Running through this April 3rd-5th, Guangzhou International Billiards Exhibition (GBE) presented its 12 edition in Asia’s biggest modern exhibition facility – China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou. During the 3-day display, over 8000 global buyers have walked the show, engaging in productive dialogues with 105 handpicked exhibitors!
Comprised the majority of exhibitor attendance, such as Shender, Predator, Fury, Ball Teck Korea, BLP, Longoni Curs, Strachan 6811, Simonis Cloth, MeDermott, Laili, K.F Cues, Peradon, Gorina, Wiraka, Cyclop, and CPBA to mention but a few.
CPBA Cloth, K.F Cue and so forth!
“Expectation exceeded!”, enthused Laili Billiards, “Many buyers who have been sitting on the fence for the last 2 years have finally come to place orders this time! A lot of new clients we met on site were introduced by our old clients!”
Results of Post-show Exhibitor Survey
97% exhibitors were “very satisfied” to “satisfied” with the show;
98% exhibitors thought GBE 2018 was better than the last edition;
91% exhibitors made valuable new contacts;
86% exhibitors received on-site or follow-up orders.
New Year, New Faces!
GBE 2018 marked a rapid increase in first-time exhibitors, visitors, as well as young billiards players! A lot of attendees have commented that they were very excited to see so many new faces this year, for this noticeable change implied a rejuvenated billiards market welcoming an increasing number of new entrants! In comparing this year’s exhibitor and visitor lists to those of last year, we found that the ratio of New Exhibitors to Old Ones was 1:3, whilst New Visitors to Old Ones was 9:16.
Partial New Exhibitors
Taom Billiards/Tips (Finland)
Hongan Yuesheng Sports Equipment
ChiFeng Billiards Hardware
Xingba Sports Equipment
Longqi Wood Processing
Feishen Sports Equipment
AK Billards Table
Feishen Sports Equipment
Yaokun Sport Equipment
Jiangxin Custom Cue
China Billiards Industry Development Forum 2018 stood out among all as the signature concurrent event of the show. Many insightful opinions were shared through speeches and panel discussions by industry trend setters in front of an packed audience of over 200!
Reaching Out to Global Insiders!
To ensure that news about GBE 2018 was communicated globally, we worked with over 200 Global Media and Associations, making the show impossible to miss for worldwide insiders!
See You Next Year!
Hot on the heels of GBE 2018, the 2019 edition is now set in motion! Please mark the date May 10th-12th, 2019 and venue China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, and register now to ensure your early attendance!
View the following video for more exciting moments of the show: