LRA Expo 2018

Louisiana Foodservice & Hospitality Expo

04 Aug 2018 - 06 Aug 2018
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Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO)
New Orleans / Louisiana / United States of America

Louisiana Foodservice & Hospitality Expo (LRA Expo) is the largest and most attended showcase of its kind in the region. Attendees represent purchasing decision makers seeking new products and innovation upgrades on existing systems and professional services to make their foodservice establishments more efficient and profitable. This 3 days event is being organized by Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA). The venue of this event is Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO) which is located in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. The event will be held from 04 August 2018, Saturday to 06 August 2018, Monday. LRA Expo 2018 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to food service and hospitality sectors from the leading exhibitors such as amenities, appliances, alarms, art, bakery goods, bathroom fixtures, coffees, cooking utensils, crystal, cutlery, desserts, disposable containers, draperies, flooring & floor care products, beds, beers, buses, candies, carpeting, carts, china, cleaning supplies, clocks, frozen foods, furniture, glass-ware, gourmet foods, hardware, ice-cream, irons, key cards, lamps, linens, locks, meats, menus, seafood, security systems, signs, snacks, soft drinks, spirits, swimming pool supplies, tabletop items, tableware, teas, telephones, televisions, office supplies, paper goods, produce, promotional items, robes, rugs, safes, scales, towels, umbrellas & shade products, uniforms, vending machines, wallpaper, wine. The approximate number of exhibitors that will exhibit at this event Read Moreis over 400. The event will accommodate approximately 200,000 square feet of exhibit space. Over 15,000 visitors are expected at this event. Visitor profile of this event includes full service restaurants, fast food and fast casual restaurants, bars, lounges, institutional foodservice, hotels and resorts, health care foodservice, caterers, delis, grocery, c-stores, private clubs, dietitians, casinos. The frequency of LRA Expo is annual. This event has been running since 1954.

  Address : 900 Convention Center Boulevard

  City : New Orleans, LA

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 504-582-3000

  Website : Click here for venue website

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO)

Located in New Orleans, the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO) offers 1.1 million square feet (102.000 m²) of exhibit space, covering almost 11 blocks, and over 3 million square feet (280.000 m²) of total space. The center is the one of the largest convention facilities in the nation, and it consistently ranks in the country’s top ten of facilities that hold the most conventions and tradeshows annually.

Exhibit Space Rental

10’ x 10’ Standard In-line $1,947
10’ x 10’ Standard Corner $2,189
10’ x 20’ Inline $3,895
Organized by

Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA)

Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA) was established in 1946 to advocate on behalf of the state’s foodservice and hospitality industry among elected officials and regulatory agencies.

Address: 2700 N. Arnoult Road

City: Metairie, LA

Country: United States of America

Phone: +(1)-(504) 454-2277

Website: Click here for organizer website


  • Saturday : 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Sunday : 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Monday : 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Event at a glance

  Event Type Regional Trade Show
  Start Date 04 August 2018, Saturday
  End Date 06 August 2018, Monday
  Category Food & Beverage
  Venue Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO)
  City New Orleans, LA
  State Louisiana
  Country United States of America
  Organizer Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA)
  Web Site Click for official website
  First Year 1954
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 15,000+
  Exhibitors 400+
  Space 200,000 square feet
  Open to Trade visitors

Past Editions

  • 05 Aug 2017 - 07 Aug 2017
    Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO), New Orleans, LA
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