GulfHOST at Dubai World Trade Centre (21 – 25 Feb. 2021)

Gulfhost Logo CMYK

Orange Exhibition Management B.V. (OEM) will once again organise the Holland Pavilion at Gulfhost 2021, which will take place for the third time from 21 – 25 Nov. at the International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. OEM acts as the exclusive agent for the Netherlands.

  • Record increase of tourists and business trips, leading to more consumption. Dubai International Airport handles 10 million tourists and 50 million transit passengers per year!
  • The Arab Emirates are accessing the Arab and African markets and account for 61% of GCC trading volume. The World Bank estimates that the MENA food market will exceed US$ 1 trillion by 2030.
  • Dubai is the 3rd largest re-exporter in the world
  • 170+ hotels are currently under project with a total of 63,970 rooms. However, a further 3.8% of the hotels are expected to be built by 2022, with an additional 625,000 rooms.
  • The growth in the construction of hotels leads to 5,400 new food service outlets in the hotel sector.
    16,000+ F&B outlets and another 19,000 to be opened in 2019.
  • Food, Hospitality and HORECA markets grew in 2018 with US$ 25 bn double digit growth.

Gulfhost – a Gulfood Hospitality Equipment and Food Service Expo. The New Home of Hospitality for the MENA Region

The Gulfhost is the leading international trade fair in the Middle East in the field of Hospitality & Foodservice. Some facts about the exhibition in 2018: 18,606 visitors from 35 countries (41% are international, 59% are from the UAE). 400 exhibitors from 35 countries were represented. The exhibition covers an area of 22,000 m2.

The product sectors of the fair and where companies can sign up are:

  • Back of House
  • Front of House
  • Tableware
  • Café & Bar
  • Gelato & Bakery

Click here for the post show report of 2018. Here you will find more detailed information about visitors, market information etc.

Caroline Cramer
Managing Director

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Holland Pavillion Participants

We either could not display exhibitors yet for this exhibition, or exhibitors have been removed from past events.

Facts & Figures









Start date

February 21st, 2021

End date

February 25th, 2021

Opening details

Not yet announced


Dubai World Trade Centre
Sheikh Zayed Road, Trade Centre 2