Gulfood 2018

Scottish Development International is offering an attractive package for Scottish companies to build International business at Gulfood 2018.


Sun, 18 Feb 2018
(5 days )




18th – 22nd February
Dubai World Trade Centre

This year we are taking a different approach to the space we are offering in order to make the Scottish Pavilion more open plan and cost effective for companies who would like to exhibit for the first time or to strengthen their existing business in the market.  



• Representative stand (60sqm)

• Shared product display area

• Prominent Scotland Food and Drink Branding

• Meeting Area

• Invitation to Scottish Product Showcase & Networking Reception and opportunity to showcase & sample your product 


Cost to participate and attend £350 per company

A travel grant (£500 per company) is available for eligible companies & claimable after the event. 


Why Exhibit at Gulfood?

Running since 1987, Gulfood is the UAE region’s largest and most important food and drink trade exhibition. It is a showcase event for manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers from around the world, representing all of the key sectors within the food retail and hospitality trade. Key highlights from the 2017 show include:


• 4,800+ exhibitors from 120 countries

• 84,642 Visitors from 156 countries

• 120 country pavilions

• 5 days of limitless business opportunities, networking and market exposure


Sign up now and benefit from

• Prime positioning within the World Trade Centre; co-located with the British Pavilion

• Prominent Scotland Food and Drink Branding

• Opportunity to visit retail and foodservice outlets in Dubai to gain further market insight

• Making contacts in new markets and building your export sales in the Middle East (ME)

• Support from SDI Staff with business introductions to buyers from ME & India prior & during the event

• An SDI organised Scottish evening Networking Reception & the Scottish Product Showcase 

• A travel subvention for eligible companies


Please register your interest by emailing Jennifer Williamson and asking for an application form by 12th October. 


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