North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Expo

Breakfast in bed

August 27-28, 2018

Charlotte Convention Center


Apple salad

Board & Spoon

Everything to make your operation run  FASTER. CLEANER. BETTER. TASTIER.

Everything to make your operation run FASTER. CLEANER. BETTER. TASTIER.

Join your industry colleagues at the North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Expo August 27-28, 2018 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, NC. Don't miss the only event in North Carolina to bring together all sectors of the restaurant, foodservice, lodging, and hospitality industry under one roof.

2018 will be an exciting year as the show moves to Charlotte for the first time, to give attendees in the western half of the state easier access to the event. The latest products, services, and technologies will be showcased for the industry, along with a comprehensive and leading-edge program of education that will provide restaurants and lodging establishments from North Carolina with the best tools to grow and improve their business.

  • Who Should Attend?

    Who Should Attend?

    • Restaurant Owners
    • General Managers
    • Chefs and Kitchen Managers
    • Bar Managers
    • Purchasing Managers
    • Caterers and Event Planners
    • Hotel Managers
    • F&B Directors
  • Who Should Exhibit?

    Who Should Exhibit?

    Companies representing:

    • Food and Beverages
    • Apparel and Uniforms
    • Furnishings and Décor
    • Equipment
    • Supplies and Services
    • Tableware
    • Technology

  • We were given the opportunity to come in contact with a number of operators from different avenues of our business, everything from single unit operators to hotels to schools to multi-units. We walked away with new relationships and great leads to begin work on! We will definitely be participating next year and years to come!
    Matthew B. Pardue
    Reinhart Foodservice, LLC, Regional Sales Manager-NC
  • The quality of leads and high turnout of target customers left us with a feeling of success. We have already secured a few jobs and we have made the decision to come back next year.
    Kristen Ziehl
    JetRock®, Regional Marketing Associate
  • The North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Expo was a great opportunity for us to introduce our company and our product to the region. We had great success at the show in terms of forging new vendor relationships and referral partnerships. Most importantly, we were connected with well qualified buyers and forged a strong relationship with our customer base.
    Jason Tipton
    East Coast Mobile Launchpad, Co-Owner