Thursday June 16th, 2016
Pasco, WA – The Food And Beverage Retention & Expansion Opportunities Expo (FABREO) attracted over 80 businesses and organizations nationwide to Washington State’s #1 wine producing region Of Pasco, WA. The two day event was held on 15 JUN and 16 JUN, attended by Wineries, food and beverage brokers, distributors, retailers, gift buyers, importers and exporters looking for new and innovative products and business opportunities in the food and beverage industry.
Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), who signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of Pasco last summer, have taken a lead in bringing businesses from Hong Kong for this tradeshow. With an invitation from HKTDC, the Hong Kong – Greater China Business Association of Washington (HKBAW), is proud to be the exclusive business chamber present at this event. Along with HKBAW, our association’s corporate members, Delta Air Lines, Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC), Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), Washington Export Group, were also present along side HKTDC at the Hong Kong Pavilion.
Attendees also had the opportunity to network with industry professionals, share ideas and contacts, and joining up to 8 seminars during the two-day long expo, from topics ranging from Marketing, how to access the Chinese market, to leveraging State and Federal Resources. As Gary A. White, Producer of FABREO Expo pointed out, “China presents one of the greatest business opportunities in American agricultural history!”.
Read more about the FABREO Expo here.
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Recap by Homing Tam
Recap: HKBAW and HKTDC join forces at the Second Annual FABREO Food & Beverage Expo