Global Food + Beverage Expo Brings the World to Las Vegas in October

The brainchild of Global Food & Beverage Expo (GFBE), Dr. Yen-Soon Kim, Ph.D., R.D., a UNLV Food & Beverage scholar and Event Management Department Chair, builds on the efforts of Vegas Food Expo, a three-day conference and two- day trade show that will feature over 200 up-and-coming American brands alongside global importing and exporting companies in a bigger show designed to amplify trends from all corners of the globe.

From 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Wednesday, October 9th and 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Thursday, October 10th, GFBE’s innovative brands will welcome retailers, distributors, hotels/restaurants, students, educators and investors in the 171,000 square venue. Also new are components that make this a truly immersive, comprehensive experience.

In addition to the exhibition, events include:

  • Kick off / Networking Party: Tuesday 8th at 4pm
  •  G-Conference: featuring inspiring, informational talks by Global industry leaders
  • Hospitality Innovative Technology (HIT) Hub: from sustainability and production to order, distribution, POS and more.
  • Career Fair
  • Chef Competition
  • Disgusting Food Museum pop-up

“Our team is working to bring together disruptive exhibitors; those poised to garner greater consumer exposure based on their originality, quality, packaging and mission, with large, international brands in a world-class gathering showcasing what’s new and what’s next, all here in Las Vegas,” enthuses event creator Dr. Yen-Soon Kim. “We’re proud to announce our 501(c)(3) status,” she adds.

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