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Welcome to a realm where hospitality, innovation, and tradition coalesce under one spectacular roof. THAIFEX – HOREC Asia 2025 isn’t just an event; it’s the heart of the HORECA (Hotel, Restaurant, and Catering) industry, destined to chart new territories in Southeast Asia’s hospitality sector. Whether you’re a regular attendee or new to the industry, this guide will help you navigate the vibrant landscape of THAIFEX – HOREC Asia and ensure you get the most out of the event and experience. 

A Bit About THAIFEX HOREC Asia and the Event

Set against the dynamic backdrop of Bangkok, Thailand, from 5 to 7 March 2025, THAIFEX – HOREC Asia stands as the epicentre of hotel, restaurant, and catering innovations. The event is packed with industry leaders, new and exciting products, competitions, talks, and demonstrations. It’s a thriving platform for forging partnerships, elevating expertise, and championing excellence in hospitality. With the entire HORECA universe under one roof, the event promises a comprehensive overview across nine key segments: bakery and ice cream, café and bar, cleaning and laundry, dining, furnishing, kitchen, services, tech and wellness. This event is not to be missed for those in the hospitality industry. 

Why You Should Have a Plan Before Going

With an event of such magnitude, having a game plan is crucial. The sheer scale and diversity of THAIFEX – HOREC Asia can be overwhelming. Planning helps you focus on areas of your interest and ensures you take advantage of the opportunities for learning, networking, and business development. It’s about striking the right balance between structured meetings and spontaneous discoveries. Planning ahead means you won’t miss the special highlights of the day, such as talks from industry leaders, workshops and demos. Timetables and highlights are on our website, so be sure to check this before you come. For more information, you can also head to the web app here.

Best Ways to Navigate the HORECA Event Landscape

1. Prioritise Segments and Sessions

Start by identifying the segments and sessions that align with your interests and business needs. The THAIFEX – HOREC Asia website and web app are treasure troves of information to help you make informed decisions. Here you can check the exhibitor list and other products on the app to shortlist before going to the event.  Once you’ve locked in the must-attend sessions, you can plan around these.

2. Utilise the event app

Leverage technology to your advantage. Our event app, available on ios and the Google Play store, can provide real-time updates, floor maps, and scheduling tools to streamline your experience. This can help you save time and get the most out of your event.

3. Network Intelligently

Networking is more than exchanging business cards. You should engage in meaningful conversations and remember that quality trumps quantity. Make notes as you go, and don’t forget to follow up with connections afterwards.

4. Attend Events

Don’t miss the six parallel events, each offering you a unique experience and insights into the industry. There are some exciting events you won’t want to miss, from the ASEAN Barista Team Championship to the THAIFEX – HOREC Asia Innovation Awards. These events are hotbeds of inspiration.

5. Explore Innovations

The THAIFEX – HOREC Asia Xperiential Zone is a must-visit. It’s where the future of HORECA comes alive with breakthrough innovations and cutting-edge solutions.

6. Participate Actively

Engage in live demos, attend seminars, and be part of interactive sessions. Active participation enhances learning and networking opportunities. This is an excellent opportunity to speak to industry leaders and get inspiration.

Tips for First-Timers

  • Take notes and photos: document your learnings and experiences. These will be invaluable for post-event reflections and actions.
  • Be open to new experiences: embrace the unexpected. Sometimes, the most valuable connections and insights come from unplanned encounters.
  • Follow-Up post-event: the real magic happens after the event. Follow up with the contacts you’ve made to nurture those relationships.
  • Wear comfortable shoes: you’ll be on your feet most of the day. Comfortable footwear is a must. Please also note that covered, closed-toe shoes are required, as well as business attire, due to the nature of the event. 
  • Stay hydrated and nourished: regular breaks for water and food are essential to maintain your energy levels.

In conclusion, you should be organised and plan ahead to navigate the HORECA event landscape. This will ensure you get the most out of the event. For first-timers, it presents a world brimming with opportunities and insights. By planning your visit, engaging actively, and remaining open to new experiences, you can ensure that your time at THAIFEX – HOREC Asia is not just memorable but also immensely rewarding. Embrace the adventure, and let THAIFEX – HOREC Asia be the catalyst for your business success and personal growth in the dynamic world of HORECA.

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by Faith.Lim

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Welcome to a realm where hospitality, innovation, and tradition coalesce under one spectacular roof. THAIFEX – HOREC Asia 2025 isn’t just an event; it’s the heart of the HORECA (Hotel, Restaurant, and Catering) industry, destined to chart new territories in Southeast Asia’s hospitality sector. Whether you’re a regular attendee or new to the industry, this guide will help you navigate the vibrant landscape of THAIFEX – HOREC Asia and ensure you get the most out of the event and experience. 

A Bit About THAIFEX HOREC Asia and the Event

Set against the dynamic backdrop of Bangkok, Thailand, from 5 to 7 March 2025, THAIFEX – HOREC Asia stands as the epicentre of hotel, restaurant, and catering innovations. The event is packed with industry leaders, new and exciting products, competitions, talks, and demonstrations. It’s a thriving platform for forging partnerships, elevating expertise, and championing excellence in hospitality. With the entire HORECA universe under one roof, the event promises a comprehensive overview across nine key segments: bakery and ice cream, café and bar, cleaning and laundry, dining, furnishing, kitchen, services, tech and wellness. This event is not to be missed for those in the hospitality industry. 

Why You Should Have a Plan Before Going

With an event of such magnitude, having a game plan is crucial. The sheer scale and diversity of THAIFEX – HOREC Asia can be overwhelming. Planning helps you focus on areas of your interest and ensures you take advantage of the opportunities for learning, networking, and business development. It’s about striking the right balance between structured meetings and spontaneous discoveries. Planning ahead means you won’t miss the special highlights of the day, such as talks from industry leaders, workshops and demos. Timetables and highlights are on our website, so be sure to check this before you come. For more information, you can also head to the web app here.

Best Ways to Navigate the HORECA Event Landscape

1. Prioritise Segments and Sessions

Start by identifying the segments and sessions that align with your interests and business needs. The THAIFEX – HOREC Asia website and web app are treasure troves of information to help you make informed decisions. Here you can check the exhibitor list and other products on the app to shortlist before going to the event.  Once you’ve locked in the must-attend sessions, you can plan around these.

2. Utilise the event app

Leverage technology to your advantage. Our event app, available on ios and the Google Play store, can provide real-time updates, floor maps, and scheduling tools to streamline your experience. This can help you save time and get the most out of your event.

3. Network Intelligently

Networking is more than exchanging business cards. You should engage in meaningful conversations and remember that quality trumps quantity. Make notes as you go, and don’t forget to follow up with connections afterwards.

4. Attend Events

Don’t miss the six parallel events, each offering you a unique experience and insights into the industry. There are some exciting events you won’t want to miss, from the ASEAN Barista Team Championship to the THAIFEX – HOREC Asia Innovation Awards. These events are hotbeds of inspiration.

5. Explore Innovations

The THAIFEX – HOREC Asia Xperiential Zone is a must-visit. It’s where the future of HORECA comes alive with breakthrough innovations and cutting-edge solutions.

6. Participate Actively

Engage in live demos, attend seminars, and be part of interactive sessions. Active participation enhances learning and networking opportunities. This is an excellent opportunity to speak to industry leaders and get inspiration.

Tips for First-Timers

  • Take notes and photos: document your learnings and experiences. These will be invaluable for post-event reflections and actions.
  • Be open to new experiences: embrace the unexpected. Sometimes, the most valuable connections and insights come from unplanned encounters.
  • Follow-Up post-event: the real magic happens after the event. Follow up with the contacts you’ve made to nurture those relationships.
  • Wear comfortable shoes: you’ll be on your feet most of the day. Comfortable footwear is a must. Please also note that covered, closed-toe shoes are required, as well as business attire, due to the nature of the event. 
  • Stay hydrated and nourished: regular breaks for water and food are essential to maintain your energy levels.

In conclusion, you should be organised and plan ahead to navigate the HORECA event landscape. This will ensure you get the most out of the event. For first-timers, it presents a world brimming with opportunities and insights. By planning your visit, engaging actively, and remaining open to new experiences, you can ensure that your time at THAIFEX – HOREC Asia is not just memorable but also immensely rewarding. Embrace the adventure, and let THAIFEX – HOREC Asia be the catalyst for your business success and personal growth in the dynamic world of HORECA.