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With 159,267 Visitors in Four Days, the Scale of HOTELEX Shanghai 2019 Reached Another Year High

The HOTELEX Shanghai 2019 Post Show Report
As one of the most famous trade exhibitions focusing on catering and hospitality industry, the HOTELEX Shanghai 2019 covered 230,000 m² of exhibiting space with 2,567 exhibitors from all over the world.
2019-04-23 22:00 624

SHANGHAI, April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- With the support from Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture and Tourism, and co-hosted with the China Tourist Hotel Association and the World Federation of Chinese Catering Industry, the HOTELEX Shanghai 2019, organized by UBM Sinoexpo, had come to a successful closing at the Shanghai New International Expo Center on April, 4, 2019.

The opening ceremony of HOTELEX 2019
The opening ceremony of HOTELEX 2019

The HOTELEX Shanghai 2019 is a leading trade show of the hospitality and catering industry. The exhibit categories include catering equipment, tableware, coffee & tea, food & beverage, bakery, ice cream, wine & spirits, and catering accessories. After 28 years of accumulation and development, the scale of the exhibition and the influence of the industry have reached a world-class level. The HOTELEX Shanghai 2019 covered 230,000 m² of exhibiting space with 2,567 domestic and overseas exhibitors from Italy, Spain, the United States, Germany, Japan, and other countries and regions. During the 4 days exhibition, 159,267 professional buyers, distributors and agents from the hotel and catering industry visited the HOTELEX Shanghai 2019, with an increase of 8.88% over the same period of last year. Visitors were from 123 countries and regions around the world, including 7,502 overseas visitors, which is 46.1% more than the year before.

159,267 visitors attended during four days
159,267 visitors attended during four days

7 professional forums and 19 industry events and performances was held during the HOTELEX 2019, focusing on the frontier topics in the hotel and catering industry, delivering trending products and new ideas for the entire industry, discussing new products and business opportunities. Compared with the previous year's exhibition, the HOTELEX 2019 continued to improve soft power and focus on service. This year, the HOTELEX tried to create an attractive exhibition environment that provides an interactive experience for visitors.

The coffee championships series, authorized by World Coffee Events, has been the eye-catching scenery for a long time at HOTELEX and attracted lots of visitors. The coffee championships activities included the 2019 China Barista Championship, 2019 China Latte Art Championship, 2019 China Cup Tasters Championship, 2019 China Coffee Roasting Championship, and 2019 China Brewers Cup. In addition, other exciting competitions such as the 2019 HOTELEX "The Rising Star" Chef Competition, 2019 Shanghai Pizza Master Competition, 2019 World Bread Contest, 2019 China Master Bartender Competition, and 2019 CLW Patisserie Elite Competition also made great contributions on attracting visitors from different sectors. On the purpose of propelling industry development, the show was also dedicated to launching industry forums targeting customized industry solutions by having experienced speakers share business stories and operation strategies.

The Shanghai Coffee & Foodie Festival, held at the same time as the exhibition, relied on the exhibition platform to create a coffee and gourmet show. Described as an exciting market that had more than 100 specialty cafes and popular street foods, which allowed visitors to enjoy coffee and foods from all over the world in one place.

Shanghai Coffee & Foodie Festival
Shanghai Coffee & Foodie Festival

HOTELEX has always been the indicator of the hospitality industry, constantly pursuing innovation and revolution. To better serve customer and market segmentation, we separated the HOTELEX into two phases. While the Phase I, which focused on catering industry, have just finished, the Phase II Hotel Plus, which highlights building, interior design, lighting, amenities, fitness & leisure, IT & security, will be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center from April 25-27, 2019.

As a leading exhibition series, the HOTELEX has been built as a reputable brand in the hospitality industry. The organizer will keep improving service quality in the next few years, and attracting more exhibitors worldwide to provide a professional matchmaking platform for both exhibitors and industrial buyers.

For more details please visit: https://en.hotelex.cn/shanghai-exhibition/

Media Cooperation Contact:

Mr. Alex Ni

Ms. Jennifer Zhan

Email: alex.ni@ubmsinoexpo.com

Email: jennifer.zhan@ubmsinoexpo.com

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