1. Show Dates, Hours & Locationback to top

    The 2019 New England Food Show will be held March 3–5, 2019 in Hall C of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, MA.

    Show Hours (attendee access):

    • Sunday, March 3: 10:00 am-5:00 p.m.
    • Monday, March 4: 10:00 am-5:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, March 5: 10:00 am-3:00 p.m.
  2. Show Policy & Age Requirementsback to top

    No one under 18 years of age, including infants and toddlers, will be permitted on the Show floor at any time regardless of affiliation or circumstances. The National Restaurant Association reserves the right to request proof of age. No children, infants, no strollers, no backpack carriers are allowed. No exceptions. This rule applies to exhibitors and attendees.

  3. Booth Informationback to top

    Included in your booth:

    • 8 ft high back draping plus 3 ft high side divider drapes (except islands and peninsulas which receive 8 ft high drape in the middle 10 ft of their backwall and 3 ft high drape on the sides)
    • ID sign with company name and booth number
    • General overhead lighting
    • Sanitary dishwashing and handwashing facilities
    • Company listing in NEFS Show Guide and the NEFS website
    • Unlimited customer invitations for FREE registration

    Visit Booth 101 for:

    • Show Color Scheme
    • Utility Port Access
  4. Exhibitor Payment Informationback to top

    Current exhibitors may view/print the most up-to-date invoices and pay their deposit/balance via credit card by going to “My Account” in Exhibitor Services. You will need your company password which can be found on your confirmation agreeement and invoice.  If you can’t find it, please contact your sales representative or call (312) 853-2525.

    NOTE: The balance due reflects booth space only and does not include outstanding balances with any other contractors.

    If you are paying by credit card we accept all major credit cards (American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover Card).

    If you are sending a check please send to one of the addresses below:

    United States Postal Service:
    National Restaurant Association
    Convention Department
    24281 Network Place
    Chicago, IL 60673-1242

    FedEx, UPS, or Overnight Carrier:
    National Restaurant Association
    Attn: Lydia Warco
    223 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 3600
    Chicago, IL 60606-6383

  5. Exhibitor Servicesback to top

    Click HERE to access Exhibitor Services.  Login with your company password to access the following information. If you can’t find your company password, please contact your sales representative or call (312) 853-2525.

    • Edit Company Information
      • Includes company info that is printed in the Show Guide and your online profile: product categories, company description, and social media links
    • My Account
      • Pay your 2019 Booth Space balance and view/print an invoice
    • Individual Product Information
      • Upload photos and descriptions of the products you provide that will be posted on the website and in the mobile app
    • Press Release
      • Upload a press release to appear in your online profile
    • Show Special
      • Upload any special offers you want to announce for the show

    Check back in October for links to these services:

    • Exhibitor Service Kit
    • Registration Services
    • Lead Retrieval & Attendee List Rental
    • Hotel Rooms
    • Exhibitor Marketing & Training
  6. Exhibitor Service Kitback to top

    Looking for complete show information? The Exhibitor Service Kit will be available in October and covers a range of topics including shiping, food & beverage sampling, rules & regulations, links to order products & services for your booth, and much more. The launch of the Exhibitor Service Kit will be announced in an Exhibitor Newsletter.

  7. Contact Usback to top

    Need help?

    Current exhibitors can email the NEFS Exhibitor Services team at nefsexhibitorservices@restaurant.org or call (312) 853-2525.

    If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor, email nefsexhibitinfo@restaurant.org or call (312) 853-2525.