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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The U.S. debut of a long-established international food and beverage industry trade show could make Las Vegas a magnet for foodies and food product retailers, distributors and wholesalers, event producers and tourism officials said.
An announcement Tuesday by Emerald Holding Inc. and Comexposium, owner of the SIAL brand of worldwide food shows, was timed as a topper to Emerald’s ongoing International Pizza Expo now at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
“This partnership underscores the ever-increasing importance of creating a single event for the food industry,” Jessica Blue, Emerald executive vice president, said in a statement.
SIAL, for Salon International de L’Alimentation, has a 50-year history and says it draws some 16,000 exhibitors and 700,000 visitors from 200 countries to 10 shows in France, Canada, China, India, Indonesia, Algeria and the United Arab Emirates.
“We plan to bring a new international food exhibition to life in Las Vegas to enable comprehensive sourcing of new products,” said Nicolas Trentesaux, SIAL Network Global CEO. “We look forward to welcoming guests to share our vision, and spark new and exciting connections in the food industry.”
The announcement hosted by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority puts the
DINWIDDIE – Tomorrow, at the Dinwiddie Airport, “Wings & Wheels” rolls in…or should I say flies in.
If you’re looking for a fun event, you’re invited to feast your eyes on some fabulous plane and vehicle exhibits, enjoy delicious local fare, listen to live music, and take a walk through space in a VR tent.
It is a family-friendly, non-alcoholic community event.
The WWII Spitfire War Bird flight will be at 2:30 p.m., and the Skyraider flight will be at 4:30 p.m.
‘Sutherland’ filmed in Dinwiddie County:Civil War-era home Pleasant Level: Set for grandson’s horror flick
Spectrum Band plays 12 – 2 p.m., and County Seat Band plays 3 – 4 p.m. and 5 – 6 p.m. The virtual reality experience is from 1 – 5 p.m.
The inaugural event takes place Saturday, August 14 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The rain date is Sunday, August 15.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for military, seniors, first responders, and children 12 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or click here.
Dinwiddie Airport is located at 6775 Beck Chappell Dr. in North Dinwiddie. Click here for car show registration and more information.