Connections & Resources

The National Restaurant Association Show brings the entire foodservice industry together and forms and fosters professional connections. Here are all the ways that you can meet fellow foodservice professionals, explore opportunities and stay plugged into your community both during the Show and throughout the year.

Connections at the Show

Connect through The Show To Go

Find and contact exhibitors before, during, and after the Show.

Connect on the Show Floor

Meet exhibitors and see the latest product innovations.

Connect with Experts and Peers

Find new opportunities and solutions for your biggest challenges.

Connect at Networking Events

Grow professional connections after-hours.

Year-Round Resources

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The Latest Show News

See Show updates and engage with a supportive online community of your peers.


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The Show To Go, Year-Round

Connect with exhibitors and find online education at your convenience.


The Latest Industry News

How a B&I chef is using mindfulness and vulnerability to create a welcoming space for all

Executive Chef Amira Cooke has helped her foodservice team at Aurora Innovation build a safe and thriving work environment.

White House advocates for expansion of free school meals as part of National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition and Health

The Biden Administration says it will take steps to provide free school meals to 9 million more students by 2032.

See what menu items are launching around the world

Technomic’s latest Global Menu Innovation report reveals what’s trending from Argentina to the U.K.

Taco Bell is expanding its sauce packet recycling program

Last year, Taco Bell began working with recycling company TerraCycle to develop a method for recycling used hot sauce packets. Now, the QSR chain is taking things one step further by allowing sauc...

Industry Information and Support

Explore brands and partners serving foodservice professionals and the industry at large.

National Restaurant Association

Resources and information to strengthen operations, mitigate risk and develop talent, advance and protect business vitality through advocacy, and drive knowledge and collaboration.

Restaurant Business news updates

Insights and benchmarks, trends and innovations, legislative and economic news to help entrepreneurs grow business and increase profits.


Resource tools and analytics, consumer and menu trend tracking, and actionable data to prioritize and size business opportunities.

Winsight Grocery Business

Latest foodservice retail news and analysis including financial, executive leadership, and mergers and acquisitions, and business solutions for today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities.


Exclusive coverage of and expert perspectives on product innovation, issues and events shaping the convenience and petroleum retail industry.

Foodservice Director

Trusted source of information, solutions and strategies to help all segments of non-commercial foodservice boost profitability and spur innovation in a changing economic environment.

American Hotel & Lodging Association

Training, education and news for hospitality and lodging professionals including legislative updates, SBA loan resources, employer resources and webinars.

American Culinary Federation

A professional organization based on promoting the professional image of American chefs worldwide through education of culinarians at all levels. The National Restaurant Association Show is offering continuing education hours through the American Culinary Federation for most Show programs.

Foodservice Consultants Society International

A professional organization offering design and management consulting services, specialized in the foodservice and hospitality industry, across the world. The National Restaurant Association Show is offering continuing education hours through Foodservice Consultants Society International for most Show programs.

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