partner with THE expo IN 2020

Expand Connections

Gain Exposure

Build Your Network 

Engage Leads

Attendance will be upwards of 4,000 high-profile, independent and mid-sized regional restaurant operators. Expand your network with decision-makers, restaurant & food truck owners, general managers, executive chefs, F&B directors, purchasing managers and caterers.  The Expo is the premier restaurant industry event in the Midwest connecting exhibitors and buyers in a progressive and dynamic environment centered on innovation, technology and trends. Attendees will continue to experience the best of the industry. The Expo is a high-energy tradeshow featuring multiple live demonstration stages, culinary competitions and food and beverage tastings all held in its expansive exhibit hall showcasing 350 booths and displays.  2020 marks the 28th consecutive tradeshow hosted by the Ohio Restaurant Association. Last year's show had more qualified buyers in attendance than ever before. Don't miss your chance to participate!

who should exhibit?

All companies servicing the restaurant and foodservice industry in the Midwest, including, but not limited to:

Appetizers & Snack Foods
 Baked Goods
Food - all kinds
 Cleaning equipment & Supplies
 Cooking & Prep Equipment
Decor & Furnishings
 Ingredients & Supplies
Professional Services
 Signage & Banners
 New Innovations



Standard Booth Pricing (10'x10')
bOOTH - $1, 995.00, CORNERS - $100 each


  • Pipe & drape (8' high back wall and 3' high sides)
  • Company identification sign
  • Expo website listing
  • Company listing and product information in the printed show directory
  • Company listing, logo and product information on the event app
  • Free ice, refrigeration and freezer space
  • (5) free VIP guest passes for your best customers for each 10'x10' booth reserved
  • Booth personnel badges

interested in exhibiting?

It's a buyers' market and your competitors will be at the Expo. CLICK HERE to fill out a booth application.

Questions? Contact trade show manager Debra Seiple at (614) 246-0221.


"WOW! It was our first year as an Exhibitor at the 2019 Mid America Restaurant Expo, and our experience has exceeded our expectations!" - David Brooks , Dave’s Artisanal Cheesecakes

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