SIAL Paris

SIAL Paris in figures

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SIAL is the place to be for raising brand awareness and developing your business

The perfect springboard for success

With 21 exhibition sectors and food channels and 72% of attendees playing a decision making or prescribing role, and a very selective new Buyers Club, SIAL is the ideal marketplace for meeting with key contacts: mass retail purchasers, importers, wholesalers and distributors, hotel and catering buyers.

Exclusive new matchmaking services, fuelled with of 50 years’ experience of SIAL as business accelerator and latest IA development, will boost the quality of your meetings.

Our audience

  • More than 310,000 visits from 194 countries.
  • 73% of international visitors.
  • 89% satisfaction rate.*
  • 91% consider SIAL Paris to be an influential event.*
  • 92% intend to visit SIAL Paris 2020.*

*Source: SIAL Survey 2018

Our offer

  • 7 200 exhibitors from 119 countries.
  • 87% of international exhibitors.
  • 86% satisfaction rate.*
  • 95% consider SIAL Paris to be an influential event.*
  • 92% will participate again in SIAL Paris 2020.*

*Source: SIAL Survey 2018

An exceptional visibility during the show

2 045 journalists, over 6 500 media clippings, 18 million people reached by marketing campaigns, 25 postal and emailing campaigns, international communication campaigns in over 60 countries.


This striving for excellence, the events, the encounters with the different exhibitors make this show truly exceptional: at once convivial and, above all, profoundly inspirational.” 
Yannick Alléno
Star chef and patron of SIAL Paris 2018


Our events

SIAL Innovation

2,355 entries, 1,012 participating exhibitors, 801 selected products, 15 Awards, 3 medals. 
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Future Lab

This Future will be made tangible thanks to a triptych composed of an experiantial room, a rising start-ups space, and virtual reality applications.
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SIAL TV

14 interviews, 5 round tables, 58 pitchs.
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La Cuisine

4 starred chefs and 1 MOF in charge of the VIP restaurant, +700 starred box on take away, 16 demos by international chefs and cooking classes with renowned chefs.
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Alter’native food forum

26 conferences, 5 pitchs and 2 round tables, more than 1,700 participants.
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Institutional attendance 

  • 135 official delegations
  • 51 ambassadors
  • 40 foreign ministers

A few of the distinguished visitors in 2018:

Mr Didier Guillaume – French Minister of Agriculture and Food
Mr Luis Etchevehere – Secretary of State for agribusiness, Argentina
Mrs Harsimrat Kaur Badal – Minister of Food product processing, India
Mr Luis Medeiros Vieira – Portuguese Secretary of State for Agriculture and Food
Mr Vasileios Kokkalis – Secretary of State for the Development of Agriculture and Food, Greece
Mr Inam Karimov – Minister of Agriculture of Azerbaijan
Mr Richard Girardot – President of ANIA

Your participation to SIAL PARIS 2020

The application form for SIAL Paris 2020 is now available.