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.
If you own or are employed by a licensed food service or lodging establishment, you're invited! Mark your calendar for Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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.
Why exhibit with us?
The Maine Restaurant & Lodging Expo is the premier business-to-business trade show for Maine's hospitality community. For companies that supply goods and/or services to food service and lodging establishments, the Expo represents one of the biggest bang-for-your-buck marketing opportunities of the year. Strategically positioned during what is the biggest purchasing-decision period of the year for most hospitality-based businesses in Maine, exhibitors at this well- established event enjoy a meaningful sales opportunity with hundreds of industry professionals - all in one place, all one one day. Our retention rate speaks to the success our exhibitors experience at the Expo. Each year, on average, 80% of our booths are sold to returning exhibitors!
About Maine Restaurant Association:
The Purpose of the Maine Restaurant Association is to:
Promote the common business and professional interests of those engaged in the restaurant / prepared food service industry.
Offer a range of member services.
Represent the industry on a national, state, and local level.
Raise the level of professionalism within the industry through education and promotion of foodservice as a career.
Cooperate with other trade associations, industries and organizations that promote dining out and tourism.
Foster and maintain mutually beneficial professional and personal relationships among all categories of members.