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Catering Pros. Event Planners. Business Owners. Chefs…Your Next Customer?

The award-winning Catersource tradeshow is the place 5,400 catering and event pros come to make lasting connections and drive their business forward. From specialty foods to trending tech to design, transportation, and more—300 exhibiting companies will spotlight their innovations and show their wares at Catersource.

Book your booth and join us in New Orleans, February 26–27, to put your company at the center of the catering and events world!

What Are You Waiting For?

Contact the sales team today to learn how exhibiting in 2019 will take your company to the next level!

5,400+ Attendees

Catering and event pros. Event planners. Business owners. Chefs. All influential, decisive, and with serious purchasing power…looking for your solutions.

300+ Exhibitors

From specialty foods to trending tech to design, transportation, and more—you don’t want to be left behind. Be among your competitors and create some buzz.

120+ Education Sessions

Complemented by an unrivaled conference program, you’ll meet thousands of passionate professionals charged with new ideas, ready to get down to business.

24,000+ Leads Generated

It’s all about building connections: exhibitors walk away with an average of 148 leads, and 66% of attendees source products and make purchases.

Learn More about Catersource 2019

Download the exhibitor prospectus for more information about exhibiting at Catersource in 2019. 

Why Exhibit at Catersource?

At $67.8 billion dollars strong, the catering and special events industries continue to thrive. Catersource is the only event reaching the highest growth sectors in foodservice as well as volume buyers in diverse market segments.

The highly engaged audience are your ideal buyers: they purchase in large volume, and because of ever-evolving consumer interests, require varied products and services to address trends and market needs.

  • 76% of attendees had purchasing power
  • 66% sourced products or made purchases
  • $500k average product & service annual spend 

The professionals attending Catersource 2019 will be serious buyers looking for goods and services that will help grow their businesses.

Case Study: Staffmate Online

How a Chance Encounter at Catersource Led to a 14+ Year Partnership

As the only company in the catering industry to have exhibited at all four 2018 major industry tradeshows (Catersource, The Special Event, the NACE Experience and ILEA Live), StaffMate Online indeed has a rare perspective.

What makes StaffMate Online’s relationship with Catersource deeper is a history of symbiosis.

Read on to learn how Staffmate benefitted from a partnership with Catersource!


Go Beyond Your Booth!

Catersource provides a range of media and sponsorship opportunities to increase your visibility and drive traffic to your booth. Get in touch with the Catersource team to find a package that suits your goals at the event!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship is your opportunity to reach beyond your booth and get your logo, booth number and messaging in front of our buyers when it means the most.

Digital & Print Advertising

Align your brand, promote your products and services, and increase sales with top industry buyers who represent this thriving B2B community through our targeted media advertising.