands was a great success. The Chinese customer values design and innovation of European products. CBME China is manifested as a leader in the field of children's products in Asia. With the economic and social growth of the country, China is a highlighted market for Asepri."

Easing Volume-Buyers' Sourcing Experience

Private Sourcing Events, a business-matching service for high-volume buyers, were organized to help buyers meet with pre-selected qualified suppliers in a private setting to discuss sourcing requirements and make sourcing easier and more efficient. 18 high-volume buyers and over 300 suppliers participated in CBME China's Private Buyer Meetings. Buyers include Amazon (U.S.), Hesdo B. V, P & K Global Distribution, and some high-volume buyers from mainland China.

As Sarah Lee, Hong Kong Representative Office Manager of Hesdo commented, "I'm representing a Dutch trading company to attend this show to look for qualified suppliers and partners. The Private Buyer Meetings I attended were very well organized and very helpful. With the organizer's support, I selected some exhibitors who I'm interested in and have high potential to be our suppliers to meet during the show. This is really an efficient way for business-matching. I definitely will come back next year!"

CBME China is the perfect business platform for children, baby, and maternity product buyers, retailers, manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers to meet and do business in one venue.

CBME China 2014 is now open for registration, which will take place from July 22-24 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. For more information on CBME China, visit www.cbmexpo.com/en.

For press enquiries, please contact:

Louise Kathryn Yu
Senior Marketing Manager
Children, Baby, Maternity Industry Expo (CBME)
Tel: (+852) 2585 6101
louise.yu@ubm.com

About Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME China) www.cbmexpo.com/en

Held annually in Shanghai, the Shanghai International Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME) is the world's largest sourcing event for baby, children, and maternity products. This is the perfect venue for you to meet buyers, manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers in the industry.

CBME China 2014 will be on 22, 23, 24 July 2014 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The event will feature 2,300 brands and 1,600 exhibitors in 166,680m2 of exhibition space.

About UBM Asia www.ubmasia.com

Owned by UBM plc and listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is Asia's leading exhibition organizer and the biggest commercial organizer in mainland China, India, and Malaysia. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the U.S., UBM Asia has a strong global network of 30 offices and over 1,200 staff in 25 major cities. We operate in 19 market sectors with 160 exhibitions, 75 conferences, 28 trade publications, 18 vertical portals, and virtual event services for over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers, and subscribers from all over the world.

About UBM plc www.ubm.com

UBM plc is a leading global company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

SOURCE UBM China



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