Pizza Expo News

March 1, 2015

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

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

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

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

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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

December 1, 2014

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Expo Spotlight: Be part of the most important event of the year!

  There’s always something new to see or learn at International Pizza Expo that will help grow your pizzeria and profits. In fact, I’ll guarantee attending Expo will be the single best investment of time and money you’ll make next year, or I’ll refund your registration fee. This year’s Expo is sure to be the… Read More

November 1, 2014

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Expo Spotlight: Pizza Expo is just around the corner!

                  We’re pulling out all the stops to make sure next year’s Pizza Expo, our 31st, is the largest and best show ever, with more educational opportunities for you to choose from, an expanded International Pizza Challenge and a show floor nearly as large as six football… Read More

October 1, 2014

Bill Oakley

Expo Spotlight: International Pizza Expo is now open for business!

Can you imagine a show floor larger than five football fields with nothing but pizza-related supplies, equipment and services? At Pizza Expo® you’ll be able to shop, sample and network with your pizza peers from around the world. International Pizza Expo –– the “Show of Shows” for the pizza industry –– is THE place to… Read More