2009 November: Expo News

Can you imagine a show floor larger than four 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 do business, learn, network and deal.

Designed specifi cally for pizzeria owners and operators, there’s something for everyone at International Pizza Expo® 2010, whether you’re a veteran or just opening your fi rst store. When the show closes on Thursday afternoon, you will have had the opportunity to visit nearly 1,000 exhibits and attend your choice of nearly 70 educational seminars and demonstrations. Rounding out the experience are numerous culinary competitions, contests and other special events.

Show Web Site is Live – www.PizzaExpo.com The Web site for International Pizza Expo 2010 has been recently updated to let you know everything you need to know about attending or exhibiting.

Online Registration is Open Book online and SAVE $10. Make your plans now; as always, Las Vegas will be bulging at the seams during the month of March with Pizza Expo®, Spring Break, and several other events and trade shows all going on at the same time. And that’s not to mention the great weather, gambling, award-winning restaurants and some of the world’s best hotels! Best of all, it’s a tax deductible working vacation.

Housing is Open We’ve negotiated special discounted rates with some of the fi nest hotels in Las Vegas, some call them the best in the world, through our offi cial housing bureau, Expovision. Check out our Travel and Hotel page for a list of hotel properties, rates and online reservation instructions.

Conference Program Do you want to fi nd out how to position your pizzeria to outperform your competition in the current economic environment? International Pizza Expo 2010® will offer more ontarget business boosting seminars and networking events than ever before. If you’re looking for answers or need a few new ideas, then attending International Pizza Expo will be the best investment of time and money you’ll make next year.

Exhibit Hall While on our Web site, be sure to visit the Exhibit Hall to see a listing of all the exhibiting companies who will be at the show ready to negotiate and do business. If they’re in the pizza business, then they’ll be at Pizza Expo. What’s even better, most of our exhibiting partners will be offering great show specials and special pricing. At next year’s show, you can expect to see nearly 450 exhibiting companies that represent every facet of the pizza industry. Come see and experience the thrill and excitement of the pizza industry’s No. 1 networking event and trade show!

Looking to Exhibit – International Pizza Expo 2010 is more than 92 percent sold! If you haven’t reserved your booth space yet, now’s the time. Don’t get stuck on our waiting list; request your booth online by going to the Exhibitor section and clicking on To Exhibit, or call Bobbie MacIntosh, Tradeshow Sales Manager, at (800) 489-8324.

We Mean Business!

Sincerely,

Bill Oakley

Executive Vice President