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October 23-24, 2017

David L. Lawrence Convention Center

PITTSBURGH, PA

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Everything to make your operation run  FASTER. CLEANER. BETTER. TASTIER.

New Restaurant Trade Exposition to Serve Pennsylvania

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The Pennsylvania Foodservice Expo is the only event in Pennsylvania to bring together all sectors of the restaurant, foodservice, nightlife and hospitality industry under one roof.

The latest products, services, and technologies will be showcased for the industry along with a comprehensive and leading-edge program of education that will provide foodservice operators from Pennsylvania and surrounding markets with the best tools to grow and improve their business.

Interested in Exhibiting?

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  • Why Pennsylvania?

    Why Pennsylvania?

    • 25,434: Eating & drinking place locations in Pennsylvania in 2015
    • $21 Billion: Projected sales in Pennsylvania restaurants in 2015
    • 561,300: Restaurant and foodservice jobs in Pennsylvania in 2016 (equals 10 percent of employment in the state with expected growth to be 18% by 2026)
    • $7 Billion: Visitor spending in 2014
  • Why Pittsburgh?

    Why Pittsburgh?

    • #1: Pittsburgh rated top city for restaurants in 2015
    • 10: QSR Magazine 2015 ranking for Pittsburgh as a large market with most growth potential for quick casual restaurants
    • 3: James Beard Foundation Award Categories that Pittsburgh restaurants were nominated in



 
  • These new partnerships are extremely exciting, as they will result in the top minds from the restaurant, foodservice, bar, and nightlife industries all coming together in one spot. By bringing together such complementary industries, the 2017 show and all those that follow will give attendees and exhibitors unlimited opportunity to take their business to the next level.
    Kerry Gumas,
    President & CEO, Questex
  • We are very excited to bring back the foodservice and lodging tradeshow for the Pennsylvania hospitality industry. By partnering with ExpoDevCo we can utilize their already existing foodservice show network and expand on that to bring our statewide industry together for an all-inclusive annual event.
    John Longstreet,
    President & CEO, Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association
  • Pennsylvania is a major market for the foodservice and hospitality industry, and we are delighted to be launching and partnering on this event with Questex and the PRLA.
    Stephanie Everett,
    COO & Partner, Exposition Development Company, Inc.