Exhibit/Sponsor to reach 50,000 consumers

Your ultimate consumer connection

If connecting with consumers who love to cook and entertain and creating lasting relationships with them is one of your strategic goals, then The Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show (MCES) should be an integral part of your marketing plan. 50,000+ consumers attend shows in these major cities: Washington, DC, Houston and Dallas (coming soon!)

Reasons to market with MCES
      • Reach 50,000+ targeted and qualified consumer buyers
      • Highlight, sample and sell new products
      • Create/increase brand awareness
      • Sell your products directly to consumers at events and online
      • Introduce and test market new products
      • Direct face-to-face interaction with motivated consumer buyers
      • Brand and product promotion
      • Consumer testing/surveying/market research
      • 24/7/365 Online Store coming soon!


Who Should Participate

  • Specialty, Gourmet & Ethnic Foods
  • Beverages, Coffee, Tea, Specialty
  • Cookware & Flatware Companies
  • Grocers and Specialty Markets
  • Culinary & Cooking Schools
  • Local & Healthy/Organic Products
  • Kitchen Designers
  • Large & Small Kitchen Appliances
  • Online and Catalog Retailers
  • Food Manufacturers
  • Restaurants & Caterers
  • Home Décor
  • Entertaining Companies
  • Travel- Food/Wine Destinations
  • Retail Stores
  • Food Commissions & Associations
  • Brand Product Promotions
  • Cooking and Entertaining Publications

A Sampling of Sponsors


September 16 – 17, 2012

Reliant Center, Houston, TX

15,000+ Consumers

Contact Karen Leighton to exhibit or sponsor:  or (703) 543-1627

Washington, DC
November 3 – 4, 2012

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

23,000+ Consumers

Contact Annmarie Kenneck to exhibit or sponsor:  or (703) 543-1629

Coming Soon!

Want to Exhibit/Sponsor?
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