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Food & Beverage Innovation Forum @ Hangzhou International Expo Center
Apr 23 – Apr 25 all-day



Food & Beverage Innovation Forum 2019 (FBIF 2019), themed as Gaining New Momentum from Open Innovation, will be held in Hangzhou, China, with 4000 industry insiders expected to attend. Currently, FBIF2019 have confirmed 110+ speakers and juries globally, and 30+ senior executives in the CEO Grand Meeting of FBIF 2019.

The three-day FBIF2019 consists of Plenary Session, Product Innovation, Marketing Innovation, InnoPack and Food & Money, and two awards ceremonies for “Marking Awards” and “Hello Foods Prize”. In the meantime, the Food Show next to FBIF2019 is worth expecting.

FBIF is one of the most influential industry forums in Asia-Pacific. It is dedicated to promoting industry development through sharing the most updated successful cases and communicating upcoming trends across the globe in the F&B industry.

WQA Convention & Exposition @ Las Vegas Convention Center
Apr 23 – Apr 25 all-day

The Water Quality Association is gearing up for the 2019 WQA Convention & Exposition along with its second annual WQA Business Boot Camp. A new and expanded Convention website offers easy-to-use access to registration, housing and event information for the event, set for April 23-25, 2019, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The theme this year is ‘Solutions,’ as the convention offers the water treatment solutions industry leaders need to work for the betterment of water quality around the world.

Education sessions are scheduled on all three days of the event, which for more than 40 years has connected dealers, manufacturers and consultants with the latest in trends, research, education and networking opportunities. Featured sessions include insights from the 2019 Consumer Opinion Study, a look at trending legislative topics, and updates on the latest research in water quality. Most of the courses offer Continuing Professional Development credit toward certification, and the professional certification exam is offered at a discounted fee.

Attendees will find a new look and feel to the floor of this year’s trade show, which is open April 24 and 25 and offers opportunities to learn about the latest products and services in drinking water treatment. Learn more and register at

Food & Hotel Vietnam @ Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC)
Apr 24 – Apr 26 all-day
Food & Hotel Vietnam @ Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) | Hồ Chí Minh | Vietnam

After having held eight successful editions, Food & Hotel Vietnam has gradually asserted its position as a Vietnamese leading-trade show for the hospitality industry and has become a reliable destination for many leading domestic and foreign enterprises.

For its return in 2019, many brand-name companies in the field of restaurants and hotels from around the world will continue to visit Food & Hotel Vietnam to create a dynamic economic forum to raise potential investment opportunities and promote the hospitality segment, one of the top developing industries with the  in the Vietnam market.

NAMA Show @ Las Vegas Convention Center
Apr 24 – Apr 26 all-day
NAMA Show @ Las Vegas Convention Center | Las Vegas | Nevada | United States

NAMA is still the place to get all of the resources you need to achieve your business goals and meet the entire convenience services industry. Discover new technology, products and services from nearly 300 exhibitors, understand how to leverage emerging trends, and build a powerful network of industry allies to grow your business at the premier event for vending, coffee services, micro market and foodservice professionals.

China International Self-service, Kiosk and Vending Show @ Hall N4 and N5, Shanghai New International Expo Center, Shanghai, China
Apr 25 – Apr 27 all-day



Covering a total exhibition area of 200,000 sqm and expecting to attract more than 100,000 buyers, the 16th China International Self-service, Kiosk and Vending Show (CVS) is not to be missed. Showcasing products by international industry heavyweights, including self-service terminals and solutions, comprehensive vending systems, Kiosk, currency identification systems, self-service printing equipment, mobile payment terminal equipment, smart card reader, vending machine related accessories and services, this essential event brings together everything for your vending needs under one roof.

Seminar: Next steps for food regulation in the UK
Apr 30 all-day



This seminar, as part of the Westminster Food & Nutrition forum, will discuss the future of food regulation.

Delegates will assess the ongoing implementation of the FSA’s ‘Regulating Our Future’ (ROF) programme which aims to create a modernised regulatory system for food that is risk-based, agile and resilient.

Discussion is also expected on the impact of changes on local authorities and food businesses, along with the potential impact of amendments to the Food Law Codes of Practice for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, aimed at supporting the implementation of ROF.

Further sessions will consider the future of food regulation following the UK’s exit from the European Union – assessing scenarios for collaboration and standards going forward, as well as the impact of any changes on trade with and beyond the EU.

Vietnam Int’l Café Show @ Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center, Vietnam
May 2 – May 4 all-day

Vietnam Int’l Café Show 2019 is a trade event alongside Cafe Show brands, especially Seoul Int’l Cafe Show has been gaining the reputation as “Asia No.1 coffee event”.

In 2018, Vietnam Int’l Cafe Show successfully recorded 230 booths from 18 countries including Vietnam, Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Peru, Colombia, Italy, India, Japan, Switzerland, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Thailand, Germany, South Africa, USA, France and Russia, and over 25,000 visitor rates.

Vietnam Int’l Café Show 2019 continues to feature the best exhibits of F&B industry from local and foreign companies. This trade event forms new business opportunities and valuable co-operation for everyone.

Concurrent Events:

  • Vietnam National Barista Championship (VNBC)
  • Vietnam National Latte Art Championship (VNLC)
  • Vietnam Signature Battle (VSB)
  • Cherry’s Choice
  • Sweet Class
  • Coffee Training Station

Why Vietnam Int’l Café Show 2019?

  • Approach professionals, Embassies and Associations
  • Meet decision makers and generate contracts
  • Promote new products/services on various medias
  • Meet distributors, local and foreign partners
  • Research the market
  • Explore new trends and technologies
  • Participate in interesting concurrent events and national beverage competitions

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Seeds & Chips @ Fieramilano
May 6 – May 9 all-day


Seeds & Chips – The Global Food Innovation Summit is one of the world’s leading events in the field of food innovation, an exceptional showcase entirely dedicated to the promotion of technologically advanced solutions and talents from all over the world. The show provides an exhibition area and a conference schedule to present, tell and discuss themes, models and innovations that are changing the way food is produced, transformed, distributed, consumed and told.

At the fourth edition of Seeds & Chips – The Global Food Innovation Summit, the event included former US secretary of state John Kerry and Howard Schultz, executive chairman of Starbucks. It hosted over 300 speakers from all over the world with 12,600 visitors.

The fifth edition will take place at MiCo Milano Congressi from 6–9 May. The Summit includes more than 30 thematic conference sessions with hundreds of speakers who discuss their work and offer solutions to our most pressing challenges. 

Topics explore every aspect of the agrifood chain including precision agriculture, traceability, AI, circular economy, investment, and open innovation.

Tuttofood @ Fiera Milano
May 6 – May 9 all-day

Tuttofood is the international B2B show dedicated to food and beverages, and is organised by Fiera Milano from 6-9 May 2019. In just 6 editions, it has become the perfect showcase for presenting one’s products to the national and international markets.

It is the only industry show on the Italian trade show scene with a truly international feel, and meets the needs of companies that look mainly to the Italian market as well as companies that are focusing on exporting. As the fastest growing trade show in Europe, Tuttofood is an effective showcase for testing out innovative ideas and experiences.

Food Safety Summit @ Donald Stephens Convention Center
May 6 – May 9 all-day
Food Safety Summit @ Donald Stephens Convention Center | Rosemont | Illinois | United States

The 21st Annual Food Safety Summit will address the importance of food safety throughout the supply chain and how each community that makes up the ecosystem is connected. With case studies, educational sessions, peer-to-peer conversations, and new technologies, the show will provide a wide range of applicable, real-world solutions to identify needs and situations for the food community.

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