KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fi Asia and UBM proudly welcome Mintel, global and market leader, as Silver Sponsor at the upcoming Fi Asia MEGAtrends 2013 conference. The conference will be held on 11-13 September 2013 at BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand and is expected to attract top tier manufacturers, retailers, distributors, regulators, and suppliers.
The global food and beverage market is forecasted to rise to reach approximately US $5,776 billion in 2017 and Asia must continue to strengthen its position to meet rising demand for food and ensure food security amidst complexities and challenges faced in the region.
Mintel, global and market insight leader, will share in its presentation; "Futures - Key Trends in the Food and Drink industry," key developments driving the future of the market. Mintel has been providing the world's leading businesses with the insight and inspiration to create clever, targeted and successful marketing strategies for over 30 years. Mintel offers businesses a new understanding of all the major food and drink, consumer goods, retail, finance, leisure and travel markets. Mintel is also renowned for its research into changing consumer lifestyles and the implications for business.
The Fi Asia MEGAtrends 2013 conference showcases discussion on megatrends in macroeconomics, consumption behaviour, regulation and technology that are critical to driving the food and beverage industry. It features a speaker faculty of senior executives from leading manufacturers such as Nestle, Mondelez International, Unilever, Kellogg Company, Mead Johnson Nutrition and GlaxoSmithKline.
For more information about Fi Asia - MEGAtrends 2013, please visit: http://www.fiasiamegatrends.com
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About Fi Asia:
Fi Asia is a well-established show in the global Fi portfolio, having run since 1996 to service the extensive Southeast Asian food industry. Since 2010, the show has rotated between Thailand and Indonesia to access more of the region's markets and industry players. Smaller summits are also held in Vietnam and the Philippines. The ASEAN region has great potential for growth with a population of 560 million consumers with changing tastes. The region is recognised by the industry and leading market research firms as one of the major emerging markets for food ingredients.
For more information about Fi Asia, please visit - http://www.foodingredientsglobal.com/asia-thailand/home
About the Organiser
UBM is a global live media and B2B communications, marketing service and data provider. We help organisations make connections, communicate their proposition and do business effectively. We enable professional people in more than 40 countries around the world to connect and engage with each other, with the markets they serve and with the information they need to succeed. And we do this by whatever means works best - at live events, through digital media or in publications.
Our 6,500 expert staff are deeply embedded in the many specialist communities we serve, bringing both an unusual depth of understanding and real know-how. We organise hundreds of live events each year; we provide data, marketing and information products; we offer a portfolio of market-leading online and print titles; and we support professional communicators through our targeting, distribution and monitoring services.
Our culture of innovation and collaboration brings our people together around common interests to create value, enhancing our ability to do exactly the same for UBM customers. So, whatever their business and wherever they operate, our customers do better business through us.
For more information about UBM, please visit - http://www.ubm.com
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