SIGN CHINA 2013 Opens Today with 20% Growth in Exhibition Space

The Sign industry's definitive event welcomes professionals to over 120,000 
sqm of Sign Innovation 
GUANGZHOU, China, March 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Now in its 11(th) year, the annual 
event for the sign industry-SIGN CHINA 2013-opens from 1-4 March at the China 
Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex, Area B, in Guangzhou, P.R. China. As 
one of the fairs which won endorsement from the China Ministry of Commerce in 
2012, the fair will showcase all aspects of the sign industry supply chain. 
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SIGN CHINA 2013 hosts 1,530 exhibitors from across the world including 
Mainland China, Croatia, Hong Kong SAR, India, Korea, Pakistan, Russia, 
Slovakia, Singapore, the Taiwan region, USA and Vietnam, covering the entire 
spectrum of the sign industry including indoor and outdoor format printers, 
engravers, lightboxes and signage, exhibition and display equipment, printing 
equipment, ink, consumables, as well as LED displays, LED components and LED 
The show this year has expanded from ten to twelve halls totalling 120,000 
sqm- a 20percent increase over the 2012 edition. Featured exhibitors and 
SEA SONIC, NITTO DENKO and many more. 
"China's growing domestic economy continues to create a healthy demand for 
sign products and services, and increasingly more sophisticated and 
high-quality ones," says David Tang, Managing Director of UBM Trust, and the 
Founder of the event "at the same time we have been seeing a trend of growing 
number of buyers from India, Malaysia, Russia, South Africa, Turkey, as well 
as from traditional export markets like USA and Europe." 
SIGN CHINA is the most comprehensive platform to observe product trends, as 
well as new technologies and ideas from across the world and in particular 
Asia. The newest products and technologies of the industry will be featured, 
including: Falcon Self-adhesive Vinyl from Tome which is mainly used in 
vehicle graphics, glass wall and advertising production. The New Ultrathin 
Lamp Box from SuiShunHui has a simple and attractive design compared to the 
old light box but works more efficiently and is energy-saving. Indoor LED 
Display from LIANTRONICS offers luxurious decorative elements including an 
aluminum alloy frame, tempered glass face, metallic painted base and plug&play 
usability complete with remote control, and High Precision Metal Cutting Laser 
Machine from ShinHu, which offers improved performance-price ratio. 
SIGN CHINA also provides an opportunity for visitors to gain invaluable 
insight into the sign industry worldwide, discover new perspectives and get 
educated through a series of concurrent product seminars and sessions 
including: Structure-free Installation Specially for Advertising, Real Estate 
and Integrator Customers delivered by the leading exhibitor Absen 
This year, SIGN CHINA also hosts the 19(th) Guangdong Creative Advertisement 
Award with the presentation of 80 pieces of awarded works covering the 
categories of film advertising crafts, public service, broadcast commercial, 
and others. 
Visitors only need register once to gain access to both SIGN CHINA 2013 and 
LED CHINA 2013. Onsite registration for the fair is open from 09:30 to 16:30 
on 1-3 March and from 09:30 to13:00 on 4 March. For more information, visit: 
Notes to Editors 
About UBM Trust ( 
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. 
About UBM Asia ( 
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is Asia's 
leading exhibition organiser and the biggest commercial organiser in China, 
India and Malaysia. Established its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary 
companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global presence in 
25 major cities with 29 offices and over 1,200 staff. 
With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 19 market 
sectors with 160 dynamic face-to-face exhibitions, 70 high-level professional 
conferences, 28 targeted trade publications, 18 round-the-clock vertical 
portals and virtual event services for over 1,000,000 quality exhibitors, 
visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the 
world. We provide a one-stop diversified global service for high-value 
business matching, quality market news and online trading networks. 
UBM Asia has extensive office networks in China, Southeast Asia and India, 
three of the world's fastest growing B2B events markets. UBM China has 11 
offices in the major cities in Mainland China, including Beijing, Shanghai, 
Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Chengdu and Shenzhen, where we organise more than 70 
exhibitions and conferences. In ASEAN, UBM Asia operates from its offices in 
Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines with 
over 50 events in this region. UBM India teams in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore 
and Chennai and Hyderabad organise 20 exhibitions and 60 conferences every 
year across the country. 
About UBM plc 
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. 
Lillian Luo, Marketing Manager, UBM Trust Co Ltd, +86 20 38106261, +86 20 
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