Friday, June 12, 2015
News this week: International exhibition organiser, Koelnmesse, concluded its THAIFEX – World of Food Asia 2015 last month, with record number of visitors. Running from 20th to 24th May at IMPACT Exhibition Center, the five-day trade show attracted more than 35,000 trade visitors, of those, 7,274 were from overseas.
Among the 1,675 exhibitors from 16 sectors, 811 were international exhibitors. This year, a total of 24 country and provincial groups attended the show, including three new national pavilions representing Germany, Mexico and Turkey. Three supporting shows including World of Seafood, World of Coffee & Tea and the World of FoodService were held concurrently with THAIFEX.
Michael Dreyer, vice president, Asia Pacific, Koelnmesse Pte Ltd, said, “THAIFEX – World of Food Asia, celebrated our tenth anniversary last year. This year, we marked a milestone by expanding our fairground, and the continued growth and encouraging response is solid proof that we are growing in the right direction that we started out in. This has been very rewarding for Koelnmesse and our co-organisers, DITP (Department of International Trade Promotion) and TCC (The Thai Chamber of Commerce).”