HOFEX 2023

HOFEX 2023

With the lift of Hong Kong’s travel curbs, F&B enthusiasts from around the world are now free to roam the city to write new food stories! Want to feast your eyes on a dizzying array of new flavours and culinary concepts? Looking to gain foothold in the reviving culinary capital of Asia? Join us at HOFEX from 10 – 12 May 2023 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, we are ready to achieve what you have been dreaming of!


Who Should Visit? 

Hotel / Spa / Resort Management Restaurant / Fast Food / Foodservice Management Retail Chain / Supermarket / Hypermarket / Department Store / Convenience Store Management Executive Chef / Chef / Cook F & B Importer / Distributor Seafood Importer / Distributor / Wholesaler / Retailer Alcoholic Drinks Buyer / Retailer F & B / Catering Manager Purchasing / Merchandising Manager / Buyer Foodservice Equipment & Hotel Supplies Dealer / Distributor Airline / Institutional Caterer / Ship Chandler Operation / Production Manager Sales & Marketing Manager Banqueting Manager Sommeliers / Bartender Bar / Club Manager Accountants / Financial Controller Architects / Interior Designer Chief Engineer Consultant EDP / MIS Manager Telecommunications / IT Manager Executive Housekeeping Front Office Manager Travel Agent Management Dietician / Nutritionist / Food Technologist'

HOFEX is the destination to learn, network and gain market insights. Each event gathers a vast amount of F&B importers, wholesalers and retailers, as well as high-profile buyers from restaurants, hotels and supermarkets, under one roof to source for their business. Exhibitors are also welcome to sponsor the events and invite VIPs to attend.

Admission Details
  • Open to food and hospitality industry only
  • General public and persons below the age of 18 will not be permitted entry
  • The organiser reserves the rights to verify the trade identity of pre-registrants and to refuse admission to any visitors deemed inappropriate


HOFEX 2023 will take place in the award-winning, multipurpose-built Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre which is one of the largest in Asia. Located in heart of Wanchai on the Hong Kong Island, the centre is one of the world’s most impressive, efficient and functional exhibition venues for exhibitors and buyers alike.

  1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Competitions & Awards

Hong Kong International Culinary Classic (HKICC)
HOFEX's flagship event endorsed by the World Association of Chef's Societies.

A new-to-HOFEX event to challenge Baristas a full spectrum of coffee making and serving skills.

Hong Kong Professional Mixologist Challenge 2021
Talented bartenders and mixologists from around the region will showcase their signature cocktails.

Special Hotel Deals

Take advantage of the great offers from our Recommended Hotels! Special rates will only be available when the bookings are made through our Official Travel Agent – Gray Line Tours of Hong Kong Ltd. Special rates are applicable during 10-12 May 2023 on first come first serve basis. Room rates for other hotels are also available from the Official Travel Agent upon request.

With any purchase of Gray Line services, you can enjoy further discounted rates for the Airport Express Ticket and 3 Days Tourist SIM Card!

Official Travel Agents

5/F, Cheong Hing Building, 72 Nathan Road , Tsimshatsui,
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Ms Eugenie Lok
+852 2207 7236


Ms Ann Kung
+886 02-2563-4083
+886 933391608 (Hand Phone)
+886 02-2563-4086
(Line) anny201311 (Skype) abwtaann (QQ) 2244185298

Debuted in 1987, HOFEX has been taking the F&B and hospitality industries on numerous extraordinary journeys of culinary delicacies from all over the world, bringing the most comprehensive selection of food & drinks, hospitality equipment & supplies products to Asia.

Over the years, HOFEX has gradually become a global sourcing powerhouse, connecting F&B professionals from around the world to drive positive changes. In the midst of pandemic, HOFEX has led F&B peers to push through adversity by creating global trade opportunities for over 1,000 brands and exhibitors, as well as more than 21,000 visitors, proving its irreplaceable role and influence in the F&B and hospitality industries.

Now the toughest time has passed, HOFEX is ready to surpass itself and reach new milestones. In the upcoming 2023 edition, HOFEX is again expected to line up international exhibitors and brands with trade buyers to rebuild ties, catch up on new trends and innovate for the future. Covering sectors such as Food & drinks, meat, bakery & confectionery, coffee, foodservice equipment & supplies, tableware & hospitality supplies and hospitality technology, the expo will offer a world stage of innovation that will leave you in awe.

Continuing the successful cooperation with food and hospitality, ProWine Hong Kong will continue to be held as part of HOFEX 2023, bringing a diverse assemblage of established wine labels while offering the best practices, credibility and global recognition brought about by ProWein Düsseldorf – the World's leading international trade fair for wines and spirits. From Bar Equipment & Accessories, Wine, Spirits, Champagne, Whisky to Beer, the show covers everything needed to make wine business sizzling.

In addition to F&B product showcase, HOFEX is also a cradle of ideas and talents, with an array of exciting events held throughout the three days. As the flagship event of HOFEX, Hong Kong International Culinary Classic (HKICC) will bring together a star-
studded lineup of chefs to unveil the next culinary trend and food masterpieces. 

Endorsed by World Association of Chef's Societies (WACs) and co-organised with the Hong Kong Chefs Associations (HKCA), the competition will see over 300 chefs, cooks, pastry chefs and apprentices to showcase their skills and creativity in categories such as Afternoon Tea Set, Pastry, Chinese & Western Cuisine.

Business, innovations, connections, trends, insights… HOFEX has got everything that will make your business big! Mark your calendar for this all-time favorite industry event and stay tuned for updates by following our official website and social media.

For more information, please visit:


Informa Markets Inc.

Informa Markets creates trading, innovation, and growth platforms for industries and specialist markets. We have over 550 international B2B events and brands in markets such as Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Construction & Real Estate, Fashion & Apparel, Hospitality, Food & Beverage, and Health & Nutrition. Through face-to-face exhibitions, specialist digital content, and actionable data solutions, we provide customers and partners all over the world with opportunities to engage, experience, and do business. As the world's leading exhibition organizer, we bring to life a diverse range of specialist markets, unlocking opportunities and assisting them in thriving 365 days a year. Please visit for more information.

Informa Market
1701-05, China Resources Building,
26 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
+852 3709 4981
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