FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 6, 2012
EDMONTON – As Alberta’s economy continues to boom, the province’s restaurant and hospitality industry will be looking for new ways to stay on top at the annual Alberta Foodservice Expo, Sept. 9 – 10 at the Edmonton Expo Centre.
As Alberta’s premier foodservice industry event, the Expo features all aspects of food, beverage, services and supply – through an enhanced show floor and myriad features such as chef demonstrations, seminars, and networking events. Industry professionals will have the opportunity to connect, learn and buy to stay in touch with the latest trends and grow their businesses.
For the full agenda, visit www.albertafoodserviceexpo.ca. The Alberta Foodservice Expo is open to trade only. Join the conversation! The official Twitter hashtag of the show is #AlbertaFSE.
Alberta’s restaurant industry in a nutshell
Direct jobs: 130,000
Share of provincial workforce: 6.2%
Total revenue in 2011: $9.0 billion
Share of provincial economy: 3.2%
Growth forecast for 2012: 7.5%
Total revenue forecast for 2012: $10 billion
Source: Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association
The Alberta Foodservice Expo is owned and operated by MediaEDGE Communications, and the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association is the show’s title sponsor.
NOTE: Media may register for accreditation by using the online visitor registration form at www.albertafoodserviceexpo.ca, or by calling 1-866-216-0860 ext. 280.
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