Fantastic opportunity to meet Scotland’s world renowned food and drink suppliers

Showcasing Scotland is an exclusive opportunity for buyers to meet Scottish food and drink producers and explore future trade partnerships as part of a pre-arranged meeting programme.

Influential buyers from the UK and key international markets who have a strong interest in trading with Scotland and developing their food and drink offering are being invited to attend.

You will have the opportunity to meet with a wide range of innovative quality food and drink suppliers from our leading categories, including Salmon and Seafood; Whisky, Spirts and Craft Ale; Red Meat; Bakery; Dairy; Produce and Premium Grocery. Participating suppliers will range from local artisan producers with fabulous stories to tell, to some of Scotland’s largest national brands and major food manufactures.

As a buyer, you will have access to an online diary to allow you to view company profiles, request 1:1 meetings and arrange appointments to fill your itinerary. You will attend meetings throughout the duration of your attendance, and have the opportunity to participate in a full programme of activity, including networking drinks and dinner, and curated producer visits – a chance to see Scotland and its’ produce at its best.

“What a great event! We found some fantastic suppliers, and are very excited about working with some of them going forward.  It was great to meet and share insights with other buyers too, which I found extremely useful.  Not only that, but to be in such wonderful surroundings, at such a well-run event – we were very impressed.  All trade fairs and meet the buyer events should be like this in the future!
UK Buyer, Tourism Sector
“Please pass along my thanks to all involved and who made this time very well planned and highlighted just how enthusiastic we should all be about Food and Drink from Scotland!”
USA Buyer, Importer

Getting to Gleneagles

Complimentary accommodation at Gleneagles, and airport transfers in Scotland is available.

Buyers from overseas markets will be offered a flight subsidy, subject to T&C’s.  Support of local Scottish Development International colleague to help arrange your visit and maximise the opportunities, is also available.

What are the key steps?

  • Buyers receive personal invitation from local market contact. If you’re a UK buyer this is Scotland Food & Drink and for international buyers this is Scottish Development International
  • You will be notified by email and directed to the registration portal
  • Upload Buyer Profile on the website for companies to view
  • Diary Opens: Companies and Buyers select who they wish to meet
  • Meeting Schedule: Face-to-face meetings confirmed
  • Showcasing Scotland: Attend Meet the Buyer event at Gleneagles

Further information will be available upon registration.

Register your interest here

Showcasing Scotland is a fantastic opportunity for buyers and sellers to meet, make new connections and grow their businesses over an intense two day period.

Closing date for company applications – Friday 30th June

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