Why Attend NRA Show 2012?
After several grueling years, restaurant industry sales are beginning to roar back. In fact, the National Restaurant Association forecasts a record-high $600 billion in sales for 2012. Things are looking up.
You still have to deal with fluctuating costs and razor-thin margins. But now’s the time to invest in your operation and build your knowledge to keep your business in fighting shape.
At NRA Show 2012, you’ll find everything you need to for smart growth:
Connect with 1,800+ exhibitors across 900+ product categories
Attend more than 70 free education sessions on hyper-relevant topics
Network with industry leaders from 100 countries and across the U.S.
Get jazzed by top chefs in the World Culinary Showcase
Find niche solutions in focused Specialty Pavilions
Live it up at official Show after-parties that celebrate our industry
About the Show
For nearly a century, the NRA Show has brought together the best and brightest in the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industry for four days of discovery, sourcing, networking and entertainment. Produced by the National Restaurant Association, the NRA Show draws 58,000+ industry professionals from all 50 states and 100+ countries to Chicago each May—all seeking or showcasing the newest innovations and up-to-the-minute information about trends and issues.
As the international foodservice marketplace, the NRA Show provides unparalleled opportunity for buyers and sellers to come together, conduct business and learn from one another, igniting the future of businesses, relationships and ideas.
Year after year, this hotbed of discovery and interactivity is a launching pad for more new innovation, products, services, creative ideas and other growth opportunities than any other industry event in the world. Exhibitors represent 900+ product categories, including:
Paper, plastics and supplies
Technology and Entertainment
In addition to finding the latest in cutting-edge foodservice products and services, attendees gain access to 70+ free education sessions, panel discussions and cooking demonstrations led by industry experts. These buyers represent operators, dealers, distributors and other decision-makers from 40+ foodservice segments and channels, including:
University and School
Join us in celebrating and advancing the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industry during the most dynamic, inspiring and action-packed event of the year, coming May 2012.
Register for the Show
NRA Show 2012 Attendee Registration
May 5-8, 2012
McCormick Place, Chicago
Be part of it all and see the future of the industry today. Register now for your all-access pass to world-class events, free education sessions, special features and a lively and dynamic exhibit floor.
Thanks to Cary Miller of Food Industry News
See you there!