Building Connections & Empowering Business in the F&B Industry

F&B Connects was formed with the vision to connect F&B entrepreneurs and empower them to achieve their full business potential. Our main focus is to build a supportive community within the F&B industry.

We also provide an educational and knowledge-sharing platform that connects members to real business solutions from real business experience. Hence, we share our resources to all members, assisting them in excelling in their business.

To date, we have close to 200 brands which have joined the F&B Connects Community and we welcome all of you to be part of it.


Media Platform to broadcast insightful F&b News

To be the most trusted and influential knowledge-sharing community hub for F&B Operators in Southeast Asia.

Advisory Platform for the F&B operators and Investors

To connect F&B entrepreneurs and empower them to achieve their full business potential by having mentoring session, learn from the leading F&B successful leaders , and resource center to solve F&B Operators problems and issues.

Networking Platform

Widen your network through face to face gathering, online forum and exclusive dedicated events.

E-Commerce Platform

Buy and sell in bulk through F&B Connects E-Commerce platform. Allowing members and businesses to streamline purchasing and operational processes to work more effectively and efficiently. It’s also another tool to boost up sales!

Meet our team

Ivy Hew

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Ivy Hew is a well-known figure within Malaysia's retail industry. She has more than 30 years' experience in managing and developing international licensed brands, securing the right tenants for shopping malls and helping tenants and brands to penetrate the retail industry. Ivy has been awarded the Golden Phoenix Award 2016 by the Asia Excellence Entrepreneur Federation.

Chen Yon

Chief Development Officer

10 years involved in development and growth for Retail and F&B expansion in Asia Pacific Region. Established connections and associates partners, provides a range of services across the retail value chain providing expansion for more than 100 Retail and F&B Brands to Major Shopping Malls, Corporate Offices, Commercial Shoplots, Petrol stations and Premium Outlets to deliver maximum impact with Data and Projection.

SaeJunn Than

Chief Marketing Officer

With approximately 20 years experience in the creative industry, Saejunn has worked for more than 300 brands. Trained in graphic design, he honed his craft in one of Asean's largest architectural firms and is now a veteran entrepreneur and founder of Be Good Creative, actively partnering clients from the Property Development and F&B industries in brand development.