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I Am An Exhibitor


I Am An Exhibitor

Sponsorship Opportunities


Raise your profile at the show and benefit from an increase in ROI and visitors to your stand. A host of sponsorship opportunities exist around Gulfood, before, during, and after the show, with ideas and packages to fit every budget. Choose from signage and banners inside and outside the venue, registration messages, mailer sponsorship, events, innovation awards branding as well as high visibility online with web banners and email advertising.


Sponsorship Enquiry


15 February 2024

(Commencing 0001Hrs with 24Hrs access)

Access for Space Only Contractors and Exhibitors.

16 February 2024

Build Continues
Access for Space Only Contractors and Exhibitors.

17 February 2024

From 2 pm
Access for all Shell Scheme Exhibitors to set up their stands.

18 February 2024

Till 19.00 

Space only exhibitors - all stands, exhibits and displays are to be completed.

Shell Scheme exhibitors - all exhibits and displays to be completed.

All exhibitors - all Standfitting materials and equipment to be removed from halls. All packing materials to be stored on stands or removed from halls.

Stand Guidelines

Space only contractor information

All venue related utilities requirements (power, rigging, water & waste etc) can be ordered online via  Eventplus

Stand design submission process is as follows:

After submission of the Appointed Contractor Submission Form via online exhibitor manual, the exhibitor and contractor will receive an email with a  link to upload stand design/3D drawing/technical and pay for stand review.

Stand design submission is on Organiser Plus Portal.  Please note it takes up to 48hrs to register your company on this portal. Thereafter, the contractor can follow below steps for stand design submission:

  • Click here to access the Organiser + portal.
  • Click on Login and then SIGN UP  and create your own account using the email address submitted in the Appointed Contractor Details Submission form (as exhibitor/contractor).
  • Once you log in, under Events, please select by Month February 2024, and then select Gulfood 2024
  • Your booth record will be shown. Open the record and add technical and 3D drawings of your booth.
  • After organizer pre-approval an email will be sent to exhibitor & contractor with payment link (Stand Review Fee)
  • Venue Health & Safety/Stand Structure Team will review the stand design after the payment is completed.
  • Approved stands will be issued Permit to Build

PLEASE NOTE: any changes in booth design after issuance of Permit to Build, will have to be a new application submission and approval payment review fee once again.

Any operations queries, please contact:

Exhibitor Badge Information

Exhibitors and their personnel who need to access the exhibition halls during the event must register for an EXHIBITOR BADGE. 

  • Exhibitor badges are strictly reserved for use by exhibitors and their stand staff and should not be transferred or “lent” to non-exhibiting personnel/visitors. Any visiting staff should register as a visitor.
  • No request for an exhibitor badge should be made for any person below the age of 21.
  • An Exhibitor Badge permits access to the exhibition halls during the build-up and open days of the show.
  • Badges must be worn by exhibitors at all times, as strict security will be maintained on the exhibition site.
  • If a badge is lost or misplaced, please report the loss to the organizer’s office. A duplicate badge will be issued on the expressed condition that the lost badge was issued in the first place
  • The number of badges available corresponds directly with space booked as follows:

STAND SIZE (sq m)                       Allocation of Badges
Less than 6                                               3
7- 10                                                          5
11-15                                                          10
16-25                                                        15
26-50                                                       20
51-100                                                       25
101-120                                                      30
121-170                                                      35
171-200                                                     40
201-250                                                    50
251-300                                                    60
301 - Upward                                           70

PRINT@HOME BADGE: The Print@Home link will appear within the Exhibitor Badge section of the Online Manual, 1 week prior to the event and upon all payments having been cleared.

Make sure you:

  • Print your badges before coming to the show venue.
  • At the event, collect your sanitized lanyard and badge-holder from any of the Info Desks

Badges are non-transferable. Badge-holders must present valid identifications.

Anyone found to be in violation will be liable to pay a penalty of AED 3000 and denied entry into the event.

NOTE: The Print@Home Link will only be provided once all payments have been cleared with the GULFOOD team.

Should you require assistance with regard to your exhibitor badge request/registration, please e-mail:

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19 Feb 2024
08.00 - 18.00 Exhibitor Access
10.00 Official Opening
10.00 Show Open to Trade Visitors
18.00 Show Close

20 - 22 Feb 2024
10.00 - Show Opens
18.00 - Show Close

23 Feb 2024
10.00 - Show Opens
17.00 - Show Close

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23 February 2024

17.30 - Once Halls are cleared of all visitors dismantling can begin.
18.00 - Stand power disconnected
22.00 - Shell Scheme Exhibitors to clear stand interiors Stands to be dismantled.

24 February 2024

Breakdown down continues, working hours will be around the clock (24 hours)

25 February 2024

16.00 - ALL HALLS to be cleared of all stand materials, packing cases, waste material and pallet trucks must be removed from the halls.


Individual Badges and Group Contractor Badges

Contractor badges can be collected from the Main Contractor Badge Collection Point (Map available upon request) in exchange of a valid proof of identity (UAE labour card / UAE national ID card / UAE driving license/government organization ID card). This proof of identity will be kept at the cashier’s cabin at the EO Land Main Contractor Badge Collection Point until the contractor badge is returned. A group application can also be applied for a contracting company prior to build up.

Contractor badge cost: AED 20.00 per day (from 00:01 to 24:00).
Lost badge: AED 100.00 (payable at the cashier’s cabin at the Za’abeel service yard).

Temporary Contractor Badges - International Contractors (non-UAE based)

All contractor staff must report to either the cashier’s cabin at the EO Land Main Contractor Badge Collection Point or at Al Wasl reception to avail of a temporary contractor badge in exchange of a passport copy. The badge will be valid for a maximum of 15 days. AED 200.00 will be charged per badge; this AED 200.00 represents an entrance fee of AED100.00 and a refundable deposit of AED100.00. The refundable deposit can be claimed upon returning the badge within 15 days from the date of payment.

Special Contractor Badges – Valid For the Open Period of the Show

Special Contractor Badges are available to Contractors by paying AED 150 per badge and can be ordered on site. However, these badges will be issued at the discretion of the Organiser and are only for the purpose of essential services to be carried out on the stands. Access will be permitted for one hour prior to the show open & one hour after the show has closed.

Show Contacts

Official Contractors

Organised by:

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+9714 332 1000



Email Id

Telephone No.

Venue Services — AV, Internet, Power, Rigging, Catering, Cleaning, Water & Waste, Graphics & Signage - 

Event Plus

800 DWTC (3982)

On Site: Event Plus — Concourse 1

Florist Leena Mustafa: Blooms +971 4 394 6094 / 3321255
Show Guide / Preview I Catalogue ITP 

Official Show Contractor DXB Live +971 4 389 3901
On-site Handling , Shipping and Transportation Airlink International UAE +971 433 25334
Refrigeration & Catering Equipment Lowe Refrigeration +4428 9260 4619





















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