SIAL Middle East 2018 commences in Abu Dhabi


The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has officially inaugurated the ninth SIAL Middle East 2018 – a leading F&B and hospitality event in the region – which kicked off today (December 10) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

Running until December 12, the event will welcome more than 1,000 exhibitors from F&B and hospitality sectors, along with 25,000 visitors and unique experts from over 45 countries.

Group CEO, ADNEC, Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri stated: “Hosting SIAL Middle East 2018 reflects ADNEC’s capabilities to provide state-of-the-art facilities and support to regional and international exhibitions across industries. The event is another opportunity to showcase ADNEC as one of the leading and prestigious organisers of world-renowned exhibitions.

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“We will continue to work with our partners from the public and private sectors to ensure that all participants will have a unique experience during the event, as we strive to expand our reach and attract more globally renowned new exhibitions,” he added.

This year’s theme, ‘Defining Innovation in the Food, Beverage & Hospitality Industry’, will enable participating food and manufacturing companies to showcase their latest products, technologies, and innovations, as well as tackle solutions to industry challenges amid the growing regional demand for food products.