About Sirha Lyon

Sirha, the world hospitality and food service event

The Sirha is the rallying point for the food service and hotel industry worldwide and is held at Lyon in France every 2 years.

The 2023 edition welcomed

  • 4 700 exhibitors and brands
  • 616 new product and innovation
  • 208 393 professional visitors including 29 175 international

Bocuse d’Or

The Sirha also hosts prestigious contests, including the finale of the greatest gastronomy contest in the world: the Bocuse d’Or, created in 1987 by Paul Bocuse, in which the very best chefs on the planet compete. Hungary was also represented at the competition, with Bence Dalnoki and the Hungarian team finishing 3rd in the world’s most prestigious cooking competition. The gold medal was taken by the Danish team, the silver by the Norwegian and the bronze by the Hungarian team.

The Sirha is the member of the Sirha International Network along with Sirha, Sirha Istanbul, Sirha Green, Bocuse d’Or, Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie, Omnivore 2019, Mondial de la Bière, and Europain.

Sirha, a trade show created by GL Events

GL events is a leading international integrated group in the events organisation sector and
is present all over the world with three main activities:

– Organisation of shows, exhibitions, congresses and events (GL events Exhibitions)
– Management of reception spaces for local authorities and event organisers
– Support and services associated with events

With a presence on 5 continents and 20 countries, the group achieved a turnover of M€ 953 in 2017 and employs 4,300 people. GL events Exhibitions organises more than 200 shows, exhibitions and contests worldwide.