Foreword from Dr. Kim
Yen-soon Kim,ph.d., r.d.
2018-2019, Department chair, Food & Beverage and Event Management, William f. Harrah college of hospitality at UNLV.
2012-present, associate Professor, William F. Harrah college of hospitality at UNLV
2005-2012, assistant professor, William F. Harrah College of hospitality at unlv
2002-2005, Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University
2002 Ph.D. Hotel & Restaurant Administration at Oklahoma State University
RD (Registered Dietitian) in Korea, 1993
B.S. & M.S. Food Science & Nutrition at
Soonchunhyang University in Korea 1993 &
worked at Aramark, Sodexho Marriott, burger king and more
More than 35 Refereed journal publications, Books, and Book chapters
Numerous conference presentations and
member of LVHA (Las Vegas Hospitality Association)
Member of ICHRIE.ORG
Founder of KAHTEA.ORG
Asianamericangroup.org awarded Community Spirits of Las Vegas Award in 2018
Boyd Service Award 2014 at unlv
Boyd Research award 2012 at unlv
The first annual “Global Food and Beverage Expo” is coming to Las Vegas. Las Vegas has grown into the nation’s top destination for food and beverage. The Strip contributes a total revenue of $660M per year for the food and beverage industry. We would like to welcome you to expand your business in this thriving economy.
With premium quality conference rooms and exhibitor booths spanning across 171,000 Sq Ft, this show has become the most highly anticipated event of 2019. Our Kick-Off Media Reception will be held on October 8th. This event will host our exhibitors and media in order to provide the opportunity for your brand to make connections built to last a lifetime. Over the course of the 9th and 10th, 5,000 attendees will have the opportunity to see, smell, and taste over 200 exhibitors’ products. The attendees will include buyers, importers, exporters, distributors, scholars, industry influencers, and media.
Together with the GFBE and VFX, I am confident that this show will produce amazing connections.
Dr. Yen-Soon Kim