VISITOR FAQS

WHEN AND WHERE?

The Restaurant Show will take place from 27th - 29th September 2021 at Olympia London.

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Opening Times

Monday 27th September  10:00 – 17:00
Tuesday 28th September  10:00 – 17:00
Wednesday 29th September  10:00 – 16:00

 

Will i need to show proof of my covid-19 status to enter?

Yes, in line with the Association of Event Organisers and the latest government advice, all attendees will need to show proof of their Covid-19 status before entry to the venue is allowed. Proof shown may be one of the following:
• Proof of full vaccination two weeks prior to arrival via the NHS Covid pass or equivalent (for Internationals). Showing your vaccination card will not be acceptable.
• Proof of a negative Lateral Flow Test result taken 48hrs before arrival. The NHS email or text message confirming your result will suffice. Please do not bring the physical test or a photo of the test with you as this will not be accepted.
• Proof of natural immunity shown by a positive PCR test for COVID-19, lasting for 180 days from the date of the positive test and following completion of the self-isolation period.

We encourage all attendees to a Lateral Flow Test before arriving at the venue
Once you have shown proof of your Covid-19 status and your digital or printed visitor badge you will be granted entry into the show. Please make sure you download your visitor badge and print out before attending.

 

what other measures are in place at the show?

William Reed has collaborated with association partners including the Association of Event Organisers and the UK Government to develop industry-wide All Secure standards. Please take the time to familiarise yourself with our guidelines here.


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HOW DO I REGISTER?

Registration for The Restaurant Show 2021 is now open. Register here now.

 

WHAT IS THE COST?

The Restaurant Show is free to attend.

 

AM I ELIGIBLE TO VISIT?

The Restaurant Show is a trade only event that offers commercial opportunities, knowledge, development, culinary discovery and networking for anyone working in: restaurants, pubs, hotels, leisure clubs, bars, cafes, contract catering, private catering and airline catering. 

We also have a lot of interest from people who wish to set up a business in this sector. You are more than welcome to visit the show if this is your situation.

No under 18s will be admitted. Students by prior arrangement only. Please read our Admissions Policy.

 

I’M A MEMBER OF THE PRESS; CAN I GET A PRESS PASS?

Press badges at the show are restricted to publishers, editors, journalists, photographers, broadcasters and web bloggers associated with the industry. If you are already receiving show press releases from us, you will automatically be registered as Press for the show and your ‘Press badge’ will be emailed to you a week before the event. If however you wish to start receiving our releases and would like to attend the event, please email nick@jellybeancreative.co.uk with details of your publication and job title. Advertising personnel and media sales representatives will not be registered as press but should register via visitor registration.

 

CAN I BRING MY CHILD WITH ME?

This is an industry only event and therefore no one under the age of 18 will be admitted.

 

is there a cloakroom?

Yes there is a cloakroom in the entrance foyer.

 

WHY SHOULD I VISIT?

The Restaurant Show offers the best opportunity to see the widest selection of products and services available to the hospitality industry under one roof.

Whatever your role in the industry, our live events programme will feature a session to motivate you and have your burning business questions answered live.

It is beneficial to take the time away from the office to visit The Restaurant Show. We have hundreds of suppliers and products all under one roof, to save you time seeing them individually throughout the year.

 

CAN I ATTEND ON ALL 3 DAYS?

Yes, once registered you can come along any day.

 

WILL THERE BE ANY SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS OR DEMONSTRATIONS?

Yes there will be. We update our content programme every year to keep up to date with the latest trends. Our live event programme covers a broad selection of topics, especially industry trends. Take a look here

 

WHO WILL BE EXHIBITING?

The Restaurant Show incorporating Catering Equipment Expo offers the best opportunity to see the widest selection of products and services available to the hospitality industry under one roof. From food & drink, to tableware, technology and all the latest equipment for the kitchen, you’ll find it all under one roof.

Please keep checking our exhibitor page for regular updates.

 

DO I NEED PROOF OF INDUSTRY?

The Restaurant Show is trade only so you may be asked to validate your registration with proof of business onsite.

 

I’M WORRIED I HAVEN’T RECEIVED MY BADGE YET WHAT CAN I DO?

Badges will be emailed to you prior to the event. If you don’t receive your badge please email us for assistance here.

 

WHAT CAN I DO IF MY QUESTION HAS NOT BEEN ANSWERED BY ANY OF THE ABOVE?

Please call the organisers on 01293 610235 / 01293 846649