Ask Arena: ‘Lessons to be Learned from China’ with Johnny Kang, CEO, Bidfood Asia - 12pm, 7 May 2020

By Berenice, Thursday 30 April 2020

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL! A waiting list in operation for those that wish to join.

As the UK looks to the rest of the world, especially the East, for guidance and lessons learned from Covid-19 we are delighted to have the CEO of Bidfood’s Asian business, Johnny Kang as our keynote speaker for our next Ask Arena webinar on Thursday 7 May from 12-1pm.

Johnny Kang

Johnny is the CEO of Angliss Asia which is part of Bidcorp and he oversees the running of the business in China, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam employing over 2250 people across the business. 

A Singaporean citizen based in Hong Kong for the past 16 years, Johnny graduated in hospitality management at ‘Les Roches’ Switzerland and has over 30 years experience of food and beverage distribution in Asia.

Johnny will also be joined by his General Manager, Grace who manages their operation in Wuhan, China and has experienced Covid-19 at 'grass-roots' level.

Why Attend?

This Ask Arena webinar will give attendees the opportunity to learn, first hand about Covid-19 in China as Johnny discusses:-

  • How coronavirus affected the foodservice and hospitality industry
  • How companies diversified and what markets they sold into
  • What the market looks like now the country starts to return to a ‘new normal’
  • The trends emerging in Asia
  • What practical changes Asian operators are seeing that hospitality operators and UK suppliers can learn from

You will also have the opportunity to ask Johnny and Grace questions at the end of the session.

How to join the webinar

If you would like to join the webinar, please send an email to Lorraine Wood at, who will send joining instructions. Whilst the webinar is free to join, we do ask that you make a donation to Springboard ‘s Urgent Appeal if you are participating – 

This event is not to be missed and will provide you with unique knowledge on how you can potentially move your business forward when the UK comes out of lockdown. We anticipate a lot of interest in this Ask Arena webinar and places will be limited on a first come first serve basis so don’t delay in reserving your place!

We look forward to seeing you next Thursday at midday.