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FDEA - Meet the Buyer & International Gala Dinner

  • 19 Jun 2018
  • 7:00 PM
  • 20 Jun 2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • Liverpool
  • 3


  • 19 June Dinner only
  • 19 June dinner only
  • 19 June dinner only
  • by invitation only
  • By invitation only

Registration is closed

At the International Business Festival 2018, Liverpool

From 12 – 28 June 2018, the UK hosts the world’s biggest international business festival. Hosting more than 40 major global events across 9 high growth sector themed days, the festival will provide you with the knowledge, market insights and vital connections you need to take your business forward.

20 June - Meet the Buyer sponsored by Drac Logistics - SOLD OUT.  
Waitlist places or partner spaces only
As part of IFB's Manufacturing Day, FDEA is hosting its own Meet the Buyer event which will focus on making new contacts between international buyers and UK suppliers. 

Carefully selected buyers will be looking for suppliers that embrace the major global trends 

  • Book one to one appointments with international food and drink buyers
  • Learn from experts at our opening presentations 
  • Join fellow exporters in our Round Table Talks throughout the day
  • Meet with FDEA's professional associate partners and tap into their knowledge and specialist skills
  • Enjoy the broader programme of IFB's Manufacturing Day. 
  • 19 June - Optional free tour of the Port of Liverpool from Drac Logistics partners Peel Ports.  A rare opportunity to tour the dynamic port facilities and hear of their planned new railfreight service from Glasgow to Liverpool. (19 June)
We have invited buyers from markets as diverse as India, China, South Korea,  Thailand, Turkey, the USA, the UAE, Mexico, France, Germany and Spain.

Confirmed buyers

Download the profile of the confirmed buyers listed below: - click here

New Buyer Registration:  Tienda Inglesa  -  Uruguay

City Supermarket Shanghai  China
Glory World (Beijing) Trading Co China China
Mediascore France
Gofood Germany
MRK Foods India
Marom Moshe Ltd Israel
Gifan Mexico
Golden Bell South Korea
DY Grove South Korea
Tindale and Stanton  Spain
Taste of America Spain
Dynasty Foods Thailand
Demac Turkey Turkey 
GFC Consulting Turkey
Hunter Foods  UAE
Spinneys/JHF UAE (UK)
Tienda Inglesa Uruguay
Optimum Buying European Sourcing - USA (France)
Optimum Buying European Sourcing -  USA (France)


Gala Dinner in association with the Food & Drink Federation
The Royal Liver Building, Liverpool
19 June  From 1845pm

Join us on the eve of the Meet the Buyer event at our gala dinner.   Enjoy quality time with buyers during our pre-dinner networking drinks and over a high quality all British dinner.  Book your place or a table to entertain your guests in this iconic waterfront venue.

Delegate places may now be booked online.
Discounted rates for FDEA members.

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

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