SIAL Shanghai

Shanghai New International Expo Center




SIAL Shenzhen

Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center




  • 245,000

    Show Area

  • 250,000+


  • 6,200+

    Global Exhibitors

SIAL Shanghai

The Shanghai New International Expo Center will host SIAL Shanghai from May 18-20, 2023. The exhibition area will span a vast expanse of 200,000 square meters, and it is anticipated that 5,000 exhibitors and more than 180,000 professionals from around the world will attend.

This year's show will feature eight Highlight Sectors, as well as national and regional pavilions.

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SIAL Shenzhen

The SIAL Shenzhen will be held at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center from September 2-4, 2024. The exhibition space will encompass 60,000 square meters, and it is anticipated that over 1,500+exhibitors will showcase, as well as 67,000 professionals from around the world will be present.

TThe exhibition will feature three highlight sectors, as well as national and regional pavilions.

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Show History

  • 2000

    The Comexposium Group brought their private brand, SIAL, to China for the first time. The Comexposium-SIAL team was responsible for hosting, booth selling, and operations.

  • 2004

    Comexposium-SIAL Co., Ltd. was officially incorporated. Since then, the company has started to explore the food and beverage market in China, heralding a fast-growing future for SIAL Shanghai.

  • 2005

    SIAL Innovation, the flagship event of SIAL Paris, made its Chinese debut during SIAL Shanghai and has remained a staple of SIAL Shanghai to this day. This has infused innovation into the DNA of the event.

  • 2007

    "Guest Country of Honor" was first introduced at SIAL Shanghai.

  • 2009

    5.The Chinese abbreviation "Zhongshizhan" appeared in official announcements for the first time.

  • 2012

    SIAL Becomes the largest food expo in Asia, with about 2,000 exhibitors and over 40,000 experts from all over the world in attendance.

  • 2014-2016

    By leveraging the Internet, the technical prowess of big data, and the synergy of our formidable seller-buyer resources, we launched the Match-Making system to increase trade opportunities and engaging experiences for the sector.

  • 2017

    Mauricio Macri, the former- Argentine President, who was in China for a state visit, attended the event. More than a hundred thousand professional visitors attended this edition, representing an increase of 31%.

  • 2019

    For the first time, SIAL Shanghai surpassed a total exhibition area of 200,000 square meters, welcomed exhibitors from more than 70 countries and regions, and maintained a record of a 1:1 ratio of foreign to local exhibitors. Several food expo world records were broken at this edition, which drew global attention.

  • 2021

    Starting in November, Comexposium-SIAL Co., Ltd. became one of the organizers of SIAL Shanghai.

  • 2023

    2023 SIAL Shanghai reached new heights: 107 countries and regions, 4,500+ exhibitors, 300,000 exhibits, 175,527 F&B professionals

About Us

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SIAL is the French acronym for "Salon International De L'Alimentation," which translates to "International Food Exhibition" in English, and "Xiya" is its Chinese phonetic name. SIAL is the private brand of Comexposium Group, the fourth-largest exhibition organizer in the world, and was founded in 1964 in Paris. SIAL global shows are held annually in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Paris, Montreal, Toronto, Las Vegas, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, and Jakarta, amongst other cities. The events have grown to become "the world's largest food and beverage exhibition series," providing a significant platform for F&B companies around the world to express opinions and promote values. Comexposium Group introduced SIAL to China in 2000 in an effort to improve the country's food industry. With nearly 60 years of international branding and 24 years of operating in the Chinese market, SIAL China has established two significant F&B exhibitions: SIAL Shanghai and SIAL Shenzhen. SIAL Shanghai has become "Asia's largest food & beverage show," and SIAL Shenzhen will be branded as "SIAL World Exhibition Interfacing with World Landmarks," attracting global attention to the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

Exhibition Service

  • SIAL Connect

  • SIAL Private Domain

  • Socia Media Matrix

  • Keep-Go

  • Match Making

Media Center

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Global Partners

Media Partners

SIAL Shenzhen is expected on 2nd - 4th September 2024!