The new-look Hospitality Show has confirmed that catering equipment will continue to play an integral role at the exhibition when it returns to the NEC Birmingham next year (21-23 January).
An exclusive partnership with the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA), will welcome over 100 exhibitors to its catering equipment hub, including the very latest innovations and the widest selection of products for the professional kitchen.
Tickets are also now on sale for the Catering Equipment Networking Dinner in association with CESA, the Catering Equipment Distributors Association (CEDA), and the Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI) - the Hospitality Show's networking event for those working within the catering equipment industry.
The dinner, which takes place on Tuesday 22 January 2013 at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole, will be attended by Brian Turner, with a special guest appearance by Adam Bennett, Team UK's representative at this year's Bocuse d'Or.
Toby Wand, managing director at exhibition organiser Fresh Montgomery said: "The Hospitality Show really will be the only place in 2013 that you will find such a comprehensive mix of the latest, most innovative professional kitchen solutions under one roof."
Keith Warren, director of CESA, added: "In 2013, CESA will be celebrating 75 years of information, involvement and influence - a legacy that we are keen to uphold at the show.
Our members are taking 10% more space this year and are delighted that the Hospitality Show is continuing to evolve and grow, without losing its core business ethos. The successful development of the Innovation Zone is evidence of this."
The FCSI (UK & Ireland) will also be hosting an unmissable day-long event at the show including an address from the head of catering, cleaning and waste for the London Olympic Organising Committee (Locog), Jan Matthews, who will be taking a retrospective look at the games.
By Lisa Jenkins
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