For Exhibitors


Thank you for choosing to exhibit at, and support, this year's International Foodservice & Restaurant Show of New York. In order to make your experience the best it can be, please refer to the information and tools below to plan and prepare for the show. Please review the Exhibitor Checklist - a valuable tool for staying organized and aware of any approaching deadlines.



Decorator and Convention Center Order Forms, Move In/Out Hours, Shipping

This page outlines all of the logistical details that will help you to have the most productive exhibiting experience. There can be a lot to do, but the information provided will help you plan your participation at NY Restaurant Show in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

Pay close attention to cut-off dates for discount pricing as completing your orders early can save you up to 30% off of key exhibiting expenses! So, be sure to plan early and don’t wait until the last minute.

First Timer Information

Are you a New Exhibitor to the Show? Take full advantage of the New Exhibtior Materials about moving in and out of the convention center, shipping FAQs and more created by our Convention Center Contractor below: 

Freeman First Time Manual

Freeman Material Handling 

Book Your Hotel

Use our official housing partner, Connections Housing, for reduced hotel rates and travel discounts for your trip to New York. 

Book through the simple-to-use reservation website or with helpful and friendly booking agents. 

Please note: Connections Housing is the only official housing company associated with the NY Restaurant Show. While other hotel resellers may contact you offering housing for your trip, they are not endorsed by or affiliated with the show and entering into financial agreements with such companies can have costly consequences.


Register For Exhibitor Badges for your Booth Staff

Each individual from your company attending the show is required to have an Exhibitor Badge to access the exhibit floor. You receive 2 exhibitor badges per 100 sq ft. Register for your badges through your Online Exhibitor Portal.


Your ROI


Lead Retrieval 

Compusystems is our official provider of lead retrieval systems. Click here for the official Compusystems order form. 
Be sure to be aware of the Early Bird deadline, January 18th, 2019  - to save money on your lead retrieval system! 

Update your Company's Directory Listing, Choose your Product Categories, Display Your New Products and Update your Show Specials

Be sure to update your company's listing in your Online Exhibitor Portal. This appears in the Online Directory and the Official Show App and is what attendees use to plan their time at the show. You will also be able to add press releases, product information, show specials and much more to your online listing. 

Take Advantage of the FREE Customer Invitation Program

Let your buyers know that you'll be exhibiting! Invite your customers and prospects to the Show with evites, web banners and social posts and a discount link that lets them register for only $10! Click here to order your FREE customized marketing products. 


Sponsorship Opportunities 

Stand out from the hundreds of exhibitors at the show with a custom sponsorship package. Whether pre-show, on-site or post-show draw exhibitors to your booth and better your ROI while at the show! Theres something for every company at every budget! Click here to learn more about the sponsorship opportunities available for 2019!


Press & Media Opportunities

Gain the attention of 100+ media outlets that join us at the show! Enter your product in our Pitch the Press competition and be sure to upload your product press releases! Click here to learn more about the Pitch the Press Program!


Join the Featured Product Showcase

Debuting a new product while at the show? Be sure to put it in the Featured Product Showcase! This area is highly trafficked by attendees and THE place where attendees go to look for the latest and greatest products in the industry. Click here to learn more about this opportunity! 




Extend Your Stay In New York

Take advantage of the New York Delegate Discount Pass at NYC's top destinations! Click here to look at all of the discounts available.

End of Show Donations

End of Show Donations to City Harvest - Now serving New York City for more than 30 years, City Harvest is the world's first food rescue organization, dedicated to feeding the city’s hungry men, women and children. This year, City Harvest will collect 46 million pounds of excess food from all segments of the food industry, including restaurants, grocers, corporate cafeterias, manufacturers and farms. This food is then delivered free of charge to more than 500 community food programs throughout New York City using a fleet of trucks and bikes. City Harvest helps feed the nearly two million New Yorkers that face hunger each year. Click here to learn more about City Harvest

If you are interested in donating your items at the end of the show, please speak to a show staff member on site!


Age Limits

This event is for the trade only! Children under the age of 18 are not permitted on the Show floor, including infants. NO EXCEPTIONS! 


Any Additional Questions?

Feel free to reach out to our Show Coordinator, Nate Miller at 203-344-7118 or