Exhibitor FAQ

How can I exhibit at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York?

Please contact:

Bill Sheaffer, Show Manager

Ph: 203-484-8055

Email: bsheaffer@urban-expo.com

Dave Nagy, Show Manager

Ph: 203-484-8056

Email: dnagy@urban-expo.com

What is the cost to exhibit at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York?

We offer upgraded value packages to our exhibitors to make exhibiting as cost-effective and as easy as possible. Contact our sales force today for detailed information.

What is included in the Upgraded Value Packages?

As an International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York exhibitor, you can receive a booth with standard booth background (pipe and drape), company ID sign, directory listing in the Official Show Directory, standard furnishings (carpet, 6ft table, and 2 side chairs), staff badges (within allotment) and amenities like the lead retrieval machine, attendee lists, cleaning, etc. You can also receive VIP tickets imprinted with your company name and free public relations. Contact a member of our sales team to find out what booth package is best for your needs.

What are the show dates & hours?
  • Sunday, March 4, 2018 10:00am to 5:00pm
  • Monday, March 5, 2018 10:00am to 5:00pm
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018 10:00am to 4:00pm
Are there associations affiliated with the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York?

The Show is sponsored by the New York State Restaurant Association.

Does the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York get press coverage?

Yes. In 2016, over 150 trade and consumer press organizations were at the Show. WCBS 880am, WPIX, CNBC, ABC World News Now, NY1, A & E, Fox News, WNBC, New York Magazine, Total Food Service, Pastry Art & Design, Food Arts, and Nation's Restaurant News came to the Show to preview the latest products and services resulting in lots of event coverage. Contact Amy Riemer at amy@riemercommunications.com for additional details.

How do I edit/update my exhibitor profile?

Please update your company information in our online portal here. Your password was emailed to you previously, but if you need another copy, please email nicole.shorette@urban-expo.com.

How can exhibitors obtain a password?

You will receive emails from the Show team that will include your customer ID and password. If you can't find them or need help updating your listing, please contact our team at thefoodshows@urban-expo.com

Can I bring my family to the Show?

This event is for the trade only! Children under the age of 18 are not permitted on the Show floor, including infants. NO EXCEPTIONS! Photo ID will be required for all attendees.

How can I request a Visa Invitation Letter?

Exhibitors must have a signed booth agreement and be paid in full in order to request a Visa Letter Invitation. Please note: requests must be submitted on your company letterhead. Please contact Show Coordinator Nicole Shorette at nicole.shorette@urban-expo.com for more information. We do not send Visa Letter Invitations to attendees.

Is there parking at the event and how much is it?

Parking is available at multiple garages near the Javits Center, but we have a special $17 for 10 hours parking rate coupon for two garages within walking distance of the Javits Center.
MP41 LLC - 475 West 41st Street 
MP Manhattan Plaza LLC - 401-471 West 42nd Street

Coupon must be printed before arriving at the parking facility, and surrendered to cashier upon entry to the garage. 

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