special programme | 6 to 8 March 2024


A bespoke programme for senior decision-makers scouting new opportunities for their businesses, find all suppliers in one place, at zero costs.

High – Value Business Meetings at Zero Cost

THAIFEX – HOREC Asia Hosted Buyer Programme is a cost-effective and time-efficient way to meet over 500 top-tier HORECA suppliers from the Asia Pacific. The bespoke programme, including flights, transfers and accommodation, is specially designed to facilitate your personalised calendar of high-value business meetings between you and suppliers, all in one place at one time.

Why Join?

  • Cost-effective and time-efficient way to meet HORECA suppliers
  • Priority access to online matching-making platform prior to trade show days
  • Enjoy free flights, transfers and accommodation
  • Priority access THAIFEX – HOREC Asia exclusive club

Who Qualifies?

  • Senior management holding job titles such as SVP/VP/Director F&B, Hotel Chain Senior Management, Head of Banqueting, Hotel Owners/GMs, Chefs, Hotel F&B Operation team, SVP/VP Directors of Procurement, Restaurant Owners and Entrepreneurs, Material Managers, Procurement Manager, Project Developer and Consultants, EAMs (Executive Assistant Manager) and potential dealer/buyer
  • Senior representative of companies and organisations based in Indo-China and Southeast Asia, including Thailand
  • Individuals from these industry fields: hotel, restaurant, catering and cafes

The Commitment?

  • Attend a minimum of 10 pre-scheduled meetings with matching exhibitors of choice during 6-8 Mar 2024.
  • Both Hosted Buyers and Exhibitors must complete the online rating on the business matching platform after each meeting to log the meeting session.
  • Embark on 1 Xperiential Zone guided tour
  • Hosted Buyers are free to check out the trade hall after the last meeting of each day.

How to be part of it

01. Apply

Complete your registration on THAIFEX – HOREC Asia website by early 2024. When registering, kindly state your products of interest as precise as possible.

02. Confirm

Approved buyers will receive a confirmation via email from the organiser. Organiser will ask for documents, including passport details etc. Upon collection of your documents, the organiser will provide you with flight and hotel details. You may then proceed to book your flight within the capped amount the organiser advises.

03. Prepare

Hosted Buyers will pre-select and schedule meetings with the relevant exhibitors onsite or via our online business matching platform. It is the responsibility of Hosted Buyers to secure a minimum of 10 meetings.

04. Attend

Hosted Buyers are scheduled to visit exhibitors’ booths for meetings lasting a minimum of 30 minutes, according to the pre-arranged meeting time and date. Following each meeting, both Hosted Buyers and Exhibitors are required to complete the online rating on the business matching platform to log the meeting session.

05. Get Reimbursed

Hosted Buyers expenses will be reimbursed upon fulfilling the minimum of 10 hosted buyer meetings.

Confirmed Hosted Buyers

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