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Fine Food Digest Logo

Fine Food Digest is read by independent delicatessens, farm shops, food halls and speciality food buyers in multiple retailers, cooperatives, symbol groups, cash & carries and speciality food producers.

Food & Drink Business Logo

FOOD & DRINK BUSINESS EUROPE is the senior management magazine, website and newsletter for food and drink manufacturers in the UK and Europe. Over 24,700 copies are circulated to key decision-makers with responsibility for purchasing capital equipment, engineering, filtration, raw materials, logistics, IT, and packaging services.

Food and Drink International Logo

Food & Drink International’s mix of authoritative news and strong opinion has made it a must read publication for over twenty years. Not only is the magazine read by some 63,000 decision makers at leading food and drink companies across the UK and Europe, but it is also published online and distributed at numerous leading exhibitions.

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IFCR has been providing saturation coverage of the forecourt industry in Ireland since 1994.The only publication for the sector, IFCR is published by-monthly in print and digitally with a circulation of 4,500 and is received by oil companies, symbol groups, managers and proprietors of every garage forecourt and convenience store in Ireland.


As experts in business, FSB offer members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. Their mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.

Hospitality Review NI Logo

Hospitality Review NI has been the definitive business-to-business guide to the issues, news and views of the licensed, catering, hospitality and tourism sectors within Northern Ireland for over three decades.

Hospitality Ulster

Hospitality Ulster is an industry body for pubs, bars, hotels and restaurants in Northern Ireland. Not just a trade body, we are YOUR trade body. 

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Licensed and Catering News are the official publishers of the IFEX and Meat@IFEX Showguide.

For more than 70 years, Licensed & Catering News (LCN) has been regarded as the voice of Northern Ireland’s hospitality, leisure and tourism industries. First published in 1940, LCN has an audited printed monthly circulation of almost 5000 copies and has established itself as a trusted and informative source of reliable industry-specific information to the trade.

Meat Trades Journal Logos

Established in 1888, Meat Trades Journal has been at the forefront of delivering meat industry news for 130 years and continues to lead the field with a portfolio including a monthly magazine, a website updated daily and top industry events.

neighbourhood retailer

The champion of the independent grocery industry in Northern Ireland for the past 20 years, Neighbourhood Retailer is the authoritative voice of the industry. Published monthly in print and digitally and with a printed circulation of 5000, the digital magazine goes to a further 4,500.

Ulster Grocer Logo

Covering all aspects of the trade from production to processing and supply, with a particular focus on retailing, Ulster Grocer offers an authoritative and comprehensive insight to the grocery trade in Northern Ireland.

RAI Logo

The Restaurants Association of Ireland was formed in 1970 with the initial goal of forming a strong lobby that would represent the industry at Government level on issues of importance to the Irish restaurant industry. Nine branches were formed around the country, all of which still exist today.

Retail NI

Retail NI (previously NIIRTA) is Northern Ireland's only locally based retail and wholesale business organisation which provides professional advice and gives a voice to the independent sector at the NI Assembly and Westminster.

Awards Partner


If you're interested in sponsorship opportunities for IFEX 2018, please contact:

Caroline McCusker
Event Manager 
T: +44 (0)28 904 31000

What the industry says about IFEX…

"IFEX provided us with a great platform to launch our new FoodCheck solution into the Irish market." Ciaran Gallagher, Marketing, Kelsius


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