FAQs

Attendee FAQ’s

Who attends Pizza & Pasta Northeast?

Pizza & Pasta Northeast is a regional B2B trade show for owners, managers, chefs and pizza makers seeking educational opportunities, networking, access to manufacturers and servicers of the pizza and Italian restaurant segment and more!

When is the next Pizza & Pasta Northeast?
October 7-8, 2020
Where is the next Pizza & Pasta Northeast?
Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ
What are the Pizza & Pasta Northeast show hours?

Wednesday, October 7 – 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday, October 8 – 11:00 Am – 4:00 PM

What are the Pizza & Pasta Northeast Conference Program hours?
Wednesday & Thursday, October 7 & 8 – 9:00 – 11:30 AM
How much does it cost to attend Pizza & Pasta Northeast?
The cost depends on they type of pass. Check for rates once registration has opened.
How do I register?
Attendees can register online in May 2020.
If I need to cancel my registration, will I receive a refund?
Refunds will be given until August 1, 2020. There will be no refunds after this date.
What are on-site registration hours?
Registration hours are:
Tuesday, October 6 – 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, October 7 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday, October 8 – 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Can I register on-site?
Yes, you can register on-site.
When will I receive my badge?
Registration confirmations will be emailed and attendee badges picked up at the show site.
Can I bring my child to the show?
No one under the age of 16 will be allowed on the exhibit floor. Proof of age will be required. No strollers, baby carriages or baby packs. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Can I take photographs during the show?
Show Management is respectful of the time and resources utilized by each exhibitor and speaker in the research and development of new and exciting products for the pizza and pasta marketplace. In an effort to protect our exhibitors and speakers, unauthorized photography or video recording is not allowed on the Expo Floor or in Conference Session rooms at Pizza & Pasta Northeast without first obtaining permission from the exhibitor or speaker. Violators will be ejected from the show.
How do I get an international Visa letter of Invitation?
During the registration process, if a country outside of the United States is selected, you will have the option of requesting an invitation letter to be emailed to you.
How can I make hotel arrangements?
We’ve negotiated travel discounts and secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms to make your trip to Atlantic City affordable. Through the travel experts at EventSphere, rooms at the group rate are limited and available on a first come, first-served basis.
No reservations can be made at this time. Please check back closer to the show to make your hotel reservation.
Is shuttle service available between my hotel and the convention center?
There is no shuttle service.
Is parking available at the convention center?
Yes, there is a parking garage off Bacharach Boulevard with 1,00 spaces. Parking at the Convention Center is a flat rate of $15.00.
Are wheelchair and/or scooter rentals available at the convention center?

Yes, wheelchairs and scooters are available to rent at the UPS Business Center. The Business Center’s hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. To contact the UPS Business Center, please call (609) 449-2480, or e-mail them at store3584@theupsstore.com.

Will food be available at the show?
Yes, there will be an assortment of food available at the Convention Center from both exhibitors and Convention Center cafeterias.
Is there Wi-Fi at the Convention Center?
Yes, Wi-Fi is available in public areas via Smart City.

Exhibitor FAQ’s

Where is the next Pizza & Pasta Northeast show?
The next show is October 7 – 8, 2020 at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, NJ
What are the move-in and move-out days and times?

Move-in Days & Times
Monday, October 5…………………. TBD
Tuesday, October 6………………… TBD
Wednesday, October 7……………. TBD

Move-out Days & Times
Thursday, October 8……………… TBD
Friday, October 9…………………. TBD

Exhibitors will be permitted access 1 hour prior to show open and 1 hour after show close, except on Day 1 (Wednesday) when Exhibitors will be permitted access 3 hours prior to show open.

Where do I ship my booth materials?

Please refer to the PPNE 2020 Exhibitor Service Manual for shipping information. The 2020 service manual will be available closer to the show.

Where can I find the Pizza & Pasta Northeast Exhibitor Service Manual?
The manual is not available at this time.
What insurance coverage do I need and who should be listed as additional insured?

All companies are required to provide a certificate of insurance. Please check closer to the show for details on how to obtain insurance.

Is security provided?
Yes, 24-hour security will be provided by Show Management throughout the entire exhibition, including set-up and tear-down. However, do not leave personal items unattended, such as purses, cameras, cell phones and other valuables.
Will dishwashing facilities be provided?
Yes, all utensils and food service equipment can be taken to a 3 compartment sink location to be washed, rinsed and sanitized.
Is electricity provided with my booth?

No, electricity is not provided.

What is provided with my booth?
Draped back walls and side rails, exhibitor identification sign, and 24-hour security.
Can I have a hanging sign over my booth?
Preapproval for the use of hanging signs and graphics must be obtained from show management through the Exhibitor Console. Hanging signs are only permitted in island booths which are 400 square feet or larger.
How many exhibitor badges do I get for my company?
Each company is allotted between 5 and 30 badges based on net square footage of exhibit space. All personnel accessing on the show floor are required to wear an “EXHIBITOR” badge at all times. These badges should only be used for booth staff, NOT CUSTOMERS.
You will also receive an allotment of complimentary attendee passes for your customers, prospects and guests.
How do I get an international Visa letter of Invitation?
Once your company has paid in full for the exhibit space, you may register your staff. During the registration process, if a country outside of the United States is selected, you will have the option of requesting an invitation letter to be emailed to you
Have provisions been made for the storage and distribution of product?
    Check back for this information.
How do I order furnishings and services that we will need for our exhibit?
Refer to the Pizza & Pasta Northeast Exhibitor Service Manual for order forms and online ordering
How do I maximize my participation at the show and reach more buyers?

Pizza & Pasta Expo offers a variety of ways to stand out from the competition and drive buyers to your booth. With a mix of affordable, effective advertising and sponsorship opportunities, you are sure to stand out and get the attention of buyers. Pre-show, on-site and post-show opportunities are available. For more information visit our sponsorship page or contact Bobbie MacIntosh at (502) 736-9515 / bmacintosh@pizzatoday.com or Stacie Dennison at (502) 736-9508 / sdennison@pizzatoday.com .

Are hotel discounts being offered and how do I book my hotel?
We’ve negotiated travel discounts and secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms to make your trip to Atlantic City affordable. Through the travel experts at EventSphere, rooms at the group rate are limited and available on a first come, first-served basis.
Reservations are not being taken at this time. Please check back.
Is parking available at the convention center?
Yes, there is a parking garage off Bacharach Boulevard with 1,00 spaces. Parking at the Convention Center is a flat rate of $15.00
Are wheelchair and/or scooter rentals available at the convention center?

Yes, wheelchairs and scooters are available to rent at the UPS Business Center. The Business Center’s hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. To contact the UPS Business Center, please call (609) 449-2480, or e-mail them at store3584@theupsstore.com.

Will food be available at the show?
Yes, there will be an assortment of food available at the Convention Center
Who are the approved vendors for Pizza & Pasta Northeast?

Pizza Expo partners with the below vendors to provide services:

  • a2z – Official Show Planner/Floorplan Vendor
  • Freeman – Official Decorator
  • EventSphere – Official Housing Vendor
  • Experient – Official Registration Vendor
  • Reach Marketing – Exclusive List Vendor

Register now for the opportunity to connect with thousands of attendees and vendors

Show Location & Dates

  • Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ – Hall C
  • Exhibit Hall Dates: October 7-8, 2020

Exhibitor Resources


Move-in Days & Times

Tuesday, October 6…………………     TBD*

Wednesday, October 7…………….     TBD

*Exhibitors will be permitted to stay longer to merchandise until 10 p.m. There will be no in-and-out access to the building after 8 p.m.

Show Days & Times

Wednesday, October 7…………   11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 8…………….   11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Exhibitors will be permitted access 3 hours prior to show open and 1 hour after show close.

Move-out Days & Times

Thursday, October 8………………   TBD

Friday, October 9………………….     TBD


Electrical & Decorator Services  |  Order by TBD and save up to 30%.  |   Atlantic City Electrical and Plumbing Services

Internet & Telephone Orders  |  Order by TBD to receive incentive rates.  |   Smart City Telephone & Internet Services 

Lowe Refrigeration  |  Order by TBD and save up to 10%.  |   Lowe Refrigeration Services 


Advance Warehouse Deliveries

Delivery begins TBD, and the deadline date is TBD

 

Show Site Deliveries

Freight cannot be delivered before TBD. 

Non-Perishable Goods / Booth Equipment

Perishable Goods – Refrigerated Storage

Perishable Goods - Freezer Storage


2020 Exhibitor Service Manual - Coming Soon

The exhibitor service manual contains all the information and forms you need regarding your booth at the show. The manual contains mandatory forms and information on regulations that you must adhere to at Pizza & Pasta Northeast. We recommend that you review this information with your trade show coordinator/onsite EAC. Looking for lead retrieval and other show services? Find order forms and information in the ESM.

2020 Exhibitor Service Manual

Below is a sampling of what you will be able to find in the 2020 ESM.


Who are Pizza Expo’s approved vendors?

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