CO-LOCATED WITH HEALTHY FOOD EXPO NEW YORK & COFFEE FEST
MARCH 3-5, 2019, JAVITS CENTER, NY

Three Shows. One Badge.

THREE SHOWS WITH ONE BADGE: MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND THE INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT SHOW, HEALTHY FOOD EXPO AND COFFEE FEST MARCH 3-5 IN NYC

Act Fast: Registration Rates Increase After February 2nd

NEW YORK, NY, February 1, 2019 – For three days in March the Javits Center in New York City will be the gathering place for thousands of restaurant, foodservice, and food retail professionals who will have access to three leading food industry trade shows and conferences. From March 3-5, the 26thInternational Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York will be co-located for the first time with Healthy Food Expo New York and Coffee Fest. One badge will grant attendees access to all three events offering the largest food & beverage experience in the Northeast. For the best savings, register for one of the events before rates increase on February 3rd.

"There is so much excitement leading up to these three events, which will showcase thousands of new products for food industry buyers including everything from restaurant equipment to plant-based proteins and the newest specialty coffees and tea," said Tom Loughran, Vice President for the Clarion UX Food & Beverage Group. "This is a perfect synergy of events, giving our attendees and exhibitors access to new opportunities to find new products, become educated on various important issues and network with industry leaders.  We invite those in the industry to take advantage of the three most insightful days of the year – and the three most inspirational shows of the year. Attend all three with just one badge.”

The 2019 International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York  will provide thousands of industry professionals with access to the hottest menu trends, state of the art design and decor, a renowned education program, special events including Hip Sip Battle of the Modern Bartender, Rapid Fire Challenge, and hundreds of leading vendors and purveyors dedicated to serving the restaurant & foodservice community.  The education program will offer seven tracks including sessions on Bar & Beverage, Building a Winning Team, Hot Trends, Marketing & Social Media, Operational Excellence and Sustainable Education. The special events being planned include Culinary Demonstrations on Center Stage, the presentations of the Torch and Beacon Awards, the Foodservice Council for Women, and three paid workshops focused on AllerTrain, Why Whiskey and Restaurant Profitability. For more information, visit www.internationalrestaurantny.com.

Coffee Fest participants will find what is new and what is next for their business. Coffee Fest attracts owners, operators, and anyone interested in growing their specialty coffee & tea business. Over 46% of Coffee Fest attendees say that they will not attend any other trade shows this year and rely on Coffee Fest and its exhibitors to discover what is trending, relevant and what they need know.  The education program will offer four tracks including sessions on Business Operations, Hot Trends & Training, Roasting, and Sales & Marketing.  In addition, there will be three action packed competitions which have been at the forefront of innovation and the specialty Coffee Industry since the invention of the public venue Barista Competition at Coffee Fest in 1992. Coffee Fest continues to lead the way with both individual barista and team competitions with the Latte Art World Championship Open, America’s Best Espresso & America's Best Cold Brew competitions.  Coffee Fest provides friendly competition in a professional environment that is welcoming to all competitors. For more information, visit www.coffeefest.com.

Healthy Food Expo New York will bring attendees access to the latest healthy products from organic, vegan, gluten-free and allergy-safe to hormone-free, non-GMO, plant-based, low-sodium, low-fat, and more.  Discover the latest plant-based proteins and dairy products; delectable gluten-free baked goods and desserts; tempting point-of-sale snacks — even eco-friendly ware-wash, to make the back-of-house operations as natural as what’s on a menu. Attendees will be able to enjoy samples, demos, education and special events — all designed to incorporate healthy foods into a business model to drive profits.  The Healthy Food Expo will offer 18 education sessions focused on hot topics including Neuro-Nutrition, Trending Healthy Ingredients, Plant-Based Seafood, Food Allergies, Gluten-Free Options, Sourcing Local Food, Healthy Beverage Category, Prebiotics, Spice Sourcing, and much more. Click here to access to all sessions in the Health & Diet Education Track.

The three trade shows are owned and managed by Clarion UX (www.clarionux.com), and the International Restaurant Show of New York is sponsored by the New York State Restaurant Association (www.nysra.org).  Clarion UX produces 37 events across 13 sectors of both trade and consumer events.  Clarion UX, which is the U.S. division of Clarion Events, UK, and backed by The Blackstone Group has become one of the fastest growing event companies in the U.S. with aggressive growth through both acquisition and launch.  Clarion acquired PennWell in early 2018, bringing 4 Tradeshow 200 events into the U.S. portfolio and super-charging the already rapid growth.  Clarion UX has offices in Trumbull, CT; Kennesaw, GA; Boca Raton, FL; Tacoma, WA, and Fairlawn, NJ.

 

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