Private label and gifts expos open in Dubai
Dubai, October 27, 2009
Private Label Middle East (PLME) – Dubai 2009, a dedicated own-label and contract manufacturing exhibition, and Gifts & Premium Dubai, an international exhibition for giftware and decorations, opened in Dubai today (October 27).
Organised by Channels Exhibition, the two exhibitions will simultaneously run till October 29 at Dubai World Trade Centre.
PLME has brought together top exhibitors from over 26 countries, with national pavilions from Germany, Turkey, Italy and Bulgaria, among others. The exhibition specialises in research, development, design and packaging of in-house brands that are manufactured under contract for sale under private labels.
Top brands across various product categories are on show, including food and beverage, health and beauty, paper and plastic, cleaning, pharmaceuticals and hygiene, industrial consumables and others.
According to recent estimates, sales of private label goods accounted for more than 50 per cent of revenue at certain major supermarkets within the region.
Gifts & Premium has exhibitors from over 25 countries in Europe, the US, Asia and the Middle East.
The product categories represented at the exhibition include gifts, corporate gifts, medals, trophies, accessories, crystal ware, ceramics, decorative glass, gadgets, seasonal decorations, stationery, writing instruments, decorative items, collectables and souvenirs.
The immense potential of the Middle East giftware market, worth $3 billion, is on show at the exhibition, said a statement. – TradeArabia News Service