CAFÉX (2014 – Present)

Event: Caféx – the specialized trade fair for Café & Restaurant supplies, equipment, furnishings, designs & services.

Venue: Egypt International Exhibition Center (EIEC) Cairo, Egypt

Cycle: Annual

Organizers: Events Middle East

Founded: 2014

No. Of Sessions: 6

Caféx is EME’s household name (created, managed, promoted, implemented by EME)

Caféx is a specialized trade fair dedicated to the café & restaurant Industry held in the Egypt International Exhibition Center in Cairo, Egypt. The concept of Caféx was tailored specifically to cater to an ever-booming business sector in Egypt. Caféx is evolving to be the hub of the café & restaurant industry, becoming a business platform to networking and deal making. Connecting the industries’ suppliers with Owners & investors as well as paving the way for new entrants in the market.

Caféx has everything you need to start/develop your café or restaurant. From Consultants, designers & furniture suppliers to equipment & food & beverage supplies. Caféx is not just a trade fair with suppliers presenting their products & services; it is a place for education as well.

The Caféx Forum holds Lectures/Seminars/Workshops of issues & topics related to the industry tackling issues like food safety & hygiene, industry restrictions & regulations also success stories of established entrepreneurs & advise on the right way to start your business.

Caféx is also home to the Egyptian Barista Championship where Egypt’s best baristas compete for a chance to win the title of Best Barista in Egypt.

In 2019 EME launched HOTELIER EGYPT alongside Cafex unraveling

CAFEX & HOTELIER  

Caféx & Hotelier is Egypt’s Ultimate Hospitality Expo, featuring more than 120 key exhibitors covering the full spectrum of the Hospitality industry under one roof.  After the immensely successful 1st session of Hotlelier launched in 2019 merged with Caféx adding the Hotel & Resorts line to the equation, Caféx & Hotelier is now on it’s way to become the leading fair in the hospitality industry.

Exhibit Range

  • Food & Beverage
  • Professional Kitchen Equipment
  • Bar Equipment
  • Indoor/Outdoor Furniture
  • Tabletops, Glassware & Cutlery
  • Uniforms, Branding & Design
  • IT Solutions, Hardware & Software
  • Services
  • Contract Furniture
  • Linen & Professional textiles
  • Fitness, wellness & Spa
  • Swimming Pools
  • Amenities
  • Laundry
  • Hygiene & Cleaning
  • Interiors
  • Locks, Safes & Signage
  • Hard Scape & Land Scape
  • Security, fire systems

Visitors profile

  • Hotels & Resorts
  • Cafes & Restaurants
  • Chains & Supermarkets
  • F&B / Horeca Industry
  • Potential Horeca Investors
  • Clubs
  • Hospitals
  • Catering Companies
  • Airlines
  • Food Courts
  • Malls
Cropped Layout 2014
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Caféx 2014

Caféx is a specialized trade fair dedicated to the café & restaurant Industry held in the Egypt International Exhibition Center in Cairo, Egypt. The concept of Caféx was tailored specifically to cater to an ever-booming business sector in Egypt. Caféx is evolving to be the hub of the café & restaurant industry, becoming a business platform to networking and deal making. Connecting the industries’ suppliers with Owners & investors as well as paving the way for new entrants in the market.

  • Exhibition Space: 4000 sqm
  • No. Of Visitors: 6000
  • No. Of Exhibitors: 65
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Portofolio Cafex layout 2015 final
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Caféx 2015

Caféx is a specialized trade fair dedicated to the café & restaurant Industry held in the Egypt International Exhibition Center in Cairo, Egypt. The concept of Caféx was tailored specifically to cater to an ever-booming business sector in Egypt. Caféx is evolving to be the hub of the café & restaurant industry, becoming a business platform to networking and deal making. Connecting the industries’ suppliers with Owners & investors as well as paving the way for new entrants in the market.

  • Exhibition Space: 5000 sqm
  • No. Of Visitors: 7500
  • No. Of Exhibitors: 89
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Caféx 2016

Caféx is a specialized trade fair dedicated to the café & restaurant Industry held in the Egypt International Exhibition Center in Cairo, Egypt. The concept of Caféx was tailored specifically to cater to an ever-booming business sector in Egypt. Caféx is evolving to be the hub of the café & restaurant industry, becoming a business platform to networking and deal making. Connecting the industries’ suppliers with Owners & investors as well as paving the way for new entrants in the market.

  • Exhibition Space: 6000 sqm
  • No. Of Visitors: 9000
  • No. Of Exhibitors: 102
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Caféx 2017

Caféx is a specialized trade fair dedicated to the café & restaurant Industry held in the Egypt International Exhibition Center in Cairo, Egypt. The concept of Caféx was tailored specifically to cater to an ever-booming business sector in Egypt. Caféx is evolving to be the hub of the café & restaurant industry, becoming a business platform to networking and deal making. Connecting the industries’ suppliers with Owners & investors as well as paving the way for new entrants in the market.

  • Exhibition Space: 8000 sqm
  • No. Of Visitors: 1100
  • No. Of Exhibitors: 110
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Caféx 2018

Caféx is a specialized trade fair dedicated to the café & restaurant Industry held in the Egypt International Exhibition Center in Cairo, Egypt. The concept of Caféx was tailored specifically to cater to an ever-booming business sector in Egypt. Caféx is evolving to be the hub of the café & restaurant industry, becoming a business platform to networking and deal making. Connecting the industries’ suppliers with Owners & investors as well as paving the way for new entrants in the market.

  • Exhibition Space: 10000 sqm
  • No. Of Visitors: 12500
  • No. Of Exhibitors: 115
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Cafex & Hotelier 2019
Building on the success of Caféx over the past five years; EME is launching a concurrent trade fair titled “HOTELIER” as the ultimate hospitality expo. Egypt has always been a touristic destination and a reliable source of contract furniture, interiors, equipment & F&B for the region. Having Caféx & HOTELIER simultaneously provides the full exhibit range for the supply chain of the Horeca industry.
  • Exhibition Space: 10000 sqm
  • No. Of Visitors: 13000
  • No. Of Exhibitors: 123
The First Egyptian Manufacturer’s Medical Equipment Expo & Conference Main Image
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The First Egyptian Manufacturer’s Medical Equipment Expo & Conference (AUGUST 2017)

The First Egyptian Manufacturers Medical Equipment Expo & Conference was organized by EME for the Egyptian Federation Of Industries.

    EME managed the following:
  • Branding & Event Setup,
  • Booth Build up,
  • Account Handling & Communication,
  • Printing & Design,
  • Ushers,
  • Carpeting,
  • Catering,
  • Photography/Videography,
  • Stage Setup / Audio Visuals,
  • Venue Contracting.
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Al Guezira plaza Main image
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Al Guezira Plaza Events & Activations (September 2017 – January 2018)

EME organized the grand opening - Halloween themed event & the christmas special event for Al Guezira Plaza which is new mixed-use development in Sheikh Zayed City as well as handling the venue’s entertainment.

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The Egyptian Barista Championship (2014 – present) An EME brand

The EBC was created/developed/managed by EME in association with industry experts.

The EBC’s first session was launched as an activation in Cafex 2014 “The hub of the café & restaurant industry in Egypt”, becoming the first official national barista competition. Baristas all around Egypt competed for the first time to earn the title “Best Barista in Egypt”. The competition presented the industry the hidden talents of the country’s best baristas and has been going strong & constantly evolving since then.

  • Venue: Cafex Trade Fair,
  • Cycle: Annual,
  • Duration: 2 Days,
  • Participants: 12 – 15 finalists,
  • Judges: 4 sensory – 2 technical.

All finalists are given certificates of participation with their position. 1st , 2nd , 3rd places receive trophies – cash prizes – Sponsor prizes. 1st place winner is crowned as the ‘Best Barista in Egypt’

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Carnevale Main Image
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Carnevale (2016) an EME brand

Carnevale was created / managed / organized / implemented by EME.

The ultimate family gathering hosting an exhibition with various categories, food court, music stage & endless activities for all the family.

Carnivale Got it all ! Making it a complete family event ensuring that every member no matter the age has a marvelous time !

  • 50+ brands onboard to satisfy all shopping needs,
  • Complete interactive kids area providing endless entertainment for the little ones,
  • Music stage with ongoing performances throughout the event,
  • Food court that accommodates all tastes,
  • Bike Ride,
  • Treasure hunt,
  • Sports activities,
  • Art performances,
  • Clown Parade,
  • Eating Competitions,
  • Activations.
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