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|Wednesday, June 30, 2010||09:42|
(Drinks Media Wire). A complete post-event review and analysis of the 91st annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show® and the International Wine, Spirits and Beer Event (IWSB) confirms that attendance increased in 2010.
The number of attendees (i.e. total registration minus exhibitor personnel) was 42,057 in 2010, compared with 37,818 in 2009 – an increase of 11.21 percent – from 115 countries compared with 107 in 2009, an increase of 7 percent.
Total registration in 2010 increased by 8.58 percent over last year, totaling 57,892 compared with 53,319 in 2009. Exhibiting companies showcased the industry's most innovative new products and services on the market today in more than 482,000 square feet, a slight increase over 2009.
NRA Show 2011 will be held May 21-24 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. The 2011 International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event will be held May 22-23.
The annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show is the largest single gathering of restaurant, foodservice and lodging professionals. The event attracts tens of thousands of attendees and visitors from all 50 states and 100+ countries, and showcases more products, services, innovative ideas and other growth opportunities than any other industry event. For more information, visit the Show Web site at www.restaurant.org/show.
|Company: National Restaurant Association|
|Address: 1200 17th St., NW - 20036 Washington DC|
|Country: UNITED STATES|
|Phone: +1 (202)-973-3677|
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