Bravo Gyeongnam Expo 2017

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Two additional promotion halls to be newly installed will display a much greater variety of exhibits

Bravo Gyeongnam Expo 2017, the exhibition for specialties in Gyeongnam Province, will be held at Changwon Convention Center(CECO) from November 16 to 19 over a scheduled period of four days.
This year’s exhibition, which will be held for the 11th time, is expected to exhibit more diverse items than previous ones, owing to the promotion halls for two fields that have been newly established this year. In the whole exhibition scale, it was expanded to 320 companies with 500 booths, from 304 companies with 445 booths last year.
In order to widely promote the value of Korea’s specialties including Gyeongnam’s to overseas countries and help territorial cultivation of the exhibiting companies as well as the domestic territorial cultivation of them, 1:1 matching consultation will be held for actual expansion of exports by inviting over 30 buyers from 10 countries around the world.
In this Brave Gyeongnam Expo, which is also the marketing site for specialty industries, with the largest scale in Gyeongnam Province, exhibits will include the representative agricultural/livestock/marine/forest products, herbal tea, medicinal plants, health food, handcrafts, traditional alcoholic drinks, Gyeongnam 6th industrial products, the products of information-oriented villages, etc. of the 18 cities and counties (gun). The excellent specialties from other regions will be exhibited with more enhanced contents.
It has distinct characteristics of arranging booth sizes diversely by the main fields while allocating them with a sense of balance for domestic visitors and overseas buyers, and the booth allocation is expected to be as follows: – 270 booths for the enterprises located in Gyeongnam Province; 57 booths for special promotion hall for Gyeongnam; 15 booths for excellent specialties from other cities/provinces; 20 new booths for Kimjang (Kimchi-making for winter) & incidental industries; 10 booths for overseas promotion/products; 20 new booths for promotion of local representative foods; 28 booths for special invited exhibitions; and 80 booths for additional facilities.


During the exhibition period, the prorams people can participate in and intermingle will be strengthened, and provide various attractions where domestic & overseas visitors to the exhibition can experience the attraction of Gyeongnam. On the permanent stage in the exhibition hall, the traditional cultural performances and audience-participating events will be held at various times, and a Kimjang event for helping unfortunate neighbors, 2017 eco-friendly∧nationally certified agricultural-food masterpiece contest, Gyeongnam traditional alcoholic drinks festival, etc. will be held as the main additional events, and it will be reborn as a participatory exhibition reflecting the five senses of Gyeongnam.

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AGREX & FOOD KOREA 2017

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Reborning as a Hands-On Experiential Event!

Jinju International Agriculture & Food Expo Korea (AGREX & FOOD KOREA) will be held from November 11 to 19, 2017 at Jinju Stadium and MBC Convention Jinju featuring Korea’s quality agricultural products and creative agricultural machinery. The exhibition items include agricultural machinery, agricultural products, foodstuffs, facility agriculture, animal husbandry, and other agricultural services.

About 250 companies and organizations from 20 countries are expected to participate in AGREX & FOOD KOREA 2017 with 500 booths installed in the 10,000 m² venue under themes including an advanced agricultural machinery zone, a foreign trade zone, advanced agricultural life convergence information and communication technology exhibition, green food zone, 6th industry zone, Livestock experience zone, etc., In particular, the exhibition period this year will be extended from five days to nine days in order to promote the participation of visitors and domestic and foreign companies.

AGREX & FOOD KOREA has been playing a major role in scientification and industrialization of agriculture by applying cutting-edge science to agriculture and adding the exhibition and experience in the field of food and livestock. Up to date, 1,658 companies have exhibited in 3,490 booths, making it the largest agricultural fair in Korea.

This exhibition has contributed greatly to promoting understanding of the reality that agriculture is experiencing difficulties due to unstable prices of agricultural products and rice price decline, as the direction of event operation was successfully shifted into an experience-oriented exhibition such as showcasing high-tech agricultural technologies and experiencing farms in the urban center.

This year the organizers, Gyeongsangnam-do Province and Jinju City, will present the cutting-edge farm machinery zone with exhibitors who seek to expand their portfolios ranging from general grass cutting machines to high-priced tractors, robot farming machines and drones for farming to provide practical help to farmers.

The Green Food Center and the 6th Industry Center will consist of the local food sales for producers and consumers to meet, the 6th industry zone that presents the smart agriculture and the direction of agriculture’s future, and the agricultural specialty products booths with participation by the cities and counties in Gyeongsangnam-do and South coastal regions. The fair will also provide an opportunity to showcase the excellence of domestic crops by exhibiting subtropical crops in preparation for future climate change, crop, varieties of crops, the world’s top 10 super foods, insects as future food, and endless transformation of rice products, as well as an educational opportunity for visitors to experience the growth of crops and processed foods.

The Livestock Experience Zone will be an open fair with participation by local farmers’ organizations such as the Hanwoo Association, the Korea Pork Producers Association, the Korea Dairy & Beef Farmers Association, and the Korea Poultry Association that will run various programs. Special events will include a pet industry expo and pet festival in line with the rapidly growing pet market in advanced countries and various other events.

AGREX & FOOD KOREA 2017 will be the largest comprehensive fair in Korea when it comes to the agricultural industry by displaying, selling, and promoting agricultural products, forest products, processed goods, distribution and logistics, services, agricultural equipment, and bio energy crops.

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Handmade Korea Summer 2017

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Handmade Korea, Bringing Together Art and Everyday Life

The 8th Handmade Korea Summer will be held from July 20 to 23, 2017 at COEX, Seoul. Handarty Co Ltd., Korea’s first handmade event organizer, held its first handmade fair in 2011, growing more than 20% annually. Handmade Korea, which started off with 210 booths for 173 participants in 2011, has grown into 770 booths for 600 exhibitors this year. It is the only handmade trade fair in Korea, growing in tandem with the handmade industry.
The 8th Handmade Korea Summer presents a strengthened Premium Zone which was introduced from 2016 in line with the growth of domestic handmade artists. Under the theme of Living & Lifestyle, a variety of handmade brands such as shoes, clothing, and accessories will be showcased.
The Art Edition Town, a new section featured this year, is composed of art products such as paintings, prints, and 3D crafts, and will be displaying paintings and sculptures that were hardly affordable for the general public by rearranging them into product lines and prices serving the public’s needs. It is also worth noting that this year, a special exhibition will be held showcasing the works of 70 artists from 12 countries. From Italian handmade craftsmen with two centuries’ tradition to artifacts and handmade products from Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, India, Turkey, Taiwan, England, Nepal, and Uzbekistan will come together. In the experiential zone, a popular section of this exhibition, more than 20 diverse experience programs including miniature making, leather craft, and quilting craft will be available, so that visitors can feel the fun of handcrafting.
The 8th Handmade Korea Summer will present the Sowing Design Festival and the Book Art Fair at the same time. Bringing together the best sowing related companies in Korea, the Sowing Design Festival focuses on workshop start-ups and re-employment of women whose careers have been cut off. It is also a place where visitors can encounter the works of artists created using a sewing machine as well as auxiliary materials, fabrics, sewing machines, and various DIY products.
Brother Sowing Factory, one of the exhibitors, will introduce Tilda Cafe with Lee Hyojae who was the honorary ambassador in the 2012 fair, showcasing Tilda fabric. In the booth where NCC, Simple Sewing, Fashion Start and Quilting Star will participate, photo zones will be prepared with sewing works created based on the Anne of Green Gables concept. One can also enjoy the accompanying exhibit Love and Quilt, Nit Love, and Blend’s special exhibition. In addition, for those who aspire to open a workshop, the Workshop Start-Up Zone will provide opportunities for consultations and showcasing works.


In the Book Art Fair there will be a special exhibition featuring works from the Nami Island World Book Festival and an open library of the Children’s Museum of Art can be found in an exhibition inside the exhibition. Furthermore, visitors can view more than 70 illustrated books and books by famous artists and publishers who are involved in art book-related businesses.

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Bravo Gyeongnam Expo 2017

https://korean-products.com/inquiryTwo additional promotion halls to be newly installed will display a much greater variety of exhibits

Bravo Gyeongnam Expo 2017, the exhibition for specialties in Gyeongnam Province, will be held at Changwon Convention Center(CECO) from November 16 to 19 over a scheduled period of four days.
This year’s exhibition, which will be held for the 11th time, is expected to exhibit more diverse items than previous ones, owing to the promotion halls for two fields that have been newly established this year. In the whole exhibition scale, it was expanded to 320 companies with 500 booths, from 304 companies with 445 booths last year.
In order to widely promote the value of Korea’s specialties including Gyeongnam’s to overseas countries and help territorial cultivation of the exhibiting companies as well as the domestic territorial cultivation of them, 1:1 matching consultation will be held for actual expansion of exports by inviting over 30 buyers from 10 countries around the world.
In this Brave Gyeongnam Expo, which is also the marketing site for specialty industries, with the largest scale in Gyeongnam Province, exhibits will include the representative agricultural/livestock/marine/forest products, herbal tea, medicinal plants, health food, handcrafts, traditional alcoholic drinks, Gyeongnam 6th industrial products, the products of information-oriented villages, etc. of the 18 cities and counties (gun). The excellent specialties from other regions will be exhibited with more enhanced contents.
It has a distinct characteristics of arranging booth sizes diversely by the main fields while allocating them with a sense of balance for domestic visitors and overseas buyers, and the booth allocation is expected to be as follows: – 270 booths for the enterprises located in Gyeongnam Province; 57 booths for special promotion hall for Gyeongnam; 15 booths for excellent specialties from other cities/provinces; 20 new booths for Kimjang (Kimchi-making for winter) & incidental industries; 10 booths for overseas promotion/products; 20 new booths for promotion of local representative foods; 28 booths for special invited exhibitions; and 80 booths for additional facilities.
During the exhibition period, the programs people can participate in and intermingle will be strengthened, and provide various attractions where domestic & overseas visitors to the exhibition can experience the attraction of Gyeongnam. On the permanent stage in the exhibition hall, the traditional cultural performances and audience-participating events will be held at various times, and a Kimjang event for helping unfortunate neighbors, 2017 eco-friendly∧nationally certified agricultural-food masterpiece contest, Gyeongnam traditional alcoholic drinks festival, etc. will be held as the main additional events, and it will be reborn as a participatory exhibition reflecting the five senses of Gyeongnam.

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Korea International Furniture & Interior

https://korean-products.com/inquiryThe Korea International Furniture & Interior Fair (KOFURN) is a four-day event scheduled to beheld from August 30 to September 3, 2017 at the KINTEX – Korea International Exhibition Center −in Goyang, Korea. This event showcases products like Wall & Floor Products, Windows and Doors Products, Blinds, Lighting, Indoor Landscape architecture, Floriculture Decoration, Indoor Fountains, and Interior Related-products. in the Architecture & Designing, and Furniture industries.
The Korea International Furniture and Interior Industry Exhibition held the first “International Woodworking Machinery Exhibition” in 1981, followed by the “National Excellent Furniture Exhibition” also in 1981, and the “Woodworking Machinery Exhibition,” also as a part of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s promotion of the furniture industry. It was held biennially from 1984 to 2002, and it is held every year since 2003, and the 28th is now being held in 2017.
KOFURN is held by the Korea Federation of Furniture Industry Cooperation (KFFIC), which is a nonprofit organization under the SME Administration. It receives the sponsorship of government agencies such as the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Small and Medium Business Administration, the Gyeonggi Province, and also from the Korea International Trade Association, the Korea Trade-Investment Agency and other related organizations.Established in 1962, KFFIC induces numerous domestic and foreign companies to voluntarily participate. Concurrently, through its exhibition, KOFURN is developing new products, automation of facilities and design development of the domestic furniture industry, which has been rather small and lagging behind.

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8th Handmade Korea Summer 2017

https://korean-products.com/inquiryKorea Handmade Fair is the original handmade fair in Korea. The only cultural festival both for artists and the public has been held at COEX, Seoul since 2011. Starting from 2016, Handmade Korea takes place twice a year – in the summer and winter seasons, respectively. It is an offline platform that connects the public and artists through handmade arts and performances. The latest Korea Handmade Fair recorded 38,704 visitors from buyers to the community with 353 exhibitors in 513 booths. This year handmade artists and brands will participate from eight Asian countries including Japan, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
This fair seeks to provide an opportunity for artists to develop commercial products and explore sales channels, and for the public to see and experience artworks and have easy access to artistic products applying pieces of artwork to their daily lives. It is also an incubator that helps artists, start-ups and small enterprises by providing various services such as online, design related laws mentorship and buyer matching. It helps professionals and amateurs alike to have opportunities for growth by sharing their unique artistic works with the public. At the upcoming summer edition, anyone can appreciate and buy a variety of handmade items from unlimited genres covering art and illustration, living interiors, fashion, beauty, reform, hobby, DIY class, and homemade works.

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K-Food Expo 2017

https://korean-products.com/inquiryK-Food Expo 2017 and Daegu Food Tour Expo 2017 will be held together from June 8 to 11, 2017. Under the theme of “Daegu Food for the World,” this event will showcase a variety of new food products, such as processing and functional foods, traditional imported liquor and local specialties, and will provide the latest industry information including the diverse food culture of Daegu.
K-Food Expo 2017 will feature “Invitation by Michelin Star Chefs,” a new program in which visitors will experience foods prepared by world-famous chefs. There will also be a variety of 1:1 purchase and export consultations to provide the ideal marketing opportunities such as securing the domestic and foreign markets, keeping up to date with the latest information on the food industry, enhancing competitiveness, and creating new business outlets
Furthermore, there will be various accompanying events such as food shows presented by participants from foreign countries, a noodle show, and high-standard lectures and food courses. Other customized unit events include Food Hygiene Training for Daegu City and Gyeongbuk Province catering nutritionists (Daegu and Gyeongbuk Dietetic Association), Food Hygiene Training for Normal Restaurant Existing Concessionaires (Korea Food Service Association), Food Hygiene Training for Food Industry (Korea Food Industry Association), Food Hygiene Training for Restaurant Industry existing concessionaires (Korea Foodservice Industry Association.

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The Korea International Women’s

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The Korea International Women’s Invention Exposition (KIWIE) is the only global-level exposition for women inventors. Hosted by the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) and organized by the Korea Women Inventors Association (KW1A), KIWIE will consist of an exhibition, contests, academic symposiums and educational programs as a world festival for the invention.
Women’s inspiring sensitivity and creativity have generated many inventions that will remain as outstanding achievements in history. KIWIE will be an opportunity for women all around the world to realize their potential and ingenuity and make their hopes and dreams come true. At the Korea International Women’s Invention Forum, scheduled to be held during KIWIE, participants will discuss strategies on intellectual properties and measures to strengthen the competitiveness of women and enterprises.
Also, KIPO will jointly hold the International Workshop for Women Inventors & Entrepreneurs in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), where global educational programs on intellectual property rights will be offered.

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Smart Device Show KITAS to Expand its Range of Exhibition Items

https://korean-products.com/inquiryThe 7th Smart Device Trade Show (KITAS 2017) will be held under the theme of ‘Future Unlimited’ from August 10 (Thursday) to 12 (Saturday) at Coex Hall B in Samseong-dong, Seoul.

Korea’s one and only exhibition of IT accessories has changed its name to the Korea Smart Device Show and will expand the range of exhibition items this year.

KITAS is specializing in devices and accessories that can be used for both mobile phones and PCs. Marking its seventh year in August 2017, it has been Korea’s only show that exhibits smart devices since its first show held in July 2012. In its first year, the exhibition showcased over 1,000 types of items from 67 Korean companies. Last year, in 2016, more than 2,300 types of products from 118 companies were exhibited.

The exhibition this year will feature mobile accessories that have recently became popular such as VR, wearable, IoT, and smart healthcare devices, along with other smart devices including drones, mobile and PC accessories.

The range of the exhibition items this year will be expanded to include mobile accessories, computer peripherals, wearable devices, smart mobilities, personal audios, smart sensors, drones, smart healthcare devices, VR devices, artificial intelligence products, smart car devices, IoT devices, 3D printing, and electronic gadgets.

Persons who are considering taking part in KITAS 2017 are advised to visit the official website(http://www.kitas.kr). If pre-registration is done as a buyer, free admission is offered.

 

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K-Beauty Expo Korea 2017

https://korean-products.com/inquiryK-Beauty Expo Korea, the fastest growing beauty tradeshow in Asia, will be held from October 12 TO 15, 2017 at KINTEX in Goyang, Korea. This event showcases products like the comprehensive range and variety of equipment, products, and services related to healthcare and pharmaceutical manufacturing process.
With a great number of foreign visitors, buyers and exhibitors., the K Beauty Expo has grown into the number one B2B specialized exhibition of the Korean beauty industry, actively engaging in pioneering overseas expansion for the att ending companies. The event gathers over 450 companies, overseas international buyers, and experts in the fi eld of various beauty industries. The expo will showcase Korean beauty products that range from skin care to makeup, to hair and body products.
This exhibition will also prove to be benefi cial for these att endees as they can have face to face interactions and communication with beauty experts and professionals. giving rise to new ideas.
K Beauty Expo is designed to provide useful and relevant information to the beauty experts as well as beauty conscious att endees. K Beauty Expo (Korean Beauty Expo 2016) will att ract more than 800 exhibitors and 300 visitors. K-Beauty Expo Korea is organized by the Secretariat of International Beauty Expo Korea.

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