It just been declared that CATEX – Ireland’s greatest foodservice & hospitality function – is now verified for 21-23 February 2023 at the RDS Simmonscourt, returning to its usual biannual dates of early in the calendar year. Supported the moment again by steadfast sponsors, Bunzl and Calor, the 2023 event is hoping to return to the profitable heights of 2019 when the expo welcomed its most important-ever attendance of 12,500 marketplace specialists who satisfied with 250+ exhibitors over the 3-days.
A serious celebration of abilities, services, excellence and innovation inside of foodservice and hospitality, CATEX is a person of Europe’s longest-operating trade activities which is unbelievably effectively-supported by the marketplace.
Owned and sent by IFSA (Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance), sustainability and innovation will be top of the monthly bill at the 2023 occasion. The 2021 Bord Bia ‘Outlook on the Irish Foodservice Market Put up Pandemic Foodservice Report’ mentioned that as the pandemic took hold, a lot of foodservice and hospitality companies paused their initiatives in sustainability. Having said that, in its ‘Key Macro Developments to View in 2021 (and Outside of)’, the report notes a ‘Return to Sustainable Practices’ as a important macro trend.
IFSA, in association with its party companions, have identified sustainability, alongside innovation, as the major themes for CATEX 2023.
Commenting on strategies for the 2023 function, the new Chair of IFSA, Alan Cruite, Normal Supervisor of Trinity Purchasing Eire, part of the Avendra Group, an affiliate of Aramark, adds: “In 2021, we organised CATEX in record time – in just 12 months – and I’m amazingly proud of my colleagues in IFSA for stepping up and featuring a system and event for our industry to come collectively for the duration of an unbelievably hard time. The supportive and huge feedback from the event cemented just how special CATEX is to our field.
“Looking in advance, we’re delighted to be entering a brighter 12 months. Albeit there are even now numerous issues, however we’re set on planning CATEX 2023 to assure it provides a thing for all people in the field. It is prolonged been recognised as the have to-show up at function for foodservice and hospitality, and we’re assured that CATEX 2023 will supply outstanding value to equally exhibitors and site visitors as we move forward.”
CATEX companions with foodservice and hospitality bodies to deliver an occasion that’s for marketplace, supported by industry. Partners incorporate Chef Network, Panel of Chefs, Speciality Espresso Association (Eire chapter), Bartenders Affiliation of Eire and the European Speciality Tea Affiliation.
Over the final 50 several years CATEX has set up itself as a important pressure in the hospitality and foodservice industries. By reserving early, exhibitors can get edge of securing prime positioning and getting provided in the promotional campaign in the operate up to the clearly show.
Help save the day in your diary. CATEX, an IFSA function, getting place from 21st– 23rd February 2023.
To locate out far more about CATEX, make sure you get hold of Margaret Andreucetti at Eventhaus on (00353) 1 846 0020 or see www.CATEXexhibition.com.
CATEX – Ireland’s definitive foodservice celebration, 21st – 23rd February 2023.