About Urban Expositions
The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show is produced and managed by Urban Expositions, a Clarion Events Company.
Based in Kennesaw, GA and founded in 1995, Urban Expositions produces and manages a portfolio of 40+ events in the United States. We serve seven industry sectors including: Foodservice, Gift, Souvenir, Art, Aviation, Pet and Gaming. Urban also produces Airport Revenue News, a publication focused on the airport concession industry. Urban has offices in Shelton, CT and Boca Raton, FL and is also represented by employees in California, Colorado and Illinois.
Urban Expositions offers a complete roster of trade show management services, including strategic planning, exhibit sales, marketing including research and customer insights, operations, exhibitor/attendee promotions and services, media relations, conference management, database development and management. Urban is a nimble company that can be called upon to help or take over at any point in a show cycle. Through a logical, hands-on approach, Urban Expositions has become one of the fastest growing and most successful trade show companies in the United States. Visit the company website or contact the team.
In September of 2015, Urban announced that the majority ownership of the company was purchased by London-based Clarion Events. Clarion Events is one of the most respected event organizers in the U.K. and produces 200 events in 35 countries. The partnership of Clarion Events and Urban Expositions extended Clarion's reach into the U.S. market, giving them a strong platform for growth and expansion of their global footprint. The Clarion Events portfolio spans a number of product sectors, including the ones they share with Urban and the teams create uniquely effective and stimulating environments that can serve as a platform to build businesses, enhance customer relationships and accelerate product awareness. Clarion Events also produces a multitude of consumer events, industry conferences and trade events. Visit the company website.