What are the advantages of exhibiting at FHC?

FHC has a high reputation, and the exhibition has been successfully held for 22 editions, which is the vane of China's imported food market. The exhibition is rich in resources and will host a global tour every year, with huge global seller resources. In 2018, the number of spectators reached 118,274. There are also special forums, trade matching meetings, innovative product displays and more throughout the exhibition.

Can you give some tips for those exhibiting for the first time in Shanghai and specifically at FHC?

All Visitors must be properly attired and present business cards.

Can anybody attend FHC 2019? How to register?

  • Admission to trade and business visitors only.
  • Minors below 18 years old will not be permitted.
  • Visitors should complete the general information online registration through the following link on the website of FHC: 

What is the exhibitor profile?

The 23rd FHC in 2018 attracts over 3000+ exhibitors, 30+ National &Regional Pavilions 62000+visitors and 5,100+ overseas buyers from 48 countries and regions with 120000 sqm exhibition area in 10 exhibition halls.

The 24th FHC in 2019 plans to attract over 3500+ exhibitors, 35+ National &Regional Pavilions 65000+visitors and 5,500+ overseas buyers from 48 countries and regions with 180000 sqm exhibition area in 14 exhibition halls.

No. of Countries & Regions Participating: 48 countries (Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Ecuador, Japan, Malaysia, Peru, etc. 

No. of National & Regional Pavilions: 31 countries (Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, USA, Spain, etc)

Specialized Exhibition Sectors: Drinks, tea&coffee, beer, meat, dairy, seafood, bakery, oil, fresh product, beverages, ingredients, and snack food.

What is the visitor profile?

The expectation of visitors is to source new products, collect market information, find new suppliers and networking opportunities.

Regarding visitor breakdown by sector, 33.25% of visitors come from the retail trade sector, 21.31% of visitors from importers & distributors& wholesalers, 18.62% from the hospitality sector, 12.5% from consultants and management services, 11.54% from manufactures, 2.79% from institutional catering. In recent three years, the visitor's number had growth from 72246 in FHC 2016 edition to 91301 in FHC 2017 edition and 118274 in FHC 2018 edition.

Visitors not only find company and products they would like to see and also have high satisfaction on FHC. They are glad to participate in the next edition and recommend FHC to others. 

Which are the most relevant tradeshows in the sector?

  • FHC China 2019
  • ProWine China
  • Hotelex series show

Can you give us some participation results from the last edition? How many visitors attend? from how many different nationalities were present?

FHC 2018 welcomed 118274 trade visitors over three days- representing a 23% increase in attendees and ensuring a lively and action-packed show floor.

Lastly, regarding the exhibitor, how many stand exhibitors participate in the last edition? from how many different nationalities were present?

FHC 2018 was bigger than ever, expanding to 120000㎡ and hosting over 3000 companies from 48 countries and regions.