What is HOFEX?

Remarking 32 years of excellence, HOFEX – Asia’s Leading Food & Hospitality Tradeshow, has been taking the industry on numerous extraordinary journeys of culinary delicacies from all over the world, bringing the most comprehensive selection of Food & Drinks, Hospitality Equipment & Supplies products to Asia.


Years of History


International Brands


Exhibiting Countries


Regional Visitors

Frequency Biennial
Show Dates 7 – 10 May 2019
Opening Hours
7 – 9 May (Tue to Thu) 10:30 – 18:30
10 May (Fri) 10:30 – 17:00
Venue Hall 1, 3 and 5D-G,
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Organiser UBM Asia Ltd

The Exhibition is for trade visitors aged 18 or above only. The Organiser reserves the rights to verify the trade identity of visitors and to refuse admission to any visitor deemed inappropriate.


UBM Asia Ltd
Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is the largest events organiser in Asia, India and SE Asia. We are also the leading commercial organiser in China. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global presence in 25 major cities with 33 offices and over 1,600 employee.

With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 11 market sectors with over 290 events, 28 targeted trade publications, 18 round-the-clock online products for over 2,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world. We provide a one-stop diversified global service for high-value business matching, quality market news and online trading networks.

Exhibit Profile

Food & Drink / Organic Products

  • Canned / Processed Food
  • Frozen / Chilled Food
  • Seafood
  • Snacks & Confectionery
  • Beverages

(Chilled / Frozen / Processed)

  • Prime Cuts
  • Cured Meat
  • Sausages
  • Fresh Meat

Foodservice Equipment

  • Cleaning & Laundry
  • Displayware / Tableware
  • Foodservice / Catering Equipment
  • Refrigeration Equipment
  • Storage Systems

Wine / Spirits / Beer

  • Bar Equipment & Accessories
  • Champagne
  • Spirits & Liquor & Beer
  • Whisky
  • Wine

Bakery Equipment & Ingredients

  • Bakery Equipment & Supplies
  • Ice-Cream / Gelato / Sorbet
  • Icing / Cake Decorations
  • Ingredients / Essences / Agents
  • Packaging Solutions

Hospitality Interiors / Hotel Supplies

  • Beds & Beddings
  • Furniture & Interior Supplies
  • Guestroom Amenities
  • Spa & Resort Facilities

Hospitality Technology

  • Catering / Retail Systems
  • Hotel / Guest Service Systems
  • In-room Technologies
  • Restaurant Technologies

Coffee / Tea

  • Espresso Machine & Barista Equipment
  • Roasting Machines
  • Tea leaves
  • Cups

Hall Map


HOFEX 2019 will take place in the award-winning, multpurpose-built Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre which is one of the largest in Asia. Located in heart of Wanchai on the Hong Kong Island, the centre is one of the world’s most impressive, efficient and functional exhibition venues for exhibitors and buyers alike.

  1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Associations & Organisations

Major Supporters

Other Supporters

  • Association for Hong Kong Catering Services Management Ltd
  • Association of Restaurant Managers
  • Chinese Cuisine Training Institute of Vocational Training Council
  • Disciples Escoffier Hong Kong
  • Federation of Hong Kong Restaurant Owners Ltd
  • Fish Marketing Organization (FMO)
  • Harilela Strategic Group
  • Hong Kong Bakery & Confectionery Association
  • Hong Kong Bar & Club Association
  • Hong Kong Bartenders Association
  • Hong Kong Chefs Association
  • Hong Kong Chinese Chefs Association
  • Hong Kong Consultants Society International (FCSI) Asia Pacific
  • Hong Kong Federation of Restaurants & Related Trades
  • Hong Kong Food Council
  • Hong Kong Hotels Association
  • Hong Kong Ice Carving Association
  • Hong Kong Interior Design Association
  • Hong Kong Professional Coffee Association
  • Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency
  • Hong Kong Retail Technology Industry Association
  • Hong Kong Sommelier Association
  • Hong Kong Tourism Board
  • Hong Kong Wine Judges Association
  • Hong Kong Wine Chamber of Commerce
  • Hospitality Industry Training & Development Centre of Vocational Training Council
  • International Facility Management Association
  • International Food Safety Association
  • Lan Kwai Fong Association
  • Openrice Limited
  • Speciality Coffee Association Of Hong Kong & P.R.China
  • Stanley Restaurants Association
  • The Club Managers’ Association of Hong Kong
  • The Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners
  • The Hong Kong Food, Drink & Grocery Association
  • The Sai Kung Food and Beverages Association
  • Vegetable Marketing Organization (VMO)
  • All China Bakery Association
  • China Condiment Industrial Association
  • China Cuisine Association
  • China Guangzhou Western Food Association
  • China Tourist Hotels Association
  • ChongQing Shi Food Chamber of Commarco
  • Culinary Art Master Club
  • Guangdong Cold Chain Association
  • Guangdong Logistics Industry Association
  • Guangdong Restaurant Association
  • Guangdong Area Cooking Association
  • Guangdong District Catering Trade Association
  • Guangzhou Hotels Association
  • Guangzhou Restaurant & Catering Association
  • Guangzhou Yuexiu District Food Chamber of Commerce
  • Guangzhou Yuexiu Restaurant & Catering Association
  • Jejiang Cuisine Association
  • Nanjing Catering Assocication
  • Ningbo Hotels Assocication
  • Ningbo Restaurant and Cuisine Assocation
  • Shanghai Association Of Refrigerated Warehouses
  • Shanghai Chain Operations Association
  • Shanghai Cuisine Association
  • Shanghai Food Association
  • Shanghai Hotel Industry Association
  • Shanghai Restaurants Association
  • Shenzhen Catering Service Trade Association
  • Shenzhen Hotel Association
  • Shenzhen Retail Business Association
  • Sichuan Provincial Department of Commerce
  • Sichuan Provincial Hospitality Industrial Association
  • 廣州技師協會餐飲分會
  • Indonesian Hotel & Restaurant Association
  • Japan Hotel Association
  • Nippon Bartenders Association
  • Korea Cooks Association
  • Korea Hotel Association
  • Korean Bartenders Association
  • Association of Macau Restaurant Merchants
  • Association of Bartenders & Sommelier of Macau
  • Macau Culinary Association
  • Macao Government Tourism Office
  • Macau Hotel Association
  • União de Bartenders e Cocktails de Macau
  • Chefs Association of Malaysia, Penang Chapter
  • Malaysian Association of Hotels
  • Association of Purchasing Managers of Hotels and Restaurants of Philippines
  • Hotel & Restaurant Association of The Philippines
  • Philippines Bartenders League
  • Association of Bartenders Singapore
  • Singapore Chefs Association
  • Singapore Hotel Association
  • Bartenders Association of Taiwan
  • Food and Beverage Association
  • Thai Bartenders Club
  • Thai Chefs Association
  • Thai Hotels Association
  • Thai Retailer Association
  • ASEAN Hotel & Restaurant Association
  • Associao Brasileira de Bartenders
  • Australian Bartenders Guild
  • Czech Bartenders Association
  • Dansk Bartender Laug
  • Deutche Barkeeper Union
  • Finlands Bartenders och Supporters Klubb
  • International Hotel & Restaurant Association
  • Nederlandse Bartenders Club
  • New Zealand Bartenders Guild
  • Polish Bartenders Association
  • Saigon Bartenders Club
  • Swedish Bartenders Guild
  • WACS – World Association of Chefs Societies

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