TAVOLA 2016 - Food Business Meetings

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As part of the trade fair for fine foods and fresh products TAVOLA, Enterprise Europe Network welcomes you to participate to the Food Business Meetings 2016 which take place on Monday 14th March 2016 in Kortrijk (Belgium).


Food Business Meetings 2016 is a matchmaking event designed with you in mind, whether you are an SME, a start-up, a project sponsor or a research center. This matchmaking event will help you identify the potential business partnerships you need, initiate new relationships and find out about innovative new technology that you might need.

You will have the opportunity to

  • Forge new commercial, financial, strategic or technological relationships
  • Develop your business network
  • Share your experience with international business contacts
  • Keep an eye on market trends and identify technological innovations
  • Visit the trade fair TAVOLA and benefit from some special services.

The following package is offered to participating companies

  • Participation to Food Business Meetings (Monday 14th March 2016, 9.30 to 19.00)
  • Free access to the trade fair TAVOLA 

How does it work?

Register and publish your collaboration profile

  • For the buyers:
    browse through the participant list and send meeting requests to the producers you are interested in meeting. If you wish to meet some kind of producers who are not listed, please contact us. We can arrange specific and targeted meeting so you can best benefit from our unique tailored approach. 
  • For the producers:
    you can bookmark the buyers you are interested in, but you can’t send a meeting request to them. Write a detailed and complete profile and include pictures of your products. After registration: if you receive a meeting request of buyers, please accept or decline this request
  • Two weeks before the event you receive your personal meeting schedule


The participation at the Food Business Meetings 2016 is free of charge, but in order to preserve the quality of the meetings and prevent last-minute cancellations and no-shows, the event organizers will charge 100 euros to all participants who cancel without informing the organisers at least 3 days before the event (deadline on 10th March 23h59).



Register here for free entrance at the FAIR!

 After you have registered you will receive an email with a link to your visitors' badge.  Print this badge and bring it with you to Tavola to ensure your free entrance.

Do you wish to visit Tavola 2016 with some colleagues of your company?  After your registration process, you can grant these colleagues free access.




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closed since 10 Mar 2016
Registration 20 Nov – 10 Mar
Meeting Selection 15 Feb – 30 Mar
Event 14 Mar – 14 Mar
Venue Kortrijk Xpo - Meeting Center 1 & 2
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 145
Meetings 171
Belgium 75
Croatia 1
Czech Republic 1
France 12
Germany 3
Hungary 5
Italy 5
Latvia 1
Netherlands 5
Poland 6
Spain 8
United Kingdom 28
Total 150
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