16 - 20 February 2020

Dubai World Trade Centre

Exhibiting at Gulfood


Exhibiting at Gulfood

Dubai, the trading hub of the Middle East

  • UAE is blessed with a strategic location between the east and west, which makes it accessible to major emerging economies, linking shipping routes and facilitating goods' transportation between the various regions in Middle East, Asia, Europe and Africa.
  • DP world total capacity is set to exceed 100 million TEUs by 2022
  • Dubai’s non-oil foreign trade reached AED 645bn in the first half of 2018
  •  Dubai’s re-exports registered a AED 24-billion and grew 14 per cent to AED 203-billion


Source: Dubai Government 

Gulfood first for Business

  • USA reported onsite sales of US$106.7 million
  • Ethiopia scored over US$3 million in sales
  • Philippines recorded sales of more than US$53.4 million

Exhibitors are earning

  • 71% Exhibitors will make up to US$500K worth of orders over the next 12months
  • 29% Exhibitors will make over US$500K worth of orders 

 “Gulfood is the major entry point into the Middle East and beyond because retailers come here and take products and goods out across the wider Arabia region, Pakistan and India – we hit numerous markets through a single platform.”

Rafael Solimeo, International Business Executive, GCC, Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce

Gulfood 2019 Highlights

Facts & Figures


92% of exhibitors rated their ROI positively.


89% of exhibitors were happy with the quantity of visitors, and 88% were happy with the quality of visitors.


89% of exhibitors considered Gulfood essential for business.

96% intended to exhibit again.


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