COEX to launch 1st ASEAN seafood expo conference in Bangkok Thailand
 
Sep 19, 2017
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Coex is launching the 1st ASEAN Seafood Expo & Conference in Bangkok, Thailand this November 20th – 21st 2017.

The dedicated seafood exhibition and conference will be staged at the Queen Sirikit National Convention (QSNCC) in Bangkok by Korea’s leading international organizer, Coex, the Korean Ministry of Oceans & Fisheries, and Asian Exhibition Services (AES) Ltd, Coex’s Thailand associate. The event is supported by the Thai Overseas Fisheries Association and the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau, under the Office of the Prime Minister.

“The 1st ASEAN Seafood Expo is an important event that will benefit all of Southeast Asia as the industry rapidly embraces new innovations, new trends, new regulations, new markets and new competition. The exhibition will be a showcase of the latest equipment, products, and services for the entire scope of the industry from ‘catch to table’ and the supporting the conference will provide the insights and direction of the future trends”, explained Mr. Aphisit Techanitisawad, President of the Thai Overseas Fisheries Association.

The ASEAN Seafood Expo will showcase fishery equipment, aquaculture, seafood processing, packaging, products, and suppliers. A co-located conference program hosted by the Association of International Seafood Professionals, and supported by the Thai Overseas Fisheries Association, will present papers on the latest trends, developments and regulations directly affecting the seafood industry in Southeast Asia.

“Thailand is one of the most dynamic international seafood markets in the world and to be hosting the first dedicated international seafood event for the industry is a very positive long-term strategy for the market, the supporting industries, and the region,” added Mr. David Aitken, Managing Director of Asian Exhibition Services (AES) Ltd., Coex Thailand Associate and local partner of ASEAN Seafood Expo.

Thailand has one of the world’s largest fish and seafood industries. Some 90% of its production is exported, accounting for 4% of all global exports. Thailand exports approximately $7 billion USD worth of fish and seafood products every year. Its top export destinations are the U.S. (22.8%), Japan (20.4%), Australia (5.4%), Canada (4.4%), and the UK (3.9%).

The 1st ASEAN Seafood Expo is expecting seafood industry professionals from throughout Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and India.

Join the exhibition, attend the conference, see the latest products, meet the industry stakeholders and learn about the latest trends. For international enquiries contact aseanseafood@coex.co.kr or for domestic Thailand enquiries contact seafood@aesexhibitions.com.

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