The 1st Vietnam International Coffee and Dessert Fair to Open with Big Prizes and Business Opportunities

2016-04-12 15:00 1815

SEOUL, South Korea, April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With the cafe market size increasing by 12% every year, and a growing consumer market, Vietnam is a prime market to host the coffee and dessert fair. Over the next five years the number of cafes in Vietnam are expected to increase by 15%, adding more variety to the trendy coffee scene.

The first Vietnam International Coffee and Dessert Fair is opening at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam from June 8-10, 2016. The show will bring together the world's best brands and coffee experts for a wide range of events including the first Vietnam Super Barista Championship.

Organized by Coex, Korea's premier exhibition organizer, the Vietnam Super Barista Championship will showcase the best barista talent in Vietnam in a two-round competition with large cash prizes. The primary round will be held on May 28th at the Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel where the top 10 baristas will be selected. The final round will take place on June 9th at the Vietnam International Coffee and Dessert Fair at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC).

The first place winner will receive 30 million VND, second place, 10 million VND, third place 5 million VND, the most promising competitor 2 million VND, and three competitors will receive consolation prizes of 1 million VND.

Other events include the Gold Label, a special platform displaying a range of brand new products released for 2016. There will also be a Marketing Stage where expert sessions and press conferences for new products will be held. For professionals, or people interested in breaking into the industry, a one day class will be held where participants can hear from seasoned experts. Lastly, Coex will operate its time-tested 1:1 business matching program to maximize opportunities between exhibitors and qualified buyers.

Deadline for exhibitor applications is April 29th 2016 and application forms can be found at the website at For more information about the first Vietnam International Coffee and Dessert Fair, contact the show secretariat at

Source: Coex