MENA’S MOST INFLUENTIAL HOSPITALITY & FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT EXHIBITION

GulfHost: Where Solutions Meet Ambitions

MENA’s premier foodservice and hospitality equipment exhibition will provide professionals from the HoReCa industry with an unparalleled global platform to discover new product innovations, expand their vendor network and make informed purchasing choices.


GulfHost

16,000 sqm
Of Exhibition Space
350+
Exhibitors From 35+ Countries
25,000+
Qualified Buyers
150+
BUYER COUNTRIES IN ATTENDANCE

The Ultimate Trading Platform for Hospitality & Foodservice Professionals

In an era driven by innovation, fierce competition, and ever-evolving consumer demands, the hospitality and foodservice equipment industry in the MENA region stands unrivalled. And there’s no finer arena than GulfHost 2024 to discover groundbreaking solutions and strike transformational deals with 350+ global exhibitors from 35 countries. As the largest and most influential exhibition of its kind in the region, GulfHost 2024 will showcase a diverse array of cutting-edge foodservice equipment and solutions reshaping the hospitality landscape.

Over three dynamic days, GulfHost will unite key industry players, including internationally renowned exhibitors, global foodservice consultants, QSR and hospitality leaders, top retailers, and culinary experts. 

 

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Explore Top International Exhibitors

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Sectors of your Success

Test

Front Of House

Whatever your vision, find the tools you need to create memorable moments and lasting impressions for your guests. Choose excellence in every sector of your success with our front of house essentials:

  • Equipment for restaurants & bars 
  • Buffetware 
  • Displays & cabinets
  • Serving Essentials
  • Uniforms & Accessories 
  • Menu Systems 
  • Furniture & Fitout
  • Lighting & Ambience

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Discover Global Retail, Hospitality & Catering Brands

THEMES REDEFINING THE HOSPITALITY AND FOODSERVICE LANDSCAPE

From Tech to Tastebuds

Smart Kitchens

Featuring all latest solutions about how to transform your kitchen from how smart kitchens drive efficiency, appliances that makes a modern restaurant, how smart kitchens can enhance food safety and traceability and many more...

AI & Automation

Featuring all latest AI & Automation solutions that can help you enhance menu planning and customer experience, how AI-powered appliances will reshape the hospitality and foodservice industry and many more...

Creative Customisation

Featuring all latest customisation solutions you can use to reinforce your customer experience such as innovative customisation ideas, trends shaping the hospitality and foodservice industry, how customised service can make a memorable dining experience and many more...

Sustainable Solutions

Featuring all latest sustainable solutions available ranging from how to reduce carbon footprint, tips for eco-friendly restaurant design, energy efficiency in the kitchen to eco-friendly equipment and many more...

Modular Future

Featuring all latest Modular Future solutions from embracing modular concepts, transforming spaces with ease to customised kitchen layouts for efficiency and flexibility and many more...
FROM MIDDLE EAST TO AFRICA

CREATING THE FOOD AND TRAVEL CAPITALS OF THE FUTURE

$45B

worth of funds has been allocated by major countries from the Middle East for tourism and travel growth by 2030, with over 56,000 hotel rooms already under development.

$30B

worth of hotel construction contracts are expected to be awarded throughout MENA by 2023.

$82B

The value MENA's out-of-home dining market is projected to reach by 2028.

$87B

The value UAE & KSA foodservice markets are expected to reach by 2029.

Growing Digitalisation

Digital ordering systems, payment solutions, inventory management and data analytics improve drastically operation excellence and customer engagement.

Technological Advancements

Cutting-edge technologies such as automation, connectivity and energy efficiency are used by manufacturers to boost operational efficiency and enhance customer experience.

Sustainable Solutions

Demand for  sustainable foodservice solutions is increasing. Manufacturers are responding with energy-efficient, eco-material and low-waste solutions.

Consumer Behaviours

Consumers behaviours is changing, so does the hospitality & foodservice industry. Consumers are looking for convenient and time-saving food options, leading to a rise of interest for quick-service restaurants, and impacting the design and functionality of foodservice equipment.

MENA:

CREATING THE FOOD AND TRAVEL CAPITALS OF THE FUTURE - MOBILE

At Gulfhost, come

Explore Immersive Experiences

Food Excellence Summit
The summit serves as an engaging platform for participants to exchange ideas and experiences, explore new strategies, and discover how to leverage growth opportunities for success.

BRINGING THE HOSPITALITY & FOODSERVICE INDUSTRIES TOGETHER UNDER ONE ROOF

GulfHost Venue Map
GulfHost provides you key industry leaders' insights

FOR STARTERS

RABIH FAKHREDDINE

Read about the journey of turning an F&B concept into bricks and mortar reality, his approach to leadership and a snapshot of the hottest industry trends. 

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RABIH FAKHREDDINE
Founder & CEO |  7 Management
RAJIV DEVNANI

Read more on the importance of world-class yet home-grown concepts, digitising processes to operate more sustainably and staying true to traditional cooking methods.

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RAJIV DEVNANI
Head Chef of Matagi and Sola |  Raffles The Palm
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INDUSTRY NEWS AND INSIGHTS

What Professionals Say About Us

TABLESIDE TALES

MATTHIJS STINNISSEN
What I get from Gulfhost this year is inspiration.
Meeting all the chefs, taking part and learning from the masterclasses, it is all a source of great inspiration.
MATTHIJS STINNISSEN
Executive Chef |  BOCA
GREGOIRE BERGER
I think it’s cool, like every year, I’m always happy to participate, just to meet the community. It’s a great initiative, it’s great to have all those great chefs together and hear the new insights
GREGOIRE BERGER
Executive Chef Of Ossiano |  Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
BOJAN CIRJANIC
It’s my pleasure to be at Gulfhost and to showcase what we do in Folly. Events like these are very important for the chefs and restaurateurs.  It will be great to meet so many people and get to know what everyone is doing.
BOJAN CIRJANIC
Executive Chef |  Folly
CARMEN RUEDA
Top table this year is a very special occasion to showcase what we are doing and talk about how we find the changes in the industry. I think it is growing, and it is growing in a very good way.
CARMEN RUEDA
Executive Pastry Chef |  Brix
Nick Comaty
Great to be here, to be surrounded by professionals of the industry, it’s an amazing activation
Nick Comaty
Chief Operating Officer |  EATX
Benjamin Calleja
GulfHost is always interesting. During this edition, I see lots of opportunities to look for new ideas and connections. It’s a very resilient industry and we will always be here, I’m quite positive about the outcome for the years to come
Benjamin Calleja
Founder & CEO |  Livit Design
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