12.500 business oriented visitors at FOODTECH 2021
The F&B Industry’s premium international trade show returned dynamically and covid-free, gathering a total of 12,500 thousand professionals in the sector.
With 12,500 visitors, 200 international buyers and 120 Greek and foreign exhibitors, the 2nd FOODTECH returned dynamically in Covid-free conditions, from November 12-15 at the Metropolitan Expo, being once again the center of innovations and technological developments for the industry food and beverages. The important international buyers, the quality b2b meetings between exhibitors and visitors and the high organizational level of both the exhibition and the parallel events led to its great visiting and commercial success.
120 exhibitors, from the most important Greek companies, as well as from large companies from abroad that produce or import products and services of Technology and Equipment of the Food & Beverage sector, presented their machines and services to thousands of Greek and foreign potential customers. 12,500 executives of the F&B industry who visited FOODTECH 2021, received specific answers to the questions that will affect the future of the industry, learned about practical solutions to tomorrow’s challenges, concluded agreements and started new trade partnerships.
In Halls 1,2 where the 120 exhibitors’ stands were developed, innovation, robotics and smart technologies stood out, with impressive machines and applications that help to improve and automate the production line of a company.
Significant benefits from co-organizing with ARTOZA
The co-organization with ARTOZA highlighted the important synergies and multiple benefits that emerged for exhibitors and visitors. Specifically, it gave the opportunity to the owners and executives of the productive and commercial enterprises of the sector, in parallel with the technological developments for the production & packaging of the food they discovered in FOODTECH, to get in touch with leading companies in the Bakery and Confectionery sector and conclude trade agreements.
Dynamic presence of international buyers
With the aim of further consolidating its international brand, FOODTECH 2021 attracted 200 quality and important foreign buyers from target markets from all over the world, who during the four days of the exhibition, held more than 600 scheduled b2b meetings with exhibitors. Thus, the hosted buyers program, opened trade routes with developing international markets. It is worth noting that the 200 hosted buyers of the program came from target markets from around the world such as: Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Israel, Lebanon, Albania, Bulgaria, Bulgaria Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia.
Industry 4.0 at the heart of the special events
The special events of FOODTECH were a great success. Workshops & Seminars were held in a specially designed stage, where industry experts and market executives, addressed the most current issues of concern of the F&B industry and issues that have emerged in the post-covid era. Leading speakers, experts, executives of the food and beverage industry, professionals in the fields of production, safety and quality management, marketing, packaging and members of institutions, shared their know-how. At the same time, all the new trends in the butcher shop, modern equipment and techniques starred, among others, at FOODTECH Meat Lab. In a specially designed stage, leading professionals, industry experts, institutions and executives of the Greek meat market analyzed hot industry issues, through keynote presentations and demonstrations.