HONG KONG, Feb 14, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The sixth annual Natural Products Expo Asia ( www.naturalproductsasia.com), produced by New Hope Natural Media, will take place at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Center, Hong Kong, June 26-28 2008. The trade show is expected to attract record numbers of exhibitors and attendees, reflecting the explosive growth of the natural and organic sector across the region, particularly in China, where a strong economy and yuan appreciation have enhanced the interest and purchasing power of Chinese consumers for natural, organic and nutritional products.
This year, show facilities have been expanded to accommodate more than 500 exhibitor booths from around the globe and the event is expected to draw over 15,000 buyers from more than 30 countries.
Natural Products Expo Asia 2008 will feature a series of meetings and forums with leading industry experts and speakers, on topics ranging from the latest market trends and regulatory issues to technology and innovations across industry segments. The trade show will also offer attendees numerous opportunities for networking and informal idea interchange.
Based on past performance, spaces for country/regional pavilions from Korea, Japan, Indonesia, the U.S. and Taiwan have been doubled in size. New pavilions for India, Singapore and China have also been added to the show floor.
Editorial staff who meet press guidelines may attend the show free of charge. Please contact Angel Ng, Marketing Executive, Penton Media Asia Ltd. at (852) 2975 9051/[email protected] to make appointments for pre-event interviews.
New Hope Natural Media ( www.newhope.com), a division of Penton Media, Inc., is the leading media resource and information provider for the natural, organic and healthy products industry with print, in-person/event, and e-business products and services. New Hope also produces Natural Products Expo West/Supply Expo/Nutracon ( www.expowest.com), Natural Products Expo East/Organic Products Expo-BioFach America ( www.expoeast.com), the NBJ Summit ( www.nbjsummit.com), the Organic Summit ( www.theorganicsummit.com), and the Healthy Foods Conference ( www.healthyfoodsconference.com). In June 2008, New Hope Natural Media and Supermarket News will launch the Healthy Foods International Exposition and Conference ( www.healthyfoodsintl.com) in Dallas, TX USA.
Penton Media, Inc. is the largest independent business-to-business media company in the U.S., serving more than six million business professionals every month. The company's market-leading brands are focused on 30 industries and include 113 trade magazines, 145 Web sites, 150 industry trade shows and conferences, and more than 500 information data products. Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its coinvestors. For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit www.penton.com.