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Officials announcing the expo at a press conference.

Bahrain to host hospitality and restaurant expo in March

MANAMA, 19 days ago

Bahrain will host its first international hospitality and restaurant exhibition, BHR Expo 2018, from March 21 to 24, next year.
 
The expo, being organised  with the support of the kingdom’s government and the chairmanship of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain, will be held under the patronage of Shaikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa. 
 
Culinaire & Beyond, Bahrain’s very own home-grown hospitality and restaurant experts, announced the landmark initiative at a press conference today. The expo is aimed at boosting creativity and growth in the hospitality and restaurant sectors in Bahrain. 
 
The purpose of the international exhibition is to create an ecosystem within Bahrain for visitors, investors and business owners to meet, create lucrative linkages and partner for mutually beneficial goals, said organisers.
 
The press conference was opened by Culinaire & Beyond CEO Leena Ahmed Al Mannai who shared a details of the BHR Expo 2018. 
 
The four-day expo will begin with a culinary tour organised by the official tour partners @Bahrain for International exhibitors and visitors to truly understand the flavours, culture and creativity of Bahrain. 
 
A forum will take place on March 22. Great care has been taken in crafting a memorable experience for exhibitors and visitors, and the exhibition also entails the first ever regional culinary competition managed  in partnership with world-renowned food expert Chef Rosario Scarpato, CEO of The I Factor, a Hong Kong based company specialized in events design and management, integrated communication and high quality multimedia productions, said organisers. 
 
Labour Fund Tamkeen has announced its strategic partnership for the BHRExpo2018.
 
Dr Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi, chief executive of Tamkeen, stated: "Tamkeen had always maintained an encouraging attitude towards startups and SME’s throughout the past decade by launching and supporting many initiatives to meet industry's specific needs."
 
He added: "Restaurant & Hospitality sectors in the Kingdom of Bahrain are very vital and promising. We are keen to see our impact on the growth of these sectors and we will continue supporting it through our wide range of support including financial and training solutions in addition to grants and advisory services."
 
Yousef Al Khan, director of marketing & tourism promotions at Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority, spoke about the impact of a developed leisure, business-friendly gastronomic region and encouraged the initiative due to its positive influence on tourism. He spoke of maintaining optimum standards of services and products within these industries to ensure tourists as well as residents received a consistent, extraordinary experience.  – TradeArabia News Service
 



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