25th Edition of Food & Hotel Thailand Celebrates 18% Growth in 2017
The 25th and largest to date edition of Food & Hotel Thailand 2017 took place 6 to 9 September 2017 in Bangkok closed on an overwhelmingly positive note and setting new records.
Food & Hotel Thailand (FHT) 2017 is Thailand and the region’s leading premier international food & hospitality trade event which has consistently brought the ASEAN food & hospitality industry towards greater professionalism and globalism by joining-up new business opportunities and services. Celebrating 25 glorious years of serving our industry and delivering the best standards, FHT2017 featured 393 participants from 30countries, which represents an 18% increase in exhibiting companies from last year. As well, seven international pavilions participated in this edition including Belgium, China, Germany, Japan, South Africa, Taiwan and the USA. FHT2017 also played host to a number of events and seminars including Thailand’s 19th Hospitality Industry Congress, Thai Wine Master Class, Thai Spa Operators Association Seminar, and Thailand’s International Culinary Cup (TICC)’s 23rd edition with a record breaking 600 chefs in participation.
FHT once again delivered high quality and high quantity trade visitors from Thailand and across Asia with a total of 28,841 professionals from 69 countries with top 12 countries including Malaysia, China, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, India, Philippines, Vietnam and Hong Kong. Visitors from Food & Hotel Thailand 2017 was largely represented from industries such as hotels, restaurants, resorts, foodservices, cafés, coffee shops, importer and distributor industry players including; Accor, Air Asia, All Season, Airport of Thailand, Ambassador Bangkok, Amari Atrium, Anatara Group, Bangkok Air Catering, Bangkok Airways, Bangkok Marriott, Banyan Tree, Cathay Pacific, Centara, Central Food Retail, Central Group, Conrad, Dusit Thani, Four Seasons, Hilton, JW Marriott, Le Condon Bleu, Le Meridien, LSG Sky Chefs, Mandarin Oriental, Nok Air, Novotel, Royal Orchid Sheraton, Shangri-La, Sheraton, Siam Kempinski, Siam Paragon, Sofitel, Starbucks, Tesco Lotus, Thai Airways, The Mall Group, and many many more.
“We’re happy to participate FHT this year. This show is a platform to share our products to our customers.
It is a good opportunity for us to reach out to food service operators in Thailand and South East Asia.”Said Ms. Yin Foung May, ASEAN Director, United States Meat Export Federation, Inc, USA
“We are very pleased with the performance of FHT 2017 with the record increase in visitors and exhibiting companies,” said Mr. Justin Pau, General Manager of UBM BES and organizer of Food & Hotel Thailand. “FHT has come a long way over the last 25 years which also reflects the changes and opportunities within the ASEAN and global food industry. We’re constantly striving to discover more of these opportunities and provide them to our customers.” said Mr. Justin Pau, General Manager, UBM BES
Food & Hotel Thailand is supported by leading industry associations including the Ministry of Tourism & Sports, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Thai Hotels Association, Thailand Chefs Association, Thai Restaurant Association, Thai Retailers Association, Barista Association of Thailand, The Executive Housekeeper Association of Thailand, Hotels & Buildings Chief Engineering Club, Food & Beverage Association of Thailand, Food & Beverage Management Association of Thailand, Restaurant & Goods Product Association, Hotel Public Relations Association and Thai Spa Operators Association.
Food & Hotel Thailand 2018will return the 5th to the 8th September of next year taking place in Halls 102-104 at BITEC, Bangkok. To learn more about the event visit www.foodhotelthailand.com and to learn about exhibiting and marketing opportunities contact our team below.
For Sales Enquiries please contact your nearest office:
Ms. Supaporn Aungsrisuraporn (Goog) Ms. Aileen Low
UBM BES UBM Allworld (Singapore)
Tel. +66 (0)2615 1255 ext. 111 Tel. +65 6223 6777
Mr. Tom Poole
UBM Allworld (London)
Tel. +44 (0) 20.7560.4046
Email: [email protected]
For Press Enquiries please contact:
Ms. Wantita Porntanawong (Bow)
Tel. +662 615-1255 ext. 123, email [email protected]
For more information, please visit:www.foodhotelthailand.comor Facebook – Food & Hotel Thailand