16 December 2021 – SIAL India and Vinexpo India hosted their first exhibit in New Delhi from 9th – 11th December 2021 at Pragati Maidan. The show, which was one of its first kind in India in the B2B space, was jointly organized by InterAds Exhibitions, Comexposium and Vinexposium.
The Government of Meghalaya partnered SIAL India for this edition which was inaugurated by Ms. Amanda Strohan, Deputy High Commissioner Embassy of Canada, Mr. Matthias Radosztics, Deputy Head of Mission at the Austrian Embassy, Mr. Eric Fajole, Trade Commissioner and Director of Business France for South Asia Embassy of Paris, and Mrs. Rebecca Suchiang, Chief Secretary of Meghalaya.The three days of show had 119 exhibitors, 80 B2B meetings and saw over 7500 visitors from across Delhi-NCR.
The show hosted interesting masterclasses with experts from the F&B industry. An exceptional program of culinary events: demonstrations, live cooking classes with renowned chefs such as Mr.Manjit Gill, President, IFCA hosted a cooking demo of forgotten Indian recipes whereas Chef Manisha Bhasin hosted a cooking demo for sustainable cooking. The maiden Vinexpo India show in Delhi had participation from 15 wine and spirit companies. The exhibitors included the only dedicated State Wine Board in the country, the Karnataka Wine Board.
“It’s been a wonderful experience with SIAL. We have been recognised and able to meet with different people to introduce our products. Thanks to SIAL for choosing us and shortlisting our products. We are also proud to be the bronze prize winner of the SIAL Innovation Awards”, said a spokesperson of Condor, an exhibitor at the show.
Kartie, a winemaker from Mizoram said, “Vinexpo India has been a great experience! The masterclass has proven to be truly beneficial. The event has been truly informational and knowledgeable. Looking forward to more events like this in the coming years.”
The show hosted a program of masterclasses and tastings for the visitors. Throughout the 3 days, besides the cooking demos, there were Hosted Buyer Meeting, Conferences, Award Shows and Vinexpo Challenge.
Vinexpo India will now co-locate with SIAL India next on 10-12 May, 2022 in Mumbai, the economic capital of India and a major gateway for international trade. Mumbai’s economy is growing fast and its wine and spirits market is booming with a potential of 300 million consumers.
Rodolphe Lameyse, CEO of Vinexposium, commented “The success of the first edition of Vinexpo India in New Delhi encourages us to open doors to more territories in India. I am very much thrilled by the perspectives of launching Vinexpo India in Mumbai as soon as May 2022, it is an important milestone for the future.”
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About Vinexpo India
The launch and establishment of Vinexpo India in 2021 was a first for the global wine and spirits industry. This B2B event is designed to connect producers from around the world with distribution and retail players in a market with strong potential. Vinexpo India is drawing on Vinexposium’s high standards, coupled with close collaboration with its local partner Inter Ads Exhibition and hosted in co-location with SIAL India, the global B2B platform dedicated to the food industry.
Owned jointly by Comexposium and Vinexpo Holding, Vinexposium is the world’s leading organizer of wine and spirits trade events. Vinexposium offers an enhanced range of high-performance events, tailored to different market segments, with a portfolio of iconic and recognized events: Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris, Vinexpo America, Drinks America, Vinexpo Hong Kong, WOW! Meetings, Symposium “Act for change”, Vinexpo Shanghai, Vinexpo India and WBWE Amsterdam, as well as Vinexpo Explorer and World Wine Meetings.