Thailand gears up for VIV Asia 2015

VIV Asia 2015VIV Asia, the biggest regional tradeshow for agriculture, horticulture, livestock and fisheries, will be held in Thai capital of Bangkok on 11-13 March 2015

The trade fair would kick off the Agri-Food Business Week Asia event at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) and the organisers of the biggest regional tradeshow, VNU Exhibitions, said that they expect more Malaysian participants this year.

VNU Exhibitions Europe BV project manager Ruwan Berculo said that while VIV Asia 2015 would remain focused on poultry and eggs, the production of pork and the latest technologies involved with it would also be given more prominence as several leading suppliers of equipment had signed up to show their products for the first time. Among the other animal protein-related events include the Aquatic Asia conference and the Dairy Tech seminar covering the aquaculture and milk businesses.

“We estimate that there will over 35,000 animal protein professionals and associated buyers from Asia, Africa and the Middle East. We believe we will have people from every continent because the show has grown into such a big international event,” Berculo noted.

VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific project manager Chinakit Viphavakit said Horti Asia and Agri-Asia shows to be held 17-19 March, would be especially worthwhile for visitors, entrepreneurs and farmers because in addition to new technologies, there would also be exhibitions of machinery, expertise and innovations from many countries suitable for every size and range of investment.

New VIV MEA third VIV international hub
VIV Worldwide also announced VIV MEA that will be held from 16–18 February 2016 in Abu Dhabi, the UAE. VIV MEA joins VIV Europe and VIV Asia as the third international hub in the organiser’s portfolio of major business events for the animal protein sectors.

VIV MEA will be the new specialist Feed-To-Meat show serving the poultry, aquaculture and dairy industries in the Middle East, Africa, India and Central Asia.

VIV ASIA 2015 introduces pet health and nutrition
A special conference will take place during the VIV Asia 2015 to highlight the multi-billion-dollar companion animal market at world- and Asian level from the viewpoint of nutritional and healthcare products, particularly for dogs and cats.
The Pet Health and Nutrition Conference will be a one-day meeting for Asian feed manufacturers and supply companies wanting to develop their activity in the pet sector. It has been set on the opening day of VIV Asia 2015.

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