Informa Markets has introduced the return of its full Fi World occasion calendar. In 2023, the complete complement of Fi occasions all over the world, from flagship occasion Fi Europe to regional editions in Asia, Africa and the Americas, will likely be again in full drive. The worldwide occasion will give meals and beverage professionals in each area of the world an in-person trade platform for sourcing, networking and studying alternatives.
The Fi World calendar kicks off in Could, with Fi Africa, a components sourcing occasion for the rising African meals and beverage trade. Co-located with ProPak MENA, the occasion opens on 28 Could and can welcome 10,000 guests and over 350 exhibiting corporations. Onsite highlights embody the Ladies’s Networking Breakfast, in partnership with Ladies of Egypt Community, the Fi Africa convention, supported by USAID, networking occasions and the hosted purchaser programme.
Jun will see the eagerly anticipated return of Hello & Fi Asia China as China reopens for worldwide enterprise after three years of closures. Fi South America, Fi India, Fi Asia Thailand and Fi North America comply with in fast succession throughout Aug, Sep and Oct, offering focused trade boards for tastemakers in these areas. The finale is Fi Europe, which returns to Frankfurt on the finish of Nov, persevering with a 35-year custom because the spotlight of Europe’s most-awaited meals and beverage components trade occasion.
By offering world protection by region-specific occasions, the Fi World sequence affords meals and beverage personnel a cost-effective, environment friendly and sustainable method of doing worldwide enterprise. It’s the splendid discussion board for corporations who’re searching for to future-proof their world provide chains, enter new geographical markets, uncover new components and glean intelligence on regional market developments.
Julien Bonvallet, group model director of Informa Markets, commented: “We’re so excited to have the ability to placed on a full programme of worldwide occasions once more this 12 months. The uncertainty of the previous couple of years has resulted in a number of pent-up demand from markets all around the world for alternatives to do enterprise in particular person; nowhere is that this more true than within the meals and beverage trade the place individuals need to style the merchandise, meet the inventors behind the components and get fired up about innovation.”
He continued: “We stay up for bringing 1000’s of suppliers and patrons of components and options collectively to construct worthwhile new partnerships throughout 2023 and past by our complete programme of occasions throughout the globe. It guarantees to be a 12 months of progress for the meals and beverage trade and these occasions will likely be key for fostering the innovation and fuelling the eagerness that can drive this progress.”
This 12 months additionally sees the launch of a brand new model identification for the Fi portfolio of occasions. The brand new identification is impressed by the collective transformational energy of the meals trade and the style creativity that ensues when totally different components come collectively.
Bonvallet mentioned: “We’re proud to be the platform the place the tastemakers of the meals and beverage trade can speed up innovation, create a world of style and construct a sustainable future for meals. That is conveyed by our new identification, which is empowering, vibrant, dependable and nurturing.”
The complete calendar of Fi World occasions for 2023 are as such:
- Fi Africa: 28-30 Could in Cairo, Egypt,
Hello & Fi Asia China: 19-21 Jun in Shanghai, China
- Fi South America: 08-10 Aug in São Paulo, Brazil
- Fi India: 17-19 Aug in Mumbai, India
- Hello Korea: 30 Aug-1 Sep in Seoul Korea
- Fi Asia Thailand: 20-22 Sep in Bangkok, Thailand
- Hello Japan: 4-6 Oct in Tokyo, Japan
- Fi North America: 23–27 Oct in Las Vegas, USA
- Fi Europe: 28–30 Nov in Frankfurt, Germany
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