SHANGHAI, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 13th Shanghai International Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME China 2013) will welcome local and international suppliers to showcase their latest products on July 17-19, 2013 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. The event will feature over 1,400 exhibitors representing 2,100 brands across 138,000 square meters of exhibition space, a 19% increase in exhibition scale from 2012. Over 60,000 children and baby products volume-buyers are expected to attend.
A number of world-known brands have already confirmed participation including 4 MOMS, Baby Coccole, Barcarola, Britax, BBC, CAM, Combi, Chicco, Cybex, Disney, F.S. Baby, Joovy, Kiddie, Karicare, Mayoral, Mustela, Nike Kids, Nuby, NUK, Nuna, Ok Baby, PALI, Piccolettas, Pigeon, Phillips Avent, Quinny, Silver Cross, STOKKE, Trasluz, Wyeth and more, covering a range of children, baby and maternity products from healthcare products to food, strollers and toys, clothing and accessories and services.
International brands from Australia, Italy, Korea, Spain, Taiwan and the United States are some of the countries to make up the various International Pavilions.
Focusing on Content that Matters to the Industry
Visitors and exhibitors attending CBME China will not only find new business partners and thousands of children, baby and maternity products, they will also get an inside look at what's happening in the industry.
The Children Baby Maternity Products Industry Summit, on the other hand, will give attendees an overview of China's children, baby and maternity products market, and educate them on how to grow their businesses in the region. The whole-day summit will cover topics include industry trends, retail success stories, supply chain and distribution processes, e-commerce and panel discussions with industry experts.
The Retail Seminar: Setting up Your Own Baby Product Store will educate would-be entrepreneurs in setting up a successful baby products store. Topics include site selection, purchasing and stocking, merchandise display, store operations, inventory management, advertising and promotions, affiliate marketing and management, staffing and more.
Brand owners and suppliers will take center-stage at CBME Supplier Seminars as they share their brand developments and demonstrate the latest in product innovation. Each two-hour session will help buyers gain a better understanding of the suppliers.
Recognizing Innovation and Design Excellence
Visitors can not only learn the latest trends in the industry and business know-how from the CBME China 2013's educational sessions. They can also see first-hand the latest product innovation in the industry at the Innovative Products Awards Pavilion.
Originally conceived to encourage independent research and development on safer quality products for mothers and babies, the CBME Innovative Product Awards continue the tradition by providing a platform for inspiring innovative products that meet the highest industry standards.
The Innovative Products Awards Pavilion will showcase the latest product innovations in the baby, children and maternity products industry. Visitors can also cast their vote for the most innovative products, and get a chance to win fabulous prizes. Award Categories include: Best Baby Carriages and Car Seats; Best Children's Beds and Furniture; Best Food and Healthcare Products; Best Baby Care Products; Best Toys, Educational Products. Winners will be announced at the CBME China Autumn Gala in September.
Providing Value-Added Service to Effectively Facilitate Trade
CBME China facilitates trade between volume-buyers and suppliers. Face-to-face negotiations and deals are made at CBME China.
At CBME China's Private Buyer Meetings, a business matching service, buyers can meet pre-selected suppliers to explain their buying needs and make sure their requirements are met. This program is open to volume-buyers from retail stores who purchase children's, baby and maternity products and meet a set of criteria.
CBME China is a perfect business platform for children's, baby and maternity product buyers, retailers, manufacturers, distributors and suppliers to meet and do business in one venue.
Visitor registration is now open (www.cbmexpo.com/en/register) to all trade buyers. For a limited time, all visitors who pre-register will be eligible to win free hotel accommodation in Shanghai.
CBME China 2013 will take place from July 17-19 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. For more information on CBME China, visit www.cbmexpo.com.
About Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME) www.cbmexpo.com/en
Held annually in Shanghai, the Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME) is the world's largest sourcing event for baby, children and maternity products in the world. This is the perfect business platform for buyers, manufacturers, distributors and suppliers in the industry to meet and do business in one venue.
CBME 2013 will be held from July 17-19, 2013 in Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The event is expected to host 2,100 brands and 1,400 exhibitors in 138,000 square meters of exhibition space in 2013. For more information, please contact [email protected].
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