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SIAL in China: 02-04 September 2024 (Shenzhen)

Published on by Ambre Huerre Paitry - updated on - Actualité

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After 24 years of SIAL China in Shanghai, Sial Shenzhen opened its doors only two years ago due to strong activity and demand in China

SIAL Shenzhen attracts international visitors and exhibitors, as well as those from the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay region. Its aim is to cover more regions of China.

Why is SIAL in China present in Shenzhen? 

  • SIAL Shenzhen aims to take a deeper look into a growing South China market and create a platform for business and networking.
  • The aim of the show is to provide a 12-month business link-up for companies in over 21 fields.
  • The Greater Bay Area ranks first among all bay areas in terms of international trade volume, with Guangdong Province 
  • China's economic center is gradually moving southward. South China is the country's food production area and consumer market
  • Shenzhen Government has launched the development plan of Shenzhen International Food Valley, which will be built into a leading demonstration zone of food nutrition and health with international influence

Shenzhen, the Greater Bay Area : A new engine for economic growth

  • 56,000 Km2
  • 40 trillion RMB GDP
  • 150 million population
  • 8,148 million Food Import
  • 40,793 Manufacturers

Some market key figures

  • 2nd regional economy of China
  • 15,7% of the Chinese population by 2018
  • GDP to double by 2025
  • 18,6% of China's food import ranking the 2nd after East China
  • Fastest HoReCa gorwth region in China

SIAL Shenzhen, South China's premier international food and beverage exhibition

In pursuit of its goal to further develop the Chinese market and enhance the global reach of the SIAL series, SIAL Network will enter the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay area in 2023.

This strategic move aims to provide the region's food and beverage companies and brands with efficient and convenient access to SIAL, the world's largest platform for food and beverage trade and exchanges. Shenzhen, an integral city in the Greater Bay Area, stands at the forefront of forging a new development pattern. 

The show will take place at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center (SZCEC) from the 2nd to 4th September 2024. Anticipated to rival the significance of SIAL Shanghai, SIAL Shenzhen is poised to become another vital platform for the food and beverage trade.

Our offer

  • More than 67,000 professionals
  • 60,000 m2
  • 45% of international exhibitors

Our audience

  • 50,000 professionals: Retail, Import-Export, Wholesale, E-commerce, Trader, Supermarkets, Catering.
  • 66% Southem China
  • 34% Others
Visitors types SHENZHEN 2024

TOP 10 Exhibiting products

  • Meat and tripe
  • Dairy products, eggs
  • Semi-finished food products and ingredients
  • Confectionery, biscuits, and pastry
  • Petfood
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Health food and diet products, baby food
  • Poultry and game
  • Fish, molluscs, and shellfish
  • Fruits and vegetables

SIAL Innovation competition

SIAL in China, with its impressive 22 years of experience in the China F&B industry, is spearheading this unique competition that unequivocally champions and motivates innovation in the agro-food industry.

SIAL Innovation is exclusively for exhibitors who can showcase one or multiple products, all of which must meet the following criteria:

1. Must have been created or released to the market later than January 2021.

2. Must be an edible food product for the food processing industry.

3. Declare and guarantee that own the intellectual property rights relating to the product presented in the context of the Operation or have been duly authorized by the owner of the intellectual property rights relating to the presented product to present.

4. Products comply with the legislation of their country of origin or the country in which they are to be marketed.

Events and competitions 

What to expect in 2024 ? 

Join us in Shenzhen from 02 to 04 September, 2024 for this special edition for this special 60th anniversary edition of SIAL !


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