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Connect with the Entire Event Industry.

All the Trends. All the Senses. All the Feels.

The Special Event Show is the place thousands of catering and event pros come to make lasting connections and drive their business forward. From decor to trending tech, entertainment, and more—hundreds of exhibiting companies will spotlight their innovations at the tradeshow.

Join us in Miami Beach, July 19-22, 2021 and put your company at the center of the catering and events world!

Bigger. Bolder. More Impressive Than Ever.

Full of live entertainment, world-class education, culinary competitions, and more, this is a marketplace connecting the industry's biggest buyers and sellers. Now co-located with The Special Event, the tradeshow attracts thousands of attendees making this the largest industry gathering.

Catersource and The Special Event

Experience 60% or greater brand exposure on the tradeshow floor due to the colocation of the two tradeshows.

Find Your Customers

68% of attendees had purchasing power. Our buyers require varied products and services to address trends and market needs.

Meet Motivated Buyers

66% of attendees made purchases. Professionals attending Catersource are serious buyers seeking solutions that will grow their businesses.


With hundreds of exhibitors anticipated this year, this is a branding opportunity you don't want to miss.


Receive high visibility through powerful branding and exclusive opportunities with event participation, education, and product launches.

Exhibitor FAQs

Find all the answers to your questions about badges, shipping, packages, directions, parking & more here.

2021 Exhibitor Schedule by Day

Monday, July 19:  Exhibitor Set Up:  11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 20:  Exhibitor Set Up:  8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 21:  Trade Show open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 22:  Trade Show open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.;  Exhibitor tear-down 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Friday, July 23:  Exhibitor tear-down 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Interested in Exhibiting?