The Great British Food Showcase 2019


Come and experience some of England’s finest food and drink produce at the Great British Food Showcase 2019


The Department for International Trade (DIT) are bringing together the most creative and talented food and drink sellers from across England to meet with your business, offering a great way for you to find your next British suppliers.

Over 200 businesses from all the major sub-categories will be assembled at the award-winning Belfry Hotel on the edge of Birmingham to meet with 60 international buyers from various countries around the World, for what is promised to be an action packed two days where new business will be made.


Why take part in the Great British Food Showcase 2019?

This is an exclusive opportunity for you to meet and sample pre-qualified English food and drink sellers that are keen to increase their overseas activity. There will be a mix of medium-sized and smaller business that provide a diverse and niche product range.

To ensure that you get the best value from attending the Great British Food Showcase, in the run up to the event we will be work closely with you to conduct a match-making service where you will be able to select your favourites from the list of over 200 suppliers.


What you will experience at the Great British Food Showcase

Day 1 – 3rd October 2019
On the eve of the meet the buyer Showcase, you will be invited to a Gala dinner at a prestigious venue in the Midlands where you will be served a luxury feast crafted from some of the sellers who you will meet at the Showcase.

Day 2 – 4th October 2019
On the day of the Great British Food Showcase you will have 1-2-1 appointments with up to 12 pre-selected food and drink sellers, with each meeting lasting for up to 30 minutes. We anticipate over 600 meetings taking place on the day and look forward to lots of positive discussions.

Following the close of the Showcase you will be free to travel on to the Anuga trade show in Germany.


Travel and Accommodation Support Package

Rest of the World Buyers will receive a £500.00 contribution to flight costs.

European Buyers will receive a £250.00 contribution to flight costs.

Accommodation will be provided on a bed & breakfast basis on Thursday and Friday (optional) night.

A gala dinner is planned for Thursday night and dinner will be provided on Friday (optional) night.


How to secure your place
To reserve your place at the Great British Food Showcase 2019 simply complete the expression of interest form below and one of the team will be in touch to discuss next steps.

Please select the product categories that you are interested in:

If you have any questions relating to this event please email: [email protected]