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Vendex North @ Old Trafford
Nov 13 all-day

Vendex North returns to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Tuesday 13 November and promises to be another dynamic, busy show with exhibitor space once again sold out in record time.

Vendex North’s one day format, running from 10.00am-4.00pm, ensures that both visitors and exhibitors spend a minimum amount of time out of the office and maximise opportunities to explore new developments, promote their business and network with the key players who will be attending.

In addition to Vendex regulars, twenty percent of exhibitors are new to Vendex this year including Coca-Cola, SandenVendo UK and CCV. Alongside the newcomers are regulars and big name brands including Coffeetek, Benders Paper Cups, Kelloggs, Mars, Nestle, Red Bull, Unilever and Westomatic.  The event will showcase everything from technology, food and drink products, payment systems, servicing and everything in between.

Vendex North also features for the first time this year a dedicated Business Meeting Area within the Manchester Suite, which has been introduced in response to requests for a quieter space to sit and do business.  

The show partners once again with Food Bev Media, the food and drink innovation and trends publishers to bring you the latest relevant industry news.

The Vendex one day format offers superb networking opportunities enhanced by a complimentary lunch, this year sponsored by Siemens Financial Services.

Old Trafford is easily accessible by road and public transport, parking is free, wifi is free, there’s a free goodie bag for every visitor and entry is free.   

Auspack @ Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Mar 26 – Mar 29 all-day
Auspack @ Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre | South Wharf | Victoria | Australia

Auspack is the largest biennial packaging and processing machinery and materials exhibition in Australia.

Renowned for showcasing processing and packaging innovations of the top suppliers, Auspack will be Australasia’s all-encompassing event for 2019. It’s where the industry’s decision makers come to see machinery in action, connect with suppliers and gain a perspective on the industry that drives innovation.

Auspack 2019 promises to showcase the largest display of working machinery for food, beverage and pharmaceutical manufacturing, and offers unrivalled educational and networking opportunities with the industry’s best.

Food Innovate Summit @ NH Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam
May 13 – May 14 all-day
Food Innovate Summit @ NH Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam | Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Netherlands

Top industry experts from across the globe will share insights into their exciting new projects as part of the 17th annual Food Innovate Summit. Visitors will hear real-life case studies from leading organisations as well as innovative new start-ups.

In particular they’ll learn how to:

  • Distinguish their product in a saturated market place with new and breakthrough ideas
  • Enhance their formulation with some of the most innovative and exciting ingredients
  • Plan the journey of your product life cycle with breakthrough technologies and best practice expertise from leaders in the food industry
  • Improve their new product launch success rate (approximately 85% of all new products fail on launch)
  • Find new inspiration for NPD and innovation through new techniques and ingredients
Iran Agrofood @ Tehran International Permanent Fairgrounds
Jun 18 – Jun 21 all-day

26 years of Iran agrofood – 26 years of valuable business contacts!

In 2018, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of iran agrofood, which, with every single edition, has confirmed its position as Iran’s leading international agrofood trade show.
The 25th Iran agrofood proudly presented 25 official country pavilions and occupied the entire Tehran International Fairgrounds. 1,225 exhibitors from 29 countries welcomed more than 40,000 visitors from all over Iran and the entire region at Iran agrofood last year.
26 years of valuable business contacts between technology leaders from around the globe and professional trade visitors and investors from all over Iran and beyond.
With certainty more than 700 Iranian exhibitors will participate again this year.
Iran agrofood consists of five partial exhibitions along the entire value chain, from the field to the fork:
Iran agro, Iran food + bev tec, Iran bakery + confectionery, Iran food ingredients and Iran food + hospitality.
As an exhibitor or visitor you are allowed to communicate and to arrange business meetings before, during and after the event with our interactive platform.
The entrance is free of charge for trade visitors!

Follow the link to pre-REGISTER NOW or book your stand:

13th Global Dairy Congress @ Lisbon MYRIAD by SANA Hotels
Jun 25 – Jun 27 all-day

Zenith Global Dairy Congress

Zenith Global’s annual Global Dairy Congress is designed for industry leaders, suppliers, customers and advisers, with a focus on the latest market trends and thinking on a worldwide scale from leading international and regional brands, allowing extensive time for informal networking and discussion.

This year’s theme of “Dairy Vitality” binds together every aspect of the industry’s future, with conference sessions ranging from global market and industry change through brand success stories and innovation to the challenges of marketing and sustainability. Our 13th Congress offers an effective forum for discussing the way forward and setting priorities to ensure continued market growth and success.

Delegates will hear from both leading international and regional manufacturers on broader market and strategic developments, as well as from smaller industry players and entrepreneurs showcasing a variety of exciting new products and concepts.

To register your interest in attending and find out more, visit

For information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Maxine Harle on:
 e [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]> t +44 (0)1225 327900

Guangzhou International Fruit Expo @ China Import & Export Fair Complex
Jun 27 – Jun 29 all-day

As the One and Only trade show held specifically for the fruit industry in South China, Guangzhou(China) International Fruit Expo 2019  will be held in Guangzhou, China Import and Export Fair Complex during June 27th-29th,2019.

Preview of Fruit Expo 2019

Supported by 208 Guangzhou-located foreign embassies and consulates of Indonesia, USA, Chile, Thailand, Argentina, Spain, Malaysia, Australasia, Greece, and Vietnam and overseas professional associations, magazines, websites, Fruit Expo 2019 is going to be staged on a show floor of 30,000 sq.m, hosting 500+ exhibitors and 30,000 visitors. Hosted in Guangzhou, one of the biggest fruit trade hubs in Southeast Asia, Fruit Expo 2019 will be able to put its hands on the best industry resources for its attendees to share!  

Review of Fruit Expo 2018

On a show floor of 10,000㎡, over 160 exhibitors gathered for the show, including Pagoda (Biggest Fruit Chain Store), (One of biggest E-commerce Platforms), Great Sun Food (One of Biggest Fruit Suppliers), Walmart (One of Biggest Retail Store) and etc. For international pavilions, overseas exhibitor groups from 6 countries (Thailand, Vietnam, Chile, India, Philippines, Greece), in addition to those independent exhibitors from Malaysia, Pakistan, Turkey, and Indonesia, marking a stunning overseas exhibitor attendance rate of over 30%! 90% exhibitors were content with the show. Many of them said that they will return for Fruit Expo 2019.

Exhibition Scope:

− Fresh Fruit: fresh fruits, fresh cut, organic product, etc.

− Processed Fruit: frozen fruit products, dried fruits, fruit cans, fruit juice, fruit jam, preserved fruits, nuts, highly processed fruits, etc.

− Fruit Processing Equipment & Technology;

− Cold Chain & Logistics;

− Fruit Growing & Post-harvest Handling;

− Fresh Retail & Related Technology; etc.

To showcase your products or looking for supplies,please feel free to contact us.

Vendex North @ The Centenary Pavilion
Oct 30 all-day

Vendex is a one-day exhibition for the vending industry, it has been established for 15 years and has grown in success each year. It is known as the show where the trade buys whether it be machinery, ingredients, products or goods and services.

The vending industry is worth £1.5 billion P/A and vending is seen as an extension of the retail sector where products can be showcased in the workplace, leisure, travel, healthcare and education sectors. If you are unsure if your products are suitable to vend we can help with a product trial before the show. Vendex attracts many visitors and the aisles are full from start to finish with business owners and senior management from vending operators, contract caterers, service providers and facility managers. Vendex is an international show and also attracts exhibitors and visitors from overseas. Vendex is a low-cost event held at Leeds United and the Birmingham Conference Centre, both venues have proved to be very successful for visitors and exhibitors with easy access, free parking, Wi-Fi and a goodie bag. Exhibitors can set up the day before or on the morning of the show, opening hours are 10am to 4pm. We always aim to make the show as easy for you as possible.

We hope you can exhibit at Vendex and grow your business and brands via the vending industry.

Alimentaria @ Fira Barcelona Gran Via (POSTPONED)
Apr 20 – Apr 23 all-day
Alimentaria @ Fira Barcelona Gran Via (POSTPONED) @ L'Hospitalet de Llobregat | Catalunya | Spain



14th Global Dairy Congress (POSTPONED)
Jun 15 – Jun 17 all-day


With the news that Zenith Global’s 14th annual Global Dairy Congress has been postponed, FoodBev Media wants to offer assurances that the World Dairy Innovation Awards are still going ahead on 16 June 2020.

The deadline for the World Dairy Innovation Awards entries is still 30 April 2020, and to ensure that FoodBev Media is supporting companies who are looking to celebrate their hard work and innovation, the price for entries is now just £195+vat.

For more information visit our Dairy Awards page.


Iran Agrofood 2020 @ Permanent Fairgrounds (POSTPONED)
Jun 16 – Jun 19 all-day
Iran Agrofood 2020 @ Permanent Fairgrounds (POSTPONED)



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