FDEA, in conjunction with its event partner PS8, organises UK pavilions at international food & drink trade shows at sme of whic UKTI financial support is available for eligible exhibitors. We also have our own programme of regional, national and international events offering market updates and networking opportunities. See below for our latest events or  Contact Sandra Sullivan to find out more.

Upcoming events

    • 12 Dec 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    • The Farmers Club, London

    FDEA Associate Member Networking Dinner

    We are delighted to exclusively invite our FDEA Associate members to join us at a networking dinner on the eve of the FDEA Network Forum.

    Join us for an informal evening with our professional Associate members to discuss your services and where we can better work together in the year ahead together with an excellent dinner at the Farmers Club.

    To confirm your place(s), please book using the links opposite.

    We hope to see you there.

    • 13 Dec 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • One Great George Street, Westminster, London


    Taking Your Brand to the World.
    13 December 2017, One Great George Street, Westminster, London 

    Keynote speaker confirmed as the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.

    Widely recognised as the food and drink exporting event of the year, book your placeat FDEA's annual one day event and benefit from presentations and contacts to enhance your knowledge and experience of food and drink export markets.

    In these uncertain and changing times, it has never been more important to focus on building international sales as part of your growth and risk management strategy. Understanding global consumers, current UK export challenges and how to protect your brand are essential pillars of any export plan so we are delighted to offer you a unique opportunity to fast-track your knowledge at our Taking your Brand to the World event on 13th December 2017.  

    Come and join industry experts, your peers and a team of professional advisers to learn, debate and exchange ideas under one roof.....and get ahead of your competitors!


    • The Global Consumer - insights and trends, Amanda Brown, Strategic Insight Director, Kantar Worldpanel
    • The Challenges Facing UK Exporters - Ian Wright, Director General, Food & Drink Federation
    • Protecting Your Brand - panel debate from experts in the international market
    Insightful case studies from successful UK exporters including Tyrrells, Typhoo, Snowdonia Cheese and Belvoir Fruit Farms.

    More speakers to be confirmed soon

    Meet with service providers from FDEA's large pool of professional associate partners able to offer advice from legal to labelling, contract packers to credit risk and much more

    Enjoy a networking buffet lunch - valuable time to catch up with industry colleagues, share experiences and make new contacts to enhance your business.

    Enjoy a networking buffet lunch - valuable time to catch up with industry colleagues, share experiences and make new contacts to enhance your business.

    Timetable of day (subject to change)
    0930-1030- Registration and networking 
    1030-1300 - Morning presentations
    1300-1350 - Networking Lunch
    1350-1600 - Afternoon presentations & case studies
    1600-1630 - One for the Road - networking drinks

    • 21 Jan 2018
    • 23 Jan 2018
    • San Francisco, USA

    A small UK group will feature at the forthcoming Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, the largest specialty food and beverage show on the West Coast of the USA.

    Exhibiting at a Fancy Food Show is a convenient and cost-effective way to connect with buyers from every major food and drink buying channel in the U.S. and abroad. 

    Contact PS8's Gayle Parker to find outmore about this and future Fancy Food Shows, including the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York


  • ISM

    • 28 Jan 2018
    • 31 Jan 2018
    • Cologne, Germany
    A must for UK producers of confectionery, snacks and biscuits looking to meet UK and international contacts.

    The UK pavilion at ISM is the largest in many years with some 70 UK sweets, snack and biscuit companies exhibiting at this annual trade show.

    ISM is now open to exhibitors of tea, coffee and savoury snacks.

    The UK pavilion is now full.  To be added to the waitlist, please contact PS8's Gayle Parker.  Click here to email.
    • 14 Feb 2018
    • 17 Feb 2018
    • Nuremberg, Germany
    An annual event for traders and producers of organic products.  

    The UK pavilion at Biofach will feature a strong representation of new and established exporters 

    To register your interest at exhibiting at the next edition, please contact PS8's Gayle Parker -
    • 18 Feb 2018
    • 22 Feb 2018
    • Dubai, UAE

    Through its event delivery partner, PS8, FDEA has access to a limited number of DIT grants for UK companies exhibiting at Gulfood.

    Contact PS8's Sarah Briones to find out more -

    • 06 Mar 2018
    • 09 Mar 2018
    • Tokyo, Japan

    Japan's leading international trade show

    UK pavilion at this trade show for the Japanese market.
    DIT financial support available to eligible companies

    Contact PS8's Karen Beston to check availability - click here to email

    • 10 Apr 2018
    • 12 Apr 2018
    • Hamburg, Germany

    The leading event for travel catering, onboard retailing and passenger comfort.  Present your products to a truly global & dedicated audience of senior airline and rail representatives.

    WTCE is held annually in Hamburg, attracting over 300 exhibitors and 1,750 visitors . It is undoubtedly the main event in the onboard calendar, where the entire industry comes together to network and do business.

    We are working with the show organisers to organise a UK pavilion at the show.  Please get in touch to check availability

    For more details contact Gayle Parker -

    • 16 Apr 2018
    • 19 Apr 2018
    • Barcelona, Spain
    A biennial event for the Spanish retail and foodservice trade

     If you are  looking to sell into the important Spanish market, contact Gayle Parker at PS8 to find out more about exhibiting on the UK pavilion -
    • 24 Apr 2018
    • 27 Apr 2018
    • Singapore

    Now in its 21st edition since its debut in 1978, FHA (Food&HotelAsia) has always been the premier sourcing platform for thousands of food and hospitality trade buyers in Asia. With a spectacular showcase of the latest products, services and technologies from market leaders, FHA addresses the procurement needs of trade buyers and provides an abundance of networking opportunities for Asia's food and hospitality industries.

    In 2016, an outstanding 47,630 trade buyers visited FHA which was an 8% increase on the previous edition.  41.9% of visitors came from outside Singapore.

    Over 3000 exhibitors took part from 70 countries.  For a full review of the last edition in 2016, please visit 

    Join the UK pavilion and reach buyers from Singapore and many other Asian markets.

    Contact PS8's Karen Beston to find out more

    • 29 May 2018
    • 30 May 2018
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands

    The largest private label trade show in Europe attended by quality retail buyers

    The growth of private label reflects in this year's "World of Private Label" Trade Show, the number one trade show entirely dedicated to private label industry.  Featuring more than 3,800 exhibit stands and with retail and wholesale buyers, executives from supermarkets, hypermarkets, drugstores, discounters, department stores, specialty stores, DIY, cash & carry, hospitality industry and buying groups plus importers and exporters from over 110 countries in attendance.

      PLMA is the place to grow your private label business

      To find out more about exhibiting in the UK pavilion, contact :

      • 30 Jun 2018
      • 02 Jul 2018
      • New York, USA

      Strong UK showing expected at the Summer Fancy Food Show - New York 

      The leading speciality food trade show for the North American market.  Join the UK pavilion and meet the Speciality trade
      To register your interest for the  Summer Fancy Food 2017 contact PS8's Gayle Parker  -

      • 21 Oct 2018
      • 25 Oct 2018
      • Paris, France

      UK food and drink producers are looking forward to SIAL, the world’s largest tradeshow for the industry in 2018. 

      Taking place in Paris, the UK pavilion organised by FDEA in conjunction with its event delivery partner, PS8, will showcase over 100 companies all looking to grow their export business.

      Given the importance of the EU to the UK food and drink industry - with over 70% of our exports going to the EU  - it is vital that access to this market is maintained. SIAL provides an excellent platform for UK businesses to meet with export partners and is a highly important event in the calendar this year.

      Contact PS8's Gayle Parker to be sent full details and an application form. Click here to email Gayle.

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