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The International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show Expanding Culinary and Spa Resources in November, 2005 with
Two Established Trade Shows


WHITE PLAINS, NY, February 1, 2005... The International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show (IH/M&RS) will significantly expand culinary and hospitality resources presented in New York City this November through co-locations with two established trade events – EX·TRACTS: Essentials for Spa, Home & Travel and Kosherfest

While each of the three shows will maintain its unique identity and branding, organizers will cooperate to offer reciprocal access and cross-market promotions.

The two shows promise to attract a new depth of professionals to the market.  EX·TRACTS will display personal care and spa related products while Kosherfest brings an array of consumables to the table. Combined, the three shows will attract nearly 2,000 lodging and foodservice exhibitors and to attract 50,000 trade attendees at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in November.

“The synergy between these three shows offers an expanded base of resources to all market participants,” said Christian Falkenberg, IH/M&RS show manager. 

EX·TRACTS: Essentials for Spa, Home & Travel focuses on personal care with an emphasis on spa-related resources for the hospitality industry.  The show, which features 175 exhibitors and attracts 4,000 buyers, will run Sunday, November 13, through Tuesday, November 15, in the Javits Center’s Level 4 Galleria.  In additionand will provide additional exposure to exhibits, EX·TRACTS will feature a full-day, pre-show educational conference for attendees. EX·TRACTS is produced by George Little Management LLC.  For information and registration, visit, or contact Rita Malek, show manager, at (914) 421-3216, or


Kosherfest presents a wide range of Kosher food, beverage and foodservice resources from around the world, as well as keynote and conference sessions by industry experts.  The show, which features 350 exhibitors and attracts 6,000 buyers, will run Tuesday, November 15, through Wednesday, November 16, in the Javits Center’s Hall 1C. Kosherfest 2005 is co-produced by Diversified Business Communications and Lubicom Marketing Consulting by Menachem Lubinsky of Lubicom, Inc.  For Kosherfest 2005 information and registration, visit, or contact the Kosherfest staff at (207) 842-5504, or

The International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show is an international marketplace for the hospitality industry, featuring 1,400 products and services for lodging and culinary buyers and attracting approximately 40,000 in total trade attendance.  Following a full-day of conference and networking activities on Saturday, November 12, the IH/M&RS will feature three days of exhibits from Sunday, November 13, though Tuesday, November 15, on Level 3 of the Javits Center. 


Pamela Fink. 
Telephone (914) 421-3364

Also See: Post Show Report - The 2004 International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show / November 2004

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