ANTEX Asia 2024 – The Largest Dedicated Nonwovens Show in Southeast Asia Offering the Best Marketing Opportunities

Hong Kong, 14th Dec. 2023 – The Asia Nonwovens Technology Expo (ANTEX Asia) 2024, the largest nonwovens show in Southeast Asia and the ASEAN region, is set to make its debut on November 13-15, 2024, at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre in Thailand. This Expo will showcase sustainability and emerging technologies in the industry. With the goal of attracting over 200 exhibitors, 4,000 attendees from 20 countries and regions, and featuring 5 national/regional pavilions, ANTEX Asia 2024 promises to be a significant event in the nonwovens sector.

Thriving market in Southeast Asia driven by healthcare and automotive

The nonwovens market is thriving globally, with Southeast Asia serving as a key driver of growth. The increasing demand for nonwoven fabrics can be attributed to their growing applications in the healthcare and personal care industries, as well as the rising demand for automotive especially electric vehicles (EV). Multiple research studies indicate that:

  • The global nonwoven fabrics market size is projected to reach US$68.1 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 6.0% from 2021 to 20301.
  • By 2030, the region will also be home to 60% of the world’s population aged 65 years or older. The total healthcare expenditure in Asia is estimated to exceed US$4 trillion by 20242.
  • EV market in Southeast Asia is expected to grow rapidly, with an annual growth rate (CAGR 2023-2028) of 5.5%, resulting in a market volume of US$1,871.0m (US$1,871 million?) by 20283. The unit sales of EV market in Thailand are expected to reach 27,000 vehicles in 20284.
  • The textile industry in China is booming with increasing investments and government support. Textile production reached 3.18 billion meters of clothing fabric in October 20225.

ANTEX Asia 2024, strategically hosted in Bangkok, Thailand – the core of the rapidly expanding nonwovens market, aims to boost the industry’s growth by constructing a knowledge graph. ANTEX Asia functions as a platform to explore emerging applications, anticipate future trends, and comprehend the groundbreaking technologies that will further drive the Asian nonwovens development, particularly in automotive, filtration, wipes, medical and personal care sectors.

Organized by industry leaders with decades of experience

The Expo is organized by a team of industry professionals with extensive experience in managing trade shows. Among the organizers is Tradelink Co. Ltd. (Tradelink), founded by Mr. Nao Kozuka, a pioneer in the nonwoven industry who launched the first nonwoven trade show in Asia 35 years ago and has been actively involved in various nonwoven events since then. “We are thrilled to launch ANTEX Asia, marking a new era of collaboration and innovation across the nonwoven field,” said Nao Kozuka. “An active dialogue with key stakeholders including local government officials has been established and positive responses were received.”

“Bangkok is the perfect location for the Expo as this country is talented with nonwovens manufacturing. ANTEX Asia, as an international event, it provides a platform for global leaders to share insights and business strategies customized for the Southern Asian market,” said Culsin Li, Managing Director at Baobab Tree Event.

“With the booming sectors surrounding nonwoven market, ANTEX Asia will act as a central hub for industry experts, fostering the exchange of knowledge, technology, and innovation across various sectors.” stated Grace Mak, Managing Director at MGT Expo Planning and Management Ltd.


About the Organizers:

Baobab Tree Event Management Company Limited

Founded in 2011, Baobab Tree Event Management Co., Ltd. (BTE) is a multi-disciplinary exhibition and event specialist headquartered in Hong Kong with branches in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. BTE’s business proficiency covers but not limited to show organization, booth and sponsorship sales, conference design, special event production and operations, and marketing communications. It leads to the success of over 20 mega exhibitions and events per annum. From popular local to spectacular global exhibitions like Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival, International Chinese New Year Night Parade, Vegetarian Food Asia, BUSINESS GOVirtual Expo and Conference, InfoComm China and International Electronics Circuit Exhibition, BTE has been being strategic partners of different significant clients.

MGT Expo Planning and Management Ltd

Grace Mak, founder of MGT, is well recognized in the exhibition industry with her 30 years of experience. Grace has a proven track record of success in developing and executing successful exhibition strategies in Asia, and is well connected with many professional trade associations globally. Grace has a deep understanding of the needs of exhibitors, trade buyers, and is knowledgeable to lead and develop holistic B2B event strategies.

Tradelink Co., Ltd

Tradelink Co., Ltd in Japan was founded by Nao Kozuka who has over 40 years of experience in organizing and managing B2B and B2C exhibitions, covering more than 10 different industries. Mr. Kozuka launched the first Nonwoven trade show in Asia 35 years ago and has been involved in various nonwoven events ever since.  His rich experience and expertise in the nonwoven industry is a truly valuable asset for the launch of Antex Asia. 

Organizers Contact:

Baobab Tree Event Management Co., Ltd

Ms. Nickel Tsui

Email: [email protected]  

MGT Expo Planning and Management Ltd

Ms. Grace Mak

Email: [email protected]

Media Contact:

Baobab Tree Event Management Co., Ltd

Ms. Alison Leung

Tel: (852) 3520 3638

Email: [email protected]

Sources:

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