2017 International Printed Circuit & APEX South China Fair Opens until 8 December Leading PCB and EA Show Highlights Industry Trends and Opportunities
The 2017 International Printed Circuit & APEX South China Fair (2017 HKPCA & IPC Show) opens at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, Shenzhen, China. The event – scheduled to run until 8 December 2017 – is one of the largest and most influential PCB & EA trade shows of its kind in the world, showcasing an extensive range of products and solutions spanning the whole supply chain, and bringing together industry peers from all over the globe.
The show theme this year is “Global Wisdom. Local Presence.” Visitors will be able to tap into the global wisdom of the industry from a record number of exhibitors filling Halls 1, 2 and 4 of the venue. Leading names in PCB industry spanning every segment of the supply chain, including TTM, Elec and Eltek, Gainbase, Sunshine, World Mastery, WKK, Atotech, Harvar, Schmoll, Rohm & Haas, Jadason, Orbotech, Han’s CNC, C Sun, Protek, Hitachi Chemical, Isola, Schmid, Rogers, Universal P.C.B., Joint Stars, Topoint, Rockent, Farcien, Guangdong Guanghua, Carl Zeiss, Dupont, and more, showcases their hottest industry innovations. In total, the show features almost 550 exhibitors with over 2,600 booths across more than 52,500 sq.m. of the show floor space.
In his speech at the Opening Ceremony, Mr. Canice Chung, Chairman of the Hong Kong Printed Circuit Association (HKPCA), remarked that: “In the last 5 years, we have seen the number of exhibitors grow at a CAGR of 6.6%. The number of booths and the volume of exhibition space have both been increasing significantly in the same direction.”
Dr. John Mitchell, President and CEO of IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® also described the Show as a strong trading platform with abundant business opportunities. “The show floor is packed with new technologies, equipment, materials and supplies that can unlock the solutions to your manufacturing challenges. I am confident that at this year’s show you’ll find suppliers that can help you save time and money and foster new business opportunities.”
Additional Offerings Add Value to the Show
The HKPCA & IPC Show is far more than an exhibition floor alone. As in past years, the display of the most advanced technology is complemented by an exciting selection of onsite events to add more value for visitors at the show. Among numerous educational and networking opportunities, the International Technical Conference offers valuable insights from leading experts in the industry. The well-established IPC China PCB Design Seminar and the challenging IPC China PCB Design Competition will also return as part of the event’s program.
New feature at the show also receives wide attention from the industry. The Hong Kong Pavilion, co-organized by the Hong Kong Productivity Council with financial support from the BUD Fund, showcases PCB or semiconductor products and advanced technology in four different product categories: communication, computers, consumer electronics and automobiles. It highlights Hong Kong’s pivotal role in setting new standards and directions for the PCB industry.
Popular features of the show from past years also return, including the annual Welcome Dinner and Golf Tournament, giving participants an ideal opportunity to expand their business network with key decision makers and industry peers in a relaxed environment.
Explore Fresh Inspiration at the 2018 Show
The 2018 International Printed Circuit & APEX South China Fair, to be held again at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, China from 5-7 December 2018, will be themed as “Inspire the Industry. Explore the Infinity”. This indicates that both exhibitors and visitors will draw inspiration from the exhibits and onsite events at the show to move their business forward; pushing the whole industry to explore unlimited development opportunities arising from new innovations.
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