FIAAP, VICTAM & GRAPAS ASIA 2016 concludes

IMG 20160329 162253The 2016 edition was bigger than ever before, drawing in thousands from across the world.FIAAP, VICTAM & GRAPAS was held at BITEC centre in Bangkok from 29-31 March this year

The event brought many of the feed and grain industry’s giants to one place to discuss market trends, network and negotiate potential business deals.

The show hosted about 223 exhibitors from more than 25 countries and was 11 per cent larger than the last show in 2014.

There was an overall positive response from both the exhibitors as well as visitors.

According to the organisers, there were 6,374 visitors, an all-time high for this show. A very high proportion of the visitors (40 per cent) were from outside Thailand.

The conference programme included Aquafeed Horizons Asia, FIAAP Animal Nutrition Conference, Petfood Forum Asia, Global Milling Conference with GRAPAS Asia, Biomass Asia and GMP+ Feed Safety Assurance.

Victam International BV, the event organisers, also arranged the 2nd ASEAN Feed and Rice Symposium. Speakers from IFIF, ADM, the Thai department of Livestock Development and FAO addressed the audience of senior international executives from the ASEAN feed and rice industries.

The ASEAN Feed Summit, was organised and funded by the Victam Foundation and hosted by the Thai Feed Mill Association. Held in closed session and chaired by Pornsil Patchrintanakul, President of the Thai Feed Mill Association, and moderated by Alexandra de Athayde, IFIF executive director, brought together senior feed regulators and industry representatives from Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

The next FIAAP, VICTAM & GRAPAS event in Asia will be from 27–29 March 2018.

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