Friday, October 25, 2013

Growth at UBM’s Asian livestock shows

News this week: UBM Asia, subsidiary of UBM plc, concluded two Asian livestock shows, LIVESTOCK PHILIPPINES in Manila and LIVESTOCK ASIA in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The second edition of LIVESTOCK PHILIPPINES, held from 7th to 9th August 2013 at SMX Convention Center, attracted more than 200 exhibitors from 20 countries and regions. It also recorded a 25% increase in number of visitors compared with the 2011 edition. International pavilions this year included those from mainland China, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and the U.K. The next edition will return to SMX Convention Center from 24th to 26th June 2015.

LIVESTOCK ASIA featured a show record 300-plus exhibitors from 30 countries and regions this edition. Held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) from 24th to 26th September 2013, one of the highlights this year was a panel discussion on the challenges of feeding the world’s nine billion people by 2020. Next edition of the biennial LIVESTOCK ASIA will run from 21st to 23rd September 2015 at the KLCC.

Additionally, UBM Asia will launch new livestock shows in Vietnam and Myanmar next year. VIETSTOCK 2014 Expo and Forum will be launched from 15th to 17th October 2014 at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; while LIVESTOCK MYANMAR will be held from 23rd to 25th January 2014 at Tatmadaw Exhibition Hall in Yangon, Myanmar.

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