Registration is now open for the Hospitality show 2013, with those signing up early saving the £20 entry fee.
The three-day event take place at the NEC Birmingham on 21-23 January 2013 with over 350 exhibitors alongside a programme of business seminars and advice.
Meanwhile, culinary competition Salon Culinaire will also make a return, with chefs invited to enter from this week.
Next year's show has been designed to include workable, real-life solutions for operators. It will include all that's new in food & drink, catering equipment, interiors, exteriors & tableware and technology, as well as a business briefing stage and the opportunity for one-to-one sessions with business mentors.
Salon Culinaire will include new live theatre classes including Classical Fish Dish sponsored by Association Culinaire Francaise, Major International Soup & Sauce Challenge, Nestle Toque d'Or 2013 heats and a Seasonal Menu Masterclass in association with Rational.
Toby Wand, managing director at Fresh Montgomery, said the show would focus on the business of hospitality.
He added: "Each element of the show will give visitors at least one good idea to take back to their business, whether it's finding a new product to solve a problem, meeting a valuable new contact, or learning some valuable insight direct from a business mentor. With a new look, new halls, and a renewed focus, the Hospitality Show will be the place to do business, source new product innovations and network with like-minded business professionals in 2013."
Entries are open for Salon Culinaire and Salon Display and chefs can download entry forms at www.hospitalityshow.co.uk/salon. The closing date is 1 December.
By James Stagg
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