An unmissable event for anyone working within the hospitality, tourism, supply chain, food and drink industries in the North East.

The HITS Expo 2024 will be held from the 13th – 14th May 2024 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Newcastle, and will also encompass the NECTA 2024 professional chef and inter-college competitions.

A vibrant two-day event that will highlight the role these vital sectors play in forging our region’s identity and offer, and provide opportunities for you to make valuable, new business connections and network with other like-minded businesses from within the region.

With an exciting mix of insight and inspiration delivered in an informal and entertaining way across the two days, the HITS Expo 2024 will include talks and discussions from leading experts, networking opportunities and career spotlights, as well as live demonstrations, recruitment showcases and new and emerging products.

HITS Expo 2024 is free to attend and a must-visit event for anyone with an appetite for growth, innovation and collaboration within the hospitality, tourism, supply chain and food and drink sectors in the North East.

HITS Expo Schedule

DAY ONE: Monday 13th May 2024

Funded by and in Partnership with Destination North East England
Thank you to our HITS Expo and NECTA 2024 sponsors: