5. The International Pizza Expo: Las Vegas, NV March 20-22
“The Largest Pizza Show in the World!” Experienced international Pizzeria owners gather every year for this event. Taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada this Pizza Expo is a must attend for all pizza lovers. Folk’s in the Pizzeria industry are able to learn about (and purchase) products that they may not have access to otherwise.
4. Mid America Beverage Expo – St. Charles, MO March 14-16
Located in St. Charles, Missouri, this event includes all things booze! The Mid America Beverage Expo is a great place for new and existing wineries to meet with vendors and learn about new technology to improve their winery. A strictly beverage event, this specialized expo is great for those who are looking to improve their breweries, wineries, vineyards, hops farms, tap houses and more!
3. Seafood Expo North America – Boston, MA March 11-13
The Seafood Expo of North America is the largest seafood trade show in the country. A must attend for any seafood buyer. Located conveniently in Boston, Massachusetts this event is a great way to meet seafood suppliers. The Seafood Expo also features the Seafood Excellence Awards.
2. The Tasty Expo (Premiere) – Kansas City, KS May 18-20
“Taste. Sip. Learn” This unique event is the largest food and beverage expo to meet the midwest. What makes the Tasty Expo different from all other food and beverage events is that not only are vendors able to demonstrate AND sell their products, but they will also be able to meet with both industry leaders, and consumers alike. A great way to increase brand prestige. The Tasty Expo is guaranteed to maximize the food and beverage experience for all, which is why it’s coming in at #2 on our list of Top 5 Most Anticipated Food and Beverage Events of 2018.
1. Winter Fancy Food Show – San Francisco, CA Jan. 21-23
Finally, coming in at #1 is The Winter Fancy Food Show. This event is so big it is held twice a year, in both the Summer and the Winter. The Winter Fancy Food Show was our number one choice because we heard they are going to feature a specialty food pitch competition! Not to mention all of the great vendors and new organic brands that are going to hit the shelves in 2018.