Industry Events

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Virtual NEXT

Virtual NEXT is FER's online new equipment expo and trade show. Learn from experts, discover new products and explore what's NEXT in the foodservice equipment and supplies industry.

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Multiunit Foodservice Equipment Symposium

The biennial Multiunit Foodservice Equipment Symposium is a one-of-a-kind event for foodservice equipment decision makers from multiunit chains and noncommercial facilities.

Industry Excellence Awards Mixer

Held during the National Restaurant Association Show, our mixer-style event honors the winners of our annual Industry Excellence Awards. Not your typical awards ceremony, it's designed to foster conversations and comaraderie between thought leaders and influencers from the beginning to the end of the two-hour party.

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FEATURED EVENTS

UPCOMING FOODSERVICE INDUSTRY EVENTS

Aug. 26-28, 2021
 

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NAFEM 2021

Discover a world of foodservice equipment and supplies possibilities. The NAFEM Show is the world's leading biennial experience of innovative foodservice equipment and supplies for food prep, cooking, storage and table service from 600+ manufacturers.

www.thenafemshow.org

 

Oct. 22-26, 2021
 

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HOST 2021

Every two years, HostMilano provides the opportunity to showcase everything a successful bar or restaurant needs, from raw materials to semi-finished products, from machinery to equipment, from furnishings to tableware. Come to Host to find out more about the future trends.

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EVENT COVERAGE

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2023 NAFEM Show Guide: Industry Leaders’ Thoughts on The Show

With The NAFEM Show fast approaching, FER airs thought leaders’ event expectations.

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2023 NAFEM Show Guide: Equipment Trends Consultants are Buzzing About

Consultants point to today’s equipment trends, and what operators can expect to see at The NAFEM Show.

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5 Notes for Dealers From the FEDA Annual Conference

Dealers, manufacturers, local and national restaurant associations, and even chef and TV personality Guy Fieri were on deck at the September event in San Diego.

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Three Takeaways From the National Restaurant Association Show

Touchless, automated, flexible, labor-saving and sustainable, along with a hearty helping of “it’s good to be back,” were just a…

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Gallery: From the Show Floor Day 3

The 2022 National Restaurant Association Show is in its fourth and final day at Chicago’s McCormick Place, but here’s a look at some of the action from Day 3. 

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Gallery: From the Show Floor Day 2

The 2022 National Restaurant Association Show is underway at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Here’s a look at the show floor from Day 2.

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Best Practices for Implementing a Diversity and Inclusion Program

A diversity and inclusion program doesn’t need to start with a budget, as Sue Petersen of Noodles and Co. proved.

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5 Hot Trends in Automation

As the FER editors walk the show floor, they’ve come across multiple products designed to make tasks like serving drinks, pouring cocktails and stirring cuisine a breeze.