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Hosted Buyer Program

Take advantage of the FOOD EXPO 2018 Hosted Buyer Program
FOOD EXPO GREECE offers 800 top-level Food and Beverage buyers and commercial trade companies a unique opportunity to visit the leading Food and Beverage trade show in Southeast Europe as a Hosted Buyer. With a series of targeted initiatives and specially-designed activities, the trade fair is expected to attract more than 3,500 international visitors. The 5th FOOD EXPO, taking place in Athens from 10 to 12 March 2018 at the METROPOLITAN EXPO exhibition center, is a commercial hub that will once again showcase and promote products from all over Greece and the Mediterranean.
A hosted buyer visiting FOOD EXPO 2018 will have the opportunity to network with thousands of industry peers and people passionate about driving the market forward, not to mention do business with more than 1,500 select Greek and international exhibitors!
Who qualifies:
You qualify to attend the FOOD EXPO Hosted Buyer Program only if you are involved as a Purchase/Procurement Manager, Buying Director, Sourcing Manager, Category Manager, Import Manager, Managing Director, Broker, Trader or Executive Chef in the Food & Beverage sector representing:
  • Supermarkets, Hypermarkets
  • Cash & Carry
  • Wholesalers, Distributors, Importers
  • Food service companies
  • Department stores
  • Convenience store chain
  • Contract/Institutional Catering
  • Restaurant, Hotel chains

Join now the Hosted Buyer Program and get a range of benefits!

By joining the Hosted Buyer Program, you get a full package of benefits:

  • Fully-paid two (2) or three (3) nights hotel accommodation at a 4 or 5 star hotel.
  • Fully or partially subsidized return/round-trip economy airticket.
  • Access to the Online Matchmaking platform in order to set up your b2b meetings with the exhibitors of your choice.
  • Local transfer from affiliate hotels to the Metropolitan Expo exhibition center.
  • Access to the Hosted Buyer Meeting Area offering a light lunch buffet and wifi internet connection.

Selection criteria and conditions
Since this program is open only to a limited number of buyers, the FOOD EXPO team will evaluate each application before confirming the participation in the FOOD EXPO 2018 Hosted Buyer Program. The evaluation considers several key information (company’s strong reputation in its sector, buyer's purchasing authority, buyer’s category of interest, etc.).
Please note that partners and employees of exhibiting companies, as well as non-buyers will not be considered for the Hosted Buyer Program.

Apply today as a Hosted Buyer and take advantage of
the Mediterranean Food Experience!