To become a participant:

1. Contact the Project Manager for information about the availability of exhibition spaces and the costs thereof.

2. Download and read the Rules for Participation and Contract-Application

3. Fill in the on-line application form and we will contact you.

4. Sign up for the Fair Guide, an electronic catalogue.

RIGA FOOD - a place where food industry professionals from European Union and other countries meet every year to promote their businesses and learn about the latest developments in food and beverages production, processing, the latest technologies, packaging solutions, solutions from stores and public catering enterprises, hotel equipment and services, and to participate in the sector business forum and competitions for international food industry professionals.

Prerequisites for participation in the exhibition held on green safety mode

Entry only for people presenting a valid interoperable EU Digital Covid-19 Certificate attesting to the fact of vaccination or recovery and an identity document a passport or an ID card.

7 steps

to participate in the green mode exhibition

You and your colleagues working at the exhibition have to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or had and recovered from Covid-19 during the last 6 months.

Download on your smartphone or print out your digital Covid-19 certificate or QR code from:

Before going to the exhibition, verify the validity of your Covid-19 certificate and compliance with the requirements of the green level of safety on your smartphone in the site:

If you come to the exhibition from another country, make sure that your country has joined the European Digital Covid-19 Certificate Gateway and that the certificate is interoperable with the EU. Check it on the European Commission website:

Carry your personal identification document a passport or ID card with you. When presenting the certificate, you must also present your passport or identity card.

Take care of everything you need to perform regular disinfection of contact surfaces in your exhibition stand.

If you feel cold symptoms on the exhibition day, delegate your work to your colleagues and be responsible – stay home!

These rules are based on the current epidemiological safety requirements in the country:

Benefits of the green safety mode:

No distancing must be observed

No face masks must be worn

No restrictions on the number of participants

No opening hours restrictions

No restrictions on tasting sessions, presentations, conferences and other activities

No catering restrictions

Exhibition costs and documentation

The price for exhibit space includes:

  • project team’s support and advice on participation issues;
  • participant badges, parking passes;
  • admission cards for your customers (number of complimentary cards depends on space rented; additional cards can be purchased at a half of the ticket base price);
  • information about your special offer during the fair (previously submitting a description of your offering);
  • information about your company in the e-catalogue, entry in the list of participants;
  • information about your company or product in fair’s website adding the link to your company’s website.

Participation fee (one-off) 99 EUR

Base price of exhibit space per square metre. All prices are excluding VAT 21%.

Type of a booth Zone B
(EUR / m²)
Zone C
(EUR / m²)
A row stand (one-sided opening) 69 77
A corner stand (two-sided opening) 80 93
A head stand (three-sided opening) 89 100
An island stand 96 109
Open-air site
(from 8 m2, no stand construction)
32 32

Additional costs:

  • an exhibit space with a standard exhibition stand – 16 EUR / m²;
  • Building up individually designed stand – agreed upon price.


Regular participants:

  • Fixed-term deductions
  • Space discounts

Additional equipment

We provide additional services and equipment to each stand: stand structures, furniture, carpeting, electrical sockets, as well as we make and suspend different objects to ceiling and offer other services according to the price list.

Additional equipment costs

Sound equipment rental price list

Light equipment rental price list



Rules for participation

Regulations of the Exhibition

Should you have any queries or need a precise calculation according to your company’s needs, please contact the project manager:

Rolands Nežborts +371 67067550

Stand Types

Standard stand

An exhibit space with a standard Octanorm module includes building-up and dismantling, general lighting and lettering on the name board.

Design stand

Want to stand out of other participants, choose an individually designed stand! Get in touch with:
Oskars Zaļkalniņš +371 67065057

Food and drinks at the trade fair

Worthwhile information to all trade fair participants planning to sell food or beverages, or offer these products for tasting during the fair!

We would like to remind you that, upon identifying violations, the Food and Veterinary Service (FVS) inspector may terminate food distribution and/or apply a penalty.

Additional information

If you have any questions or need more exact information, contact your local FVS Administration (contacts available on the FVS website

Important information!

About the Law
When a company signs a contract-application for participation in a trade fair, it resolves to abide by the normative acts of the Republic of Latvia and Rules for Participation.

About Food
The food chain is one of the most strictly regulated business areas in Latvia and people involved have to be ready to abide by the EU regulations and decisions, Latvian laws, and Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers.

Wishing you success at the trade fair! Yours International Exhibition Company BT 1.

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*© BT1 2017 • Illustrations No. 1, 2 and 3 by Dzintars Melnis

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Rolands Nežborts

Project manager

+371 29127662
+371 67067550

Ieva Survillo

Assistant to the project manager

+371 29927263
+371 67065005

Aiga Kupre-Vociša

PR Project Manager

+371 26591588
+371 67065007

Anatolijs Butenko

International Cooperation (Eastern Europe and the CIS)

+371 29591847


Ķīpsalas iela 8, Rīga, LV-1048, Latvija

+371 67065000


Stand building services

Exhibitors are provided with exhibition space with or without an exhibition booth. A standard exhibition booth includes assembling and dismantling of a booth, lighting and lettering on a booth. By special order, we can provide additional equipment, such as furniture, extra structural elements, communication systems.

+371 29448962

Additional services

  • Internet – wired connection and Wi-Fi
  • Copying – A3 and A4
  • Office equipment – TV, video, refrigerators etc.
  • Catering – café provides catering services for conferences, seminars, business parties, as well as tableware rental

+371 29448962

Expo Café services

  • 20% off at Expo Café for all participants
  • Coffee breaks, lunch breaks, cold and hot buffets and banqueting services
  • Crockery, cutlery and accessory rental
  • Waiter service in the stands

+371 29764113

Visa support

BT 1 provides assistance in sending invitations and processing necessary documents for obtaining entrance visas to the Republic of Latvia, upon request.

+371 67065018

Transportation and customs services

BT 1 provides assistance in dealing with customs formalities and in transporting exhibits, upon request.

Freight forwarders 

Rent of premises

  • Conference Room No. 1 — ventilation, air conditioning, capacity 250 persons
  • Conference Room No. 2 — ventilation, capacity 100 persons
  • Conference Room No. 3 (Hall II, mezzanine) — ventilation, capacity 300 persons

+371 67065057

Participant Support Programme

The overall content of the exhibition depends on every single participant, the way of presenting goods, services, competitions or other activities. Be active and use your creative ideas to promote yourself, your company and to make the event interesting for not only visitors but also your fellow participants.

Conferences and seminars

Conferences and seminars reflecting the current events of the sector are an integral part of a trade fair. If you want to hold a seminar or conference during the fair, please fill in the application form and send it to the project manager Rolands Nežborts

Advertising Opportunities

We offer additional advertising opportunities in the official catalogue, on guest cards and in the fair’s website. For further information, please contact the project manager.

Rolands Nežborts

+371 67065036


International Exhibition Company BT 1 has an extensive experience in organising publicity campaigns; therefore, you can count on a massive publicity. However, it depends also on you whether mass media spot your company among other participants.

Should you wish to inform audience about your company, products or projects already before the event, then an informative material is what we expect from you. Send us information in Latvian, Russian and English, and we will include it in our press releases and will publish it on event’s website.

Should you have any questions or comments, please contact the PR Project Manager.

Aiga Kupre-Vociša