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List of Top Upcoming Food & Beverage Exhibitions in UK

Updated on July 23, 2013
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Are you a food lover? Are you a restaurant owner or hotelier? Are you looking for popular food exhibitions? If yes, then plan your visit to UK, where you will find some of the top food and beverage exhibitions scheduled for year 2013.

These events offer vast networking opportunities and a chance to explore various aspects of food industry. If you are coming from far-flung cities, save a stay with best hotels in UK near different event venues. This will give you an easy access, allowing you to spend more time at event and less time in travelling. You can get attractive online lodging deals at and other websites.

Let’s have a look at what’s happening at these popular upcoming food exhibitions in UK:

The Great British Beer Festival
The Great British Beer Festival

Date: 13- 17 Aug 2013
Venue: Olympia Exhibition Centre

Great British Beer Festival

Great British Beer Festival will offer a wide selection of over 800 ciders, real ales, foreign beers and perries showcased by more than 50,000 exhibitors. Avail this invaluable opportunity to taste best beers offered by top brewers of UK including big names like Harveys, Fuller’s, S A Brains, St. Austell, Westons and more. Enjoy various games and fun-activities to win interesting prizes. Attend Tutor Tasting Sessions hosted by Roger Protz, Ian White, Jane Peyton, Chris Rouse, Jeff Evans and more. Visitors can relish wide assortment of snacks and delicious food items at the event. if you are reaching for the event from distant countries, secure an accommodation with hotels close to Olympia Exhibition Centre and simply walk down for the event.

Tesco Wine Fair
Tesco Wine Fair

Date: 07-08 Sep 2013
Venue: Manchester Central Convention Complex (G-Mex)

Tesco Wine Fair

Do you think all wines taste same? Can you identify how old a wine is just by observing its colour? If no, then you must attend this amazing wine fair. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Tesco Wine Fair will offer a wide range of more than 250 wines sourced from nearly 14 different countries. Find out why a wine from same grape but varied producers, tastes different. Get attractive discounts on your favourite wines. Enjoy wine walks with experts who answer all wine related questions in an informative and relaxed way. Participate at different workshops to get more knowledge about wines.

Speciality & Fine Food Fair
Speciality & Fine Food Fair

Date: 08-10 Sep 2013
Venue: Olympia Exhibition Centre

Speciality & Fine Food Fair

If you are a restaurateur, hotelier, retailer or wholesaler, then this event is must-attend for you. Speciality & Fine Food Fair will offer a wide assortment of food and drinks to thousands of buyers. Get an expert insight on how to run a profitable business in various sections like Fine Food Forum, 1-to-1 Business Advice and Small Business Forum. Relish finest food by Great Taste Award winners at the show. Indulge in sinful yet irresistible taste of fine chocolates at the Speciality Chocolate Fair. Attend live demonstrations of latest chocolate making techniques hosted by leading chocolatiers and pastry chefs including Will Torrent. If you are reaching from distant countries for the event, save a stay with hotels near Olympia Exhibition Centre. To avail great accommodation deals, visit here.

Cake & Bake Show
Cake & Bake Show

Date: 13-15 Sep 2013
Venue: Earls Court Exhibition Centre

Cake & Bake Show

Cake & Bake Show will offer a complete programme based on sugarcraft skills, flavour trends and latest baking techniques hosted by popular speakers from cake world. Participate in fun competitions and win exciting prizes. Explore latest bakeware, cake decorating supplies and related accessories at the interactive exhibition corner. Get a glance of futuristic wedding cakes designed by leading cake designers including Angela Cliffe, Sharon Lord, Louise Castledine, Rachel Fletcher and more. Attend comprehensive baking sessions hosted by experts to learn more about breads and pies. Get a copy of your favourite baking book personally signed by the author.

Lunch Show
Lunch Show

Date: 26-27 Sep 2013
Venue: Business Design Centre

Lunch! Show

If you are curious to know about latest trends and new developments in food sector, Lunch! Show is a must visit event for you. It is one of the most successful business events of food industry attracting thousands of trade buyers from all over the world. The show will offer you an opportunity to discover new market trends, innovative products and latest technology. Participate in Innovation Challenge and who knows you could win the title with your creative dish. Grab this chance to associate with peers in food industry. Exhibitors and visitors travelling from distant countries and regions can secure a stay with Business Design Centre hotels and travel easily.

The Restaurant Show
The Restaurant Show

Date: 07-09 Oct 2013
Venue: Earls Court Exhibition Centre

The Restaurant Show

Meet the top exhibitors exhibiting a wide range of products and services related to food sector at The Restaurant Show. This event will mark great celebration, inviting caterers, hoteliers, sommeliers, chefs, restaurateurs and leading decision makers from food industry. Get inspired live demonstrations hosted by skilled and most-established chefs. Participate at exciting competitions which recognises new talent. Be a part of press and media coverage to raise awareness about your products and services. Grab this opportunity to build strong business contacts with peers. This event will offer a great promotional platform to exhibitors for launching new products and services. Join in ‘Great New Ideas’ and win exciting prizes.

BBC Good Food Show
BBC Good Food Show

Date: 18-20 Oct 2013
Venue: The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC)

BBC Good food Show

Do you want to meet your favourite celebrity chefs? If yes, then BBC Good food Show brings you the most popular celebrity chefs including Mary Berry, James Martin, Paul Hollywood, Hairy Bikers and more. This is one of the most admired food shows where you can find best food, fresh ingredients and artisan producers whom you won’t find on high streets. Attend live cooking and baking sessions at the Supertheatre with your favourite celebrity chefs. Treat your taste buds with award-winning meats and traditional bakery & confectionery from Scotland. Also, find a wide range of oils, dressings, artisan cheese, condiments, ice-cream and more. Don’t forget to take your pen and note pad along with you to write down recipes as well as tips. If you are coming from far-flung cities, plan your stay with hotels near SECC and simply walk-in to the show. Register now, to avoid disappointment.

Cake International
Cake International

Date: 08-10 Nov 2013
Venue: NEC Birmingham

Cake International

Cake International is popularly known as baker’s paradise. It is a not-to-miss event for cake lovers and bakers from all across the globe. Explore a wide range of sugarcrafting and baking supplies. Learn to mould beautiful roses out of sugar paste from experts at ‘Taste of Sugar’ workshops. Attend interactive demonstration sessions hosted by leading UK and international talent like Stephen Benison, Tracey Mann, Lindy Smith and more. Join in exclusive Belgian chocolate truffle making classes with David Leslie, the famous chocolatier with an experience of over 20 years. Grab this chance to meet and get personalised advice from your favourite authors including Alyson Reynolds, Maisie Parrish, Alan Dunn and many more. Also, get a personally signed copy of their book. Participate in various competitions and challenges to win amazing prizes.

Plan your visit to these exciting events and give your food business a new start. People reaching from far-flung cities can book a stay with hotels near exhibition venues and travel easily for the events.


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    • hadwinsmith1 profile image

      Harpreet Singh 

      5 years ago from India

      yes avee-angel18 i will definitely go. why don't u join me..for give me the company...actually in my home town these types of event didn't happened usually ..people did not support these events...there should be person like you who support these events and organize them.

    • avee-angel18 profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago

      Thanx for the comment hadwinsmith1. I totally agree with u. I am a foodie too...and i just love visiting these type of events..You should also try visiting some of them. I am sure you will find some in your hometown too..:)

    • hadwinsmith1 profile image

      Harpreet Singh 

      5 years ago from India

      i love these make me happy and satisfied....whatever people says..i damm not came about their words.....and i believe these foofd and healthy as well....if we consume it in a very appropriate manner.


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