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When is IFE 2025?

IFE, International Food & Drink Event, takes place 17 - 19 March 2025 at ExCeL London. 

The opening times are: 

Monday 17 March: 10:00 - 17:00        

Tuesday 18 March: 10:00 - 17:00

Wednesday 19 March: 10:00 - 16:00*
*Please note: last entry on Wednesday will be from 15:00.

Where is IFE?

ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL

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I am interested in exhibiting, who can I contact?

If you interested in exhibiting, please fill in this short form and one of our commercial team will be in touch with you shortly. 

Who can attend?

This is a business-to-business event for professionals and buyers to source the latest products and innovations from across the food and drink sector. 

We do not permit entry to anyone under the age of 18. You may be asked to show proof of age upon entry of the event, we reserve the right to request proof of age at any time during the event. 

Can students attend IFE?    

No, IFE is a business-to-business event for buyers to source the latest products and innovations from across the food and drinks sector. We do not invite junior members of staff because the event is not relevant to them and with this in mind, we unfortunately cannot provide access for students. 

We reserve the right to request proof of business (i.e. a scan of your business card, copies of invoices etc) before issuing a badge. 

Can I bring a child with me?

Unfortunately, as this is an industry only event, we do not permit entry to anyone under the age of 18. 

If you need child care for the event, ExCeL London have a nursery on-site. Find out more here

How do I get tickets? 

IFE is free-to-attend for any food and drink professionals. Registration opens three months before the event so in the meantime you can sign up to our newsletter here to be notified once registration is live.

What does my pass give me access to?

IFE is part of Food, Drink & Hospitality Week which unites IFE Manufacturing, The Pub ShowHRC and International Salon Culinaire. Your pass grants you access to all of these events across all 3 days.

Your pass will give you unrivalled access to touch, taste, and sample the latest innovative products from around the world, listen and learn from our incredible line-up of speakers, plus meet and reconnect with industry peers.

To find out more about what IFE has to offer and news on the event, why not subscribe to our newsletter.  

Do I need to specify what day I will be visiting when I register?    

No, your pass grants you access to all days of the event.

Is WiFi available?

ExCeL London provides free and fast WiFi to all attending. It is suitable for browsing, social media, and email. All you need to do is when arriving at the venue just sign in to '_ExCeL FREE WiFi' using their standard log in, or via LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter. And you’re ready to post away.

Don't forget to tag our pages @IFE­_Event (Twitter) or @ife_event (Instagram) in your posts with #IFE25

Is parking available?

Yes, there is onsite parking available. Visit ExCeL London Parking Map to see the parking available to you. 

Find out more about parking costs and accessibility here.

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