SIAL Paris

SIAL Paris - world's largest food exhibition!

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Created in 1964 in Paris, over the years SIAL PARIS has become the world benchmark for players in the food, retail and hospitality sectors. It is a global showcase that brings the key producers and buyers together with a focus on the world’s major challenges. Acting as global business hub, it provides an excellent ROI with nearly 6 additional months’ turnover, top quality buyers and a unique real life “market test” opportunity.

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SIAL Paris 2018

With 21 exhibition sectors and food channels and 72% of attendees playing a decision making or prescribing role, and a very selective new Buyers Club, SIAL is the ideal marketplace for meeting with key contacts: mass retail purchasers, importers, wholesalers and distributors, hotel and catering buyers.

Exclusive new matchmaking services, fueled with of 50 years’ experience of SIAL as business accelerator and latest IA development, will boost the quality of your meetings.

Although SIAL Paris 2018 closed its doors on Thursday 25 October, the ideas, discoveries and inspirations proposed by this year's edition will continue to resonate for a long time to come on Planet Food. The Paris-Nord Villepinte exhibition venue, the stage for SIAL Paris, has been the scene of five truly action-packed days!

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SIAL Paris 2018 Poster

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SIAL Paris visitors activities

OUR EXHIBITION

OUR AUDIENCE

  • More than 310,000 visits from 194 countries.
  • 73% of international visitors.
  • 89% satisfaction rate.
  • 91% consider SIAL Paris to be an influential event.
  • 92% intend to visit SIAL Paris 2020

Top 10 visiting countries 

  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • The Netherlands
  • United Kingdom
  • Belgium
  • Germany 
  • United States
  • China
  • Poland

“This striving for excellence, the events, the encounters with the different exhibitors make this show truly exceptional: at once convivial and, above all, profoundly inspirational.” 
Yannick Alléno, Star chef and patron of SIAL Paris 2018

OUR EXHIBITORS

  • 7 200 exhibitors from 119 countries.
  • 87% of international exhibitors.
  • 86% satisfaction rate.*
  • 95% consider SIAL Paris to be an influential event.*
  • 92% will participate again in SIAL Paris 2020.*

Top 10 visiting countries 

  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Turkey
  • The Netherlands
  • China
  • Belgium
  • Greece
  • Germany
  • Poland

"SIAL Paris is truly THE global think-tank for the food industry, the international laboratory for food innovation in all its facets."
Nicolas Trenteseaux, SIAL Network Director

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INSPIRING EVENTS

SIAL Innovation

2,355 entries, 1,012 participating exhibitors, 801 selected products, 15 Awards, 3 medals. 
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Future Lab

This Future will be made tangible thanks to a triptych composed of an experiantial room, a rising start-ups space, and virtual reality applications.
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SIAL TV

14 interviews, 5 round tables, 58 pitchs. 
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La Cuisine

4 starred chefs and 1 MOF in charge of the VIP restaurant, +700 starred box on take away, 16 demos by international chefs and cooking classes with renowned chefs. 
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Alter’native food forum

26 conferences, 5 pitchs and 2 round tables, more than 1,700 participants.
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SIAL Paris 2020 poster

WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2020? 

Whether you are looking to conquer France or expand your business in Europe, Asia or America, SIAL Paris is the biggest worldwide export platform! With 73% international visitors from over 200 countries and 100% of French distributors attending SIAL Paris, this is the perfect springboard for success. 

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"SIAL is the most beautiful showcase in the world that can be found today in food. A unique salon bursting with ideas!" 
Joël Robuchon, Starred chef and sponsor of SIAL Paris 2016


Next event

18 - 22 October 2020
Paris Nord Villepinte

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