Taking place 21 – 23 April 2020 at the newly finished Sarit Exhibition Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, the Kenyan Food and Hospitality Events will offer a platform for brands working across the food, beverage and hospitality industry to connect, share insights and understand market trends. Completely free to attend, visitor registration is now live online.
The three-day event will be the first of its kind catering to professionals working across a myriad of sectors from retail, to food service, to wholesalers, to hospitality and Government/ trade bodies. As a launch edition, Montgomery Group East Africa, the organisers behind KFE and KHE, have announced their intention is to give all participants and visitors an experience that will ‘educate and inspire’.
Among the brands set to take part this April are Sheffield Steel, Papyrus, G North & Son, Barry Callebault, Komari Beverages.
With onsite features planned that will include an SME Business Hub and a Conference, organisers are encouraging all attendees to take full advantage of the learning and networking opportunities these have to offer. Over the three days, there will be live demonstrations, masterclasses and tasting sessions from some of the region’s finest experts. The full line-ups for these feature areas is yet to be revealed and will be announced on the website very soon.
Working closely with the official event endorsers include Eat Out, an online directory for restaurants and booking in Kenya, the Pubs, Entertainment and Restaurants Association of Kenya (PERAK), Supreme Chefs 254, a chef Association with the largest Chef membership, amongst others, the Kenyan Food and Hospitality Events are expected to be the unmissable industry events of the year.
Ms Angela Kinyua, the Portfolio Director for Montgomery Group East Africa commented on the upcoming event, “We are incredibly excited to launch these exhibitions in Kenya, with experience in organising some of the food, beverage and hospitality’s most successful exhibitions in Europe and Asia, we are confident that KFE and KHE will follow suit. We’ve secured a fantastic line-up of exhibitors and a comprehensive schedule for our feature areas which will no doubt, be popular amongst attendees.” And in reference to the market itself she said, “East Africa’s tourist market has grown exponentially over the last few years, according to reports, by 2030 consumer spending on tourism in Africa will reach $262 billion*, and we believe that the Kenyan Food and Hospitality Events will leverage this trend as it connects industry professionals and bolsters spending and growth in the market.”
A visitor pass will grant attendees access to all three days and both co-located events: the Kenyan Food Event & the Kenyan Hospitality Event, and their respective feature areas. Those wishing to attend may register online at www.kenyanfoodevent.com or www.kenyanhospitalityevent.com.
Floor spaces are still available for those looking to take part, with stand prices beginning at $1,200. Simply get in touch with the relevant team member, for International enquiries, Tom Meek at Tom.Meek@montgomerygroup.com and for Kenyan enquiries, Jacob Birundu at Jacob.Birundu@montgomerygroup.com.
Source: The Kenyan Food and Hospitality Events