15th November, New Delhi: World’s No. 1 Food Innovation Network, SIAL India to be collocated with Vinexpo, a leading global wine exhibition. The event is scheduled to take place in New Delhi from 9th – 11th December, 2021. The show, which is one of its first kind in India in the B2B space, is jointly organised by Interads Exhibitions, Comexposium and Vinexposium.
The two leading shows have been brought together to amplify the perfect synergy between wine, beverages and food. The event will encompass both wine and spirits, and have an exhibit of around 20-30 international wine producers alongside Indian producers, culminating in a show floor with around 50 producers in total. The last edition of SIAL India witnessed 300+ exhibitors from 32 countries with 8,000+ trade visitors, making it the ideal networking & business platform for the food & beverage industry stakeholders.
After the great success of SIAL 2019, SIAL India 2021 is ready to bring 400+ exhibitors with 40+ countries participation and 10,000 visitors under one roof making it a much bigger and successful exhibition.
Mr. Rodolphe Lameyse, CEO, Vinexposium says “To be one of the top business brands dedicated to wine and spirits we need to open doors to new territories; and being a pioneer in India is an important step for Vinexposium. We believe India is the next big thing and I am very much thrilled by the prospects of launching Vinexpo India, it is an important milestone for the future.”
Ms. Adeline Vancauwelaert, SIAL Paris, SIAL India & All4pack Event Director at Comexposium says “I am glad that SIAL & Vinexposium are joining forces in India. This partnership will enlarge our international footprint within India and better serve our communities. Having Food & Wine together will provide a larger offer to all the buyers.”
Mr. Rajan Sharma, MD Inter Ads Exhibitions Pvt Ltd says “This is the first time that SIAL is bringing Vinexposium’s live show format to the country. After the success of SIAL, we thought this was the right time to add a new layer to the show. After a year of uncertainty, we are excited to announce a leading new International Exhibition in India.”
The show will host a programme of masterclasses and tastings for the public. Throughout the 3 days shows, there will also be the following interactive activities:
Live Cooking by renowned chefs – An exceptional program of culinary events: demonstrations, live cooking classes with renowned chefs! A feast for the eyes and for the taste buds, and a real source of inspiration!
Hosted Buyer Meeting- Hosted buyers and exhibitors get access to the Hosted Buyer Introduction Suite. In this private space, our hosted buyers can meet with a selected batch of exhibitors that match their sourcing requirements.
Conference – Each day of the exhibition, they have scheduled conference sessions running parallel to the exhibition. The topics for which are related to the food market trends presented by industry leaders and experts.
Award shows- A curated Awards show would be organized for different verticals for the exhibitors. The winner would be marketing by SIAL India and Vinexpo India.
Vinexpo Challenge – Vinexpo Challenge takes place at every Vinexpo event, in partnership with the International Sommelier Association (ASI).
The principle is simple, playful and instructive: professional visitors from the wine and spirits industry try to identify the wines they are drinking (grape variety, country of production and vintage). A blind tasting led by the world’s Best Sommelier ASI! Paolo Basso, Jon Arvid et Marc Almert could share their expertise with the participants of the previous editions.
The person with the highest score who identifies the largest number of wines receives an award from the Champagne partner in the event
Vinexpo Academy – Vinexpo Academy is an amazing opportunity to benefit from internationally-renowned expertise and training in the wine and spirits industry.
For the last 20 years, Vinexpo has worked alongside experts to organize, design and provide a comprehensive wine and spirits program at its shows, endorsed by the sector’s most respected organizations from around the world.
The program is a unique opportunity to receive sound, impartial experience that companies and individuals can use to enhance their knowledge and expertise in their field and to explore new trends.