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

Pizza Expo — Thursday Recap: IPC Finals
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:16:49 +0000

  Thursday at International Pizza Expo was a day of crowning champions. We saw new trends and techniques and passion for the craft of pizza-making at the International Pizza Challenge. Here are results from the day:   Pizza Maker of Year is Umberto Fornito, Antico Pizzeria Frattese.   Best of the Best Champion is Tim Silva,...

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Pizza Expo — Wed. Recap: IPC prelims and WPG Finals
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:54:54 +0000

So much happens on Wednesday at International Pizza Expo. The show floor was a buzz with pizzeria operators learning all about the latest trends, products, technology and ingredients. Our first-ever Young Entrepreneur of the Year has been named. Congratulations to Sammy Mandell of Greenville Avenue Pizza Company in Dallas, Texas. Sammy; Christal Spata of Valeo’s...

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Pizza Expo Tuesday Wrap-up, Daily IPC Results
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:55:28 +0000

Tuesday at International Pizza Expo is in the books with record attendance in the exhibit hall and seminar rooms. Before we share the daily results from the International Pizza Challenge, let’s take a look at the show in pictures:     International Pizza Challenge Prelims and Pizza Napoletana Finals Traditional Division Peter Agourias, Vi Pizza...

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