Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

General

When and where does The NAFEM Show take place?
The NAFEM Show takes place Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 26-28, 2025, at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), Atlanta, Ga., USA.

Global foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers exhibit at The NAFEM Show. The 2025 list will be available in September.

20,000 foodservice industry professionals.

There are many options for accommodations. onPeak, the official housing provider for The NAFEM Show, can assist you in making your hotel reservations. Contact onPeak at +1.855.203.6329; email NAFEM@onpeak.com

NAFEM Official Supplier Seal
Only companies displaying this seal are official suppliers of The NAFEM Show.
The NAFEM Show provides complimentary shuttle bus service to and from the GWCC and all official hotel suppliers, except for the Omni and Signia hotels, which are within walking distance of the GWCC.
Most hotels in our block have a 72-hour cancellation policy. While a credit card is required at the time of reservation through onPeak, our official housing coordinator, many of the hotels do not charge the deposit until closer to the show. Please check your hotel reservation confirmation for details about deposit and cancellation policies for your specific hotel.
There is no formal dress code for the show. Business casual is recommended.
Training Time is the hour before the official 9 a.m. show opening on Thursday, Feb. 27, and Friday, Feb. 28, 2025, providing manufacturers with time to conduct product training for their dealer/distributors, consultants and service agents. NAFEM distributes Training Time badges to registrants who are members of CFESA, FCSI, FEDA and all buying groups.

To attend the Kick-Off Party or The NAFEM Party, you must be a registered show attendee. Purchase tickets through the registration portal.

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available for all participants at the GWCC.
The NAFEM booth is a place to get information on the show and learn more about NAFEM. You also can find NAFEM’s channel partners – CFESA, FCSI, FEDA and MAFSI – here.
In addition to thenafemshow.org/attend, you can find show updates, foodservice news and industry insights on our social media platforms. Follow The NAFEM Show on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.

Registration

How do I register to attend The NAFEM Show?

June 5, 2024 through Feb. 5, 2025

$50

Feb. 6-25, 2025

$100

Onsite

$150

You may register additional people when purchasing your own registration.
Please email name change requests to nafem@csreg.zohodesk.com to edit your personal contact information.
All badges are printed at the show. Pick up your badge at the GWCC or one of our satellite locations at the Omni, Signia, Hilton, Weston or Marriott hotels.
Onsite registration is located at Badge Pick-up during the following days/hours:
Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2025
Noon – 8 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2025

7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2025
7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 28, 2025
7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Email info@thenafemshow.org or call +1.312.245.1054 if you require special assistance while attending the show.
For any questions about your registration, contact nafem@csreg.zohodesk.com or call +1.224.563.3764.
Registrations (badges and event tickets) cancelled on or before 11:59 p.m. central, Feb. 12, 2025 will be refunded in full. After Feb. 12, 2025 all fees will be non-refundable.

Event policies

Are children under 16 allowed on the show floor?
Children under 16 years of age ARE NOT allowed on the show floor at any time.

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NAFEM shares the data you provide to NAFEM with third-party vendors to process your registration; to make you aware of goods and services you may be interested in; and to perform analytics on behalf of NAFEM, in connection with The NAFEM Show® and for such other purposes as NAFEM may approve from time to time.

For information regarding your personal data rights, please review the NAFEM Privacy Policy. Your consent is required at the time of registration