SIAL: Inspire Food Business

SIAL China South will take place at the Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Centre in October 2021. With an exhibition area of 60,000 sqm, SIAL China South expects to attract 1,300 exhibitors and over 65,000 professionals from around the world. Five summits and four events will be held in parallel with the trade show.

As one of the ten leading food and beverage exhibitions in the SIAL network created by Comexposium — organiser of SIAL Paris from France, SIAL China South will facilitate the flow of information and trade in the food market between the South China region and the world.

Headquartered in Paris, France, Comexposium’s employees and sales network operate in 22 countries. It employs over 1,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide.

Comexposium is one of the world’s leading event organisers. Globally, it hosts 389 international exhibitions and conferences under more than 135 brands across many different sectors, significantly in food, agriculture, fashion, leisure, students and digital, security, works council, automotive, construction, and health. At events in France and 17 countries worldwide, Comexposium welcomes more than 3.5 million visitors and 48,000 exhibitors annually.

Why Shenzen?

Three Geographical Advantages Bring new vitality to the food industry in South China

  • Shenzhen, known as the “window to the world”, has the largest number of ports in China and is the only city in the country with land, sea and airports. Covering all major categories of food imports, it is an important launchpad for imported goods into China.
  • Shenzhen is home to numerous sourcing centres, food manufacturers, importers, exporters, distributors, e-commerce, wholesalers, retailers, supermarkets, comprehensive stores, new retailers and catering companies.
  • Shenzhen, reputed as the “capital of food”, will have a world-class international food valley.

A Gathering Place For Selected Buyers in South China Identify the demand of the food industry in the Region

  • “Match Me” invites selected top buyers according to the characteristics and specific demand of the food industry in South China to effectively match supply and demand.
  • Through various formats such as business negotiation zones, top buyer matchmaking rooms, purchaser-supplier matching salons and buyer visiting groups, meetings are organized at the booths or in designated meeting areas to enhance the efficiency of onsite communication between exhibitors and buyers and the probability of reaching business cooperation.

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