VIV Asia 2019: Feed, food and animal health in focus

viv 18fVIV Asia 2019 takes place from 13-15 March 2019 at the big Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC) exhibition centre in Bangkok, featuring Asia’s outstanding feed-to-food event that covers all species and every part of the animal protein value chain such as processing of poultry and eggs, red meat, fish and dairy products

Organised by VNU Exhibitions Europe, a daughter company of the Dutch trade show organiser Jaarbeurs, and VNU Exhibitions Asia Pacific, a subsidiary company located in Bangkok, about 1,250 exhibitors from 60 countries are expected to attend the show including global and regional market leaders as well as national Asian players of growing importance, displaying the latest products and services for all animal protein producers and processors.

New business opportunities

VIV Asia 2019 is a platform where animal protein industry executives from throughout the Asian region will meet the experienced and reliable suppliers they need for their business. The visitors will be representing forward-thinking businesses active in the sectors of meat, eggs, milk and aquaculture.

The leaders of many of Asia’s most prominent food companies as well as directors and managers of animal protein production and processing operations will be benefitted from VIV Industry Leaders priority treatment.

Showcasing innovative products

VIV Asia 2019 will be showcasing new innovative products. Linzhou Animore will showcase new feed additive NCG, Vetpharma will present new bovine respiratory disease management solution and Keminto to display Clostat as a solution for antibiotics in swine.

Recently, ZhengChang ha announced installing equipment to produce livestock and poultry feeds in Bangladesh. Dinnissen covers its cloud-based Productivity Platform. Delacon refers to consumer surveys of plant-based feed additives.

The conference will be focussing on a wide range of sectors including feedmill, feed ingredients and additives manufacturers, animal health manufacturers and distributors, veterinarians, nutritionists, breeders, farm owners and farm employees, animal industry equipment manufacturers as well as distributors, processing companies, food retailers, marketing and sales managers, importers and exporters, researchers and consultants, media and associations, engineers and technicians and many others.

Across the animal proteins spectrum

A high-tech animal health conference will focus on pig health and advanced pig farming sessions and an aquafeed extrusion short course.

The programme will also focus on emerging poultry trends. A meeting will be held by the World Veterinary Poultry Association with its Thailand branch, describing poultry meat as ‘the value protein for one’s health.’ Moreover, the pet-sector interest of VIV Asia visitors has prompted a conference dedicated to pet animal health and nutrition.

Asian Food & Tech Trends will focus on food engineering aspect of the exhibition. In addition, there will be conferences on feed management for dairy cows in a tropical zone and strategies to replace antibiotic growth promoters.

A VIV Asia Special, the aqua world gets bigger at the show and includes both an attractive Aquatic pavilion and conferences such as Aquatic Asia and Aqua Feed Extrusion. Aquatic Asia 2019 will describe challenges and opportunities in aquaculture sector featuring Asian feed and food safety. A meeting by the Federation of Asian Veterinary Associations (FAVA) is set to cover antimicrobial resistance ‘from science to policy.’

During the show, DairyTech will focus on profitable dairy production, with a dedicated pavilion and a special series of content programmes, seminars and exhibitors. A dairytech programme is “The challenging of dairy feed management for good milk quality of dairy cattle in tropical zone.”

Pet health and nutrition is a VIV Asia Special within the VIV Asia content offer, consisting of a conference programme organised by VIV and partners. The session will discuss trends in petfood and pet health, food safe petfood factory design, nutritional management of gastrointestinal diseases, petfood and hypersensitivity etc.

Event manager Zhenja Antochin declared, “The pre-show promotion campaigns for VIV Asia 2019 are targeting a number of crucial countries in the wider Asia-Pacific region including China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Japan and of course Thailand. We are organising important delegations from each of these countries and others as well, representing their most forward-thinking businesses active in the sectors of meat, eggs, milk and aquaculture.”

Side events

VIV Asia 2019 offers a wide range of side events in venues close to BITEC.

Positive Action Publications will present Broiler Breeder 2019 in the Hilton Sukhumvit in Bangkok on 12 March. The conference will focus some of the major topical management and disease issues that impact the bottom line in modern, intensive broiler breeder production in Asia.

Pig Health 2019 will look at some of the important topical management and disease issues associated with changes that impact modern pig production in Asia on 15 March.

Mycotoxins 2019, on 12 March 12, will look at managing this major health and productivity threat across the Asia-Pacific region.

“We expect more than 50,000 visits in March 2019,” event manager Zhenja Antochin declared. “Past editions have achieved the highest approval ratings from visitors and exhibitors of any event organised by VIV worldwide. We are determined that the March 2019 show will confirm that degree of value and satisfaction for everyone concerned and the key role we play in serving industry leaders from all parts of Asia and beyond. Our job is to make sure that the event has excellent and specific features to suit all visitors and that everyone in the feed-to-food chain is aware of the value of visiting.”

Some of the exhibitor lists include Metro exporters, Veterinary Medicine Company – TRAVETCO, A&S Thai Works Co, Ltd, Aviagen Group, BASF (Thai) Limited, BMC Groupe, BIC Chemical Co, Ltd, CCPA GROUP, CEVA Polchem Private Limited, ADM Protexin Limited, Zhejiang Vega Bio-technology Co,Ltd, Vetracare, Socorex Isba SA, THESEO, Prosol SPA, Range Pharma Malaysia, Rensin Chemicals Limited and many others.

6th GFFC by IFIF preceding VIV Asia

VIV Asia 2019 is a central point of a feed-to-food week in Bangkok. The week begins with the 6th Global Feed and Food Congress at the city’s Shangri-La Hotel before VIV Asia starts at BITEC. A number of other business meetings will also be held in the city by media partners and companies at various locations across the same week.

The aim is to strengthen Bangkok’s international position as a global business hub, providing platform to connect people from around the world to expand business opportunities.

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