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The Speciality Food Festival

DWTC, Dubai

6-8 April 2020

An exclusive event for gourmet professionals in the World's richest market.

Show Info

The organisers of the highly successful Gulfood bring to you the region's Speciality Food exhibition, targeting exhibitors and visitors looking for high-end gourmet products.

PS8 is working with the organisers to identify UK exhibitors. The show is rebranded for 2017 as the Speciality Food Festival and will run under the umbrella event 'Dubai International Hospitality Week'.  Endorsed by Dubai Tourism, the wider portfolio of of events is anticipated to attract up to 50,000 visitors and would make the combined shows the second largest sectorised food, beverage and equipment exhibition in the region after Gulfood.

Speciality Food Exhibition will run concurrently with Yummex, Seafex, GulfHost and The Tableware Show.

Why Exhibit?

Spending in food retail sector in the GCC is expected to reach $106bn in the next five years.  With 28% of total consumer spend in 2012 being spent on food, the industry is under pressure to meet the demand for food products and ingredients, particularly for fine and gourmet foods.

Tap into this lucrative market....

HOW? By connecting you with key buyers and decision makers from the Middle East and Africa region to The Speciality Food Exhibition, the region's largest event dedicated to fine and gourmet food.

You will meet targeted buyers representing:
Hotels • Restaurant • Catering companies • Retailers • Wholesalers • Distributors

Please note - Gulfood will have a UK pavilion and will take place in February 2017.


The Package

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“During the show, we met key suppliers from Georgia, Iran, Afghanistan and Nigeria - important markets for us that we’ve struggled to reach in the past. With over US$ 1 million in gross sales conducted during the show and more than US$ 5 million forecast to be completed in the coming months, we will definitely be back next year.”

Agustin Caceres, VP Operations, LE Group Industries LLC

Some stats from last year's show....

  • 183 exhibitors from over 29 countries
  • 13,022 dedicated buyers from 28 countries
  • 87% of exhibitors secured orders valued between US$100,000 to US$500,000 at the show


PS8 is the Department for International Trade's Trade Challenge Partner for food and drink 



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