The world’s leading online resource for the Trade Show industry, Trade Show News Network has announced its 2018 Top 250 US Events which included all three Clarion UX Restaurant & Foodservice Shows: the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York, the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Show, and the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show. The 2018 TSNN Top Trade Show List is exclusively sponsored by Expocad and the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center.
“We want to thank Trade Show News Network for recognizing all three of the restaurant & foodservice shows we produce. We work closely with our partnering associations in New York, California and Florida to create exciting special events, stimulating education programs and trade show floors with the latest products and services for our attendees and appreciate the acknowledgement by being named among the top events in the US,” Tom Loughran, Vice President, Clarion UX Food & Beverage Group.
The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York, sponsored by the New York State Restaurant Association (www.nysra.org) was recently held on March 3-5, 2019 at the Javits Convention Center in New York. There were 14,105 industry professionals at the 2018 show, as well as 520 exhibitors. Since 1993, the trade show and conference has provided thousands of industry professionals with access to the hottest menu trends, state of the art design and decor, a renowned education program, special events, and hundreds of leading vendors and purveyors dedicated to serving the restaurant & foodservice community.
The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, sponsored by the California Restaurant Association (www.calrest.org), will be held on August 25-27, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Last year’s event had 408 exhibitors as well as 8,523 industry professionals. The trade show and conference gathers thousands of restaurant and foodservice professionals to gain experience and knowledge on how to become more informed, more educated, more competitive, and more profitable in the industry.
The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show, sponsored by the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (www.frla.org) will be held at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, FL on September 15-16, 2019. Last year’s show had 300 exhibitors and 6,471 industry professionals. The trade show and conference provides restaurateurs, foodservice professionals, caterers, dieticians/nutritionists, and retailers access to the latest products, services, education, culinary demonstrations and special events.
The three trade shows are owned and managed by Clarion UX (visit website), which produces 37 events across 13 sectors of both trade and consumer events. Clarion UX, which is the U.S. division of Clarion Events, UK, and backed by The Blackstone Group has become one of the fastest growing event companies in the U.S. with aggressive growth through both acquisition and launch. Clarion acquired PennWell in early 2018, bringing 4 Tradeshow 200 events into the U.S. portfolio and super-charging the already rapid growth. Clarion UX has offices in Trumbull, CT; Kennesaw, GA; Boca Raton, FL; Tacoma, WA, and Fairlawn, NJ.