Spanning across 9,270 square metres of the entire Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC), Vietnam’s leading trade event for the food and hospitality industry, FHV 2015 was the largest since its inauguration in 2005. The event has attracted 10,951 trade visitors over 3 activity filled days, not only from key tourist centers in Vietnam but also from international trade visitors coming from neighboring Cambodia, the ASEAN region and beyond, a testament to the event’s growing brand quality and reach.
EXHIBITION FACT SHEETS
MR. WIESLAW ROZANSKI, CEO OF UPEMI
MR. TRAN VU HAI DANG, CEO, PHU THUAN CO., LTD.
MS. MARGARET SAY, REGIONAL DIRECTOR, USAPEEC
Singapore Manufacturing Federation has been supporting Food&HotelVietnam for the past 7 editions. This year, the Singapore Pavilion has grown much bigger and our exhibitors are pleased with the overall response and visitor quality of the show. We look forward to participating in FHV17.
MS. LIM FANG AN, GLOBAL BUSINESS GROUP, SINGAPORE MANUFACTURING FEDERATION
I participated in the exhibition or the first time. FHV was brimming with energy. During three days of the show, we were able to do good business talking with many trade professional visitors.
MR. YOICHI SHIIHARA, DEPUTY FACTORY CHIEF, KAJIKI SANGYO
Vietnam is a good potential growing country. Although there were few exhibitions held in Vietnam, FHV is the most recommended trade event. This is a truly great platform for all the hospitality and food industries.
MR. BERGER PHANG, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, YU-AI FOOD INDUSTRIES SDN BHD
I believe the show was an overall success. It is a good event to advertise our products and also to source for potential partners and clients. The benefits are numerous and we managed to meet our objectives.
MR. TAN KIAN TECK - GENERAL MANAGER - SALES & MARKETING OF FAR EAST FOAM VIETNAM CO. LTD
MR. VO THANH KIET, FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICES: U.S CONSULATE GENERAL HO CHI MINH CITY
MR. PAN SOTHEA - SOUS CHEF - SUNWAY HOTEL, CAMBODIA
FHV is one of the biggest shows in Indochina that I have visited so many times. It is such a helpful sourcing platform to those who are working in the industries like us. I will definitely recommend and absolutely return the next time.
MR. MIKE WONG - EXECUTIVE CHEF - KANJI JAPANESE RESTAURANT
Wow, it was amazing show with the wide range of high-end products showcased. We came to source for some suppliers to our retail chains. We went back with so many of those good contacts.
MR. TRAN XUAN BINH - PURCHASING MANAGER - SIMPLY MART
Although visiting this event so many times, we are still amazed by the larger scale & the professionalism of organisers. We have collected plenty of good suppliers’ contacts and got many good offers.
MS. BUI THI TRUC GIANG - SENIOR CATEGORY MANAGER - CIRCLE K VIETNAM
From Hue City, we planned to visit the show in one day and it turned out to be not sufficient to us. There are broader ranges of products showcased than we expected. We will definitely plan for longer stay next time.
MR. NGUYEN DUC HOANG - EXECUTIVE CHEF - SAIGON MORIN HUE
FHV is a familiar trade event to me. I can see that the show has developed year on year not only in scale but also in quality. It's hard to meet all suppliers at one place and FHV makes it easier for us.
MR. BUI THIEN NHAN - OWNER - HONG PHAT BAKERY
MR. CHANGBUM KWON - GUEST RELATION OFFICER - CENTARA GRAND WEST SANDS RESORT PHUKET
MR. SONG TENG - PRESIDENT OF CAMBODIA CHEFS FEDERATION, CAMBODIA CHEFS FEDERATION
COMPETITIONS AND FRINGE EVENTS
VIETNAM CULINARY CHALLENGE
Vietnam Culinary Challenge has become a must-see competition which has been co-located with FHV since 2006. Year by year, the competition has gained more attention from the chef community, not just in Vietnam but also in neighboring countries such as Cambodia and Thailand, with two teams competing against a local team on the last two days.
The fifth edition of Vietnam Culinary Challenge has ended with the resounding results after 3 days. The competition successfully attracted 187 individual chefs and 8 teams from a diverse competition pool of professional chefs, 5 talented individual chefs and 2 teams won the highest prizes of the competition.
- Chef Tran Ngoc Nghia from Tien Loc Restaurant: the Grand Champion
- Chef Nguyen Tran Quoc Dat from Sake Restaurant: The Vietnamese Cuisine Champion
- Chef Nguyen Van Vinh from Twin Doves Golf: The Hot Cooking Champion
- Chef Nguyen Thi Thuy Phuong from Song Be Golf: The Pastry Champion
- Chef Tran Cuong Thinh from Thao Ngoan Restaurant: The Best Culinary Display Artist
- KDU College Sdn Bhd, Penang, Malaysia: The Best Culinary Establishment
- Thailand Culinary Academy: The Champion of “Spice of Indochina” Team Competition
“This is the fourth time I have joined VNCC as the judge. I am glad to see that the competition has been grown with more and more young cooks joining. I can feel the strong enthusiasm from them to be here to learn, to get the feedback from other judges and develop themselves. The most important point is not winning the prizes; the point is that they never give up to improve themselves. I definitely will come back in the next editions to support for the competition.” (Mr. Otto Wibei is a highly respected, Singapore-based WACS Approved Judge who has accumulated a brilliant history of international judging and culinary experience.)
VIETNAM BARISTA COMPETITION & VIETNAM LATTE ART
Adding to the already impressive atmosphere at the show, the two artsy competitions have attracted 17 talented VBC competitors and 14 VLAC competitors from established coffee brands, to pit their talents against one another for the highest crown. It has also drawn attention from coffee buyers, to see the showmanship of baristas’ talents on the show floor.
• VBC Champion and The Best Signature Beverage Prize: Ho Duong Quang Minh from Trung Nguyen Coffee
• VBC 1st Runner-up Prize: Tong Thi Kim Phi
• VLAC Champion Prize: Ho Ngoc Hoang Long, Trung Nguyen Franchising
• 2nd Runner-up Prize: Do Phuong Thao
PRESS CONFERENCE: VIETNAM’S PRESS GETS A SNEAK PEAK OF FOOD&HOTELVIETNAM2015
Over 150 Vietnamese and overseas press members attended the FOOD&HOTELVIETNAM2015 press conference, which was hosted by Singapore Exhibition Services (SES - organiser) and VCCI Exhibition Service (local organiser) to provide the press a glimpse of the 3 - day event. The press conference was followed with a press tour led by Mdm Lindy Wee - Director of Singapore Exhibition Services Pte Ltd.
VIETNAM HOTEL ASSOCIATION’S ANNUAL CONGRESS MEETING
In the spotlight, added high value to the event on the opening day. The congress brought together about 150 General Managers / Directors / Executives from national accommodation establishments to discuss ENHANCING THE COMPETITIVENESS OF TOURIST ACCOMMODATION ESTABLISHMENTS, after the report on reality and orientation of tourist accommodation establishments, in near future by Mdm Do Hong Xoan, president of VHA.
LEAN SIX SIGMA SEMINAR
Lean Six Sigma hosted a conference discussing on “Food safety in commercial kitchen – an ISO 22 000: 2005 approach for practitioners” which drew the attendance of over 100 delegates to attend. The conference was an excellent platform for speakers and delegates to network with their peers, to share and to discuss the innovative ideas.
Hosted by Asiawide Franchise Consultants, the Franchising Seminar successfully attracted 65 delegates from local and international marketplace to update the latest regulations and legislation in Vietnam. Considered as a golden bridge for international companies to join in local market, the seminar also provided many franchise opportunities from trusted brands such as: PastaMania, Ya Kun, etc.
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