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United Arab Emirates (UAE) Food Shows, Expos,
Food Events, Exhibitions, Fairs

2016 UAE (United Arab Emirates) 2016
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos
(See also:  2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2009)

February 21-25, 2016  Gulfood 2016
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The world's biggest annual food event hosts 81 international pavilions and buyers from 152 countries, as professionals from across the food & hospitality spectrum converge from every corner of the globe on this unmissable, international showcase. The most eagerly anticipated event in the calendar, Gulfood is the industry meeting place and the biggest sales & sourcing platform of the year.  Attendance: 90,000.


February 21-25, 2016
Emirates International Salon Culinaire
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Emirates Salon Culinaire (ESC) is a series of practical and display-based culinary competitions; entry to which is open to professional chefs, pastry chefs, cooks and bakers. Some of the competitions are designed for entry by a single competitor; others are designed as team events.


2014 UAE (United Arab Emirates) 2014
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos
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March 13-15, 2014  Taste of Dubai
Dubai Media City, United Arab Emirates
The amazing food, drink, and music festival. More than twenty of Dubai's finest restaurants have over 60 mouth-watering dishes on offer; themed bars will be dotted around the arena and the MMI Beverage Theatre returns with sessions on a variety of tasty tipples!

March 25-27, 2014  AgraMe 2014
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A premier international event on the agricultural industry. Includes:
· Middle East Agri Machinery & Supplies
· Middle East Agriculture & Horticulture
· Middle East Aquaculture & Fishing Exhibition
· Middle East Poultry & Livestock Exhibition

April 28-30, 2014  6th Halal Expo 2014
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The largest and most comprehensive B2B Halal Expo in the Middle East.  We invite you to come and join us at the heart and hub of halal trade market place to explore the huge potential that the global $ 2.1 trillion halal market has to offer More than an exhibition it will be a high impact business platform to look at the lucrative business opportunities that the global halal market presents and cater to the needs of the halal producers, traders and business leaders looking to expand their business in the Middle East region.

May 20-21, 2014  World Franchise Forum & Exhibition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The World Franchise Forum will showcase more than 50 Regional and International brands seeking development partners in the MENA markets.  Each brand is here at the World Franchise Forum to identify franchise partners ready to build their brands in the Middle East and beyond at multi-unit, master and area development levels.


September 28-30, 2014  The Hotel Show
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Hotel Show, now in it's 15th year is one of the most important business events within the hospitality, hotel and tourism industries for the MENA region.  The Hotel Show provides a vibrant showcase of luxury and contemporary interiors, essential equipment, and the newest technology suppliers; in addition to a full 3-day conference programme detailing the latest trends and forecasts for the hotel and hospitality industry.

November 9-11, 2014  Sweets & Snacks Middle East
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
International Exhibition for the Sweets & Confectionery, Bakery, Snack Food and Ice Cream Industry.

November 24-26, 2014  SIAL Middle East
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
First launched in Paris in 1964, SIAL has developed into the largest network of professional food events that collectively represent more than 9,300 exhibitors and attract over 216,000 visitors from 200 countries.  Source new food and drink products, try the latest equipment, discover innovations from around the world and conduct business face to face at the biggest food industry event ever to come to Abu Dhabi.

November 25-27, 2014  Middle East Natural & Organic Products Expo
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The expo's reputation and credential as a must-attend annual event for over a decade has made it one of the most sought after events in Dubai, the cosmopolitan city state of UAE where it is held.   MENOPE has consistently provided a vantage point for organic, natural and eco-friendly products companies from across the world, along with natural and alternative wellness and therapeutic players to tap into the growing Middle East & North Africa market. 
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December 8-10, 2014  3rd OIC Halal Middle East
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
The OIC Halal Middle East Exhibition & Congress is the only exhibition of its kind in the region, by having a congress from its launch edition and leading Halal trade association and authorities. In the 2nd edition a series of specialized workshops focusing on the Halal industry, and also a complementary show ‘Kitchen Equipment Middle East’ was added which further enhanced the show.
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2013 UAE (United Arab Emirates) 2013
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos
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December 16-18, 2013  6th Dubai Drink Technology Expo - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The event brings together nearly 5,000 industry leaders from over 50 countries to discover the latest industry news and market trends.


2012 UAE (United Arab Emirates) 2012
Festivals, Shows, Exhibitions, Expos
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April 3-5, 2012  Global Dubai Tea Forum 2012
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The 4th Dubai Tea Forum, a platform that will see the presence of global delegates of the tea industry.

September 25-27, 2012  6th International Seafood Expo
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
By virtue of the tremendous response the show had received during its previous editions, the fifth ‘Seafood & Seafood Processing Expo’ is expected to bring together a wide spectrum of regional and global organizations within the seafood market.

November 26-28, 2012  Rice & Grains International Conference & Exhibition
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
We are delighted to announce that Rice & Grains will be moving to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in 2012 where it will form a unique extension of SIAL Middle East.

November 26-Dec 1, 2012  6th International Date Palm Festival - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Returning for its sixth annual celebration of the UAE’s culture and heritage, the Emirates International Date Palm Festival will feature a number of activities for families to enjoy and learn the importance of the date fruit in the rich traditions of the region. The programs featured at the event this year include Theatre Performances, Palm Tree Climbing, Date Tree Planting, Kid’s zone, Cookery area, Photo Gallery Competition, Date Tasting and many more!

Dec 11, 2012  6th Beverages Middle East Congress (BevME) - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Beverages Middle East Congress (BevMe) is an annual forum for the regional beverages industry, providing an overview of the market and latest trends in the Middle East and around the world.


2011 UAE 2011
Exhibitions, Shows & Expos, Festivals
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April 18-20, 2011  EIMA Gulf 2011 - Abu Dhabi, UAE
International Exhibition of Agricultural and Gardening Machinery in the Arab World.


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November 10-12, 2009  3rd Dubai Halal Expo 2009
Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE
The largest and most comprehensive exhibition for Halal industry in the Middle East.




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