In 2017, HOST, the International Exhibition of the Hospitality Industry, will reached its 40th edition, consolidated as the absolute leader in the Ho.Re.Ca., food service and hotel industries. HOST is now the biggest hospitality exhibition in the world and the top international business marketplace for the industry. With more than 2,000 exhibitors from 48 countries and over 150,000 visitors of 162 nationalities, HOST is the preeminent meeting point for professional buyers and operators of the hospitality and food business world.
HOST 2017 will take place in Milan from Friday 20th to Tuesday 24th October, and will be structured in 6 specialised areas:
Professional Food Service Equipment: new technologies and products for restaurant and catering outfits and banqueting business including systems, equipment and accessories for the professional restaurant services, slicing machines, food processing and preserving methods, and the countless gadgets and accessories large and small that make a difference in the kitchen.
Bread/Pasta/Pizza: from raw materials such as flour and yeast to the finished product, as well as equipment, ovens and machines and a full range of bakery products, techniques for processing, cooking and preservation.
Ice Cream/Pastry: raw materials, accessories and manufacturing equipment, semi-finished products, machinery and the latest in refrigerated counters in a perfect convergence of quality and design. Two unique events will take place at Host: the Cake Designers World Championship and the World Trophy of Pastry Ice Cream and Chocolate.
Coffee & Tea: encompassing everything from the raw product to tasting, Host has areas devoted to all the stages of coffee production and processing, with an increasing focus on the creation of different blends, including exotic ones.
Bar/Coffee Machines, Vending: coffee machines, equipment and accessories for bars, like drink dispensers and soda fountains, cup and glass washers, ice crushers, coffee grinders and juice makers, as well as all those supplies and services to make a high value area unique and original.
Furniture and Tableware: complete range of indoor and outdoor furniture and furnishings specifically for hospitality projects contracting. Cutlery, tablecloths, trays, silverware, chinaware, carafes, plates and glasses laid out in their natural habitat, the meal table.