It started off with great success with Pet Expo Southeast Asia 2023 (Pet Expo Southeast Asia), a pet industry trade fair for integrated business negotiations in the regional business hub of Bangkok, Thailand. The event is scheduled to be held from October 25 to 27, 2023 in BITEC Bangkok Exhibition and Convention Center covers an area of more than 18,000 square metres, which is twice the size of the previous event. At this event, visitors will find 300 leading brands from 40 countries around the world. Covers a wide range of relevant business profiles. Ready to welcome important investors and buyers from all over Asia who come to visit the exhibition. It is considered an international event that brings together entrepreneurs from all over the region and represents a complete platform for business negotiations, ready to receive many international visitors who have pre-registered this year. Overall, this exhibition is expected to attract more than 10,000 visitors from 70 countries around the world. More than five thousand people have pre-registered ahead of the event, including Malaysia, India, Philippines, China, Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Singapore and others.
The official opening ceremony of Pet Expo Southeast Asia 2023 was attended by industry figures. Led by Mr. Phusit Rattanakul Serererngrit, the Director General of the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) of the Ministry of Commerce presided over the opening ceremony accompanied by Mr. Veterinarian Udom. Chanprapaivat Director, Integrated Center for Pet Food Promotion Office for Systems Development and Certification of Livestock Product Standards, Mr. Vorivan Bunnag, Deputy Director, Convention and Exhibition Promotion Office (Public Institution), Mr. David Chung, Chairman of the Executive Committee and Vice Chairman of the Asia Pet Alliance and Chairman of the Pet Expo In Asia, Mr. Igor Palka, Managing Director of VNU Asia Pacific Company Limited, and Mr. Johannes Kraus, Senior Project Manager, Southeast Asia Pet Expo Region attended the official opening and visited the exhibition. Meet and talk with international entrepreneurs at this event.
Mr. Igor Palka (Igor Pauka), Managing Director of VNU Asia Pacific Organizer Commenting on the growth of the pet expo in Southeast Asia, the event was launched in 2021 with a vision to stimulate the pet trade in Southeast Asia. Since then we have been committed to developing the first B2B trade show in Southeast Asia and Thailand which has seen tremendous growth.
This year’s event spans three exhibition halls at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre, doubling in size compared to last year. It features more than 300 leading brands from 40 countries, covering a wide range of exhibitor profiles involved in the pet-related business. Pet food companies account for the largest share of this business, reaching 29%, and this international trade fair will witness the participation of leading brands and international pavilions from countries such as China, Taiwan, South Korea, Canada and the United States.
Mr. Forivan Bonagh, Deputy Director, Convention and Exhibition Promotion Bureau (Public Organization) He said the main policy of TCEB is an agency that is ready to support and lead the country’s business and economy in order to push Thailand to be a world-class economic leader through local trade fairs and the Southeast Asia Pet Expo 2023 (Southern Pet Expo). East Asia) This time is in line with our policy. TCEB firmly believes that the MICE industry will be another mechanism to push Thailand’s pet market to the next level in the future. It will make Thailand become a higher value investment destination. Both organizers and exhibitors benefit from each other’s relevant parties and buyers can reap and share the results on both sides of the organization of this trade show.
Mr. Vosit Ratanakul Sirirengrit, Director General, International Trade Promotion Department, Ministry of Commerce He said that in 2022, Thailand’s pet food exports will be worth more than US$2.8 billion, an increase of more than 15%, reinforcing the Thai pet food industry’s commitment to producing quality that meets international standards. Pay attention to pet nutrition and product safety. Focus on production using advanced technology. There is research and development to meet national high quality standards. It has gained trust from all over the world and therefore Thailand plays an important role in Southeast Asia. The country’s strategic location and strong infrastructure for regional and global trade. This can be seen through the expansion of the technology and renewable energy industries. Developing innovative products for sustainability Thailand’s commitment to building a bright economic future creates awareness of environmental responsibility and social engagement At the same time, it calls for cooperation with the international community of the industry.
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