From March 8-10, the 27th International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York will be co-located once again with Healthy Food Expo New York and Coffee Fest at the Javits Center in New York City. This three-day event will be the gathering place for thousands of restaurant, foodservice, and food retail professionals who will have access to all three shows offering the largest food & beverage experience in the Northeast. For the best savings, register before rates increase on February 2nd.
“Registration is now open and we invite those in the industry to take advantage of the three most insightful days of the year. This is the perfect mix of solutions for restaurant and foodservice professionals all under one roof to find thousands of new products for food industry buyers including everything from restaurant equipment to plant-based proteins and the newest specialty coffees and teas,” said Tom Loughran, Vice President for the Clarion UX Food & Beverage Group. “Register for one and have access to all three shows with just one badge. This is a perfect synergy of events, giving our attendees and exhibitors access to new opportunities to find new products, become educated on various important issues and network with industry leaders.”
The 2020 International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York will provide thousands of industry professionals with access to the hottest menu trends, state of the art design and decor, a renowned education program, special events including Hip Sip Battle of the Modern Bartender, Rapid Fire Challenge, and hundreds of leading vendors and purveyors dedicated to serving the restaurant & foodservice community. The education program will offer seven tracks including sessions on Bar & Beverage, Building a Winning Team, Hot Topics, Marketing & Social Media, Health & Diet, and Operational Excellence. The special events being planned include Culinary Demonstrations on Center Stage, the presentations of the Torch and Beacon Awards, the Foodservice Council for Women, and several paid workshops. For more information, visit www.internationalrestaurantny.com.
Coffee Fest attracts café & restaurant owners, coffee roasters, and anyone interested in growing their specialty coffee & tea business or career. Coffee Fest attendees can discover product trends, network, and build on what they know through seminars and hands-on workshops. In addition, the Latte Art World Championship Open will be held featuring 64 of the best latte artists from around the world in head-to-head competition. For more information, visit www.coffeefest.com.
Healthy Food Expo New York will bring attendees access to the latest healthy products from organic, vegan, gluten-free and allergy-safe to hormone-free, non-GMO, plant-based, low-sodium, low-fat, and more. Attendees will be able to enjoy samples, demos, education and special events — all designed to incorporate healthy foods into a business model to drive profits. The Healthy Food Expo will offer education sessions focused on hot topics including Trending Healthy Ingredients, Plant-Based Proteins, Food Allergies, Gluten-Free Options, Sourcing Local Food, Healthy Beverage Category, and much more. Visit www.healthyfoodexpos.com/healthy-food-new-york for all of the latest information.
For exhibitors of the events, an increasingly popular feature is the MATCH! Program, an efficient and effective way to connect with the buyers most relevant to an exhibitor’s business objectives. The appointment driven program delivers measurable ROI in the form of prescheduled appointments with qualified buyers who have purchasing authority and spend. For more information contact Karen Gillis at Karen.Gillis@clarionevents.com.
The three trade shows are owned and managed by Clarion UX (www.clarionux.com), and the International Restaurant and Foodservice Show of New York and Healthy Food Expos are sponsored by the New York State Restaurant Association (www.nysra.org). Clarion UX 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; Tulsa, OK and Fairlawn, NJ.