RPB Asia is supported by a host of international and local trade associations and media partners, bringing the entire industry together under one roof.
Association of Bartenders & Sommeliers Singapore (ABSS), formerly known as Association of Bartenders, was first established in 1986 by a group of like-minded beverage managers, sharing a vision to form an association for the bartenders in the industry. ABSS has since held a number of courses and competitions for the bartenders and sommeliers, and is highly regarded by the industry.
The Bar Awards brings people together to celebrate achievement and excellence within the bar community. With independent Bar Awards in 4 major cities in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Hong Kong (and counting!), it aims to be the most influential awarding body in Asia.
Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead, act with certainty and earn the lasting trust of their stakeholders. We develop powerful ideas and tell magnetic stories that move at the speed of news, make an immediate impact, transform culture and spark movements.
Enterprise Singapore is the government agency championing enterprise development. We work with committed companies to build capabilities, innovate and internationalise. We also support the growth of Singapore as a hub for global trading and startups. As the national standards and accreditation body, we continue to build trust in Singapore’s products and services through quality and standards.
World Gourmet Summit (WGS), Asia’s premier haute cuisine festival to celebrate fine cuisines, excellent wines and wonderful dining experiences presents a unique opportunity to relish gourmet dishes sporting a multitude of culinary influences. At the 23rd outing of this month-long food festival, expect another line-up of international MasterChefs, along with our brightest culinary talents, serving you up dinners, brunches, masterclasses and more in an event not to be missed.
STRATEGIC JAPANESE PARTNERS
AsiaX is an informative business magazine that delivers useful information for people working in Singapore and other countries in Southeast Asia. AsiaX is an only Japanese free magazine that mainly targets business professionals in Singapore.
It covers local news, interviews, special features, columns, classifieds and job vacancy information. We offer a wide variety of up-to-date topics that are valuable for business such as current affairs and social issues in Singapore and its surrounding counties, economic and financial trends, laws, culture/events, F&B topics and other information for reader’s daily life.
OISHII is an informative magazine from Singapore that brings Japanese cuisine and culture to the world.
From traditional Japanese culinary culture to culinary journeys, ingredients to recipes, and distinguished chefs to F&B-related cutting-edge technology, the magazine features insightful articles that touch on every season in Japan.
The International Trade Council is an internationally renowned apex chamber of commerce, providing services to chambers, business associations, export councils, government trade agencies and businesses alike. The ITC is a self-funded, non-profit organization, and as such, we play a key and pro-active role in representing the interests of the local business community.
ITC members are reputable businesses and individuals, operating in over 76 countries worldwide. In addition to its own member-base, the Council works with a wide variety of external groups to maximize areas of common ground and minimize differences. The Council also works closely with policy-makers to sponsor the creation of additional networks, forums and alliances which can provide focus for collaborative work and new growth opportunities. This also helps to provide a consolidated industry overview and helps to participants develop new skills.
CPA Partnership is a Singapore based consulting firm with a global affiliate network of trusted partners that include major firms from industries that include accounting, consulting, legal, technology, training and financial institutions. Our experience in the industry spans over the last 50 years and we offer a full range of services to Individuals, Corporates and Financial Institutions.
The Association of Thai Sommelier (ATS) provides classes and seminars for wine professionals and enthusiast. ATS believes that the sommelier today are more than just serving wine, they should also have complete knowledge on wine and has a flair for human relations. He or she must also display a considerable understanding of purchase and stock management relating to Thai culture and International Standard Procedure of Gastronomic Squences “TISP”.
The Food and Beverage Management Association (FBMA) was founded and registered in Singapore in 1989. Starting out as an avenue for food and beverage professionals to gather, the association has developed into a hub for its members to network, exchange business ideas and practices and support the ever growing food and beverage industry.
In 2010, CMO Asia was launched to plug a vacuum in the Marketing community. This is a peer networking body and this effort helps connect all marketers across sectors on a common platform. The vision of this platform is to share the latest stories that have worked across branding & marketing space & provide learning opportunities from the experiences of every marketing professional. This is the need of the hour to be able to thrive for the future.
The Hospitality Purchasing Association Singapore (HPA) serves as a networking channel between purchasing professionals, suppliers as well as other hospitality counterparts. The HPA prides itself in the building of a strong relationship between members and the industry players. The Association continually strives to organise more educational events and activities to enhance the competency, skills levels and knowledge of our members.
Hong Kong FoodProfessionals Association (HKFPA), founded in 2011, was established by a team of food professionals with enthusiasm. Our mission is to strengthen the professional knowledge on food quality and safety among local food industries and food-related business. Our ultimate goal is to maintain Hong Kong’s international high reputation on food safety. In the past five years, we have organized few seminars and training courses for local food industries. We also linked up with food industries in Taiwan and Mainland China via industrial visit tours.
HKFPA brings together industry, academics, practitioners and government to share food knowledge, minimize food waste, promote healthy eating, influence the development of food safety, strengthen food testing and certification management, educate public on food hygiene, help to shape government food policy and to inform the public on latest food policy implementation.
Jakarta Hotels Association, consists of the finest 3, 4 & 5 star Hotels in Jakarta, Indonesia. JHA or known as JIHA previously was notarized and formally established in the first quarter of 2000 replacing the previous informal General Managers’ organization or known as Casa Grande. With 47 active members, JHA works along similar lines as other International Hotel Associations where members proactively address common issues and opportunities that impact to the hotel industry in Jakarta.
We built communication and maintain relationship with both Tourism and Government Agencies and ensure that important issues are well distribute to all members in an accurate and timely manner.
Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) was established in 1974. Since its inception, MAH has constantly enhanced the hotel and tourism industry by integrating member hotels throughout Malaysia. To date, MAH has over 900 members under 13 chapters and partnerships with both the private sectors and Government agencies such as the Ministry of Tourism. Being officially recognised as a National Hotel Association, MAH is committed to the exacting standards of service quality acknowledged by Malaysia and beyond.
Philippine Bartenders’ League (PBL) is a national organization of bar service practitioners from different hotels, restaurants, and bars establishments throughout the Philippines, whose concerns focus on trade developments & upliftment of the bar service trade.
The Philippine Coffee Board Inc. (PCBI) is a private sector-led non-profit organization established in May 2002. The goal of the PCBI is to develop and promote the Philippine coffee industry through technical assistance for coffee farmers and processors; and through marketing and promotions of coffee for domestic and export markets. It conducts several events a year, including coffee farming courses, coffee shop seminars, trade shows, and farm tours. The PCBI is composed of members from the growers, millers, roasters, retailers, local governments, and agriculture credit sectors.
The Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC) is part of a network of 140 offices of the German bilateral Chambers of Industry and Commerce abroad in 92 countries. The Chamber is one of the largest national Business Chambers in Singapore with a membership of close to 550 representatives from a variety of industries from Germany and Singapore. The SGC is a valuable and well established networking platform and well connected with authorities in Singapore and Germany. With its distinct service unit and trade fairs arms – DEinternational and Fairs & More respectively – the SGC builds a primary source for receiving reliable information on the German and Singapore business environment as well as bilateral trade relations. DEinternational serves clients in their business needs e.g. searching for business partners, organizing business missions and business trips, finding staff members and providing market analysis. DEinternational has worked in many areas such as Energy Efficiency, education, Industrie 4.0, finance, research and many more.
MAIN MEDIA PARTNER
FoodBev Media offers all you need to know about food and drink innovation and trends around the world and interprets them to help you improve your business. Our two industry-leading publications, FoodBev and Cooler Plus, provide our audience with up-to-date news, trends, innovations, events and analysis. Find out how your industry is progressing and what new things are being introduced. FoodBev Media also operates the industry’s most established and respected awards schemes: the World Food Innovation Awards, the World Dairy Innovation Awards and the World Beverage Innovation Awards. Our awards schemes have been running for over 15 years and each year we see continued interest from companies of different sizes from all over the world.
SUPPORTING MEDIA PARTNERS
Asia Pacific Food Industry (APFI) is Asia’s leading trade magazine for the food and beverage industry. Established in 1985, APFI is the first BPA-audited magazine and the publication of choice for professionals throughout the industry with its editorial coverage on the latest research, innovative technologies, health and nutrition trends, and market reports. The publication has a readership base of over 35,000 combined print and digital subscribers. Recognised as the most respected and authoritative trade magazine for the industry in the region, APFI has served as the media partner for major trade shows in Asia in addition to the production of show dailies and conferences.
Asian Hotel & Catering Times is the leading & longest established hospitality & foodservice trade journal circulated throughout the Asia-Pacific, that provides a complete and updated overview of the industry every month to approximately 64,500 hospitality & foodservice professionals.
The Singapore Agri-Food Business Directory is an extensive compilation of Singapore companies involved in agri-business farming and fishing, fresh food trading, meat and fish import/export and processing, licensed food factories, pet keeping, ornamental fish and horticulture.
Asia Horeca is the most comprehensive directory published for the hotel, restaurant and catering industry. It is the definitive buying guide for purchasers, executive chefs, food & beverage directors, restaurant owners, caterers, central kitchens, architects, designers and hoteliers, etc.
And now, with expanded offering on the Asia Horeca website, sourcing for the right information, products or services is made even easier. We invite you to view our featured products and access to the wealth of information available online.
Asiawide Franchise Consultants is a brand established to distinguish the company as the franchising expert for the booming economies in Asia. Many Strategic Alliance Partners in various parts of the world have been signed up so as to help our clients globalize their business.
Beverage Trade Network(BTN) is a global media and B2B networking platform based in USA servicing suppliers, buyers and beverage professionals in the global beverage industry. BTN runs other competitions around the world with the same philosophy and judging process like London Wine Competition, USA Wine Ratings. BTN also owns BevRoute, a magazine for Importers and Distributors and runs a line up of trade shows around the world which includes USA Trade Tasting in New York, IBWSS UK in London and IBWSS China in Shanghai, IBWSS USA in San Francisco, Cannabis Drinks Expo and ABID Conference in the USA.
Bevroute magazine is an E magazine of Beverage Trade network capturing the news and insights for alcoholic beverage importers and distributors.
Cuisine & Wine Asia is recognized as The Food & Beverage Media Company for Professionals, a dynamic and strong media vehicle amongst Hospitality Professionals, F&B, Chefs and Industry Partners. Cuisine & Wine Asia is also a leader in the food and beverage industry in Singapore and Asia, reputed for its innovative marketing distribution, strategies and exposure. Cuisine & Wine Asia reaches the Professionals to Retail, as well as targeted audiences to ensure that your advertising campaign is fully maximized.
Drinks World is a high-end regional drinks industry publication dedicated to the dynamic world of the beverage industry; the people, the marketplace & the brands. This is a magazine for the drinks industry professional in Asia, Australia & the Middle-East; relevant to both sides of the bar – buyers, managers, sommeliers, bartenders, marketers & sales managers.
epicure Food Magazine is a monthly gourmet lifestyle magazine designed for bon vivants who share the belief that food is the ultimate universal language. We are on an enthusiastic quest to seek out the latest dining trends, sniff out remarkable wine vintages and uncover the dynamics and intricacies of the local and international culinary scene. We profile celebrity chefs and winemakers, showcase exclusive recipes for entertaining as well as highlight the latest destinations for well-travelled foodies. These insightful articles are complemented with lush, captivating photos to stimulate the senses.
Food Focus Thailand aims to deliver timely information, innovative technology and the latest market trends for Food & Beverage producers and suppliers. This monthly trade magazine has been launched since April 2006.
HalalFocus.com is a news resource for the global Halal industry and the Muslim consumer. Providing daily news updates, cutting edge commentary and in-depth analysis on the developments within this fast moving international Halal sector. The Halal sector covers food from farm-to-fork, pharmaceuticals, personal care products, fashion, travel, media and entertainment, and it is developing rapidly.
Citrus Media is one of Singapore’s most vibrant and independent publishing house with a portfolio comprising a host of consumer and trade publications. Their print media arm produces clubpets, Blissful Brides, HOST, and the Hospitality Resource Directory (HRD). Citrus Media also provides its expertise and resources to advertising clients seeking high quality custom publishing and special projects.
To engage its readers and advertisers in a holistic way, Citrus Media also offers customised web services. It has also held several successful events such as The Blissful Outdoor Wedding Show (BOWS), as well as participated in a dedicated F&B networking event FESS (Food, Equipment, Supplies and Services).
Hotelier Indonesia was established in 2006 in Dubai, for the hotelier and hospitality professional of every level. The magazine has a commitment to be a platform for those who represent professionalism in the hospitality industry, and to promote the concept of community in this fast growth industry.
AsiaHoreca is a leading comprehensive directory for the hotel, restaurant and catering industry, incorporating up-to-date profiles of suppliers of hospitality, housekeeping and catering products, restaurant equipment, food & beverage supplies and all other related products and services in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand. Published annually, it is the definitive buying guide for purchasers, executive chefs, food & beverage directors, restaurant owners, caterers, central kitchens, architects, designers and hoteliers, etc.
Singapore Agri-Food Business Directory
Supported by the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA), the Singapore Agri-Food Business Directory is a comprehensive compilation of Singapore companies involved in agri-business farming and fishing; fresh food trading; meat and fish import / export and processing; food factories; pet keeping and horticulture. Published annually, the Directory is designed to put the agri-food business companies and agencies in touch among themselves and with potential business partners around the world. The Directory also helps to promote Singapore as a regional hub for agri-food business.
Mise En Place Quarterly printed Mise En Place Asia Magazine focuses on F&B business in Southeast Asia. Covering aspects of F&B concepts and design with an in-depth look at commercial kitchens and its equipment, we work with professionals in the region to offer the industry an independent and honest view on the options in the market – be it for services or equipment.
Our information and content are also available online or at our mobile application (Hospitality By Mise En Place) where operators can communicate, source and more importantly learn from the professionals in the industry to stay ahead in this competitive industry.
POLAND FRUITS is a compatible fusion of a magazine and a web portal, the pages of which inform readers about the current situation and upcoming events in their industry of interest, is designed to put the agri-food business companies and agencies in touch among themselves and with potential business partners around the world. POLAND FRUITS has one mission: to create close links between B2B within the independent fine food sector.
STiR, published bi-monthly in English (with a supplement in Chinese language) is the leading magazine for the GLOBAL coffee and tea industries. For readers, STiR provides key editorial from leading experts in the industry to help you manufacture, roast, pack, package, ship, and distribute the highest quality coffee and tea products. For suppliers to the industry, STiR gives you exposure to the widest range of buyers of coffee beans and tea leaf, and all the equipment, machinery, supplies and services required to bring quality products to the marketplace.
Wine & Dine’s credible editorial has been the cornerstone of making the publication the definitive magazine for gourmands for the past 33 years. The magazine not only covers the local dining scene, but also brings to the table the latest gourmet news from around the world, from the latest Michelin-starred restaurants to culinary festivals.
Interviews with top culinary personalities, a delve into the world of wine, recipes from contributing chefs and travel features are only some of the fascinating stories to Wine & Dine’s holistic editorial coverage inspiring savvy readers to eat, drink, and live well.
Tasty Asia is an online portal that produce and curate content for the F&B industry — from interviews of chefs with visions, to taking note of trends, new dining ideas, and technologies that would likely make positive impacts on Asia’s F&B industry. Tasty Asia is powered by Media Bee, a company with expertise in B2B and B2C content for industries such as F&B and Broadcast Technology.
Zeitaku Omotenashi Magazine is an online magazine that will always strive to cover all supply areas with content that is relevant to the modern Luxury Hospitality business. Aiming at both Businesses and Consumers. Reaching out via Strategic distribution of our titles, we bring our content direct to the Inboxes and Mobile devices of sophisticated decision makers across the World at a time when they are relaxed and more susceptible.