MARX 2018

Mid-America Restaurant Expo

28 Jan 2018 - 29 Jan 2018
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Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus / Ohio / United States of America

Mid-America Restaurant Expo (MARX) is a premier restaurant industry event that connects exhibitors and buyers in a uniquely progressive and dynamic environment. The expo is the place to connect with new exhibitors, see new and innovative products and engage with industry leaders from the Midwest. This 2 days foodservice industry is being organized by Ohio Restaurant Association (ORA). The venue of this event is Greater Columbus Convention Center which is located in Columbus, Ohio, United States of America. The event will be held from 28 January 2018, Sunday to 29 January 2018, Monday. MARX 2018 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to ice cream and pizza sectors from the leading exhibitors, for example, appetizers & snacks, bakery goods, bakery equipment and supplies, chair seating, candy, confections & fudge, catering equipment & supplies, cheeses, cleaning, sanitation equipment & services, coffee, cappuccino, espresso supplies, equipment & accessories, computers, software, cooking equipment & cookware, coolers & freezers, refrigeration equipment, dairy products, dessert products, food preparation equipment, frozen beverages & frozen beverage equipment, frozen desserts, toppings & syrups, fruits & vegetables, gelato, ice cream & ice cream equipment, ice cream flavorings, ice cream toppings & syrups, insulated carriers, knives & cutting tools, meats & poultry, ovens, paper, plastic & aluminum products, pizza & pasta sauces, pizza crusts, mixes, doughs & toppings, pizza making equipment, sauces, signs, menus & menu boards, soft serve mixes, dispensers, yogurt & yogurt equipment. Over 300 exhibitors are expected at this event to showcase their products and services. Over 4,000 visitors are expected at this foodservice industry. The frequency of MARX is annual.

  Address : 400 North High Street

  City : Columbus, OH

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 614-827-2500

  Website : Click here for venue website

Greater Columbus Convention Center

Located in the center of Columbus and opened in 1993, Greater Columbus Convention Center offers more than 1.7 million square feet of space offering a combination of settings that are perfect for events of all sizes. The venue has 426,000 square feet (39,600 square meters) of exhibit space, two ballrooms, and 61 meeting rooms.

Organized by

Ohio Restaurant Association (ORA)

Founded in 1920, Ohio Restaurant Association (ORA) is dedicated to representation, education, advocacy and promotion of the Ohio restaurant industry.

Address: 1525 Bethel Rd #201

City: Columbus, OH

Country: United States of America

Phone: +1 614-442-3535

Email: ask[at]

Website: Click here for organizer website


  • Sunday : 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Exhibit Floor hours)
  • Monday : 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Exhibit Floor hours)


  • Introductory special rate until December 1, 2017 : $29
  • Pre-registration rate from December 2, 2017 - January 24, 2018 : $49
  • Registration rate after January 24, 2018 : $69

Event at a glance

  Event Type Regional Trade Show
  Start Date 28 January 2018, Sunday
  End Date 29 January 2018, Monday
  Category Food & Beverage
  Venue Greater Columbus Convention Center
  City Columbus, OH
  State Ohio
  Country United States of America
  Organizer Ohio Restaurant Association (ORA)
  Web Site Click for official website
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 4,000+
  Exhibitors 300+
  Open to Trade visitors
  Dress Code Business casual

Past Editions

  • 29 Jan 2017 - 30 Jan 2017
    Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH
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