13-14th November 2024, ExCeL London

Key Buyer Program

What is the Key Buyer Program?

Are you responsible for discovering the latest plant-based products in your business? Do you want to make the most of your time at the show with exclusive previews and pre-arranged meetings with suppliers that meet your needs? The Key Buyer Program is designed to help buyers efficiently and successfully source products that meet their specifications during our event.

What’s Included?

  • Supplier Matchmaking Program with pre-scheduled meetings to your specifications
  • Invitation to exclusive Key Buyer Program networking event with drinks and canapes sponsored by Bord Bia (RSVP event)
  • Access to the Key Buyer Lounge at the show
  • Exclusive early access to show on both days
  • Buyer breakfast with hot food supplied by exhibitors
  • Complimentary refreshments throughout the day
Key Buyer Meetings

How to Participate

The program is open to retailers, foodservice providers and distributors who meet Plant Based World Expo’s qualifications, which includes having purchasing power over one or more categories of plant-based products present at the show.

Interested? Contact Simon Hurley at P2P Food Solutions [email protected] to learn more. 

Sample Buyer List


  • Booths

  • Planet Organic

  • Selfridges

  • Waitrose

  • Migros

  • Ocado

  • Gate Group

  • Wholegood


  • Booker

  • Bidfood


  • Fresh Direct

  • Black Ink Ops

  • ISS World

  • LNER

  • Rail Gourmet

Would you like to see the full list of companies in the program? Contact our sales team today. 

For Exhibitors:

Our Key Buyer Program will present an opportunity for you to meet with buyers who are looking for products like yours. New for 2023, the curated Supplier Matchmaking Program meetings are complimentary and all qualified exhibitors are invited to apply.

Meetings will take place during the two show days to streamline scheduling and create even more value for your time at our event. All meetings are pre-scheduled and we can not guarantee matches. You will be invited to participate no further than 3 months out from the show.

Questions? Find out more: Contact Simon Hurley at P2P Food Solutions [email protected]


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Plant Based World Expo is the biggest 100% plant-based trade event in Europe, designed exclusively for food service professionals, retailers, distributors, buyer, wholesalers and investors. Plant Based World connects and empowers businesses within the global supply chain to successfully develop, source and distribute plant-based products.

13-14th November 2024
ExCeL London