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Promote your brand at the North's Hospitality Exhibition

NRB 2017Sponsorship at Northern Restaurant & Bar offers a great opportunity to promote your brand to a targeted audience of buyers from establishments throughout the North. Associate your brand with the largest hospitality trade event in the North of England. Where else can you communicate with over 7,000 decision makers and business owners from Manchester, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Merseyside, Lancashire, Cumbria and the North East?

All opportunities allow sponsors to benefit from a wide-reaching campaign, which is an effective way to put your company in front of not only our 7,000+ visitors but thousands more through our extensive marketing and PR reach.

This is the only place to mix with the biggest players in the sector in the NRB Top Fifty awards, be alongside some of the UK's most influential chefs in Chef Live or bartenders in Drinks Live, and be a part of the industry-leading NRB Debate.

Opportunities to Connect

Theatre Sponsorship

Theatre Sponsorship

Put your brand directly in front of the NRB audience in our most popular features. Chef Live, Drinks Live, Market Kitchen, and Grape & Grain are busy with a packed timetable throughout the two days featuring Michelin starred chefs, renowned bartenders and talented experts.

Be part of an extensive pre-show online and print marketing campaign and receive a major brand presence onsite with overhead banners and theatre backdrops.

Showguide Advertising

Showguide Advertising

The official showguide for Northern Restaurant & Bar will be handed out to visitors as they enter the hall. The showguide includes timetables and details of all the theatre demonstrations and competitions taking place, a floorplan, and a list of exhibitors. Maximise your presence in the official showguide by advertising or placing your logo alongside your exhibitor entry in the directory.

To discuss advertising in the official showguide and to book please contact Noel Harvey 01296 714 674

NRB Debate  

NRB Debate  

The NRB Debate is a panel discussion attended by 150 of the most important hospitality professionals in the North of England and beyond. Past speakers have included hotelier and developer Gary Neville, Michelin star chef Michael O'Hare, critic Jay Rayner, restaurateur Marcello Distefano, FT Food Critic Nick Lander, restaurateur and chef Gary Usher, restaurateur Will Beckett and hotelier Craig Bancroft.


NRB Top Fifty Awards

NRB Top Fifty Awards

Launched in 2012, the NRB Top Fifty is an annual power list of the fifty top hospitality operators in the North of England. The list is announced at the exhibition with the presentation of three special achievement awards. Past winners include Jeremy Roberts (Living Ventures), Simon Rogan (l'enclume) and William Lees-Jones (JW Lees).


Digital Opportunities

Exhibitor Website Advert


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Exhibitor Email Advertising

£349 to pre-reg or £549 to full database

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Andy Clayfield

Event Director
01457 851156

Sophie Helm

Sales Director
01457 851152

Sponsors & Partners

Action Against Hunger

Hospitality Action

City Life

The Caterer