Date: February 18-22, 2018
Venue: Dubai World Trade Centre
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Target Audience: Canadian suppliers of food and beverages
Sector: Agriculture and Processed Foods

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. Last year, Gulfood attracted 95,000 visitors from over 155 countries/regions and featured 55,000 exhibitors.

Event Website:

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
  • Meet key regulatory bodies
  • Participate in networking events
  • Pitch your product /service to selected audiences
  • 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

Trade Commissioners, Andrew Maharaj and Rania Hassan, are specializing in the Agriculture and Agrifood sector for the United Arab Emirates 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.