Education Catering Exhibition 2017



Wednesday 5th – Thursday 6th July 2017

Hilton Birmingham Metropole

Exhibition opening times:
Wednesday 5th July 2017 - 1130 to 1700
Thursday 6th July 2017 – 0830 to 1700
Friday 7th July 2017 - 0830 to 1030

Click here to view the latest exhibitor list

Running alongside LACA - The Main Event 2017, the Education Catering Exhibition is the only show in the UK which is dedicated to the school meals market.

With caterers facing a greater challenge than ever before to deliver the right meal at the right price, the exhibition will provide visitors with the ideal environment in which to meet suppliers and manufacturers who can offer products and solutions to help them.

The Education Catering Exhibition is an unrivalled opportunity to source new ideas and innovations and compare a range of suppliers under one roof.  Over 160 companies will showcase food and beverages, equipment, systems and services.

There are some other great features at the show:

Finishing Touches
A very popular feature of the exhibition, LACA Finishing Touches will return for 2017. Held in conjunction with the Craft Guild of Chefs, there are 12 classes for school caterers to enter.  Finishing Touches is once again set to become one of the most talked about features of LACA 2017.

LACA Skills Arena
A series of live interactive demonstrations giving visitors the chance to get 'hands on' with skills such as fruit carving and sugar craft.

Wednesday Workshops - Wednesday at 10am
2 hours of free workshops covering issues crucial to the school and Local Authority Caterer.

Big School Bake Off - Thursday Only
Unilever and Stork host the best school bakers competing for this prestigious prize.

McDougall's Young Baking Team of the Year - Thursday Only
Teams of students and school caterers battle it out in an emotion charged competition to find the best baking team in the UK's primary schools.

Please note: The exhibition is only open to school meal providers.  Any supplier wishing to be escorted around the Education Catering Exhibition - please call 0845 108 5504

Please note: registration for the Education Catering Exhibition is for entry into the exhibition only. If you are interested in attending the conference sessions, click here to book a delegate place.

If you are interested in attending as a delegate click here.