GastroPan brings business ideas for startups too specializing in bakery, confectionery and HoReCa

The most important international exhibition for the bakery, pastry, confectionery, gastronomy, ice cream, coffee and HoReCa sectors in Southeastern Europe, GastroPan, will be held in Arad, on March 12-14, 2020. The 12th edition of the exhibition, a B2B event, will present numerous professional solutions and technologies offered by the most important suppliers in the industry, coming from all over the world. In the pavilions of Expo Arad exhibition center there will be exhibited the most diversified range of products, solutions and technologies on the market not only for those who already have a company but also for those who are just starting out.


Both the suppliers of products and services for businesses in the sector, as well as the producers from mills, bakeries, pastry shops or confectioners, together with the operators of hotels, restaurants, bars, cafes or those who want to open a confectionery, ice cream parlor, bakery or other HoReCa unit consider GastroPan as a real opportunity to progress their businesses aspirations. The wide range of products, solutions and technologies on display include solutions from A to Z: from key concepts to marketing ideas, from the most modern equipment and technologies for the bakery-pastry-milling sector, raw materials and innovative accessories for confectionery and ice cream, IT products and services for HoReCa units, techniques and practical culinary ideas for all public catering and hospitality units, as well as packaging and accessories for professional kitchens and pastry shops. Their presentation in the exhibitors’ stands will be complemented by live practical demo shows held by world-class experts, presentations of technologies by specialists, new and innovative product launches, product tastings and workshops.

The exhibition represents an extraordinary opportunity for startup entrepreneurs, offering solutions to all types of problems and answers to questions about their projects, all in one place. The GastroPan exhibition is the ideal place for those who want to open a confectionery, ice cream parlor, bakery or other HoReCa unit, as here everyone can find all of the information, equipment, ingredients, ideas, techniques and solutions they need: legal assistance and advice, help with documentation, documents necessary for management, management systems, opportunity to test/taste different types of equipment and ingredients at exhibitors’ stands (exhibitors prepare special promotions for the exhibition), design ideas, presentations of different technologies and business ideas both at the exhibitor stands and at the GastroPan workshops and conferences, know-how and culinary techniques can be seen at demo shows, cooking and baking shows, products that follow international and new trends will be at GastroPan Competitions, marketing and sales ideas will be discussed at GastroPan workshops, and last but not least, those who are interested will have the opportunity to discuss with members of professional associations, engineers and technicians of suppliers present at GastroPan, but also with internationally renowned specialists.


The organizers of the GastroPan 2020 exhibition offer the suppliers and professional associations the possibility to organize workshops and conferences within the exhibition. A properly equipped conference room is available to companies that want to present new trends, solutions and technologies dedicated to the above sectors. Marketing specialists and entrepreneurs who want to open an ice cream parlor can already prepare for the event, where they will find information relevant to their potential business. The first day of the exhibition, Thursday, March 12, will be a day dedicated to ice cream, with topics like ice cream management, elimination of loss during ice cream sale, customization of the variety of flavours according to the taste of the customers or the documents necessary for opening up and managing a business, will be discussed at the GastroPan workshops. Friday, March 13, will be an important day for marketing specialists as we will discuss important topics such as customer awareness, loyalty programs or effective marketing strategies, lastly this day will also be dedicated to the Food Industry Forum. Also, on the last day of the exhibition, Saturday, March 14, we will host the conferences of the professional associations. GastroPan conferences and workshops last around 2-3 hours each. Participation in conferences/workshops GastroPan is free for those who will register in advance, please note that seating is limited.


GastroPan stands are allocated in the order of confirmed reservations. To become an EXHIBITOR and to BENEFIT of a favorable positioning in the expo, please fill out the form on or contact the organizers by phone (+4) 0733-313.043 or by email at

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If you are a provider of solutions and technologies for bakery, confectionery or HoReCa business and would like to reserve a booth at the GastroPan 2020 International Exhibition, contact the organizers by calling us at 0266-219.392, 0733-313.043 or by email at