Pizza Expo News

May 1, 2015

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Expo Spotlight: Pizza Games and Challenge Winners!

If you were in Las Vegas, then you know that International Pizza Expo was the THE place to be. You could feel the energy and pizza enthusiasm from the moment you walked into the Las Vegas Convention Center. There was something for everyone at International Pizza Expo 2015, whether you’re a veteran or just opening your… Read More

April 1, 2015

Tony Gemignani Pizza Expo

Expo Spotlight: Pizza Expo Rocks Las Vegas Again!

I want to personally thank all of the pizza professionals who attended International Pizza Expo 2015. This year’s show was undoubtedly the biggest and best show ever held, with a show floor the size of nearly 6½ football fields, 470 exhibiting companies and 1,125 booths all devoted to America’s favorite food — pizza! Pizza professionals… Read More

March 2, 2015

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Pizza Expo 2015 Mobile App — Ready for Download

Your free mobile guide to Pizza Expo is now available Plan your International Pizza Expo trip with the new mobile app. The native iPhone / iPad App is available on iTunes App Store, and the web based Android App on Google Play.  Search for “Pizza Expo 2015” and find the International Pizza Expo app. (NOTE… Read More

March 1, 2015

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Expo Spotlight: It’s show time!

It’s hard to describe Pizza Expo in words. You really have to experience Pizza Expo to understand the excitement and interaction that takes place among our attendees and exhibitors. Everyone is truly anxious and motivated to get into discussions about new products, new technology, the latest industry trends and hot-button issues facing the industry today…. Read More

February 18, 2015

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6 Steps to Building a Chef or “Pizzapreneur” Brand

By Karen Post Today, having a strong and distinct brand can be the difference in any category. A strong brand makes the buying choice easy for the customer, because consumers will know what your business stands for and what to expect when they decide to spend money with you. Companies, service providers and product makers… Read More

February 3, 2015

Thai Chicken Pizza

Five foods and flavors customers crave

Pizzas on the Cutting Edge of Consumer Tastes By Nancy Kruse Pizzerias don’t operate in a vacuum. They’re subject to the same changes in consumer tastes and expectations as other restaurants. But catering to consumer demands can be a tricky proposition. Get it wrong, and you’ve lost a patron; get it right, and business can… Read More

February 2, 2015

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The Show of All Shows Returns

International Pizza Expo 2015 offers opportunities, solutions for pizzeria owners The world of pizza will invade Sin City March 22-26 for a no-holds-barred five days of education, showmanship and camaraderie. Everything from marketing awareness to culinary chops will be dissected, explored and reimagined in a joint effort designed to elevate the entire $44 billion industry…. Read More

February 1, 2015

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Pizza Expo Spotlight: Tips to get the most out of the trade show

March 23 – 26, 2015 – Las Vegas Convention Center – www.PizzaExpo.com Now more than ever knowing how to produce a quality pizza and understanding your customers’ needs and wants is not sufficient to maintain and grow your pizzeria. Attending an industry trade show is your best vehicle to obtain new knowledge, insight and ideas… Read More

January 12, 2015

mike baush, andolini's pizzeria, tulsa, branding, pizza industry expert, pizza expo, pizzeria operator

The Day I Threw Out the Ravioli

And Started Building the Andolini’s Brand By Mike Bausch I was in denial about ravioli. Frozen, fun, simple, add it to your menu — why not ravioli? I was two years into owning a pizzeria, only 24 at the time, and thought, “Pizza is what we hang our hat on, but a little frozen ravioli… Read More