The World of Coffee Dubai 2023 Show Will Include More than 1,000 Enterprises and Brands from 30 Nations.
- Dec. 17, 2022
- FMCG HORECA BUSINESS
The second edition of the World of Coffee Dubai 2023 exhibition has received registrations from more than 1,000 international, regional, and local companies and brands from over 30 countries, surpassing the participation figures of the previous edition and demonstrating Dubai's status as the leading global hub for trade and business events.
The three-day event, organized by DXB Live, the integrated event management and experience agency of Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), and the worldwide Specialty Coffee Association, will take place in Za'beel 5 and 6 halls at DWTC from 11 to 13 January 2023. The World of Coffee Dubai is an annual gathering of coffee industry executives and specialists, including growers, merchants, brewers, distributors, SMEs, café owners, breweries, hotels, baristas, and coffee fans and connoisseurs from across the globe.
Creating Business Opportunities
Dubai continues to promote business prospects by organizing events that bring together industry leaders from a variety of areas, therefore fostering communication and cooperation between experts and professionals. This is consistent with Dubai's longstanding commitment to creating a conducive environment for businesses, investors, tourists, and residents. The presence of foreign specialists and professionals in Dubai's trade events demonstrates the faith of the international community in the city's central role in expanding regional and global commerce.
According to a recent report by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, retail coffee sales in the UAE reached AED3.6 billion in value and 28,400 tonnes in volume in 2015, representing a CAGR of 8.3% in value and 7.2% in volume between 2015 and 2020. According to a research from Dubai's Department of Economy and Tourism's Business Registration and Licensing division, there are now 615 coffee trade enterprises in Dubai, confirming the city's importance in this industry. In 2021, there was a 148% rise in the number of licenses granted compared to the previous year.
Globally Prominent Businesses and Brands
Due to Dubai's role as a crucial center for the coffee trade, the World of Coffee Dubai 2023 will showcase a number of regional and local businesses, as well as those located in the United Arab Emirates. These brands include, among others, Caffinated, Coffee Planet, BonCafe, Brewing Gadgets, Pennant Coffee Roasters, CoffeeDesk, Kerchanshe, La Marzocco Middle East, La Marquise, Arabic Coffee, Stree, and Kahraman. The International Trade Centre-Italy, Simonelli, Eureka, Fiorenzato, Gruppo Cimbali, Mazzer Luigi Spa, Rancilio Group SPA, and Gruppo Cimbali are among the most prominent Italian firms participating in the event. In addition to Anacafe, Finca El Morro, and others from Guatemala, the display will include Mullege and Eset Coffee from Ethiopia. At the event, Rwanda will have its own national pavilion, while about forty American corporations and brands have registered to participate.
Brazil, Greece, France, Colombia, Turkey, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Romania, Singapore, Qatar, Panama, Oman, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Jordan, Indonesia, India, Georgia, Denmark, Czech Republic, Bolivia, Belgium, Austria, China, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom are among the countries participating in the exhibition.
Participant Increase by a Factor of Two
In the previous year, the expo attracted over 6,000 business visitors. It is anticipated that the number of trade visitors will double this year owing to the rise in worldwide participation and the easing of travel restrictions.
Khalid Al Hammadi, Senior Vice President of DXB LIVE, said, "We are thrilled to see a rise in the number of participants for the second edition of World of Coffee Dubai, which will boost the variety of options for our guests." We expect the number of attendees to treble at this year's event, which will welcome coffee aficionados, professionals, and experts from across the globe to network and share their knowledge and skills on coffee commerce and preparation."
"In order to appeal to a wide variety of attendees, we have introduced new experiences to this year's show, such as coffee sampling and the opportunity to see skilled baristas preparing amazing drinks. The show will also include talks and workshops given by industry leaders, experts, and specialists on the coffee business, emphasizing industry trends and development prospects. There will be networking chances with professionals, speakers, experienced baristas, and micro-roasters at the show. It will also be a venue to sample, explore, and learn about various coffee brews,' stated Al Hammadi.
Activities and Experiences
Visitors to the event may participate in a variety of engaging events and activities. Volunteer baristas will make and serve tasty drinks at the exhibition's Brew Bar, where guests will be able to explore the world of coffee and sample delectable beverages. A Cupping Room will provide sampling, evaluation, and comparison of coffee varieties, as well as evaluation of the product's quality and potential. A Roasters Village will provide micro-roasters with the opportunity to interact with consumers who may taste roasted and brewed coffee. It will also highlight current advancements in coffee sourcing, processing, roasting, brewing, and distribution.