April 1, 2020
Cross Insurance Arena
Portland, ME
10 am - 4 pm


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 Start 2020 off with a smart, focused game plan! 

The EXPO is the only place in Northern New England for top-level hospitality decision makers to discover new products and services to give their operations an edge. Don’t miss the state’s premier business-to-business trade show. Our new mobile app turns sales into an interactive experience allowing connections from the showroom floor. Include EXPO ’20 in your marketing plans and watch your business grow.

 Learn, network, boost your 2020 planning season. 



 Free Parking: We’re pleased to offer Expo attendees free offsite parking at the Ocean Gateway lot located on the east end of Commercial Street in Portland with easy access to and from I-295. Complimentary shuttle service will escort you to and from the Cross Insurance Arena - a short seven minute ride - at convenient fifteen minute intervals.

 Directions to Free Parking:

1 Ocean Gateway Pier, Portland, Maine

Traveling on I-295 into Portland, take Exit 7 onto Franklin Street. From the first traffic light after exiting the highway, travel 7/10 of a mile until Franklin Street ends at the intersection of Commercial Street. Turn left onto Commercial Street (Route 1A). At the second stop sign (intersecting Hancock Street) turn right into the Ocean Gateway parking lot. **Please note, all vehicles must be moved before 6:00 pm.**

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Maine Restaurant & Lodging Expo is presented by:


(formerly the Maine Restaurant and Maine Innkeepers Associations)                       

Show Logistics

Show Date & Time:

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
10 am - 4 pm

Exhibitor Set-Up:

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Assigned times: 10 am - 5 pm

Show Venue:

Cross Insurance Arena One Civic Center Square Portland, Maine What types of companies exhibit? Those that sell goods and/or services to Maine's hospitality-based businesses who know that the Expo represents the biggest bang-for-the buck marketing opportunity of the year.

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About the Expo

The Maine Restaurant & Lodging Expo is the premier business-to-business trade show for Maine's premier industry - hospitality!

More than 120 exhibiting companies engage with hundreds of restaurant and lodging professionals in the most efficient and effective marketing event of the year.

Who may attend the Expo?

Owners and employees of licensed food service and lodging establishments are invited to attend the Expo to find inspiration, education and resources for their every business need.


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