March 7 - 10, 2016
Exhibits Open: March 8 - 10, 2016
Las Vegas Convention Center

Countdown to the Show

Acrobatic dough-spinning at the World Pizza Games
Hunting for new products and services in the Exhibit Hall
The voice of experience: Big Dave Ostrander
One-stop shopping for your pizzeria
Thursday keynote speaker Tony Gemignani

About the Show

International Pizza Expo®

The Largest Pizza Show in the World.

THE Trade Show for the Pizza Industry.

Attendees include pizzeria or pizza-concept restaurant owners, operators and managers, as well as distributors and food brokers.

Pizza Expo is not open to the general public.

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Why Attend?

With nearly 500 exhibiting companies on the show floor, Pizza Expo is the place for independent and chain pizzeria owners and managers to one-stop shop for nearly any needed product or service — and see what’s new in the industry. Attendees can expand their knowledge on topics relevant to business success during Expo’s more than 90 seminars, workshops and baking demonstrations. They also can participate in pizza skills competitions and go to special events such as the Beer & Bull networking session and the Pizza Expo Block Party.

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Why Exhibit?

  1. In 2015, more than 6,500 qualified independent, chain and franchise pizzeria buyers attended Pizza Expo, with even more expected in 2016. If you’re looking to build your brand and market share in the pizza segment, this is the one place you must do business. Pizza Expo, now in its 32nd year, is the largest gathering of pizza professionals in the world. Maximize your opportunity to reach new clients and retain existing ones. And since our exhibitor retention rate is more than 85 percent, it pays to reserve your booth space today.
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Pizza Expo News

Making a Name for Your New Pizzeria
Mon, 16 Nov 2015 15:51:57 +0000

tim kirkland, author, “The Renegade Server”, pizza expo, speaker

By Tim Kirkland When you start a pizzeria business or open a new location, you need new marketing strategies to effectively reach customers. You need local marketing tools for the 21st century. Since the 1950s, traditional marketing has been conducted using the “4 Ps” that every marketer is taught in school — Product, Placement, Pricing ... More »

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Creating an Authentic Brand
Mon, 09 Nov 2015 14:00:26 +0000

Hot Tomato exterior Fruito CO

By Anne Keller and Jen Zeuner What does good branding mean to you? Is it a flashy logo or a name that has been chosen after going through countless focus groups? It is a multi-thousand-dollar PR campaign to get your “brand” into the hands of the masses? While your name and logo are, of course, ... More »

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Five Reasons to Register Now for Pizza Expo
Sun, 01 Nov 2015 04:01:42 +0000


With International Pizza Expo 2016 now approximately four months away, it’s time to make plans to attend the greatest pizza show on earth. Here are five reasons why you shouldn’t delay getting registered to attend at You want to compete. The fields for all five divisions of the International Pizza Challenge fill up fast. ... More »

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