Trade Fair Overview
SIAL China 2021, one of the top three food and beverage professional showcase worldwide and an annual world food and beverage industry chain conference was held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) on May 18, 2021. Featuring an exhibition area of 180,000 square meters, the event brought together more than 4,500 exhibitors from the four corners of the earth to showcase over 300,000 products. 38 international exhibition delegations from France, Argentina, Ireland, Estonia, Brazil, Belgium, Poland, Canada and other countries were present at the event, which was attended by more than 80 representatives from embassies and consulates of various countries.
SIAL China continues to highlight its cross-border appeal by continuously unlocking its four core values: 1) a large global platform, 2) the huge Chinese market, 3) digital and intelligent empowerment and 4) identity as a new ideological pacesetter. At the same time, the continuous re-integration of resources on all fronts has further broadened domestic and foreign publicity channels and has enriched concurrent face-to-face summits and activities. SIAL China is now stepping up its exhibitions’ promotion and business matchmaking through multi-pronged efforts to build itself into a global food and beverage business and trade platform.
With the SIAL Network of Comexposium Group and a strong edge of its deep dedication to China for 22 years, SIAL China has brought together approximately 40,000 global exhibitors and over 1 million global professionals and remains positive in spite of the harsh economic environment, making it a trading platform where food and beverage from all over the world converges.
In conjunction with the exhibition, the three-day SIAL China 2021 also featured 10 major theme forums and other activities, working with leading global leaders in the food and beverage industry and over 120,000 professionals to analyze the development trends of the global food and beverage industry chain through more than 20 core topics. This propelled the industry to rethink the entire chain and facilitated the global development of China’s food and beverage industry.
The 10 major forums included the New Retail Summit, Global Dairy Forum, International Meat Conference, Food Supply Chain Forum, Food & Beverage Investment Summit, E-Commerce Merchants Conference, China Catering Forum, Nutrition and Health Food Forum, Import Food Summit and IP Authorization Forum.In tandem with the forums, there was also a number of professional events and themed competitions including Chinese Cuisine Cooking Competition, La Cuisine, 21 Healthy Dishes, Coffee Event and Seafood Fest.