Michael Symon back to keynote Mid-America Restaurant Expo

Back by popular demand, Celebrity chef, restaurateur, James Beard award winner and television star Michael Symon returns as keynote speaker for the 2019 Mid-America Restaurant Expo.


Share your engaging and informative content at the Expo

Interested in delivering a breakout presentation at the 2019 #MAREXPO? Complete the Speaker RFP Form now.


Booth Reservations Now Being Accepted

Reserve your booth space today for the 2019 Mid-America Restaurant Expo.


Expo 2018 Huge Success!

The second annual Mid-America Restaurant Expo shone as the Midwest’s premier restaurant and foodservice industry show


Cleveland chef claims Burger Battle title at 2018 Mid-America Restaurant Expo

‘Hangover cure’ hamburger nets $1,000 prize for Metropolitan at the 9 chef


Tips for Networking at the Expo

MAREXPO attracts over 4,000 attendees and more than 300 exhibitors each year. That's a lot of potential exposure for your business.


Download the Expo event app!

Personalize your seminar schedule, map out exhibits, play cool games and connect with other attendees...all from the palm of your hand.


Show Specials at the Expo

Expo exhibitors are offering great discounts and deals at the 2018 MAREXPO! Visit the following exhibitors at the show to take advantage of the savings.


NEW for '18: Expo Burger Battle

Bring your Best Burger on Jan. 29 and be one of 14 contestants vying for Best Burger in the Midwest honors and the chance to win $1,000!


2018 MAREXPO Exhibitors to Know

Here's a sneak peek at the new and returning Expo exhibitors.


Maximize your time at the 2018 MAREXPO

Here's what you need to know to get the most out of your time at the expo.


Get to Know Our Keynote Speaker – Michael Symon

The 2018 Mid-America Restaurant Expo presents celebrity chef Michael Symon as the keynote speaker.


Book your hotel room by December 20

The Expo has negotiated exclusive rates at four area hotels. Please contact the hotels directly to secure your reservation.


What to Expect at the 2018 Mid-America Restaurant Expo

This premiere event showcases the latest trends, tools and topics impacting the restaurant industry.


Register before December 1 for $29

Save $20 off your show admission when you register before December 1, 2017.


The Expo Returns in January

Here's a sneak peek of the NEW features and events planned for 2018.

Great show this year! Lots of booths and a few great competitions! Nice work!

Jeremy Galvin, Master Pizza

See what others are saying