Bangkok / TH. (ubm) With Fi Asia going strong for 20 years, UBM Asia has a lot of exciting news about the upcoming show. Fi Asia 2015 will feature a Natural ingredients pavilion and herewith adding the Ni brand to the show. UBM now also offers a meeting place for all food and beverage natural ingredients professionals who are looking to grow their business in the ASEAN region. Food ingredients Asia + Natural ingredients takes place from 09 to 11 September 2015 at the BITEC in Bangkok, Thailand. UBM will also celebrate that Food ingredients Asia + Natural ingredients 2015 has been rewarded «The ASEAN Rising Trade Show» certificate. This honorable distinction recognizes Fi Asia + Ni 2015 is new and creative, promoting business sustainability for trade fairs, demonstrating the growth of international participants from ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) countries and contributing to the growth of the trade fair industry. The strong exhibition has featured 688 exhibitors from 46 countries last year and this is translated to a 90 percent increase in exhibitors from 2011 onwards only. Visitor numbers have also seen an exponential growth of 77 percent from 2011. Many of the exhibitors have been with the fair for many years and will be present again. The exhibition also welcomes new exhibitors every year. With more than 15’000 global attendees, UBM is proud to call Fi Asia + Ni 2015 the ASEAN flagship show in the established Fi portfolio to service the extensive Southeast Asian food ingredients industry. Food ingredients Asia and Natural ingredients 2015 will feature extensive educational programs. The show floor will be packed with more than 100 seminars in the seminar theatres, a multi-day international symposium on «New Functional Ingredients for Healthy Living» supported by the Food Science and Technology Association of Thailand and Innovation Tours around the show floor with exciting new innovations on trending formulation topics. With all these – and many more – opportunities to get updated on latest industry insights in Asia and the ASEAN region and connect to senior food ingredients professionals, Fi Asia + Ni 2015 will unlock great business potential.