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Subject: Retail / Loyalty Conference in China, Hong Kong or Japan in next 3 months
Category: Reference, Education and News
Asked by: simrangambhir-ga
List Price: $75.00
Posted: 31 Jul 2006 23:15 PDT
Expires: 30 Aug 2006 23:15 PDT
Question ID: 751350
Hi, 

I want to know of any major:

* Retail industry conference
and
* Loyalty Program conference 

that is coming up in China, Hong Kong or Japan in the next 3 months
(August, September or October 2006).

Request for Question Clarification by czh-ga on 03 Aug 2006 13:01 PDT
Hello simrangambhir-ga,

How many conferences will make for a satisfactory answer? How many for
five stars?   I'm asking because I answered a similar question for you
earlier this years and despite very extensive results you were not
very happy with the answer.

http://answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=731209
Q: Retail Industry Conferences and Trade Shows - Where and When

I'm reluctant to undertake this research because I'm not sure I can
provide a satisfactory answer.

I look forward to your clarification.

~ czh ~

Clarification of Question by simrangambhir-ga on 06 Aug 2006 03:35 PDT
Hi czh, 

I'm not sure what is leading you to believe i was not happy... was
very happy with your answer and gave 4 stars. Perhaps my expectations
are very high as giving 5 stars is a huge deal, otherwise how would i
differentiate "very good" answers to what i believe to be
"exceptional"?

This question is in relation to a specific timeframe, and to get a
very good raiting, there is no specific number of conference listings
required... but if you list the ones you find and do the following:

Give the link
Give a brief outline
Give the timeframe the conference is in
Give the cost of the conference
...??? 

Then i would rate it as exceptional.

Please don't be under the impression that i somehow thought that your
previous answer was not very good... (if you are basing the quality on
the size of the tip by any chance... please don't do that either...
i'm a part of a tipping culture... so that is just a cultural
difference).

simran.

Clarification of Question by simrangambhir-ga on 07 Aug 2006 16:27 PDT
meant to say "not part of a tipping culture" :-)

Request for Question Clarification by pafalafa-ga on 13 Aug 2006 05:16 PDT
simrangambhir-ga,

I can find you a number of links to shows like these that are coming
up in the next few months:


http://www.giftshow.co.jp/english/62tigs/framepage1.htm
Tokyo International Gift Show
September 5-8
Tokyo



However, the cost information is not usually readily available,
without stepping through an elaborate registration procedure.

Would you accept a list where cost information was only included if it
is readily available?

Let me know what you think.

pafalafa-ga


P.S.  Researchers here generally aim to provide five-star answers, and
anything less is taken as a sign of customer dissatisfaction.  It's
just a part of our culture, I suppose.

Clarification of Question by simrangambhir-ga on 14 Aug 2006 19:06 PDT
Hi, 

Yes, i would accept a link without costs if the costs were hard to get to. 

As for 5 star answers... understand what you are saying about the
culture, but then how would i differentiate between an answer "that
blew me away with its insight" vs "a completely relevant and
satisfactory answer that answers all the questions".... i will think
about what you have said though...

simran.
Answer  
Subject: Re: Retail / Loyalty Conference in China, Hong Kong or Japan in next 3 months
Answered By: pafalafa-ga on 16 Aug 2006 18:39 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
 
simrangambhir-ga,

Thanks for being patient...this was a bit tougher than I imagined.

Here is the list of shows I found...I extended the dates a bit into
November, in case these are of interest as well.

As I mentioned earlier, pricing information is particularly difficult
to pin down for some reason...it seems to not be a habit of many of
the trade fairs in Asia to post an admission price, and the posted
exhibitor pricing was quite complex.

Let me know if there is anything else you need on this.

All the best,

pafalafa-ga


====================


The 62nd TOKYO INTERNATIONAL GIFT SHOW 
2006 - 09 - 05   to   2006 - 09 - 08 
Tokyo
http://www.giftshow.co.jp/



e Business 2006 
2006 - 09 - 06   to   2006 - 09 - 08 
Fukuoka, Japan
http://www.nikkanseibu-eve.com/



Diet&Beauty Fair 2006
2006 - 09 - 11   to   2006 - 09 - 13 
http://www.dietandbeauty.jp/
Admission fee: 3,000 



LOGIS-TECH TOKYO 2006 : The International Material Handling, Storage
and Distribution Exhibition
2006 - 09 - 12   to   2006 - 09 - 15 
Tokyo 
http://www.logis-tech-tokyo.gr.jp/en2/index.html
[online preregistration is free]



The Ramen EXPO 2006
2006 - 09 - 27   to   2006 - 09 - 29 
Yokohama, Japan
http://www.ramenexpo.com/english/index.html
Registration Fee 3,000 Japanese Yen  



Mipim Asia Property Market
2006 - 09 - 27   to   2006 - 09 - 29 
Hong Kong
http://www.mipimasia.com/



The 101st Tokyo Shoe Fair
2006 - 10 - 18   to   2006 - 10 - 19 
Tokyo
http://www.tctv.ne.jp/tsfa/newpage4.html



Callcenter/CRM Demo & Conference 2006
2006 - 11 - 16   to   2006 - 11 - 17 
Tokyo
http://www.callcenter-japan.com/
[this show billed itself as being of retail interest, so I included it]


NIIGATA INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 
2006 - 11 - 16   to   2006 - 11 - 17 
http://messe.pavc.ne.jp/



Beijing Intl. Book Fair 
9/1/2006 - 9/4/2006 
http://www.bibf.net/bibf/



Furniture China 2006/ZOW 
Shanghai, China 
9/11/2006 - 9/14/2006 
http://www.cmpsinoexpo.com/furniture



Asia Industry-Group of Manufacturing Shows 2006 
Shanghai, China 
10/11/2006 - 10/14/2006 
http://www.hf-usa.com/



Shanghai International Franchise Show
Shanghai, China 
10/17/2006 - 10/19/2006 
[no url given]


Eco Expo Asia 2006 
Hong Kong, China 
10/27/2006 - 10/30/2006 
http://usa.messefrankfurt.com/



CS Healthcare Trade Mission to China and Hong Kong 
Beijing, China  10/30/2006 - 10/30/2006  
Zhengzhou, China  10/31/2006 - 11/2/2006  
Hong Kong, Hong Kong  11/3/2006 - 11/3/2006  
http://www.export.gov/eac/show_detail_trade_events.asp?EventID=22058



ElectronicAsia 2006 
Hong Kong 
10/13/2006 - 10/16/2006 
http://www.electronicasia.com/



Hong Kong International Hardware and Home Improvement Fair 2006 
Hong Kong 
10/27/2006 - 10/30/2006 
[no url gven]


Cosmoprof Asia 2006
[cosmetics]
Hong Kong 
11/15/2006 - 11/17/2006 
http://www.export.gov/eac/www.cosmoprof-asia.com


International Food Fair 2006 
Kitakyushu, Japan 
10/5/2006 - 10/9/2006 
http://www.export.gov/eac/show_detail_trade_events.asp?EventID=13781



Again, let me know if there's anything else I can do for you on this.


paf


search strategy -- used bookmarked sites for international trade fairs.
simrangambhir-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
thanks for the excellent answer paf.

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