News: TRA Marketplace

  • Jul 6

    AUSTIN, TX (July 6, 2021) – This weekend, the Texas Restaurant Association will host TRA Marketplace, the largest in person restaurant trade show and education conference happening this year. The event pivoted to a virtual experience in 2020 but is...

  • Jul 9

    Hosted by the Texas Restaurant Association, the annual convention pivots to a dynamic virtual experience that will extend well beyond the Texas border DALLAS, TX (July 9, 2020) – TRA Marketplace, the Texas Restaurant Association’s annual conference...

  • May 4

    US second largest foodservice trade event will welcome the industry back in August DALLAS, TX—The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) Marketplace, the state’s largest restaurant industry event, will reschedule its dates to August 16-17, 2020. The...

  • Nov 18
    Matthew Mabel speaking to TRA Marketplace crowd

    What’s Your Culture? Matthew Mabel of Surrender spoke at the 2019 TRA Marketplace about defining and honing your restaurant’s culture. Before anyone begins to raise eyebrows: every restaurant has a culture, an owner or manager isn’t the culture, and...

  • Nov 15

    At TRA Marketplace 2019, marketing gurus Kamal Heikal of Ben E. Keith, Linda Veatch of Fuzzy’s Taco, Rachel Lewis of Hometown Social, and Thomas Nguyen of Peli Peli got together to have a discussion about successful marketing tactics for restaurants...

  • Jul 31

    2nd Largest foodservice show in the US rotates to Houston in 2019 The 81st Annual Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) Marketplace held July 15-16 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center brought together more than 500 exhibitors and 6,600...

  • Jun 28

    The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) is hosting its first-ever Startup Showcase to shine the spotlight on new technology and innovation from companies of all sizes in the rapidly-evolving foodservice industry. The Startup Showcase will take place...

  • Jun 22

    TRA Marketplace returns to San Antonio July 15-16 2nd Largest foodservice show in the US showcases technology and trends, unites Texas industry The Texas Restaurant Association Marketplace proudly returns to the Alamo City. After more than thirty...

  • Jun 4

    Restaurateurs Leo Duran, owner of El Paso’s legendary L&J Café, and Bob Westbrook of Tyler, a 19-year CiCi’s Pizza franchisee, are the latest Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) members to be inducted into TRA’s legendary Hall of Honor – the...

  • Aug 2

    TRA Marketplace, Texas’ largest foodservice show and the second largest show of its kind in the country, generated a whopping 13,000 lbs of donated food and supplies over the course of the two-day show, which took place Sunday and Monday, July 10...

  • Aug 1
    TRA Marketplace - Dallas 2017

    The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) brought together more than 6,000 foodservice professionals for the largest industry gathering in the Southwest, the annual TRA Marketplace, which took place on July 9 and 10 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison...

  • Jun 13

    Some of Dallas’ hottest chefs are teaming up with the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation (TRAEF) to ‘laissez les bon temps roulez’ at the third annual Lone Star Bash to raise money for Texas ProStart and other TRAEF initiatives. This...