​Exhibitor FAQs

How can I participate in TRA Marketplace?

To exhibit, a company must offer a product or service directly related to the foodservice industry. For session pricing and sponsorship information, please check out our "Book a Booth" page on this website, email us or call 512.457.4194.

How do I register my booth staff?

Use the link in your exhibitor portal to register. For any questions, please contact us via email us or call 512.457.4194.

How do I make arrangements for booth furnishings, utilities, etc.?

Exhibitors can use the GES webpage to order furnishings and other services.

How do I get listed in the TRA Marketplace Program & Directory?

Login to your Online Exhibitor Portal and upload your company description. Your company listing will not only appear in the digital directory, but will also be in the official show mobile app, and in the online list of exhibitors on tramarketplace.com. Listings are FREE and available to all exhibitors. 

What are the dates, hours and location of the 2021 TRA Marketplace?

Show Dates, Hours, and Location:
July 9, 2022: Pre-conference education (limited capacity) | Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center | 9:00am-5:00pm
July 10, 2022: TRA Marketplace, Day 1 | Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center | 9:30am-4:00pm
July 10, 2022: Lone Star Bash | Gilley's | More information to come
July 11, 2022: TRA Marketplace, Day 2 | Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center | 9:30am-4:00pm

Are children allowed to attend Marketplace?

No one under the age of 16 will be admitted into the TRA Marketplace (including infants and toddlers). This rule is strictly enforced and applies to both attendees and exhibitors.

How can I promote my company's participation at the TRA Marketplace?

Show management provides marketing materials to help you promote your participation. Free materials will be posted online and consist of email signature, guest passes for your VIP customers, TRA Marketplace logo to add to your webpage, Show Specials, Mobile app promotion, and several other pre-show marketing suggestions. We want to help you be prepared for the best show experience!

Where do I mail my application and deposit or final payment?

For mailings through the United States Postal Service, please make check payable to Texas Restaurant Association and send to: Texas Restaurant Association P.O. Box 1429 Austin, TX 78767-1429.

Can I use a credit card to pay for my booth?

Yes, we accept all major credit cards (American Express, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover). There is an area on the 2022 booth application/contract for you to provide your credit card information. You can also give your credit card number to our Marketplace Administrator over the phone by calling 512-497-4197.