Taking place from November 8-10, 2022, at DWTC, Gulfood is set to be 40 percent larger than the previous years, with 25 percent of exhibitors new to the show.
Bringing together the F&B manufacturing industry across various sectors, including processing, packaging, ingredients, supply-chain solutions, and control and automation, the three-day event will examine the themes of sustainability, advanced technology adoption, nutrition, efficiency and innovation to help organizations reduce their costs, grow and transform.
A key feature of this year’s event includes the Food Tech Summit, where over 100 of the industry’s most dynamic and engaging speakers will convene to discuss an issue-driven agenda, ranging from food engineering innovations, factories of the future, web 3.0 applications in food, emerging markets, food safety, circular ecosystems, sustainability-linked finance models and much more.
Visitors will be able to hear firsthand from industry leaders, regulatory and policymakers, financial institutions, geo-political and risk advisors, investors and research and development specialists. Confirmed speakers at the Food Tech Summit include: Dr. Aman Puri, consulate general of India, Dubai; Ahmad Sultan Al Haddad, COO of Parks and Zones, DP World, UAE region; Amadou Diallo, CEO for Middle East and Africa, DHL Global Forwarding; and Kebour Ghenna, executive direction of the Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Trixie LohMirmand, executive VP of Dubai World Trade Centre, commented: “Through Gulfood Manufacturing, we will unveil the next era in the evolution of the F&B manufacturing industry. From addressing global food challenges to discussing the ESG wave that is transforming food systems and together exploring the huge opportunities presented by innovation — particularly in the tech space — our aim is to create a lasting positive impact on the industry and take it to new heights, further cementing the UAE’s reputation as a global destination for leading future industries”.
Gulfood Manufacturing continues to garner interest from top global food production players. The event will create a platform for the largest companies in the food industry to present their products, services and solutions to influential buyers from across the globe, creating multiple opportunities to network and do business. This year will be no exception, as participants have the opportunity to build new professional relationships, strengthen existing ones and execute high-value deal.