Spring 2012 Exhibitions: Coex's Classic Shows Return
Korea's largest exhibition organizer Coex will open its oldest and most well-known exhibitions early in 2012. SIPREMIUM 2012: The Seoul International Sourcing Fair for Premium Gifts & Homeware will be Coex's first exhibition of the year, opening on February 23rd in Hall C. This 22-year-old trade show exhibits high-end sales promotion gifts and homeware. Guests include bulk buyers from corporations, department stores, sales agencies, and more. SIPREMIUM has globalized in the last five years, and expects nearly 350 exhibitors and 1,000 overseas buyers in 2012. The new year will also bring a brand-new English website for the B2B show available at www.sipremium.info .
Seoul Living Design Fair: This year's Living Design Fair will be held from March 3rd ?11th at Coex's Hall C. The popular fair is well-attended by both design industry buyers and end consumers looking for the latest in functional, beautiful furniture and home items. This year will feature expanded seminars on "Living Art" and home design, as well as VIP programs for industry attendees. The fair is owned by DesignHouse, which also organized the winter Coex show Seoul Design Fair. www.livingdesignfair.co.kr .
Automation World: The 23rd Automation World will be held from April 3rd to 6th, 2012. The exhibition, which was one of Asia's first automation trade shows, has reorganized to reflect growing interest in building operations automation and machine vision technology. Three umbrella shows will open under this year's AW umbrella: the 23rd International Factory & Process Automation Exhibition (AIMEX), the 5th International Building Automation Exhibition (IBS), and the 1st Korea Vision Show. Automation World 2012 expects to welcome over 30,000 visitors. www.automationworld.co.kr .