ISM Middle East 2023

Duration:07 Nov 2023 - 09 Nov 2023
Event:ISM Middle East 2023
Location:Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Event Details:

Get ready to elevate your business to the next level at the most anticipated sweets and snacks event of the year - ISM Middle East 2023. This event is the perfect opportunity for retailers, food suppliers, distributors, wholesalers, chocolatiers, and pastry chefs to discover latest products, connect with industry players and explore the latest trends in the MENA region.

Don't miss out on the chance to be a part of this exclusive event that brings together the most influential players in the industry. With an impressive line-up of exhibitors and attendees, ISM Middle East offers unparalleled networking opportunities that can drive your business forward. From mouth-watering chocolates to savory snacks, you’ll find an array of delights that will tantalize your taste buds.  

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