Registration Open: Register today for your free ticket to Food Matters Live 2017

Food Matters Live is pleased to announce Match - a new matchmaking service offering exhibitors and visitors the opportunity to pre-arrange meetings at Food Matters Live.

Match provides an opportunity for food and drink manufacturers, ingredients suppliers, retailers, research centres, universities, distributors, importers, exporters, business services, packaging suppliers, branding agencies and health professionals to identify potential partnerships across the food and drink supply chain in the UK and internationally.

It also includes a dedicated Meet the Buyer programme where buyers from retailers and foodservice will be looking for innovative companies who meet their business needs in the UK and internationally.


  • Better-for-you food and drink manufacturing
  • Key growth categories in health and wellbeing including:
    - healthy snacking
    - free-from
    - natural and organic
    - vegan
  • Natural and functional ingredients
  • Research and development / food science
  • Imports and exports
  • Future food technology and processes
  • Sustainability
  • Business advisory services
  • Accelerator programmes and new business models
  • Packaging design and innovation
  • Marketing and brand management




Premium Business Base

The Premium Business Base provides bespoke branded tables with space for up to four people, including WiFi, electricity and secure storage space. Bookings can be made for a half or full day. You can use the base to book meetings with existing clients, and search for new clients through this Match service.

Premium Business Base - half day: £750 + VAT

Premium Business Base - full day: £1,400 + VAT


Meet the Buyer

A dedicated Meet the Buyer programme will run throughout the three days of Food Matters Live, bringing together buyers from retail and foodservice looking for innovative products. 

  Exhibitors Non-exhibitors
1-5 meetings £150 + VAT £190 + VAT
6-10 meetings £300 + VAT £380 + VAT
11+ meetings £500 + VAT £600 + VAT


How to get involved:

Visitors and exhibitors can register via an online portal, which will be launched in early July.

For more information, please contact:

Shelley Dowsett
+44 (0) 20 3735 5964

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