ProPak Myanmar 2017 will return for its 4th edition taking place from 21st to 23nd September at MEP at Mindama, Yangon. Last year ProPak Myanmar attracted 233 exhibitors from 24 countries, 5 international pavilions and 4,799 trade visitors from 25 countries reaffirming ProPak Myanmar’s position as the largest, leading and most international industry trade event for Myanmar’s developing Food, Drink & Pharmaceutical Processing & Packaging Industries.
Myanmar is blessed with abundant natural resources, large population and holds a key geographical location sitting between China, India, Thailand and Bangladesh. It has the potential to become one of the world’s biggest food producers. It currently produces between 55 to 60 million tones of agri-foods per year using outdates technology and processes. It agricultural industry is its largest source of revenue, estimated at 50% of the country’s GDP and employing around 70% of the population. Positive recent political and economic developments have opened Myanmar to the world and put it firmly at the top of many companies new markets for investment for very good reasons.
As economic development continues to progress so does the demand for more and better quality food, drink and pharmaceuticals and this creates huge requirements and opportunities for both local and international companies to develop new markets, new products and new business in one of the world’s most exciting new markets.
ProPak Myanmar is Myanmar’s leading international trade event providing essential industry support and market access to one of Myanmar’s biggest potential industries.
ProPak Myanmar will be held at the MEP at Mindama in Yangon. The MEP at Mindama is a brand new purpose built exhibition space located just 3km from the recently expanded Yangon International airport, 15km from the centre of Yangon, and is easily accessible from the numerous 3 to 5 star international hotels just 3-5km away. The MEP at Mindama offers 4,800sqm of indoor exhibition space, car parking, meeting rooms, and is Yangon’s largest and most modern facility.