• Mar 11

      March 20, 2020 - The Vice President of Exposition & Events has released an official statement regarding the status of TRA Marketplace 2020. Read the official statement   To all TRA Marketplace sponsors, exhibiting partners, and attendees:  ...

  • Jun 25

    2nd Largest foodservice show in the US unites Texas restaurants – highlights education & technology (Austin, TX) – The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) Marketplace, the state’s largest restaurant industry event proudly returns to Houston on...

  • Mar 1
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    Restaurants are a driving force in Texas’s economy. They provide jobs and build careers for thousands of people, and play a vital role in local communities throughout the state. Check out these impressive statistics from our friends at the National...

  • Feb 1
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    1. The Tex-Mex Houston offers a variety of options when it comes to finding amazing Tex-Mex restaurants. Because of the large number of cultures in Houston, you can also find unique infusions of Tex-Mex and other amazing flavors. 2. The Green Space...

  • Nov 1

    Check out all the great content from our stellar education sessions at the 2018 TRA Marketplace in San Antonio: View the Video Playlist

  • Jul 31

    2nd Largest foodservice show in the US rotates to Houston in 2019 The 81st Annual Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) Marketplace held July 15-16 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center brought together more than 500 exhibitors and 6,600...

  • Jun 28

    The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) is hosting its first-ever Startup Showcase to shine the spotlight on new technology and innovation from companies of all sizes in the rapidly-evolving foodservice industry. The Startup Showcase will take place...

  • Jun 22

    TRA Marketplace returns to San Antonio July 15-16 2nd Largest foodservice show in the US showcases technology and trends, unites Texas industry The Texas Restaurant Association Marketplace proudly returns to the Alamo City. After more than thirty...

  • Jun 4

    Restaurateurs Leo Duran, owner of El Paso’s legendary L&J Café, and Bob Westbrook of Tyler, a 19-year CiCi’s Pizza franchisee, are the latest Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) members to be inducted into TRA’s legendary Hall of Honor – the...

  • Mar 2
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    This July, our two-day educational conference and trade show will be hosted in one of our favorite Texas cities: San Antonio. Read on for why this city is the perfect host for 2018's TRA Marketplace. #1 - Happy Birthday, San Antonio San Antonio...

  • Aug 2

    TRA Marketplace, Texas’ largest foodservice show and the second largest show of its kind in the country, generated a whopping 13,000 lbs of donated food and supplies over the course of the two-day show, which took place Sunday and Monday, July 10...

  • Aug 1

    The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) brought together more than 6,000 foodservice professionals for the largest industry gathering in the Southwest, the annual TRA Marketplace, which took place on July 9 and 10 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison...