Hosted Buyer Program

Enter a world of WOW!

Hosted Buyer Program

Back and better than ever

If you are responsible for purchasing foodservice equipment and supplies (E&S) for any of the operations listed below, you are eligible to attend The NAFEM Show – and find your WOW – on us!

  • Restaurant (independent or chain)
  • Institution (school, university or healthcare)
  • Social venue (hotel, sports arena or cruise ship)
  • Any location where food away from home is served

You’ll meet the top equipment and supplies manufacturers for food prep, cooking, storage, table service and cleaning. Make great connections and find some WOW for your organization.

Two men look at equipment during The NAFEM Show

What you’ll get

If you qualify, enjoy freebies adding up to $2,000:

  • Show registration including Training Time
  • Airfare or mileage allowance (up to $300)
  • Up to four nights in a NAFEM hotel
  • A free ticket to NAFEM-hosted networking events
  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshments in our Hosted Buyer lounge
  • A dedicated concierge to help coordinate your entire trip
Join Us

Your requirements

If you qualify, you are responsible for:

  • Attending The NAFEM Show each day (Wednesday, Feb. 26, Thursday, Feb. 27, and Friday, Feb. 28, 2025)
  • Participating in a total of nine show floor meetings with The NAFEM Show exhibitors
  • Sharing a testimonial about your experience (video or print)

Ready. Set. WOW!

Participants must be operators who purchase (or influence the purchasing decisions for) foodservice E&S.
Participants must be first-time attendees of The NAFEM Show unless you haven’t attended since 2019 or before.
A limited number of Hosted Buyer Program opportunities are available – apply today to secure your spot!
E&S dealers/distributors, manufacturers’ reps and FCSI consultants are not eligible to apply.

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