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The big baking industry reunion, plus top trends in action – all at IBIE 2022

Returning to Las Vegas from 17-21 September 2022, the much-anticipated International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) is the largest, most comprehensive baking industry event in the Western Hemisphere. read more

The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2022

06–08 September 2022


The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia is the Kingdom's largest and most established trade event for the hotel and hospitality sector. Leading experts from across hospitality attend the show to meet and network with industry professionals, do business and source the latest innovations.


Website: www.thehotelshowsaudiarabia.com

Instagram: www.instagram.com/thehotelshowmea

Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheHotelShowSaudiArabia

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HotelShowKSA

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/thehotelshowksa

YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCkZzn5qT6jXkD4mOzZt2CMA

IBIE 2022

17-21 September 2022


The International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) is the Western Hemisphere's most important event, bringing together all segments of the grain-based foods industry. Every three years, IBIE gathers the baking community to equip the next generation of bakers, promote economic growth, educate and advance the future of baking together.

Future Food Forum 2022

05-06 October 2022

Dubai, UAE

Gathering over 600+ C-level leaders and specialists from the regional and global F&B manufacturing community, the Future Food Forum returns in Dubai, UAE this 5-6 October for its 3rd edition. The 2-day Forum is set to re-connect local and global ministers, high-ranking business leaders, academia, and representatives of leading brands once more to showcase the latest initiatives within the sector on sustainability and inclusive growth, creating opportunities for women, and fostering youth entrepreneurship within the F&B industry.

WUWM Abu Dhabi 2022

19-21 October 2022

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

WUWM Abu Dhabi 2022 will bring together international experts in productive dialogue around the challenges facing fresh food supply chains, with the aim of finding solutions, to identify pathways and practical tools to ensure more resilient and sustainable fresh food supply chains and to establish innovative mechanisms to ensure food security. 

For more information visit: www.wuwmabudhabi.com

Saudi International Halal Expo 2022

07-09 November 2022

Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center, Saudi Arabia

The Saudi International Halal Expo 2022 is an outstanding platform that presents the latest trends of the global Halal market and highlights the challenges that the Halal industry faces. It is expected to welcome 200+ visitors & 10,000+ visitors coming from 35+ countries.

The Speciality Food Festival 2022

08-10 November 2022


MENA's Leading event for the Gourmet and Fine Food Industry

From 8-10 November 2022, The Speciality Food Festival will turn Dubai World Trade Centre into a bustling global marketplace and experiential ground for everything artisanal, speciality food and exotic ingredients. Catering to the exclusive hospitality & institutional sectors and the specialist buyers of premium products across the Middle East, The Speciality Food Festival returns with its unique platform where buyers can taste and sample quality brands.

The show will bring together the region's top chefs, restauranteurs, hoteliers, retailers and food service providers to address the industry's pressing needs and opportunities. With its 11th edition, the Specialty Food Festival is celebrating premium food exhibitors where well-known brands will showcase their products across 6 core sectors: Artisan & Gourmet, Organic & Sustainable, Health & Wellness, Vegan & Plant Based, Food Service and Speciality Coffee, drawing almost thousands of buyers to the global centre for the international hospitality trade. 

These exhibitors will get the chance to meet and interact with thousands of buyers from around the region, in what is one of the world’s biggest and busiest fine food marketplaces.

Alongside these major trade deals, networking sessions and sourcing activities, attendees can also join a series of masterclasses, and watch the UAE Cup Tasters Championship.

The Speciality Food Festival is co-located with four other events: Gulfood Manufacturing, GulfHost, ISM Middle East and Private Label & Licensing Middle East.


Facebook: www.facebook.com/SpecialityFoodFestival/ 

Instagram: www.instagram.com/specialityfoodfestival/  

YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCOwkC1pqLLwprfT07tHatiw

ISM Middle East 2022

08-10 November 2022


The heart of sweets and snacks in the Middle East

The leading sweets and snacks event for the Middle East, Yummex Middle East, comes to Dubai once again under a brand-new identity – ISM Middle East. Building on the global reputation of the ISM brand family and the show’s success from the previous year, this year ISM ME will lay special emphasis on chocolate, confectionery, desserts, snack foods, ice cream and date products providing significant opportunities for companies to network with international buyers, build their brand and widen their trade circle across the MENA region.

ISM ME is the No.1 platform for producers and manufacturers of the sweets, confectionery and snacks industry to showcase their products and innovations to buyers from across the Middle East and North Africa. It also offers an excellent opportunity to forge new connections and seal deals. 

From 8-10 November 2022, the show will once again feature Sweet Tastes of the World, a dynamic collection of live stations and masterclasses by Michelin-star chefs and more; the Global Date Market, specifically tailored for the world’s highest date supply and consumption markets; and the popular Innovation Awards that help to put participants’ businesses, brands and products in the limelight.

To help maximise networking, Connexions, a powerful business matchmaking programme, unlocks productive, lucrative discussions between exhibitors and buyers, ensuring attendees make the most of this vital industry show. 


Facebook: www.facebook.com/ismMiddleEast/ 

Instagram: www.instagram.com/ismmiddleeast/ 

YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCOwkC1pqLLwprfT07tHatiw

GulfHost 2022

08-10 November 2022


GulfHost 2022

GulfHost is the most influential exhibition for hospitality buyers and one of the largest across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. 

The platform offers a wide range of pre-qualified hospitality equipment and foodservice products, a high visitor turnout, and international visitor profiles. Across 3 days, buyers are offered a platform to network and find the right product to suit their needs and make valuable purchase decisions. The Connexions program facilitates meetings between suppliers and buyers

The Gulfhost 2022 edition, which continues to target the dynamic Middle East, Africa, and Asia market, covers five areas: front of the house, back of the house, ‘HORECA’ (hotel, restaurant, café), tableware, and café and bars. This year we are bringing a new outdoor experience exhibiting handcrafted wood-burning ovens that embellishes a unique culinary repertoire.

Bringing together thought leaders with influential advice, insights, and global market views for 2023 and beyond. Additionally, curating spectacular culinary experiences, chef masterclasses, unique collaborations, and introducing workshops, mentorships, demonstrations, training, and consulting to visitors, youth, PODs, and start-ups 


Twitter: https://twitter.com/gulf_host?lang=en 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/GulfHost/ 

Instagram:  www.instagram.com/gulf_host/?hl=en 

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/showcase/gulfhost-me 

YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCXsnHZftzT8Z_f-Iatms8RQ

Gulfood Manufacturing 2022

08-10 November 2022


Gulfood Manufacturing is the only annual and most influential F&B manufacturing event in the world. Gulfood Manufacturing 2022 is set to unveil the next era of food manufacturing including new ingredients and advanced technologies that will enable your business to reduce costs, grow and innovate. 1600 F&B manufacturers from over 60 countries, from 8 – 10 November 2022, are set to convene in Dubai to showcase the latest solutions in ingredients, processing, packaging, supply chain solutions and control and automation.

Website: www.gulfoodmanufacturing.com

Contact: gfmmarketing@dwtc.com         

Facebook: www.facebook.com/GulfoodManufacturing

Instagram: www.instagram.com/gulfoodmanufacturing/?hl=en

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/13179771/admin/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/gfmanufacturing?lang=en

YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCvbUMUbwXlcD6EhQzNUY2nQ

Fi Europe 2022

28 November – 08 December 2022

Online / Paris, France

Fi Europe has been operating for over 35 years and has become a world leader at connecting the F&B industry and showcasing the most innovative F&B ingredient solutions. Whether you’re looking for new buyers, suppliers, products, ideas or even simple inspiration, Fi Europe is here to help.

pacprocess MEA 2022

05-07 December 2022

Egypt International Exhibitions Center, Cairo

Pacprocess MEA, the International Exhibition for Processing & Packaging in the Middle East and Africa, constitutes a comprehensive and targeted exhibition addressing the packaging and processing requirements of the food, beverage, confectionery, bakery, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, non-food, and industrial goods sectors in the Middle East and Africa region.

Food Africa 2022

05-07 December 2022

Egypt International Exhibitions Center, Cairo

Food Africa the International Trade Exhibition for Food & Beverages has established itself, as a global brand developed to create an efficient network between international traders and vendors with their counterparts from Egypt, the MENA, and the African region. 

The event is set to attract wholesalers, distributors, retailers, and other industry professionals for a three-day showcase that aims at addressing the different needs of both buyers and importers, as well as to serve new markets in Egypt and Africa.

Interpack 2023

May 2023


Setting trends has always been our game. And we don’t plan on changing that any time soon. In 2023, interpack will once again be a hotspot for innovation and knowledge sharing. Based in Dusseldorf, interpack is a trade fair specialised on the packaging process within the food, beverage, confectionery, bakery, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, non-food and industrial goods sectors.

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