FHW 2015 to rollout in Bengaluru this June
ETW Staff – Mumbai
The 25th edition of Food Hospitality World (FHW) exhibition, will be held from June 11-13, 2015 at White Orchid Convention Centre, Bengaluru. The exhibition, will mark the debut of ‘Hospitality IT’ sphere through the CeBIT Insight Series that will welcome CIOs (Chief Information Officers) and IT heads, professionals etc from leading hotel brands such as Accor, The Leela, Hyatt and Rooms Tonight.
The exhibition spread over a floor space of 6,000 sq mtrs, will witness a total number of 150 exhibitors. Some of the key clients include: Amrit Group, Bunge India, Amira Basmati Rice, ID Fresh Foods, Forstar Foods, VKL Spices and many more. The inauguration panel for the exhibition include: Chef Surjan Singh Jolly, executive chef, JW Marriott, Bengaluru; Chandrashekar Hebba, president, Bruhat Bengaluru Hotel Association; M Rajendra, president, Karnataka Pradesh Hotel Restaurant Association. This year’s trade show will witness exhibitors coming from different segments of the food and hospitality industry like F&B, interiors, kitchen equipment, housekeeping, bakery and others, and will aim at providing solutions to various industry-related problems. This year, there will an interesting line-up of several events.
The first day of the exhibition will have a special honours evening felicitating 15 Hospitality Trailblazers who have made a unique distinction in the South Indian dining space. The second day will have sessions such as CeBIT Insight Series, a conference on leveraging the digital platform to enhance customer experiences in the hospitality industry; the Power of Purchase will focus on the new trends in purchasing, its role and the challenges for hospitality purchasing professionals. The third day will witness sessions like Hospitality Think Tank – GM’s Conclave and Hospitality Knowledge Exchange on Green Housekeeping.
For the knowledge exchange session, for the first time, Professional Housekeepers Association will be participating. While the Baking Contest will be a first time inclusion which will also have live demos by Institute of Baking & Cake Art (IBCA) that will be organised and overseen by one of India’s top Chef Manish Gaur who is also the director of IBCA. Association that have signed up for the exhibition include South India Hotels & Restaurant Association (SIHRA); Bangalore Hotels Association (BHA); HOTREMAI; Hospitality, Healthcare, Aviation, Travel and Tourism (HATT); Hospitality Purchasing Managers’ Forum (HPMF); Kerala Hotels & Restaurants Association (KHRA); Karnataka Pradesh Hotels & Restaurants Association (KPHRA); Telangana Hotels Association (TGHA); Kerala Bakery Association (BAKE); Hotel Association of Pondicherry (HAP); and Munnar Hotels & Resorts Association (MHRA).
The FHW trade show is organised by Global Fairs & Media – a joint venture between Hannover Milano Fairs India and The Indian Express.