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ProPak Vietnam - The Largest and Most International Processing and Packaging Exhibition in Vietnam Returns in March

See new processing and packaging technology in action, connect with current suppliers, source for potential partners and get recharged for the year ahead.


Ho Chi Minh City, 19 December 2017 – Organized by SES Vietnam Exhibition Services (also known as UBM VES), the industry-leading processing and packaging exhibition in Vietnam, ProPak Vietnam, is set to return from 20 to 22 March 2018 at Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC), with the largest and most international range of technology and integrated solutions catering to all segments of the processing and packaging industry.

Since its inception in 2003, ProPak Vietnam has grown steadily and tremendously to become the valuable and opportune platform for industry players to build up their brands, maintain strategic relationships, establish numerous promising contacts and close fruitful business deals. Into its 13th edition, the comprehensive annual event marks the biggest scale in its history, spanning up to 10,000 square meters of the entire exhibition space.

The premier sourcing and networking platform for food, drink and pharmaceutical processing and packaging technology in Vietnam

The inaugural three-day staging will once again congregate a multitude of industry leaders and professionals working in the high-value sectors of processing and packaging. The event is anticipated to house over 420 participating companies from 29 countries and regions, which include a strong lineup of 11 group pavilions from many of the world’s current powerhouse economies such as India, Denmark, Italy, Germany, China, Korea, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. An impressive number of major international brands have officially confirmed their return to the event, for instances, Bericap, Chumpower, DKSH, Flowcrete, Fuji, Heat and Control, Ishida, Joiepack Industrial, MNB Technologies, Mekong Technology, Phu Loc Technologies, Song Song, Uchida, amongst others.

A vast range of technical innovation, sophisticated technologies and formidable machinery catering to every facet of the industry will be on full-scale display, with Food Processing & Packaging; Pharmaceutical Processing & Packaging; Bottling & Beverage Technology; Canning Technology; Barcoding, Printing & Labeling; Filling Machinery and Systems; Food Safety & Hygiene Technology commanding the majority of the exhibits.

Following significant attendance in the previous editions, ProPak Vietnam 2018 is poised to draw a high caliber of over 8,200 trade visitors from 45 countries and regions, making it one of the largest and most comprehensive editions in years. Most of the visitors are coming from major brands across all vertical markets: beer, beverage, cosmetics, dairy, food, household chemicals, industrial and pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Valuable knowledge gleaned from technical seminars

The conference program held alongside ProPak Vietnam provides an ultimate knowledge platform which, over the years, has become the definitive gathering of technical experts and cross-industry leaders, equipping participants with ample networking opportunities, critical business insights and lively debates on the most topical issues facing the processing and packaging sectors in Vietnam. 

The 2018 edition of ProPak Vietnam is once again well equipped with the carefully crafted technical seminars hosted by the Vietnam Association of Food Science and Technology (VAFoST) and Lean Six Sigma Network, with keynote speeches and topic areas ranging from food safety controls and risk management to emerging trends in industrial water treatment processes.

ProPak Vietnam 2017 concluded with a resounding success!

Staging from 21 to 23 March 2017, the last edition of ProPak Vietnam garnered a strong attention of 407 exhibiting companies, 11 international group pavilions as well as an impressive turnout of close to 8.000 qualified visitors. More than 300 buyer delegations from major local and regional establishments leveraged the exhibition to network, learn and get updated with the latest industrial developments, including Acecook Vietnam, Ajinomoto Vietnam, Ba Huan, Heineken Vietnam, Kimberly Clark Vietnam, Masan, Kinh Do, Nestle, Saigon Nutrifood, Sapporo Vietnam, Suntory Pepsico Vietnam, Vifon, Vinamilk, to name a few. Most of the visitors were thrilled and satisfied with the overall experience at the event, of which 95% were eager to return to the next edition in 2018.

Held alongside the exhibition was a string of uplifting and highly inspirational seminars, bringing together well-known industry experts speaking on a variety of the most topical issues. The “Improving the Quality of Rice and Rice Products” conference organized by the Vietnam Association of Food Science and Technology (VAFoST) brought to light new development surrounding the rice processing industry in Vietnam, with the main focus on rice quality control systems, trends and techniques in rice-based product production. Lean Six Sigma Network, on the other hand, was also onboard with a seminar entitled “Water Quality and Management for Food Processing - A Case Study on Process Water for Beer Brewing”, continuing to provide in-depth information concerning various aspects of the water used in the local food processing industry.

Stay tuned for the next ProPak Vietnam in the Spring of 2018!

Processing and packaging is considered to be one of the emerging industries with massive growth potential, whose development has greatly impacted upon other sectors and industries, contributing to increase export revenue, foster business interfacing, and enhance overall trade and investment relations between Vietnam and other countries.

ProPak Vietnam 2018 will return from 20 to 22 March 2018 at Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC), incorporated with Plastics & Rubber Vietnam 2018 – The 7th trade event for plastics and rubber manufacturing technologies and materials. Save the date to attend and see live displays of innovative products, cutting-edge advancements and applications all under one roof!

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Notes to Editors:

Event at a glance:

Exhibition:    Propak Vietnam 2018

Venue:          Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC)

Address:       799 Nguyen Van Linh Parkway, Tan Phu Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Date:             20 – 23 March 2018 (Tues – Thu)

Time:             0900hrs – 1700hrs


About ProPak Vietnam (

ProPak Vietnam is the largest and most international trade event for the rapidly expanding processing and packaging industries in Vietnam and Indochina. This annual event is dedicated to technology suppliers involved in the food, drink and pharmaceutical processing and packaging, plus the printing and labeling industries, bringing together thousands of industry leaders and professionals from all segments of the supply chain under one roof.

Not only sourcing the best-of-breed products, services and technological solutions, visitors to ProPak Vietnam will also have the opportunity to network with over 380 high-profile exhibitors from around the world, discuss potential business partnerships, as well as exchange knowledge and perspectives with a plethora of thought leaders and industry experts.

About UBM Asia (

With a track record spanning over 30 years and a strong global presence in 24 major cities across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia is the largest trade show organiser in the region, and the largest commercial organiser in China, India, Malaysia and Thailand. We provide you with a one-stop diversified global platform for high value business matching, quality market news and online trading networks. Every year, we connect over 2,000,000 buyers and sellers from 150 countries and regions.

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10,000 Sqm/Exhibition Area  554 Exhibitors| From 31 countries / regions 9122 Trade Visitors| From 31 countries/ regions 8 International Group Pavilions