Under the Patronage of H. H. Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority

Supported by Apimondia, apiARAB Expo will bring together technology suppliers, large honey producers and hobbyists for two days of networking and knowledge sharing to allow beekeepers to expand on additional revenue streams and develop the sophistication and sustainability of existing operations

From the latest in remote hive management to advanced honey extraction technologies, these companies are all exhibiting innovations that could make your business more sustainable and profitable. Register for free today.

Entry includes access to the apiArab Expo exhibition and conference, pluss free entry into GFIA and VIV MEA.

Exhibitors in this sector include:

  • Al Malaky
  • ANEL Greece
  • ANHB
  • Beekeepers Association UAE
  • BuZZTech
  • Civan Aricilik
  • Ferro-Bee
  • Healthy Bees LLC
  • Paradise Honey
  • Randox
  • Thomas Apiculture
  • VITA Bee Health

Entry into apiARAB Expo and GFIA is free and includes access to all conference sessions. Don’t miss presentations from these experts about smart honey production. View Full program 

  • Prof Ahmed Al-Khazem Al-Ghamdi, Supervisor of Bagshan for Bee Research, King Saud University, Vice President of Asian Beekeeper Association, President of Albaha Beekeepers Association, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr Peter Kozmus, Professional leader of Breeding program for Carniolan honeybee in Slovenia, Slovenian Beekeeping Association, Slovenia and Vice President, Apimondia
  • Dr Ibrahim ElDukheri, Director General, Arab Organization for Agricultural Development
  • Lee Rosen, Chairman and CEO, Healthy Bees LLC, US
  • Dr Francesca Del Vecchio, Beesvita Plus Inventor & Chief Scientist, Healthy Bees LLC, US
  • Dr Andrea Festuccia, Business Development & Strategy, Healthy Bees LLC, US
  • Norberto Garcia, Professor, Universidad Nacinal Del Sur – Bahia Blanca, Argentina
  • Etienne Bruneau, CARI asbl – Apimondia, Belgium
  • Michael Gleeson, The Federation of Irish Beekeepers’ Associations (FIBKA), Ireland
  • Siriwat Wongsiri, President, Asian Apicultural Association (AAA)
  • HE Prof. Mohamed Said Khanbash, President, Hadramout University, Yemen
  • Dr Nicola Bradbear, Bees for Development, UK
  • Jeffrey Ross, Director, Hive Haven Australia, Australia
  • Ahmed Aboud, Arab Beekeeping Organisation
  • Lionel Bouron, Sales & Export Manager, Thomas Apiculture
  • Mohammed Najeh Khafagy, Senior Advisor, ANHB Group, UAE
  • Anil Padmanabhan, Business Development and Customer Support Executive, Randox Food Diagnostics, UK
  • Prof Mahmoud Lekhal, ENSV – Federation Algerienne des Associations d’Apiclteurs, Algeria
  • Dr Rami Ollaik, Author and Attorney at Law, Instructor of Beekeeping, Faculty of Agr. & Food Sciences, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Prof Badiaa Lyoussi, University Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdallah, Morocco
  • Dr Yehya Al Attal, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
    Dr Nuru Adgaba Mohamed, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr Mosa Al Qhatani, Agriculture Development Fund
    Dr Nizar Haddad, Director General, National Center for Agricultural Research and Extension (NCARE), Jordan
  • Prof Nasreldeen Basuny, Researcher – Beekeeping Department, Agricultural Research Centre, Egypt
  • Dany El-Obeid, Lebanese University
  • Dr Amal Al-Abbadi, Associate Professor: Economic Entomology and Apiculture, Al-Baqa Applied University, Jordan


Held in strategic partnership with the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, GFIA works with over 40 globally significant partners committed to using GFIA as a catalyst for change.


  • Strategic partner
  • Associate Sponsor
  • Endorsed by
  • Co-Located
  • Silver Sponsor
  • Food Security Innovation Session Sponsor
  • ApiARAB Expo Platinum Sponsor
  • ApiARAB Expo Gold Sponsor
  • Cassava Innovation Challenge Partner
  • Knowledge partner
  • Supporting partner
  • Destination partner
  • Key Stakeholders
  • Official media partners
  • Livestock Fodder Official Sponsor
  • Honey Competition Sponsor
  • Official Indoor Agriculture sponsor
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  • Research partner
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