A selection of International food industry events of interest from around the globe…. 

14th -16th January, 2019

Northwest Food & Beverage World, Portland Oregon.  

Formerly the Northwest Food Processors Expo & Conference, Northwest Food & Beverage World is the premier food and beverage show in the Northwest and the largest regional trade show in the United States. Covering 200,000 square feet of exhibit space, this show brings together hundreds of equipment manufacturers and food and beverage makers. It also offers an extensive education program and lunchtime keynote speakers.

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4th – 5th February, 2019

American Food Sure Summit, Chicago

Each year, the American Food Sure Summit covers a myriad of food industry topics ranging from safety to manufacturing and quality. Industry leaders from all over America travel to the summit to participate in panel discussions, present keynote speeches, and share case studies, making it a can’t-miss event for food safety and professionals.

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February 12th-13th, 2019

Food Processing Expo, Sacramento, California 

This is California’s Largest Food Processing Trade Show, featuring over 270 exhibitors for food processing equipment, supplies, services, and technology. There are also two days of educational sessions on issues such as water conservation and food safety inspections. And don’t forget about the Tasting Pavilion and the Vegetable, Fruit, & Nut Putting Contest. The Expo is produced by the California League of Food Processors (CLFP).

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17th – 21st February 2019

Gulf Food – Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE

With nearly 5000 exhibitors, over 93,000 visitors and more than 20,000 brands on display,Gulfood 2019 in Dubai is a prime trade fair for the food, drink and tobacco industry. With its perfect organisation and high number of decision makers, Gulfood 2019 is a great platform to launch to new markets and establish or strengthen your business. The fair will be held from 17.02 to 21.02.2019 in the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.

In 2019 Gulfood will bring unique opportunity to all attendees to broaden their business networksHeads of state and ministers from over 21 countries will attend the exhibition and the visitors and exhibitors can take part in the many bi-lateral trade agreements taking place during Gulfood.

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26th – 28th March 2019

ProFood Tech – Chicago, Illinois USA

As proven by its successful debut in 2017, ProFood Tech is the most comprehensive processing show in North America. The biennial event offers cutting-edge processing technology and free educational sessions for a wide range of food and beverage industry sectors.

1st – 4th April 2019

Hotelex Shanghai

The Hotelex is an international trade fair for the hospitality industry and will be held in Shanghai. This exhibition is communication and information platform in the industry and offers the exhibiting companies the opportunity to present to an audience of experts here. Visitors can find in depth and comprehensive information here about the latest developments, trends, products and services in various fields.
On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 4 days of the fair, from 28. March to 31. March 2017, about 2207 exhibitors and 116688 visitors from 116 countries on the Hotelex in Shanghai. The next Hotelex will be the 28th occasion of these.


7th – 10th May, Hong Kong 2019

Remarking 32 years of excellence, HOFEX – Asia’s Leading Food & Hospitality Tradeshow, has been taking the industry on numerous extraordinary journeys of culinary delicacies from all over the world, bringing the most comprehensive selection of Food & Drinks, Hospitality Equipment & Supplies products to Asia.

NRA – Chicago, USA

18th – 21st May 2019

“NRA Show – The International Food Service and Hospitality Marketplace.”
National Restaurant Association Show (NRA Show) is the platform to discover, learn, connect, inspire and gain the tools needed to innovate and thrive in the international food marketplace. A unique, forward-thinking experience for restaurant leaders, focused on tools and resources to deliver actionable strategies for exponential growth while providing takeaways that are critical to business success.

18th – 22nd October 2019

Host – Milan

The global professional hospitality industry will once again gather in Milan for Host 2019, the largest exhibition of its kind. It will take place at Fiera Milano, from the 18th to the 22nd of October. More than 2000 exhibitors and close to 190,000 visitors will attend the 5-day event. Host Milan 2019 will bring them a full overview of the HoReCa sector, its emerging trends, innovations and business opportunities.
In 2019, the 6 main exhibition areas will be: Food service equipment, Bread, pizza, pasta, Gelato, pastry, Coffee, tea, Bars, coffee machines, vending, as well as Furniture and tableware. Host 2019 will also feature about 400 events, enriching participants’ experience with creativity and inspiration, knowledge exchange and networking.