• Jul 6

    AUSTIN, TX (July 6, 2021) – This weekend, the Texas Restaurant Association will host TRA Marketplace, the largest in person restaurant trade show and education conference happening this year. The event pivoted to a virtual experience in 2020 but is...

  • May 19

    Health & Safety: COVID-19 Latest Update: June 30, 2021   For many, the 2021 TRA Marketplace will be the first in-person event they attend since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our team is very closely monitoring all new health and safety...

  • Mar 18

    For the first time at TRA Marketplace, we are offering pre-conference education sessions in partnership with Austin Community College's Continuing Education Program. To be held on July 10 in San Antonio, TRA Marketplace attendees will get to learn...

  • 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...