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These are in-depth pre- and post-show reports on major international trade fairs, held in Taiwan and other countries with significant participation by Taiwanese manufacturers and exporters. They are offered to help global buyers and other readers better understand what is going on at the fairs and the latest offerings by Taiwanese exhibitors.

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Nine Products Win Favorite Lighting Awards at 2013 HK Lighting Fair

Dec 20, 2013

The Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) 2013, held Oct. 27-30, hosted the first “My Favorite Lighting Products Award,” with nine products voted by buyers as the winners among 87 products sorted into Architectural/Commercial Lighting, Decorative Household Lighting, and Outdoor Lighting categories. The nine winning products were submitted by mainland Chinese makers Sheenly Li...

Small-Order Zone addresses shifting buyer shopping habits after 2008 financial crisis.

HKTDC's Small Order Zone Named “Best Marketing Activity of the Year”

Dec 20, 2013

In September 2013, UFI, the Levallois-Perret, France-based Global Association of Exhibition Industry representing 632 organization members worldwide, gave the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) the “UFI Marketing Award 2013” to recognize its Small-Order Zone at its exhibitions as the “Best Marketing Activity of the Year,” defeating ExCel London and VNU Exhibitions Europe to win the award...

The 12th China (Guzhen) International Lighting Fair & LED Application Show was staged at the brand-new Guzhen Convention and Exhibition Center.

Green Lighting Takes Center Stage at 12th China International Lighting Fair

LED lighting products are the star of the show

Dec 20, 2013

Green lighting focusing on LED technology took center stage at the 12th China (Guzhen) International Lighting Fair & LED Application Show, which was held on Oct. 18-21, 2013 at the just-opened Guzhen Convention and Exhibition Center, Guangdong. This year, the show drew a record 550 exhibitors to display their latest products in 1,500 booths. The 30,000-square-meter showground was divided into...

Superslim 6” LED Recessed Light by Epoch Chemtronics Corp.

TILS “Innovative Product Award” Allows Potential to be Realized

One maker wins for its lightest-ever LED streetlight

May 29, 2013

The Innovative Product Award this year at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Technology Show (TILS) entered its 4th year. If the Taiwan lighting industry aims for sustainable development, it has to come up with practical, innovative designs, says the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), organizer of the show and competition, which believes that competition fires up creativi...

Vice President Wu Den-yih (center) with show organizer heads TAITRA Chairman Wang Chih-kang (2nd from left)and TLFEA Chairman David Chang (right)as other other guests as B. L. Lee (left), Chairman of Taiwan Optoelectronic Semiconductor Industry Association and Cho Shih-chao (2nd from right), Vice Minister of Economic Affairs, at the opening ceremony of TILS 2013.

2013 TILS Cast Taiwanese Lighting Suppliers in Positive Light

One foreign buyer suggests more multinational makers be invited

May 28, 2013

The Taiwan International Lighting Show this year (2013 TILS), held on March 26-29, opened with Vice President Wu Den-yih stressing that the government is marking new-generation lighting for development as one of the six major newly-emerging industries in the official “Green Energy Industry Sunrise Program.” Wu says that, with promotion by government and manufacturers, new-generation lighting...

Visitors queue up for the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) 2012.

HK Lighting Fair Adds Bells, Draws Record Turnout

New exhibition zones and award up the game at industry show

Jan 07, 2013

The 2012 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) pulled in 2,280 exhibitors during its October 27-30 run, up from 2,104 exhibitors in 2011. The show also built on earlier editions with the debut of Advertising Lighting and Small-Order zones and the Hong Kong International Lighting Products Award. Exhibitors this year came from 37 economies, including, for the first time, fr...

Vaxcell's Chen (right) and wife with the winning security light.

Four Taiwanese Exhibitors Win HK Int'l Lighting Prod. Award 2012

One designer claims a more friendly design in security lighting

Jan 07, 2013

Six lights were chosen as the winners out of nearly 140 entries in the Hong Kong International Lighting Product Award 2012, an added event of the 2012 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), staged Oct. 27-30, with four of which being submissions by Taiwanese exhibitors: Vaxcel International Co., Ltd., Xcellent Products International Ltd. and Comet International Corp. Vaxce...

Neonlite's MEGAMAN® TECOH®MHx.

Design Awards a First at HK International Lighting Fair

Only six winners, four from Taiwan and two from H.K., picked from 140 entries

Jan 07, 2013

One of the many first-time activities at the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) this year, held Oct. 27-30 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, was the Hong Kong International Lighting Products Award 2012. Benjamin Chau, Acting Executive Director of organizer Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), stressed that the award aims to inspire exhibitors to de...

Paul-Yu's handcrafted lanterns.

Taiwanese Makers Display Smart Lighting Technologies at 2012 Autumn H.K. Lighting Fair

Some exhibitors boast international design awards

Jan 07, 2013

Over 200 Taiwanese lighting manufacturers attended the autumn edition of the 2012 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair. Paul-Yu Ind. Corp. Paul-Yu Ind. Corp. tapped handcraftsmanship to catch visitors’ attention, showing decorative lanterns made of paper, wood, foliage, stone, rattan, seashells, copper, iron, ceramic, PVC, polyresin, glass, bamboo, fabric, and so on. The lanterns are...

Electroconductive tech enable users to wear gloves to operate mobile devices via  touchscreens.

LED Lighting Taiwan 2012 Spotlights Taiwan's e-Tech Textiles

A smart vest measures pulse and blood pressure

Oct 11, 2012

An impressive showing at the LED Lighting Taiwan 2012 was by the government-backed Taiwan Textile Research Institute (TTRI), which displayed several textile products integrated with electronic technologies at the June trade show. Some of the lifestyle-improving products included capacitive touchscreen gloves, vests wirelessly connected to mobile devices to detect heart rates, electrical blank...