Join the top buyers at SIAL Paris and seize the exclusive benefits during your complimentary visit to the international food trade show.
By participating in this programme dedicated to key decision-makers in the agri-food industry, you join the global community of SIAL top buyers and benefit from exclusive advantages.

To be eligible for the programme, you must have clear purchasing intentions, be a decision-maker for food product purchases for your company, and meet certain criteria specific to the exhibition, including:

  • Working in the fields of import-export, retail and trade, catering, industry and food processing, or services.
  • Holding positions such as: CEO, Store Director, Purchasing Manager-Buyer, or Category Manager.


Your benefits as top buyer:

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Before the exhibition

Get your free entry for all 5 days of the exhibition and benefit from our concierge service starting 3 weeks before the event.

Take advantage of our dedicated hotline to prepare your visit

During the exhibition

  • Welcome package

Take advantage of our complimentary shuttle service (round trip to Paris) and priority entrance line designed for you to access the exhibition quickly.

  • Premium services

Access the VIP Club where you can enjoy the lounge for your meetings, take a break, and enjoy a light catering offer throughout the day. Prepare your meetings in advance with your exclusive access to the VIP Club 1 hour before the opening of the exhibition. Benefit from priority services such as concierge, baggage drop-off, cloakrooms...

  • Events

Be present at the exhibition's happenings including the 60th anniversary of SIAL Paris! Don't miss out on exclusive networking & entertainment moments designed to enhance your visit to SIAL Paris.

  • Stay inspired

Access the SIAL Summits conference programme for free (registration required). Also, enjoy a visit to our SIAL Innovation & SIAL Taste inspiration spaces.

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After the exhibition

Stay informed with detailed trend reports related to the industry through SIAL Insights notebooks and private replays of SIAL Summits conferences.

Be integrated into the global community of SIAL Network's top buyers and access the 11 exhibitions within the Network under VIP or top buyers status (subject to conditions specific to each exhibition).

3 reasons to take part in the top buyers programme:

  1. Enjoy a premium comfort package, designed for you before, during, and after SIAL Paris.
  2. Accelerate your business! Benefit from privileged status at the exhibition and access a wide range of business opportunities by meeting with the players who are shaping the future of the food industry.
  3. Propel yourself into the future of food! With 7,500 exhibitors, of which 82% offer innovations every year, SIAL Paris takes you towards discoveries. Through comprehensive offerings and inspiring activities such as SIAL Innovation,SIAL Talks, SIAL Summits, SIAL Taste, SIAL Insights, etc., dive into tomorrow’s food trends.


Joining the programme

Are you interested in joining the top buyers programme? To apply, please take a few minutes to fill out our form.

Our dedicated team will respond to you as soon as possible.

Submitting your application to the top buyers programme does not guarantee acceptance. The organization reserves the right to refuse your application.