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15 - 17 March 2020

Egypt International Exhibition Center, Cairo, Egypt

Hosted Buyer Programme 2020

Explore Real Business Opportunities with our Hosted Buyer Programme


Africa Food Manufacturing in collaboration with the Egyptian Export Council for Printing & Packaging, is organizing a hosted buyers program as part of its 9th Edition taking place in Cairo from the 15th – 17th March 2020. The program is designed to connect food & beverage suppliers with top buyers from Africa and the Middle East seeking to collaborate and expand their business by signing agreements on the spot which guarantees a match making opportunity that is both cost effective and time efficient for you and your organization.

Hosted buyers who fit the above criteria are required to complete the registration form and provide a list of their required purchases by Thursday, February 20th, 2020 to: Farida.ElEhwany@informa.com

In addition to the below:


  • Your company brochure/profile in English
  • A copy of your valid passport
  • A signed and stamped letter on your company letterhead including the text below:(Co Name) ………………. delegates Mr./ Ms. (name)………………, (Position) …………... to attend Africa Food Manufacturing that will be held at the EIEC, Cairo, Egypt 15-17 March 2020.

    Mr. (name) ……………… hereby commits to attend the whole course of the event along with the B2B sessions and all other activities organized parallel to it.


    Onsite match-making meetings will be arranged accordingly based on your needs and budget. Meeting details will be provided to the hosted buyer in an email 2 weeks prior to the show.

  • You can download the AFM 2020 Hosted Buyer Form by clicking on the link below.


    Download AFM 2020 Form


    Who qualifies for the programme?

    • Purchasing Manager
    • Owner
    • Managing directors
    • Purchase director
    • Senior-level Purchase Specialist
    • Distributors and Traders
    *Who have not visited Africa Food Manufacturing since 2017 and is not participating as an exhibitor in 2020. Buyers should have a direct authority to place orders, source new products, or have a significant influence on purchasing decisions.


    Hosted Buyer Benefits

    Benefits for Exhibitors

    • Free participation for Africa Food Manufacturing exhibitors.
    • Reserve meetings with pre-qualified buyers and distributors prior to the exhibition.
    • Face to face meetings with senior decision-makers, budget holders who are responsible for the purchasing for their organisations, at buyer lounge.

    Interested in Becoming a Hosted Buyer?

    Hosted buyers who fit the above criteria are required to complete the registration form and provide a list of their required purchases by Thursday, February 20th, 2020 to: Farida.ElEhwany@informa.com

    In addition to the below:


  • Your company brochure/profile in English
  • A copy of your valid passport
  • A signed and stamped letter on your company letterhead including the text below:(Co Name) ………………. delegates Mr./ Ms. (name)………………, (Position) …………... to attend Africa Food Manufacturing that will be held at the EIEC, Cairo, Egypt 15-17 March 2020.

    Mr. (name) ……………… hereby commits to attend the whole course of the event along with the B2B sessions and all other activities organized parallel to it.


    Onsite match-making meetings will be arranged accordingly based on your needs and budget. Meeting details will be provided to the hosted buyer in an email 2 weeks prior to the show.

  • You can download the AFM 2020 Hosted Buyer Form by clicking on the link below.


    Download AFM 2020 Form


    Selection Process

    Successful applicants will be notified by email within two weeks from submitting the application.


    *subject to approval, exhibition team will review your application. If further information is required to support your application, we will contact you.

    Terms & Conditions

  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they are a senior decision maker, and / or budget holder who are responsible for the purchasing for their organisations. You are manufacturers, importers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers working in the following sectors: Food & Beverage Ingredients, Processions, Packaging and Logistics.
  • Applicants wishing to promote their products and sell to exhibitors or attendees will NOT be accepted into this programme
  • To qualify, the Buyers & Distributors must attend the event for at least 2 days (and complete a minimum of 6 verified meetings with show name exhibitors/sponsors per day. The project team will conduct a Commercial Check of your buying profiles and only selected buyers and distributors will be granted access to the Business Matchmaking Programme.