— Expo Tableware of the 25th HOTELEX Shanghai 2016

SHANGHAI, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The 6th Table Setting Contest, organized by the Hotel Branch of Shanghai Tourism Industry Association and Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co., Ltd., will take place in conjunction with HOTELEX Shanghai & Expo Tableware in Hall W4 and W5 of Shanghai New International Expo Center from 29th March to 1st April, 2016. Under the theme of "Chinese and Western Table Setting Contest", the event will blend Chinese and Western feast table setting and Western buffet display in content to conform to domestic and foreign catering design.

Expo Tableware 2016
Expo Tableware 2016

With the association’s support and guidance each year, Shanghai starred hotels are also pouring great enthusiasm into the contest. In 2015, the Table Setting Contest, with the theme  "Sea’s Dream", attracted 12 hotels, a 14% growth against the last edition, to participate. The exhibiting brands of tableware sector in HOTELEX are constantly rising by 10% annually and are expected to grow continuously in HOTELEX Shanghai 2016. The total area of tableware display is expected to reach 20,000 square meters. It is also expected to attract a total of 200 exhibitors. At present, 90% of its booths have been ordered.

At the event, there will be not only display of tableware and vessels but also a display of table auxiliary appliances. In terms of product materials, products are made from porcelain, glass, stainless steel, gold and silver ware, acrylic plastics, crystal, melamine, bamboo & wood and green eco-friendly materials, etc.

On the basis of original Western-style food and buffet display, the Table Setting Contest in 2016 will add Chinese feast and large banquet table setting, making participants experiencing the charm of Chinese and Western table setting comprehensively. The contest is carried out according to the standard of ten people at one round table. Apart from table setting, napkin folding and dining-table floriculture are also highlights of table setting for Chinese food. Large banquet table setting, namely Western banquet table setting is prepared for official banquets to serve important high-order people. One outstanding feature of Western-style food is using knives and forks and a variety of tableware.

In recent years, the competition in hotel and catering chain business has been rising to a competition in corporate culture and service details. Operators are required to highlight individual characteristics, update and innovate, and get to know developments of the times. They are in more urgent need of inner quality and cultural deposit. Obviously, operators should be concerned with both catering circumstances and tableware. As one of the important elements in industry competition, design concept permeates in each detail of tableware. The styles of tableware and restaurant should complement each other. Original tableware not only makes a hotel look more upscale but also reflects the hotels’ taste and attention to details. In order to satisfy demands of operators, tableware manufacturers are launching increasingly haute and luxurious products; meanwhile, they are launching individualized products meeting requirements of catering operators as well.

Expo Tableware has been attracting globally well-known tableware brands thanks to its haute market orientation and high-quality onsite service. According to the organizer, Expo Tableware 2016 has secured the presence of many well-known firms and leading brands, including Athena, Equip Asia, Gold Spark, Xiamen Etown, ARC Glassware, Libbey, First Asia, ARSLONGA, HomeBase, Luzerne, CAMEO China, P&L, East Xiamen the Saint Trade Ltd., Nansong, Miracle Dynasty, Boning, Huaguang and Gaochun, etc. These exhibitors will display and demonstrate their new products and cutting-edge technologies.

Editor’s notes:

About HOTELEX Shanghai 2016

The 25th HOTELEX Shanghai 2016 will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Center from March 29 to April 1, 2016 with an exhibition area exceeding 200,000 square meters. The event will bring together over 2,000 leading companies from 130 countries and regions and 100,000 industry leaders & trade professionals.

HOTELEX is organized by China Tourism Hotel Association and Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo International Exhibition Co., Ltd., and also guided by the Shanghai Tourism Bureau.

As one of the largest and most influential trade shows serving China’s entire hospitality and catering industry for 24 years, HOTELEX is a one-stop procurement platform which contains 15 themed sectors, including Catering Equipment Supply, Tableware, Appliance Amenities, Textile, IT & Security, Fitness & Leisure, Food & Beverage, Coffee & Tea, Bakery & Ice Cream, Wine & Spirits, Hotel Building, Hotel Engineering, Hotel Design, Hotel Cleaning, and Hotel Furniture. It is a dedicated trade show which also focuses on practices in innovative elements and green concepts in the industry of hotel appliances.

Meanwhile, competitions of unprecedented scale will be held as well in HOTELEX Shanghai 2016, providing audience with all-round experience in vision and taste that participants cannot miss.

About Expo Finefood 2016

Expo Finefood 2016 is a one-stop procurement platform that features high-quality imported food products and food ingredients catering to hotels, restaurants, bars, cafes, clubs and hospitality industry. As a part of HOTELEX Shanghai 2016, Expo Finefood showcases four-theme exhibition sectors including Food & Beverage, Coffee & Tea, bakery & Ice Cream and Wine & Spirits.

In order to provide better visiting experience and increase professional buyers at the event, visitor registration at HOTELEX Shanghai 2016 will adopt the system of ticket purchase in admission. Each ticket will be priced at 50 yuan. Professional visitors will be granted with VIP visit permits for free through online pre-registration: visit www.hotelex.cn or scan the below QRcode to follow "HOTELEX Shanghai" to pre-register online now!

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