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SIAL 2024

(19 October 2024 - 23 October 2024 )
Location: France, Paris
Industry: Food & Drink
Organizer: SIAL

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SIAL will be a face-to-face exhibition held between the 19th and 23rd of October 2024 at the Paris-Nord Villepinte. The event will not include the latest coronavirus safeguards. This is due to the lifting of the related pandemic restrictions.


SIAL (SIAL Paris) is among the leading events for the international beverage & food industry. It is among the central hubs for learning about the latest sector trends and innovations. Paris-Nord Villepinte serves as the host location for the biannual event. SIAL Paris is an international trade show which receives many high-profile attendees. This includes food processing, manufacturing control & management, factory design and hygiene professionals. The trade show, furthermore, attracts specialists from the environmental waste processing sector. SIAL, additionally, draws food manufacturing businesses, distributers, importers, wholesale specialists, retail merchants, and retail caterers. Buyers, tastemakers, government representatives, R&D professionals, agri-food manufacturers and chefs also attend. So do exporters and packing industry specialists. The event also receives many media representatives, such as journalists. SIAL is a high-profile event with a high participation rate. For example, one edition received 6 913 exhibitors and 155 692 visitants. Attendees represent around 124 countries. Examples include Argentina, Australia, Canada, the Czech Republic, Egypt, and India.

About SIAL Paris

SIAL is an international trade show with an extensive support programme. This includes a comprehensive exhibition with 21 exhibit sectors and channels. Each sector showcases a range of products. These include machinery, packaging alternatives, tastes, textures, processes, and other similar wares. Another main event is SIAL Innovation and its 15-category recognition-granting award sub-event. SIAL also includes the SIAL Talks. It allows professionals to learn about the industry’s current challenges and megatrends. The SIAL Talks achieve this via conferences, debates, and roundtable discussions. Another location for specialist knowledge expansion is the Future Lab. This is a dedicated food tunnel for prospective foods. It contains the sub-areas known as the Next Food Generation, the #VR Lab and the Alternative Food Forum. The Next Food Generation presents for examination emerging innovation projects. The #VR Lab displays VR concepts for testing. The Alternative Food Forum enables gaining new perspectives by showing various food alternatives.

SIAL Paris’ exhibitor list incorporates pre-eminent enterprises such as:

  • Kewpie Corporation;
  • Mokate;
  • Mondial Foods;
  • Nestle;
  • Unilever International.

They represent the importation/exportation, retail, Ho.Re.Ca, and food & beverage sectors.

SIAL Paris Accommodation

Procure suitable accommodation for SIAL Paris with Travel 2 Fairs Ltd. All that is necessary is to inform us about the rooms you need, how much you wish to spend, and your desired location. Travel 2 Fairs Ltd manages the rest. Reserve lodgings next to Paris-Nord Villepinte and gain valuable access to public transport. We can inform you of the best routes to take to the venue. Aside from affordable hotel accommodation for exhibitions, we also provide transport services. One way to travel to your hotel is to have a rent-a-car wait for you at the airport. Another is to schedule an airport transfer in both directions.

Event information might be outdated because of the coronavirus pandemic. More information is available from the organiser.

Past Iterations

SIAL 2018

The 2018 edition of SIAL was one of the most successful ones. It received 7,218 exhibitors and 148,323 visitors, surpassing the 2016 edition. The rendition also debuted several new event additions, including the SIAL Innovation. The event occurred as a live trade exhibition in the Paris-Nord Villepinte.

SIAL 2022

SIAL Paris 2022 was attended by 280 121 participants, including 265 000 visitants from 200 nations and 7 000 exhibitor firms from 127 countries. It also incorporated 8 000 chief purchasers and 121 lecturers. A total of 1 800 innovations were presented. Twenty-one of them received the Innovation Award. SIAL 2022 Paris spanned 250 000 m2, with 9 out of 10 exhibitors reconfirming their attendance for the upcoming edition.


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