Welcome

THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING THE
2017 MID-AMERICA RESTAURANT EXPO!

Thank you to all of the attendees and exhibitors who participated in the 2017 Mid-America Restaurant Expo! 

It was an exciting and action-packed two days! The Expo featured 300+ vendors, celebrity chefs, the Pizza Pizzazz competition, a food truck exhibit, coffee and spirits experts, and educational seminars. Our line-up of elite speakers provided tremendous thought leadership in subjects such as technology, people development, culture, industry trends and innovation.  

Check out some of our favorite memories from the show below.

 

Updates

01/31/2017

Brenz Pizza Co.’s Kyle Rosch wins the 2017 “Best of the Midwest” title with Bianca Rossa pizza

For the second year in a row, Brenz Pizza Co.’s Kyle Rosch took the top prize in the annual Pizza Pizzazz competition held on Jan. 29, 2017.

01/31/2017

Thank You for Attending the Expo

Thank you to all of the attendees and exhibitors who participated in the 2017 Mid-America Restaurant Expo!

01/22/2017

Early registration ends Wednesday, January 25

At 5:01 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, the price for admission jumps from $49 per person to $69 per person.

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IT'S ABOUT ACTION

Attend multimedia demonstrations on five stages     Watch exciting head-to-head culinary competitions     Experience seminars by industry innovators  

IT'S ABOUT ALL RESTAURANTS

Independents and regional chains wanted     Perfect for start-ups and veteran operators alike  

IT'S ABOUT NETWORKING

   
Meet and mingle
 
   
Make connections
 
   
Sip and sample

 

Why Exhibit

Buyers

Attendance will be more than 4,000 high-profile, forward-thinking independent & mid-sized regional restaurant operators, 75% are decision-makers.

Innovation & Technology

The Expo is a fresh, new show surrounding foodservice innovation and technology. Developed through extensive research, it showcases the latest industry tools, tips, trends and tastes.

Energy

The show’s environment will be buzzing with high-energy demonstration stages, competitions, tastings, coaching areas and high-caliber programming guaranteeing an exciting and info-packed two days!

Experts

The Mid-America Restaurant Expo is a premier restaurant industry event that connects exhibitors and buyers in a uniquely progressive and dynamic environment.

INVESTMENT

  • The Expo is competitively priced at $18.95 per square foot
  • Value-added services include: Free ice, free refrigeration, free freezer storage and a free listing and product description in the show’s program
  • Each exhibitor receives ten free guest passes for each 10x10 space reserved
  • Held at a right-to-work facility, exhibitors save time and money doing their own move-in, set-up and tear down

IT’S A BUYERS’ MARKET AND YOUR COMPETITORS WILL BE AT THIS SHOW. RESERVE YOUR SPACE EARLY! 

For exhibit application and show information,
contact trade show manager,
DEBRA SEIPLE at (877) 265-7469
or dseiple@ohiorestaurant.org