SIAL Middle East Abu Dhabi

International trade fair for food

SIAL Middle East is an international exhibition of food and has established itself as one of the largest fairs for the food and beverage as well as for the hospitality industry in the Middle East and the MENA region. It takes place once a year in Abu Dhabi and is open to trade visitors only. As a global business platform of the industry, it offers national and international companies the opportunity to increase their prominence in the market of the Middle East and to strengthen its international visibility. The fair is aimed at food manufacturers, distributors, importers, wholesalers and retailers, as well as representatives of institutional and commercial catering and offers the possibility to experience live the newest ethnic, regional as well as gourmet products and the most innovative solutions in the industry. With the accompanying conference, it cares for the knowledge and information exchange between experts of the industry and provides information on current topics, trends and future prospects of the industry. Furthermore the SIAL Middle East acts as a networking platform to create new contacts and to find new suppliers and business partners.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 3 days of the fair, from 10. December to 12. December 2018, about 1089 exhibitors from 34 countries and 28073 visitors from 45 countries on the SIAL Middle East in Abu Dhabi.

The SIAL Middle East takes place annually, and therefore for the 12th time previsibly in December 2022 in Abu Dhabi.

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Local time:
08:15 h (UTC +04:00)

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Fair location:

ADNEC - Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center,
30th Street, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE


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Fair organizer
70 Avenue du Général-de-Gaulle
F-92058 Paris, France
Tel: +33 (0)1 76771111
Fax: +33 (0)1 76 771212
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Past editions:
  • 07. - 09. December 2021
  • 09. - 11. December 2019
  • 10. - 12. December 2018
    • 1089 exhibitors from 34 countries
    • 28073 visitors
  • 12. - 14. December 2017
    • 26000 visitors
  • 05. - 07. December 2016
  • 07. - 09. December 2015
  • 24. - 26. November 2014
    • 818 exhibitors from 44 countries
    • 15736 visitors

Fair location:

ADNEC - Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center,
30th Street, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE


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Product groups: baby food, beer, canned goods, confectionery, dairy products, delicatessen, drinks, fine food, fish, food supplements, frozen foods, fruit juices, fruits, Halal products, health products, ice cream, ingredients, Kosher products, meat products, milk, poultry, processing equipment, production equipment, sausages, seafood, semi-finished products, spices, spirits, vegetables, wine, …

Industry sectors: Food, Food, …

Fairs of these Sectors: Food FairsFood Trade Shows

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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