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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.

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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

Steel Shortages, More Constrain Manufacturers’ Operations

Amid multiple supply shortages, shipping struggles and more, NAFEM surveyed manufacturers to better gauge the current impact on their businesses.

What Restaurants Need to Know, Do For Workplace Safety Compliance

Melanie L. Paul and Chris Schlag, of Jackson Lewis, share best practices for restaurants in a webinar titled “Serving Up OSHA Compliance: How to Operate Safely in the Pandemic.”

The ‘Secret’ to Off-Premise Success? It’s Not as Outlandish as Operators May Think

Patrick Yearout, of Ivar’s seafood restaurants in Seattle, shares advice for boosting off-premise sales in a National Restaurant Association Show to Go event.

Corporate Foodservice Operators Mull Post-COVID Dining

SHFM’s Damian Monticello and Rob Gordon shed light on their respective operations during a MAFSI/NAFEM webcast.

The Lowdown on Effective Restaurant Marketing in 2021

Varied as their businesses may be, KFC, Radisson Hotel and Resorts, Ruby’s Diner and Bonchon Chicken have at least one resource in common: Ryan Gromfin, owner of The Restaurant Boss.

Nissco Honors Denver Cutlery, Others During Virtual Conference

Denver Cutlery brought home two honors from Nissco Restaurant Dealer Group: Dealer of the Year and New Horizons awards.

Sound Bites — Chefs Highlight Practical Ways Restaurants Can Go Green

March 17 webinar among virtual offerings from National Restaurant Association Show

National Restaurant Association Cancels May Event

Gathering stipulations have forced the cancellation of the National Restaurant Association 2021 Show, organizers announced today, Feb. 26. The show was…