A Recap of FHV2019
FOOD & HOTEL VIETNAM 2019 – FHV2019 CELEBRATED ITS 15 YEARS TO EXCELLENCE
Food & Hotel Vietnam (FHV) recognised by Food & Hospitality professionals as Vietnam’s leading Food, Drinks, Hospitality exhibition and conference, concluded its 15th anniversary on last 27 to 29 April 2019. Returning to the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center, the three-day exhibition again delivered the most significant and insightful technologies and products brought by more than 460 suppliers on the exhibition floor, from international market leaders to new and innovative technology companies. The exhibition recorded the participation of 13,279 trade visitors & buyers, not only in Vietnam but also from 53 countries/regions.
FHV 2019 AT A GLANCE
FHV2019 GENERAL INFORMATION
– Show Name: The 11th International Food & Drink, Hotel, Restaurant, Bakery and Foodservice Equipment, Supplies & Services Exhibition
– Date: 27-29/04/2019
– Opening hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm daily
– Venue: Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center, 799 Nguyen Van Linh, Dist. 7, HCMC
– Organiser: Informa Markets in Vietnam
– Tel: (+84) 28 3622 2588
– Email: FHV@informa.com
– Web: www.foodnhotelvietnam.com
Click here to download the FHV2019 Post Show Report!
Exhibitor SpotlightIn its 15th anniversary edition, FHV2019 was home of 466 manufacturers and suppliers from 36 countries/regions and presented of 22 international group pavilions with extensive line-up of newest innovations and best-selling products across the 12,500 square meters exhibition space.
> EXHIBITOR QUOTE
“We have participated in FHV2019 from the first days until now, and we are absolutely satisfied with this show. This is supported to be a chance for the suppliers and manufacturers to promote their products to the customers. We will definitely be back in the next edition of FHV2019”
Mr. Chung Nguyen Huu – Chairman NH Foods Vietnam JSC
> DELIVERING DEMONSTRABLE ROI TO EXHIBITORS
92% of exhibitors were satisfied with the exhibition
89% of exhibitors would be likely to return to the 2021 edition
90% of exhibitors would recommend the exhibtion
76% of exhibitors have successfully achieved their objectives to find new buyers
76% of exhibitors were satisfied with the quality of visitors
Visitor SpotlightThe 2019 show boasts of a record of 13,279 trade visitors & buyers within the F&B, Hospitality, Retail and Foodservice industries, not only in Vietnam but also from 53 countries/regions over the world.
> VISITOR QUOTE
“For us we were truly impressed with the exhibition, from the great organisation and hospitality of the Informa team to the quality of products on display. This 2019 edition has greatly distinguished itself from the previous editions by many more original and creatively decorated booths. Our visit was ended with good results and we happily found some potential partners. See you again at FHV 2021!”
Ms. Le Thi Nga, Purchasing Manager
C.P Vietnam – Nha May 6 Dong Nai Branch
> DELIVERING CONTINUAL VISITOR SATISFACTION
98% of visitors rated the exhibition good, very good to excellent
95% of visitors would be likely to attend the exhibition again in 2021
95% of visitor said they would recommend the exhibition
91% of visitors were satisfied with the presence of market leaders in the exhibition
75% of visitors learned about the exhibition through its online channels
ConferenceWhat’s more, with enthusiastic support from the industry, value-added insightful conferences and technical presentations created remarkable experiences beyond expectations.
- 540 Conference Delegates
- 32 Speakers
- 14 Technical Presentations
 CEOTALKS “RIDING THE WELNESS WAVE”
For the first time, the CEOTalks (Vietnam Hospitality Managing Director Forum) entitled “Riding the Wellness wave”, run by Food & Hotel Vietnam and HCMC Dept. of Tourism and facilitated by Outbox Consulting provided more than 140 investors, entrepreneurs and C-level executives with industry-specific advice and experiences on embracing the emerging “Wellness Tourism” trend in the activities of investment, management and operations of hotel business.
 VHBIC “OPTIMIZING HOTEL BUSINESS PERFORMANCE IN 4.0 ERA”
The Vietnam Hotel Business & Investment Conference opened the discussion between 300 delegates about the opportunities and challenges for hotels on how to optimize operations in 4.0 era.
 SEMINAR “PREMIUM AUSTRALIAN RED MEAT”
Hosted by Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), the dedicated seminar for Australian red meat recorded the attendance of 100 delegates looking to diversify their offerings with the best quality of red meat from Australia.
Event Features VIETNAM CULINARY CHALLENGE 2019
Vietnam’s most prestigious international culinary competition organised by the Saigon Professional Chefs Guild, VNCC 2019 attracted hundreds of competitors from Vietnam and beyond.
 SCA BARISTA SKILLS FOUNDATION
This special course is part of barista skills modules developed by Specialty Coffee Association (SCA). At FHV2019, the authorised SCA trainer Mr. Ross Bright brought to Vietnamese baristas the threeday course at foundation level that focused on the key skills required to set grinder, make espresso and foam and texture milk for cappuccinos. The number of students were limited to 10 from the well-known coffee brands, including: Café Runam, Shin Café, The Loft, Phin & Bean Roastery, Becamex Hospitality.
 BARISTA & COFFEE EXPERIENCE WORKSHOP
An additional workshop is designed for the people new to the coffee industry, helping them to get more insights, learn new styles of brewing techniques and catch up with trends, in order to be ready to be an industry professional and brand owner in the current market.
 PIZZA WORKSHOP.
During three days at FHV2019, Charles Wembley, in collaboration with the Accademia Pizzaioli, brought insightful Pizza professional classes where participants can get the HACCP certificate that enables to work throughout the world as an International Pizza Chef.
 LIVE DEMONSTRATION
100+ live product demonstrations awaited visitors at various exhibitor’s booth from the first day to 5.00pm of 26 April.
What The Industry Had To Say?
“This is the first time of the Philippines at Food & Hotel Vietnam 2017. I think this expo is an important platform for us as we want to enhance the trading partnership between Vietnam and our country. Many potential customers have come and seemed to be very interested in the signature products on display at the Phillippines pavilion.”
“Osterberg International company is an international supplier of fruit products catering to the Foodservice and Catering Market, based in Denmark with a subsidiary established in Vietnam. We have participated in Food&HotelAsia in Singapore for the last few editions, but this was our first time at Food & Hotel Vietnam. We were very pleased with the outcomes as we have got to meet and forge relationships with many new potential customers, as well as to be able to generate more sales leads.”
“This is my second visit to Food & Hotel Vietnam. This year’s show is much bigger than I expected; the range of products and the number of exhibitors are quite impressive. My main objectives on the show are to meet and network with potential food suppliers and manufacturers.I will definitely be coming back to the next edition in 2019.”
“This edition of Food & Hotel Vietnam 2017 is much better and bigger than the last edition in terms of exhibitor participation and a wide range of product showcase. We have had chances to network with many potential suppliers and have found a couple of products that we are currently looking for. We will come back for the next edition!”