The Big Hospitality Expo, sponsored by Uber Eats, and Low2NoBev show made a successful return in September 2022 (Olympia London, 26th – 28th).
Incorporating The Restaurant Show and co-located with the Catering Equipment Expo, the three-day exhibition showcased some of the industry’s leading and most-innovative suppliers and service providers to the sector. Alongside this was a packed schedule of inspiring panel discussions and presentations from key industry influencers covering the latest trends, data and insight impacting UK hospitality, across two content theatres (The Stage and The Workshop, sponsored by RPC).
With the latest products and innovation available to the UK hospitality industry from 200+ exhibitors put in the spotlight, visitors from the across the world were able to engage and network with products and brands spanning a broad range of categories – such as, alcohol, drinks, food, technology, delivery, packaging, equipment and furniture.
Visitors, some travelling from as far as Canada, included senior decision makers from Burger King, Pret a Manger, Waitrose, Wagamama, Gail’s, Holiday Inn, Mitchells & Butler, Nando’s, Marks & Spencer, Five Guys, Stonegate Pub Company, Gaucho, Fuller’s, Prezzo, Tortilla, Ynyshir, Loungers, ODEON Cinemas Group, Dishoom, Costa Coffee, Brakes, BrewDog, Chipotle, Harrods, Honest Burger, Bidfood, and many more.
Industry influencing content
Across the three days, content across the three-days was dedicated to the current and upcoming trends, challenges and opportunities facing the industry, alongside innovative workshops, and masterclasses to inspire.
Taking to the stage across the three days were industry influencers from brands such as, Honest Burgers, Burger King, Asahi, Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, Club Soda, Ynyshir, The Virgin Mary Bar, Lumina Intelligence, Shrewsbury Cup, The Grocer, Mildreds, Sessions, Uber Eats, Turtle Bay, Tortilla, Net Zero Now, The Morning Advertiser and BigHospitality.
Full details of the sessions covered across the two stages can be found here –> https://www.bighospitalityexpo.co.uk/sessions-2022#/seminars/
“The lifeblood of our industry”
“To have something like The Big Hospitality Expo is the lifeblood of our industry. To have something like this under one roof that gives you the opportunity of looking at all aspects of the business is crucial for us.” Richard Morris, CEO, Tortilla.
“The quality of the visitors has been very high. The Big Hospitality Expo is the best investment, in terms of trade show, that we did this year.” Ariela Cesana, Owner, Il Gelato Di Ariela.
“The Low2NoBev show has been incredible. To be able to talk to like-minded people and see this enthusiasm has been fantastic.” Anita Osborne, Brand Ambassador, Lyre’s.
“Absolutely come to Low2NoBev show. There are so many different types of people here, drinks to taste and really good talks to. Phenomenal.” Charlotte Smith, Customer Experience Manager, Stonegate Pub Group.
“It is very important to come to the show. You can actually taste the product and talk to the experts. It’s a sensory experience and for the hospitality industry this is the most important – to be able to taste, touch and smell.” Dariusz Dziadkiewicz, Executive Chef, Wok To Walk International.
“I would recommend The Big Hospitality Expo. It keeps you fresh and keeps you pushing. You could meet suppliers that you never knew existed but provide exactly what you need.” Gareth Ward, Chef/Owner, Ynyshir.
The Big Hospitality Expo and Low2No Bev show returns in 2023 from 02nd-04th October at Olympia London, featuring Catering Equipment Expo.