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CHD Expert’s Top Five Food Service Trade Shows For The Second Half of 2014

Jul.18.2014
02:32:12 PM

CHD Expert has had the opportunity to attend and explore many great foodservice trade shows since the beginning of the year, and the rest of the 2014 trade show season has us excited as well. One of the greater challenges we face here at CHD Expert is choosing which shows to attend and which shows to recommend to our friends and colleagues.

After much thought, we have rounded up our top five upcoming foodservice trade shows that are scheduled to take place through out the remainder of the year. Check out our list below, which is in chronological order.

2014 IFDA SMart Conference
New York, NY (July 20 – 22, 2014)
The International Foodservice Distributors Association brings together distributors, manufacturers and other industry experts to discuss new ways to boost their sales and marketing campaigns to better drive growth. The program offers opportunities for foodservice professionals to learn how to deal with challenges, see new opportunities, and make their sales and marketing efforts more effective.

If you happen to be in New York for this show this weekend and would like to schedule some time to talk, General Manager of CHD Expert Catherine Kearns will be in attendance. ,If you are interested in learning more about CHD Expert, or how our foodservice data can help your business, email Catherine at [email protected]

2014 Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show
Orlando, FL (September 7 – 9, 2014)
The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show presents new ideas for the restaurant and foodservice industry. The show offers the latest in food and drink trends, state-of-the-art décor and design, education, special idea-generating events, as well as new product options. New this year attendees can visit the Fresh From Florida Pavilion to taste and source local offerings from Florida. Also new this year is the ROAM Food Truck Academy, which will give attendees the fundamentals to launch a thriving food truck business.

MUFSO 2014
Dallas, TX (October 5 – 7, 2014)
Billed as the most comprehensive executive conference in the restaurant industry, the Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators Conference is in its 55th year. It features leadership content, inspirational keynote addresses, and more than 30 educational sessions spread across multiple disciplines, including Marketing, Culinary, Operations, Restaurateur and Ideas. The conference has been design to meet the specific needs of the executive level restaurant operators that represent large chains, regional chains, emerging growth chains, and high volume independent restaurant companies.

Americas Food & Beverage Show
Miami Beach, FL (October 27 – 28, 2014)
The Americas Food & Beverage Show brings together all segments of the food and beverage industry. It gives exhibitors and attendees the chance to showcase, explore, and sample the largest selection of foods and beverages from around the world catering to the tastes of the Americas. The show will also provide networking events and educational opportunities that will allow attendees to explore ways to increase sales leads and results.

IHMRS 2014
New York, NY (Nov. 9 – 11, 2014)
The International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show® (IHMRS) will play host to 16,000 key buyers from around the world. These industry professionals will be gathering at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center to source the latest in hospitality services and products. Owners, operators, and purchasing companies connect at the conference to achieve their goals of enhancing the guest experience and generating greater revenue.

CHD Expert specializes in foodservice data, and will be attending various trade shows this year. If you’d like to know who’s going to be attending one of the shows listed in this post, don’t hesitate to contact us. We’d be happy to schedule some time to meet and learn more about how CHD Expert can help you leverage accurate foodservice data to improve your sales and marketing efforts.

Get in touch by emailing us at [email protected] Or, feel free to give us a call.

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