THE EVENT SERVES AS A GATEWAY CONNECTING INTERNATIONAL FOOD AND HOSPITALITY EQUIPMENT SECTOR AMID GROWING INVESTMENT IN ASIA PACIFIC
With 80 per cent of exhibition space sold, HotelAsia, one of the specialised events held during Food&HotelAsia, is a dedicated and integrated platform to showcase a comprehensive range of foodservice and hospitality equipment, machines and accessories by international exhibitors. HotelAsia will be a hotbed for new, state-of-theart equipment and innovative technology when the event opens at Suntec Singapore during 24-27 April 2018.
“HotelAsia is a well-regarded international sourcing and networking arena that has been delivering business success for players in the food and hospitality sectors since its inception in 1978. With industry’s eyes trained on investment and expansion activities in key Asia Pacific cities, the show is an opportune platform for global sellers to showcase best-of-breed technology, products and services to a focused group of buyers,” says Mr. Paul Wan, Managing Director of UBM SES, organiser of HotelAsia.
The event will occupy 25,000 sqm of exhibition space – making FHA2018 22 per cent larger compared to its previous edition in 2016. Besides international and local brands, HotelAsia2018 will also feature international group pavilions from China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland and USA. By opening day, the event expects to host about 600 exhibitors and 11 group pavilions from across the globe.
HIVE OF ACTIVITY
With concurrent events and a host of new features added to the event line-up, HotelAsia2018 will be a hub of activity, ensuring sellers are well connected with the right buyers. These include:
• Ask-the-Expert Session
• Business Workshops @ Knowledge Theatre
• Digital Marketing Workshops
• Purchasers Village
• Thematic Tours
OPPORTUNITIES FOR HANDS-ON LEARNING AND INTELLECTUAL DISCOURSE
The Live Hot Cooking and Plated Food Display categories from Asia’s top culinary competition – the FHA Culinary Challenge (FCC), will be staged at HotelAsia2018, drawing talents from Asia’s culinary world to pitch their skills against peers and present their abilities to a panel of high profile judges.
On the learning front, the third edition of Central Kitchen Asia Conference will be held alongside the FHA International Conference’s Food Services track at HotelAsia, providing delegates an opportunity to engage in lively, intellectual discourse with industry thought leaders.
HotelAsia2018 will be open from 9am to 6pm atn Suntec Singapore. Visitors only need to register once to gain access to HotelAsia2018 at Suntec Singapore and the other five specialised events of FHA2018 at Singapore Expo.