2nd Expo, Lahore Shopping Festival 2012
2nd Expo Lahore, a programmed part of Lahore Shopping Festival, began at Expo Center, Johar Town, Lahore. The expo will continue on 27-28-29 April, 2012. The week-long festival is full of fun, entertainment and business opportunities for the seekers.
First day was quite noisy, flashy and full of fun for the visitors as many companies offered free stuff, fun competitions and giveaways. Most interesting stall was the Kausar Oil as a comedian was there to entertain people and was offering free gifts on some funny games. This expo also attracted many local boutiques, jewelry makers, handicraft companies, home accessories companies who were being welcomed by the visitors as well. Indonesian pavilion was also a center of interest as different cultures when blend together, brings new opportunities for both.
Many known and some new brands were there, like Bata, Service, Interwood, Sufi Oil, Olympus Cameras, Nikon Cameras, Alokozay Tea, Dogar Publishers, Glitz Jewelry, Punjab Small Industries Corporation, Zia Saeed and Company with their stuffed toys and bean bags, Zircon by Aamnas, Afghan Handicrafts, Venus Carpets, LG Floors, Qudrat-ullah Quran Company, Kamalia Khaddar Khaddi Fabrics, Gilgit Gems and Jewelry.
A power shortage is a national issue, and here at Expo it was making the whole event darker as not much lighting arrangements were there. Previously the closing time for expo was 10:00pm but this time due to energy conservation decision of government, it was shrunk to 8:30pm. Visiting Expo is not only a fun for kids and women but also it’s an opportunity to compare different products for better shopping experience. Furthermore, Lahore Shopping Festival also include following events;
Motor Bike Rally
Event Route : Lahore Chamber To EXPO Lahore
Dates & Timing : Saturday April 28, 2012 04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Event Venue : EXPO Lahore International
Dates & Timing : Saturday April 28, 2012 10:00 AM To 02:00 PM
Punjabi Cultural Show
Event Venue : At Expo Lahore International
Dates & Timing : Sunday April 29, 2012 08:00 PM To 10:00 PM