Opportunities to generate leads, close sales,
and get inspired are everywhere at
HX: The Hotel Experience—Rooms to Restaurants

With 10,000+ hospitality pros in one exhilarating hospitality show, you have the chance to network, sell, and invigorate your business.

If you’re serious about hospitality, you’re seriously here.

HX: The Hotel Experience is hospitality’s hottest venue for sharing inspiration, information, and innovation. Over 85% of attendees are key influencers and decision makers, so opportunities to connect and grow your business are everywhere. Come re-imagine what’s possible in hospitality at HX: The Hotel Experience—Rooms to Restaurants.

HX 2017?

See the latest food & beverage trends

At HX, you’ll have the chance to interact with the finest minds and culinary talents in the food & beverage industry. Foodservice and restaurant industry leaders have a real hunger for fresh products and ideas.

See who you’ll find at this year’s show.
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Attend HX 2016: Register Now

2015 Show


Here you’ll experience theater presentations showcasing informative, energetic conversations and demos about current food & beverage trends and new ideas, plus cutting-edge products and services. You will also find stunning restaurant kitchen design inspiration, hear about the latest in cooking technology, and get tips for building the ideal culinary team. And don’t miss the panel discussions, where top innovators come together to discuss current trends.


NEW for 2016, come check out live demos on the show floor from NYC Hospitality Alliance. Chefs from all over will teach cooking techniques and show off their skills in this lively area. You won't want to miss this brand new addition to the show.



HX partners with some of the most elite foodservice hospitality associations, publications and chefs in the business. From Total Food Service to NYC Hospitality Alliance. to Supper Magazine, our attendees come from all over to network with the top leaders in the industry. CLICK HERE for our full list of partners.


Hot Topics for Food & Beverage

HX: COOKS Live Demo Schedule (Sponsored by NYC Hospitality Alliance)


Sunday, November 13:

1:45 – 2:30pm Melba Wilson, Melba's Restaurant

3:15 – 4:00pm Michael Laiskonis, Institute of Culinary Education

Monday, November 14:

10:45 – 11:30am Daniela Soto-Innes, Cosme

1:15 – 2:00pm Chris Jaeckle, all'onda

2:30 – 3:15pm Karl Franz, 67 Orange (mixologist)

3:45 – 4:30pm Ryan Hardy, Charlie Bird and Pasquale Jones

Tuesday, November 15:

10:45 – 11:30am Joe Dobias, Joe & Misses Doe

12:15 – 1:00pm Manish Mehrotra, Indian Accent

1:30 – 2:15pm Ulysses Vidal, Employee's Only (mixologist)

Tabletop Challenge- Sunday, November 13 at 12:15 pm

Leading interior design firms compete to create the perfect Tabletop setting in this exciting showdown. Designers must incorporate products from our sponsors as well as a mystery box of surprises. Don't miss this exhilirating half hour competition.

Voting begins when the challenge is over and continues throughout the remainder of the HX show. Brought to you by TabletopJournal.


Food & Beverage Events at HX

Compete or Vote in the Tabletop Challenge

Come see the exciting showdown to create the perfect tabletop. On Sunday, four leading interior design firms go head to head. The competition starts with tables full of mystery tabletop products, props, and surprises. Each designer will have 20 minutes to transform this assortment of products or wares into a stunning tabletop — right on the tradeshow floor!

At the end of the electrifying 20 minutes, stunning tables emerge and the voting begins. HX attendees and exhibitors get to vote for the “people’s choice” winners. This buzz-worthy event is a main attraction at HX.

Interested in competing or sponsoring the Tabletop Challenge 2016? CLICK HERE for more information OR Contact Lynn White at 212.754.7938, lynn.white@hmgllc.com.


Congrats to the 6th Foodservice Pioneering Concept Winners

2015 Foodservice Winners

Winners of HX 2016 Foodservice Pioneering Concept:
FOODESIGN Associates


Sponsored By:

The winning concept, "ReFresh-Eatery and Market", provides a fresh, healthy made-to-order alternative to fast food options typically found in a food court or public space, and uses the latest technology through cooking, iPad and mobile-app ordering. The concept provides a retail component for take home, along with made-to-order quick-service for customers who want to dine at the location. You can check out the winning design on the trade show floor at HX 2016!

Interested in sponsoring the Foodservice Pioneering Concept in 2016?
Contact Lynn White at 212.754.7938, lynn.white@hmgllc.com.