The UAE is set to host the 23rd Annual International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) Mideast & Africa District Conference & Expo in Abu Dhabi, during the first week of December, in an effort to promote and support the national and regional development of the industry.
The event will be jointly hosted by the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) and Agthia Group, one of the leading Food & Beverage companies in the UAE.
Set to be held from Dec.6-8, 2012 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, the event is expected to attract over 100 exhibitors and 600 delegates from more than 50 countries worldwide. The exhibitors will represent grain traders, machinery manufactures, food processing and packing companies, as well as numerous industry experts from multi-trade grain houses, flour millers, government authorities, commodity traders and machinery suppliers.
The three-day conference and expo will address major themes regarding the milling industry including global food security, commodity market volatility, as well providing a platform for networking, exploring new markets and sharing new technologies, quality and safety standards, trends and learnings related to the milling industry.
“Abu Dhabi is an enchanting destination for our forthcoming Conference & Expo because of the tremendous growth the city has witnessed in the past decade. This growth in business activity makes the city a hub for IAOM to fulfill its mission of promoting a spirit of fellowship & co-operation in the milling industry, as well as providing an international forum for networking, exchanging of ideas and offering technical opportunities,” emphasized Merzad Jamshidi, District Director of IAOM.
From Gulf Today