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Retail & Hospitality Forum


The Retail & Hospitality Forum is one of the best places in SIAL China to improve your understand and of different trends and industries. Each year, this unique two-day B2B event welcomes experts from some of the world's more innovative companies and respected firms. 

Why should you attend? 

  • Learn about important trends, and best practices from industry experts to expand your understanding
  • Network with other professionals in attendance

Forum Theme

  • Development trend of beverage consumption market in China;
  • The development of functional food in China;
  • Private label trends in China;
  • Development trend and overview of HoReCa industry;
  • Sustainability including food safety, environment working condition, cross-border e-commerce.

2019 Forum Speakers


Top qualified specialty trust institution - Sovereign,
Consultants and experts from XTC World Innovation,
World's leading independent provider of strategic market research - Euromonitor,
Consulate General of Mexico,

2019 Forum Schedule

14th May
Time Topic Company Speaker
10:00-10:45 Bubble Tea Industry Overview and Beyond Euromonitor International Dorrit CHEN
11:00-12:00 Succeeding in Chinese E-commerce The Sovereign Group Robbert GORRIS
13:00-13:45 The 3rd Consumer Way of Beverage Retailer Shanghai Huibeijian Industrial Co., Ltd. Ryan GM
14:00-14:45 Importance of Functional Waters in
the Growing Water Category and Launch
of Al Ain Zero.

Agthia Group PJSC
Tariq Ahmed Saeed Al Wahedi CEO
15:00-16:00 Tequila A Gift from México to the World Consulate General of Mexico in Shanghai &
Tequila Regulatory Council
Amb. Lorena Larios, (Consul General of México)
& Ms. Alba Avilés

15th May
Time Topic Company Speaker
10:00-10:45 Trends in food product innovation XTC World Innovation Xavier TERLET
11:00-12:00 RATIONAL SelfCookingCenter® China
Commercial Kitchen Standard Configuration
RATIONAL Trading (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd. Benjamin LUAN
13:00-13:45 Healthy Life and Food Culture of Nordic Scandic Trading Limited Per LINDEN
14:00-14:45 Food Business Opportunity in China
E-commerce Market Focus on Snack,
Liquor, Dairy & Fresh Category

Nint (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Emma LIN
15:00-16:00 Key Elements of Brand Building TimeThink Alex ZHUO