17 - 21 February 2019

Dubai World Trade Centre

Exhibiting at Gulfood

Gulfood Trade Show

Dubai, the trading hub of the Middle East

  • UAE’s imports totaled US $3.6 billion in 2010 and are estimated to rise to US $5.5 billion in 2015. The majority of this is traded through Dubai.
  • UAE’s ports account for a 61% majority of trade volume among the GCC countries.
  • Dubai was ranked among the top 10 world container ports in 2010 with 11.60 million-TEUs.

Source: Economist Intelligence Unit, World Shipping Council, ameinfo

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 2017 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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Gulfood is the most professional, top of class, and well organized event. It is a great way to meet high quality exhibitors in one place.

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