All events

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Cologne
Germany

Information and business platform for new concepts and innovative developments in the international food and beverage industry.

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Amsterdam
Netherlands

From 11 - 13 June 2024, GreenTech Amsterdam will take place at RAI Amsterdam. The #1 horticulture technology platform in the Netherlands, where industry professionals from all over the world come together to connect, network, share knowledge and do business. At the GreenTech event in Amsterdam, visitors get to see an overview of the products and services of the world’s leading companies and innovators.

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Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

The 41st edition of the international exhibition for Agriculture, Food, Aquaculture, Packaging and Agro-industry will be the largest Business-to-Business event for the agriculture sector in the region. It will showcase leading technologies and solutions, cutting-edge engineering and innovations. The event will bring businessmen, industry professionals, decision-makers, and sellers to develop their business at the center of the largest and fastest growing market in the Middle East.

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Lagos
Nigeria

Discover opportunities in Nigeria's thriving agro-industry during the Dutch-Nigeria Trade Mission at the Lagos Agrofood Fair, March 26-28, 2024. Connect with key Nigerian players and explore lucrative partnerships in: Inputs & Technologies, Greenhouse Innovations, Food Processing Equipment, Agrologistics Solutions, Agritech and Farming Services, and Solar-Horti Applications.

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Holambra-
Brazil

Hortitec is a technical exhibition for horticulture, protected crops and intensive crops. Hortitec arose from the ideal of a group of businessmen who felt the need to host an event in Brazil in the form of major exhibitions abroad, where participants could connect with participating companies, knowing the needs of the sector and doing business.

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Hannover
Germany

EuroTier is the leading international trade fair for professional animal farming and livestock management. The leading innovation platform of the global animal production industry offers an overview of innovations and established standards. It provides answers and solutions for current and future challenges.

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Kampala
Uganda

Discover your opportunities in the Ugandan agri-food sector during the Harvest Money Expo. The themes 'Climate-smart solutions' and 'Digital solutions' are also central during this 7th edition of the event. This agricultural fair will take place from 23 to 25 February 2024 in the Ugandan capital Kampala. The event is nationally known and attracts approximately 20,000 visitors every year.

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Barcelona
Spain

Hosted by Spain and co-organized with UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC/UNESCO), the 2024 UN Ocean Decade Conference will take place on 10-12 April 2024 in the coastal city of Barcelona. It will be a 3-day, in-person event co-led with a range of partners: Government of Catalonia and the Barcelona City Council through the Barcelona Capital Náutica Foundation, and the Spanish National Ocean Decade Committee, which is led by the Ministry of Science and Innovation through the Spanish Research Council (CSIC).

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Chicago,
United States

The summit brings together the world’s leading growers, retailers, tech providers, seed companies and investors to meet, expand networks and produce fruitful partnerships. After a pivotal year for the CEA sector, the summit will explore what’s needed to ensure the indoor farming industry can continue innovating and growing into a crucial part of the global agri-food supply chain.

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Hannover
Germany

AGRITECNICA 2023 demonstrated the innovation power of agricultural technology and how international agriculture can benefit optimally. With 2,812 exhibitors from 52 countries and more than 470,000 visitors from 149 countries, the world's leading trade fair for agricultural machinery boasts a record result. Under the guiding theme of "Green Productivity", AGRITECHNICA underscored its claim to technical leadership with over 300 international events and conferences.

Tokyo,
Japan

FOODEX Japan, the most prestigious and impressive event in the Japanese food industry, will take place in the heart of Tokyo from March 5 to 8. This is an excellent opportunity for Dutch entrepreneurs to explore the Japanese market and delve into the export possibilities to the Far East. With more than 2,500 exhibitors and 130,000 visitors from 70 countries, FOODEX Japan offers a unique platform to discover the latest trends and products in the food sector and to make valuable business connections.

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Bilbao
Spain

The fourth edition of Food 4 Future will take place in Bilbao from April 16–18, 2024 . This is the largest European conference in the field of innovation technology in the food and beverage industry. Food 4 Future focuses on the latest and most promising applications of data technology and processing techniques. This year again more than 8,000 professionals from 25 countries are expected and more than 450 speakers will participate in the conference .

Lima
Peru

The Expoalimentaria trade show is the main international business platform, which offers four specialised sectors: national and international foods and beverages, machinery, packaging and foreign trade services, which gather the interest of the main companies of the five continents.

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Baku
Azerbaijan

The 2024 UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP 29) will convene in November 2024. This year it will take place in Azerbaijan.

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Kielce
Poland

Agrotech Kielce is the largest indoor exhibition in Poland and one of the biggest in Europe. It is dedicated to the latest technology in agriculture, especially in tractors, combine harvesters and machines, as well as solutions for fertilisation and tillage. Both international and Polish companies will be present.

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Barcelona
Spain

The 31st edition of the world's largest seafood fair “Seafood Expo Global-Seafood Processing Global” will take place in Barcelona from April 23-25, 2024. The Seafood Expo Global and Seafood Processing Global trade fair is the world's largest seafood trade event. Thousands of buyers and suppliers from all over the world come to the annual three-day exhibition to meet each other, network and do business.

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Dubai
United Arab Emirates

A global exhibition and summit presenting the most impactful solutions and opportunities for our food system. Bringing together leading agriculture and food corporations, Agritech innovators, product suppliers and policy makers from the region and across the globe. Showcasing groundbreaking innovations that are improving food production, nutrition and health whilst protecting the environment and society.

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Bangkok
Thailand

As always the event is going to be the most complete trade exhibition and conference program for the livestock, animal protein production supply chain, from Feed to Food, covering all animal species. The dates for VIV Asia 2025 have been announced: 12-14 March.

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Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam

The next HortEx Vietnamis from March 13 – 15, 2024 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The HortEx Vietnam is the first specialized International Exhibition and Conference for Horticultural and Floricultural Production and Processing Technology in Vietnam.

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Sao Paulo-
Brazil

Agrishow is the biggest and most important agricultural technology trade show in Brazil and one of the largest in the world. It is the only trade show that brings together agricultural solutions for all types of crops and property sizes and it is recognized as the leading showcase for the main technological trends and innovations in agribusiness.

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Stockholm
Sweden

Sustainability, ethics and making our planet a better place to live; this is what this fair is all about. There are more than 500 companies at the fair. Normally this fair was held in Malmö, but in 2024 this fair will take place in Stockholm.

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Herning
Denmark

Foodexpo is the professional meeting place for the entire food industry. This is where the food industry gathers for tasty experiences, and where you can get inspired with all the latest knowledge and put your senses to use when you see, smell, hear, taste, feel and experience the largest food fair in the Northern countries.

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Bali
Indonesia

The World Water Forum is the largest international gathering in the water sector involving various stakeholders, which has been co-hosted by the World Water Council and a host city. The Forum is held every three years and has been taking place since 1997. The World Water Forum is not just a conference: it includes a three-year preparation phase (preparatory phase), a one-week event (event phase), and a presentation of the results (synthesis phase) with ongoing support for collective action.

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Madrid
Spain

This successful trade fair, organised by IFEMA and FEPEX, brings together more than 103,000 potential customers from 145 countries and more than 2,000 exhibitors from 18 sectors. About 70 Dutch companies participate in this trade fair every year. 

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Barcelona
Spain

The Alimentaria trade fair will again take place in Barcelona from 18 to 21 March 2024 . This successful food and beverage event has been organized since 1984. The FoodTech and Hostelco fairs will also take place during this trade fair .

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Bogota, ,
Colombia

Are you an entrepreneur in the poultry sector? And do you want to do business in Colombia? Then go to FENAVI 2024 from 4 to 6 June and participate in the Netherlands (NL) Pavilion. At this national poultry conference you can explore the promising Colombian market. Register no later than January 31!

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Atlanta,
United States

The Global Produce & Floral Show brings together fresh produce industry leaders, retail buyers, seed breeders, food safety experts, and importers/exporters from across the globe to discuss innovations and craft the future of the produce business.

Events in the past

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Toulouse
France

Dutch agritech entrepreneurs will visit France in the region of Toulouse. The mission includes a visit to the World FIRA, a congress and exhibition on automation and robotization in agriculture. On the 8th and 9th of February you can meet the Dutch in the Netherlands Lounge at World FIRA. See you there!

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Madrid
Spain

One of the leading trade shows for the fruits and vegetables sector for Southern Europe and Latin America, Fruit Attraction once again will take place in 2023 in Madrid, Spain to connect the entire horticulture community. The Netherlands is also present, with companies covering the entire fruit and vegetable value chain. Visit the NL Pavilion and discover how we can feed the world together. See you there!

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California,
United States

World Ag Expo is the largest annual outdoor agricultural exposition with over 1,200 exhibitors and an attendance of more than 100,000 each year.

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Kampala
Uganda

This trade mission of Dutch agricultural (machinery) companies includes a Netherlands Village at the Harvest Money Expo. This expo grew, during its 6 years existence, into an important event with more than 20.000 visitors.  During the mission and expo the Dutch companies will become acquinted with local partners and business opportunities, considering that the East African agritech sector is growing at fast pace. 


 

 

NL Village at Harvest Money Expo

World Food Day is annually celebrated on October 16th. The date commemorates the founding of the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). It promotes worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure healthy diets for all. 

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Neurenberg
Germany

From February 13-16, 2024, the organic food industry will come together once again at BIOFACH – the world’s leading trade fair for organic food at the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre. Experience a programme of supporting events, international exhibitors, and innovative organic products.

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Berlin
Germany

The annual fresh produce trade show FRUIT LOGISTICA takes place again this April! This exhibition covers everything from the fresh produce business and provides a complete picture of the latest innovations, products and services at every link in the international agrifood & horticulture supply chain. Visit the NL Pavilion to learn more about how together we can build sustainable, future-proof food systems.

The conference floor with an NL branded pavilion

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Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam

HortEx Vietnam 2023

This year, the Dutch horticultural sector is not only present at Hortex Vietnam 2023, but The Netherlands is also partner country of the expo. Visit the Netherlands lounge to learn more about how together we can build sustainable and innovative solutions for the horticultural sector. 

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Orlando ,
United States

This is the biggest and most important horti show in the Americas, where the entire fresh produce and floral supply chain is present. The opportunity to connect! 

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Spain

One of the leading trade shows for the fruits and vegetables sector for Southern Europe and Latin America, Fruit Attraction returns in 2022 in Madrid, Spain to connect the entire horticulture community. The Netherlands is also present, with companies covering the entire fruit and vegetable value chain. Visit the NL Pavilion and discover how we can feed the world together. See you there!

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Bangkok
Thailand

VIV Asia 2023

The VIV Asia global exhibition and conference show focuses on livestock and the animal protein production supply chain: From Feed to Food. The Netherlands is present with an NL lounge and organises on the 8th of March a seminar on sustainability and a network event on poultry (by invitation only). 

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Holland House of Fruits
/Antalya
Turkey

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Almere
Netherlands

Floriade 2022

The Netherlands invites you to Floriade 2022 to discover and explore how we can cooperate to grow greener cities. The innovations on display cover four subthemes: greening the city, feeding the city, energising the city and healthying the city. From state-of-the-art solar roof tiles and vertical façade gardens to the best ways to grow tomatoes and the latest pruning techniques: the Floriade celebrates green and sustainable technology.

Building with greenery on exterior and grass field around it

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South Korea

Trade mission energy transition, including horticulture

This trade mission led by Liesje Schreinemacher, minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, visits both South Korea and Japan. The mission focuses on energy transition, with a horticultural track in South Korea. 

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Dubai
United Arab Emirates

The 28th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP28) to the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) is hosted by the UAE. More than 80.000 delegates, including 140 heads of state and government are present at this global event.  

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Berlin
Germany

Internationale Grüne Woche

Grüne Woche, is the meeting point for the international agricultural and horticultural sector. It’s an important trade fair, with exhibitors from more than 72 countries and around 400,000 visitors. Meet innovative agricultural entrepreneurs from the Netherlands in hall A, at our impressive NL Pavilion with a focus on sustainable horticulture and organic and circular/nature inclusive agriculture and our innovative food sector. 

NL pavilion at die Internationale grüne woche

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New York,
United States

In March 2023, the Governments of Tajikistan and the Netherlands will co-host the UN 2023 Water Conference.  Water is a fundamental part of all aspects of life. It is crosscutting and supports the achievement of many SDGs through close linkages with climate, energy, cities, the environment, food security, poverty, gender equality and health, amongst others. 

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Berlin
Germany

Meet the global agribusiness community during Grüne Woche trade fair and the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA). The Enterprise Europe Network Berlin-Brandenburg invites you to participate in the international partnering event Grüne Woche Business Days 2024 taking place at Messe Berlin, Germany and online. Berlin offers excellent location advantages for companies in the food and food tech sector, and not just as the ideal test market for Germany.

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MG
Brazil

This Dutch economic mission visits the important agricultural states of Minas Gerais and São Paulo. The participants of this mission, Dutch agritech entrepreneurs, can meet the main local players and exchange their knowledge on innovations and sustainable solutions.  

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Vancouver BC
Canada

Agtech Mission Canada

This economic Agtech Mission is led by Dutch minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Liesje Schreinemacher. During the mission Dutch and Canadian industry, knowledge instutes and companies work together to create a joint innovation agenda and find solutions for future horticultural challenges. 

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Toulouse
France

Its an international on-site event bringing together global experts specialising in the new revolution facing agriculture, which is having a considerable impact on the entire value chain: robotics.

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Berlin
Germany

The 30th edition of the annual fresh produce trade show FRUIT LOGISTICA takes place this February! This exhibition covers everything from the fresh produce business and provides a complete picture of the latest innovations, products and services at every link in the international agrifood & horticulture supply chain. Visit the NL Pavilion to learn more about how together we can build sustainable, future-proof food systems.

NL Pavilion at the Fruit Logistica

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Amsterdam
Netherlands

Visit the number 1 horticulture technology event in the Netherlands, where industry professionals from all over the world come together to connect, network, share knowledge and do business. There will be a lot of attention for  innovations and challenges in horticulture, such as AI and robotics in greenhouses, climate control and vertical, biological and organic farming. 

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Berlin
Germany

FRUIT LOGISTICA is the world's most important trade fair for the fresh produce industry and its direct access to the global market. You can find the complete range of products, services and technical solutions from every part of the value chain - whether in seed, fruit and vegetable development or packaging and automation. The fair covers the entire spectrum of the value chain - from the producer to the consumer.