Attendee FAQ

REGISTRATION

HOW DO I REGISTER TO ATTEND THE FLORIDA RESTAURANT & LODGING SHOW?

Registration for the 2022 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show will be available in Summer 2022.

Your registration includes admission to the exhibition, special events and 40+ educational sessions.

GENERAL QUESTIONS

WHEN & WHERE IS THE EVENT HELD?

Education Hours:
Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Expo Floor Hours:
Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Thursday, November 3, 2022


 

Caribe Royale Resort

8101 World Center Drive

Orlando, FL 32821
 

WHAT ARE THE EVENT HOURS?

Education Hours:
Tuesday, November 1, 2022: 2:00 PM- 5:00 PM

​Expo Floor Hours:
Wednesday, November 2, 2022: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, November 3, 2022: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

 

WHAT ARE THE ON-SITE REGISTRATION AND BADGE PICK-UP HOURS FOR THE 2022 FLORIDA RESTAURANT & LODGING SHOW

Wednesday, November 2, 2022: 9 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, November 3, 2022: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

 

WHAT DOES IT COST TO ATTEND?

Registration information coming soon. 
 

WHAT PAYMENT TYPES ARE ACCEPTED ON-SITE?

All major credit cards, cash and check are accepted on-site.

Attendee Questions

WHAT TYPES OF PRODUCTS ARE BEING SHOWN?

Our vendors will have food & beverage products, equipment, services, distributors, technology, and more.


WHO IS EXHIBITING?

The exhibits will feature hundreds of vendors showcasing front and back-of-house products, equipment, services and technology. 


WHAT SPECIAL EVENTS / FEATURES TAKE PLACE DURING THE SHOW?

There are many special events and features taking place at the show, including over 40 education sessions as part of the Education Program, The Torch Award and Beacon Award Presentations, culinary demonstrations at Center Stage, the Product Showcase, and several Specialty Pavilions.


HOW CAN I BOOK MY HOTEL?

Connections Housing, the official housing partner, provides reduced hotel rates and travel discounts for your trip to Florida. Check back soon for the Official Housing Portal of the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show.

Please note: Connections Housing is the ONLY official housing company associated with Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show 2022. While other hotel resellers may contact you offering housing for your trip, they are not endorsed by or affiliated with the show and entering into financial agreements with such companies can have costly consequences.


IS THERE PARKING AT THE EVENT AND HOW MUCH IS IT?

Parking is available at the Caribe Royale Resort. Please click here for the property map.


WHAT IT THE BEST AIRPORT TO FLY INTO?

The best airport to fly into is the Orlando International Airport.

 


AM I ABLE TO RENT A WHEELCHAIR OR ELECTRICAL SCOOTER FOR THE EVENT?

More information to come.


WHAT ATTRACTION OR RESTAURANT DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE TO SHOW VISITORS?

Orlando is full of attractions and restaurants! Check back soon for discounts! Click here for more information about surrounding restaurants and attractions.

 


WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS TO ATTEND?

This is an industry trade event open to all restaurant & food service professionals; it is not open to the general public. Please provide information about your position within the industry when registering.

 


WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH MY ATTENDEE BADGE?

Your Badge includes entrance to the Exhibit Hall, along with access to ALL Education Program sessions, demonstrations and special events.


ARE CHILDREN ALLOWED?

Children are not allowed on the show floor at any time; including infants. Attendees must be 18 years of age or over to attend.


WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY?

No refunds will be given for any canceled or no-show registrations; there are no exceptions to this policy.


WHAT IS THE PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE?

Registration information coming soon. 


WHAT IS THE COST TO ATTEND?

Registration information coming soon.

 


WHAT IS THE STUDENT ADMISSION POLICY?

 

The Show Student Admission Policy is as follows, and will be strictly enforced: 

No more than 10 students may attend per educational institution, with every five students requiring one adult/educator chaperone accompanying them throughout the Show. Groups must follow a one-chaperone to five-student ratio while in the Exhibit Hall. Groups of more than six will be asked by Show Management to split into smaller groups. No one under the age of 18 will be admitted to the Show at any time, and there will be no exceptions. All student registrations must be submitted at the same time as an Excel spreadsheet with the following information: student or chaperone name, title (for chaperones only), school name, mailing address and email address for each registrant for confirmation letters. The Student Admission rate is $20 per person and a valid student ID is required at the time of badge pick-up. Student/chaperone registration lists and payment information may be submitted to Andrea Tenzca at andrea.tenzca@clarionevents.com. Please note: if our maximum student allotment is exceeded, student registration will be closed. 


IS THERE A GROUP DISCOUNT POLICY?

No, there is not a group discount policy.


DO YOU MAIL THE BADGES?

No, you will receive an email confirmation after registering that you can print and bring to the show. At the show, scanning the barcode on that email will print your badge.


I NEED TO MAKE A CHANGE TO MY REGISTRATION; HOW CAN I DO SO?

Information coming soon.