On behalf of the National Restaurant Association Show, we invite working media to join us for the largest, most important industry trade event of the year. This event gives an unparalleled opportunity to engage with professionals seeking to reimagine foodservice through new products, technology, concepts, and thought leadership. Registration for the 2024 Show will open in January 2024.   

Who can register as Press?

Press passes will be granted to working media that regularly cover food, foodservice, entertainment and leisure or other topics related to the foodservice and hospitality industries.

Please note: Press passes will not be granted to publishers, general managers, account managers, PR/marketing professionals, sales associates or anyone who is attending the Show for reasons other than providing editorial coverage as working media. Non-working media are invited to register through general attendee registration.

Press Criteria & Credentials

All press registrants are required to submit the following criteria. Upon review, qualified members of the press will be provided a press pass. 

Past attendance does not guarantee approval. The National Restaurant Association Show communications team reserves the right to permit or deny admission to anyone based on the information submitted. Please email Julie Franks (jfranks@mdg.agency) with questions.  

At-A-Glance Press Criteria

National Restaurant Show

Expanded Press Criteria

Have questions?

For press and digital content creator inquiries, contact Julie Franks (jfranks@mdg.agency) with any questions. 


The National Restaurant Association Show reserves the right to deny any persons under this category for any reason. 

digital content creators

The National Restaurant Association Show would like to invite digital content creators to join us for the most important industry trade event of the year.

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