Given the concerns of the sector by the current international situation and to ensure a fair edition
Fira de Barcelona has decided to move to the next September the joint celebration of the Banquet Food Y Hostelco, initially provided the 20 al 23 April at the Gran Via. Given the current international situation has taken this step in order to ensure a great edition for exhibitors and visitors, from many countries of the world.
Given the concerns of the sector by the international context, the organizing committee of Food and organizing Hostelco (formed by some of the leading companies in the sector in Spain), They have seen fit to postpone their celebration day 14 al 17 of the upcoming September, thus ensuring the realization of a great edition with maximum commercial expectations, networking and participation of international visitors and buyers.
The director general of Fira de Barcelona, Constantine Serrallonga, explained that "Although hiring space is almost full, We have taken this decision after a thorough assessment of the situation and listen to the sector, whom we thank for their support, in order to ensure better development of such an important event, international reference, and after to have other suitable dates on our fair calendar ".
In this way, Food preparation and Hostelco, organized by Alimentaria Exhibitions, Fira de Barcelona society, They continue to develop intensively from the commercial point of view, planning activities, presentation of new products and expectations of participation with the foresight to occupy, Another edition, almost all of the Gran Via. Both rooms together make up one of the major international platforms for food industry, gastronomy and hospitality equipment, more than 4.500 exhibiting companies, 1.000 them from 70 countries, and near 150.000 visitors, a 30% international, from 156 countries.
Other events as scheduled
On the other hand, at this time the different events continue apace that the institution intends to organize this year in their enclosures Gran Via and Montjuïc, focusing on different areas and sectors. More exactly this month of March is celebrated Education Fair, Futura, Hall of Youth Employment and B-Travel.
Likewise, As to the other entities and European venues, the Barcelona exhibition company maintains close contact with health officials to monitor the evolution of the COVID-19 and established protocols, in accordance with the guidelines of both local authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO).
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