• The Hospitality Sector has seen dramatic growth over the past few years and as a result the sector has had to adapt to the influx of customers looking not just for the quality of the hotel or B&B but the full experience package. The story that surrounds the building and area is an essential part of the holiday experience and the onus is on the Hospitality Sector to showcase what Ireland has to offer.

    The 3 seminar areas will ensure that all aspects of the Hospitality sector are facilitated.
    On the Hospitality stage you will hear how to recruit and retain the best staff, secure finance to upgrade your venue, the latest food trends and how to maximise your revenue from your investment. Speakers include Adrienne Hanna from Right Revenue, Marc Thornton from DTA Marketing, Nicola Hawitt from Upsell Guru and Derek Butler from Grid Finance.

    The 2020 Tech Summit will have experts advising on how to increase your social media presence and how the latest technology can aid your business.


    Collaboration is the Key to Success

    The Hospitality Expo and Fit Out Expo 2020 is a must attend event where the best in class will be there to showcase their products and services as well as offering tips and advice on how to bring your business to the forefront of your area. The theme of this event is “Collaboration is the Key to Success” and where better to see this than in our showcase bar where Virgin Media, AVL and Pure Fit Out have combined to design and build an experience that will demonstrate how to maximise your venue with the latest design, display and content trends.

    With over 200 exhibitors and 3 seminar areas the Hospitality & Fit Out Expo promises to be the kick start event for anyone involved in the hospitality Industry for 2020 and beyond.

    Growth Opportunities Continue for 2020

    The Fit-Out Summit will have an exciting showcase of the regeneration of Central Dublin’s One Dublin Plaza including the new 500 seater restaurant by Rebecca Gernon, Director of Serendipity; Declan Ralph from BWG will present an update on the refit of the iconic Irish corner store brand Spar and Ronan Hollohan from Millennium Design will explore the latest trends to hit the Dublin Hotel and Bar developments.

    250 Exhibitors | 4,872 Visitors in 2018

    Hospitality Expo 2016 and 2018 produced exceptional business results for up to 250 exhibitors. There can be no doubt that, with increased investment in the industry, the 2020 event will provide suppliers with an even greater potential to increase sales in this buoyant market driven by increases demand from both domestic and tourist markets.

    This is a business focused event with a high proportion of proprietors, directors, buyers, chef and managers. 76% of the 4,900 visitors had purchasing power.

    Suppliers of Design & Fit Out, Catering Equipment, Food & Beverage, Technology, Facilities Management, Furniture & Décor, Event Infrastructure, POS, and HR specialist will find this comprehensive, professionally organised trade event to be a highly effective means of generating business.

    Some of this year features

    Visitor Profile 2018

    Up to 76% had purchasing authority while 56% identified new suppliers as a result of their visit. 35% said they had capital and renovations budgets of between €10,000 and €5,000,000.

    Pubs 27%
    Caterers 12%
    Hotels 26%
    Restaurants 29%
    Sports / Night Clubs 4%
    Quick Service 2%

Partners 2020