It just been introduced that CATEX – Ireland’s biggest foodservice & hospitality function – is now verified for 21-23 February 2023 at the RDS Simmonscourt, returning to its standard biannual dates of early in the calendar year. Supported when once more by steadfast sponsors, Bunzl and Calor, the 2023 function is hoping to return to the productive heights of 2019 when the expo welcomed its largest-at any time attendance of 12,500 industry specialists who fulfilled with 250+ exhibitors more than the 3-times.
A real celebration of expertise, support, excellence and innovation inside of foodservice and hospitality, CATEX is one of Europe’s longest-running trade occasions that is exceptionally properly-supported by the market.
Owned and delivered by IFSA (Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance), sustainability and innovation will be prime of the monthly bill at the 2023 event. The 2021 Bord Bia ‘Outlook on the Irish Foodservice Field Write-up Pandemic Foodservice Report’ famous that as the pandemic took maintain, several foodservice and hospitality companies paused their initiatives in sustainability. Having said that, in its ‘Key Macro Trends to Observe in 2021 (and Over and above)’, the report notes a ‘Return to Sustainable Practices’ as a crucial macro craze.
IFSA, in affiliation with its function associates, have discovered sustainability, together with innovation, as the big themes for CATEX 2023.
Commenting on strategies for the 2023 event, the new Chair of IFSA, Alan Cruite, Typical Manager of Trinity Acquiring Ireland, part of the Avendra Team, an affiliate of Aramark, provides: “In 2021, we organised CATEX in file time – in just 12 weeks – and I’m unbelievably very pleased of my colleagues in IFSA for stepping up and featuring a platform and celebration for our sector to arrive collectively all through an extremely tough time. The supportive and remarkable feedback from the event cemented just how special CATEX is to our field.
“Looking in advance, we’re delighted to be entering a brighter 12 months. Albeit there are nonetheless several problems, on the other hand we’re established on creating CATEX 2023 to guarantee it delivers some thing for everybody in the industry. It is lengthy been recognised as the ought to-show up at party for foodservice and hospitality, and we’re self-confident that CATEX 2023 will deliver unbelievable price to both equally exhibitors and readers as we transfer ahead.”
CATEX associates with foodservice and hospitality bodies to deliver an celebration that is for sector, supported by sector. Partners involve Chef Network, Panel of Chefs, Speciality Coffee Affiliation (Eire chapter), Bartenders Affiliation of Ireland and the European Speciality Tea Affiliation.
About the previous 50 many years CATEX has recognized alone as a big force in the hospitality and foodservice industries. By booking early, exhibitors can get benefit of securing key positioning and getting included in the advertising campaign in the run up to the demonstrate.
Help save the date in your diary. CATEX, an IFSA celebration, getting put from 21st– 23rd February 2023.
To uncover out extra about CATEX, you should get hold of Margaret Andreucetti at Eventhaus on (00353) 1 846 0020 or see www.CATEXexhibition.com.
CATEX – Ireland’s definitive foodservice function, 21st – 23rd February 2023.