CEDA has agreed a formal alliance with HostMilano, one of the foremost exhibitions for the international hospitality industry, with the next edition taking place on 20-24 October 2017 in Milan, Italy. As part of the agreement CEDA will act as the official platform in the UK promoting Host for the next three editions of the show.
CEDA chairman Mark Kendall commented: “Host is renowned as a world shop window on the latest trends in innovation and design that are coming into foodservice, including equipment and interiors, and this is why we have agreed an exciting partnership with the organisers of the exhibition.
“It gives Host access to our membership of the leading professionals in the UK who deliver design, specification, installation and support for operators of all sizes in this country and increasingly overseas. Our members will benefit from CEDA’s growing links with Host including the last 2 years’ winners of the Grand Prix Awards receiving free planned trips to the show, and from 2019 we will have our own stand there.”
The CEDA GP Award winning companies invited to attend Host are: CHR, C&C, CNG, ScoMac, Gratte Bros, Court and Inox Equip.
HostMilano has been actively seeking alliances with relevant leading trade bodies in Europe and North America and CEDA is one of the latest to form links with the exhibition.
Talking about the synergies for CEDA and HostMilano, Kendall added: “This exhibition is ideal for our members and the wider industry in the UK. We will absolutely be looking for inspiration, innovation and value, particularly around ideas and equipment that are going to change the way that we do business and positively impact in the industry.
“HostMilano will no doubt bring together the best of both suppliers and buyers, and offer an environment to learn, network and do business, and CEDA is proud to be formally associated with it.”