Special Events and Featured Areas

First Taste of the Show

With this First Taste of the Show, you set the tone for buyers’ introduction to the show with your product sample available to all guests as they enter the Convention Center and stop in the Registration Area to pick up their credentials.

Category Exclusive: All Three Days of the Event - 3 hours/day - $2500

Non-Category Exclusive: All Three Days of the Event - 3 hours/day - $1500

Limited to only 6 companies

Press Office - $1,000

Put your company name in front of hundreds of press who are at the show to report on the latest trends and products. Your company logo will be displayed on signage at the entrance to the Press Office where all press must go to get their badges.

Photo Booth - $7,500

Extend your show presence into social media by sponsoring the Official Show photo booth:

  • Included as “Photo Booth Sponsor” with Company logo on all marketing content highlighting the Show Photo Booth (website, Show Directory, onsite handouts, onsite sign, attendee emails, etc.)
  • 10 x 10 space package booth
  • One customizable hashtag on every picture shared on social media from photo booth
  • Logo included on step & repeat background in photo booth
  • Ability to provide branded Photo Booth props
  • Logo included on sleeve of t-shirt handed to first 750 attendees who take a picture at photo booth

Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum Education Program

You can align your brand with our Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum education program - over 30 sessions of industry leading education for restaurant and foodservice professionals. Sponsorships include Gold, Silver, and Presenting sponsor options, handouts, samples, and much more.

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Culinary Demonstration Theater

Thousands of attendees visit the Culinary Demonstration area to see the latest trends and cooking innovations. Your company can sponsor various areas of this featured destination including topics, celebrity chefs, competitions, equipment, cooking supplies, tablewares, handouts, drawing, or also choose to be an overall sponsor.

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Hydration Stations

Your brand can sponsor water stations on the show floor. This is a great opportunity for your brand to be in various locations at the show floor and to help provide a service that customers constantly are asking for!

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Relaxation Lounges

Welcome buyers to one of our specialty lounges, the perfect respite for buyers to relax, regroup and refresh. Our lounge will become an extension of your brand and can be customized* to fit your objectives and goals.

Call for pricing and availability. *Additional fees will apply for customization.

Meeting Room Request

A very limited number of meeting rooms are available at the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York and may be rented by exhibitors and/or related industry groups on a first-come, first-served basis.

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