SIAL Middle East

Held in the world’s richest city, SIAL Middle East provides US exporters with the opportunity to meet with key food and beverage buyers from throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and India.
SIAL Middle East, organized in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, and colocated with the On-board catering and Date Palm Exhibitions, brings together the retail, foodservice and beverage industries under one roof. Doubling its size since 2010 and achieving a 30% increase in visitor numbers each year, it welcomes thousands of professionals among whom are more than 501 VIP hosted buyers from 36 countries.
The 8th edition of SIAL Middle East will continue its staggering pace of growth, establishing it as the fastest-growing food, beverage and hospitality event in the MENA region.

Fully supported by the Abu Dhabi government, SIAL ME annually welcomes over 400 VIP hosted buyers, from companies with a minimum purchasing power of $500,000, to take part in one-on-one meetings at the Hosted Buyer Introduction Suite.


  • Regional WACS chefs competition: 1000 chefs
  • Up to 501 hosted buyers from 36 countries
  • 952 exhibitors and brands from 47 countries
  • 30 national pavilions
  • 16,562 visitors from 95 countries and regions

The list of Danish companies participating has not yet been updated.