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FDEA, in conjunction with its event partner PS8, organises UK pavilions at international food & drink trade shows at some of which DIT 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. Download the 2019-2020 exhibition dates here.

Forthcoming events

    • 30 Sep 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Webinar - by Associate Member WTA Group

    Expert Advice on how to Successfully Export your Food Products to the USA

    Cracking the US Food market offers huge potential to any food UK food manufacturer, yet it is a complex market with many obstacles to overcome. WTA Food has the privilege of working with several UK food manufacturers, helping them develop a comprehensive export strategy to the USA. 

    WTA's food webinar will deliver key tips on exporting to the USA, that will enable you to walk away feeling confident that the time is right to put those plans in place and start exporting your food product to the USA. 

    1. Discover the critical steps to Supply Chain Logistics Planning
    2. Understand the importance of Compliance and the FDA.
    3. Learn the true value of Supply Chain Visibility
    4. Valuable advice on how to avoid non-intended costs

    Join the webinar here:

    Room ID:395-724-395

    To dial in from your phone:

    Call +44 (20) 7048-4146 and enter Participant PIN 142142#

    Email: for more details
    • 05 Oct 2019
    • 09 Oct 2019
    • Cologne, Germany

    ANUGA is the world’s largest and most important food and beverage fair. 6,777 suppliers exhibit in Cologne, filling the entire exhibition centre, the fifth largest in the world!

    This must attend event is the perfect forum to launch new products, meet both existing and new trade contacts, build your brand awareness and build international business.

    The show includes 10 product categories making it easy for visitors to find the products of interest to them.

    The UK pavilions will feature in a number of product sector halls (based on demand) including: fine foods, drinks, dairy, meat and frozen

    To check availability and to find out more about exhibiting in the UK pavilion, contact Emily Mosedale
    • 16 Oct 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • DP World London Gateway, Stanford-le-Hope, Essex
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    Build your knowledge of export supply chain logistics

    Join our one day event at the impressive DP World London Gateway -  in conjunction with FDEA Associate member, Drac Logistics

    Ask questions of our experts and understand the steps you need to consider to manage the logistics of exporting post Brexit

    Understand the anticipated changes to the process of exporting and importing with the EU and the rest of the world. 

    • DP World London Gateway- presentation on port capabilities and what services they can offer to UK companies

    • Working with a Customs Agent - regulatory requirements and support available

    • Understanding tax and customs - trading with a third country

    • Defra Brexit Readiness team - Preparation and planning for Brexit

    • One to Ones with our experts
    Plus a visit to the DP World London gateway port the UK’s fastest growing deep-sea container terminal

    A practical and insightful day for all food and drink exporters.
    • 12 Nov 2019
    • 14 Nov 2019
    • Shanghai, China

    British pavilion at FHC Shanghai 

    The unique feature of FHC, and the reason it is so popular with international companies, is that it is exclusively for imported food, wines and hospitality supplies. All exhibitors are international suppliers selling to China, importers and distributors, or international brands made in China. There are no Chinese food manufacturers at FHC.

    To register your interest for 2019 please contact Karen Beston at PS8
    • 03 Dec 2019
    • 05 Dec 2019
    • Paris, France

    Join the undisputed leading global meeting place for food and beverage innovation - with the next edition hosted in one of Europe's largest F&B markets, Paris, France:

    • Source the latest and most innovative ingredient
    • Grow your business in one of the fastest growing markets with a large appetite for food, health and functional ingredients
    • Nurture your business relationships by meeting with the most important ingredients suppliers and buyers in the region
    • Attracts over 25,000 buyers looking to source quality food ingredients
    • Bi-ennial show taking place in a different European city each time - 2019 is in Paris

    Check availability by contacting Emily Mosedale
    • 12 Dec 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • 30 Euston Square, London NW1 2FB

    12 December 2019
    Venue - 30 Euston Square, L

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

    • Come and join industry experts, your peers and a team of professional  advisers to learn and debate export issues .....and get ahead of your competitors.
    • Discuss key topics with industry colleagues and exchange ideas.
    • Meet with service providers from FDEA's large pool of professional associate partners able to offer advice from legal to labeling, contract packers to credit risk, export finance 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.
    • One for the road - end of day drinks reception 
    • Speaker line up to be confirmed.
    Save the date - booking to be launched later in 2019.

Food & Drink Exporters Association
PO Box 117
Hebden Bridge
West Yorkshire
HX7  9AY

T: +44 (0)203 744 5614

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