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FDEA, in conjunction with its event partner PS8, organises UK pavilions at international food & drink trade shows. 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. 

Events for Exporters

  • ISM

    • 30 Jan 2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • 02 Feb 2022
    • 5:00 PM
    • 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 one of the largest at the show with over 80 UK sweets, snack and biscuit companies exhibiting at this annual trade show.

    To check availability for stand space within the UK pavilions at the show, please contact Karen Beston
    • 06 Feb 2022
    • 08 Feb 2022
    • Las Vegas, USA

    Winter Fancy Food Show  - the specialty food and beverage show on the West Coast of the USA moves to Las Vegas.

    Fancy Food attracts the specialty, natural, organic and gourmet stores - important channels of distribution for premium products, looking for on-trend and best in class products including confectionery, cheese, coffee, snacks, spices, ethnic, natural, organic and more.  Take a stand and gain access to the US West Coast market, which is driving much of the growth in these key categories.

    Over 1,300 exhibitors representing the latest in specialty food and drink products from across the USA and 35 countries and regions.

    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 Karen Beston to find out more about this and future Fancy Food Shows, including the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York.

    • 13 Feb 2022
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC+04:00)
    • Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dubai, UAE

    FDEA invites you to a Breakfast event in Dubai on Day 1 of Gulfood 2022 -  Sunday 13th February from 8.00-10.00am (Gulfood doors open at 11am on Day 1).

    In partnership with Richmond Enterprises, this business breakfast will give those visiting or exhibiting at Gulfood a short briefing over breakfast about the market, what to expect from Gulfood, how to maximise their time at the event, pitfalls to avoid etc plus the chance to meet up with other UK exporters ahead of the start of the show.

    Richmond Enterprises are FDEA's In Market Expert member for the Middle East with many years experience working with UK brands across the region.  Originally from the UK, Richmond Enterprises have been located in the UAE and brand building in the Middle East since 1984.

    Where:  Crowne Plaza Hotel on the Sheikh Zayed Road – 15 minute walk from the exhibition halls.

    Cost:  £45 per person inclusive of a range of breakfast options.

    A few more details:

    • The breakfast event will be held in an informal setting with plenty of space and time to network after and during the event.
    • The World Trade Centre (venue of Gulfood) is on the same road as the Crowne Plaza Hotel (Sheikh Zayed Rd) and is a 15 minute walk away, or a 5 minute journey on the metro.
    • Attendees of the breakfast will therefore have plenty of time to continue conversations at the hotel, in nearby coffee shops or get to the event to set up their stands.  

    Space for the event is limited. Please confirm your participation asap. 

    • 08 Mar 2022
    • 12 Mar 2022
    • Anaheim, USA

    Natural Products Products Expo West has proven itself to be the best place to reach natural, organic and healthy lifestyle buyers in the USA.

    Book a stand and get one-on-one time with retailers, distributors, health practitioners and food service professionals. Be there to tell your story and network with the industry!

    Click here to register your interest in exhibiting and to receive the UK group recruitment package.
    • 21 Mar 2022
    • 24 Mar 2022
    • Online

    Engage virtually in ECRM's latest programmes for the European Dry Grocery, Snack and Confectionery, Shelf Stable Beverage Sectors.  Sign up and connect online with retailers.  10% discount to FDEA Members.

    Develop powerful connections to drive growth through a cross-channel lineup of retailers looking to source new suppliers

    Open to both Private Label and Branded suppliers, taking part will allow you to present to retailers and distributors across all channels in the following categories:

    • Breakfast foods
    • Snacks
    • Confectionery
    • Pasta & Grains 
    • Canned & Bottled food
    • Oils, Vinegars & Sauce
    • Spread
    • Spices
    • Soft Drink
    • Functional Drinks
    • Tea, Coffee & Hot Chocolate
    • Shelf stable Juices
    • Shelf stable Dairy and Plant Based milks.

    How it works

    • A Client Success Manager assists throughout the entire program with turnkey meeting preparation and follow up.
    • Pre-determined meeting schedule tailored to align your capabilities and objectives.
    • Appointments are held across several hours each day of the program.
    • Meetings are executed virtually through our customized technology solution that features video conferencing, meeting management and documentation including notes and product selections.
    • Access notes and product selections for follow up plus use the RangeMe platform for sample requests, ordering and continued conversations.

    Open to Challenger Brands looking to grow distribution with buyers including national, regional & alternative channels and to Established Brands looking for strategic collaboration, distribution & planning with key buyers across all channels.

    Want to know more? Click here to connect with the ECRM team and find out more.

    • 22 Jun 2022
    • 24 Jun 2022
    • Singapore

    Join the UK Group at Singapore's only physical trade show for the food and drink sector this year. 

    Are you…

    • looking for new distribution channels for your products?
    • expanding your business in Southeast Asia?
    • launching a new product for the fine food & drink industry

    If your answer is yes, then look no further than Speciality & Fine Food Asia – this year's only trade event dedicated to the world of artisan, gourmet and fine food and drink in Southeast Asia - with a UK group stand to help you stand out.  The show will be co-located with Food2Go, the business event for F&B Takeaway and Delivery Innovations.

    Taking place at the Suntec Centre, Singapore, this is an ideal platform to generate new sales leads and expand your exports to the lucrative Singapore market and ASEAN visitors.

    UK food and drink exports to Singapore are valued at over £387m.  
    Products in highest demand include gin, craft beers, biscuits, confectionery, seafood and dairy.

    To register your interest, click here
    • 25 Sep 2022
    • 28 Sep 2022
    • Singapore

    FHA is the premier sourcing platform for thousands of food and hospitality  trade buyers in Asia. The long established show has evolved into 2 events; FHA-HoReCa and FHA-Food & Beverage, connecting global suppliers and key buyers from Asia and beyond, offering more valuable networking opportunities and quality sourcing options to all attendees.

    Some 48,000 trade buyers are expected to visit FHA from 100 countries, to see the 2000 exhibitors from 50 countries.  

    Join the UK pavilion in FHA Food & Beverage and reach buyers from Singapore and many other Asian markets.

    Contact PS8's Karen Beston to find out more
    • 15 Oct 2022
    • 19 Oct 2022
    • Paris, France

    IMPORTANT - SIAL Paris 2020 has been postponed. 
    The next edition will be from 15-19 October 2022. 

    To register your interest or find out more, please contact the UK group organiser - PS8

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