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Everything You Need to Know About The Saudi Food Show 2023

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 24 May 2023 Last update: Tuesday، 20 June 2023
Everything You Need to Know About The Saudi Food Show 2023

What is the Saudi Food Show 2023?

Everything You Need to Know About The Saudi Food Show 2023

The first-ever Saudi Food Show is set to take place in the Middle Eastern market, in collaboration with Gulfood, the largest event for food and beverage sourcing worldwide. This significant development represents a crucial milestone in the Kingdom's history, as it brings together international companies across the entire food value chain, influential figures in the industry, and renowned chefs from the region.

The event aims to revolutionize the country's food industry while aspiring for a lasting transformation on a large scale. This year, the event is scheduled to take place from June 20th to June 22nd at the Riyadh Exhibition Centre.

Everything You Need to Know About The Saudi Food Show 2023

The event is expected to attract a total of 15,000 attendees. Among the visitors, 20% will be international attendees from 35 countries. 80 Countries will be represented, and 500 companies will showcase their exceptional food and beverage products during the exhibition.

The Saudi Food Show will have some distinctive features that give you a million reasons to attend. Here is why you should attend the event:

TawaSul Meetings Programme

Everything You Need to Know About The Saudi Food Show 2023

TawaSul is a programme designed to connect exhibitors with relevant buyers, fostering tailor-made connections, quality meetings, and business networking opportunities.

Saudi Food Summit

Everything You Need to Know About The Saudi Food Show 2023

The Saudi Food Summit is a distinctive feature of the Saudi Food Show that differentiates it from other exhibitions. It offers exclusive and insightful information about the rapidly growing and changing F&B sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the GCC region. This summit provides attendees with direct access to valuable and original knowledge regarding the industry.

Saudi Food Excellence Awards

Everything You Need to Know About The Saudi Food Show 2023

The Saudi Food Excellence Awards 2023 recognizes and celebrates the innovative pioneers in the food and beverage industry who have demonstrated excellence within the past year.

The Saudi Food Show

In the first edition of the Saudi Food Show, Top Table presents a unique platform for visitors to discover and immerse themselves in a diverse range of international and local culinary cuisines, showcasing the vibrant food scene in the Middle East's emerging culinary capital.

YouthX Saudi

Everything You Need to Know About The Saudi Food Show 2023

The YouthX platform is set to make its first appearance in Saudi Arabia, providing an exceptional opportunity for talented young chefs from prominent hotels in the region. This platform will bring them together in a unique culinary competition that recognizes their valuable contributions to the country's growing influence on the global gastronomic stage. The participants will have the chance to showcase their skills and be rewarded for their outstanding culinary performances.

Foodverse

Everything You Need to Know About The Saudi Food Show 2023

Foodverse at The Saudi Food Show is an exciting new platform that showcases how new technology will revolutionize the F&B industry and create endless possibilities within the food ecosystem. Visitors can experience real-life applications of the metaverse, one-to-one workshops with blockchain, deep-tech, NFT and crypto experts, as they share their knowledge of emerging technology trends that will pave the way for future innovations in the F&B industry. 

How to Get to the Venue Easily?

The Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center (RICEC) is a well-equipped exhibition venue, featuring state-of-the-art facilities and a modern design. Situated near Exit 10 on the Eastern Ring Road, specifically at King Abdullah Road, the RICEC offers a convenient location for visitors to access the venue easily.

By Plane:

To reach Riyadh from outside the country, you can use King Khalid International Airport as it serves as the main gateway. With a capacity to accommodate up to 12 million visitors, the airport is known for its excellent organization and high-quality services. These include free Wi-Fi, various dining options, and comfortable waiting areas, ensuring a pleasant experience for travelers.

The largest national airlines are SaudiaFlynas, and Flyadeal.

By Car:

You can also go by your own car as parking is available onsite with a capacity that can take up to 1400 cars, and 60 cars at VIP parking area. Multiple entrances and exits are available to facilitate smooth traffic flow at the venue.

*Free visitor parking is available on the Exhibition Grounds via Gate 2

By Taxi:

For taxi services in Riyadh, contact SAFWA Taxi at +966 92 001 0068 or book through Careem. Pre-booked transfers can be arranged with Welcome Pickups, while Uber and Careem operate throughout Saudi Arabia for flexible transportation options.

By Train:

Everything You Need to Know About The Saudi Food Show 2023

Riyadh - Dammam Line

Riyadh - Dammam connects Riyadh to the Eastern Region and passes through the following stations: Dammam, Abqaiq, Hofuf and Riyadh.

The North Train

The North Train connects Riyadh to the north of Saudi Arabia and serves the following stations: Riyadh, Al Majmaah, Qassim, Hail and Al Jouf.

Haramain Railway

The Haramain High-Speed Railway is the newest and fastest train system in the Middle East, connecting the holy cities of Makkah and Medina in western Saudi Arabia. The railway line includes stations at Makkah, Jeddah, King Abdullah Economic City, and Medina.

For more details, visit their website.