4 Must Attend Foodservice Expos in 2024

Feb 27, 2024

Attending restaurant and foodservice industry shows is crucial for professionals seeking to stay ahead in a continuously evolving arena. These events provide invaluable opportunities for networking, discovering the latest trends, and gaining insights into innovative technologies and practices. In 2024, several notable shows promise to showcase cutting-edge advancements and facilitate meaningful connections within the industry. From unveiling culinary innovations to exploring sustainable practices, these events offer a platform for professionals to enhance their expertise and drive success in the dynamic world of foodservice.


Bar & Restaurant Expo 

Join over 13,000 industry professionals at the Bar & Restaurant Expo, a comprehensive event  to unveil strategies and innovations driving financial success in the dynamic food and beverage landscape. Tailored to meet the unique challenges of the hospitality industry, this expo offers practical solutions and innovative ideas for unlocking untapped revenue streams. From single-unit operators to national chains and hospitality groups, attendees will gain valuable insights from experts and successful entrepreneurs, participate in exclusive conference sessions, discover cutting-edge solutions, sample trends from 500 suppliers, and acquire actionable knowledge to enhance their bottom line.


March 18-20, 2024, Las Vegas, NV

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International Pizza Expo 

Experience the ultimate pizza extravaganza at the International Pizza Expo, celebrating its 40th year of delivering fresh content, thrilling competitions, and exciting events. As the largest event in the pizza industry, thousands of professionals gather in Las Vegas, Nevada, for three days dedicated to everything pizza. Attendees can expect a global showcase of suppliers, networking opportunities, educational sessions led by industry experts, and national competitions, making this event truly unparalleled in the world of pizza.


March 19-21, 2024, Las Vegas, NV

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Summer Fancy Food Show

Celebrating its 68th year, the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City has evolved alongside American food culture since its inception in the post-war era of the 1950s. Initially focused on European imports, the show has expanded to showcase diverse of specialty foods, reflecting evolving consumer preferences and behaviors. Hosted by the Specialty Food Association, this event brings together thousands of producers and tens of thousands of attendees annually, serving as a vibrant gathering to celebrate flavor, innovation, and community within the specialty food industry.


June 23-25, 2024, New York City, NY

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Western Food Expo 

Join thousands of industry professionals from various sectors at the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, from August 25-27, 2024, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This premier event offers access to the latest menu trends, cutting-edge design and decor, valuable business education sessions, and a diverse range of leading vendors and suppliers. Attendees can participate in live culinary demonstrations, awards ceremonies, roundtable discussions, and program tracks covering Hot Topics, Bar & Beverage, Marketing & Social Media, and Operational Excellence. This event is exclusively for industry professionals aged 18 and above; no children or strollers are permitted on the show floor.

2019 Western food expo
Western Food Expo Exhibitor in 2019

August 25-27, 2024, Los Angeles, CA

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