Overview of Hong Kong Events
Hong Kong has developed into a premier convention, exhibition & sourcing platform in the Asia Pacific region. In recognition of the same, Hong Kong has received several awards over the years, including the Best City for Meetings in Asia by the Smart Travel Asia Award for 11 consecutive years since 2007.
- The Best of Bureaus in Asia Pacific
- Best City for Meetings in Asia
- World's Leading Business Travel Destination
- Asia's Leading Tourist Board 2018
- Favorite Business City in the World
Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention industry is well-developed and has greatly benefitted trading and economic developments in the country. In 2017, Hong Kong hosted more than 100 exhibitions, witnessing more than 1.9 million overseas arrivals. Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is one of the largest exhibition operators in HK and organizes more than 30 large-scale exhibitions every year.
The main source of export income from the convention and exhibition industry is derived from the overseas participants attending events held in Hong Kong. In 2016, the exhibition industry contributed HK$52.9billion (US$6.8 billion) to Hong Kong's economy (equivalent to 2.1% of Hong Kong's GDP).
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