05 March 2024 » 07 March 2024
NEXT March, Northern Ireland’s premier retail, foodservice and hospitality event – IFEX 2024 – will return, opening its doors from Tuesday 5th to Thursday 7th March at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast and increasing its footprint, there’s set to be even more ingredients for a successful show than ever before
Attracting thousands of visitors from the hospitality and foodservice sectors, IFEX 2024 has just announced new industry partners who will be working with the show in the months ahead to ensure the event meets and exceeds the expectations of their members, including Retail NI who have pledged their support for the show.
From meeting new suppliers to learning from best practice and availing of expert advice, there’s exciting developments in store for the three-day event. Confirmed show attractions include Salon Culinaire Belfast, which comprises of the ChefSkills Theatre, the Great Taste Market and new for 2024, the NI Skills Hub, Spotlight Stage and the IFEX Master’s Arena which will showcase masterclasses, workshops, competitions and exhibitor tastings across the bakery, butchery and coffee sectors. IFEX will also play host to a trade only Coffee Festival, a first for the event that will feature the National Cup Tasters Competition, where over 30 coffee enthusiasts will put their skills to the test.
Glyn Roberts, Chief Executive of Retail NI comments: “For our retailers, we’re focused on delivering real solutions and guidance that will help members’ businesses move forward. We will be working with the team at IFEX to ensure there will be elements within the show beneficial to our members, features that will clearly demonstrate how they can maximise their profits and operate more efficient businesses. We’re hoping that as many members as possible will attend IFEX to visit our stand and to avail of this free event.”
Representing the needs of retailers, Retail NI will be at the event offering members advice on the very latest changes in legislation, practical steps to help business growth and be on hand to address any business issues.
Registration to IFEX 2024 is now open, visit www.IFEXexhibition.co.uk for more information and follow @IFEX_NI on social for show updates.