We like to check out any new companies we wish to deal with and use the show as an opportunity to see existing suppliers”
Hospitality and catering are the main drivers of the Cornish tourism economy, and for more than three decades Expowest Cornwall has been the premier trade show for all those involved in its service and supply. Every year this show is the place where suppliers large and small showcase their latest products and services to 2000+ trade buyers.
Who are the visitors?
Decision makers from:
- Food service and hospitality; cafes to restaurants, hotels to pubs and guest houses.
- Retail outlets; delicatessens to farm shops, supermarkets to tourist attractions.
- The public sector; from institutes such as schools and hospitals
Cornwall tourism – your opportunity
Cornwall is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Great Britain, attracting over four million visitors each year.
50% of the visitors stay for seven days and approximately 25% stay for fourteen days. There are in excess of 31,000 bed spaces available in serviced accommodation, plus more than 20,000 pitches/beds/units within the self- catering sector.
Cornwall’s catering outlets also include over 1000 pubs and Inns and over 750 restaurants and cafes. This important holiday region generates an annual spend from tourism in excess of £900m offering enormous sales potential for suppliers and service providers. Expowest Cornwall maintains its long-standing position as one of the most successful regional shows in the country; presenting everything that’s new and innovative to the catering trade and hospitality industry.