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Thank you for attending the 2020 
Mid-America restaurant Expo!

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Show Location

Greater Columbus Convention Center 
400 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43215


This is an industry-only event and not open to the public. 

Child Policy

Children under the age of 16 are not permitted on the Mid-America Restaurant Expo show floor at any time. This includes infants, toddlers, strollers, and carriers.  Children ages 16 to 18 are permitted only if accompanied by an adult. This trade show standard is strictly enforced to foster a professional, business-to-business environment for our attendees and exhibitors.



2020 Expo Highlights

Get a feel for the Expo by checking out the 2020 highlights—featuring our vendors,
competitions, and outstanding speakers!

Experience the Industry!

The Mid-America Restaurant Expo will attract an expected 4,000+ experts, exhibitors and operators from throughout the Midwest to discuss the latest trends and topics affecting the restaurant industry. Its exhibit hall showcases the newest equipment and tools created specifically for restaurants, in addition to the most innovative food and beverage products available. Centered on collaborative education, the Expo features more than 50 educational seminars available to all attendees. The show is geared toward independent operators, regional chains and even franchise and national operations in the Midwest.  It is perfect for start-ups and veteran operators alike!

Expo Floor 2 Expo Floor 1 Expo Floor 3




Food For Thought with Doug Fahrenholz


Meet Monique Costello & Shaun O'Neale!


Sam Quinones, Martha Hoover, and MasterChef Champion Shaun O'Neale

Two-day restaurant and foodservice Expo to host seminars and panels with industry celebrities Feb. 23-24, 2020 in Columbus  

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