IFEX Belfast

| Catering, Hospitality, Food and Drink Trade Show

The IFEX, Northern Ireland's trade fair for the food and beverage industry, represents a central event for industry players such as restaurant and catering operators, hoteliers, and retailers. The name "IFEX" symbolizes innovation and excellence in the food industry. This prestigious event takes place biennially at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, a venue known not only for its historical significance but also for its modern architecture..

Organized by 365 Events, IFEX showcases the latest products and services in food, beverages, interior design, catering equipment, technology, and services. It reflects the dynamic and innovative nature of the local food and beverage industry and highlights the importance of Belfast and Northern Ireland as key hubs in these sectors.

The fair stands out for its impressive variety of products, ranging from bar equipment and alcoholic beverages to specialty foods and waste management solutions. A special highlight is the Great Taste Market, offering an extensive selection of food and beverages, including baked goods, tea, coffee, and gin. The IFEX Coffee Festival is another highlight, focusing on current trends and developments in coffee culture and technology.

IFEX also serves as a platform for competitions and award ceremonies. Notably, the cooking competitions and demonstrations, as well as the IFEX Innovation Awards, recognize particularly innovative products. Panel discussions and product presentations further enrich the diverse program.

The exhibitors represent a wide range of industries, including catering equipment, food and beverage production, and packaging technologies. The main visitors include professionals such as chefs, catering managers, buyers, hotel managers, and wholesalers.

The Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, with its excellent accessibility and modern facilities, provides the ideal setting for this significant fair. Its central location in the city makes it the perfect meeting place for professionals from all over Ireland and beyond. Thus, IFEX is not just a fair, but a comprehensive experience that impressively showcases the vitality and creativity of the food and beverage industry in Northern Ireland.

The IFEX in Belfast took place from Tuesday, 05. March to Thursday, 07. March 2024.

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Local time:
23:41 h (UTC +01:00)

Fair location:

Titanic Exhibition Centre,
17 Queens Rd, BT39DU Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


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Fair organizer
365 Events
The Barn, Meadow Court, Faygate Ln, Faygate
RH12 4SJ Horsham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Tel: +44 (0)1293 854408
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Past editions:
  • 05. - 07. March 2024
  • 29. - 31. March 2022
  • 20. - 22. March 2018
  • 08. - 10. March 2016
    • 6500 visitors
  • 11. - 13. March 2014

Fair location:

Titanic Exhibition Centre,
17 Queens Rd, BT39DU Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


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Product groups: alcoholic beverages, catering interiors, chilled food, computer systems, confectionery, dairy products, display equipment, disposables, fish, frozen food, meat, non alcoholic beverages, packaging equipment, speciality food, vegetables, waste solutions, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the IFEX taking place?
The IFEX fair takes place in Belfast, at the Titanic Exhibition Centre.

When is the IFEX taking place?
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How often does the IFEX take place?
The IFEX takes place biennially.

What kind of fair is the IFEX?
The IFEX is an exhibition for Gastronomy, Fishing and Catering.