THE ONLY SHOW FOR THE BOOMING NORTHERN MARKET - A WORLD CLASS EVENT, A UNIQUE NORTHERN AUDIENCE.
Northern Restaurant and Bar is the only exhibition which delivers a high quality, high volume attendance of Northern decisions makers. The region has a significant, valuable and expanding hospitality industry making this a vital exhibition for national and international companies seeking UK wide coverage, as well as regional suppliers looking to build up their Northern client base.
The statistics below tell you all about the success of the 2006 show. For Northern Restaurant and Bar 2007 expect an exhibition which is bigger and busier than many National shows, and is full of passion, inspiration, industry stars, big brands and specialist suppliers.
The Northern industry
42%* of licensed premises are in the North*
Thats 57,000 restaurants, bars, pubs and hotels
Typically London based shows only attract 5 -10% of their attendance from The North**
The North of England contains some of the most respected restaurants, coolest bars, smartest hotels and the headquarters of some of the most successful hospitality groups in the UK.
Northern Restaurant and Bar 06 Visitors
7,666 industry visitors
82.5% of visitors were from the North of England
97.8% of visitors have purchasing power or purchasing influence
90.1% of visitors are likely to make purchases following meetings at the show
50.4% of visitors do not visit national exhibitions
Visitors included owners, directors, managers and chefs from the regions leading restaurants, bars, pubs and hotels. See overleaf for selected examples.
Northern Restaurant and Bar 06 Exhibitors
289 exhibitors, a rise of 44.5% year on year
44.9% of exhibitors were new to the show
Exhibitor rebook for Northern Restaurant and Bar 07 is up 53.1% year on year
Exhibitors included some of the biggest global brands, as well as all major national suppliers, and a host of speciality companies. See overleaf for selected examples.
Northern Restaurant and Bar 07
Floorspace grown to take entire main hall at GMEX
Expanded Culinary Theatre and Drinks Academy
Launch of the Ramsay Scholar 2007
New Wine Village and Fine Food Village
Over 300 Exhibitors
New media partnerships and an enhanced marketing campaign.
TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST IN EXHIBITING/SPONSORSHIP
Please call our sales team on 0161 237 5155 or email [email protected]
2006 EXHIBITORS / SPONSORS INCLUDED
Bank of Scotland
M & J Seafoods
North West Fine Foods
Peroni Nastro Azzurro
2006 VISITORS INCLUDED
60 Hope St
All Bar One
De Vere Group
Mitchells and Butler
The interest generated was phenomenal Gordon Ramsay, Gordon Ramsay Holdings
The North has the flagship exhibition it deserves Dave Morgan, Diageo
"First time we have done the show, excellent quality of attendee, very pleased indeed with the leads. Re-booked for 07 on the first day" Andy Brefitt, Hopwells
We got 97 quality leads from the show Julian Lewis-Booth, HG Stephenson
The Norths annual must visit event Mark Ridgwell, Taste and Flavour
The show lets us reach the Norths leading bars and bartenders Steve Dingley, Behind Bars
We had a substantial amount of quality leads this year Anthony Hanson-Mahon, North West Business Machines