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Hospitality 360°
13-16 March 2014

A Complete Solution for the Global Hospitality Industry

Formerly known as The Hospitality Show, the event offer products and services for all aspects of the hospitality industry operations. As Asia’s most anticipated hospitality trade event, it will take place from Thursday, 13 to Sunday, 16 March 2014 at the Singapore EXPO. Co-located with the International Furniture Fair Singapore 2014/31st ASEAN Furniture Show (IFFS/AFS 2014) and The Décor Show 2014, this year’s edition brings leading suppliers and key buyers from around the world to Singapore for an industry-shaping experience.

The emergence of new, expanding markets and the traditionally strong economic status of countries in Asia have led to a hospitality and tourism industry boom in the past decade, with more than 220, 000 first class or luxury hotel rooms expected to be built across China and the ASEAN region in the next 12 months*. Hospitality 360° positions itself as the ideal platform to take advantage of this upswing by meeting the needs of exhibitors and trade visitors alike; providing a clear avenue to understand current market trends and adopt a next generation mindset.

Hospitality 360° is launched by a joint venture comprising IFFS Pte Ltd, who has three decades of organising furniture trade shows in Asia and around the world, and dmg :: events, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc, one of the largest media companies in the United Kingdom, which is responsible for over 80 exhibitions, conferences and online platforms in up to 25 countries each year.

“These are exciting times for the global hospitality industry, driven by a remarkable demand for facilities in Asia. Working closely with our partners dmg :: events, IFFS Pte Ltd has designed Hospitality 360° to support this growth by connecting high quality exhibitors and discerning buyers under one roof, providing a true 360 degree solution,” enthuses Mr Ernie Koh, the Chairman of IFFS Pte Ltd. “Our mix of international exhibitors with hundreds of years of design pedigree and the finest young, creative upstarts in the furniture design world will certainly provide trade delegates with an exhaustive range of offerings to meet their varying needs.”

In keeping with previous editions of the show, delegates will be able to view the latest industry innovations and designs; such as the outdoor and bathroom wooden furniture presented by MMF Timber Hub from Singapore. Featuring a new decay-resistant natural wood material, their range of well-designed eco-friendly furniture would serve as the ideal addition to developers who seek a rustic, relaxing ambience in their properties. Connoisseurs who seek a statement light installation to set their property apart would be delighted to know that Preciosa Lighting will have a significant presence at Hospitality 360°, showcasing nearly three centuries of design heritage.

“Preciosa has been synonymous with quality craftsmanship and innovative design in Europe for the last 289 years,” comments Jan J Zastera, the Managing Director of Preciosa Lighting. “We see Hospitality 360° as the ideal avenue to increase our visibility in Asia and reach out to a new world of prospective buyers from this booming hospitality industry. We were pleasantly surprised to find out that three of the custom lights we sold at last year’s event were actually purchased for display in residences, demonstrating the growing appreciation for unique, customdesigned quality light installations in the region.”

To give first-time trade buyers an optimal experience, Hospitality 360° features a New Buyer Programme, facilitating close co-operation with the burgeoning Asian hospitality industry that has displayed a vociferous appetite for impeccably designed, quality furniture and furnishings. Open for registration online, this initiative matches up to 100 prospective buyers and decision makers with businesses that are equipped to offer a suite of hospitality solutions in an exclusive business setting provided at Hospitality 360°, as well as The Décor Show and IFFS 2014.

Strategically located in Singapore, the economic gateway to Asia, Hospitality 360° delivers a vibrant collection of artisanal designs, luxurious contemporary interiors, essential equipment and innovative technologies under one roof, offering delegates the opportunity to explore, engage and experience the best of global hospitality in one show.