VISITOR FAQS

WHEN AND WHERE?

The Big Hospitality Expo will take place from 26th - 28th September 2022 at Olympia London.

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Opening Times

Monday 26th September  10:00 – 17:00
Tuesday 27th September  10:00 – 17:00
Wednesday 28th September  10:00 – 16:00
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HOW DO I REGISTER?

Registration for The Big Hospitality will be open in mid 2022. Register your interest here.

 

WHAT IS THE COST?

The Big Hospitality Expo is free to attend.

 

AM I ELIGIBLE TO VISIT?

The Big Hospitality is a trade only event that offers commercial opportunities, knowledge, development, culinary discovery and networking for anyone working in: restaurants, pubs, hotels, leisure clubs, bars, cafes, contract catering, private catering and airline catering. 

We also have a lot of interest from people who wish to set up a business in this sector. You are more than welcome to visit the show if this is your situation.

No under 18s will be admitted. Students by prior arrangement only. Please read our Admissions Policy.

 

I’M A MEMBER OF THE PRESS; CAN I GET A PRESS PASS?

Press badges at the show are restricted to publishers, editors, journalists, photographers, broadcasters and web bloggers associated with the industry. If you are already receiving show press releases from us, you will automatically be registered as Press for the show and your ‘Press badge’ will be emailed to you a week before the event. If however you wish to start receiving our releases and would like to attend the event, please email clara.reitze@wrbm.com with details of your publication and job title. Advertising personnel and media sales representatives will not be registered as press but should register via visitor registration once open.

 

CAN I BRING MY CHILD WITH ME?

This is an industry only event and therefore no one under the age of 18 will be admitted.

 

is there a cloakroom?

Yes there is a cloakroom in the entrance foyer.

 

WHY SHOULD I VISIT?

The Big Hospitality Expo offers the best opportunity to see the widest selection of products and services available to the hospitality industry under one roof.

Whatever your role in the industry, our live events programme will feature a session to motivate you and have your burning business questions answered live.

It is beneficial to take the time away from the office to visit The Big Hospitality Expo. We have hundreds of suppliers and products all under one roof, to save you time seeing them individually throughout the year.

 

CAN I ATTEND ON ALL 3 DAYS?

Yes, once registered you can come along any day.

 

WILL THERE BE ANY SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS OR DEMONSTRATIONS?

Yes there will be. We update our content programme every year to keep up to date with the latest trends. Our live event programme covers a broad selection of topics, especially industry trends.

 

WHO WILL BE EXHIBITING?

The Big Hospitality Expo incorporating The Restaurant Show, featuring Catering Equipment Expo, offers the best opportunity to see the widest selection of products and services available to the hospitality industry under one roof. From food & drink, to tableware, technology and all the latest equipment for the kitchen, you’ll find it all under one roof.

Our exhibitor pages will be live in June 2022.

 

DO I NEED PROOF OF INDUSTRY?

The Big Hospitality Expo is trade only so you may be asked to validate your registration with proof of business onsite.

 

I’M WORRIED I HAVEN’T RECEIVED MY BADGE YET WHAT CAN I DO?

Badges will be emailed to you prior to the event. If you don’t receive your badge please email us for assistance here.

 

WHAT CAN I DO IF MY QUESTION HAS NOT BEEN ANSWERED BY ANY OF THE ABOVE?

Please call the organisers on 01293 610235 / 01293 846649