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Attention! We're hosting a MENA Food & Beverage Pitch Lounge during Gulfoods on 22nd February 2024 in Dubai

Interested in pitching at the event?  Also, you can register your interest below in observing our MENA events!

Upcoming Events

  • (IN-PERSON) MENA Food & Beverage Pitch Lounge
    (IN-PERSON) MENA Food & Beverage Pitch Lounge
    Do., 22. Feb.
    Dubai
    22. Feb. 2024, 18:30 – 21:15 GMT+4
    Dubai, Gate Avenue, Zone D, Level 1 - Al Mustaqbal St - Trade Centre - DIFC - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    22. Feb. 2024, 18:30 – 21:15 GMT+4
    Dubai, Gate Avenue, Zone D, Level 1 - Al Mustaqbal St - Trade Centre - DIFC - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    Are you a MENA F&B startup seeking investment, partners, or feedback? Or a founder, investor, or food professional visiting Dubai during Gulfood 2024?
  • (ONLINE) MENA Food & Beverage Pitch Lounge
    (ONLINE) MENA Food & Beverage Pitch Lounge
    Do., 22. Feb.
    Online
    22. Feb. 2024, 18:30 – 21:15 GMT+4
    Online
    22. Feb. 2024, 18:30 – 21:15 GMT+4
    Online
    Are you a MENA F&B startup seeking investment, partners, or feedback? Or a founder, investor, or food professional visiting Dubai during Gulfood 2024?
  • 6th Foodpreneur Collective Networking - Dubai
    6th Foodpreneur Collective Networking - Dubai
    Mi., 21. Feb.
    Dubai
    21. Feb. 2024, 08:30 – 10:30 GMT+4
    Dubai, Dubai World Trade Centre - Trade Centre - Trade Centre 2 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    21. Feb. 2024, 08:30 – 10:30 GMT+4
    Dubai, Dubai World Trade Centre - Trade Centre - Trade Centre 2 - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    Are you a Food & Beverage (F&B) industry professional based in the UAE and/or a MENA-based F&B startup, investor, consultant, or other industry professional visiting the region for Gulfood 2024?
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Pitch Lounge organizes regular F&B and other startup-investor pitch events, providing startups (that are raising investment) with the opportunity to present to local and international investors and be promoted to our community members and our investment/buyer event partners.

Startups present live during 5
-minute lightning pitches (followed by 10 minute Q&A with our investor panel) at the "MENA Food & Beverage Pitch Lounge” during Gulfoods Week on Thu., 22nd February 2024 (6.30-9.15 PM GST/UTC+4) at the DIFC Innovation Hub, Dubai & Live on Zoom.

Applications are still open and startups are being shortlisted on a rolling basis. Preference will be given to  Pitch Lounge, Marketing Strategiser, and Homegrown CPG existing pitch coaching clients and portfolio companies. All three co-producing companies can take on more promotional, coaching, and investment clients, and thus are highly interested in engaging with other startups and support companies at our upcoming MENA events.

All applicants will receive a pre-event pitch deck review and post-event investment fund list as well as introductions to our investor panelists and community sponsor companies.


Apply to pitch and make an impression on the investment, buyer, and B2B F&B business network during Gulfoods Week in Dubai and online through the Pitch Lounge community.

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Thanks for submitting! Remember to check your email to find out if you have been shortlisted to pitch.

Looking to Expand Your Professional Network?

Foodpreneurs Collective Networking - Dubai

to support the fundraising startups & gain access to industrial innovation

encourage, mentor, partner and provide feedback to the pitching startups

increase brand awareness and develop new business opportunities

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