We are pleased to invite you to participate in the Food Expo taking place in Hong Kong from August 16-20, 2018.
HKTDC Food Expo is one of the most exciting events in Hong Kong. It generates intense local and international interest from food industry professionals and retailers, the general public and the media. In 2017, 1,542 exhibitors came from 26 countries and regions.
The 2017 edition attracted 21,000 trade buyers from 62 countries and regions, with the top visiting countries and regions from The Chinese Mainland, Iran, Japan, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, The Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand and The USA and close to 500,000 public visitors were in attendance. By exhibiting at this show it will give you the opportunity to highlight your product offerings to trade and consumers, the ultimate test market with instant feedback. The show runs from Thursday to Sunday 10am – 10pm and Monday from 10am – 6pm and provides the opportunity to sell directly to consumers, as well as meet with trade buyers.
Learn more about the show at http://m.hktdc.com/fair/hkfoodexpo-en/HKTDC-Food-Expo.html
The cost to participate in this program is CDN $8,380.00 for a 12sqm booth (pending funding approval you may receive a partial reimbursement of this fee up to $3,553.00). Each booth is equipped with surrounding walls, carpet, fascia, spotlight, power socket, 2 wooden display shelves, 3 lockable cabinets, 1 meeting table, 3 chairs; and a waste basket.
This program is open to all Canadian food and beverage companies; however, our association no longer offers a non-member option in our programs so for your application to be accepted you must be or become a member. If you are not currently a member, you agree to complete the application form and pay the membership fee of CDN $565.00. The application is available at https://www.cfea.com/application/
Benefits of participating with the CFEA:
- Opportunity to showcase your products to buyers and consumers
- Reduction in your space and travel costs (pending funding approval)
- Full service event coordination and dedicated onsite assistance through the CFEA
- Network with other Canadian companies and Embassy/Consulate Staff
Reimbursement Details: upon completion of the event, pending funding approval from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s AgriMarketing program, you will be provided with a claim form to apply for a reimbursement of your travel and shipping expenses. The reimbursement could consist of 50% of an economy class airfare up to a maximum reimbursement of CDN $1,100.00 (maximum 2 per company), a per diem of CDN $212.50 per day up to a maximum of 7 days (maximum 2 per company) and a partial reimbursement of your sample shipment expenses (up to a maximum of $500.00).
It is important to keep the following documentation for the claim process: a copy of your airline itinerary that shows the travel dates and price paid for the ticket, boarding passes, and a shipment invoice. You will also be required to provide proof of payment (credit card statement or cancelled cheques) for all expenses. NOTE: If you fly premium economy or business you will be expected to provide an economy ticket mock up along with the paid ticket and the reimbursement will be based on whichever is lower.