HOTELEX SHANGHAI 2019 - International Hospitality Equipment & Foodservice Expo

Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Foodservice & Catering

Address: Shanghai New International Expo Center (Hall No. W1, W2, W3, W4, W5, E7, E6, E5, E4, E3, E2, E1, N1, N2, N3, N4, N5), 2345 Longyang Road, Pudong Shanghai P.R.C. 201204
Date: 01 to 04 Apr '19

HOTELEX is a series of leading hospitality equipment, supplies and fine food trade fairs China, held in the cities of Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu and Guangzhou.

HOTELEX Shanghai covers the entire hospitality and catering value chain from Catering Equipment Supply, Tableware,to Food and Beverage, Bakery & Ice Cream, Coffee & Tea, Wine & Spirits, and more.

As the most international event of its kind in China with more than 26 years’ history, HOTELEX Shanghai attracts some 2,500 exhibitors, 146,267 visitors and 5,135 overseas buyers , creating an excellent platform for sourcing, procurement and industry exchange.

HOTELEX Shanghai also plays host to 30+ world-renowned special events, ranging from barista championships, cooking competitions, baking competitions, uniform shows and table art competitions to bring together an unparalleled experience for industry professionals and beyond.

The next HOTELEX Shanghai will take place on April 1-4, 2019 and runs concurrently with EXPO FINEFOOD 2019

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The Largest and Most International Trading Platform in the Region
As the most international event of its kind in China with more than 25 years’ history, HOTELEX Shanghai attracts some 2,352 exhibitors, 143,500 visitors and 4,800 overseas buyers every year.

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People's enthusiasm for food stems from the pursuit of a better life. China's food consumption expenditure has jumped to the top in the world. The Chinese people spend a lot in the food sector, and show a strong consumer demand in this industry. The strong consumption potential has attracted many overseas fine food suppliers to target the Chinese market, and all of them want to seize market share.

With the increasing development of the economy and the continuous development of tourism, the catering industry is also developing rapidly, which drives the catering equipment industry.

HOTELEX will create an ice cream area with the theme of health that will attract nearly 100 manufacturers and suppliers of world-renowned ice cream brands. At the same time, the Gelato Championship will be held at the exhibition.

The tableware industry is gradually developing along with the catering industry development. The development of the global catering industry is affected by many factors such as history and culture, climate environment, economic development, religious beliefs and traditional habits. There are differences among tableware industry globally.

The HOTELEX brings together the world's top cafe design concepts, great coffee equipment and raw materials, the most authoritative industry events, the most professional buyers, and jointly create a one-stop business communication platform for the coffee industry.

HOTELEX Shanghai has been engaging a “That’s Spirits” community through an industry magazine and a WeChat public account, which actively promote onsite events such as the “That’s Spirits Carnival” for spirits sampling at a very low price. The China Master Bartender Competition and Bartender Master Class attract hundreds of visitors, which provide more avenues to promote your brands.

In 2017, HOTELEX started to hold the “World Bread Contest”--- the world's highest level bakery competition in China. It aims to promote the development of baking technology, tap the market potential and talents of the bakery industry, and provide a stage for competition and performance for professional bakers.

HOTELEX will organize the Fashion Drinks Competition to seek professionals for the industry, and to provide a display platform for beverage suppliers as well. This exciting event aims to lead the fashion trend of the beverage industry, and to create the most popular drinks.

Dining has gradually developed social functions. Thus, in addition to the foods on the table, the environment and atmosphere of a restaurant and other details are also very important. With the rapid development of catering industry, the development of catering accessories has also been improved.

Who Should Attend

- Hotel Supplies & Equipment Importers / Exporters / Distributors
- Hotel Supplies & Equipment Manufacturers / OEMs / ODMs
- Hotels / Resorts / Motels / Serviced Apartments / Country Clubs
- Clubhouses / Sports Centers / Theme Parks / Leisure Centers / Spa & Wellness Centers / Theaters
- Food & Beverage Importers / Exporters / Distributors / Retailers
- Food & Beverage Manufacturers
- Restaurants / Fast Food Chains / Snack Bars / Takeaways
- Cafés / Teahouses
- Bakeries / Patisseries / Pizza Shops
- Ice Cream Parlors / Sweet Shops / Confectioners / Chocolatiers
- Bars / Pubs / Night Clubs / Karaoke Bars
- Foodservice – Airlines / Cruise Lines / Factories / Hospitals / Governments /
Other Institutions
- Department Stores / Supermarkets / Hypermarkets / Grocery Stores / Convenience Stores / Duty Free Shops
- Hospitality / Culinary Institutions
- F&B Logistics & Transportation
- Hospitality & Foodservice Consultancies
- Chains / Franchisers / Franchisees
- Media


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Shanghai New International Expo Center (Hall No. W1, W2, W3, W4, W5, E7, E6, E5, E4, E3, E2, E1, N1, N2, N3, N4, N5)

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Shanghai New International Expo Center (Hall No. W1, W2, W3, W4, W5, E7, E6, E5, E4, E3, E2, E1, N1, N2, N3, N4, N5)

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Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co., Ltd

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