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CBME to Hold FREE Business Seminar on China's Children, Baby and Maternity Industry in Kentucky, USA


LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, the Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME) and UBM Asia will bring the "Unlock the Doors to China's Children, Baby and Maternity Products Market" business seminar to the United States.

Scheduled on October 15 from 1:00 to 2:15 in the afternoon at the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Hotel, Louisville Kentucky, the seminar aims to help American brands and suppliers gain a better understanding of China's children, baby and maternity products market. Mr. Yu Qing Shen, CBME founder, will be the special guest speaker.

The Seminar covers a series of topics, including:

  • China's baby, children and maternity products market opportunities
  • The Chinese consumer: their spending habits and factors affecting purchasing behavior
  • Distribution channels and supply chains in China
  • The essentials for doing business in China
  • Best practices to succeed and grow your business in China

"With 15 to 20 million babies born each year, China presents a young and growing children, baby and maternity products industry. China is currently the world's second largest consumer market for babies and children's products after the United States. The market demand is expected to hit US$304 billion by 2015," says Athena Gong, General Manager of CBME.

"Chinese parents want the best for their child. They are looking for high quality products from trusted brands. A China Academy of Social Sciences survey shows that most families spend 50% of their total family income on their child. There is much room for growth and expansion in this industry. With this seminar, we give international brands, suppliers and vendors a better understanding of the China market and explore business opportunities beyond the United States."

"Unlock the Doors to China's Children, Baby & Maternity Products Market" is a FREE business seminar. Registration is a must and lunch will be served. To reserve your seat, register at Seats are limited. Priority will be given to pre-registered guests.

About Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME)
Held annually in Shanghai, the Children, Baby and Maternity Industry Expo (CBME) is the 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 the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The event is expected to host 2,100 brands, 1,400 exhibitors in 138,000m2 of exhibition space. 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