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Planning for the 2023 Show is Underway!
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As you’re planning, please remember to always look for the Official Service Provider Seal from any emails or companies contacting you to do business for the Show.
Should you choose to enter into a business relationship with a company that is not an Official National Restaurant Association Show Service Provider, the National Restaurant Association Show cannot vouch for their legitimacy, nor endorse their services. If in doubt, contact us.
Basic Show Information
The 2023 National Restaurant Association Show will take place at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois from Saturday, May 20 - Tuesday, May 23, 2023.
2023 Show Exhibit Hall Hours:
Saturday (May 20) to Monday (May 22): 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 23: 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The National Restaurant Association Show is open to professionals involved in the restaurant, foodservice, and hospitality industry.
No one under 16 years of age, including infants and toddlers, will be permitted on the Show floor at any time regardless of affiliation or circumstances. Children 16 to 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. The National Restaurant Association reserves the right to request proof of age. No children, no infants, no strollers, no backpack carriers are allowed. No exceptions. This rule applies to exhibitors and attendees.
The Show To Go is our 365-day interactive digital marketplace and directory. It's a chance for our audience to interact with the education and exhibitors they need year-round to succeed in the fast-changing hospitality industry. Promotion of the 2023 Show To Go begins in October 2022 with the launch of attendee registration and will continue through the 2023 Show.the show to go
About Your Booth
As part of your benefits of exhibiting in our Show, you have access to our 365, Show To Go interactive website and directory.login now
When our 2023 Attendee Registration launches in September, we will switch to 2023 Show To Go promotions.
Included in your profile:
- Company Info
- Company Description
- Product Categories
- Special Offers
Included in your profile:
- Company Logo
- Featured Products/Videos
- Online Business Cards
- Operator Leads*
- Scheduled Events
*Leads includes Name, Email, Title & Company Name of Operators who viewed your Profile and added you to their Show To Go.
Included in your booth:
- 8 ft. high back draping plus 3 ft. high side divider drapes (except islands, peninsulas receive 8 ft. high drape in the middle 10 ft. of their backwall and 3 ft. high drape on the sides)
- ID sign with company name and booth number
- General overhead lighting
- Sanitary dishwashing facilities
- Exhibitor Service Centers
- Online directory listing in The Show To Go, an interactive website, directory and onsite mobile app
Per our terms and conditions, we allow one (1) company name per 100 square feet. The company name cannot include a product, company description, DBA, or ‘presented by’. If your name change requests meets these guidelines, please email email@example.com to request the update.
Current exhibitors may view/print the most up-to-date invoices and pay their deposit/balance via credit card in their online accounts:
You will need your exhibitor ID from your approval email, your password, and your name.
NOTE: The balance due reflects booth space only and does not include outstanding balances with any other contractors.
We accept credit card, check, and wire/ACH payments. If you are sending a check please send to one of the addresses below:
via United States Postal Service:
Winsight, LLC / Restaurant Show
P.O. Box 844604
Boston, MA 02284-4604
via FedEx, UPS, or Overnight Carrier:
FIS - Lockbox Operations
C/O Winsight, LLC
10 Dan Road - Dock #2
Canton, MA 02021
Yes, we accept all major credit cards (American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover Card). If your contracted total cost is more than $17,100 you must submit a check or wire payment. There will be no exceptions.
National Restaurant Association Membership (Allied Membership) To become an Allied Member visit Restaurant.org/Join.
Allied Membership benefits include access to our annual Restaurant Industry Forecast and Restaurant TrendMapper® report, invitation-only webinars and newsletters, access to our Knowledge Center’s Information Specialists, as well as Allied member logo usage for your website and other marketing materials.
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