Informa forms a joint venture company with Inter Health Expo in China

Informa Exhibitions forms a joint venture company with the organizer of the Inter Health Expo in Guangzhou on 16 May 2017. Inter Health is an international annual B2B trade show launched 14 years ago on nutrition and health food products, held at the Guangzhou Import and Export Fair Complex. Being the first of its kind in introducing ‘big health’ concept onto a trade show platform in China, Inter Health Expo is the largest health food exhibition in China.

Inter Health Expo covers a wide range of health sector including nutrition and health food, food for special medical purpose, TCM, special food, infant food, natural food, organic food, healthcare services, imported foods, high-end drinking water etc. With the increasing demand for health food, Inter Health Expo was doubling its size in the past three years. It is going to expand to 68,500 sqm gross this year with 1,736 exhibitors representing nearly 40,000 brands and products.

China big health sector has outbursted huge demand in the recent years. With the launch of ‘Healthy China 2030’ plan, the gross value of ‘big health’ sector is expected to reach 16 trillion RMB by 2030, doubling from 8 trillion RMB in 2020. With the increasing demand and concern on health, China becomes the largest potential market for health and nutrition sector.

Informa Exhibitions is a world market leader in the health and nutrition sector. It has flagship events of Supplyside West, Vitafoods Europe and leading trade magazines, online medias, covering health and nutrition ingredients and finished products, leading science and technologies, service and capital investment. With the forming of the joint venture, Guangzhou Yi Fan Exhibition Service Co., Ltd., Informa Exhibitions is going to bringing its international resources into Inter Health, and making it the leadership event in China.

Mr. David Bondi, COO of Informa Global Exhibitions Asia, President of Informa China said, ‘Inter Health is a China leading event in the health and nutrition sector, where Informa Exhibitions has very strong global resources. We have the best events in this sector at other parts of the world. China has huge potential market, with the joint venture, we look foreward to building a better and stronger show in China.’

Ms. Chen Yue, founder of Inter Health expressed her excitement of this joint venture. She said that ‘After 25 editions, Inter Health has become a leading event in China. With the international resources and management, it will grow much faster and stronger in the near future. We hope this platform can do more contributions to the development of this industry with our better services.’