Ireland’s largest foodservice & hospitality event returns
Following its biggest-ever attendance in 2019, CATEX - Ireland’s largest foodservice trade event - is returning to the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin next February 2021, offering a unique opportunity where Ireland’s biggest players and membership organisations in foodservice and hospitality all come under one roof.
With a 10% increase in visitor numbers from the previous event, CATEX 2019 served up 12,500 visitors to a 250-strong exhibitor base, with the show delivering sales, new contacts and sector insight; in addition to crowning the best in class chefs, baristas and bartenders.
10% Increase in visitors to event
CATEX 2019 saw thousands of visitors from the foodservice, hospitality, catering and on-trade sectors, descend on the RDS, Simmonscourt, making it the biggest turnout for the exhibition to date. With footfall up by almost 10%, exhibitors reporting that substantial business was done and overwhelming positive feedback from visitors and exhibitors alike, CATEX 2019 really did serve up a show that will benefit all of those involved in the months and years ahead.
Organised by the Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance, John Cunningham, Chairman of IFSA comments: “IFSA, alongside our industry partners, has worked hard on this show for the past two years. Our goal was to make CATEX 2019 as good as it could be and the vibrancy and atmosphere over the three days was incredible.
4 in 5 foodservice companies catering for increasing demand for sustainable products
IRELAND’s biggest foodservice and hospitality event, CATEX, owned by IFSA (Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance) opens its doors on Tuesday, 26th February, at the RDS Simmonscourt, and for businesses within the sector, newly released stats reveal that sustainability will be high on the agenda.
Home to 200 exhibitors, from Ireland’s biggest names in foodservice to artisan producers, the show is expected to attract 12,000 visitors from the foodservice, hospitality and catering sectors over three days.
-The industry event that will be serving up ideas and innovation -
CATEX, Ireland’s largest foodservice and hospitality event, returns to the RDS, Dublin from Tuesday 26th – Thursday 28th February 2019, and with over 11,000 visitors expected to attend, it’s one of the most eagerly anticipated industry events of the year.
A biennial event, CATEX 2019 is the prime opportunity for visitors to meet with over 200 suppliers and manufacturers, watch hundreds of chefs, baristas and drink specialists compete, and network with thousands of industry colleagues.