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Do., 26. Okt.


Observatory Bar & Grill, Dubai Marriott

Foodpreneur Collective Networking - Dubai

Are you a Food & Beverage industry professional based in Dubai and/or a MENA-based F&B startup visiting Dubai who is expanding to the region? Join 25+ others at “Foodpreneur Collective Networking - Dubai”, Observatory Bar & Grill, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites. 24+ Eventbrite registrants!

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Foodpreneur Collective Networking - Dubai
Foodpreneur Collective Networking - Dubai

Time & Location

26. Okt. 2023, 18:00 – 21:00 GMT+4

Observatory Bar & Grill, Dubai Marriott, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St - Dubai Marina - 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?

Following the success of our first Dubai event last month, we are also pleased to confirm the following networking opportunity: 


Foodpreneur Collective Networking - Dubai” 

This event to free to attend, but you must register in advance so we have an idea on numbers - and please adjust your RSVP if you can no longer make it (to free up places for those who might have to join the waitlist).

You will also have to pay for your own drinks and food. Make sure you arrive before 7 p.m. if you want to take advantage of the Happy Hour!


Observatory Bar & Grill, Dubai Marriott on Thursday, 26th October 2023


Sascha Dutta, Event Co-host & Founder (Marketing Strategiser) & Dubai Ambassador (FoodHack)

Elena Suciu, Event Co-host & Founder (RSVP Business Angel) and Partner (Pitch Lounge)

Event Organisers Associated with:

Marketing Strategiser


RSVP Business Angel

Pitch Lounge

Free From Food & Ingredients

Expo Business Communications


The networking event warmly invites 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!


Sascha Dutta from Marketing Strategiser and FoodHack (Dubai), Elena Suciu from RSVP Business Angel and Pitch Lounge, and Jamal Maxey from Pitch Lounge and Techstars (Saudi Arabia) alongside 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.


Marketing Strategiser is a Food & Beverage marketing and branding consultancy with corporate and startup clients.

FoodHack brings together Food & FoodTech professionals where they get the inside scoop on industry news and meet partners, friends, mentors, investors - and everything in between.

RSVP Business Angel is an ecosystem builder and mentoring platform supporting FoodTech founders in unlocking their potential raise capital funding and creating a positive impact.

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.

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 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, 16th November | 19:00 – 21:30 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

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, 16th November 2023), please email "" for more information and with your startup introductions.

We look forward to seeing you at the event!

Kind Regards,

Sascha Dutta, Event Co-host & Founder (Marketing Strategiser) & Dubai Ambassador (FoodHack)

Elena Suciu, Event Co-host & Founder (RSVP Business Angel) and Partner (Pitch Lounge)

Jamal Maxey, Co-Producer & Event Promoter (Pitch Lounge) & Mentor (Techstars - Saudi Arabia)

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

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

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

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