1. What are the dates and location of the New England Food Show 2018?back to top

    The 2017 New England Food Show will be held February 25-27, 2018 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, MA. 

  2. How do I find my company password?back to top

    Your company password can be found on your confirmation and invoice. If you can't find it, please contact your sales representative or call (312) 853-2542.

  3. Who should I contact regarding exhibitor questions?back to top

    Current exhibitors can email nefsexhibitorservices@restaurant.org or (312) 580-5408.

    If you are interested in becoming an exhibitor, email nefsexhibitinfo@restaurant.org or call (312) 853-2542.

  4. Where do I mail my deposit or final payment?back to top

    For mailings through the United States Postal Service

    National Restaurant Association
    Convention Department
    24281 Network Place
    Chicago, IL 60673-1242

    If you are using a carrier (FedEx, UPS, etc.)

    National Restaurant Association
    Attn: Lydia Warco
    175 W. Jackson Blvd. #1500
    Chicago, IL 60604-2814

  5. How can I pay/view my balance for NEFS?back to top

    Current exhibitors may view balances by logging into your account in the Exhibitor Services section of the website. You will need your company password found on your confirmation and invoice.

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

  6. Can I use a credit card to pay for my booth space?back to top

    Yes, we accept all major credit cards (American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover). 

    Pay online by logging into Exhibitor Services and clicking “My Account”

  7. What is included with my booth?back to top

    • Eight-foot-high back draping plus 3' high side divider drapes (excludes islands; peninsulas only receive a backwall of 8 ft drape in the middle 10ft and 3 ft on the sides) 
    • One-line indentification sign (featuring name and booth number)
    • General overhead lighting
    • Sanitary dishwashing facilities 
    • Company listing in NEFS Show Guide and the NEFS Show website
  8. Are there any exceptions to the booth height regulation?back to top

    There are NO exceptions to any of the NEFS Exhibit Design Regulations. This is to protect the integrity of the Show and create a fair environment for all exhibitors. 

  9. Where is the Exhibitor Service Kit and how do I order services for my booth?back to top

    The Exhibitor Service Kit will be available this fall.  Keep an eye out for an announcement in the Exhibitor Newsletter. The Exhibitor Service Kit will include information on ordering services, shipping, registration, and more.

  10. Will Wi-Fi be available at the Show?back to top

    Yes, the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center offers complimentary Wi-Fi throughout meeting rooms, lobbies, and expo halls. If you are relying on the internet to showcase your product or services, we strongly recommend ordering wired connection.

  11. Are children allowed on the show floor?back to top

    No one under 18 years of age will be permitted on the show floor at any time regardless of affiliation or circumstances.