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Vitafoods Europe & Finished Products Expo

Vitafoods Europe & Finished Products Expo

Genève ,Switzerland
Industry
Industry:
Food & Beverage, Wines
Organizer
Organizer :
Informa Exhibitions
Frequency
Frequency:
1 year

Covid-19 Event and Venue Update

Vitafoods Europe 2023 will be defining the future of the nutraceuticals industry with a hybrid event. The in-person aspect will be held alongside the online aspect from May 9th to May 11th at the Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland. The site will not have rigorous Covid-19 safety precautions, such as the 3G admission regulation, due to the government lifting its domestic restrictions in February 2022. Participants will be urged to adhere to guidelines like frequent hand sanitation. They should be aware that 3G entry documents will not be required upon arrival in Switzerland.

Introduction

Vitafoods Europe & Finished Products Expo is a dietary international exhibition that covers every field of healthy food and beverages options. Since its inauguration in 1997, this international exhibition has been at the forefront of innovation and business opportunities within the healthy lifestyle segment.

The program focuses on business networking, purchases and acquisitions, as well as presentations on emerging trends. Come and learn what the newest trends are, research the competition and position yourself in foreign markets. Vitafoods Europe & Finished Products Expo is organised around four core exhibition areas – ingredients and raw materials, branded finished products, contract manufacturing and private label, services, and equipment. Together, they embody fully the entire processing chain.

In terms of product variety, exhibitors cover every corner, from dietary supplements and food technology to enzymes and Phyto extracts.

Logistics

Vitafoods Europe & Finished Products Expo is based in Geneva, Switzerland and is organised by the Informa PLC - Head Office. The annual exhibition lasts for a total of three days, and editions usually fall in May. The Palexpo functions as the official venue for the event and access is given to industry insiders only.

The official program is not yet confirmed, but opening hours are typically from 10:00 am until 18:00 pm on all three days. Palexpo is located in the immediate vicinity of Geneva Airport – so close, in fact, you’re able to make the journey on foot in a couple of minutes. Other forms of commuting are also available. There are buses, trams, and trains that can take you to the exhibition grounds from any part of Geneva.

What Are People Saying?

“Vitafoods Europe brings together the whole industry and is central to marketing plans for businesses across the industry. You simply can’t find the same concentration of quality prospects and customers at other events,” – Lonza;

“Vitafoods Europe is also the only trade show that we know of that combines the ingredients and consumer products side. It is the place to be for what we do. It has all the ingredients and materials suppliers, customers and partners at one place, and is our top show every year – we look forward to it, we prepare for it, and it pays off," – Friesland Campina.

“Our 7th year at Vitafoods Europe was even more successful than ever. The huge attendance kept us busy throughout all three days, with a record number of enquiries and business opportunities. This year’s Vitafoods Europe again illustrated that ParkAcre continues to increase brand awareness internationally, making us a leading VMS manufacturer and innovator in the Nutraceuticals sector,” – ParkAcre.

Audience & Statistics

Vitafoods Europe & Finished Products Expo a considerably healthy growth trajectory building on top of its previous years’ of attendance for both exhibitors and trade visitors. It’s expected that the number of exhibitors exceeded 1250 and as for the audience, organisers predict a spike to well above 25,000 professionals.

But who are you going to be meeting? The entire business world is going to be there – purchasers, suppliers, distributors, importer and exporters, wholesalers, food experts, researchers, procurement specialists, retailers and scientists. The exhibition attracts people who are looking to invest and have decision-making power in their respective companies. Further breakdown into the industry backgrounds of all visitors we see the usual dietary supplements, functional food and beverages, general food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, and natural and herbal medicine.

Accommodation

As there will be 25,000 trade visitors, it’s best to get started early on finding a place to say. If you want to get some special offers that save you money, turn to Trade Fair Trips ltd. We help you get the right hotel accommodation for Vitafoods Europe & Finished Products Expo and do so quickly. It takes us a day from initial consultation to send you a curated list with the top hotel rates.

We work closely to your criteria, so you get a room that fits your budget and minimizes commuting. We select hotels near Palexpo with good connections to public transport. After handling your reservation, we can assist you with other matters such as installing your exhibition booth or booking meeting rooms in your name in advance. Select and match the right services for you to enhance your experience.

Past Editions

2021

Vitafoods' 2021 hybrid edition took place between the dates 4.10.2021 – 8.10.2021. The rendition took place in two formats—a live exhibition and a digital platform. The live exposition occurred at Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland between 5.10.2021 and 7.10.2021. The digital aspect of the event took place between 4.10.2021 and 8.10.2021. The 2021 hybrid edition of Vitafoods featured around 580 exhibitors. 

2022

Vitafoods Europe 2022 was also a hybrid event, with a face-to-face trade exhibition supplemented by a digital platform. The in-person section took place between May 10th, 2022 and May 12th, 2022, while the digital component took place between May 2nd, 2022 and May 13th, 2022. The trade show's face-to-face section was hosted at Palexpo, which did not include Covid-19 safety precautions due to the removal of associated national restrictions in February 2022. Vitafoods Europe 2022 included 700 exhibiting companies from 56 nations, including 100 new and returning enterprises. It also had 15,251 digital and in-person visitors from more than 130 countries.

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How to get to Vitafoods Europe & Finished Products Expo
On foot
On foot:

from Gare de Genève (central train station - Place de Cornavin 7) = 50 min (3.8 km)

from Genève Aéroport = 11 min walk (850 m)

By car
By car:

from Gare de Genève (central train station - Place de Cornavin 7) = 13 min (5.5. km)

from Genève Aéroport = 1 min (900 m)

By public transport
By public transport:

from Gare Cornavin take bus 5F for 10 stops (15 min) to Grand Saconnex, Place station. from there you have additional 9 min walk to the Palexpo

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