Grow your business with
The Restaurant Show

The Restaurant Show, featuring Bar & Pub and Catering Equipment Expo, is the renowned trade exhibition for the restaurant, food service and hospitality industry, offering exhibitors and sponsors a strong and respected platform to engage face-to-face.

Get found: Bring your products & services to an audience of industry decision makers.
Generate sales leads: Meet face-to-face with buyers across the full hospitality industry spectrum.

  • 82% of visitors at 2017 The Restaurant Show spend up to, or over, £250k annually.
  • 75% of visitors specify, recommend, influence or make the final purchasing decision.
  • 69% of 2017 visitors intended to place an order as a result of attending the show.

Nearly 50% of exhibitors agree: Exhibitions and trade shows continue to offer the best ROI!

Meet face to face with buyers

Booking a stand at The Restaurant Show, incorporating Bar & Pub and Catering Equipment Expo, puts you in front of some of the biggest names in the business. Now entering 30 years of supporting the hospitality industry, The Restaurant Show attracts buyers from foodservice owners, chefs and decision makers from the mid to top-tier restaurant and catering sectors - from independents to multiples and national chains.

  • High End
  • National Chains
  • Hotels and Hotel Groups
  • Catering Services
  • Independents

CLICK HERE to take a look at a small selection of key decision makers who visited the 2017 event.

Why exhibit?

The Restaurant Show offers suppliers to the market a solid and respected platform to engage face-to-face with the foodservice and hospitality industry.

Use The Restaurant Show to:

  • Launch new products and services
  • Raise awareness of your brands and products
  • Showcase existing lines
  • Generate new sales leads
  • Meet and entertain existing clients
  • Make new contacts
  • Generate press and editorial coverage
  • Network with the industry
  • Keep abreast of your competitors

Receive Full Marketing Support

Campaign channels and highlights include:

  • Direct marketing to a database of over 118,000 contacts
  • Extensive advertising across key William Reed Business Media and other trade titles including Restaurant magazine, BigHospitality, The Morning Advertiser.
  • Field marketing at key industry events and through partners and associations
  • Telemarketing promotion to key individuals across identified sub-sectors
  • Regular newsletters to 20,000 relevant buyers and decision makers
  • Banner advertisements and online marketing on selected websites such as BigHospitality, The Morning Advertiser, diary dates on association websites
  • Extensive social media campaign
  • PR campaign targeting regional and national print and online
  • Full website listing including back-end access to add/edit your own:
    • Company profile: including copy, website links, images & social media.
    • Press releases: details of your product launches.
    • Product listings: including copy, images all fully searchable & integrated with social media.
  • Trackable e-tickets
  • Restaurant Magazine: A-Z product listing Great New Idea Award: opportunity to enter your products
  •  RT's from @The Restaurant Show - over 10.6k followers 
  • Feature products and tag in posts on our Facebook Page


Exhibiting at The Restaurant Show offers suppliers to the restaurant and catering market a dedicated and focussed event, attracting thousands of restaurateurs, owners, chefs, sommeliers, caterers and hoteliers year on year. This respected trade event is the ideal platform to promote products and services to the entire industry.

We want all exhibitors at The Restaurant Show to get the best return on investment and offer dedicated exhibiting packages to meet your specific business needs and budget.

Sponsorship platforms include:

  • Live Events
  • Visitor bags
  • Online branding and enhanced online exposure
  • Product placement
  • Marketing collateral
  • Visitor on-line and on-site registration
  • Visitor lanyards
  • Other bespoke packages

To discuss tailored sponsorship packages and stand rates, please contact Hanne Sperry today on 01293 610496

Meet the Team


Don't just take our word for it

Hear what just some of our 2017 exhibitors said via Social Media…

“What we enjoy the most about trade shows is having the chance to talk to people about us, our products, and most important being able to show our high quality and eye-catching products!” #hospitalitylife – Menu Shop

“Amazing busy 3 days @RestaurantShow great to see lots of old friends, catch up and meet new chefs interested in learning.” Michelle Gillott @cocoshells

“Thank you @RestaurantShow for putting on such a great exhibition again this year! We had a brilliant time.” Clifton Food Range @cliftonfood

“Really worthwhile 3 days at @RestaurantShow for the @ActionOnHearing #SpeakEasy team. We loved talking to the industry – lots of insights and leads.” Johanna Taylor @meerkat_jo

“A huge thanks for @RestaurantShow for putting on yet another excellent show. Met so many fiends old and new. See you next year.” Panasonic MW @PanasonicMW