VIV Asia 2009: more feed & animal health
VIV Asia 2009, to be held 11-13 March in Bangkok, Thailand, will present a
increasing number of exhibitors from the feed and animal health
At a press conference in Bangkok, Ruwan Berculo, project manager VIV
Asia-Pacific, said that the number of exhibitors from these industries together
already accounted for 50% in 2007; and this is expected to rise further in 2009.
He added that this ninth edition of the show will present 500 suppliers
from the feed to meat industry from 32 countries and hopes to attract 20,000 to
22,000 trade visitors, from 70-80 countries. In 2007, 65% of the visitors
indicated to be interested in pig production, and 72% in poultry
The 2009 show hopes to attract an even larger segment of
nutritionists and veterinarians.
special areas will be highlighted at the VIV Asia show. The theme 'Eggs' will
focus on improving the egg industry from feed to eggs, with conferences and
innovation presentations, supported by relevant global companies and
institutions from the industry, e.g. Big Dutchman Asia, Egg Nutrition Center
USA, Intervet/Schering-Plough, KU Leuven, Lohmann Tierzucht, Moba, Novus
Thailand, Petersime and WPSA.
In addition, for the first time, VIV Asia
will have an 'Aqua' platform, where 17 exhibitors will present their solutions
in this rapidly growing industry in South East Asia. Berculo expressed his
relief that Bangkok's airport Suvarnabhumi is open again after last week's
protests and said that he is confident that VIV Asia 2009 will be a
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