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Colorado Restaurant & Bar Show

Presented by the Colorado Restaurant Association, the Colorado Restaurant & Bar Show is the Rocky Mountain region’s annual sales and networking event, enabling suppliers to connect with leading restaurateurs, chefs, and restaurant and bar managers.

Over the course of the two-day event, the top foodservice suppliers in Colorado and the nation will have the opportunity to showcase their products, services and technologies.

Secure your face-time with key restaurant-industry decision makers, generate leads, and build brand awareness by becoming an exhibitor! Attendees are looking to you to introduce them to the newest trends, ideas, and products in the business, through one-on-one interactions, tastings, technology demonstrations, new products, specials and more.

Colorado’s restaurant scene continues to boom – make sure your brand is a part of it!

Show Info & Overview

Dates & Venue

Tuesday, April 2 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday, April 3 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Colorado Convention Center | 700 14th Street, Denver, CO 80202

2024 CRB Show Schedule

Pre-show Move-In
Monday, April 1

1 – 6 p.m.                            Hall open to exhibitors for setup

CRB Show, Day 1
Tuesday, April 2

7 – 9 a.m.                            Hall open to exhibitors for setup
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.                 Exhibit hall open to attendees
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.     Vendor demonstrations | Center of the Plate
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.                  Educational sessions
3 p.m.                                  Beverage break | Center of the Plate
4 p.m.                                  Exhibit hall closes
4 – 5 p.m.                            CRA Small Donor Committee Reception

CRB Show, Day 2
Wednesday, April 3

7 – 9 a.m.                              Hall open to exhibitors for setup
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.                   Exhibit hall open to attendees
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.       Vendor demonstrations | Center of the Plate
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.                    Educational sessions
3 p.m.                                    Beverage break | Center of the Plate
4 p.m.                                    Exhibit hall closes; Exhibitor move-out begins
9 p.m.                                    Move-out ends; booths must be vacant

Hotel Information

The Slate Denver
1250 Welton St, Denver, CO 80204
(303) 292-5000
Discount booking

Marketing Opportunities

2023 Early-Bird Promotion

  • DECEMBER 31, 2023: Booth deadline for one free marketing add-on for exhibitors

Marketing Add-Ons

  • Complimentary bag insert | $500 value
  • Quarter-page ad in onsite show guide | $250 value
  • Facebook or Instagram story | $500 value for non-members, $350 value for members
  • Complimentary vendor demo time slot | $500 value – LIMITED AVAILABILITY
  • Feature in eBlast to CRB Show attendee list | $1,000 value for non-members, $800 value for members — LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Note: A minimum deposit of $500/booth must be received by promotion end-date in order to receive discounts and add-ons.

Important Dates

  • December 15, 2023 | Exhibitor kits emailed
  • January 31, 2024 | 5 p.m. deadline for $100 exhibitor booth discount ($200 discount for members)
  • January 31, 2024 | 5 p.m. deadline for full payment for reserved booths
    Failure to remit full payment by this deadline will result in forfeiture of booth assignment(s) and deposit(s).

Prime Opportunities

Facebook and/or Instagram Stories

Our social media channels reach 8,000+ restaurateurs and counting. Reach our Facebook and Instagram followers to promote your presence at the CRB Show! Contact CRB Show events and sponsorship management for details.

  • $500 for non-members; $350 for members
  • Includes a $100 paid boost
  • Direct reach: 8,000+
  • Boosted reach: 20,000+

Vendor Demos

Feature your product/service on the Center of the Plate demo stage! You will have the stage for a 20-minute presentation. Limited availability. Contact CRB Show events and sponsorship management for details.

Reach Your Target Audience Easily And Directly
Connect personally with existing and new customers in one convenient location. Strengthen your business relationships with valuable customer feedback.

Build Relationships With Key Decision-Makers
Meet with leading restaurateurs, chefs, and restaurant and bar managers – the people who make decisions about products and services. Put your product or service in front of the industry’s most influential leaders to maximize marketing dollars and ROI!

Strengthen Your Brand Awareness
This event provides a concentrated, cost-effective opportunity to reach your target market and share your brand. Establish highly qualified sales leads in just two days!

Your Competition Is Already There
Analyze the competition! To see which companies have already contracted for exhibit space at the 2023 CRB Show, visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall.

Exhibitor Details & Logistics

Standard Booth Fees

Inline Booth (10′ x 10′) | $1,795

Corner Booth (10′ x 10′) | $1,895

All booths include:

  • Unlimited staff badges for Exhibit Hall access
  • One 8’ x 2’ table (per booth)
  • 2 chairs
  • 1 small trash can
  • 8’-high back drape
  • 3’-high side drape
  • 7” x 44” ID sign
  • Carpeted space (The Exhibit Hall floor is carpeted. If exhibitor would like their choice of carpet, it can be ordered for an additional fee.)
  • Ice for food & beverages in booth (if applicable)
  • Trash pick-up

Exhibitor Move In

Monday, April 1 | 1 – 6 p.m.
Tuesday, April 2 |  7 – 9 a.m.

Note: These are the ONLY times available for exhibitors to set up their booths; the schedule is very tight. Please plan accordingly.

Exhibitor Move Out

Wednesday, April 3 | 4 – 9 p.m.

Early Dismantle/Vacating Exhibit-Space Policy

Exhibits must remain intact during the open hours of the CRB Show. Dismantling and/or removal of exhibit materials from the Show floor during open hours may result in the loss of opportunity to exhibit at future events. Show management will have sole discretion over decisions to renew exhibitors found in violation of this policy.

Booth Assignment & Registration

The CRA cannot guarantee booth location or reserve booth space without a completed online registration form and $500 deposit per booth.

Booth assignments are made on a first-come, first-serve basis, so the sooner an online form is completed, the greater the chance your ideal space will be confirmed.

Order Taking

Exhibitors will be allowed to take orders on the exhibit floor; exchange of merchandise for payment will not be permitted.

CRB Show Logo Use

Exhibitors are encouraged to use the CRB Show logo in advertising or direct mailings that promote their participation in the CRB Show.

Contact the Events & Sponsorship Manager for usage guidelines and a copy of the CRB Show logo. Logo use will be granted only to  contracted exhibitors.

Use of the CRA or CRF logo(s) is prohibited.

Other Exhibitor Details, Regulations, and Terms & Conditions

Download a PDF of CRB Show Exhibitor General Terms & Conditions.

Kelsey Berglund

Have questions about the CRB Show?

Call or email Kelsey Berglund, Events and Sponsorship Director, Colorado Restaurant Association

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