The 2010 National Restaurant Association (NRA) Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show and International Wine, Spirits & Beer (IWSB) Event will be here again before we know it. Registration has officially opened, with next year's show set to take place May 22 to 25 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The NRA is offering early bird discounts for restaurant and hospitality industry professionals who register online before Dec. 1.

The International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event will be held in conjunction with the NRA show May 23 to 24. Registration is open for IWSB, with early bird discounts also available for those who register before Dec. 1. Attendees may register online at or

The NRA Show attracts industry professionals from all 50 states and more than 100 countries and offers a way to find new products and services, build relationships and network, learn from experts and peers, and explore the latest trends in food and beverage, equipment, training and cooking techniques. IWSB is the only forum focusing exclusively on restaurant and hospitality operator beverage alcohol sales. Registration for NRA Show 2010 and IWSB 2010 exhibitors and for news media will open later this fall.