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 Gulfood 2007 – The 12th Gulf Food, Hotel and Equipment Exhibition and
                             Salon Culinaire
                         19 – 22 February 2007
         Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre

                                                          Organised by




                                                  Gulfood Project Team
            Elly Habt                  Bilal Al-Rais                Precilla D’Souza                     Anood Abdullatif
         Project Manager            Project Manager               Asst. Project Co-ord. Manager        Project Administrator
          T : +9714 308 6081        T: +9714 308 6062             T: +9714 308 6047                    T: +971 4 308 6968
          F: +9714 318 8607          F: +9714 318 8607            F: +9714 318 8607                    F: +971 4 318 8607
    E: elly.habt@dwtc.com      E: bilal.alrais@dwtc.com      E: precilla.dsouza@dwtc.com          E: anood.abdullatif@dwtc.com

For further information on Gulfood 2007 or 2008, please contact the team directly or visit our website:


                                               www.gulfood.com
Gulfood 2007 Facts & Figures:

   •   International & Trade Only Exhibition
   •   Gross Space: 50,295 sqm / Nett Space: 29,710 sqm
   •   40% growth in exhibition space
   •   Exhibitors from 76 countries
   •   1,539 direct exhibitors
   •   2,471 companies represented
   •   86% international exhibitors
   •   14% local exhibitors
   •   56 national pavilions
   •   60 % Food, Beverage & Ingredients
   •   40 % Foodservice & Catering Equipment, Packaging,
       Labeling & Food Processing Machinery, Supplies & Technology

Visitor Attendance Statistics:
   •   37,618 trade attendees from 143 countries
   •   40% came from outside of the UAE
   •   International Buying Delegations from over 30 countries
       including: Armenia, Canada, Egypt, India, Jordan, Kenya,
       Latvia, Malaysia, Morocco, Philippines, Russia, Sudan,
       Thailand, Tunisia, UK and USA.

Special Features:
   •   Emirates International Salon Culinaire – organised by
       the Emirates Culinary Guild (ECG), UAE’s association of
       professional chefs.
   •   Dubai International Food Safety Conference – organised by Dubai Municipality’s Public Health
       Department in association with Gulfood. The topics focused on crucial issues the food safety industry is facing
       today.
   •   Dubai Halal Industry Dialogue – organised by KaseDia/Halal Journal. An Interactive Seminar with an
       International Team of Halal Industry Experts.

Marketing Activities – Visitor Promotion:

   •   Gulfood 2007 has directly advertised in more than 30 countries
   •   Circulation reached 18,057,434 readers
   •   147 Gulfood 2007 adverts have been placed in the regional and international media
   •   Dedicated website for Gulfood 2007 (Total hits for January and February 2007 alone: 1,275,080
       (January: 499,760 hits and February: 775,320 hits)
   •   Media Attendees at Gulfood 2007: Over 300 journalists, reporters and editors from around the world
       attended Gulfood 2007.
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                                                 Gulfood 2008

                    Gulfood 2008 will take place from 24 – 27 February 2008
       Halls 1, 2, 3, 4, 4A, 5, 6, 7, 8, The Pavilion, Zabeel Hall, New: Sheikh Maktoum & Sheikh Rashid Halls