SIAL trade fair

SIAL trade fair (French: Salon International de l’alimentation) is one of the most important trade shows in the world in the food & hospitality industries. SIAL events are of inspiration for the entire food community. Its trade fairs and exhibitions take place in Europe, Asia, North America, and the Middle East.

SIAL trade fair – the world’s n°1 food exhibition network

SIAL is the premier food innovation event. It is a global brand present in 50 countries all around the world, with events in 7 countries.

SIAL has over 50 years of experience in delivering food events. Its network organizes ten world-class food events delivering 700,000 attendees from 200 countries and 16,700 exhibitors annually worldwide.

The first edition of SIAL was held in France during International Food Week in 1964 that united experts and enthusiasts from 26 countries. Today, the biennial trade show in Paris attracts exhibitors and visitors from over 200 countries and is a flagship event in the worldwide food calendar.

SIAL trade fair

Where is the SIAL trade fair?

The list of SIAL trade fairs is as follows:

SIAL America Las Vegas

Venue: Las Vegas Convention Center


SIAL China Shanghai

Venue: Shanghai New International Expo Center


Figures: 4,500+ exhibitors, 150,000+ visitors, 70+ countries

SIAL India New Delhi

Venue: Pragati Maidan Exhibition Centre


Figures: 300+ exhibitors, 9,000+ visitors, 20+ countries

SIAL Canada Montréal

Venue: Palais des Congrès


Figures: 600+ exhibitors, 25,000+ visitors, 50+ countries

SIAL China Shenzhen

Venue: Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center


Figures: 1,000+ exhibitors, 30,000+ visitors, 70+ countries

SIAL Interfood Indonesia Jakarta

Venue: JIExpo Kemayoran


Figures: 1,100+ exhibitors, 50,000+ visitors, 20+ countries

SIAL Canada Toronto

Venue: Enercare Center


Figures: 1,100+ exhibitors, 25,000+ visitors, 20+ countries

SIAL India Mumbai

Venue: Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC)


Figures: 150+ exhibitors, 7,500+ visitors, 15+ countries

SIAL Middle East Abu Dhabi

Venue: Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre


Figures: 1,100+ exhibitors, 23,000+ visitors, 50+ countries

SIAL Paris

Venue: Paris Nord Villepinte


Figures: 7,200+ exhibitors, 310,000+ visitors, 200+ countries

SIAL events around the world

What kind of products are displayed during the SIAL trade fair?

The scope of the SIAL tradeshow:

  • Grocery products
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Beverages
  • Preserved foods
  • Organic products
  • Seafood products
  • Cured meats
  • Dairy and egg products
  • Fine foods
  • Frozen foods
  • Baby food
  • Bakery and confectionery
  • Pet food
  • Health products and food supplements
  • Semi-processed foods, food ingredients, and outsourcing solutions
  • Delicatessen products
  • Retail and franchising
  • Meats
  • Poultry
  • Machinery, equipment
  • Services and related technology for hotel, catering, restaurant, cafe, supermarket.

How to sign up for the SIAL trade fair?

To sign up for the SIAL trade fair as an exhibitor or attendee, visit the website of chosen SIAL event and register. You can see all the SIAL events on this website.

Who should visit the SIAL trade fair?

If your goal is to find new suppliers, products or to find out market developments and new trends, you can benefit from attending the SIAL trade fair.

SIAL visitor categories include:

  • importers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers
  • buyers and trade delegations
  • executive chefs
  • hospitality procurement heads
  • food manufacturers
  • food service institutions
  • marketers
  • sales, store management
  • supermarkets, grocery & convenience stores
  • business to government
  • diplomatic & commercial representatives of foreign missions
  • policy markers & media.

Why exhibit or visit the SIAL trade fair?

There are many advantages of participating in a trade fair:

  • facilitating your purchasing with the best in the industry
  • growing your business
  • strengthening and expanding networks through Matchmaking Platform
  • gathering inspiration and knowledge
  • increasing your brand visibility internationally
  • getting to know new products, new technology, and new trends in food for your product development.

Check out our series on trade fairs around the world!

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