Clear your diaries and get ready to be inspired! The UK’s biggest food and drink exhibition – The International Food & Drink Event (IFE) is back in 2017! Bursting with inspiration, the four day fair (19-22 March 2017) will bring to London’s ExCeL the very best in pioneering global food and drink brands.
With more than 1,350 suppliers showcasing the latest category innovations, across IFE’s nine easy to navigate sections, you are guaranteed to leave having seen, learnt and tasted something new.
Whether you’re looking to showcase your products in front of some of the industry’s biggest UK and international buyers such as Costco, Unilever and British Airways or keep one step ahead of global trends, IFE 2017 is the place to be. Revamped and better than ever before, IFE 2017 has a fresh new innovative and interactive website, allowing buyers to plan their visit ahead of the show, as well as new exciting networking areas to be enjoyed by buyers and suppliers alike.
What’s more, IFE 2017 will see the launch of two inspiring speaker stages, the Talking Trends stage and the Big Picture theatre.
Focusing on the latest industry developments and key food and drink insight, the Talking Trends stage will be home to a wealth of knowledge as industry experts cover everything from consumer buying habits to forecasting future food trends and new product development.
The Big Picture theatre will be IFE 2017’s keynote speaker stage, commenting on the hard-hitting topics that really matter to the industry, including sugar tax, obesity and the skills shortage. The spectacular line up will be sure not to disappoint.
Also brand new for 2017 will be The Staff Canteen Live. This interactive demo kitchen will offer practical guidance, the latest food fusion advice as well as exclusive behind the scenes insight from some of the industry’s finest chefs.
Event Director, Soraya Gadelrab commented: “We are extremely excited about the 2017 edition of IFE. We have spent the last two years refining our best in class format to ensure that the show stays ahead of the curve and reflects the fast moving, pioneering and trend led nature of the global food and drink industry. Co-located with Waste-Works and Pro2Pac which brings thought leadership and innovation in waste management and packaging, we are confident that when we open in March 2017 our new look IFE will offer suppliers and buyers the most inspiring, engaging and modern IFE experience yet”.
To find out more visit the new look website www.ife.co.uk and follow the action on Twitter @IFEexhibition using #IFE17.