The 1st ASEAN Young Food Entrepreneurs Conference by Friedchillies!

by Honey Ahmad on Fri, October 30, 2015

Do you want to open a food truck business but don't know how? How do you grow your burger business? The 1st AYFE Conference will be packed full of talks, workshops and a chance to network with those who have taken the entrepreneurial plunge and live to tell the tale. This year, the focus will be on Food Trucks, a booming segment of the food industry.

ASEAN - Learn from the owner of the largest kebab franchise in the world speak about how she grew her business from 1 cart to over 1200 franchises in 7 countries and find out about the growing ASEAN Food Truck scene with speakers from Malaysia, Phillipines, Indonesia, Vietnam & Thailand.

YOUNG - In this digital savvy age, people are getting into the food business younger and younger. Meet and hear stories from successful food entrepreneurs speakers. All under the age of 40. They had faced the same problems as you are experiencing now. Learn from them.

FOOD - Find out how food and the business of food can be your stepping stone towards a fulfilling career and livelihood.

ENTREPRENEURS - In this two-day conference we’ll let you in on the secrets of surviving your first year of business, how to tackle problems from staffing to funding and what the future holds.


Day 1: Talks on what does it take to run a Food Truck, choosing the right truck, how important is branding and how to use social media effectively to reach customers.

Day 2: Hear from our very own Malaysian entrepreneurs myBurgerlab & Kaw Kaw Burger on how they expanded to Cambodia and Singapore, and listen to Heads of Food Truck Associations from around the ASEAN region sharing their successes and challenges.

Loads of opportunities for networking and fun meet-ups in networking sessions. Let’s go makan! Details on timing, speakers etc are on our Friedchillies Events Website, facebook & instagram… Connecting Food Entrepreneurs across ASEAN

Why Is FriedChillies Organising AYFE 2015?
AYFE 2015 is organised in conjunction with 1AES (1 ASEAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMIT), the summit with the responsibility of catalysing entrepreneurship amongst ASEAN member countries. In our capacity as the the Malaysian Food Network, we created AYFE 2015 to connect young food entrepreneurs together across the ASEAN region for the purpose of increasing understanding, friendship, business, trade and innovation. We hope that AYFE will continue to be a global and annual event, being a knowledge sharing platform connecting young food entrepreneurs together.

Who Should Join this First Ever Young Food Entrepreneur Conference?
Entrepreneurs and young professionals with special interests in F & B, Food Truck Owners and F & B businesses looking to expand regionally.

Check Out the AYFE 2015 Conference Itinerary | Day 1 | Day 2 |
...and the Conference Speaker Profiles...