Hospitality Purchasing Managers’ Forum (HPMF) is a consortium of purchasing managers from the hospitality industry representing star hotels, catering companies, stand-alone restaurant chains, retail chains and airlines. To celebrate its 9th anniversary, a mega Convention and Awards 2019 will be organised at Hotel Grand Hyatt Kochi, Kerala, India from October 10 to 13.
Conceived in 2010, HPMF is a global organization with over 2600 members from the hospitality purchasing fraternity. Apart from 11 chapters in India, it also has branches in the Middle-East, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and the UK. Over 250 delegates from across the world will participate in the convention.
The theme of the event is ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’, which means ‘The World Is One Family’. Delegates will experience the magical world of Kerala through cultural shows, cuisine, visit historical places, witness ancient sports and explore an exotic display of produce from Kerala.
Industry experts will make presentations and highly acclaimed corporate speakers will address the gathering. Success stories, industry intelligence and the latest trends in buyer preferences and innovation will be shared. Well-organized B2B meets will be the highlight of the convention, with over 40 vendors attending the event.
The annual Procurement Excellence Awards 2019 will be the star of the event.