Bahrain's biggest shopping bonanza returns for New Year
- Bahrain: Sunday, January 13 - 2013 at 16:11
- PRESS RELEASE
The Autumn Fair, Bahrain's largest and most popular annual consumer products exhibition, is returning to the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre from 23 - 31 January 2013. The exhibition is held under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Hassan A. Fakhro, Minister of Industry and Commerce and Chairman of Bahrain Exhibition and Convention Authority.
A huge variety of goods will go on sale during the 9 day period, ranging from specialty food, fashion and furniture; to technology, toys, textiles and much more.
"The Autumn Fair is a hugely popular annual event in Bahrain's calendar with a unique atmosphere. Now in its 24th successful year, the whole of the exhibition centre is transformed into a colourful bazaar by traders who have travelled from far and wide to Bahrain, bringing with them their country's best exports. The largest international groups assemble to form national pavilions and include countries such as China, Egypt, Kuwait, Turkey, Syria, UAE and Pakistan," said Arabian Exhibition Management's project manager Mohammed Ebrahim.
"With so many exhibitors, prices at the Autumn Fair can be competitive. There are potential bargains on new to market products and a host of regular visitor favourites. There is also a strong business to business element. The Autumn Fair acts as an important sourcing venue for local companies, and wholesale agreements and new partnerships will be established during the course of the exhibition. Numerous local businesses also regularly take part in the exhibition and many offer special deals to visitors," he continued.
New extended timings
Opening hours at the Autumn Fair 2013 have been extended, allowing visitors more time to shop and browse in comfort. The exhibition will open daily to the public from 12 pm - 10 pm on 23 January, 10 am - 10 pm on 24 January, 12 pm to 10 pm on 25 January, 10 am - 2 pm and 4 pm - 10 pm on 26, 27, 28 and 29 January, and from 10 am to 10 pm on 30 and 31 January.
Special ladies only mornings will take place on 27 and 28 January. Entry is 700 fils and children under 5 years old will be admitted free of charge. The Autumn Fair 2013 is held under the patronage of the Bahrain Ministry of Industry and Commerce.
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