By THE NATION
Most will be from Thailand, Taiwan, India and Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland, with buyers expected from around Asia, the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania.
“Asia Lifestyle Expo is a new business platform for lifestyle products in the region,” said NEO project manager Panvisut Buranakarn.
For the first time in Thailand, Solmazer from Turkey will exhibit kitchenware, tableware and glass canisters. Kim Jim, a 90-year-old Japanese company, will show its popular “Tepra” printers and introduce “Hitotoki” stationery and label printers.
Gallucci will have its fashionable Italian watches inspired by the renowned Italian celestial scientist of the same name.
“The Thai Retailers Association is very pleased to support the launch of this new show,” said the association’s president, Worawoot Ounjai. “For buyers from the online and offline Southeast Asian retail sector, the expo will be an ideal platform to source lifestyle products from all over Asia right in Bangkok.”
Jirabool Vittayasing, president of the Thai Gifts Premiums & Decorative Association and chairman of the Asean Gifts Federation, predicted that the exposition “will become an important event helping to grow the sector in Thailand”.
There will be free seminars conducted by renowned speakers on topics including “Miracle Marketing: Invest a Small Amount Earning Millions”, “Partnership with Giant: China Opportunities”, “Online Marketing Genius” and “Lifestyle Trend 2020: Sourcing the Right Product”.
Visitors and exhibitors who are interested in networking can also participate in business-matching activities.