• Sweets & Snacks Middle East – The Specialty Food Festival – Seafex Middle East | Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai | November 17 – 19, 2013 | Dubai Events: Exhibition, Festival & Food

    Event Name: Sweets & Snacks Middle East – The Specialty Food Festival – Seafex Middle East
    Event Category: Exhibition, Festival & Food
    Date: November 17 – 19, 2013
    Venue: Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Halls 5, 6, 7 & 8, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


    Three influential and highly anticipated trade shows dedicated to niche sectors of the global food industry will be attracting thousands of trade visitors to the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Set to take place from 17-19 November 2013, a substantial 35% increase in exhibition space has been allocated to the shows to accommodate exhibitor demand. Powered by Gulfood, all three dedicated industry events will run alongside each other providing visitors and exhibitors with the perfect trading, networking and cross-selling environment. Dubai is the perfect host city with a global reputation for five star luxury that boasts some of the world’s finest restaurants and an array of international cuisine.

    Sweets & Snacks Middle East:

    Jointly organized by Koelnmesse GmbH and Dubai World Trade Centre, Sweets & Snacks Middle East is the only trade show in the MENA region focusing on the sweets, snacks and confectionery industries. Now in its 6th year, the show will host more than 120 specialised exhibitors from 28 countries over the span of 3 days. With the Middle East sweet and savoury snacks market seeing more than 20% year-on-year growth for the past four years, Sweets and Snacks Middle East represents a key element in the future for global industry growth and has become known as a truly international platform for product selection. The show will be covering the entire Sweets, Snacks & Confectionery profiles from raw ingredients, processing and finishing products.

    The Specialty Food Festival:

    To meet the growing market demand for fine, gourmet and niche food products, The Speciality Food Festival, brings together the Middle East’s only dedicated gourmet and fine food exhibition. The trade-only show has grown five-fold in the four years since its launch and brings together the region’s leading chefs, importers and exclusive retailers to source the finest products for refined and demanding palates. With new countries joining the list of confirmed exhibitors every year, the show brings an even broader range of fine foods, from special breed meats and seafood to luxury chocolates, fresh organic produce and some of the rarest ingredients. In addition, The Speciality Food Festival provides ample opportunity to gain industry insights, establish supplier and distributor connections and network with industry professionals.


    As the region’s first-ever dedicated seafood trade show for the food and hospitality industry, SEAFEX provides a much needed platform for the global seafood industry in the region. The full spectrum of the seafood industry, from the fresh catch to the consumer’s plate, as well as cold storage, shipping and logistics solutions, will be showcased by over 51 exhibitors and 21 national pavilions including Canada, China, Cyprus, Greece, Libya, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Peru, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, Yemen, and Vietnam.

    Sweets & Snacks Middle East – The Specialty Food Festival – Seafex Middle East

    Venue Contact:

    Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre,
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
    Tel: +971 4 332 1000