Closing release – March 2018
- 300 international leading companies from 28 countries exhibited the best in innovations and technologies.
- 8,711 high-quality participants and 1,924 international participants were from 47 countries around the world, including Malaysia, Korea, China, Thailand, Singapore, India, Japan and more.
- The value of the livestock equipment industry will increase by up to 10% of the market value, and the total value is estimated to reach approximately 14 million USD after the fair.
- Professional Conference attracted 1,078 delegates, both local and international.
- The retention rate of the re-booking from exhibition grew up to 30%
ILDEX Vietnam 2018, the seventh edition of the International Livestock and Dairy Meat Processing, and Aquaculture Exposition drew to a close last week having showcased 300 leading exhibitors from 28 countries and attracted 8,711 trade participants from 47 countries. The specialist trade fair included various high technology, the latest equipment and full business solutions for the livestock and aquaculture industries. As there were interesting forms of technology on display in all areas, visitors were able to get hands-on experience of the latest in livestock equipment for farming and get new ideas to develop their businesses. The value of the livestock equipment industry will increase up to 10% in market value, and its total value is estimated to be around 14 million USD after the exhibition.
Jointly organized by VNU Exhibition Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. and Minh Vi Exhibition & Advertisement Service Co., Ltd (VEAS Co., Ltd), our influencer partner in Vietnam, the general sentiments on the success of the exhibition were reflected in the strong levels of exhibitor and buyer satisfaction with the show floor. The top 10 of the visitors and buyers came from Vietnam, Malaysia, Korea, China, Thailand, Singapore, India, Japan, Taiwan and the Netherlands. The re-booking rate for the exhibition grew to 30%.
Special thanks for the strong support go to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam (MARD), the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam (MOIT), the U.S. Consulate General, the General Consulate of the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Business France, Korea Feed Ingredients Association (KFIA) and China, who supported the country pavilions, and to Nong Lam University, the local and international media, and the top exhibitors who continuously support the conference program for all delegates. Special thanks go to the honored guests who joined the opening ceremony event of this edition, including the Consul-General of Thailand, the Royal Thai Consulate-General (HCM), the Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand (HCM Office), the Vice Consul (Commercial) of Thai Trade Center (HCM), the Vice Chairman of The Thai Business (Vietnam) Association, the Consul General of France, the Agricultural Counselor from Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Executive Director of Korea Feed Ingredients Association, and the Consulate Generals of India, Italy, Spain, Chile and Cambodia.
Mrs. Ureerat Ratanaprukse, Consul-General at the Royal Thai Consulate-General, Ho Chi Minh City delivered a speech at ILDEX Vietnam 2018 and said that “For people in this industry, ILDEX needs no further introduction as there have already been six successful editions. With over 300 regional and international participating brands including 12 from Thailand, ILDEX Vietnam 2018 will serve as a bridge of opportunities connecting sellers and buyers both for Vietnamese and international participants. It can be surely expected that the Expo will provide beneficial technologies in response to the growing demand for livestock, aquaculture and dairy products in Vietnam. In addition, the Expo is also in line with the policy of Thailand 4.0 and the Vietnamese Government’s Industry 4.0 as well as the Master Plan on Hi-tech Agricultural Zones through 2020, which will help to integrate Vietnam’s economy into the global supply chain. Therefore, in my view, it can complement Vietnam’s Industry 4.0 in terms of agricultural technology and processing and boost trade and investment relations between our two countries.”
In two years, ILDEX Vietnam 2020 will continue to expand and the event will be held from 18 to 20 March 2020 at Hall A1-A2, SECC in HCM, Vietnam. Demand for space is increasing and is stronger-than-ever from returning and new exhibitors who want to expand their businesses in Asia. Do not miss your chance to join ILDEX Vietnam 2020, the eighth edition of the International Livestock and Dairy Meat Processing, and Aquaculture Exposition. The exhibition continues to move forward with the objective “Livestock Industry Growth, Customized Service.”
Nthabiseng Maude Mthethwa – Deputy Director at the Resource Based Industries Invest South Africa, Department: Trade and Industry Republic of South Africa said that “This is the first time that we have participated in ILDEX Vietnam to see how the exhibition is, and to find opportunities for African companies in the future. We will definitely come back again, probably with 10-15 companies for South Africa to have booths here and then we can join the seminars and business discussions to expand the market with local people.”
“I’ve been to many exhibitions but ILDEX Vietnam is the first time for me. It is a good exhibition because many people walking inside the hall are real customers, really important buyers and the leading important exhibitors in this industry. The Hosted Buyer program is a nice program because as we are buyers and plan to buy something, and we are looking for some equipment but we don’t know how to find it or what to do. So the program is really helping us to find the right people and that’s really good” according to Mr. Atakan Yilmaz CELIK – International Buyer, ACC Otomasyon, Turkey
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