11th Hong Kong Mineral Fair
Information for Exhibitors
The Wonderful World of Minerals
14th and 15th April 2017
The fair is open to the public on Friday and Saturday 14th
and 15th April 2017, 10 am to 7 pm, and the venue will be available for set-up
on Friday 14th April from 8 am to 10 am.
Venue: The Auditorium, 1/F the BGCA Building, 3 Lockhart
Transport: There is no public parking at the venue, but it
is well served by public transport.
Take the MTR to Wanchai station, exit C, and follow the
signs to the Mineral Fair (about 5 minutes’ walk)
Security: Exhibitors are responsible for their own goods; no
secure storage is available at the venue, although the hall is locked
Cost: Hong Kong dollars $1,500 per table (3ft x 6 ft).
Lighting: Overhead lighting gives background
illumination. Each table will be
provided with an electrical socket, and exhibitors should bring their own lamps
if they need brighter light.
Advice for Exhibitors
If you are an experienced exhibitor then you will know what
works for you. If you are new to exhibiting we offer the following advice:
Label all your specimens with the name of the mineral and
the locality, if known.
Put a price on all your specimens, even if you are willing
for purchasers to negotiate.
Have minerals in different price brackets, some cheap ones
for children who are starting a collection and some collector’s pieces for the
If you are selling equipment or books, have some large
mineral or fossil specimens to make your display more eye-catching.
Have some packing material available for the specimens which
We ask that any minerals which have been dyed or otherwise
artificially treated are clearly labeled to that effect.
For further enquiries please contact
Sam Yung at (852) 2696 5616 (Chinese), Anthea Strickland at
(852) 2857 3464 (English)
or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org