Press Release

Food & Hotel Myanmar 2018 – Consistently Delivers Quality Show in Myanmar

Food & Hotel Myanmar 2018 took place for its 5th successful edition, 6th to 8th June at MEP at Mindama, Yangonand delivering both high quality and quantity for local and regional trade buyers. Food & Hotel Myanmar 2018 is Myanmar’s Largest Food & Hospitality Trade Exhibition.

Tourism is a key factor of Myanmar’s forecast growth, as the country unabating development in its airports, travel infrastructure and hotels in order to accommodate an ever-increasing demand from international arrivals. As a result, Myanmar gained more international flavors and of course, a huge injection of outside investment.

“Food & Hotel Myanmar is the main event of the year that provides a great opportunity for tourism and hospitality development. It is an excellent platform where they can meet and discuss business, discover new products and services, trends and technologies while exploring new business opportunities.”saidMr. Fraser Hawkes, General Manager of UBM Myanmar,

Food & Hotel Myanmar 2018 is a premium international food & hospitality industry trade event in Myanmar for Myanmar. The event presented 184 participants from 29 countries including 6 international pavilions from Koreax2, Philippines, Singapore, Turkey, and the USA on 4,750 sqm of event space.

In terms of visitors, Food & Hotel Myanmar 2018 delivered 7,031 quality trade buyers from 33 countries;96.03% coming from Myanmar and 3.97% attending from overseas. The top 5 attending overseas countries were Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Koreaand China.

Food & Hotel Myanmar 2018 showcased more events than ever before including the Myanmar Culinary Arts Competition (MCAC), which is organised exclusively at Food & Hotel Myanmar, taking place for its 5th successful edition with 360 competing chefs across the 3 days competition, which is the only official culinary arts competition in the country. Industry events also included the 5th Myanmar National Barista Championship (MNBC) 2018, the only internationally recognised coffee competition in Myanmar. In addition, The 5th FoSTAM Food Safety Seminar & Quiz Bowl, Introduction to Latte Art by Sithar Coffee, and Product Knowledge & Butchery Masterclass for Foodservice and Retail by Meat & Livestock Australia. All the industry events ran together with Food & Hotel Myanmar received excellent attendance and response from the industry.

Food & Hotel Myanmar still remains the most strongly supported industry trade event in Myanmar with official support from 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 (Myanmar), Barista Association of Myanmar, Myanmar Coffee Association, World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) and World Chefs Without Boarders (WCWB).

“Thanks to the strong support from our partners, associations, exhibitors and visitors for over many years, Food & Hotel Myanmar has once again delivered another fantastic event for its industry and continues to thrive. Next year we will move to Yangon Convention Centre (YCC) to continue the expansion of Food & Hotel Myanmar which enables us to continue to be the platform for exhibitors to showcase premium and innovative products and services. This is truly an ultimate event for food and hospitality industry.” Added Mr. Fraser Hawkes

Food & HotelMyanmar 2019will return 5th to 7th June 2019, Yangon Convention Centre (YCC), Yangon. Many exhibitors have already confirmed to return and many new enquiries were received onsite during the show. Space at Food & Hotel Myanmar 2019 is limited so please contact the organisers to secure your place.

Food & Hotel Myanmar 2019, 5th to 7th June 2019, Yangon Convention Centre (YCC), Yangon

For Sales Enquiries please contact your nearest office:

Yangon London

Ms Ei Zar Aung Mr. Phil Rusbridge

UBM Myanmar UBM Allworld (London)

Tel. +951 378 975 Tel. +44 (0) 20 7560 4340

Email: [email protected] Email: [email protected]


Ms. Aileen Low

UBM Allworld (Singapore)

Tel. +65 6223 6772

Email: [email protected]

For Press Enquiries please contact:

Ms. Wantita Porntanawong (Bow)

UBM Asia (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

Tel. +662 036-0500 ext. 728, email [email protected]

For more information please visit:www.foodhotelmyanmar.comor Facebook – Food & Hotel Myanmar

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