Days to Show

March 19 - 22, 2018
Exhibits Open: March 20 - 22, 2018
Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibits open March 20 – 22
Front and back of house training
Under-40 winner announced 3:30 – 5 pm
Contests in 5 divisions

International Pizza Expo


The World’s Largest Pizza Industry Show

Now in Our 34th Year Serving Independent and Chain Pizzerias

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

Exhibitors include suppliers of pizza ingredients and pizza flour, point-of-sales systems, ovens, kitchen equipment, marketing and promotional materials and many other companies providing goods and services to the pizza restaurant industry.

Pizza Expo is not open to the general public.

NEW IN 2018
The Pizza Today Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

We’re seeking nominations of top owner-operators under 40 years of age for the award, which will be presented at Pizza Expo. Finalists receive airfare, hotel and free admission for the show. Learn more and enter. 

The deadline for nominations is December 15, 2017.

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Why Attend?

Listen to comments from satisfied attendees at the 2017 show. 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?

In 2017, there were 7,400 qualified independent, chain and franchise pizzeria buyers in attendance at Pizza Expo and 520 exhibiting companies. 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, in its 34th year in 2018, 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

The Pizza Expo Update Show Episode One highlights what’s new on the Show Floor
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 14:47:54 +0000

Our first episode of the Pizza Expo Update Show will get ready for International Pizza Expo next month. Managing Editor Mandy Detwiler sits down with show director Bill Oakley to give you the skinny on what to expect on the show floor. Bill outlines this year’s show floor changes. Pizza Expo will take place in...

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How to Use the Pizza Expo App
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:07:16 +0000

By Jeremy White We get it — you walk into the Las Vegas Convention Center in March and see pandemonium. There’s a huge line waiting on the International Pizza Expo show floor to open. You just got your official attendee badge and can’t decide whether to head upstairs to sit in on seminars or to...

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Road to Expo: A ‘New Normal’ For the Pizza Industry
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:01:07 +0000

Seismic shifts are reshaping the landscape of the pizza business, and the chains are the companies largely benefiting. The pace of change is speeding up, leaving many independent pizzerias confused about their business priorities. This “new normal” demands more than just great pizza to remain relevant and successful. Let’s examine a few astounding proof points:...

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