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ScotHot 2017: Scotland’s Biggest & Best Exhibition for Catering, Hospitality & Tourism

ScotHot 2017: Scotland’s Biggest & Best Exhibition for Catering, Hospitality & Tourism
October 25
13:35 2016


Scotland’s largest event for the Scottish hospitality industry returns to Glasgow from 15th-16th March 2017. Attracting over 7,000 visitors over the two days, ScotHot 2017 will offer the sector everything it needs – from advice, opinion and equipment to interiors, culinary competitions and new technology – all under one roof. As part of the run-up to this momentous biennial event, and the CS Yearbook have teamed up with seasoned organisers Fresh Montgomery to provide regular updates on what to expect at ScotHot 2017…


Now in its 44th year, ScotHot will unite the industry and will form part of The Signature Programme and Scottish Tourism Week which incorporates six industry events over three days:

  • Scottish Tourism Week conference and dinner
  • The Scottish Licenced Trade Association AGM
  • ScotHot
  • Scottish Culinary Championships
  • Scottish Thistle Awards

Exhibitors include:


  • Food and drink
  • Catering equipment
  • Interiors
  • Tableware
  • Technology
  • Business services
  • Businesses targeting the foodservice and hospitality sectors

Facts and Figures*

  • 89% of visitors in 2015 plan to return in 2017
  • 70% of 2015 visitors had purchasing authority
  • 40% of visitors attending ScotHot do not attend any other event

What’s on at the show?

New Product Awards – The New Product Awards highlight excellence among ScotHot’s exhibitors.

The Scottish Culinary Championships are organised by the Federation of Chefs Scotland and bring together the country’s leading culinary talents in one competitive arena.


Competitions include:

  • The Scottish Chef of the Year
  • Cold Display competition, where contestants create edible works of art
  • Live demonstrations by up-and-coming chefs and industry professionals

The Spotlight Stage

Offering live presentations, demonstrations and debates, the Spotlight Stage helps visitors to build a better business.

Liquid Academy Live

Liquid Academy Live will be managed and coordinated by the LA Group, who will be hosting talks and providing interactive seminars with spirits, mixed drinks, beer and wine, in line with some incredible guest speakers.

To participate as an exhibitor, or

To visit ScotHot 2017 on 15th and 16th March 2016, click here or visit

*According to research done by an independent research company: Fusion Insight & Strategy

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