Matchmaking MAP Expo 2017


Enterprise Europe Network invites you to the Matchmaking MAP EXPO 2017. The Matchmaking MAP EXPO 2017 is an international matchmaking event focused on making connections in the full supply chains of medicinal & aromatic plants (MAP).


Matching Program

The MAP-EXPO team and Enterprise Europe Network cooperate to connect European Agri solution enterprises with international incoming delegations and exhibitors that look for solutions in the herbal industrial value chains. Topics for cooperation are research, domestication, cultivation, harvesting, post-harvesting, drying, conservation, distillation, extraction, product development in combination with traditional remedies, sorting and selection, packaging, tracing and quality control.
This matchmaking is organized on Thursday, March 30th and is free of charge, but an entrance ticket of € 20,- to the MAP EXPO 2017 needs to be purchased separately.

Why to participate?                              

  • Show your most favourable projects, products and/or machines.
  • Initiate cross-border contacts and co-operations.
  • Find new business partners.
  • Get latest information on research findings.
  • Present, discuss and develop new projects.

Target visitor groups

The target visitor groups are business people, purchase managers, decision makers, business development managers and entrepreneurs of cosmetics & beauty industries, wellness industry & functional food, nutraceutical producers, food and catering service chains, bio & plant-based pharmaceutical industries, lifestyle & spa industries and local importers & suppliers.
The target visitors are invited from North America, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and Japan, the global hubs for the consumption and import of MAPs. In addition MAP EXPO 2017 welcomes visitors from other countries with special interests in traditional or modern applications from MAPs.
You can register here



Following MAP-products are part of the Matchmaking MAP EXPO 2017:

  • Raw materials (fresh or dried plants, herbs, spices, algae, seaweeds).
  • Plant derivatives for food, pharma and/or fragrance industries (essential oils, resins, powder herbal material, gels, tinctures, syrups, fatty oils, fresh juices, ....).
  • Active ingredients in herbs.
  • Specialty plant-based chemicals.
  • Food supplements & nutraceuticals.
  • Cosmetics & medicinal base materials.


Hosted Buyer Program

MAP EXPO also organizes a hosted matchmaking buyer program on Wednesday, March 29th. This hosted matchmaking buyer program is organized for exhibitors and visitors interested in receiving more value-addded services.



closed since 29 Mar 2017
Registration 23 Dec – 29 Mar
Meeting Selection 1 Mar – 29 Mar
Event 30 Mar
Language English
Costs Free of charge; entrance ticket to the Map-Expo 2017 needs to be purchased separately
Venue Beursgebouw Eindhoven
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 64
Meetings 130
Belgium 5
Bosnia-Herzegovina 2
Bulgaria 3
Canada 1
Curaçao 2
Cyprus 1
Czech Republic 2
Egypt 1
France 2
Germany 6
Greece 5
Hungary 2
India 2
Latvia 3
Morocco 2
Netherlands 23
Poland 1
Russia 1
Spain 1
Switzerland 1
Turkey 1
Total 67
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