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Tap into the Middle East’s booming food-service and F&B outlet sectors!

The 4th edition of the Restaurant Show, the leading event in the Middle East for Restaurant and Café Owners to source consultants, suppliers, and service providers, will no longer take place as planned from 28-30 September 2020. But a later date in March 2021.

The Restaurant Show is the Middle East’s leading international exhibition for restaurant and F&B outlet products, equipment, technologies and services gathering 6,000+ professionals and decision-makers from across the Middle East and North African regions.

In 2021, we will be sectorising the show into 5 zones: Restaurant Build and Design,  Restaurant Equipment,  Restaurant TechnologyFranchising & Services, and a dedicated zone for Coffee & Tea, covering 5,000sqm of exhibition space and live activations.

Tap into the Middle East’s billion-dollar food-service industries by exhibiting at The Restaurant Show 2021.

Why Exhibit?

The Restaurant Show provides a unique meeting place for exhibitors, who are offering products and services for restaurant build, design, equipment and technology sectors, to meet key decision makers and professionals. A one of a kind event that offered unlimited opportunities to network with thousands of buyers and business partners in the Middle East.


  • Generate new customer leads and business partners within the region
  • Penetrate the Middle East market or launch new products or services
  • Brand awareness
  • Re-affirm position as a leading product manufacturer or service provider in the region
  • Catch up with existing clients and re-establish relationships


The Restaurant Show 2019 witnessed a growth of 25% in visitor number from 2018 and offered both new and returning visitors an unforgettable networking experience in a course of three days. We are expecting over 5,000 professionals from all around the world will attend to find the latest products and services for their business in 2021.


  • Connect with over 150+ local and international exhibitors
  • Develop relationships with key industry players
  • Discover cutting-edge innovations and developments
  • Connect with existing partners and service providers
  • Discover the latest technologies and product launches
  • Compare thousands of products and services under one roof
  • Enjoy live product demonstrations
  • Evaluate the market and assess your competitors
  • Access the entire restaurant and F&B outlet sectors all in one place

Buyers Concierge

The Buyers Concierge is a featured area for buyers and distributors attending The Restaurant Show, it serves as one of the most important element of the show where deals are signed and businesses are made during the show.

Apart from the thousands of visitors in 2018, The Restaurant Show managed to source 75+ pre-selected high spending buyers who were looking to purchase products and services within the next 6 months.

Who are the buyers?​

  • Restaurant owners, investors and franchisers
  • Local and international importers and distributors 
  • All specialised retailers
  • Restaurant designer and builders
  • Professional service buyers
  • Related government organisations and agencies​

This year we will be gathering 75+ pre-selected buyers to meet with the exhibitors.

Who were the buyers last year?

  • Alazzam Group Bahrain, Bahrain 
  • Al Mana Gourmet Food Co WLL, Bahrain
  • Sofitel, Bahrain
  • Neptune for Restaurants Equipment, Bahrain
  • The Bistro Bakery and Lounge, Kuwait
  • Costa Coffee, Kuwait
  • Al-Thiqa Restaurant Company, Kuwait
  • Beit Al Chaykha Restaurant
  • Poshbite Restaurant Company, Kuwait
  • AFF Restaurant LLC – Shawarmanji, Lebanon
  • Al Khayyat Investments, Lebanon 
  • Classic Burger Joint, Lebanon
  • IHG Intercontinental Hotel, Oman
  • Azad International LLC – Restaurant Equipment, Oman

  • Design District Muscat – Hospitality Division, Oman
  • Al Marshad Group Holding Company, Saudi Arabia
  • Al Musbah Group, Saudi Arabia
  • Food Passion Group, Saudi Arabia
  • Unitas Group, Saudi Arabia
  • Al Jazira Equipment & Technical Services, UAE
  • Al Madani Group, UAE
  • DineBrands, UAE
  • Falcon Hospitality Group, UAE
  • Magnolia RM Investments LLC, UAE
  • Jumeirah Restaurant Group, UAE
  • Gourmet Gulf, UAE
  • and many more…

If you are looking to purchase products/services for your business in the next 6-12 months, contact us today to register you in our buyers list.​

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