Trade Show

National Restaurant Association Show

"NRA Show - The International Food Service and Hospitality Marketplace."
National Restaurant Association Show (NRA Show) is the platform to discover, learn, connect, inspire and gain the tools needed to innovate and thrive in the international food marketplace. A unique, forward-thinking experience for restaurant leaders, focused on tools and resources to deliver actionable strategies for exponential growth while providing takeaways that are critical to business success.


09:00 AM - 05:00 PM (General)

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Visitors: 65000 (Estimated)
Exhibitors: 2000 (Estimated)

Category & Type

Trade Show


Frequency Annual
(Listed since Jul 2013)
Past Editions May 19 - 22, 2018
May 20 - 23, 2017
May 21 - 24, 2016
May 16 - 19, 2015
May 17 - 20, 2014

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Visitors Attending

Mahmood Saleem

Mahmood Saleem

Data Base Analysis at Toronto agency Amman, Jordan
Brenda Alizzi

Brenda Alizzi

Owner at Rosalitas Tex Mex Grill Palm Beach, United States
Helen Carlson

Helen Carlson

Director of F&B / Hotel & Hospitality at Business Chief Norwich, United Kingdom
Amanda Frantom

Amanda Frantom

Background Investigator at National Background Investigations Stevensville, United States
Maurizio Cocchi

Maurizio Cocchi

Owner at Ita-Ca llc Costa Mesa, United States
Akash Vaghani

Akash Vaghani

exporter at Akashvani International Surat, India


CEO at GBR INDUSTRIES Bengaluru, India

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Based on 100 Ratings

Visitor's Reviews

4 Chef Gregoire McClain Chef at Secret Ingredient Caterers Edition Attended : May, 2018

When talking to Sue let her explain/scan why her product will be good for me. Tom Mohamed Ming aren't needed. Need more Vendors interested in the "small guys" like me. Caterers independents w receipts of $500k or less. Loved demonstration seminars.

5 melissa williams Co - Owner at Boltwood Ventures Edition Attended : May, 2018

Getting to and from the parking is confusing due to the venue's insufficient signage - it would be helpful for attendees if you would post additional temporary signs directing attendees

5 Judithlakehewitt Food service consultant at Proficient Home Health Care Edition Attended : May, 2018

The show was beyond words. No words to describe it. If I have to choose a word it would be totally awesome the best. The education the food the people unbelievable

4 Brian Kato Dilks Owner at Annette's Westgate cafe Edition Attended : May, 2018

so many of the same items shown. esp in paper supplies. Also was there to talk to POS people and after 3 of them were so over the top pushy that we decided to stop looking

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Exhibitor Profile

Around 1800 exhibitor list of National Restaurant Association will involve the participation of restaurant and bar owners, chain representatives, hospitality professionals, distributors, importers and wholesalers. Equipments and products related to the Food and Beverage sector are also exhibited here. Furnishings and Decorations, Paper, Plastic Supplies, Services, Tableware, Technology and Entertainment products are also exhibited in this show.

Exhibitors List (past edition)

BoothExhibitor NameProducts & Services
-Anchor PackagingLake Saint Louis, USASquare Bowl,Rectangular Tray,Cutter Box,Dispenser Box,Anchor Foil Aluminum Pans,Anchor Wrap Refill Rolls
-Avon Appliances Pvt. Ltd.IndiaWine Chiller,Ice Bucket,Pasta Steamer,Cocktail Shaker,Non-Stick Fry Pans,SS Perforated Spoon (Shallow)
-Bissell BigGreen CommercialCookeville, USASweepers,Microfiber Cleaning Cloths,Roller Brush,Steam Mops,Slinky Hose,Power Team Vacuum Cleaner
-A.J. Antunes & Co.- ROUNDUP & VIZIONCarol Stream, USADigital Temperature Indicator,Heated Display Cabinet,Muffin Toasters,New Roll Rite,Hot Dug Hutch,Pizza Display Cabinet
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