This milestone event offers a unique opportunity for industry professionals to reflect on six decades of groundbreaking innovations while eagerly anticipating the future of the food sector.

With anticipation building, SIAL Paris 2024 is poised to host over 7,500 exhibitors representing more than 130 countries, with an impressive 75% of attendees expected to be international visitors. Renowned as the premier event for food industry players worldwide, the upcoming edition promises to be an unparalleled gathering of global innovators, thought leaders, and decision-makers.

In the coming weeks, a special program will be unveiled, further enriching the SIAL experience. Throughout the five-day event, the food ecosystem will pulsate with vitality and conviviality, both within the convention center and throughout Paris, featuring activities that capture the essence of the culinary world.




Under the theme “Own the Change,” SIAL 2024 aims to galvanize industry professionals to embrace ongoing transformations and tackle global food challenges. This collective movement will be fueled by showcasing exhibitors’ CSR initiatives and highlighting expertise through initiatives like SIAL Insights, a biennial analysis of industry trends, SIAL Innovation, offering a glimpse into future developments, and SIAL Start-Up, which will feature twice as many promising start-ups in 2024, including early-stage concepts.



Among the key highlights will be a new exhibitor booth arrangement. To improve the visitor experience, SIAL acknowledges 80% of visitors have expressed their wish to see the stands organized by product type in order to make more efficient rounds. The new floor plan will group exhibitors by theme.








In terms of representation, France and Italy are vying for the top spot, with Italy currently leading in exhibition space, boasting over 16,000 square meters. Notably, China returns with vigor, showcasing more than 6,000 square meters of pavilions, while Ukraine and India demonstrate their growing influence on the global stage.

Several countries from Africa will also be prominently featured, with dedicated pavilions in Hall 5a. Expectations are high for a greater representation compared to previous editions, with Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal already confirming their participation, underscoring the event’s commitment to inclusivity and diversity within the industry.

Adding to the excitement, first-time participants from Uganda, Libya, and Iraq will make their debut, further enriching the cultural tapestry of SIAL Paris. Additionally, stalwart contenders such as the USA and Spain are gearing up for an unforgettable presence at this landmark edition.


With an estimated attendance of 285,000 professionals, including 8,000 major buyers wielding a combined purchasing power of 50 billion euros, SIAL Paris offers unparalleled visibility and business opportunities on the global stage. Moreover, the event serves as a cornerstone of culinary diplomacy, with over 100 official delegations expected to grace the occasion.


  • 83% of purchasers agreed to transactions on-site or after the SIAL
  • 9/10 visitors consider the SIAL strategic for their companies
  • More than 400,000 products exhibited and 7,500 exhibitors expected



Exhibitors and visitors are encouraged to plan their visit in advance, as interest in the event is exceptionally high. Registration for exhibitors is currently open, with 90% of the exhibition space already reserved. For exhibitor inquiries and registration, please contact or call +33 (0)1 76 77 13 33.

For visitors, ticket sales will commence in mid-April. To receive notifications about ticket sales, please visit the official website.

SIAL Paris 2024 promises to be a landmark event, celebrating six decades of innovation, diversity, and excellence in the global food industry. Join us as we embark on this extraordinary journey into the future of food.

Contact for more information:

Katerina Manali

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About SIAL

Organized by Comexposium, SIAL Paris is the largest food industry trade fair in the world. A business generator, every two years it provides unique insights into trends and opportunities in the sector. The event is part of the SIAL Network, the world’s largest network of food and drink trade fairs. Through eleven regular events (SIAL Paris, SIAL Canada in Montreal and Toronto, SIAL in China / Shanghai and Shenzhen, SIAL Interfood in Jakarta, SIAL in India / New Delhi, Food & Drinks Malaysia by SIAL à Kuala Lumpur, Gourmet Selection by SIAL, Cheese and Dairy Products and Djazagro in Algiers), the network brings together 17,000 exhibitors and 700,000 professionals from 205 countries.


About Comexposium

Comexposium organizes more than 150 events for professionals and the general public in more than ten business sectors (agriculture and food, retail and digital, fashion and accessories, leisure, and so on). The group puts 48,000 exhibitors in contact with 3.5 million visitors, 365 days per year. Initiating experiences and encounters among individuals, Comexposium enables its communities to remain connected all year round through its events (SIAL, All4Pack, Paris Retail Week, One to One E-commerce, Foire de Paris, Rétromobile, and many more) and associated content through effective, targeted omnichannel drivers.