Event profile

Established in 1994, HORECA is the region’s largest annual meeting place for both the Hospitality and Food & Beverage Service Industries. HORECA 20th edition includes:

  • The International Trade Show for the Hospitality & Foodservice Industry
  • The International Trade Show for the Food Industry
  • Beirut International Wine & Drinks Fair

 

Date:    From Tuesday 9 to Friday 12 April 2013

Time:    4.00 – 9.00 pm

Venue:  BIEL, Beirut Central District, Lebanon



The show is locally endorsed by
  • Ministry of Tourism
  • Ministry of Economy and Trade
  • Ministry of Industry
  • Ministry of Agriculture
  • Elcim
  • IDAL
  • Lebanese Franchise Association
  • Association of Lebanese Industrialists
  • Syndicate of Lebanese Food Industries
  • Syndicate of Lebanese Hotel Owners
  • Syndicate of Lebanese Restaurants, Cafés, Nightclubs and Pastry Owners
  • Syndicate of Lebanese Supermarkets Owners
  • A.D.F.T.H.
Featuring
  • Annual Hospitality Forum
  • Hospitality Salon Culinaire
  • Live Junior Chefs Competition
  • Atelier Gourmand & Culinary Heritage
  • Beverage & Wine Lab
  • National Extra Virgin Olive Oil Contest
  • Floral Symphonies
  • Liban Pack Packaging Innovation Parc
  • Technovation
  • Librairie Gourmande


Countries covered
The Levant region consists of Lebanon, Jordan, Syria and Iraq but the exhibition will also appeal to a wider audience from the eastern Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries: Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Sultanate of Oman, Tunisia, Turkey and UAE.

Trade visitors

+12,000 Buyers, decision makers and staff from

  • Hotels, resorts/spa & furnished apartments
  • Restaurant and similar establishments
  • Franchise & management co
  • Bakeries & patisseries
  • Independent & retail chains
  • Independent & supermarket chains
  • Institutional & independent caterers
  • Pubs and nightclubs
  • Hospitals
  • Engineers, architects, designers, consultants
  • Hotel management schools & universities
    Private and public institutions 
  • Suppliers
  • Services


   Exhibitor profile
• Equipment for catering, supermarket & laundry
• Furniture, fixtures & design
• Tableware, uniforms, linens & guest amenities
• Technology pavilion
• Packaging
• Consultant, recruiting & franchise pavilion  
• Schools & universities
• Cleaning & maintenance

  Exhibitor profile
• Delicatessen, cured meats, cold cuts
• Confectionery, biscuits, pastries, chocolate
• Eggs and dairy products
• Seafoods
• Fresh fruits and vegetables, dried fruits
• Fresh meat
• Fresh poultry
• Frozen products
• Grocery products
• Health food and diet products
• Organic products
• Preserved and canned foods
• Ethnic foods
• Bakery products pavilion
• Coffee & tea pavilion

Exhibitor profile
Importers and producers of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including:
• Spirits - Arak
• Wine Pavilion
• Liquors - Beers - Soft drinks - Juices

Stand participation
Fully equipped: US$ 300 per sqm + 10% VAT
Carpeting, wall panels, signboard, stand number, lighting
Space only: US$ 280 per sqm + 10% VAT
Minimum area 48 sqm

The organisers
Hospitality Services has been organizing HORECA in Beirut since 1994 and also organizes HORECA in Kuwait & KSA. Hospitality Services publishes trade publications for the industry including the bi-monthly Hospitality News Magazine, an e-newsletter and the Hospitality and Foodservice Directory for Lebanon, Jordan & Syria every two years. Also in 2011 two new quarterly publications are on board; Taste & Flavors and Lebanon Traveler.