What is HOFEX?

HOFEX – Asia’s Leading Food & Hospitality Tradeshow, has been taking the industry on numerous extraordinary journeys of culinary delicacies from all over the world in the past 30 years, bringing the most comprehensive selection of Food & Drinks, Hospitality Equipment & Supplies products to Asia.




Trade Buyers





Frequency Biennial
Show Dates 8th – 11th May 2017
Opening Hours
8th – 10th (Monday to Wednesday) 10:30 – 18:30
11th (Thursday) 10:30 – 17:00
Venue Hall 1A-E, 3B-G and 5D-G
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Organiser UBM HKES

[ Admission ]

The Exhibition is for trade visitors aged 18 or above only. Qualified trade visitors please bring their business card for onsite registration. The Organiser reserves the rights to verify the trade identity of visitors and to refuse admission to any visitor deemed inappropriate.


Thank you for interested in registering HOFEX 2017. The pre-registration is now closed. Please register onsite with your business cards from 8 – 11 May 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Exhibits Profile


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


• Prime Cuts
• Cured Meat
• Sausages
• Fresh Meat


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


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

Food & Drink /
Organic Products

(Chilled / Frozen / Processed)

Foodservice Equipment

Wine / Spirits / Beer


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


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


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


• Coffee Bean / Powder
• Espresso Machine & Barista Equipment
• Roasting Machines
• Tea leaves
• Cups

Bakery Equipment & Ingredients

Hospitality Interiors / Hotel Supplies

Hospitality Technology

Coffee / Tea


HOFEX 2017
Post Show Report


HOFEX 2017
Advance Buyer’s Guide


HOFEX 2017



Floor Plan

1F En
3F En
5F En



HOFEX 2017 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.

Address 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong



The organizer of HOFEX has merged with UBM and is now known as “UBM HKES”.

UBM plc is the largest pure-play B2B Events organiser in the world. In an increasingly digital world, the value of connecting on a meaningful, human level has never been more important. At UBM, our deep knowledge and passion for the industry sectors we serve allow us to create valuable experiences where people can succeed. At our events people build relationships, close deals and grow their businesses. Our 3,750+ people, based in more than 20 countries, serve more than 50 different sectors – from fashion to pharmaceutical ingredients. These global networks, skilled, passionate people and market-leading events provide exciting opportunities for business people to achieve their ambitions.

For more information, go to www.ubm.com; for UBM corporate news, follow us on Twitter at @UBM ,UBM Plc LinkedIn

Please visit www.ubm.com/global-reach/UBM-Asia for more information about our presence in Asia.


Unit 1203, 12/F, Harcourt House,
39 Gloucester Road,
Wanchai, Hong Kong

: Ms Karina Yu (Visiting)
: Ms Abby Cheung (Exhibiting)
: +852 2804 1500
: +852 2528 3103
: [email protected]
: www.hkesallworld.com


12/F, Westminster Tower
3 Albert Embankment
London SE1 7SP United Kingdom

: Ms Fiona Murray
(Food & Drinks)
: Mr Martyn Cox
: +44 (0)20 7840 2146
: +44 (0)20 7840 2111
: [email protected]
: www.allworldexhibitions.com


No. 1 Jalan Kilang Timor
#09-03 Pacific Tech Centre
Singapore 159303

: Mr Davin Er
: +65 6233 6777
: +65 6233 6768
: [email protected]

International RECOGNITION

UFI (The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry)

The International status of HOFEX was officially recognised by UFI (The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry) for its professionalism. UFI is the world association of trade fairs and exhibitions and the only worldwide organisation in its field. HKES is one of the few exhibition organisers in Hong Kong elected as a member of the UFI. Membership is only awarded to fairs which have a proven record of international exhibitors and visitor facilities which conform to the highest standards as laid down in the UFI rules.

: www.ufi.org

HKECIA (Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association)

HKECIA was founded in May 1990 to act as an advisory body to its members and by working closely with all relevant organisations, promote the well-being and good standing of the industry. HKES, as a founding member of HKECIA, plays an important and active role in the Hong Kong and China exhibition scene.

: www.exhibitions.org.hk

Supporting Associations


Hong Kong Tourism Board


  • 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)
People’s Republic of China
  • 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
Southeast Asia & Other Countries & Region
  • 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