• Jul 9

    Hosted by the Texas Restaurant Association, the annual convention pivots to a dynamic virtual experience that will extend well beyond the Texas border DALLAS, TX (July 9, 2020) – TRA Marketplace, the Texas Restaurant Association’s annual conference...

  • May 4

    US second largest foodservice trade event will welcome the industry back in August DALLAS, TX—The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) Marketplace, the state’s largest restaurant industry event, will reschedule its dates to August 16-17, 2020. The...

  • Mar 11

      March 20, 2020 - The Vice President of Exposition & Events has released an official statement regarding the status of TRA Marketplace 2020. Read the official statement   To all TRA Marketplace sponsors, exhibiting partners, and attendees:  ...

  • Jun 25

    2nd Largest foodservice show in the US unites Texas restaurants – highlights education & technology (Austin, TX) – The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) Marketplace, the state’s largest restaurant industry event proudly returns to Houston on...

  • Mar 1
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    Restaurants are a driving force in Texas’s economy. They provide jobs and build careers for thousands of people, and play a vital role in local communities throughout the state. Check out these impressive statistics from our friends at the National...

  • Feb 1
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    1. The Tex-Mex Houston offers a variety of options when it comes to finding amazing Tex-Mex restaurants. Because of the large number of cultures in Houston, you can also find unique infusions of Tex-Mex and other amazing flavors. 2. The Green Space...

  • Nov 1

    Check out all the great content from our stellar education sessions at the 2018 TRA Marketplace in San Antonio: View the Video Playlist

  • Jul 31

    2nd Largest foodservice show in the US rotates to Houston in 2019 The 81st Annual Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) Marketplace held July 15-16 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center brought together more than 500 exhibitors and 6,600...

  • Jun 28

    The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) is hosting its first-ever Startup Showcase to shine the spotlight on new technology and innovation from companies of all sizes in the rapidly-evolving foodservice industry. The Startup Showcase will take place...

  • Jun 22

    TRA Marketplace returns to San Antonio July 15-16 2nd Largest foodservice show in the US showcases technology and trends, unites Texas industry The Texas Restaurant Association Marketplace proudly returns to the Alamo City. After more than thirty...

  • Jun 4

    Restaurateurs Leo Duran, owner of El Paso’s legendary L&J Café, and Bob Westbrook of Tyler, a 19-year CiCi’s Pizza franchisee, are the latest Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) members to be inducted into TRA’s legendary Hall of Honor – the...

  • Mar 2
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    This July, our two-day educational conference and trade show will be hosted in one of our favorite Texas cities: San Antonio. Read on for why this city is the perfect host for 2018's TRA Marketplace. #1 - Happy Birthday, San Antonio San Antonio...