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HORECAVA 2023 will take place between the 9th and 12th of January 2023. The event will take place at the Amsterdam RAI as a live exhibition. To ensure the safety of attendees, the event location will be equipped with the most up-to-date and stringent Covid-19 prevention measures. This will include mandatory face masks as well as the 3G entry policy. During their visit, participants should wear masks indoors.

A Brief Overview of HORECAVA

International trade fair for the hotel & catering industry serves as the biggest meeting point for the hospitality industry. Based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, this international exhibition invites the biggest movers and shakers representing global hotels, catering companies and food service who form the face of the HoReCa industry. Not only do you get to see the latest industry news in one place, but enjoy superior networking events with senior buyers.

GETA ltd provides you with affordable accommodation to keep your business budget on track. It is our duty to bring you the best value on your hotel reservation for International trade fair for the hotel & catering industry. Specify your price range and GETA ltd locates the most suitable hotels in Amsterdam in a matter of hours. Your hotel booking is going to be close the RAI Amsterdam grounds or have sufficient connections to public transport to reduce your commute significantly.

Why Your Visit Is Worth It

Your brand only stands to win from a trip to the International trade fair for the hotel & catering industry. The trade show has been named as one of a leader for the HoReCa industry and you step directly into the limelight. Here are some numbers from last year:

  • 200+ entries for the Horecava Innovation Award;
  • 71,000+ international trade visitors attended;
  • 40,000+ companies are looking for new products and services;
  • 100,000+ square metres of exhibition space has been dedicated.

Industry Relevance

HORECAVA as is the International trade fair for the hotel & catering industry often referred to for short goes back to 1950s with the first edition being held back in 1957. HORECAVA takes place every single year, though depending on whether you attend it on an even year or an odd year, you’re going to find an interesting distinction. Even years, branded as ‘wet’ years, sees large brewers, coffee producers, and large kitchen exhibitors showcase, which only exhibit then! Odd years are therefore known as ‘dry’ years. The product range is certainly one to behold – interior design, outdoors, luxury food, coffee, corporate uniforms, fresh produce, drinks, nightlife, wines and spirits, fast service, interior decoration and hotel equipment.

Who Are You Going to Meet?

It’s not an exaggeration to say that you see the entire industry represented at HORECAVA. Among exhibitors you have manufacturers at every level from hotel amenities to catering and restaurant technology. The Start-upLAB has steadily been the main attraction for innovators and pioneers with 42 new entrepreneurs to showcase their creative solutions. The vegan movement has gained significant traction and one of the main topics has been waste management and sustainability. The impressive lineup of cooking competitions has brought out chefs, food critics and food bloggers in the visitor ranks.

Past editions


11.01.2021 - 14.01.2021


Cancelled because of Covid-19

How to get to HORECAVA

On Foot

On Foot

from Amsterdam Centraal railway station it is an hour walk (4.5km) OR alternatively 26 min bike ride


By Car

from Amsterdam Centraal railway station = 16 min (6.4km)

from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol 


By Public Transport

from Amsterdam Centraal railway station take M52 which will take you directly to the expo centre for 8 min (only 4 stops!)

from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol take train 5755 (Sprinter) for 2 stops to Amsterdam RAI Station and then walk another 8 min to the exhibition centre (a total ot 17 min journey)

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