Largest food fair to be held in Singapore this week

Singapore, 7 September 2011 – Singapore is hosting the World Food Fair 2011 that will showcase the most comprehensive and scrumptious spread of local, Asian and International favourites from tomorrow to Sunday (8 to 11 September 2011).

The event, organised by Exhibits Inc, a subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings, is billed as the largest annual food and beverage event in Singapore. It will be held at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The four-day event is open from 11am to 10pm daily and is expected to attract over 250,000 visitors.

Melvin Koh, General Manager, Exhibits Inc, said: “The World Food Fair has grown tremendously with the development of the F&Bindustry. Our aim has always been to maximise value for our exhibitors and visitors, through raising the standards and variety of the event and its components.”

Visitors to the food fair will be able to sample new products from an array of leading food and beverage manufacturers and suppliers, while enjoying discounts on selected products. Those who take part in the World Food Fair newspaper cut-out coupon lucky draw could also win a cash prize of $6,888. This cut-out coupon can be found in The Straits Times, The New Paper, My Paper, Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao and Shin Min Daily News from 7 to 11 September.

For the first time, the World Food Fair will be giving away 2000 pieces of vouchers (worth $5 each) on Thursday 8 September and Friday 9 September only. The vouchers will be given away between 11am and 4pm at the entrance of Hall 404 (limited to one voucher per person).

 

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For more information, please contact:

Melvin Koh

General Manager

Exhibits Inc.

DID: 6747 4620

Email: melvinkoh@exhibitsinc.com.sg

 

Gary Yeo

Assistant Manager

Corporate Communications

Singapore Press Holdings Limited

DID: 6319 1225

Email: garyyeo@sph.com.sg

About Exhibits Inc.

Exhibits Inc Pte Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), is the leading organiser in Singapore and the producer of Singapore’s largest consumer exhibitions namely: IT SHOW, COMEX, Food and Beverage Fair and World Food Fair.

With a proven track record of over 17 years, Exhibits Inc has an extensive expertise and experience in developing, planning and executing consumer exhibitions every year, involving more than 1000 exhibitors, more than 1 million visitors including journalists locally and abroad. Backed by SPH’s comprehensive range of advertising and media assets, Exhibits Inc is poised to become the key player in the MICE industry with significant presence in the consumer sector.

Apart from its competence in running consumer events, Exhibits Inc offers exhibitors an excellent range of quality services, ensuring the best possible support before, during and after the show.

Exhibits Inc strives to “Be Recognised as Asia’s Leading Producer of Events” while conducting its business in a socially responsible manner. It aims to return a maximum benefit to its shareholders and clients. Exhibits Inc is committed to grow the exhibition industry, opening up new fields and new potential for growth in just about every industry.

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Southeast Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.

Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing 

In Singapore, SPH publishes 18 newspaper titles in four languages. Every day, 3 million individuals or 77 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH’s news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. SPH’s subsidiaries, Straits Times Press and Focus Publishing, produce quality books and periodicals in English and Chinese.

Internet and Mobile

Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 263 million page views with 18 million unique visitors every month. Apart from SPH AsiaOne portal, SPH’s online and new media initiatives include an online marketplace for products, services and employment, ST701; Stomp, omy.sg, and The Straits Times RazorTV.

Broadcasting

SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. In the radio business, SPH has an 80 per cent stake in SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations Radio 100.3 in Chinese and 91.3FM in English.

Events and Outdoor Advertising

SPH’s events subsidiary Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore’s leading Digital Out-of-Home advertising company.

Properties

SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore’s main shopping belt. Its latest retail development, The Clementi Mall, started business operations in 2011. SPH’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, has also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.

 

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