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APAC Leisure and Hospitality: Key Tradeshows 2024

As domestic and international travel continued to pick up momentum after the pandemic, investment in Asia Pacific hotels rose too, with around 10 billion USD recorded in revenue in 2022 according to studies. Nueconomy understands the significance of this thriving sector and its potential impact on economic development. In our ongoing commitment to providing market insights, we’ve identified a curated list of must-attend industry events for economic development organizations seeking to engage with the high-growth leisure and hospitality industry in the APAC region.

  1. Hospitality Asia Forum 2024
    Date: Multiple
    Venue: Multiple

    This series of events features a stellar lineup of individual tourism and hospitality events. The Hospitality Asia Event series is thus a defining brand within the leisure and hospitality sector and welcomes participation from decision-makers from key companies, investors, and other industry experts to participate in collaboration, information exchange and strategic alliance opportunities.

    The events included under this umbrella are
  • 7th Hospitality Asian Conference (HIC), January 30-31, 2024, Le Meridien Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 7th Hospitality Vietnam Conference (HVC), April 3-5, 2024, Caravelle Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • 3rd Hospitality Thailand Conference (HTC), May 15-16, 2024, Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 4th Hospitality Malaysia Conference (HMC), June 12-13, 2024, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Malaysia
  • Hospitality South Korea Conference (HSKC), January 2025, Seoul, South Korea
  • Hospitality Philippines Conference (HPC), September 11-12, 2024, Marriott Manila, Philippines
  • 3rd Hospitality Japan Conference (HJC), October 8-9, 2024, at The Capitol Hotel Tokyu, Tokyo, Japan
  1. HOFEX 2025
    Date: 14-16 May 2025
    Venue: Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre

    HOFEX is Asia’s leading Food and Hospitality tradeshow, geared up to celebrate 36 years since its inception and its next edition in May 2025. HOFEX showcases the best of all culinary delicacies, food and drinks, and hospitality equipment and products of the world. Over 1,200 brands from around 27 countries come together and leverage this platform to exhibit their products and connect with over 30,000 professional buyers in the Asia Pacific region and beyond. 
  1. THAIFEX – HOREC Asia 2024
    Date: 5-7 March 2025
    Venue: IMPACT MUANG THONG THANI, BANGKOK, THAILAND

    THAIFEX- HOREC Asia’s 2024 edition brought together over 350 companies from 23 different countries to exhibit their products and solutions to over 16,000 visitors and buyers. The 2024 edition also mobilised an impressive 91 million USD worth of orders in total, including 10 million USD worth of on-the-spot orders. 
  1. 23rd IAAPI AMUSEMENT EXPO
    Date: 19 – 21 February 2025
    Venue: Mumbai Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India
    The IAAPI Amusement Expo is a three-day event focusing on major innovations and issues in the amusement industry. The conference gathers a comprehensive range of products and services for participants, buyers, and investors to explore, as well as gives them an avenue to collaborate, exchange ideas, and leverage unmatched growth opportunities. The expo welcomes visitors from all around the world. 
  1. Hotel Investment Conference- South Asia 2024
    Date: 3-4 April 2024
    Venue: JW Marriott Bengaluru Golfshire Resort & Spa, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

    HICSA, a premier forum for the global hospitality sector is geared up for its 2024 edition. HICSA extends vast opportunities and sessions of unparalleled quality, and the upcoming edition, with the theme ‘Savouring South Asia: Innovations in Food, Tech & Design’ is expected to welcome over 700 attendees, from the demographics of hotel owners, developers, professional advisors, and global brands. HISCA is organised and hosted by global hospitality services provider, Hotelivate.

Attending these major events is key for you as an economic development organisation to get hold of a unique vantage point to engage with industry leaders, gain invaluable market intelligence, and foster mutually beneficial relationships in the burgeoning Asia-Pacific leisure and hospitality market landscape.

Nueconomy assists you in navigating and maximising opportunities at these major conferences so that you don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the growth story in the world’s most significant leisure and hospitality sector. We partner with leading economic development organisations worldwide, offering comprehensive support for investment attraction, export promotion, and B2B collaboration efforts. Whether you’re looking to forge partnerships, explore investment prospects, or gain deeper insights into this dynamic sector, our expertise and industry connections can help you achieve your goals.
For inquiries and further assistance, please reach out to Nueconomy, your strategic partner in unlocking the potential of the APAC leisure and hospitality sector.

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