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When and where is HRC?    

HRC takes place 25 - 27 March 2024 at ExCeL London. 

The opening times are: 

  • Monday 25 March: 10:00 - 17:00    
  • Tuesday 26 March: 10:00 - 17:00            
  • Wednesday 27 March: 10:00 - 17:00


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

Who can attend HRC 2024?

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 2024?

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. 

How do I get tickets?

Registration is not open yet, Subscribe to our newsletter to find out when.

What does my pass give me access to?

HRC and The Pub Show 2024 are co-located with IFE, International Food and Drink Event and IFE Manufacturing. 

As well as access to all of these shows HRC visitors will have the chance to meet and reconnect with over 400+ suppliers from across food & drink, professional catering equipment, design & decor, and hospitality tech to discover, taste and test the latest products created specifically for hotels, restaurant & catering professionals. 

Along with all this we are hosting the UK's most prestigious cooking competition International Salon Culinaire.  We will also be welcoming some of the UK's top chefs and culinary experts to cook up a storm at Chef HQ. Plus there are the Vision & TECH X stages where you will see renowned speakers discuss the latest trending topics set to impact our industry for 2024 onwards.

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 #HRC24

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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