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LED CHINA 2014 Sees Record Numbers in Both Exhibitors and Visitors

-- The World's Largest LED and LED Lighting Event achieves outstanding results like never before and showed why it is one of the most significant events in the industry.

GUANGZHOU, China, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LED CHINA 2014, a four-day event organized by UBM Trust, a joint venture with UBM Asia Ltd, concluded on February 26 in Guangzhou with a record number of 88,502 visitors that came from over 166 countries and regions and 1,083 exhibitors covering the entire LED industry chain with showcases of the latest technology and products. Celebrating its 10th edition, LED CHINA 2014 is held across over 80,000sqm of exhibition space at the China Import and Export Fair Complex, Area B, Pazhou in Guangzhou.

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As an international sourcing platform, LED CHINA is increasingly popular with overseas visitors attracting a total of 12,773 numbers of international buyers and professionals from overseas which is an impressive 38% growth from the previous edition. This proves that the event is getting popular among the international markets and is fast becoming an important event in the international LED industry calendar. These international visitors came from countries and regions, which include USA, Canada, Japan, Germany, UK, India, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Russia, Singapore, Korea and Australia.

Both first-time visitors and regular visitors were impressed by what they found at the trade show.  "I have been visiting LED CHINA so many times and I'm always pleasantly surprised when I visit. I think the event is wonderful, very wonderful. I will come again for the next edition of LED CHINA, again and again. Because I'm related to this business, and because I love China so much," said Mr. Iqbal Hussain, CEO of Hussain Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd.

During LED CHINA 2014, buyers and visitors were impressed when they found the entire LED industry chain well-represented by world leading manufacturers from South Korea, USA, Russia, India, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Mainland China. Some featured exhibitors include: ABSEN, BLUEVIEW, BONSHINE, CEDAR, CHANGELIGHT, DESAY, EVERFINE, GROWZING, HC SEMITEK, HONGIL, IMIGY, JINGTAI, LEDMAN, LEYARD, LIANTRONICS, MAGIC, MARY, MASON, NATIONSTAR, QIANGLIJUCAI, RETOP, RISHANG, SBC, SHENGHUI, SUN EAST, SUNMOON, UNILUMIN, XUANSHUO, ZHONGWEI. "We have participated in LED CHINA every year because it's the first and largest event of the year for the LED industry. I can see there are much more overseas visitors this year which shows the industry is thriving. We will come back to LED CHINA next year not only because the event raises our brand image but also strengthens communication with the customers. And I wish LED CHINA every success in the future," said Gan Wenjing, marketing manager of HC Semitek Corporation.

Among the exhibits, buyers were delighted to find many star products with one being the COB LED which is produced by HONGLITRONIC which boasts advantages of low thermal resistance, excellent lighting output, high light efficiency, good CRI. Others include the MacAdam 4 Step-Controlled Binning, the high-efficiency bulbs from NATIONSTAR, the new automatic EMC LED sorting and taping machine launched by ZVISION, LED MR13/GU10 lamp from Mason and the 346 Asymmetric Lamp Device showcased by LEDMAN. "We have participated in LED CHINA for ten years since 2005. The main reason we have been consistent in the event is because it helps us to effectively display our new products. We are really happy to see the enormous crowds this year. For both of the exhibitors and buyers, LED CHINA provides an excellent opportunity for win-win cooperation. Therefore, LED CHINA will always be our first choice," said Wu Meng, global marketing director of Unilumin Group Co., Ltd.

The next edition of LED CHINA is scheduled to take place from 2 to 5 March 2015 at the same venue in Guangzhou, China. Buoyed by the success this year, the next edition is well set to present even more opportunities in LED trade and industry development. For more information please visit: www.LEDChina-gz.com.

Notes to Editors

1. About UBM Trust (www.ubmtrust.com)
UBM Trust is a joint venture company of UBM Asia, which is owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange. We have extensive experience in organising large-scale exhibitions covering different industries in China, as well as organising Chinese enterprises to participate in famous fairs abroad. Our flagship events serve the sign and LED industries. Among the definitive exhibitions of their kind in the world, these two events have become an important catalyst for the development and upgrading of China's sign and LED industries, offering a comprehensive one-stop trading platform for exhibitors and visitors. We take pride in providing professional high-quality services to our customers.

2. About UBM Asia (www.ubmasia.com)
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is Asia's leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in mainland China, India and Malaysia. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global network of 30 offices and over 1,400 staff in 25 major cities. We operate in 21 market sectors with 160 exhibitions, 75 conferences, 28 trade publications, 18 vertical portals and virtual event services for over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world.

3. About UBM plc (www.ubm.com)
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

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