The clock is ticking for the 17th Edition of Food & Hotel Malaysia 2023 (FHM), the country’s premier biennial trade-exclusive event for the food and hospitality sector.
Set to take place from September 19 to 22, 2023, at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), this four-day event, renowned as a leading industry trade exhibition for regional players, is poised to feature 1,500 exhibitors and top brands, attracting 25,000 attendees. FHM 2023 is designed to foster a lively multinational environment, nurturing collaboration and innovation across the food and hospitality community.
To date, FHM 2023 has garnered thousands of pre-registrations from trade visitors representing over 40 countries and regions, including Australia, Canada, mainland China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, and more.
Global participation will be further emphasized by the presence of 15 international pavilions, showcasing the latest culinary and hospitality offerings from their respective countries and regions. These pavilions encompass Australia, Belgium, mainland China, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, India, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan Region, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
“FHM stands as a significant showcase for locally sourced raw materials, comprehensive business solutions, and premium products from Malaysia. This extraordinary exhibition is bolstered by forward-thinking elements such as the newly introduced Future Hub, an area dedicated to technology, innovation, future trends, and sustainability, creating an engaging space focused on shaping the future of culinary and hospitality landscapes. We’re excited to share more about this initiative at our upcoming Press Conference,” stated Gerard Leeuwenburgh, General Manager of Informa Markets Malaysia.
Anticipating diverse highlights, FHM 2023 will introduce new collaborations and activities this year, including Housekeeping Malaysia 2023 by the Malaysian Association of Housekeepers (MAHIR), an industry conference titled “Central Kitchens – The Future Is Now!” by Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI), CRAFTED @ FHM 2023 by The Craftsmen Sdn Bhd, and HOTELEX Malaysia organized by Shanghai Sinoexpo Informa Markets, co-located with FHM 2023.
“As a leading hospitality exhibition for the Chinese industry, our partnership with FHM elevates the exhibitor profile of the event, making it an outstanding networking and sourcing opportunity for both regional and international buyers,” said Helen Fan, Executive Deputy General Manager of HOTELEX.
While retaining crowd-favorite activities and events like the Pastry Innovation Lab by Professional Culinaire Association (Malaysia PCA), Wine Trend Talks by CRAFTED & SOMLAY, Entwine Consultancy Sdn Bhd, and other exhibitors, as well as the prestigious culinary competition, Culinaire Malaysia 2023, organized by the Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH), Professional Culinaire Association (PCA), and the Malaysian Food and Beverage Executives Association (MFBEA), FHM 2023 promises a dynamic experience.
“Culinaire Malaysia 2023 proudly returns to celebrate culinary excellence, uniting gastronomic talents from across the region to showcase their skills and compete for prizes and glory in various categories,” said Ivan Teo, Organizing Chairperson of Culinaire Malaysia 2023.
With robust local and international engagement, FHM 2023 exhibitors are eagerly awaiting the myriad global opportunities the event will bring.
“As the premier food exhibition in the country, FHM provides an invaluable platform for exhibitors to showcase their brands, introduce innovative products, and connect with a diverse audience of professionals and visitors. Over the years, the exhibition has consistently met our expectations by providing great exposure to visitors and industry players. We’re eagerly anticipating the opportunities it offers to all participants,” said Stephanie Yeoh, General Manager of Bidfood Malaysia.
As momentum builds, online pre-registration for FHM 2023 remains open until September 18, underlining the importance for trade visitors to seize this exceptional opportunity. Register at www.foodandhotel.com now to save on the RM50.00 admission fee applicable for walk-in registrations.
For further information, visit the official Food & Hotel Malaysia website (www.foodandhotel.com), where extensive details about exhibitors, groundbreaking products, and exclusive hotel rates are available. For the latest updates and activities at FHM 2023, follow Food & Hotel Malaysia on social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Contact the FHM Team at [email protected].
About Food & Hotel Malaysia
Food & Hotel Malaysia (FHM) is a highly anticipated premier biennial trade-only exhibition for the food and hospitality industry. Serving as a prominent platform for industry players to explore new business opportunities, FHM offers a wide array of product displays, conference programs, cooking demonstrations, and other engaging activities. Organized by Informa Markets, a subsidiary of Informa PLC, the largest B2B event organizer globally, FHM is a must-attend event for those aiming to stay current with industry trends and establish valuable connections. To learn more about FHM, visit www.foodandhotel.com.