1. I have not heard of f&f, is this a new event?
Yes, the launch event takes place in Bangkok in spring 2018. It is a two-day trade exhibition and conference for the flavour and fragrance industry. You can attend as a delegate with access to the two-day conference programme covering the industry’s latest topics as well as visiting the adjoining exhibition. It is a global event for people within the beverage, food, cosmetic, fragrance and essential oil industries to network and to do business, and to discover new raw materials and ingredients for their respective products.
2. Why should I attend?
The event is the global meeting point for key industry stakeholders serious about flavour and fragrance. It is a place to network and do business. The business platform show cases the latest raw materials and ingredients for the sector. It provides the exclusive and vital opportunity to experience a vast range of products in one place at one time. The conference which runs simultaneously alongside the exhibition will cover the latest industry hot topics and presentations from suppliers will highlight the latest innovative products and trends within the industry. In two days you can be ‘up-to-date’ with all the industry news.
3. How many people will be attending and who will they be?
We expect around 650 international attendees from the food, beverage, cosmetics and fragrance / perfume industry sectors. Individuals from SMEs and MNCs are middle to senior management with roles /responsibilities that include R&D and NPD, procurement, formulation, production & manufacturing, business sector owners, marketing and regulation & compliance.
4. Why is it located in Bangkok?
The city is one of the major business and transport hubs in Asia with direct access to China and the ASEAN region, plus efficient connections to Australasia, Europe and the US. It is an effective regional base to do business being a legal and commercial centre, and the centre of commerce in Thailand where many multinational companies have their regional headquarters. English is the business language and is widely spoken. A touristic and cultural centre providing a range of accommodation.
5. Where / whom can I buy a delegate ticket?
Tickets are available to purchase online at www.fandf.events. An early bird discount will be available. Alternatively, subscribers of some trade journals and magazines, and members of certain trade organisations, can benefit from special promotions for the purchasing of a delegate ticket. Check the website for more information.
6. What will the conference agenda / theme be?
It will cover the key industry hot topics presented by leading industry specialists. Topics include REACH 2018, toxicity, raw material availability, price volatility and naturals. The conference will be in English and copies of the presentations will be available to down load via a secure link only to attendees after the event.
7. Can I give a presentation at the event?
Yes. A number of 20mins prepaid commercial timed slots that form part of the event’s two day education programme are available. These take place in the purpose built seminar room that is fully equipped with laptop, audio visual equipment and screen. Each delegate attending a presentation will be electronically scanned you will receive their details. The cost is USD$350 / slot. Places are subject to availability. Please check the website for more information and availability.
8. Can I hire a meeting room for my own private meeting during the two-day event?
Yes. Meeting rooms are available on a daily basis, there are two types available.
Small meeting rooms (constructed of shell scheme) furnished with table and six chairs, side table, power socket and lockable door, are located within the exhibition hall.
Larger meeting rooms for around 40 and up to 100 people in classroom style, purpose built as part of the venue are available. Other seating / layouts are available on request.
For more information on meetings rooms, please see website. All meeting rooms are subject to availability.