Pizza Expo News

November 16, 2015

tim kirkland, author, “The Renegade Server”, pizza expo, speaker

Making a Name for Your New Pizzeria

By Tim Kirkland When you start a pizzeria business or open a new location, you need new marketing strategies to effectively reach customers. You need local marketing tools for the 21st century. Since the 1950s, traditional marketing has been conducted using the “4 Ps” that every marketer is taught in school — Product, Placement, Pricing… Read More

November 9, 2015

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Creating an Authentic Brand

By Anne Keller and Jen Zeuner What does good branding mean to you? Is it a flashy logo or a name that has been chosen after going through countless focus groups? It is a multi-thousand-dollar PR campaign to get your “brand” into the hands of the masses? While your name and logo are, of course,… Read More

November 1, 2015


Five Reasons to Register Now for Pizza Expo

With International Pizza Expo 2016 now approximately four months away, it’s time to make plans to attend the greatest pizza show on earth. Here are five reasons why you shouldn’t delay getting registered to attend at You want to compete. The fields for all five divisions of the International Pizza Challenge fill up fast…. Read More

November 1, 2015

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Expo Spotlight: We’ve gone live!

The newly designed International Pizza Expo Web site has gone live! Everything you need to know about the pizza industry’s most important and prestigious event can be found at Whether you’re an attendee or exhibitor, the site provides an inside glance at what lies ahead when thousands upon thousands of pizza professionals pile into… Read More

October 9, 2015


Pizza Expo Registration is now open!

With International Pizza Expo 2016 now less than five months away, it’s time to make plans to attend the greatest pizza show on earth. Learn about our 32nd annual gathering of pizzeria industry professionals and the suppliers who do business with them at Circle the dates: March 7 – 10, 2016: Seminar Days March… Read More

October 1, 2015

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Expo Spotlight: Go Big or Go Home!

Can you imagine a show floor larger than five football fields with nothing but pizza-related supplies, equipment and services? At International Pizza Expo 2016 in Las Vegas, you will be able to shop, sample and network with your pizza peers from around the globe. International Pizza Expo is THE place to do business, learn, network… Read More

September 1, 2015

Bill Oakley
Show Director
International Pizza Expo

Expo Spotlight: 2016 Pizza Expo Keynotes

Keep in Touch with Pizza Expo Anywhere!   Though you know International Pizza Expo as a few days of complete pizza-focused mayhem, you don’t have to be on the show floor in Vegas to be in touch with what’s going on with us. We know it’s a whirlwind from the moment you arrive to the… Read More

August 1, 2015

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Expo Spotlight: International Pizza Expo: March 7-10, 2016

Designed for pizzeria owners and operators, there’s something for everyone at International Pizza Expo. Whether you’re an industry veteran or just thinking about opening your first unit, you need to attend the 2016 show! If you haven’t already registered, start making your plans now. International Pizza Expo is the premier industry event for learning and… Read More

July 1, 2015

Fabio Viviani
Restaurateur, reality television personality, headliner at global food events and festivals and New York Times best-selling author

Expo Spotlight: Opening Keynote Speaker Announced!

I have some exciting news to share with you regarding next year’s International Pizza Expo, March 7 – 10, 2016.  I’m pleased to announce that we’ve lined up another dynamic keynote speaker to jump-start your trade show day. Next year, Chef Fabio Viviani, a restaurateur, reality television personality, headliner at global food events and festivals… Read More

June 1, 2015

International Pizza Challenge, 2015, pizzaiolo, pizza-making competition

Expo Spotlight: Make plans now to attend Pizza Expo 2016

If you’re looking for new ways to create revenue or just want to find out about the latest industry trends and products, then International Pizza Expo, March 8-10, 2016, is the show for you! International Pizza Expo is the only industry event where you’ll find more than 90 industry-specific seminars, workshops and demonstrations, not to… Read More