Grow your business at Canada's leading food & beverage event

What's New: 2021 ONLINE LIVE

Connect you with buyers through an immersive, world-class online platform designed to showcase your products using the latest in augmented reality, holographic and 3D display technology. Access rich analytics and insights about your customers, and host 1:1 sales meetings to help take your business to the next level. Other highlights include:

  • Networking at RC Hospitality Week events
  • Opportunities to participate in exclusive Buyers Kits
  • Reach local, national and international buyers
  • Facilitated meetings with buyers and influencers
  • Launch of a government-funded international buyers program to help attract global buyers and experts supported by a contribution from CanExport Associations, program of Global Affairs Canada

Contact us at theshow@restaurantscanada.org discuss your objectives and book your space today.

Showcase your brand & connect with buyers

Attendees come to RC Show to research and shop the latest products and services, gather insights and intelligence, network and be inspired. There are more ways than ever to take part in our annual trade show, where you can gather quality leads, make direct sales, build brand awareness and network with key decision makers.


of attendees make or influence purchasing decisions


of Canada's top 100 foodservice companies in attendance


of attendees would recommend RC Show to a colleague


of exhibitors said the quality of attendees was good to excellent

An All-Inclusive Show for the entire Industry


owners & operators


presidents, VPs, executives, directors


managers, supervisors


chefs, bar chefs, sous chefs


industry consultants


purchasing agents, buyers

Our attendees come to:

  • See new products & meet new suppliers

  • Pick up new ideas

  • See many companies at the same time

  • Network with the industry


Engage a targeted audience & activate your brand at rc show 2021

Get in touch with our team to discuss your objectives and book your virtual booth today.

Feeding the Recovery of Canada's $93-Billion Foodservice & Hospitality Industry

Restaurants Canada provides access to one of Canada’s key economic sectors:

  • 1.2 million Canadians employed
  • 120,000 restaurants, bars, hotels and caterers represented
  • $32 billion in annual food and beverage sales
  • 22 million daily visits to foodservice establishments, institutions and hotels

Government funded International buyers program

The RC Show has launched a government funded International buyers program to help attract global speakers and buyers supported in part by a contribution from CanExport Associations, a program of Global Affairs Canada


Engage with Quality Buyers

Our attendees come from across the industry, including:

  • Casual, Family Dining, Fast-Casual, Fine Dining, Franchise, Quick-Service
  • Bar, Tavern, Night Club, Pub, Café
  • Catering, Contract Foodservice, Non-Commercial Foodservice
  • Bakery, Deli, Grocery Store, Convenience Store, Retail
  • Consultants, Dealer, Broker, Distributor, Supplier, Wholesaler
  • Banquet Hall, Conference Centre, Convention Centre
  • Entertainment and Event Venues, Sporting Venue, Theme Park
  • Fitness Club, Golf Club, Recreation Centre
  • Airline, Health Care, Institution, Hotel, Motel, Resort,
  • Government
  • Future Restaurant Owners, Independent Operators


A trusted technology partner

RC Show's carefully chosen ONLINE LIVE platform partner, NexTech AR Solutions brings over 12 years of experience in virtual events and has garnered countless positive reviews for their digital platform.

From product promotion to customer engagement and sales, and from product education to brand exposure, NexTech AR delivers a comprehensive solution designed to grow your business.


Setup Your Booth Within Minutes

Unlike traditional shows, our digital platform will allow you to design and build your booth in a matter of minutes. NexTech AR professionals will take care of setting up your booth using your brand assets and logos—no tech experience is required.

RC Show ONLINE LIVE is a more cost-efficient way to engage a highly targeted audience. Typical show expenses such as booth installation, furnishing, electrical, staffing accommodations, and travel are no longer needed, which normally account for 80% of your cost to participate.

View Booth Guide for More Details

Preview our virtual rc show experience

Check out this video for a sneak peak of the event platform and see how easy it is to start experiencing the hospitality event of the year!

Enhance your exhibit with Augmented Reality Experiences

Scan the QR codes below, download the ARitize app and start exploring.


3D AR Product

Dynamically showcase your product


360° Portal

Explore and tour locations virtually


Virtual Trade Show Booth

Make your booth a 3D environment


Hologram & Product Demo

Add life to your demo with holograms



Alpine Innovative Research

Stuart Henley, President

“As a company focused on providing innovative products to the industry, we saw AR as an opportunity to assist in setting Air Sniper further apart from competitors.” 



Ezzeldin Delawar, Commercial Manager

“The virtual booths are spectacular and help us bridge the gap between on-ground and virtual events. We are excited to see how our partnership will develop in the future” 


Just Vertical

Kevin Jakiela, Co-founder

"We chose NexTech to ARitize™ our AEVA system because we know it will provide a better level of education for our product and empower the consumer’s path to purchase as they shop on our website. We’re excited to provide our consumers an AR shopping experience like no other in the agricultural industry.“

Booth Packages

Prices listed exclude HST. All booth packages include:

  • Online Booth Build
  • Company Contact Profile
  • Downloadable Resources (Brochures, Sales Sheets, Videos)
  • Live Chat
  • Calendar Invite Link to Book Meetings
  • Video Links (Zoom Meetings, Demos)
  • Lead Retrieval & Post-Show Analytics
  • Exhibitor Directory Listing
  • Exhibitor Listing in Digital Show Guide
  • Category Search Exposure
  • Access to Message Attendees Directly
  • 6 Exhibitor Badge Registrations
  • Buyer Invite Promo Code
  • Platform On-boarding & Training Webinars

Small 2D Booth

View Booth Guide for Details

Top Banner

Backdrop Background

Branded Podium

1 Downloadable Brochure

1 Embedded Video


Medium 2D Booth

View Booth Guide for Details

Top Banner

2 Side Banners

Backdrop Background

Branded Podium

1 Downloadable Brochure

1 Embedded Video



View Booth Guide for Details

Top Banner

1 Tall Banner

1 Short Banner

Backwall Background

Branded Podium

2 Embedded Videos

1 Downloadable Brochure



Enhance your exhibit with custom-built upgrades such as AR Hologram, AR 360 Portal, AR 3D Product Showcase, Screen AR, Human Hologram & Hologram Booth.

Contact our sales team for more details and pricing.

Download 2021 Exhibitor Brochure

If you're in the hospitality and foodservice business, RC Show is your event!

Connect and Grow beyond the show

Customized & A-La-Carte Sponsorship Opportunities

Elevate and activate your brand through events, competitions and unique custom online opportunities. Get in touch to learn more about sponsorship opportunities that can take your brand beyond your booth.

Media & Advertising Opportunities

Restaurants Canada has a full suite of media properties to help you reach key decision makers and buyers. Check out opportunities available through print and digital ads, and sponsored content.

Past Exhibitor Testimonials


All exhibitors are members

To exhibit at RC Show, you must be a Restaurants Canada association member.

Your RC Membership gives you access to benefits all-year round. A few key benefits include:

  • Detailed company profile in our online Buyer’s Guide
  • Access to RC's leading industry research reports
  • Subscription to MENU Magazine
  • Exclusive advertising rates within RC’s media properties
  • Member rates for RC events
  • Two complimentary tickets to the RC Show
  • Cost-saving programs for your business and employees

Restaurants Canada is a not-for-profit organization. We reinvest funds towards advocacy, research and services that fuel the success of the industry at large. When you exhibit at the RC Show, you are supporting the sustainability of the foodservice industry.

If you have questions regarding membership, please call 1-800-387-5649 to speak to a representative.

internationally audited and accredited

As a UFI Approved International Event, RC Show is globally recognized as a gold standard for quality in exhibitions and trade shows. Every year, 260 million visitors and 4.4 million exhibitors attend events across the globe and UFI Approved International Events provide exhibitors the best possible exhibition experience.

Visit ufi.org for more information