If you're in the foodservice industry there really is only one trade show that offers a little bit of everything you'd need to run your business. From educational content to one of the largest trade shows you'll ever walk, the NRA Show has it all. Rightfully branded as the International Foodservice Marketplace, this show is ENORMOUS and we're headed to it in a little over one month! Not sure if you should attend? There’s still time to choose and prep for one of the largest foodservice trade shows. Read on to learn more about the show and why you should go too!
What is NRA?
The National Restaurant Association's yearly trade show takes place at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, this May 20-23. Bringing over 45,000 foodservice industry professionals, 2,000 foodservice companies and countless industry experts all together under one roof making an international foodservice marketplace. NRA is not only a great place to discover new foodservice innovation but also a great place to learn from the leaders and experts of the industry at one of the many educational sessions available.
Who attends the NRA trade show?
The NRA show is open to those who work in the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industries. Attracting attendees from across the globe, it's perfect for any type of foodservice owner, operator or management staff looking to learn more about their industry, see the next in innovative products and network with the right people. For bar owners and operators there is also the the Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants portion of the show which simultaneously takes place May 20-21!
Why do we attend this show?
For us, the NRA show is a excellent opportunity to connect with a large group of potential foodservice innovators. Our equipment is perfect for the just about any business as it requires no hoods or venting and minimal training. We love to meet with new and experienced foodservice operators who are looking for new ways to expand their line up!
Where can I find you?
We’ll be exhibiting at booth 5409 in the South Hall. For your convenience you can find the trade show floor planhere.You can also find our booth profile here to add it to your list of booths you’d like to see at the show!
Will we see you at the NRA tradeshow?
We hope so! If you’d like to schedule a time to meet one on one with one of our sales representatives, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you attend here are some tips:
Bring comfy shoes, this show is HUGE and your feet are going to feel it! The NRA website suggests planning on at least two days to see the entire show floor, if that feels like too much walking, plan on mapping our the booths and events you want to see most and make your way through those stops only! Also, don't forget to check the educational session schedule, some of the sessions fill fast, so you're best bet is to show up early!