The North's Largest Hospitality Show 21-22 March 2017

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The North's Largest Hospitality Trade Exhibition

Celebrating its sixteenth year, Northern Restaurant and Bar is the largest hospitality exhibition for the North of England. NRB 2016 hosted over 270 exhibitors, 65 live demos and over 7,500 trade-only visitors. The show also included the NRB Debate, NRB Top Fifty Awards, NRB Fringe.

Every year NRB brings together the entire Northern hospitality industry to discover new ideas, identify opportunities and source new products and services. 2017 dates - 21-22 March at Manchester Central.



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Comments received:

Brodies 867: ‏@NRBManchester What a fantastic show this year! We were thrilled to take part 

ikon furniture ltd: Thank you so much to everyone who visited us at @NRBManchester! We had a fantastic time & can't wait for next year! 

Vertical Drinks: Thanks to everyone that visited us over #NRBMcr can’t wait till next year! 

Open Ear Music: Great couple of days in #manchester at the @NRBManchester show. Thanks to everyone who came and chatted to us!

  • Legendary names and rising stars make power list of North’s most significant and influential hospitality operators with the three special achievement awards were presented to Michael O’Hare of The Man Behind The Curtain, Mohammed Aslam MBE of Aagrah Restaurants, and the Mission Mars team made up of Roy Ellis, Neil Macleod, Joel Wilkinson, Adelaide Winter and Dan Mullen.

  • The NRB Debate tackled disruptive entrepreneurism with a panel including John Quilter, Cynthia Shanmugalingam, Gary Usher and Nick Johnson, followed by a entertaining discussion on restaurant criticism with Jay Rayner.

    Visitors found it 'superbly entertaining' and 'enlightening'

  • Alexander Taylor of 10ft Tall in Cardiff was the winner of this year's cocktail competition sponsored by Tequila Casco Viejo. Alex will be jetting off to Mexico thanks to his creation ‘Don Agustin’s Daisy’.
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