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Exhibitions 2017

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It's a busy year for events with relevance to the global brewing industry

Packaging Innovations 2017

PI20141-2 February
Halls 9 & 10, National Exhibition Centre,
Birmingham B40 1NT, UNITED KINGDOM

Organiser: easyFairs UK Limited
Contact: Shona Thomson, Marketing Project Manager
T: +44 (0)20 3196 4415

Exhibition profile: Packaging Innovations (inc. Ecopack and Contact Pack), co-located Empack & Label&Print, is the only UK event to cover the whole packaging supply chain. In a constantly evolving market, buyers need to stay abreast of the latest trends, issues and solutions. Packaging Innovations delivers just that.

Sino-Pack / PACKINNO 2017 

1-3 March
Area B, China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, CHINA

Organiser: Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd, Hong Kong
Contacts: Ms Sini Lui / Mr Anson Chan
T: +852 2516 3342 / 2516 3326

Exhibition profile: The 24th China International Exhibition on Packaging Machinery and Materials.

ProPak Vietnam 2017

21-23 March
Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center,
799 Nguyen Van Linh Parkway, District 7,
Ho Chi Minh City, VIETNAM

Contact: Ms. Celine Dong, Marketing Manager
T:+84 8 3930 7618

Conference profile: ProPak Vietnam 2017, now in its 12th successful edition, is the leading international trade event for Vietnam’s expanding food, drink and pharmaceutical industries. The 11th edition of  ProPak Vietnam attracted 7,288 trade visitors from 38 countries with over 45% from senior-level management,

Siberian Beer 2017

12-14 April
IEC Novosibirsk Expo Center,104 Stancionnaya Str., 633102 Novosibirsk, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Organiser: ITE Siberian Fair LLC 220/10, Krasny Prospekt, 630049 Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
T: +7 383 363 0063 x375

Exhibition profile: Siberian Beer brings beer brewers from around the world to showcase their products to buyers and distributors, and at the same time, to create wider consumer awareness about the quality and diversity displayed by the various beers of the world.

Interpack 2017

4-10 May
Entrances North, South & East, Dusseldorf Fairgrounds, Dusseldorf, GERMANY

Contact: Messe Dusseldorf GmbH
T: +49 211 4560 7610 (Hotline visitor service) 

Exhibition profile: interpack is the essential event for the food, beverage, confectionery, bakery, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, non-food and industrial goods sectors. No other trade fair in the world presents the entire supply chain. At no other trade fair does the packaging industry provide all sectors with tailored solutions and innovative designs based on such a variety of materials, and it is, of course, THE event for the packaging industry.

National Restaurant Assoiation BAR17

21-22 May
McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive,  Chicago, IL 60616, USA

Organiser/Contact: National Restaurant Association
T: +1 240 439-2968; in the United States (800) 967-4590

Exhibition profile: Access to thousands of established and emerging beverage alcohol brands and labels, related products and services, and seminars and demonstrations. Includes access to NRA Show Expo.

Beer 2017

16-18 May

Sochi Exhibition Center and Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina,

Organiser: Soud Sochi Exhibitions
Contact: Elena Reznikov, Manager
T: +7 (862) 262 25 38

Exhibition profile: International exhibition with conference covering beer markets, technologies and beer training as well as seminars and presentations. Participants come mainly from Russia, but there is always a good attendance by leading beer companies. The Union Of Russian Brewers is an official partner.

Brewing Equipment & Technology 2017

6-7 June
NEC Birmingham, Birmingham UNITED KINGDOM

Organiser: Quartz Business Media, Redhill, Surrey United Kingdom 
Contact: Event Manager Jake Nixon
T: +44 (0)1737 885047

Exhibition profile: With the UK currently seeing three breweries opening every week, this rapidly growing industry needs an event for industry personnel to come together, network and to see the latest innovations on the market. This is a trade event for people who brew professionally - brewers, micro-brewers, craft brewers and those with big brewing aspirations. It is a place to source brewing equipment for medium to large scale production. Somewhere to share tips and ideas and a place to learn techniques from the best in the industry - from hops to branding.

Fispal Tecnologia

Fispal Tecnologia27-30 June
São Paulo Expo Exhibition & Convention Centre, São Paulo  BRASIL

Organiser: informa exhibitions, São Paulo Brazil 
Contact: Trade Fair Director Clélia Iwaki
T: +55 (11) 3598 7800
E: (Visitor enquiries)

Exhibition profile: 33rd International  Technology trade show for the Food and Beverage industry is the largest and most complete event in the sector in Latin America. The stage for sector launches takes place in Brazil’s largest city, and it is the meeting point for qualified sector buyers in the food industry and beverage industries for the whole of Latin America.

Propak Asia 2017

14-17 June
Bangkok International Trade Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Bangkok, THAILAND

Organiser: Bangkok Exhibition Services Ltd, Bangkok, Thailand
Ms. Piyaporn Lertpongsopon
T: +66 (0)2 615 1255

Worldwide associate: Overseas Exhibitions Services Ltd, London, United Kingdom
Contact: Mr. Marek Szandrowski
T: +44 (0)20 7840 2108

Exhibition profile: ProPak Asia is Asia’s Number One international trade event for Food, Drink & Pharmaceutical Processing & Packaging Technology.
ProPak Asia truly is the “Must-Attend” industry event in Asia for Asia, as quality and variety of products increase and expand, and productivity of operations and manufacturing standards are driven higher by consumer demands and new automation and technological advances, which will be presented at the show.

7th China BevTek

China Bevtek16-18 July
Shanghai New International Expo Centre,
2345 Long Yang Road,
Pudong New District, Shanghai, CHINA

Organiser (China): China International Exhibitions, Shanghai, China
Contact: Susan Zhang
T: +86 21 6209 5209

Organiser (Hong Kong): China International Exhibitions, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Contact: Vicky Leung
T: +852 2876 5114

Overseas Exhibition Services Ltd, London, United Kingdom
Contact: Marek Szandrowski
T: +44 (0)20 7840 2108

Exhibition profile: The international beverage and liquid technology and materials exhibition China BevTek provides a specialist forum for brewing, beverage and general liquid technology manufacturers specifically targeting the East China and international export markets. It displays liquid processing and packaging technology for industries producing beer, beverage, dairy products, sauces, liquid foods, oils and industrial liquids. China BevTek takes place alongside an associated exhibition for general processing and packaging, ProPak China.


Indopack11-15 September
Messe Mönchen, Munich, GERMANY

Contact (Worldwide): Messe Mönchen
T: +49 89 949-11318

Exhibition profile: drinktec 2017 is a catalyst for innovations and new developments. Groundbreaking new technology, products and solutions are presented here for the first time. But drinktec is also a barometer of sentiment in the industry. Exhibitors and visitors come together here to talk and to learn from each other. Often this is the place where long-term successful business partnerships start out.


7-11 October
Koelnmesse, Cologne, GERMANY

Organiser: Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 1, 50679 Cologne GERMANY
T: +49 1806 002 200  (Visitor hotline)

Exhibition profile: Trade Fair for the International Food Industry. The leading fair for industry, trade and catering trade
in the food and beverage sector

21st International Specialised Exhibition of Beer & Soft Drinks

Beer & Soft Drinks logo23-25 September
KyivExpoPlaza Exhibition Center,
Salyutna Str. 2-B, 04111 Kiev, UKRAINE

Contact: Agroinkom, Kiev, Ukraine
T: +38 (0)44 593 1901/1902/1903

Exhibition profile: The International Specialised Exhibition of Beer & Soft Drinks 2014 is a unique professional event for members of beer production, beer cocktails, malt beverages, as well as low-alcohol beverages and the soft drinks market. The latest developments and innovations in the areas of raw materials, machinery and equipment for breweries, micro-breweries, equipment for processing raw materials, transportation of raw materials and beverages, containers, labels, etc will all be featured at the show.

Drink Technology India

Drink Technology25-27 September
Bombay Exhibition Centre, NSE Exhibition Complex, Western Express Highway, Goregaon, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400 063, INDIA

Organiser (Asia): Messe Muenchen International India Pvt Ltd (MMI India)
Contact (Asia): Ms Avisha Desai, Project Manager
T: +91 (22) 4255 4710

Organiser (Europe): Messe Muenchen GmbH, Germany
Contact (Europe): Christina Maier, Exhibition Manager; Daniela Schellhorn, Exhibition Manager
T: +49 (89) 949 20114; +49 (89) 949 20806
E: /

Exhibition profile: Drink Technology India is a trade fair with unique benefits. The clear focus on beverage and liquid food technology. This show offers a unique platform for dialogue between international suppliers of machinery and trade visitors from India. It covers the entire process chain: raw materials, production, bottling, packaging and logistics solutions.

Packaging Innovations: London

Packaging Innovations 201430 September - 1st October
Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH, UNITED KINGDOM

Organiser: easyFairs UK Ltd, Twickenham,
Middlesex TW1 3QS, United Kingdom
Contacts: Shona Thomson, Marketing Project Manager
T: +44 (0)20 8843 8806

Exhibition profile: Packaging Innovations London 2014 is the leading annual packaging event for brand management, design and technology in the capital. The event is all about making connections, gaining exposure, seeing what the competition is doing and boosting your bottom line. The show attracts budget holders and influencers at consumer packaged goods companies and retailers that are seeking innovative and exceptional packaging design.


PPMA30 September - 2 October
National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham B40 1NT,

Contact: Tom Fisher, Marketing & Exhibition Administrator, Reed Exhibitions
T: +44 (0)20 8773 5510/8111

Exhibition profile: The PPMA Show is the UK’s leading processing & packaging machinery exhibition offering an unrivalled opportunity to view, evaluate and purchase the very best in cutting edge equipment and technologies to improve the productivity & profitability of your business. Nowhere else, can you view such a large array of machinery being demonstrated live.

China Brew and Beverage 2014

China Brew13-16 October
New China International Exhibition Center,
88 Yuxiang Road, Tianzhu Area, Shunyi District,
101318 Beijing, CHINA


Messe Munchen International GmbH
Contact: Markus Kosak, Exhibition Manager
T: +49 89 949 20112

MMI (Shanghai) Co. Ltd
Contact: Una He, Project Manager
T: +86 21 20205565/20205500

Local Companies Organiser: Beijing Zhongqing Heli International Exhibition Co. Ltd
T: +86 10 66017874 / 66085371 / 66012114

Exhibition profile: China Brew and Beverage, Asia's icon event for the brewing and beverage industries, has been reputed as the trendsetter of the industry and the brand name around the world. The event acts as a platform for machinery suppliers and buyers to have a face-to-face communication and establish their marketing network. China Brew and Beverage is dedicated to showcase the latest technology and equipment and provide trade visitors a one-stop purchasing site. Seminars and other industry activities during the show bring this biennial event into a world meeting for liquid food industries.

Vietbrew & Vietdrink 2014

Vietbrew12-14 November
Saigon Exhibition & Conference Center,
799 Nguyen Van Linh Parkway, District 7,
Ho Chi Minh City, VIETNAM

UBM Asia, HCMC Representative Office, Vietnam
Contact: Ms Toan
T: +84 8 5401 2718

UBM Asia, Hanoi Representative Office, Vietnam
Contact: Ms Yen
T: +84 4 6294 1626

UBM Malaysia
T: +603 2176 8788

Exhibition profile: Vietbrew - Vietdrink 2014 is the premier international trade exhibition and conference for Vietnam's fast expanding brewing and beverage industry. Organised by UBM Asia, the leading exhibition organiser in Asia, the event brings together international and regional manufacturers and suppliers of machinery. More than 6,000 industry professionals and 200 exhibitors are expected to inform themselves about the latest trends and the newest technology in the brewing industry.