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26/02/2016

Lohas and Vegetarian Food Asia, Connature Partners will take place from 10-12

LOHAS Expo & Vegetarian Food Asia, Asia’s Leading Trade Platform for Green Living and Vegetarian Food Products Open In March - Hong Kong, 24 Feb 2016 – LOHAS Expo and Vegetarian Food Asia will take place from 10-12 March 2016 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), where exhibitors from around the world will gather together to showcase an extensive array of their latest and hottest product and service offerings for the Lifestyle Of Health And Sustainability (LOHAS) and Vegetarian sector, providing trade buyers a professional trading platform fornatural, organic, green living merchandises and vegetarian food products.

LOHAS Expo & VFA – an effective sourcing platform in China & Asia

The 5th edition of LOHAS Expo (LOHAS Expo), held concurrently with the 2nd Vegetarian Food Asia (VFA), will assemble near 200 exhibitors from over 25 countries & regions to showcase the best natural and organic clothing, cosmetics, health & hygiene, living, food, leisure product and services, as well as the finest vegetarian and vegan food stuff by hundreds of brands under one roof at the three-day exhibition. Trade Buyers who are looking the quality LOHAS and vegetarian products will find the two fairs’ an effective and efficient marketplace for their desired merchandises.

Diverse exhibitor representation

As the leading trade fair of the natural, organic and green living sector in Asia, LOHAS Expo 2016 again attracted a large number of exhibitors in the region looking to discover more business opportunities. Taiwan and Korea continue their support and return with the largest groups of exhibitors. Taiwan pavilion presents a broad variety of LOHAS elements from leisure agriculture to eco-tourism to vegetarian hospitality, together with a series of inspiring and interesting performance and workshops. And the Korean pavilion comes back with a delegation of top brands in the Korea LOHAS sector. Along with these popular country pavilions are many new comer brands from first time participating countries at LOHAS Expo and VFA, including Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Mexico, Thailand and South Africa.

"Following their success in 2015, the Taiwan and Korea pavilions return with the largest presence at LOHAS Expo this year, bringing their excellent products to the doorsteps of the buyers. We are also proud to host the kick-off ceremony of V-Cert, the first Vegan Certificate Registration Scheme in Asia, at Vegetarian Food Asia. I am confident that visitors will enjoy their visit to the two fairs, and find them the perfect place to develop and expand their business network," said Ms. Carman Cheung, General Manager of Inspire advertising & Marketing, Organizer of LOHAS Expo & VFA 2016.

"LOHAS Expo and VFA is the ideal platform for enterprises to expand their LOHAS and Vegetarian businesses. The two fairs aim to help connect trade buyers in Hong Kong, China & Asia looking for the best green lifestyle products with outstanding local and overseas suppliers. The fairs also offer consumers a superb showcase to explore and try out thelatest and most popular products & services in the market," said Ms. Culsin Li, Managing Director of Baobab Tree Event Management, Principal Partner of the event.

Supporting LOHAS development in Hong Kong

Launched this year in association with the LOHAS Association of Hong Kong, the inaugural Hong Kong LOHAS Award is set up to recognize, reward and promote the efforts and contributions made by outstanding enterprises to the development of LOHAS and green living in Hong Kong. By showcasing these enterprises’ “Best-in-Class” examples ofcommercially viable, technologically innovative, cost effective and socially responsible approaches to their operations in the Hong Kong market, Hong Kong LOHAS Award aims to be a catalyst for transforming the local LOHAS scene.

Targeted exhibit theme facilitate procurement

The newly added “Vegan Zone” presents an extensive array of vegan products, providing buyers from China, Asia and globally a one-stop shop to source for the trendiest and hottest products of this fast growing sector in the vegetarian market.

Extensive onsite programs promote networking

In addition to having an impressive line-up of exhibitors, this year LOHAS Expo & VFA put together a range of elements aiming to facilitate business networking for both exhibitors & buyers, and enhance the fairs’ visitor experience:

Learn from industry leaders

“Onsite Business Forum” provides visitors the opportunity to learn the latest industry updates and market trend & insights from Asia’s leading experts and professionals, and to exchange ideas and opinions with the peers in the sectors.

Respected speakers presenting at the forum include Mr. Zhou Zejiang, World Board Member of IFOAM, President of IFOAM Asia; Dr. Susianto Tseng, President of International Vegetarian Union; Dr. Karunas Zhu, Secretary-General of Asia Pacific

Vegetarian Union; Prof. Jonathan Wong, Director of Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre; Mr. Andy Leung, Senior Business Development Manager of Green Monday.

For detailed topics, speaker profiles and schedules, please visit the fair websites:

www.lohasexpohk.com & www.vegfoodasia.com

Visit VEG Kitchen for tasty Vegetarian Treats

Visitors will have the chance to watch and taste the vegetarian dishes demonstrated at the star-dubbed “VEG Kitchen” by well known master chefs as well as ‘Kind Chefs’ from Green Common. It is another excellent opportunity for visitors to meet and network with other fellow visitors who are also interested in exploring the interesting world of vegetarianism and veganism.

Find the ideal business partner with ease Buyers who are looking for quality suppliers and vendor seeking sellers ordistributors will benefit from LOHAS Expo & VFA’s professional Business Matching

Program. The Free customized pairing service provide a specialized platform that helps trade buyers identify, meet and establish connection with their ideal suppliers through requirement profiling, expert advice, and meeting organization. For details about the One-on-One Business Matching Program and Hong Kong LOHAS Award,

Please visit the LOHAS Expo website: www.lohasexpohk.com.

Register Now!

Pre-registration is now online for LOHAS Expo and Vegetarian Food Asia 2016. Admission is free for trade visitors. Visit www.lohasexpohk.com & www.vegfoodasia.com to learn more about the two fairs and register for your admission badge.

Organizer: Principal Partner:

Inspire Advertising & Marketing Ltd. Baobab Tree Event Management Co., Ltd.

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