Since 2016 and by the end of 2017, 263 Bord Bia client companies will have participated in trade fairs to over 2.1 million visitors from around the world.

The purpose of the Irish Food Industry’s presence at these shows is to network in a targeted business environment and ultimately gain new export business. See more information on our upcoming activities for 2019 below, including a full calendar of events. 

Upcoming Trade Fairs

GLAS, CityWest, Dublin, 18 July 2019

Glas the premier national trade event for Amenity Horticulture in Ireland. Fully supported by Bord Bia, and organised by Mediateam on behalf of Kildare Growers Group Ltd, GLAS showcases the best of Irish horticulture, attracting quality trade buyers to a key event in the industry calendar.

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Japan Intl Seafood, Tokyo, 21-23 August 2019

The Japan International Seafood & Expo Technology is Japan’s largest seafood trade show.  This event, now in its’ 21th year.  It is a show that brings together the professionals and experts of the industry to connect and interact with each other and to share their ideas and experiences. The 2019 show is expected to feature more than 1,300 exhibiting companies with an expected attendance in the region of 40,000 visitors. 

To participate: Participation on the Ireland Stand in 2019 is closed at this time, to enquire about participation in 2020 please contact us

WOFEX, Phillipines, 7-10 August 2019

WOFEX is the biggest food show in the Philippines occupying the two biggest venues in the country, the World Trade Centre and the SMX Convention Centre. For the past 18 years, WOFEX has consistently innovated into becoming the biggest and most effective trade show in the country. 

To participate: Participation on the Ireland Stand in 2019 is closed at this time, to enquire about participation in 2020 please contact us

Bloom, Phoenix Park Dublin, 30 May- 3 June 2019

Over 115,000 people, including 20,000 children, attended Bord Bia’s Bloom festival in the Phoenix Park, Dublin over the June bank holiday weekend. Over 250 UK and Irish food buyers attended Bord Bia’s trade breakfast on Friday for face to face meetings with over 100 food and drink companies, with an estimated €10 million spent onsite over the 5 days. 

To participate: To enquire about participation in 2020 please contact us.


All 2020 Trade Shows

Date Show Name Location
2nd - 5th Feb  ISM  Cologne, Germany
12th - 15th Feb BIOFACH Nurenberg, Sept
16th - 20th Feb GULFOOD Dubai, UAE
23rd - 26th Feb SALON DU FROMAGE Paris, France
10th-13th March FOODEX Tokyo, Japan
13th - 17th March INTERNORGA Hamberg, Germany
15th - 17th March PROWEIN - EUROPE Dusseldorf, Germany
15th - 17th March SEAFOOD EXPO BOSTON  Boston, USA
29th - 31st March SANDWICH & SNACK SHOW  Paris, France
31st - 2nd March WORLD TRAVEL CATERING & ONBOARD Hamberg, Germany
31st - 3rd March FOOD & HOTEL ASIA Singapore
31st - 3rd March PROWIEN ASIA Singapore
20th - 23rd April WSWA Las Vegas, USA
TBC Irish Dairy Seminar Ireland
21st - 23rd April SEAFOOD EXPO GLOBAL Brussels
19th - 22th May SEOUL FOOD Seoul, South Korea
26th - 27th May PLMA Amsterdam
13th - 15th May SIAL CHINA  Shanghai, China
18th-21st May NACBA Florida, USA
6th - 9th May BAKERY CHINA  Shanghai, China
15th - 17th May SEAFEST  Cork, Ireland
28th - 1st May BLOOM  Dublin, Ireland
3rd - 5th June International Food Exhibition (IFE) China Guangzhou, China
16th July GLAS Ireland
21st - 23rd Aug JAPAN INTERNATIONAL SEAFOOD Tokyo, Japan
9th Aug TULLAMORE SHOW Tullamore, Ireland
5th - 8th Aug WOFEX Manilla, Phillippines
26th - 28th Aug World Seafood, Shanghai Shanghai, China
8th-12th Sept CIMIE Qingdao, China
22nd & 23rd Sept Sustainability Conference Dublin, Ireland
6th - 8th Oct CONXEMAR Vigo, Spain
18th - 22nd Oct SIAL PARIS Paris, France
28th-30th Oct CHINA FISHERIES & SEAFOOD EXPO Qingdao, China
25th - 27th Nov FOOD HOTEL HANOI Hanoi, Vietnam
 Nov 2020 POULTRY & EGG CONFERENCE Monaghan, Ireland
 Nov 2020 ORGANIC AWARDS Ireland