partner with expo 2019

Expand Network

Attendance will be upwards of 4,000 high-profile, independent and mid-sized regional restaurant operators. Expand your network with decision-makers, restaurant & food truck owners, general managers, executive chefs, F&B directors, purchasing managers and caterers. 

Gain Exposure

The Expo is the premier restaurant industry event in the Midwest connecting exhibitors and buyers in a progressive and dynamic environment centered on innovation, technology and trends. Attendees will continue to experience the best of the industry.

Build Relationships

The Expo is a high-energy tradeshow featuring multiple live demonstration stages, culinary competitions and food and beverage tastings all held in its expansive exhibit hall showcasing over 350 booths and displays. 


2019 marks the 27th consecutive tradeshow hosted by the Ohio Restaurant Association. Last year's show had more qualified buyers in attendance than ever before. Don't miss your chance to participate!

who should exhibit?

All companies servicing the foodservice industry in the Midwest.

  • Appetizers & snack foods
  • Baked goods
  • Beverages
  • Cleaning equipment & services
  • Computer/POS
  • Cooking & prep equipment
  • Decor & furnishings
  • Ingredients & supplies
  • Professional services
  • Signage & banners

booth pricing

 Booth size


what is included with your booth?

  • Pipe & drape (8' high backwall; 3' high sides)
  • Company identification sign
  • Expo website listing
  • Company listing and product information in the printed show directory
  • Company listing, logo and product informaiton on the event app
  • Free ice, refrigeration and freezer space
  • 10 free guest passes for your best customers for every 10'x10' booth reserved
  • Post-show attendee mailing list
  • Booth personnel badges

interested in exhibiting?

2019 Exhibitor Prospectus Cover 3Download the Exhibitor Prospectus and discover why your company should be exhibiting at the Midwest's leading restaurant industry event.

It's a buyers' market and your competitors will be at the Expo. Reserve your space early!

Questions? Contact trade show manager Debra Seiple at (877) 265-7469.


We had such a great time at the Mid-America Restaurant Expo making all kinds of new friends! 

Helio Terra Vegan Cafe


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