Date: February 26-March 02, 2017
Venue: Dubai World Trade Centre
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Target Audience: Canadian Food & Beverage Exporters
Sector: Consumer Products

Gulfood is one of the world's largest annual food and hospitality fairs, providing a trade and sourcing platform for exporters seeking new sales in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. Gulfood 2016 featured 160 country pavilions with over 5,000 exhibitors. The show was visited by an estimated 90,000 buyers. The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service will be present at this flagship show for Agriculture and Agrifood Canada. Canada’s pavilion will include 45 exhibitors.

Why your organization should participate:

  • Compare your product/service with international competitors
  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in foreign markets
  • Gain insights and market intelligence
  • Increase visibility of your product or service
  • Meet key commercial entities, industry players, and potential buyers, investors and/or partners
  • Participate in networking events
  • Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

  • Networking event
  • Pavilion/exhibit
  • Site visits

The Trade Commissioners, Andrew Maharaj and Rania Hassan are specializing in the Agrifood Sector for the UAE market and can provide information on this and other local events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region. Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.