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In July 2019 RPB Asia, a specialist event focused on bringing the trade together, will run for three days of business, networking and shared inspiration.
Speciality & Fine Food Asia and Restaurant, Pub & Bar Asia partner with top industry experts to shape programming for third edition
Newly launched Industry Ambassadors initiative aims to tap expertise and experience of industry frontrunners to best cater to SFFA and RPB Asia exhibitors and visitors. SINGAPORE, 9 January 2019 – For its third edition from 17 – 19 July this year, Southeast Asia's leading trade shows for artisan and gourmet fine food and drink, Speciality & Fine Food Asia (SFFA) and Restaurant Pub & Bar (RPB) Asia will engage with top industry leaders to gather feedback and content ideas to fine-tune show offerings and features. This new approach – incorporating up to date, on-ground feedback from experts in various fields – allows for a more robust program that is reflective of industry trends, explores solutions to real-life challenges and equips visitors with the latest market content and insider knowledge to drive sustained growth and longevity in the competitive Southeast Asian HORECA landscape. Industry Ambassadors [...]
Speciality & Fine Food Asia and Restaurant, Pub & Bar Asia concludes second year with bigger & better results
The focus on innovation, industry partnerships and increased onsite programming spelled success for the three-day trade event SINGAPORE, 2 August 2018 – Now in its second year, Speciality & Fine Food Asia (SFFA) and Restaurant, Pub & Bar Asia (RPB Asia) welcomed more than 3,300 visitors from the food and beverage and hospitality industries across Southeast Asia, with 160 local and international exhibiting companies and eight national pavilions from 20 countries for the three-day shows and related events. The trade-only shows saw buyers and exhibitors in a focused environment – making valuable contacts, signing multi-million dollar deals and learning from industry experts through a series of engaging panel discussions, cooking demos by star chefs, and beverage masterclasses by sommeliers, bartenders, sake and tea masters. “It was a truly invigorating experience at SFFA and RPB Asia this year,” says Christopher McCuin, Managing Director of Montgomery Asia, [...]
After five grueling challenges over two days of competition, Jay Khan, owner of COA in Hong Kong, is crowned the first ultimate Bartender of the Year by the Restaurant, Pub and Bar Asia Bartender Invitational 2018. Singapore, 25 July 2018 – The inaugural Restaurant, Pub and Bar Asia Bartender Invitational came to a close last week and Hong Kong’s Jay Khan was crowned the ultimate Bartender of the Year 2018. The winner of Bartender of the Year award during the recent The Bar Awards Hong Kong, Jay competed against his peers from Kuala Lumpur, Macau and Singapore to come out top. The RPB Bartender Invitational is organised by event company Fun Size, the same people behind The Bar Awards across Asia. This inaugural event brought bartenders together for unity, friendship and inspiration in friendly competition under the values of bartending and hospitality. “We’re very [...]