Middle East Food Forum, the UAE’s meeting place for all food service business owners and operators, hosts its second edition on the 13th and 14th of December 2017, co-located with the 8th edition of SIAL Middle East in Abu Dhabi. The Forum promises to host an open-to-attend event for trade professionals with a selection of panel discussions, conferences and sessions with over 45 industry giants from across the MENA region, as well as two by-invitation segments, namely a Restaurant Consultants Round table and Networking cocktail evening on the 13th,and a CEO Round table on the 14th of December. Following the success of the first edition of the Middle East Food Forum in 2016, and it’s following Restaurant Leadership: Business Series bi-monthly workshops, the new edition of the MEFF looks forward to creating an environment conducive for growth, development and synergy within the HORECA sector.

The 2nd edition of the Middle East Food Forum will be co-located with SIAL Middle East 2017, an innovative trade and business show targeted at the F&B industry at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). SIAL Middle East showcase products from 900+ exhibitors and welcome 30+ national country pavilions. With special focus on the food service sector, the 2017 edition will feature Arabia Feast Edible Buffet, a new culinary competition developed in line with the Emirates Culinary Guild’s constitution to ensure the enhancement of Emirati Cuisine.

Speaking on the 2nd Edition of the Middle East Food Forum, Mr. Vishal Pandey, Founder, Data On-A-Plate and Middle East Food Forum said, “It has been a great upward journey since we conceptualized the Middle East Food Forum, and there has been no looking back since. We are looking forward to the amalgam of knowledge, industry standards and innovative solutions to the current issues of the industry that our speakers from across the region will bring to the one-and-a-half day conference. With segments open to the F&B industry professionals as well as those that are exclusive, I am keen to see how the industry grows together through this conducive platform.”

The Middle East Food Forum was launched in May 2016 with over 150 plus motivated and prominent food and beverage professionals, F&B thought leaders and food entrepreneurs. Held on May 3, 2016, with an aim to promote the learning culture in the UAE, the inaugural launch event saw maximum participation from likeminded individuals. The event extensively featured panel discussions and workshops, offering unique opportunities to share experiences, upgrade skills, build valuable connections, and explore ways to start, sustain, grow, or transform any F&B business.

 

ABOUT MIDDLE EAST FOOD FORUM

The Middle East Food Forum is the essential meeting place for food service business owners and operators, including aspiring and established entrepreneurs to engage with industry experts, address concerns, find new ideas and inspiration. The learning and networking event features presentations, panel discussions and workshops, offering unique opportunities to share experiences, upgrade skills, build valuable connections, and explore ways to start, sustain, grow, or transform any F&B business.

 

About SIAL Middle East

SIAL Middle East is part of SIAL network, the leading global network of shows dedicated to the food industry, with seven shows (SIAL Paris, SIAL Canada Montreal, SIAL Canada Toronto, SIAL China, SIAL Middle East, SIAL Inter FOOD Jakarta, and FOOD India Inspired by SIAL, New Delhi) that bring together 14,535 exhibitors and 359.800 visitors from 194 countries.


Source: Yardstick Public Relations