partner with expo 2018

Expand Network

Attendance will be more than 4,000 high-profile, independent and mid-sized regional restaurant operators. 75% are decision-makers looking to buy new products. Don't miss your chance to participate.

Gain Exposure

The Expo is the premier restaurant industry event in the Midwest connecting exhibitors and buyers in a progressive and dynamic environment centered on innovation, technology and trends. Attendees will experience the best the industry has to offer.

Build Relationships

The Expo is a high-energy tradeshow featuring multiple live demonstration stages, culinary competitions and food and beverage tastings all held in its expansive exhibit hall showcasing over 300 exhibitor booths. 


2018 marks the 26th consecutive tradeshow hosted by the Ohio Restaurant Association. Last year's Expo exceeded all expectations to become our most exciting show ever! 

who should exhibit?

All companies servicing the foodservice industry in the Midwest.

  • Appetizers
  • Baked goods
  • Beverages
  • Cleaning equipment & services
  • Computer/POS
  • Cooking & prep equipment
  • Decor & furnishings
  • Ingredients & supplies
  • Professional services
  • Signage & banners

booth pricing

 Booth size


what is included with your booth?

  • Pipe & drape (8' high backwall; 3' high sides)
  • Company identification sign
  • Expo website listing
  • Company listing and product information in the printed show directory
  • Company listing, logo and product informaiton on the event app
  • Free ice, refrigeration and freezer space
  • 10 free guest passes for your best customers for every 10'x10' booth reserved
  • Post-show attendee mailing list
  • Booth personnel badges

are you a beverage manufacturer or distributor?

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If so, consider exhibiting inside THE ESTABLISHMENT. This tavern-like space on the show floor of the Expo is designed to attract restaurant owners, foodservice professionals and qualified buyers. From brews, wines, spirits and meads, to ciders and sodas, Expo attendees want to sample the newest beverage trends and discuss the best products available with you. CLICK HERE to learn more about THE ESTABLISHMENT and view exclusive booth package pricing.


interested in exhibiting?

Prospectus CoverDownload the Exhibitor Prospectus and discover why your company should be exhibiting at the Midwest's leading restaurant industry event.

It's a buyers' market and your competitors will be at the Expo. Reserve your space early!

Questions? Contact trade show manager Debra Seiple at (877) 265-7469.