Strong Industry Support for Seafood Expo Asia as Major Companies Confirm Participation

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 Exposition offers growth opportunities for global seafood suppliers.

Seafood Exposition Asia will open its doors in 2 months and a growing number of exhibitors are confirming their intention to participate at the region’s most prominent trade event for buyers and suppliers of high value fish and shellfish.

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The sixth installment of the exposition, scheduled to take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from the 8 – 10 September, 2015. Last year, the event welcomed more than 200 exhibiting companies and over 8,600 seafood buyers and suppliers from 71 countries. Aside from providing visitors with the opportunity to taste and explore the finest fish and seafood from different regions of the world, the 2015 exposition organized by Diversified Communications will serve as a professional forum that brings together the entire seafood industry for three days of business, networking and in-depth discussions.

“It is exciting to report that the exhibit space booked for this year’s event is more than 770 square meters larger than it was at this time last year,” says Seafood Expo Asia show director Ms. Terri Tsang.  “This growth is an indication that companies recognize the strong opportunities that the Asian market has to offer.”  Apart from offering specialist tastings, master classes and educational sessions, Seafood Expo Asia will offer a number of new initiatives including special country delegations, business matchmaking, hosted buyer programmes and networking events that are designed to encourage greater interaction between exhibitors, trade visitors and conference delegates.

In addition, the 2015 edition welcomes more than 55 new exhibiting companies with first time participants, including Lenger Seafoods Group and POSEIDON FOOD from the Netherlands, Trangs Group represented by their Vietnam office and several new exhibitors from France, Norway, Canada, Spain, Vietnam, USA, Netherlands, and Chile.

Commenting on Seafood Expo Asia, Ms. Tsang remarks that the findings of a survey conducted following the 2014 event revealed high exhibitor satisfaction with both the quality of trade visitors and level of orders with 91% of participants expressing that their objectives for exhibiting had been met. With regards to visitor demographics, Seafood Expo Asia welcomes a mix of industries including foodservice, hotel, catering, importers, exporters, distributors, wholesalers, retailers and manufacturing and processing companies.

For 2015, different regions of the world are strongly represented at Seafood Expo Asia. The exhibit hall will feature a record number of national and regional pavilions with at least 21 pavilions having so far confirmed their participation, such as Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, China, France, India, Indonesia, Korea, New Zealand, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States.

“Always a popular attraction, these respective pavilions are set to showcase the finest, premium fish and seafood from different regions of the world and in doing so provide increased sourcing options for visitors,” says Ms. Tsang while noting that the international reach and quality of attendees offers lucrative opportunities for participants to network and establish new business connections.

For more information about registration or Seafood Expo Asia, visit www.seafoodexpo.com/asia.  Seafood Expo Asia 2015 is open to trade professionals only. Enquiries about registration, please contact Ms. Alice Yan at (852) 3958 0593 or email at ayan@divcom.com .

Strong Industry Support for Seafood Expo Asia
as Major Companies Confirm Participation