Who can attend the Expo?


 

The short answer: Owners and employees of licensed food service and lodging establishments over the age of 18 are invited to attend the Expo.

The detailed answer: The Maine Restaurant & Lodging Expo is a private, business-to-business event hosted by the Maine Restaurant Association and the Maine Innkeepers Association. Industry professionals who either own, or are employed by, licensed food service and lodging business are invited to attend the Expo whether or not your business is a member of either aforementioned organization. Industry professionals that own or work for businesses that sell goods or services to food service and/or lodging business in Maine are invited to exhibit at the Expo are not eligible for general admittance.

Due to strict insurance regulations, no one under the age of 18 will be admitted to the show.

Restaurant members of the Maine Restaurant Association and lodging members of the Maine Innkeepers Association (sorry, not allied members) are eligible to receive two free passes to the Expo. Members should refer to association communications that will be sent in early 2017 for information about obtaining free tickets.

Interested in becoming a member?

Maine Restaurant Association Membership Information

Maine Innkeepers Association Membership Information

To protect the integrity of this business-to-business event, owners or employees of allied type businesses - defined as those that sell goods and services to licensed food service and lodging businesses will not permitted entry to the show unless their company has reserved exhibit space. This applies to allied members as well as non-member allied-type companies.



For more information, contact show director:

Rebecca Dill

207-623-2178

events@mainerestaurant.com



Maine Restaurant & Lodging Expo is co-hosted by:

            


Show Logistics

Show Date & Time:

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
10 am - 4 pm

Exhibitor Set-Up:

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Assigned times: 10 am - 5 pm

Show Venue:

Cross Insurance Arena One Civic Center Square Portland, Maine What types of companies exhibit? Those that sell goods and/or services to Maine's hospitality-based businesses who know that the Expo represents the biggest bang-for-the buck marketing opportunity of the year.


Contact Us

Show Director:

Rebecca Dill events@mainerestaurant.com
207-623-2178


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About the Expo

The Maine Restaurant & Lodging Expo is the premier business-to-business trade show for Maine's premier industry - hospitality!

More than 120 exhibiting companies engage with hundreds of restaurant and lodging professionals in the most efficient and effective marketing event of the year.

Who may attend the Expo?

Owners and employees of licensed food service and lodging establishments are invited to attend the Expo to find inspiration, education and resources for their every business need.

Due to strict insurance regulations, no one under the age of 18 will be admitted to the show.

What types of companies exhibit?

Those that sell goods and/or services to hospitality-based business who know that the Expo represents the biggest bang-for-the-buck marketing opportunity of the year.