Attendee FAQs

What are the show dates, hours and location?

Dates: Sunday, August 16 through Friday, August 21, 2020

Location: Live and ONLINE!

When will registration and housing open?

Registration is now open! There is now housing for 2020, since the entire trade show is ONLINE.

What does the registration cost?

Registration fees and information are available on the attending page. We have member, non-member and non-exhibiting supplier rates.

Are there special rates such as group rates, daily rates, etc., available?

There are no daily rates or special group rates. There are early bird and advance registration rates for TRA members and non-members. TRA members receive free early bird registration with the member promo code.  

What does the registration fee include?

Registration includes access to TRA Marketplace for all 6 days, which includes education sessions, demonstrations, and opportunities for networking.

Do I have to be a Texas Restaurant Association member to attend?

No, but TRA members do receive free early bird registration and discounts on advance registration.  All attendees must be affiliated with the restaurant/food service or lodging industry. A business card or tax ID number is required to register for the show. Your company's accounting/finance department can provide you with the tax ID number. Note: TRA Marketplace is open to the trade only and not open to the public.

Who should attend the show?

Professionals in the restaurant and hospitality industry including single and multi-unit independent operators, franchisees, franchisors, corporate executives, chefs, unit managers, institutional food service providers, hotels, caterers, etc.

What is the expected attendance at the show?

More than 5,500 attendees over the course of the show are expected.

How many exhibitors will be at the show?

We expect 500+ exhibiting companies.

Who should I contact with exhibitor questions?

Please contact us via e-mail.