The Hospitality Programme is a business opportunity for all professionals in the HO.RE.CA (Hotellerie, Restaurant, Cafè) sector.

Designed to facilitate meetings and relations between supply- and demand-side operators during the event, this programme offers selected buyers a personalised and exclusive trade show experience.

What are the programme's objectives?

  • To strengthen business in the sector nationally and internationally

  • To stimulate dialogue between supply and demand, encouraging the organisation of B2B meetings

  • To personalise and facilitate the trade show experience for companies and buyers

  • To contribute to the dissemination of knowledge: innovations, products, materials, production systems and technologies 

What does it consist of?

Programme participants might use the following services:

Buyer Pass

Free access to the show with lunch included.

Hospitality Academy

Direct participation in on-site and online training events and live talks dedicated to the hospitality industry.

Travel & Accommodation

Advantages and facilities for your journey to and stay in Riva del Garda, with constant support provided by a team of hospitality professionals.

Networking Events

Access to exclusive networking opportunities with exhibitors, speakers and press.

Digital Connection & Business Agenda

Access to the Hospitality Digital Space matching platform to plan your appointments diary simply and quickly.

Who can take part?

All professionals working in the hospitality industry can apply to join the Hospitality Buyer Programme.

In particular, the programme is aimed at:
Hotel industry, restaurants, catering, pizzerias, fast-food restaurants, self-service restaurants, large-scale retail, foodstuffs and drinks wholesalers, breweries, pubs, wine bars, cafés, patisseries, architects, designers, engineers, wellness and   beauty centers, spas, wine resorts.

How can I apply?

Applications must be submitted by 08 January 2025*.

The team of Hospitality will evaluate all applications before confirming participation and the benefits included in the programme (such as travel, accommodation, access to the buyers lounge, etc.). Priority will be given to buyers attending Hospitality   for the first time.

Furthermore, the evaluation will take into account information such as country of origin, activity of the company and role of the candidate, number of participants from the same company and other information.

Applications from non-buyers and employees of exhibiting companies will not be considered.

*Applications received after 08 January 2025 will be taken into consideration based on remaining availability. 

To participate in Hospitality as a Hosted Buyer, it is necessary to complete an application form (available here from June 2024).