About the Show

When & Where?

This year’s Show will be on Friday, September 26th at The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa – Hollywood, FL. Your lucky streak begins at 9:00 AM and goes on until 5:00 PM.

Participation is open only to existing vendors and customers of Quirch Foods. If you’re interested in joining our family by becoming a vendor or customer, contact us.

Exhibitors

Nearly 100 booths will offer retailers the opportunity to book discounted purchases from some of the biggest suppliers in the business.

Customers

Over 1,000 independent and chain retailers from throughout the U.S. and the Americas attend the Show every year. Many whom attend the event consider it to be the best private wholesale show in the industry.

Power Buy

Special Power Buy sessions will be scheduled for Wednesday, September 24th, and Thursday, September 25th. Please ask your Quirch Foods representative for more information regarding attendance to the Power Buy.

Show Registration

If you have not already registered for the Show, please contact your Quirch Foods customer service representative and they will be more than happy to assist you.


Exhibitor Info

Samples & Shipping Info

Please keep sample quantities to the minimum required, sending only the quantity of sample packages you will need for your booth. We recommend you sample only the products that will be available for purchase at the Show.

All samples should be properly labeled, and shipped along with one of your regular deliveries, or via courier to our Quirch Foods Miami distribution center.

Labels and Shipping dates

Please use the following templates to label all samples. Plan the shipment of your samples by paying close attention to the due dates below.

Frozen samples

Due by Friday, August 29th

Click here to download Frozen Samples label template

(Microsoft Word document)

Fresh samples

Due by Friday, September 12th

Click here download Fresh Samples label template

(Microsoft Word document)

Show Materials

Booth decorations, brochures, etc. must be shipped directly to the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa the week of the show.

For more details, please contact:

  • Sumey Hageman (305) 691-3535 ext. 2205 – sumey.hageman@quirchfoods.com
  • Dina Figarola (305) 691-3535 ext. 2213 – dina.figarola@quirchfoods.com

Show Schedule

Thursday, September 25th

Exhibitor Setup & Reception

12 – 6 PM Exhibitor Booth Set-up
7:00 – 9:00 PM VIP & Exhibitor Reception at The Westin Diplomat

Friday, September 26th

Show Time!

8:00 AM Samples & ice delivered to booths
9:00 AM Opening Ceremony – Doors Open
5:00 PM Show Closes
5:30 – 7:30 PM Closing Reception

Map & Directions

From Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport

  • Start off heading southwest on Terminal Drive toward U.S. Route 1 South.
  • Merge onto North Federal Highway/U.S. 1 South toward Dania Beach/Hollywood.
  • After less than a mile, turn a slight right onto Griffin Road/State Route 818 West.
  • Merge via the left-hand ramp onto Interstate 95 South toward Miami. Follow for five miles.
  • Take Exit 18 for Hallandale Beach Boulevard/State Route 858.
  • Turn left off the ramp onto Hallandale Beach Road/Route 858 East. Continue for less than three miles.
  • Turn left onto South Ocean Drive/State Route A1A North. Follow for less than a mile to reach the resort.
  • Travel time is approximately 15 minutes.

From Miami International Airport

  • From the airport, follow signs and proceed south on NW 42nd Avenue/North Le Jeune Road. This becomes State Route 953 South. Follow towards NW 14th Street for less than a mile.
  • Merge onto State Route 836 East toward Interstate 95 and downtown Miami (portions of this may be a toll road).
  • Merge onto I-95 North, a left exit, going toward Fort Lauderdale. Continue on I-95 for about 14 miles.
  • Take Exit 18 for Hallandale Beach Boulevard/State Route 858.
  • Turn right at the end of the ramp onto Hallandale Beach Road/Route 858 East. Follow for less than three miles.
  • Turn left onto South Ocean Drive/State Route A1A North. Follow for less than a mile to reach the resort.
  • Travel time is approximately 30 minutes.

From North

  • Take Interstate 95 South to Exit 18 (old Exit 21).
  • Turn left onto Hallandale Beach Boulevard and proceed 3.5 miles.
  • Turn left onto Ocean Drive (Route A1A).
  • The resort is located on the right.

From West

  • Take Interstate 75 East to Interstate 595 East.
  • Proceed to Interstate 95 South.
  • Take Exit 18 (Old Exit 21) and turn left onto Hallandale Beach Boulevard.
  • Proceed to Ocean Drive (Route A1A) and turn left.
  • The resort is located on the right.

From South

  • Take Interstate 95 North to Exit 18 (Old Exit 21).
  • Turn right onto Hallandale Beach Boulevard.
  • Proceed to Ocean Drive (Route A1A) and turn left.
  • The resort is located on the right.

Travel Information

Hotel Reservations

Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa reservations desk:
1 (888) 627-9057
(Make sure to mention that you are part of the Quirch Foods Buying Show)

You can make reservations online at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa website.

For other hotels nearby, you may use this Google Hotels List.

The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa Information

3555 South Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019

Reservations: 1 (888) 627-9057

The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa Reservations Website.


About Quirch Foods®

Quirch Foods is a direct distributor of refrigerated and frozen foods to food retailers and the foodservice industry throughout the Southeastern U.S., the Northwestern U.S. and the Americas.

In addition to our direct delivery services, we service retailers and wholesalers throughout the U.S. with truckload and LTL shipments of fresh and frozen seafood, meats, Hispanic foods, and more.

We operate distribution centers in Miami, Orlando, Atlanta, Chicago, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Learn more at our Distribution Centers page.

To learn more, please visit our corporate website at www.quirchfoods.com.

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To contact us, you may send an E-mail message to info@quirchfoods.com, or give us a call at 1 (800) 458-5252.