Food&HotelAsia (FHA) will celebrate its 40th anniversary next year with a record-breaking edition, to be held from April 24-27 at Singapore Expo and Suntec Singapore.
It will be biggest-ever industry congregation with 4,000 international exhibitors from more than 70 countries and regions, an increase of over 800 exhibitors, or 25 per cent, compared to its last edition. The eventâ€™s total floor area spans 119,500m2, 23 per cent increase from 97,000m2.
In total, 68 international groups are confirmed and spread across the two venues, with Armenia and Qatar being the newest countries to participate. Some international group pavilions will also see members from 22 international trade associations and government agencies participating in FHA for the first time.
About 78,000 trade attendees from over 100 countries and regions are expected to attend.
Fringe activities include various competitions, part of the FHA Culinary Challenge (FCC), will be held to showcase the best culinary talent from the region.
Another fringe event, a platform for industry discourse, the FHA2018 International Conference, will feature industry experts and business thought-leaders sharing perspectives, tips and strategies.
Lastly, ProWine Asia 2018, the largest wines and spirits trade fair in South-east Asia, will be held alongside the FHA. It will be presented by 300 exhibitors, bringing the world of wines and spirits to South-east Asia. There will also be specialised masterclasses and seminars by industry speakers.