On December 10th, the 54th Industrial Exhibition organized by the
Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong opened in Victoria Park, Hong Kong.
The organizer said that the 22-day exhibition will have 700 booths,
which is less than 100 booths compared with the previous session.
Due to recent social events in Hong Kong,
sales are expected to decrease by 20% to 30%.
2019 coincides with the 85th anniversary of the founding of the
Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong.
The theme of this year’s industrial exhibition is “Brilliant 85 Carnival and Industry Exhibition”,
with a total of 10 theme booth areas.
The reporter saw that
the site’s pedestrian flow was slightly reduced compared with the previous session
the pedestrian passages at previous industrial exhibitions were blocked,
and the passages at the current industrial exhibition were generally smooth.
For the first time at this exhibition, “entry safety inspections” will be implemented.
People are required to undergo bag opening inspections when entering the venue.
It is forbidden to bring offensive or dangerous goods,
violent propaganda materials and non-drinking liquids.
The number of security guards has doubled compared to previous years.
Xu Jinhui, the second vice president of the Chinese Manufacturers’ Association of Hong Kong,
said that the annual industrial exhibition carries the collective memories
of several generations of Hong Kong people,
and the manufacturers will do their best to make the exhibition orderly.
The opening hours of the exhibition
will be shortened from 11 am to 10 pm,
and shortened to 8 pm.
He hopes to boost consumer confidence in Hong Kong through trade shows.