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Healthy Food Expo West and Coffee Fest Los Angeles to Co-Locate with Western Foodservice Expo
Clarion UX has announced the co-location of three trade shows and conferences for the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industry taking place August 19-21st at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo, Healthy Food Expo West and Coffee Fest Los Angeles will all be running the same three dates, and one registration will give industry professionals access to these three dynamic events. Registration is now open at www.westernfoodexpo.com.
“We are thrilled to be bringing three leading events together for the first time so buyers looking for new products and services for their foodservice establishments can find everything under one roof,” said Tom Loughran, Vice President for the Clarion UX food & beverage event portfolio. “The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo has been our anchor event for over 80 years, and bringing in a healthy food focus, and a specific event for coffee and tea professionals, makes this the premier 3-day event for businesses to engage their customers.”
The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo will provide 9,000+ industry professionals with access to the hottest menu trends, state of the art design and decor, a renowned education program, special events including Hip Sip, Rapid Fire Challenge and several culinary demonstrations, and 450+ of the leading vendors and purveyors dedicated to serving the restaurant & foodservice community. Thousands of restaurant and foodservice professionals gather to gain experience and knowledge on how to become more informed, more educated, more competitive, and more profitable in the industry. The tradeshow and conference, started in 1936 is sponsored by the California Restaurant Association (www.calrest.org). For more information, visit www.westernfoodexpo.com.
The New Healthy Food Expo West is a celebration of healthy food products and ingredients, and will include an exhibit hall, education, and special events including culinary demonstrations. The exhibit hall will be comprised of the latest healthy food and beverage products, services and tools. eatCleaner®, Gourmet Business, Green Restaurant Association, Healthy Dining, MenuTrinfo®, and Produce Business are all on board as event supporters and will be joining Avalon Group, who has secured space for their partner organizations on show floor. Visit www.westernfoodexpo.com/healthy-food-expo-west
Coffee Fest Los Angeles is where passionate coffee and tea professionals will learn skills, receive education and experience new products, alongside great networking. Coffee Fest has been serving the specialty coffee and gourmet tea industries since 1992. The event offers a trade show floor featuring many new companies with wonderful new products; several exciting competitions including the Coffee Fest Latte Art World Championship Open; and a robust education program. Visit www.coffeefest.com/venues/details/coffee-fest-los-angeles-2018.
About Clarion UX
Founded in 1995, Urban Expositions, now operating as Clarion UX and owned by Clarion Events, produces and manages a portfolio of 36 trade and consumer events, serving a range of industry sectors including Gift, Souvenir, Art, Aviation, Foodservice, Specialty Retail, Gaming, Automotive and Enthusiast Lifestyle, with offices in Kennesaw, GA, Chicago, IL, Trumbull, CT, Portland, OR and Boca Raton, FL. www.urban-expo.com
Clarion Events operates over 180 events in 50 countries from offices in the UK, South Africa, USA, Brazil, Germany, Singapore, UAE, and the Netherlands. Clarion can trace its roots back to 1947 and takes great pride in being one of the oldest independent event organizers in the UK. More recently the firm has developed an international portfolio of brands and now has interests in a number of global vertical industries. The teams at Clarion create uniquely effective and stimulating environments that can serve as a platform to build businesses, enhance customer relationships and accelerate product awareness. www.clarionevents.com
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