SIAL 2024

SIAL 2024

Food & Drink
Paris, France
19-23 Oct 2024
2 years
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The source of inspiration for the food and beverage industry

No other international trade fair for the food and beverages industry can rival SIAL in its dedication to innovation and diversity in the baking and confectionery segments. The event has been a leader worldwide since its creation in 1986 to the point where the brand has successfully branched off to the Middle East in Abu Dhabi, China in Shanghai, Canada, and India. The reason is simple – you have the biggest players in the food sector under one roof.

Product groups include canned goods, confectionery, milk, fruit juices, spices, spirits, vegetables, meat products, food supplements and frozen foods as well as processing equipment and production equipment. That is the full processing chain from the start to the end.

Program-wise, there will be significant product and services displays and demonstrations along with stellar networking opportunities, and educational lectures and talks on the emerging trends and best practices. It is all you could ever want as an exhibitor.

SIAL 2024 Update

According to Comexposium, SIAL 2024 will take place as a face-to-face exhibition in Paris from 19.10.2024 to 23.10.2024. SIAL 2024 will be held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte.


If you plan on visiting SIAL, mind that hotels in Paris, France are already booking fast with early registrations, so you need to act fast in order to land the most affordable hotel rates during the fair. Trade Fair Trips ltd does all the work for you and delivers in a matter of hours.

We know all the good hotels in Paris and work at a variety of price points so that you do not spend a small fortune on accommodation for the trade fair. You give us a price and receive a list of hotels near Paris-Nord Villepinte Parc d'Expositions so that you can have an easy time commuting.

Aside from your hotel accommodation for SIAL, we can assist in other ways. For instance, you can book meeting rooms through us in advance or have us build your exhibition booth. Pick and choose the services that best work for you and Trade Fair Trips ltd will create a custom, affordable package.

On foot
On foot:

Not advisable when travelling from Charles de Gaulle Airport

Not advisable when travelling from Gare du Nord

By car
By car:

15 minutes when travelling from Charles de Gaulle Airport

20 minutes when travelling from Gare du Nord

By public transport
By public transport:

25 minutes when travelling from Charles de Gaulle Airport

30 minutes when travelling from Gare du Nord


Hotels near SIAL

Hotel Stars Distance to fair City Price
SIAL 2024 Paris 25hours Hotel Terminus Nord 18 Paris from € 365.00 EUR Book Now
Hotel Corona Rodier 18.6 Paris from € 216.00 EUR Book Now
SIAL 2024 Paris Hotel de Bordeaux 18 Paris from € 166.00 EUR Book Now
Le Marceau Bastille 20.2 Paris from € 304.00 EUR Book Now
Hotel Mademoiselle 18.3 Paris from € 355.00 EUR Book Now
SIAL 2024 Paris ibis Styles Paris République 18.3 Paris from € 246.00 EUR Book Now
SIAL 2024 Paris Handsome Hotel By Elegancia 18.9 Paris from € 336.00 EUR Book Now
SIAL 2024 Paris Innside by Melia Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport 8.98 Roissy en France from € 466.00 EUR Book Now
Standing Hotel Suites by Actisource 4.6 Roissy en France from € 285.00 EUR Book Now
SIAL 2024 Paris Golden Tulip Paris CDG Airport Villepinte 3.9 Roissy en France from € 446.00 EUR Book Now

SIAL has deep roots in its home city – Paris, France, where it has been taking place every two years in autumn. Editions run for a total of five days during the second part of October, alongside SIAL BOISSONS Internationale Getränkeausstellung.

The location is, of course, Paris-Nord Villepinte Parc d'Expositions et Centre de Conventions (VIPARIS) and COMEXPOSIUM serves as official organiser. Admission is given only to professional visitors and working hours are set from 09:00 am until 18:00 pm on all days, but be sure to check for any changes in programming.

Now let us discuss commuting. You can grab a shuttle bus from two locations - Porte Maillot and the Beauvais Airport to get to the exhibition grounds. The RER train service is also quite a reliable and efficient means to commute to the Paris-Nord Villepinte Parc d'Expositions.

SIAL is the only platform you need to present your products to both generate impressive sale leads and step into the spotlight considering how the entire industry elite and press is going to be present.

Organisers reveal record-breaking attendance – 7200 exhibitors from over 110 countries and 310,000 trade visitors from nearly 200 countries. These are the best numbers for the event to date, and the projection is for SIAL Paris to continue expanding.

It might be based in France, but the event is truly international, with 87% of exhibitors and 73% of visitors being foreign nationals. SIAL is so influential that the last edition saw 26 high-profile government representatives. Professionally speaking, we see members from all sectors of the industry - food manufacturers, distributors, importers, wholesalers, retailers and commercial catering.

SIAL 2022

SIAL 2022 signified the trade fair's made a triumphant comeback. It was attended by 265 000 trade attendees from 200 countries, as well as by 7 000 exhibitors from 127 nations. It also received 8 000 top buyers, and 121 speakers. There were 1 800 presented innovations with 21 obtaining the event's Innovation Award. The edition took place on 250 000 m2 of event space. 9 out of 10 exhibitors confirmed their return after the end of the rendition.

What are people saying?

“Very quickly, we realised how much of a ‘sounding board’ SIAL Paris was. Not only did we have to be present, but we also had to plan our SIAL Paris in advance and - more importantly - choose our stand position,” said Yves Faure, Agro’Novae;

“From a general viewpoint, it is indisputably an excellent source of inspiration for the food sector. Another key asset is its location in Paris, which is the world capital for gastronomy and helps us to quickly and easily meet very many professionals working in export,” said Caroline Corlay, Champagne JM GOBILLARD & Fils;

“SIAL is quite simply one of the most important shows in the world dedicated to the food sector! It is a show rooted in Paris whilst also enjoying international reach thanks to the SIAL Network. It is perhaps the most important trade event for us because it attracts a lot of potential clients from the Iberian Peninsula and North Africa,” said Henry Goffaux, Managing Director of Continental Coffee;

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