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

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

Join us in Miami Beach, July 19-22, 2021 and put your company at the center of the catering and events world!

Bigger. Bolder. More Impressive Than Ever.

Full of live entertainment, world-class education, culinary competitions, and more, this is a marketplace connecting the industry's biggest buyers and sellers. Now co-located with The Special Event, the tradeshow attracts thousands of attendees making this the largest industry gathering.

Catersource and The Special Event

Experience 60% or greater brand exposure on the tradeshow floor due to the colocation of the two tradeshows.

Find Your Customers

68% of attendees had purchasing power. Our buyers require varied products and services to address trends and market needs.

Meet Motivated Buyers

66% of attendees made purchases. Professionals attending Catersource are serious buyers seeking solutions that will grow their businesses.

Booth Pricing

Exhibitors get many opportunities throughout the week to meet influential buyers. Check out other benefits exhibitors will enjoy at Catersource 2020.


Receive high visibility through powerful branding and exclusive opportunities with event participation, education, and product launches.


The Catersource portfolio of products delivers fresh ideas & business strategies, and reveals techniques used by successful industry professionals.

What Are You Waiting For?

Contact the sales team today to learn how exhibiting in 2021 will take your company to the next level!

2021 Exhibitor Schedule by Day

Monday, July 19:  Exhibitor Set Up:  11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 20:  Exhibitor Set Up:  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 21:  Trade Show open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 22:  Trade Show open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.;  Exhibitor tear-down 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Friday, July 23:  Exhibitor tear-down 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Case Study: Staffmate Online

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 a chance encounter at Catersource led to a 14+ year partnership!


Thank You to Our 2020 Sponsors!