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Upcoming Dates

03.05.2022 - 06.05.2022
Country: Italy
City: Parma
Industry: Food & Beverage, Wines


Following the cancellation of Cibus 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions on events, organisers have decided to postpone the international trade show until August, 2021. The current dates are for the period August 31st – September 3rd and Fiere di Parma S.p.A. is working towards a new concept for the event. The exhibition halls at Fiere di Parma will comply with government regulations and put in place all relevant coronavirus protective measures. The health and safety of all attendees is a top priority. Organisers are preparing to breathe new life into the industry through this physical edition. Trade shows remain the best way to generate business and keep industries growing. 

Cibus – A Brief Introduction 

Cibus is a celebrated international food and drink trade fair centered around the food and beverage market in Italy. Held in Parma, Italy, the event promises a packed four-day experience that brings in established brands and newcomers as well as buyers from all over the world to network, meet face to face and conduct business. The exhibition halls at Fiere di Parma have welcomed above 83,000 trade visitors from all over the world. That’s quite the pull and considering there are 3100 companies exhibiting their products, it’s a guarantee you’ll get your due attention and generate a health number of sales leads. 

An Industry Profile 

What has catapulted Cibus to the forefront is its comprehensive product assortment. It’s not just that there’s every fresh food and ingredients on display. You have every imaginable food product imaginable from ready meals and bakery products to health and baby products. Buyers come from all links in the distribution chain. Trade visitors represent retail, importers and distributors, catering services and independent retailers. Aside from the B2B aspects, Cibus offers exciting programme items to enjoy. The biggest of all is the Cibus Forum, which discusses the most important topics of the day such as operating during the pandemic. 

Go Fair Takes You There 

Go Fair ltd has spent years in the business travel sector and offers accommodation for trade fairs in any destination around the world. We make your experience searching for hotel rooms in Parma effortless. Finding the right hotels for Cibus takes less than an hour when you have access to our database of hotels in Parma and a personal travel assistant. Whether you’re travelling in a smaller group or with a lot of people, Go Fair ltd provides you with hotel offers close to Fiere di Parma. You save money on your travel expenses and time commuting thanks to excellent connections to the local public transport.

Past Editions

2021 Edition

The 20th edition of Cibus, which occurred as a face-to-face exhibition from 31 August 2021 to 3 September 2021, marked a turning point for the event. The edition received  many participants despite the ongoing pandemic. About 40000 visitors including 2000 foreign representatives attended the rendition. Such numbers both met and exceeded the targets set by the event organisers. 2000 exhibitors took part in the 20th edition of the fair. Among the highlights was the attendance of three ministers, as well as the visiting of key players in the supply chain. Organisers intend to host a record edition in 2022 after the success of the 2021 one. Cibus 2022 will take place between 3 May 2022 and 5 May 2022 in Parma.