Events

FDEA EVENTS

FDEA, in conjunction with its event partner PS8, organises UK pavilions at international food & drink trade shows at sme of whic UKTI financial support is available for eligible exhibitors. We also have our own programme of regional, national and international events offering market updates and networking opportunities. See below for our latest events or  Contact Sandra Sullivan to find out more.

Upcoming events

    • 08 May 2017
    • 11 May 2017
    • Hong Kong

    The region's leading food and hospitality tradeshow will return on 8-11 May 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Hofex blend the best of Food and Beverages, Equipment, Supplies, Services and Hospitality Technologies, attracting over 33,000 visitors from across the region.

    Contact Gayle Parker to find out more about exhibiting -gayleparker@ps-8.com

    DIT grants available.

     

    • 16 May 2017
    • 17 May 2017
    • Amsterdam, Netherlands

    The largest private label trade show in Europe attended by quality retail buyers

    The growth of private label reflects in this year's "World of Private Label" Trade Show, the number one trade show entirely dedicated to private label industry.  Featuring more than 3,800 exhibit stands and with retail and wholesale buyers, executives from supermarkets, hypermarkets, drugstores, discounters, department stores, specialty stores, DIY, cash & carry, hospitality industry and buying groups plus importers and exporters from over 110 countries in attendance.

      PLMA is the place to grow your private label business

      To find out more about exhibiting in the UK pavilion, contact :

      gayleparker@ps-8.com


      • 23 May 2017
      • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
      • London, SW1

      Join our one day workshop and exporters' debate offering valuable insights and advice on building business in the USA.

      The US is the second largest market  for UK food and drink, with exports of branded products up an impressive 29% in 2016.  Many exporters follow the traditional distributor route to market, but is this right for you?  How do you find your niche in this huge and complex market?

      Learn from the experience of our US experts:

      • Insights on working with buyers from Maxine Campbell of Optimum Buying Group - a European based sourcing team for major US retailers.  Plus chance to request a one to 0ne meeting.  See profile here
      • What is the UK:USA Trading Environment - Jeffries Briginshaw, British American Business
      • Selling to the US Specialty trade -  Alan Jenkins, Somerdale International - leading dairy exporters to the USA

      Benefit from our interactive morning session, followed by lunch and one to ones with Optimum Buying and many of FDEA's professional associates able to share their expertise and offer advice to all delegates.

      Meeting Slots are limited.  Please indicate on your booking form if you wish to be put forward to meet with Optimum Buying or any of the Associate Partners.

      • Drac Logistics - freight specialists working with major UK exporters.
      • HREDA - free advice on setting up in the US and introduction to partners in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia
      • Santander - leading business bank
      • KLBD - Kosher certification and undestanding the kosher consumer
      • Ashbury Labelling - one to ones with advice on labelling your product to sell in the US
      • Roythornes Solicitors - a specialist operator for food and drink companies not only for legal matters but also for wider business decisions.
      • RegistrarCorp - experts on US FDA compliance
      Network with fellow exporters over an informal buffet lunch and share their insights.

      Where  London 
      When   23 May 2017 (0930-1500)


      • 25 Jun 2017
      • 27 Jun 2017
      • New York, USA

      Strong UK showing expected at the Summer Fancy Food Show - New York 

      The leading speciality food trade show for the North American market.  Join the UK pavilion and meet the Speciality trade
      To register your interest for the  Summer Fancy Food 2017 contact PS8's Gayle Parker  - gayleparker@ps-8.com

      • 07 Oct 2017
      • 11 Oct 2017
      • Cologne, Germany
      2017's biggest and most important trade show with UK pavilions organised by product sector hall.

      Over 70 UK exhibitors expected.

      Most of the UK Space has already sold out. To check availability and to find out more about exhibiting in the UK pavilion, contact Gayle Parker - gayleparker@ps-8.com

      • 13 Dec 2017
      • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
      • One Great George Street, Westminster, London
      FDEA ANNUAL NETWORK FORUM
      13 December 2017


      SAVE THE DATE

      Widely recognised as the food and drink exporting event of the year, book your place at this one day event and benefit from  presentations and contacts to enhance your knowledge and experience of food and drink export markets.

      The Opportunity -  Routes to Market - Case Studies 

      Hear from  successful UK exporters and learn from their experiences   

      Meet with service providers from FDEA's large pool of professional associate partners able to offer advice from legal to labelling, kosher to credit risk and much more

      Enjoy a networking buffet lunch - valuable time to catch up with industry colleagues, share experiences and make new contacts to enhance your business.

      Enjoy a networking buffet lunch - valuable time to catch up with industry colleagues, share experiences and make new contacts to enhance your business.

      Timetable of day (subject to change)
      0930-1030- Registration and networking 
      1030-1230 - Morning presentations
      1230-1330 - Networking Lunch
      1330-1530 - Afternoon presentations
      1530-1630 - One for the Road - networking

      Bookings to Open later this year


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    Past events

    04 Apr 2017 World Travel Catering Expo
    30 Mar 2017 Export and growth in the food and drink sector
    07 Mar 2017 Foodex - Japan
    26 Feb 2017 Gulfood - Dubai
    15 Feb 2017 Biofach
    29 Jan 2017 ISM
    22 Jan 2017 Winter Fancy Food Show
    03 Jan 2017 Foodex Japan
    14 Dec 2016 FDEA Network Forum 2016
    13 Dec 2016 FDEA Associate Member Networking Dinner
    07 Nov 2016 FHC Shanghai
    17 Oct 2016 FDEA Member Networking Event at SIAL
    16 Oct 2016 SIAL
    22 Sep 2016 Interactive Export Labeling Workshop
    26 Jun 2016 Summer Fancy Food Show
    14 Jun 2016 FDEA - Food Summit & Gala Dinner
    24 May 2016 Sweets & Snacks Expo
    05 May 2016 SIAL China
    25 Apr 2016 Alimentaria
    05 Apr 2016 World Travel Catering Expo
    08 Mar 2016 Foodex
    10 Feb 2016 Biofach
    31 Jan 2016 ISM
    17 Jan 2016 Winter Fancy Food Show
    10 Dec 2015 FDEA Network Forum 2015
    11 Nov 2015 FHC Shanghai
    03 Nov 2015 Optimising your International Sales Network
    28 Oct 2015 Exporting food and drink to the USA seminar
    10 Oct 2015 ANUGA
    10 Sep 2015 Opportunities in Global Travel & Tourism
    28 Jun 2015 Summer Fancy Food Show
    19 May 2015 PLMA - Amsterdam
    12 May 2015 Seoul Food & Hotel
    06 May 2015 Hofex - Hong Kong
    06 May 2015 SIAL China
    31 Mar 2015 MDD Expo - Paris
    23 Mar 2015 IFE 2015 Gala Dinner in association with FDEA
    11 Feb 2015 Biofach
    01 Feb 2015 ISM
    11 Jan 2015 Winter Fancy Food Show
    10 Dec 2014 FDEA Network Forum
    12 Nov 2014 FHC Shanghai
    05 Nov 2014 IFEA - South Africa
    21 Oct 2014 SIAL - FDEA Members Networking Event
    19 Oct 2014 SIAL - the most important trade show in 2014
    22 Sep 2014 FDI Forum
    09 Jul 2014 FDEA Summer Network Forum & Meet the Buyer
    08 Jul 2014 FDEA Buyer Networking Dinner
    29 Jun 2014 Summer Fancy Food Show
    20 May 2014 PLMA - Amsterdam
    13 May 2014 Seoul Food & Hotel
    06 May 2014 Seafood Expo Global - (formerly ESE)
    08 Apr 2014 FHA - Food & Hotel Asia
    31 Mar 2014 Alimentaria
    19 Mar 2014 India - Finding Your Route to Market
    23 Feb 2014 Gulfood
    12 Dec 2013 FDEA Network Forum
    31 Oct 2013 Meet the UK Based Export Buyer
    05 Oct 2013 ANUGA
    30 Jun 2013 Summer Fancy Food Show
    07 Jun 2013 China Online Retailing Programme (Webinar and Meet the Buyer)
    22 Apr 2013 Succeeding as a small fish in a big pond....
    09 Apr 2013 Doing Business in India and Brazil
    19 Mar 2013 SOUTH AFRICA MARKET BRIEFING - IFE, EXCEL
    19 Mar 2013 BRAZIL MARKET BRIEFING - IFE, EXCEL
    19 Mar 2013 INDIA MARKET BRIEFING - IFE, EXCEL
    18 Mar 2013 IFE13 Gala Dinner in association with FDEA
    13 Dec 2012 FDEA Network Forum
    12 Nov 2012 Trade Development Visit - Shanghai
    22 Oct 2012 Selling to French retailers - secrets of the trade workshop
    22 Oct 2012 FDEA Members Networking Event: SIAL Tuesday 21 Oct 1800 hrs
    21 Oct 2012 SIAL - the most important trade show in 2012
    20 Sep 2012 Selling to Foodservice in Asia & Middle East - Networking event -
    17 Apr 2012 FHA - Food & Hotel Asia
    05 Apr 2012 Networking Event: The Role of Export Consolidators
    26 Mar 2012 International Food and Drink Meet the Buyer Event
    14 Mar 2012 UKIBC India Networking Summit Manchester 14 March
    07 Mar 2012 Taste of Britain China Web Marketing Workshop
    28 Feb 2012 UKTI Stand at Salima
    21 Feb 2012 UKTI London Meet the Buyer Tops Supermarket Thailand 21 Feb 12
    15 Dec 2011 FDEA Network Forum
    06 Dec 2011 Discover Food & Drink Opportunities in India
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