The World's Largest Sourcing Event for Children, Baby and Maternity Products (CBME China) Registers A 19% Increase in Exhibition Scale for 2013

HANGZHOU, China, March 27, 2013 /CNW/ - The 13th Shanghai International Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME China) will welcome local and international suppliers to showcase their latest products on July 17-19, 2013 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. The event will feature over 1,400 exhibitors representing 2,100 brands across 138,000 square meters of exhibition space, a 19% increase in exhibition scale from 2012. Over 60,000 children and baby products volume-buyers are expected to attend.

Athena Gong, General Manager of CBME said: "The scale of CBME China continues to reach new heights. China, with its one-child policy, a growing middle class and rising consumer spending, continues to be a driving force in the demand for global children, baby and maternity products. Baby, children and maternity product brands worldwide want to leverage the advantages of CBME China to explore new business."

She adds, "Our alliance with ABC Kids Expo and Harrogate Nursery Fair will not only help overseas brands expand their businesses into China, but it will help boost the children, baby and maternity products industry as a whole. We are providing manufacturers and suppliers worldwide an opportunity to expand their business beyond their borders." We welcome high quality products and brands to CBME China.

A number of world-known brands have already confirmed participation, including 4 MOMS, Babycoccole, Britax , BBC, CAM, Combi Chicco Cybex, Disney, Heinz, Hero, Joovy, Karicare, Mayoral, Mustela, Nike Kids, Nuby, NUK, Nuna, Ok Baby, PALI, Pigeon, Phillips Avent, Quinny, Silver Cross, STOKKE, Wyeth and more, covering a range of children, baby and maternity products from healthcare products to food, strollers and toys, clothing and accessories and services.

International brands from Australia, Italy, Korea, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom and the United States are some of the countries to make up the International Pavilions.

Athena continues to explain, "As CBME China continues to grow, we are more vigilant in ensuring that intellectual property is strictly honored. Before we allow a supplier to exhibit, we ensure that they hold the proper patents and certifications. During the event, we have a team that goes around to ensure that no violation is made. CBME China is a professional exhibition that upholds the highest quality standards, only features certified products and also adheres to intellectual property guidelines and laws."

CBME is the perfect business platform for children, baby and maternity product buyers, manufacturers, distributors and suppliers to meet and do business in one venue.

Event highlights include the Innovative Products Awards Gallery, Private Buyer Meetings, Industry Summit, Supplier Seminars and more.

Visitor registration is now open ( to all trade buyers. For a limited time, all visitors who pre-register will be eligible to win free hotel accommodation in Shanghai.

About Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME)

Held annually in Shanghai, the Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME) is the world's largest sourcing event for baby, children and maternity products in the world. This is the perfect business platform for buyers, manufacturers, distributors and suppliers in the industry to meet and do business in one venue.

CBME 2013 will be on July 17-19, 2013 in Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The event is expected to host 2,100 brands, 1,400 exhibitors in 138,000 square meters of exhibition space in 2013. For more information, please contact

About UBM Asia

Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia operates in 18 market sectors with headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia, including UBM China in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Guangzhou and Beijing. We have over 200 products including trade fairs, conferences, trade publications, B2B/B2C portals and virtual event services. As Asia's leading exhibition organizer and the biggest commercial organizer in the two fastest growing markets in Asia: China and India, we stage the leading events of their kind across Asia. Our 150 events, 24 publications and 18 vertical portals serve a 1,000,000 plus quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world with high value face-to-face business-matching events, quality and instant news on market and industry trends and round-the-clock online trading networks and sourcing platforms. We have 1,000 staff in 21 major cities across Asia, stretching from Japan to Turkey.

About UBM plc

UBM plc is a leading global 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. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently

SOURCE: Children, Baby, Maternity Industry Expo

For further information:

Children, Baby, Maternity Industry Expo (CBME), Louise Kathryn Yu, Senior Marketing Manager, +852-2585-6101,

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