This year the 4th edition of VIV MEA will be co-located with HORTI AGRI NEXT (HAN) MEA. From the 20th until the 22th of November, the ADNEC exhibition center in Abu Dhabi will be transformed into an industry worth platform of trade, information and networking. The international event focusing on the entire food chain from seed to food, makes a perfect match showcasing the latest products, innovations, and advancements in horticultural food production, landscaping, controlled environment practices, environmental conservation, and agriculture.
HAN MEA aims to bring together industry professionals and experts from around the world to exchange ideas, knowledge, and expertise in the fields of arable land planting, crop harvesting and processing, land and water resource management, and cutting-edge enhancing technologies.
Step into the world of HAN!
The newly-launched HAN MEA 2023 – a pivotal event in the agricultural landscape in a region marked by diverse climates and unique challenges, is setting the ground to become a hub for innovations and sustainable practices that are reshaping both arable and indoor agriculture. VIV MEA holds the premiere, being the host of the first of the HAN global event series. HAN MEA, combines a high-profile conference program with an exhibition area, introducing the seed and feed to food value chain next to VIV MEA.
From Feed & Seed to Food
VIV MEA is the leading animal husbandry show in the Middle East, strongly business driven, and aiming to unite professionals from around the world. With an impressive gathering of 500 exhibitors from 50+ countries, displaying a diverse array of cutting-edge products and solutions. VIV MEA and HAN MEA present an enriched conference program, covering the latest trends in dairy, fish, poultry, eggs, cattle, calves, goat, camels ànd agriculture.
Next to the trade show floor, visitors are welcome to join the conference program. Entailing high-interest conferences, seminars, and panel discussions, with a variety of topics, the aim is to offer a program that suits many information needs. A key highlight in the program is the centrally staged FoodTech Transition Square’s conference program, where a systems approach for greenfield development towards food self-sufficiency in the UAE and neighboring countries will be presented. Key speakers include a.o. ADAFSA, sharing Abu Dhabi‘s food strategy, the Dutch Inspiration seminar series focusing on circularity and mineral loop closure, and the AgritectureXchange panel discussions, with high-level industry speakers from the GCC.
Prepare yourself for HAN MEA
When visiting HAN MEA and VIV MEA, be prepared to meet, get informed and know your way around. With over 500 exhibitors, the VIV Connect app helps you to find your way, so you won’t miss out on any business and networking opportunities. The conference program is mostly free to attend, making sure you have access to the information that supports your business, without barriers.
HAN MEA and VIV MEA, open doors from 10:00 until 18:00 on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st November and from 10:00 until 17:00 on the 22nd November. All information about the show, the exhibitors, the conference program, the VIV Connect app and travel & stay can be found on the website www.vivmea.nl