Irish Quality Food Awards (IQFA) Meet the Buyer on the Street at LIT, Thursday 23rd May 2019

On 23rd May 2019, 75 food and drink producers from all over Ireland will have the opportunity to showcase their products to a diverse range of buyers from across the food industry.

During the day food producers will have the chance to  pitch their products to the top buyers from Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK who are expected to attend. The event is trade only, so it is open only to buyers from across the food industry such as supermarket groups, food wholesalers, retailers, independent fine food shops, foodservice, development chefs, restaurant chefs and more. Buyers will be able to sample a huge range of the finest Irish produce and also meet the passionate, talented producers behind it.

There will also be break-out sessions during the day, hosted by the buyers, focusing on the different purchasing strategies employed by the multiples, the products that they are looking to stock in the future, as well as major issues facing the food industry today such as packaging.  Producers attending this event will also have be offered free entry for one of their products to the Irish Quality Food Awards 2019.

Local Enterprise Office Leitrim have reserved 3 spaces (max allowable) and we invite any business interested in participating to contact us as soon as possible to express their interest. If the event of over subscription, we will draw names out of a hat.

Please note the cost per participating business is €100. There will be mandatory training beforehand (organised locally) on how to maximise your attendance at the event; looking at the importance of branding, stand layout, literature and how your product is best presented and sampled.

If you wish to participate in this fantastic opportunity, please complete and return the expression of interest form accompanied by a print quality photo by 5th April at 5pm. 

If you would like to participate in this fantastic opportunity, please complete and return the expression of interest form accompanied by a print quality photo. The cost of participation is €100. Spaces limited. 

Click here to complete Expression of Interest

 

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