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Exhibitor Q&A: Middleby UK

Next up in our new Q&A series is one of the show’s founding exhibitors – Middleby UK.  Here’s sales director Kenny Smith talking about some of the products they’ll be promoting at the show in June. Tell us about your exhibiting experience at Commercial Kitchen 2016? Commercial Kitchen was a great success and we were very […]

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Commercial Kitchen show announces its first speakers for 2017

Commercial Kitchen – the UK’s only dedicated trade show for the catering equipment industry – has announced its first speakers and new panel sessions for 2017. Returning to the NEC Birmingham on 6-7 June, the show’s Keynote Theatre will host ten expert panels, plus a series of exclusive interviews and Keynotes. Among the big names […]

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Commercial Kitchen unveils its initial exhibitor list for 2017

Commercial Kitchen has released an initial exhibitor list for its 2017 event.  The UK’s only dedicated trade event for the entire commercial kitchen industry will return to the NEC Birmingham on 6-7 June, with 100 exhibiting companies showcasing the complete range of innovative equipment, devices and services required to run, refurbish or build a commercial […]

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Commercial Kitchen gains further association support

Commercial Kitchen’s organiser, Diversified Communications UK, is delighted to confirm that CEDA (the Catering Equipment Distributors Association), which has supported the show since its inception, will continue in its pivotal role of lead partner. The Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI) has also been announced as a new association partner, further strengthening the show’s industry support […]

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Commercial Kitchen shortlisted for top marketing award

Following its highly successful launch last year, Commercial Kitchen, organised by Diversified Communications UK, has been named as a finalist in the Exhibition News Awards 2017. The event is up for ‘Best Trade Show Marketing Campaign’ – the first Diversified UK launch to be shortlisted in this category. Attracting over 1,700 attendees to its first […]

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Exhibitor Q&A: Carpigiani

Carpigiani UK is our first exhibitor to be featured in this new series of Q&As.  Here’s sales director Scott Duncan explaining why choosing to exhibit at Commercial Kitchen was a “no-brainer”. Why is Commercial Kitchen an unmissable opportunity for Carpigiani? The initial attraction to attend Commercial Kitchen was the feedback we received from speaking with other […]

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Commercial Kitchen 2017 opens visitor registration

Being quick to adapt to emerging trends and keeping up-to-date with the latest new product developments is key for any successful catering equipment buyer.  And there’s no shortage of insights and innovations at this year’s Commercial Kitchen show, which has now opened visitor registration for 2017. As the UK’s only dedicated trade event for the […]

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Commercial Kitchen show expands to meet exhibitor demand

Already an essential date on equipment buyers calendars, Commercial Kitchen is all set for a successful second edition next year on 6-7 June at NEC Birmingham. The UK’s first dedicated trade event exclusively for the entire commercial catering equipment industry, Commercial Kitchen has enjoyed strong industry and association support from the outset.  Its launch event, […]

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Commercial Kitchen 2016 – today’s highlights

If you weren’t able to attend Commercial Kitchen yesterday, there’s still plenty of great content to enjoy today – including an exclusive ‘in conversation’ session with Pret’s senior equipment buyer Dirk Wissmann, the NHS Kitchens panel, and the results of the first ever Commercial Kitchen Innovation Challenge Awards. Today’s highlights include: Theatre kitchens – making chefs […]

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Commercial Kitchen opens today!

Commercial Kitchen launches at 10am today at NEC Birmingham.  The two day show, taking place over 7-8 June, will bring together thousands of catering equipment buyers, specifiers, distributors, and consultants with over 80 leading exhibitors. Today’s free seminar highlights include (in running order): The hidden costs of your kitchen (panel session): featuring Simon Lee, head […]

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Commercial Kitchen show opens at the NEC tomorrow

Commercial Kitchen – one of the year’s most hotly-anticipated trade show launches – opens at the NEC Birmingham tomorrow.  The two day show, taking place over 7-8 June, will bring together thousands of catering equipment buyers, specifiers, distributors, and consultants with over 80 leading exhibitors. According to recent research by the NPD Group, British diners […]

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Theo Randall to host exclusive Keynote at Commercial Kitchen 2016

Award winning chef and restaurateur Theo Randall will be sharing insights into his favourite kitchen designs and equipment at next month’s Commercial Kitchen trade show, taking place on 7-8 June at the NEC Birmingham. Randall, a regular guest chef on the BBC’s Saturday Kitchen, recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of the opening of his eponymous […]

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Commercial Kitchen previews its exhibitor show highlights

Launching in just two weeks’ time, final preparations are well underway for Commercial Kitchen – the definitive new event for the catering equipment industry.  With exhibition space on the verge of selling out, and thousands of equipment purchasers and specifiers from across the foodservice sector preparing to visit, the show is all set for a […]

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Commercial Kitchen confirms Keynote Theatre line-up

The Restaurant Group, Premier Inn, Pret A Manger, Corinthia Hotels, Young’s and Geronimo Pubs are just some of the leading operators taking to the Keynote Theatre stage at next month’s Commercial Kitchen show. Launching at the NEC Birmingham on 7-8 June 2016, the show’s expert seminar content will cover key themes that focus specifically on […]

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Major operators voice their support for new Commercial Kitchen show

Commercial Kitchen – the UK’s first trade show dedicated to the catering equipment market, is continuing to draw support from across all eating out of home sectors ahead of its launch at the NEC Birmingham on 7-8 June 2016. Thousands of decision makers from restaurants, pubs, hotels, contract caterers, hospitals, schools, care homes, universities, attractions, […]

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Commercial Kitchen announces its initial exhibitor list

With exhibition space filling up fast, Commercial Kitchen – the definitive new trade show for the UK’s £1bn catering equipment sector, is well on track for a successful inaugural event when it launches at the NEC Birmingham on 7-8 June. Diversified Communications UK, which has a growing portfolio of market-leading events in the food and […]

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New exhibitors join Commercial Kitchen 2016

Lincat, one of the world’s leading names in commercial catering equipment, is to exhibit at Commercial Kitchen – the definitive new trade event for the sector, which launches at the NEC Birmingham on 7-8 June. Quintex, Fire and Ice Catering, Polyflor, and Regale Microwave Ovens are other recent additions to the show’s founding exhibitor line-up. […]

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Pret equipment buyer confirmed for Commercial Kitchen Keynote Q&A

Pret A Manger’s senior equipment manager Dirk Wissmann has been confirmed for a headline Keynote Q&A at Commercial Kitchen, the new event for UK’s catering equipment industry taking place on 7-8 June. Wissmann will take part in an exclusive ‘in conversation’ session at the new NEC show, sharing his observations and expertise of the industry […]

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