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When and where is HRC?    

HRC takes place 17-19 March 2025 at ExCeL London. 

The opening times are: 

  • Monday 17 March: 10:00 - 17:00    
  • Tuesday 18 March: 10:00 - 17:00            
  • Wednesday 19 March: 10:00 - 17:00


Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL

Who can attend HRC 2025?

This is a business to business event for professionals and buyers to source the latest products and innovations from across the hotel, restaurant and catering sectors. 

We do not permit entry to anyone under the age of 18. You may be asked to show proof of age upon entry of the event, we reserve the right to request proof of age at any time during the event. 

Can students attend HRC 2025?

We only allow a small amount of final year hospitality students to attend the show to help them to learn more about the industry, this is a strictly first come first served basis. 

We reserve the right to request proof of business (i.e. a scan of your business card, copies of invoices etc) before issuing a badge. 

Can I bring a child with me? 

Unfortunately, as this is an industry only event, we do not permit entry to anyone under the age of 18. 

If you need child care for the event, ExCeL London have a nursery on-site. Find out more here

How do I get tickets?

HRC is free-to-attend for any food and drink professionals. Sign up to our newsletter to be alerted when registration goes live.

What does my pass give me access to?

HRC is part of Food, Drink & Hospitality Week

Food, Drink & Hospitality Week unites IFE Manufacturing, IFE, The Pub Show, HRC and International Salon Culinaire as the UK's biggest celebration of industry innovation.

Your pass to HRC on 17-19 March gives you access to all events taking place as part of Food, Drink & Hospitality Week and brings together 30,000 industry leaders to network, learn from inspiring innovators and source quality products from over 1,500 suppliers.

To find out more about what HRC has to offer and news on the event, why not subscribe to our newsletter. 

Do I need to specify what day I will be visiting when I register?

No, your pass grants you access to all days of the event.

Will there be WiFi?

ExCeL London provides free and fast WiFi to all attending. It is suitable for browsing, social media, and email. All you need to do is when arriving at the venue just sign in to '_ExCeL FREE WIiFi' using their standard log in, or via LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter and you’re ready to post away.

Don't forget to tag our pages @HRC­_Event (Twitter) or @hotel_restaurant_catering (Instagram) in your posts with #HRC25

Is parking available?

Yes, there is onsite parking available. Please visit ExCeL London Parking Map to see parking available to you. 

To find out more about parking costs and accessibility, visit



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