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Kitchen and Bakery Equipment Pavilion

HOSTS 2010 saw over 100 global brands in the kitchen equipment area, each looking at business from the burgeoning India hospitality industry.

HOSTS 2004, the 11th edition of the show focused on the growing Indian bakery industry. HOSTS is today the largest showcase for bakery ingredients and machines from across India and the globe.

Exhibitors' Speak

"The overall experience with HOSTS 2014 was very good for our company. We were launching a new range of products and a new company, which required a solid platform of serious clients. We had anticipated 300 new clients at HOSTS 2014. We actually got 270 new and 40 old customers. Of this we can easily slot 100 in the three star category [highest]– those who can give us business of INR 5 lac or more [per year per client ]and another 100 in the 2 star category who have the potential of INR 1-1.5 lacs. Our monetary target was INR 2 crore when we came to the show but we are now looking at doing around INR 5 crore through HOSTS this year. This shows a very positive response to the new company that we introduced. We can summarize that, as a new company being introduced at a show, we had a very good experience for our business as well as network."
Anil Desai, Consultant, Sunline Industries, Mumbai

"HOSTS 2014 had some very serious buyers and in addition to hotels, this year we saw a lot of caterers not just from Mumbai but also outstation. They showed a lot of interest in our domestic pizza ovens. We managed sales on-site right from the first day of the show and are now in the process of meeting up with others who visited our stall to close more orders. We are happy with HOSTS 2014."
Jiten Narula, Director, Rajj Tandoor Corporationn, Mumbai

"HOSTS 2013 was not good for us, this was our perception after the show last year, but, over the year, the kind of business we generated through this ‘not good’ show not only made our participation free for HOSTS 2013 but also HOSTS 2014, We got the runway (a platform extending from the stage into the market), we will stick to this event now so that buyers associate our presence with HOSTS as a regular and we inspire confidence from them."
Puneet Agarwal, National Sales Manager, GN Washmatic India, Delhi

"HOSTS 2014 was a well organized show and the foot fall we received was good. There is, however, a need to broaden both the exhibitor and visitor base. We have generated good leads which we are now following-up."
Prakash Masand, Managing Director, RG Incorporation, Vadodara

"HOSTS 2014 generated a lot of good leads for us from hotels, restaurants and caterers and the platform provides a great way to educate potential buyers of new cooking techniques which was of interest to the visitors. We had a team of 15 on site and we ensured that all visitors came to our stall for interaction. We look forward to more participation, both from the exhibitor and visitor end."
Sandip Juthani, Regional Sales Manager – West, Rational International, Gurgaon

"Visitor participation at HOSTS 2014 was good, especially from old customers. The show was an overall satisfactory experience for us."
Krishna Kumar Thakur, Partner, International Equipment Company

"The show was well organized and we participated to project the fact that FCML brings to the table quality goods at affordable price points. Since this was our first time, the exposure was good and especially with architects who we sponsored with our products. We have managed good leads from them as well. We are looking at growing this segment and HOSTS did help."
Rahul Rastogi, Head Hospitality Division, FCML Distributors, Delhi

"This was our second year participating at the HOST and our experience has been great. The show was well organised, well attended by industry professionals and we could generate good number of leads, prospects which should generate good business for us."
Hari Menon, Director, ACE Technologies, Mumbai

“Thanks for a wonderful and professionally managed show as always !”
Sumeet Saxena, Aster Technologies Pvt Ltd

“My sincere thanks and congratulations to the entire H&FS HOSTS team in making the exhibition a success. HOSTS team has a great gift; a unique set of talents that work well together. HOSTS team has the ability to understand our business well enough and give us a unique platform to represent and showcase our products. Due to the crowd magnet skills of HOSTS we have captured many leads during the exhibition and have received good amount of potential inquiries.”
Ashish Arora, Barbecue Pit
 
“We have been participating in HOSTS for many years now and find that it has
continuously evolved and improvised as a show for the hospitality industry despite the lack of good exhibition infrastructure in Mumbai.”
Neeraj Seth, Celfrost Innovations, Gurgaon

“Overall a fantastic show. Very efficiently organized with superb co-ordination between various agencies employed. High quality, knowledgeable visitors with the right degree of inquisitiveness and an excellent profile of exhibitors with innovative ideas of displaying their products and services. What more can an exhibitor ask? See you at HOSTS 2012.”
Monish Munshaw, Coffeeworkz, Ahmedabad

“HOSTS is an idea whose time has come. We see it growing every year with some of the best Indian and foreign brands becoming regular participants.
We had visitors from Mumbai, Delhi, Gujarat, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata as well as some from overseas. Some business deals were closed and we witnessed close cooperation with other participants.”
Ranjan Jain, Elan Professional Appliances Pvt Ltd

“Overall HOSTS 2012 was a well-oiled machine and a great showcase to begin 2012. The visitor profile was relevant to our business and gave us good leads for business opportunities.”
Arun Iyer, National Sales Manager, Fagor Industrial India Pvt Ltd, Delhi

“We had a good customer turnout at HOSTS. Overall management was good, nothing to complain. Thanks for all the support and co-operation.”
Amit Dikshit, Franke Coffee Systems

“HOST was a great show and well managed. It provided a preview of new business opportunities.”
Aadesh Sikchi, IFB Industries Limited

“Every HOSTS has been a learning curve for us as a company. I do not want to talk about the business that HOSTS gets us but the immense goodwill that being in the show, so many years in a row, has earned us.”
Peter Bothelo, JMB Engineering Works

“The experience at the HOST S was very new as we participated for the first time and had a very good response during all four days and lot of interested buyers for espresso coffee machines and related equipments.”
Vikram Khurana, Kaapi Machines India Pvt Ltd, Bangalore

“HOSTS 2011 was impeccably organized. We surely appreciated the good marketing work and prompt service offered by the organizers.”
Cinzia Mondaini, LF SpA, Italy

“We are more than happy with the gentry as we found that we had very sincere buyers visiting us, who took lot of pains to understand, the technology”.
Anil Desai, Lorman Technologies, Bangalore

“HOSTS has always been a good place to exhibit our products and we have been participating at the show for many years. We got a very good response and much appreciation this year.”
Rahul Sadani, Meghdoot Refrigeration Industries, Mumbai

“HOSTS was a good success with quality visitors despite setbacks such as fuel shortage etc. Congratulations to the entire team for a successful show.”
Virendra Dutt, Meiko (Asia) Techcentre Pvt Ltd

"On behalf of whole Rational India, I want to thank Team H&FS for organizing such a great exhibition. It was completely perfect in terms of planning, organizing and execution. Wish to work together with the same dedication in future also."
Juhi Jaiswal, Business Development Assistant - Manager, Rational India, Gurgaon

“HOSTS was a great experience for us. Every year HOSTS comes out with new ideas. HOSTS is very important for Maharashtra and this time we have received only serious people who are really interested in seeing new products.”
Roy Choudhury, RIC Hospitality Equipments Pvt Ltd
Distributors of WMF Coffee Machines

“We have for the first time participated at HOSTS in 2011. Our experience was fantastic.  We  are  very  thankful  for  the  guidance  and  cooperation  extended  by  the HOSTS team  before  and  during  exhibition  and  the  exposure and  response  during  exhibition  was  unbelievable.”
Mahendra Panchal, Shree Manek Industries, Mumbai

“We are pleased with the participation in the exhibition HOST 2012. We are happy with the number and the quality of visitors. This continues to be an important show for us as it results into effective acquaintances and a lot of fruitful information. Thanks to fair organizers and we wish them success and good luck for future.”
Sanjeevak Marwaha, Director, Winterhalter India Private Limited, Delhi