3 July 2012 ““ Xcel Centre, Darlington
A direct, effective event where suppliers from the food and drink industry can meet and sell to new buyers

The best day of selling you will ever have! “Meet the Buyer” enables food and drink companies to meet and sell to regional and national buyers who are all actively looking for new sources of supply. Registering for the event allows you to book private, face-to-face appointments with buyers of your choice. No more cold calls or wasted mailshots ““ just private meetings with the very people you want to speak to. Share in the success of this unique event.

We have been running food and drink Meet the Buyer events successfully for the past 16 years and as a result an estimated £27 million of new business has been generated in the past 7 years alone. In 2009, 58 supply companies negotiated business with buyers they met at our food and drink event resulting in contracts worth in the region of an estimated £6.8 million.
How the event works

Register your attendance today by calling 0191 426 6333 or email We will send your invoice and a list of the buyers attending along with their purchasing requirements
You select which companies you wish to meet and we will arrange your private appointments.

Meet and sell to your chosen buyers on the day

What food and drink products will the buyers be sourcing?
• Baby foods
• Beers, ciders, wines
• Bread & bakery products
• Cakes, biscuits
• Canned & bottled foods
• Cereal processing & preserving
• Chocolate & confectionery
• Convenience foods
• Dairy produce & eggs
• Delicatessen
• Desserts
• Dried food inc. Rice, pasta
• Ethnic foods
• Fish & seafood
• Fresh fruit & vegetables
• Health food
• Herbs & spices
• Ingredients
• Meat, poultry & game
• Organic produce
• Pastry & pastry goods
• Soft drinks & beverages
• Speciality & smoked foods
• Vegetarian products
• Waters/Wines/Spirits

Receive your £95 discount ““ reserve your place by Friday 22 June!
The normal standard fee to attend this unique event and conduct your private, one-to-one meetings with buyers of your choice is £195 +VAT. Deliciously Yorkshire members can receive a £95 discount if they book to attend the event no later than Friday 22 June.

In addition to your sales meetings you can opt to promote your company and products on an exhibition stand for £175 +VAT. (normally £275) If you would prefer to have a promotional stand at the event without pre-arranged meetings with the buyers the fee is £75 +VAT. (normally £125)
If you would like to book your place and share in the success from previous events please call Caroline Dowie on 0191 426 6333 or email

Over 20 buying organisations will attend this event. For an updated list of attendees:
Tel: 0191 426 6333