October 22-23, 2018

Pennsylvania Convention Center



Industry Supporters


The Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association strives to promote, protect, and improve the hospitality and tourism industries in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

In 2012, the Pennsylvania Restaurant Association and the Pennsylvania Tourism & Lodging Association entered into a joint venture agreement, combining their memberships and unifying the restaurant and lodging industries within on organization—the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association.

In 2016, PRLA entered into another agreement with the Pennsylvania Association of Travel & Tourism, thus unifying the hospitality and tourism industries under one roof. By combining resources, PRLA is able to convey a unified voice for the hospitality and tourism industries, both of which significantly contribute to the economic growth of Pennsylvania. 

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Food brings people together, and ACF brings together those who love food. Whether it’s the professional culinarian looking to build skills and a strong résumé, the foodservice executive chef wanting to network or the students and educators who embrace culinary arts, ACF has something for everyone!

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Children of Restaurant Employees, or CORE, is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization funded by donations from individuals, food and beverage operators, suppliers and distributors, and special events. CORE supports the children of food and beverage employees who are navigating life-altering circumstances or conditions.

Since inception in 2004, CORE has helped over 120 children from families across the industry and the country. CORE takes referrals and applications for support via our website, www.COREgives.org. You can refer a family, become a COREporate member or event sponsor, host a promotion to benefit CORE, or become a CORE Ambassador and spread awareness for CORE’s mission!

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Mid-Atlantic Events Magazine has been publishing a regional publication for corporate and association planners of Meetings, Conferences, Conventions, Trade Shows, Holiday Parties, Special Events, Galas, Banquets, Business and Group Travel, etc. for over 30 years. Besides producing our Magazine, we also coordinate, promote and cover numerous events from New York to Washington, DC., host a Think Tank Talk series of events, consult for properties and venues and has performs Secret Site visits.

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A digital publication that stands out in design and content. featuring chefs, owners and experts in all areas of foodservice from all corners of the globe. Food Fair is the sister publication to Foodservice Daily News NRA Daily and is designed to provide pre-show marketing leverage to the exhibitors of the show, Food Fair offers video driven content from the food scene as well as corporate messaging. Businesses can take advantage of the rising popularity of video marketing with a BusinessFocus profile in Food Fair.

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Restaurant Activity Report (RAR) has been reporting on new restaurant construction for over 18 years. Our goal is to find coming soon restaurants for restaurant vendors before anyone else. RAR provides hottest restaurant openings in your area, based on dozens of insider sources that we personally interview — getting you in touch with independent owners first, through maximum detail like direct contact information. To learn more contact Joe Sachs at joe@rarleads.com or 443-974-8897.

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