March 28-30, 2023 |
Las Vegas Convention Center

General FAQs

Who attends the Pizza Expo?

Independent, chain, and franchise pizzerias and Italian restaurant owners, managers, buyers, and decision-makers. Food brokers and distributors are also welcome.

When is the next Pizza Expo?

March 28-30, 2023

Where is the next Pizza Expo?

Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas Nevada
West Exhibit Hall

What are the Pizza Expo show hours?

Tuesday, March 28
10 AM – 4:30 PM

Wednesday, March 29
10 AM – 4:30 PM

Thursday, March 30
10 AM – 3:00 PM

What are the Pizza Expo Conference Program hours?

2023 Information Coming Soon…

How much does it cost to attend Pizza Expo?
Description Early
November, 2022 – February 3, 2023
Advance
February 4, 2023 – March 26, 2023
Onsite
March 27, 2023 – Onsite – End of Show
First Buddy First Buddy First Buddy
Retail Buyer  3-Day Pass $200.00 $160.00 $230.00 $190.00 $250.00 $250.00
Distributor  3-Day Pass $200.00 $160.00 $230.00 $190.00 $250.00 $250.00
Broker 3-Day Pass $200.00 $160.00 $230.00 $190.00 $250.00 $250.00
NONEX $350.00 $350.00 $350.00 $350.00 $400.00 $400.00

 

How do I register?

Click the “Attend” button on the site to begin your registration now!

There will be on-site registration as well.

If I need to cancel my registration, will I receive a refund?

Refunds prior to February 28, 2023 will have a $25 cancellation fee. No refunds are available after February 28, 2023.

What are on-site registration hours?

On-site Registration Hours

Monday, March 27 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, March 28 7:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Wednesday, March 29 7:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Thursday, March 30 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM

When will I receive my badge?

Registration confirmations will be emailed and attendee badges picked up at the show site.

Can I bring my child to the show?

No one under the age of 16 will be allowed on the exhibit floor. Proof of age will be required. No strollers, baby carriages or baby packs. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Can I take photographs during the show?

Show Management is respectful of the time and resources utilized by each exhibitor and speaker in the research and development of new and exciting products for the pizza and pasta marketplace. In an effort to protect our exhibitors and speakers, unauthorized photography or video recording is not allowed on the Expo Floor or in Conference Session rooms at Pizza Expo without first obtaining permission from the exhibitor or speaker. Violators will be ejected from the show.

How do I get an international Visa letter of Invitation?

During the registration process, if a country outside of the United States is selected, you will have the option of requesting an invitation letter to be emailed to you.

How can I make hotel arrangements?

We’ve negotiated travel discounts and secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms to make your trip to Las Vegas affordable.

Through the travel experts at onPeak, rooms at the group rate are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. You will be able to book on our website closer to the show.

See our Book Your Hotel page for more information.

Is shuttle service available between my hotel and the convention center?

Yes, Shuttles International Pizza Expo 2023 offers complimentary shuttle service to and from designated hotels.

See our Travel Information page for the Shuttle Schedule.

Is parking available at the convention center?

Yes, there are many onsite parking lots at the LVCC.

Are wheelchair and/or scooter rentals available at the convention center?

Yes, wheelchairs and scooters are available to rent at the FedEx Business Center.

Will food be available at the show?

Yes, there will be an assortment of food available at the Convention Center from both exhibitors and Convention Center cafeterias.

Is there Wi-Fi at the Convention Center?

Yes, Wi-Fi is available in public areas for purchase.

Tesla Loop Information

The Vegas Loop, with Tesla vehicles traveling in tunnels, at Las Vegas Convention Center provides fast and convenient transportation for convention and trade show attendees across the LVCC campus, connecting the new West Hall with the existing campus (North/Central/South Halls).

Four passenger stations offer convenient access between key LVCC destinations and nearby transportation connections. Convention Center Vegas Loop connection costs $3.50 to use. Tickets can be purchased in advance, here

Additional information on The Vegas Loop.

Exhibitor FAQs

Where and when is the next Pizza Expo?

The next show is March 28-30, 2023 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

What are the move-in and move-out days and times?
Sunday, March 26 Monday, March 27 Tuesday, March 28 Wednesday, March 29 Thursday, March 30 Friday, March 31
Move-in 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Show Days 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Move-out 3:01 PM – 10:00 PM 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Will early/late access to the exhibit hall be allowed?

Exhibitors will be permitted show floor access at 7:00 AM on show days.

See our Exhibitor Service Manual (pg.2) for more information.

Where do I ship my booth materials?

Shipping labels are available within the Freeman order forms. Please note that advance warehouse shipments received after the deadline date are subject to overtime charges.

Advance WarehouseFebruary 24 – March 21
Your company name & booth #
International Pizza Expo 2023
C/o Freeman
6675 W Sunset Road
Las Vegas, NV 89118

Direct Shipments to Exhibit SiteBeginning March 26
Your company name & booth #
International Pizza Expo 2023
C/o Freeman
Las Vegas Convention Center
300 Convention Center Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89109-9096

Can I use my own dolly/hand truck and move my stuff in to my booth?

Exhibitors may hand carry their merchandise from their personally owned vehicle (P.O.V. i.e. car, van or SUV) in the designated area(s). Hand carry is defined as small items such as cartons or packages that one person is able to carry. Any mechanical assistance is limited to a small dolly. When exhibitors choose to hand carry material, they may not be permitted access to the loading dock/freight door areas or four wheeled dolly or cart. Please refer to all the Union Rules & Regulations for Las Vegas.

Can I set up my own booth?

Nevada is a right-to-work state. Exhibitors may use full-time company personnel to set-up an exhibit, however they cannot operate heavy machinery or lift equipment. If full-time company personnel are utilized, they are required to carry photo ID as well as company identification, such as an insurance identification card or payroll stub.

Where can I find the Pizza Expo Exhibitor Service Manual?
What insurance coverage do I need and who should be listed as additional insured?

All companies are required to provide a certificate of insurance. Required by the deadline date. Insurance is available for purchase from Marsh/Total Event Insurance. Click here to access their form.

Please log into your exhibitor console to upload proof of insurance.

Is security provided?

Yes, 24-hour security will be provided by Show Management throughout the entire exhibition, including set-up and tear-down. However, do not leave personal items unattended, such as purses, cameras, cell phones and other valuables.

Is cooking and sampling of products allowed?

Yes, but you must adhere to the Cooking and Sampling Regulations found in the Exhibitor Service Manual. Exhibitors who wish to prepare and offer food samples at their booth must submit the Centerplate Food and Beverage Sampling / On-site Preparation Approval Form and follow all Southern Nevada Health Department guidelines. The brochure is located within the vendor section of the Exhibitor Service Manual. The required equipment may be rented through the Centerplate.

Will dishwashing facilities be provided?

Yes, dishwashing facilities are available during show hours as well as during set-up and tear-down. Please refer to the show floor plan for dishwashing locations. A handout will also be dropped in your booth before show day 1 open.

Is electricity provided with my booth?

No, electricity is not provided. All electrical must be ordered through Freeman. Order by the deadline date to receive the best price.

What is provided with my booth?

Draped back walls and side rails, exhibitor identification sign, and 24-hour security.

Can I have a hanging sign over my booth?

Preapproval for the use of hanging signs and graphics must be obtained from show management through the Exhibitor Console. Hanging signs are only permitted in island booths which are 400 square feet or larger.

How many exhibitor badges do I get for my company?

Each company is allotted between 5 and 30 badges based on net square footage of exhibit space. All personnel accessing on the show floor are required to wear an “EXHIBITOR” badge at all times. These badges should only be used for booth staff, NOT CUSTOMERS.
You will also receive an allotment of complimentary attendee passes for your customers, prospects, and guests that will be available within your exhibitor console. Contact marketing@pizzaexpo.com for more information.

How do I get an international Visa letter of Invitation?

Once your company has paid in full for the exhibit space, you may register your staff. Exhibitor registration is coming soon.
During the registration process, if a country outside of the United States is selected, you will have the option of requesting an invitation letter to be emailed to you

Have provisions been made for the storage and distribution of product?
  • Have your freight delivered to the Freeman Advanced Warehouse and receive the following:
  • Freight delivered to your booth before setup begins
  • No check-in or waiting at the marshaling yard
  • Free storage 30 days in advance of the show
How do I order furnishings and services that we will need for our exhibit?

Refer to the 2023 Pizza Expo Exhibitor Service Manual for order forms and online ordering.

Is the show open to the public?

Pizza Expo is a B2B trade show and is not open to the general public.

How do I maximize my participation at the show and reach more buyers?

Pizza Expo offers a variety of ways to stand out from the competition and drive buyers to your booth. With a mix of affordable, effective advertising and sponsorship opportunities, you are sure to stand out and get the attention of buyers. Pre-show, on-site and post-show opportunities are available. For more information visit our sponsorship page.

Are hotel discounts being offered and how do I book my hotel?

We’ve negotiated travel discounts and secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms to make your trip to Las Vegas affordable. Through the travel experts at onPeak, rooms at the group rate are limited and available on a first come, first-served basis.  

See our Book Your Hotel page for more information.

Is parking available at the convention center?

Yes, there are many onsite parking lots at the LVCC.

Are wheelchair and/or scooter rentals available at the convention center?

Yes, wheelchairs and scooters are available to rent at the FedEx Business Center.

Will food be available at the show?

Yes, there will be an assortment of food available at the Convention Center from both exhibitors and Convention Center cafeterias.

Who are the approved vendors for the Pizza Expo?

We partner with the below vendors to provide services:

  • a2z – Official Show Planner/Floorplan Vendor
  • Freeman – Official Decorator
  • OnPeak – Official Housing Vendor
  • Experient – Official Registration Vendor
  • Reach Marketing – Exclusive List Vendor
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