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Affiliate Group Meetings

Affiliate Group Meetings
The Midwest Foodservice Expo offers complimentary group meeting space to companies and associations of the industry. The presence of these partnerships ensures a balanced audience of buyers throughout the show floor.

2018 Group Meetings:

ACFSA logo

Association of Correctional
Food Service Affiliates

Monday, March 12
1st Floor – 101D


Golf Course Owners of Wisconsin
Monday, March 12
2nd Floor – 203D


Reach Dane
Monday, March 12
1st Floor – 101B

HuHot logo

HuHot Mongolian Grill
Monday, March 12
Tuesday, March 13
10:30am-12:30pm & 1:30-4:00pm
1st Floor – 101C

WBA logo

Wisconsin Bakers Association
Monday, March 12
1st Floor – Ballroom D
Tuesday, March 13
1st Floor – 102E


Association of Nutritional Food Professionals
Tuesday, March 13
1st Floor – 102D

AHF logo

Association for Healthcare Foodservice – Southern Wisconsin Chapter
Tuesday, March 13
2nd Floor – 203D

Froedtert logo

Froedtert Hospital Food and Nutrition Services
Tuesday, March 13
1st Floor – 101A


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FREE Group Meeting Space

  • Space is of no cost for 1, 2 or 3 days and includes:
    • Welcome sign
    • Tables and chairs
    • Set-up and tear-down
  • Each attendee receives complimentary Expo registration (a $45 value per person)
    • Exciting events including the keynote address
    • Educational Programs and Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
    • Explore products and services from 300+ companies in the exhibit hall
  • Your organization receives free promotion
    • Exposure in pre-show marketing pieces
    • Online logos and links
    • Onsite exposure in signage
    • Featured in Expo Show Program

You may provide your own audio visual equipment at no cost. Or, audio visual equipment and setup is available through the onsite vendor, Conference Technologies at 414.908.6190. Electrical charges may be incurred. Food and beverage service is available through the convention center’s onsite caterer, Levy Catering at 414.908.6152.

To sign up for meeting space, please complete the form below or contact Amy Nitschke at 608.270.9950 or anitschke@wirestaurant.org

Free Meeting Space Reservation Request

Call Amy Nitschke for paper form at 608.270.9950 or fill out the form below.

All items labeled with an "*" asterisk are required, but fill out form as completely as possible.
* Organization/Business:
* Contact Name:
* Address:
* City:
* State: * Zip:
* Phone:
(i.e. 123-456-7890)
* Email Address:

(will not be published)
* Title of Meeting:
(will be printed on the complimentary sign)
Date(s) Requested (check all that apply):
Monday, March 12 Tuesday, March 13 Wednesday, March 14
* Meeting Time:
(Due to increased demand for meeting space, please reserve for actual meeting time only.)
Estimated attendees: (A minimum of 25 people per meeting is preferred.)
Please submit your logo here.
We encourage you to submit your logo for use in signs and promotional pieces. Photos should be submitted in EPS, TIFF or JPEG formats and must be of high print quality (at least 300 dpi).

Please use my logo from 2017 Expo’s Meeting
Email to Laura Raske at lraske@wirestaurant.org. Please use group’s name in subject line.

Complimentary meeting room offer comes with basic set-up, tables/chairs, an entrance sign and free registration to the Midwest Foodservice Expo for all meeting attendees. Although electrical is typically included, any additional furnishings, audio/ visual, signage or food and beverage service is the responsibility of your group. Mic/podium will be provided for groups of 60 people or more. We regret that this offer is subject to availability and not available to exhibitors or supplier companies. No one under the age of 16 may enter the exhibit floor.
Room Set-up (click here for descriptions):
Classroom Theater Hollow Square
Banquet Rounds Crescent Rounds No Preference
Registration table: Yes No
Head table: Yes No
My group does not need audio/visual.
I will contact Conference Technologies for my A/V needs at 414.908.6190.
My group does not need food & beverage services.
I will contact Levy Restaurants for food & beverage services at 414.908.6152.
        My foodservice needs will be:
        Buffet Plated
All audio/visual, food & beverage and room set-up needs must be finalized by February 26, 2018.

or print out this form and mail or fax to:

Wisconsin Restaurant Association
2801 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI 53713
phone: 800-589-3211
fax: 608-270-9960

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