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Mi., 20. Sept.


Lakeview, Park Hyatt Dubai

Foodpreneur Collective Networking - Dubai

Are you a Food & Beverage (F&B) industry professional based in Dubai and/or a MENA-based F&B startup visiting Dubai who is looking to expand to the region? RSVP now for our in-person “Foodpreneur Collective Networking - Dubai” at Lakeview, Park Hyatt Dubai, Baniyas Road (Dubai).

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Foodpreneur Collective Networking - Dubai
Foodpreneur Collective Networking - Dubai

Time & Location

20. Sept. 2023, 18:30 GMT+4 – 21. Sept. 2023, 22:00 GMT+4

Lakeview, Park Hyatt Dubai, Baniyas Rd - Deira - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

About the event

Are you Food & Beverage (F&B) industry professionals based in Dubai and/or MENA-based F&B startups visiting Dubai who are looking to expand to the region?

We are also pleased to confirm the following networking opportunity:  “Foodpreneur Collective Networking - Dubai” 


Lakeview, Park Hyatt Dubai, Baniyas Road (Dubai) on Wednesday, 20th September 2023


Sascha Dutta from Marketing Strategiser and FoodHack (Dubai)

Jamal Maxey from Pitch Lounge and Techstars (Saudi Arabia)

Event Partners:

Free From Food & Ingredients | Expo Business Communications | | Phoenix Investments.


The networking event warmly local and international F&B industry professionals and any of the Dubai-based persons amongst the 17k international food professionals on the “Free From Food & Ingredients” email list, 30k+ investors on the Pitch Lounge mailing list, and 2000+ on their combined LinkedIn and Facebook groups.

Although the networking event is not exclusive, we are particularly interested in founders, buyers, and investors involved in producing, buying, and funding healthy, diet, vegan, free-from, and functional foods and/or industry professionals seeking business partners, new products, and investment deal flow!


Free From Food & Ingredients organise Europe’s leading innovation Expos for the free from, organic, vegan, functional and healthy ingredient food industries. They are committed to the development of the F&B sector and provide a platform to collaborate, innovate, and network within the industry.

Pitch Lounge has produced 80+ pitch events in 4 years including 35+ Food & Beverage events with the support of Marketing Strategiser - that provides Marketing & Social Media Consulting, Coaching & Training for Food & Drink Entrepreneurs to help you grow your business.

Jamal Maxey from Pitch Lounge and Techstars (Saudi Arabia) and Sascha Dutta from Marketing Strategiser and FoodHack (Dubai) organise pitching, panelist, and networking-based F&B events matching F&B founders to investors and industry professionals from companies including FoodHack, Phoenix Investments, RSVP Business Angel, RePlate Ventures, ProVeg Incubator, IndieBio, Fusion VC, FRESH START FoodTech Incubator IL, and others.


Pitch Lounge produces online and hybrid startup-investor pitch events providing the following to fundraising F&B startups:





Our next online event:

“MENA Food & Beverage Pitch Lounge” (Thursday, 12th October | 21:00 – 00:00 GST)

The pitch event format is usually 6*5-minute pitches and Q&A rounds with an investor panel. Applications are open and startups will be shortlisted on a rolling basis.

For more information and to register your interest as startup, sponsor, investor or panelist, please email

Follow our partner companies:  

Marketing Strategiser

Pitch Lounge

Free From Food & Ingredients

Expo Business Communications

Phoenix Investments



For updates on Pitch Lounge events and relevant networking, please also join our event series groups and subscribe to our newsletter:

“Food & Beverage Pitch Events”

“Foodpreneur Collective”:

Subscribe to our mailing list on our website:


Note 1: After purchasing your ticket, you will receive a confirmation email that includes a confirmation of the essential details.

Note 2: We wish to draw your attention to the fact that we will be taking photographs during the event. These photos will be used to celebrate the event afterwards as well as subsequently used on our social media channels and website. By registering for this event hosted by Pitch Lounge, you grant us permission to take photographs of you and use them in our marketing materials. If you are not happy with this, please exercise your right to an opt-out and contact us to remove photos featuring you from our records.

Note 3: By registering, you agree to us storing your contact information and emailing/messaging you with invites to our future events. You also agree to us contacting you 1-2 times per month with relevant event announcements and resources. If you disagree with this, please do not register.

Note 4: We are happy to pay commission/provide discounts to pitching startups you refer for our MENA Food & Beverage Pitch Lounge (Thursday, 12th October 2023), please email "" for more information and with your startup introductions.

We look forward to seeing you at the event!

Kind Regards,

Jamal Maxey, Co-Producer & Moderator (Pitch Lounge & Techstars)

Sascha Dutta, Co-Producer & Panelist (Marketing Strategiser & FoodHack)

Meiraj Ahmed, Brand Manager (Pitch Lounge) & Founder (

On behalf of our event partners including Marketing Strategiser, Pitch Lounge, Free From Food & Ingredients, Expo Business Communications, and Phoenix Investments

Promotion efforts led by My Guide Berlin and accounting support from SMart eG

A REMINDER FROM OUR PARTNER Free From Food & Ingredients: Book your local exhibitor stall

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