8,000+ Food Industry Professionals Will gather in September for the 2018 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show

8,000+ Food Industry Professionals Will Gather in September for the 2018 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show

Early Bird Rates Expires June 29th, Register Today at www.flrestaurantandlodgingshow.com/

ORLANDO, FL June 26, 2018 – Registration has officially opened for the 2018 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show, co-located with Healthy Food Expo Florida, to be held Thursday, September 6-Saturday, September 8 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. This trade show and conference will bring thousands of restaurant owners and operators, chefs, foodservice professionals and other food industry professionals together to take advantage of all the great product launches and networking opportunities the show has to offer. The event is sponsored by the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association, (FRLA) a partner of the National Restaurant Association. Registration is now open here

The 2018 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show will provide 8,000+ industry professionals with access to the hottest menu trends, state of the art design and decor, a renowned education program, special events including the Rapid Fire Challenge, the Foodservice Council for Women, Show Party, several culinary demonstrations, and 450+ of the leading vendors and purveyors dedicated to serving the restaurant & foodservice community.  The show floor will offer several pavilions, including The Food Trends Experience, Beer, Wine & Spirits, Gourmet Way, New Exhibitor, Pubware & Equipment, International Showcase and Coffee Fest Marketplace.   Attendees will also have access to the new Healthy Food Expo Florida, an event which will showcase organic, vegan, gluten-free, allergy-safe, hormone-free, non-GMO, raw, low-sodium and low-fat food solutions, as well as demos, education sessions and other special events.

“This year’s show is poised to be our best yet,” said Tom Loughran, Vice President for the Clarion UX Food and Beverage Portfolio. “Foodservice professionals from throughout the Southeast will be able to experience and immerse themselves in the newest trends including a focus on healthy food, as well as interact with over 450 exhibitors throughout both of the shows. Our educational program continues to grow, and attendees will walk away with exciting new skills and knowledge to bring to back to their businesses.”

The 2018 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show is produced and managed by Clarion UX, and sponsored by the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association. For more information, visit www.flrestaurantandlodgingshow.com/. The 2018 event will be co-located with Healthy Food Expo Florida and attendees will have access to both events with just one badge.   

About Clarion UX - Clarion UX produces 37 events across 13 sectors of both trade and consumer events.  Clarion UX, which is the U.S. division of Clarion Events, UK, and backed by The Blackstone Group has become one of the fastest growing event companies in the U.S. with aggressive growth through both acquisition and launch.  Clarion acquired PennWell in early 2018, bringing 4 Tradeshow 200 events into the U.S. portfolio and super-charging the already rapid growth.  Clarion UX has offices in Trumbull, CT; Kennesaw, GA; Boca Raton, FL; Tacoma, WA, and Fairlawn, NJ. www.clarionux.com

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