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SIGN CHINA 2014 Closes with Record Breaking Results

GUANGZHOU, China, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 26th February 2014, China's definitive sign event - SIGN CHINA 2014, ended successfully, breaking previous records and setting new ones as 88,502 professional trade buyers from all over the world left the trade show greatly satisfied, a double digit growth from its last edition, a testament to the growing industry and the role and influence of the show in it. Organized by UBM Trust, the four-day event was held at China Import and Export Fair Complex, Area B, Pazhou, Guangzhou.

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SIGN CHINA has been regarded as a well-known and international show by buyers and specialists in the sign industry from all around the world. This year, the international show welcomed 12,773 new and regular visitors from over 166 countries and regions and achieved a 38% growth in international visitor numbers. These countries and regions include USA, Canada, Japan, Germany, UK, India, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Russia, Singapore, Korea and Australia. "It's my first time in SIGN CHINA and I am very excited to be here though. It's really a good show and I am happy I came. I found a lot of interesting, new and innovative products here. Some products I think are really doing well for my customers, so I am happy to join this event," said Mr. Stephen Dougherty, General Manager of TableTop Studio, Inc.

Celebrating its 12th edition this year, SIGN CHINA 2014 was held across over 130,000sqm of exhibition space in 13 halls making it the largest event of its kind. In the halls, the entire sign industry chain is well represented by over 1,800 leading exhibitors and brands from USA, Russia, South Korea, India, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Mainland China, leaving a deep impression to both buyers and visitors on the range and choice of products. Some of these exhibitors include: BAISHENG, BEST, BEYOND, CHUNGKONG,DNE, EFI, FULEI, GANGLONG, GD HAN, HAILIDE, LEIMEI, HAINIU, HANDTOP, KEPU, MOOTOOH, REDSAIL, RESPECT, SUNIC, TAIPUSHENG, YIDU, YUANYUAN.

Many new innovations were also showcased within the exhibition areas. One such star product that buyers were drawn to is the EFI VUTEk GS3250lxr Pro by EFI, which held its first SuperFlex Printer launch in Asia Pacific on the first day of SIGN CHINA 2014.The product not only showed off with demonstrations of its LED roll-to-toll printing technology, but also offered a "greener" solution to the industry which aims to reduce operating costs with less power consumption and lower hard costs. "This is a big opportunity to kick off 2014, particularly in the important market like China for us. This is more than just a China show. We have met many regional visitors from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and India here. We can also look to grow our business in a very challenging market here (with SIGN China)." said Stephen Green, Vice President of EFI Asia Pacific.

SIGN CHINA 2014 also showcased various products ranging from signage, miscellaneous sign materials, acrylic panels, POP items, printing materials & consumables, cutting machines with fiber laser, engraver, bending machines to LED displays, LED illuminants and LED lighting and received a number of high-level of satisfaction from the first-time or regular exhibitors and visitors alike. "We have participated in SIGN CHINA for 12 years now. I think the visitor flow is growing continuously. We have reached many professional buyers and the orders have also increased much more than last year," commented Song Wu, General Manager of Aorise Aluminium Products Co., Ltd.

The next edition of SIGN CHINA in 2015 will take place from 2 to 5 March 2015 at the same venue – China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex, Area B, Guangzhou, P.R. China. For more information please visit: www.SignChina-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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