The world’s biggest food show is ready to make its debut in the world’s most exciting food market – are you? Don’t miss out on this chance to explore Saudi Arabia’s untapped potential.
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Visa on Arrival
Apply for Visa-on-Arrival at one of Saudi Arabia's entry points if any of the following conditions apply:
- The visa is valid.
- The visa has to be used at least once and have an entry stamp of the issuing country.
- Holders of permanent residence from (US,UK or EU) after ensuring presence of the resident. This includes first-degree relatives of the visa holders coming with them.
Visitors that are not from eligible countries list should apply for a consulate visa through.
For comprehensive information on the different types of visas available, the requirements for each visa category, and the application process, we recommend visiting https://www.visitsaudi.com/en/travel-regulations to determine which visa type is right for you.
STAY CLOSE TO THE VENUE
Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Convention & Exhibition Centre
The essence of Radisson Blu is reflected in every aspect of who we are and what we do. We provide unparalleled service, comfort, and style while creating meaningful and memorable experiences.
The Saudi Food Show visitors can now avail a special rate on stays from 19 - 23 June
- 15% Discount on F&B, excluding The Terrace restaurant.
- 25% Discount for all participants on gym membership (During the Show)
- 20% Discount on SPA treatments for participants with advance booking* in our state-of-the-art SPA Bshred (During the Show)
Please note: This offer is exclusively available to visitors of The Saudi Food Show. You may be required to present a copy of your entry badge along with a photo id
*offer is valid from 19th to 23rd June 2023*
Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences
Located in the heart of some of the most vibrant communities, enjoy a locally unique stay at the Hotel
Vittori Palace Hotel is the perfect starting point for your business trip to the Riyadh capital as it lies in the heart of Riyadh City, Just a few stops from Riyadh’s fairgrounds.
Vittori Palace Hotel is one of the nearest luxury hotels from King Khaled International Airport (Riyadh Airport).
Crowne Plaza Riyadh Al Waha
Crowne Plaza Riyadh Al Waha is strategically located within close proximity of the Riyadh Convention Center, King Khaled International Airport and downtown areas, within easy reach of places of historical interest and shopping malls.
Our rooms are spacious with Arabesque style and our traditional hospitality making it one of the unique destinations in Riyadh for both business and leisure. It captures the charm of European architecture balancing the Western heritage.
Located in Riyadh, 1.2 miles from Al Nakheel Mall, سماية ريزيدنس SMAYAH Residence has accommodations with a fitness center, free private parking, a shared lounge and a restaurant. This 4-star hotel offers a kids' club, room service and free WiFi. The property provides a concierge service and luggage storage space for guests.
Art View Hotel
Featuring a restaurant and free WiFi, Art View Hotel is located in Riyadh, just 2,950 feet from the Riyadh Convention and Exhibition Center.
GET TO THE VENUE WITH EASE
Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center (RICEC) is a well-equipped modern exhibition center with innovative design and facility. It is located at the King Abdullah Road near Exit 10 (AlKharj-Airport highway) on the Eastern Ring Road.
You can reach Riyadh from outside the country through King Khalid International Airport. The airport is big enough for 12 million visitors, is extremely well organised, offers exceptional services, free WIFI, a wide range of restaurants and comfortable waiting areas.
The largest national airlines are Saudia, Flynas and Flyadeal.
If you need a taxi in Riyadh, you can call SAFWA Taxi at +966 92 001 0068 for a pickup service. Alternatively, you can book via Careem or simply pre-book a reliable Welcome Pickups transfer if you know when and where you'll be needing a ride!
Car services like Uber and Careem are both available all across Saudi Arabia. If you have either app on your smartphone you can use it in Riyadh otherwise, you can download either app from the Google Play or Apple store to your mobile device.
Download the Apps:
Google Play Store: Uber Careem
Riyadh - Dammam Line
The North Train
RICEC provides a Business Center for use by exhibitors and attendees featuring photocopy, fax, and self-typing work stations.
Saudi Arabia has opened its borders for travel and all restrictions have been lifted
- A COVID-19 test and vaccination certificate is not required for entry into the country
- Arrivals are not required to quarantine
- Face masks are not required at the expo venue (Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center)
- Restaurants are open and public transportation is operational
- Insurance is mandatory for holders of all visit visas / entry permits to cover the costs of COVID-19 treatment if needed during traveler stay
Riyadh’s blend of medieval and millennial makes for a beguiling cultural union — one where Arabia’s first roots can be traced, and where its bold future can be envisioned.
Extend your stay to enjoy the ever-growing and flourishing city of Riyadh. Discover a world of shopping, entertainment and business, during your visit to the Saudi Food Show.
The city features attractions, top restaurants, and Cafes.
Saudi Arabia’s national currency is the Saudi riyal (ر.س SAR), which is subdivided into 100 halala.
Mid-June to Mid-September (Summer)
With the exception of the comparatively mild highlands in the southwest, summer signals the start of rising temperatures across most of the country, with the average hovering around 45 degrees C.Language
Arabic is the official language of Saudi Arabia and the primary language used in all dealings and public transactions. English serves as an informal second language in the Kingdom and is spoken by a large section of its society. All road signs are bilingual, showing information in both Arabic and English.