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NEW OPPORTUNITIES AND LATEST SOLUTIONS SHINE AT NEW VENUE OF FOOD & HOTEL MYANMAR 2019
Food & Hotel Myanmar is “The Industry’s Choice” for food and hospitality businesses to network with industry professionals and discover better business
Food & Hotel Myanmar (FHMM) 2019 returns for the sixth edition of Myanmar’s largest international food and hospitality event. This year FHMM continues to celebrate innovations and opportunities for Food & Drink, Hotel, Bakery, Restaurant & Food Service Equipment, and Supplies & Services industries at Myanmar’s new venue – Myanmar Expo at Fortune Plaza, Yangon.
Myanmar Expo offers FHMM visitors the best access by car with large convenient parking, public transport links and a brand new modern facility. With over 7,500 attendees expected these facilities will deliver the best visitor experience for industry professionals looking to experience the latest products, trends, ideas, activities and seminars from over 150 exhibitors from 21 countries, including 6 international pavilions from India, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and the USA showcasing over 250 different products and brands.
Myanmar’s economy is forecasted to grow by 7.4% this year and food and hospitality are major contributors to this figure. With recent improvements to food safety and the country at the top of world travel destinations with 3.55 million foreign tourists in 2018, a 3.2% increase from 2017, there is still a lot of opportunity for much needed industry growth. With growing figures each year comes growing competition among food & hospitality businesses looking to take advantage of rising demand.
“We welcome all industry professionals to visit FHMM 2019 to find new products and opportunities, discuss new trends, meet key players, experience activities and learn new skills, and find nnovative ways to deliver your company and personal goals,”said Nyein Nyein Aye, Event Director of Food & Hotel Myanmar (FHMM). “The event will support the potential growth of the food & hospitality industry by providing essential resources for expanding business, meeting international standards and gaining competitive advantages” added Nyein Nyein Aye.
FHMM 2019 will highlight products, equipment, services and solutions for the Food & Beverage, Coffee & Tea, Wine & Spirits, Hospitality & Retail Technology, Foodservice Equipment and Hospitality Style and Spa industries. Trade visitors can explore new ideas and business opportunities while networking with global industry leaderswith over 150 companies from 21 countries, 6 international pavilions from India, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and the USA showcasing over 250 different products and brands at their booths.
Leading food & hospitality suppliers who will showcase key solutions at the event include Arctic Sun, Aroma Gourmet, Bara Stainless, Barry Callebaut, California Milk, Element, Fabbri, Global Silk Road, Hario, KCG, Kewpie, aT Korea, Lavazza, Mulwarra, U.S. Potatoes, Premium, Simplot, Sithar Coffee, the USDA, U.S. Meat, U.S. Poultry and many many more.
Seminars and activities will be held concurrently with the international exhibition, including the 6th Myanmar Culinary Arts Competition (MCAC) 2019; Food Safety Seminar & Quiz Bowl 2019 from FoSTAM; SCA Coffee Modules with Luigi Lupi by Sithar Coffee and the following brand-new activities:
· Innovation Designs for Hotels using 4DNA Theory Application by Asst. Prof. Akekapong Treetrong, founder of 4DNA – 4DNA Theory is a critical tool that enables the collection of key pieces of information to optimize decision-making and reduce risk in investments.
· 1st Myanmar National Latte Art Championship (MNLAC) – This event highlights artistic expression through competition with local baristas showcasing their coffee art expertise.
FHMM 2019 is supported by leading industry organisations including; the Ministry of Hotels & Tourism; Myanmar Hotelier Association; Myanmar Restaurant Association; Myanmar Chefs’ Association; Myanmar Retailers Association; Myanmar Food Processors and Exporters Association; Food Science and Technology Association of Myanmar; Barista Association of Myanmar; Myanmar Coffee Association and the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Myanmar.
FHHM 2019 takes place 5th-7th June 2019 from 10am to 6pm at its new venue, Myanmar Expo at Fortune Plaza, Yangon. Come and see for yourself why FHMM is the ‘Industry Choice’ for food & hospitality business in Myanmar.