HONG KONG, August 11 /PRNewswire/ --

CMP Asia, the leading trade fair organiser in Asia , has established an on-line platform -- FashionNetAsia.com, to provide a trading network and year-round marketing and sourcing platform for global materials and components suppliers, designers, manufacturers and buyers of the leather and fashion accessories trades.

At FashionNetAsia.com, buyers in the leather and fashion industries can search for the latest designs and quality suppliers from all over the world. For suppliers, they can make good use of this on-line platform to promote their companies and products to industry professionals directly.

CMP Asia is determined to offer their customers a 24-hour platform to search for information and business opportunities, and an information hub to keep their customers up-to-date with ideas and market news. "To respond to this ever-changing market, a channel that provides information and business contacts at any time and any place is essential to industry traders and suppliers. Our commitment is to support our customers in extending their business reach globally and efficiently. FashionNetAsia.com complements our portfolio of leather and fashion exhibitions to create more business opportunities for them," says Jime Essink, CEO of CMP Asia.

"FashionNetAsia is a comprehensive industry site that allows us to access valuable information about industry news, statistics, fashion trends, and even source suppliers for our export and manufacturing business. The site offers us a user-friendly promotional tool to market our products to prospective clients from all over the world," says Pinky C. Jacob, Sales and Marketing Division Manager of Cora Jacobs / La Cora Creatives, Inc, a member of FashionNetAsia.com.

FashionNetAsia.com provides: -- a directory of leading suppliers from different parts of the world, with their new quality products and designs, illustrated with photos and e-catalogues -- a powerful user-friendly search engine to find suppliers and products -- the latest industry updates, business research and market reports -- a trend forum for members and visitors to post their views and exchange thoughts

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About CMP Asia ( www.cmpasia.com )

Owned by United Business Media Limited, CMP Asia organises 110 trade fairs and provides high-quality business information through its 22 publications and associated websites. With its headquarters in Hong Kong, CMP Asia has over 600 staff in 14 major cities in Asia and the USA, serving the global suppliers and traders of a diverse range of industries, including jewellery, leather and fashion accessories, beauty and health, furniture, hotel, luxury and lifestyle.

CMP Asia's B2B Portal Sites

Apart from FashionNetAsia.com, CMP Asia also owns JewelleryNetAsia.com, Asia's prime trade portal for the jewellery and gem industries, FurnitureInChina.com, the on-line network for the China furniture industry, and AsiaFJA.com, Asia's leading on-line trading network for fashion jewellery and accessories trades.

About United Business Media Limited ( www.unitedbusinessmedia.com )

United Business Media Limited is a leading global business media company. It informs markets and brings the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print, and with the information they need to do business successfully. It focuses on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Its 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

Web site: http://www.cmpasia.com http://FashionNetAsia.com http://www.unitedbusinessmedia.com

Jennifer Law, Director of Communications, CMP Asia Ltd, +852-2516-1691, Fax: +852-2511-0615, jenniferlaw@cmpasia.com