AsiaFJA to Provide Personalised Sourcing Services at Asia's Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair

Jun 21, 2010, 10:00 ET from AsiaFJA, UBM Asia

HONG KONG, June 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AsiaFJA ( ), the niche portal for fashion jewellery professionals, announces enhanced services for visitors attending this month's Asia's Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair in Hong Kong.

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Established in 2007 by UBM Asia, AsiaFJA website caters for industry insiders who want to enhance their sourcing process online. Its 400 plus quality suppliers record up to 50,000 page-views per month to their online showrooms and products, generating a constant flow of buying leads. Every product in the supply chain is at AsiaFJA, from raw materials, such as beads and gemstones, to parts and components as well as finished products such as fashion crystal jewellery, silver jewellery and fashion accessories.

Individualised show guides for buyers

Due to its affiliation to Asia's Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Fair, the leading fashion jewellery exhibitions in Asia, AsiaFJA is now to provide enhanced buying services for visitors to this fair to be held from June 24-27, 2010. Visitors can use the comprehensive online exhibitors list at AsiaFJA to compile individualised show guides with suppliers' booth numbers and contact information.

Onsite at the fair, booth attendants at AsiaFJA's Product Locator Kiosks located at Hall 5E and Halls 5FG of the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre will assist buyers with their individual queries.

Posting personalised sourcing message

AsiaFJA also offers a message board for buyers and suppliers to post trade offers. As part of their sourcing activities visitors can post "Offer to Buy" and receive qualified offers from exhibitors ahead of the show. Upon request, AsiaFJA staff will also help visitors with sourcing queries and match buyers and sellers at no charge.

"A recent survey showed that over 80% of all visitors to fairs prepare their trip online. So AsiaFJA should provide more support to optimise this process. We cater for the business need to reduce costs, save time and make a business trip most effective," said Jerome Hainz, eBusiness Manager, UBM Asia.

Notes to Editor:

1. About UBM Asia ( )

Owned by United Business Media Limited (UBM) listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia operates in 13 market sectors with headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia, including UBM China Ltd in Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou. We have over 130 media products in three categories: trade fairs, print and B2B portals. As Asia's leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in the two fastest growing markets in Asia: China and India, we stage the leading events of their kind across Asia. Our 110 events attract an annual attendance of 30,000 quality exhibitors and 1,270,000 visitors from all over the world to meet their target business partners face-to-face for business matching and networking. We publish high-quality trade publications for 191,000 industry professionals to capture the market trends and industry news. Complementing our exhibitions and publications are round-the-clock and industry-specific online B2B portals, which provide a series of online trading networks, industry news hub and sourcing and marketing platforms for the world's trade buyers and suppliers. We have over 650 staff in 15 major cities in Asia.

2. About United Business Media ( )

UBM focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetisation of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists - with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 5,800 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

    For press enquiries, please contact:

     Grace Lam
     AsiaFJA, UBM Asia
     Tel:   +852-2516-2136
     Fax:   +852-3749-7496