In order to commemorate the Day of Unity Motion (HKG) PKK 39th and the Moon to the Mutual Aid Society-VIII, Forum Tempe Indonesia (FTI) in cooperation with the DEPARTMENT PERINDAGKOP & UMKM Pekalongan and UNNES Semarang held Tempe Festival under the theme "Creative, Healthy & Nutritious with Tempe "on May 8, 2011. The festival includes competitions creations tempe, talk shows, fairs and cooking demonstrations by Chef. The event opened by Mrs. Mayor Pekalongan as well as the head of PKK activator team.
On 4-6 April 2011, Mr. Michael T. Scuse, USDA Under Secretary (Deputy Minister of Agriculture United States) visit to Jakarta. One of the agenda of the visit of Mr.. Scuse is visiting Kampung Tempe at Complex PRIMKOPTI East Jakarta. This visit is an important moment to show that tempe, which is Indonesia's cultural heritage in the spotlight of the top officials of a developed country.
The ITF has been collaborating with GIGA FM 99.6 in promoting the health benefit of tempe in a regular interactive talk show program. GIGA FM is a famous radio station in Surabaya with target audience woman age 15-45 years old in Surabaya and EastJava. The objective of this regular program is to promote tempe consumption as well as to socialize the Indonesian Tempe Forum to as many as general population. Mrs. Joek Hendrasari Arisasmita, coordinator of Tempe Forum in East Java with her team has managed this program. Dady Maskar and Made Astawan were also involved as resources person in the program when they visited Surabaya on June.
The Indonesian Tempe Forum has participated in the Provincial Congress of Indonesian Nutritionist Association (PERSAGI) on June 26, 2010 in Jakarta. ASA IM and Indonesian Tempe Forum involved in the scientific session of the congress by providing two speakers; Dady Maskar and Dr. Made Astawan. The paper presented in the scientific session was “Purine does not reduce the health beneficial effect of soy”.