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The Marketplace, Directory and Database for Hospitality, Food & Beverage, Brands, Suppliers & Services

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As a Marketplace Partner you are the Brands and Products behind the scenes helping hospitality people and businesses around the world do what they do best. 

The hospitalityTrader Marketplace is an easy and affordable platform for Hospitality, Food & Beverage, Brands, Services and Suppliers to showcase your products, connect with more traders and win more sales & distribution opportunities.




Why hospitalityTrader?
It's a smarter way to get in front of Hospitality Traders - Locally and Globally!



How it Works
Create Your Account
Create your marketplace profile & showcase the Brands, Products and Services you specialise in, including portfolios and even pricing in minutes.

Connect With Traders
Be visible to the hosptality industry traders and connect with new customers directly.  Respond to leads, enquiries and quote requests.

Grow Your Business
Win new business and supply channels, build stronger client relationships and work with people and businesses locally and globally.




Your Virtual Trade Show Stand That Never Closes

Dedicated Hospitality Directory Profile

A Dedicated Online Directory Profile on hospitalityTrader is a valuable tool for suppliers and services to connect with more business owners. Get found in even more ways, increase awareness, customer engagement and sales conversion, all from the one place. Consider it a virtual stand at an online trade show.

Get discovered by an audience of hospitality business owners and buyers strolling through the virtual aisles and departments to find and source products, and chat with suppliers and services like you.

Showcase your logo, business and contact details
Highlight awards and certifications
Promote your website & Social Media Profiles
Add products by category to the product database
Add brochures, seasonal specials and promotions
Private chat and email with customers
Share your profile and pages to social media
Add videos from your YouTube or Vimeo account




List Your Products

Product Database

Brands and Suppliers, take advantage of our new Category Based Product Database and list your brands and products. 

Categories cover the hospitality supply chain and include beer, wines, spirits, coffee, tea to catering equipment, food products, hospitality supplies and everything in between!

Add full product descriptions, size, origin, MOQ pricing and much more to make your products that little bit easier for customer to find what they need.





Move It. Promote it.

Hot Deals and Promotions

Who doesn't love a deal. Our new Promotions feature is a dedicated section, helping suppliers move stock and for traders to take advantage of.   

Create tempting offers on the fly or compliment your current marketing initiatives.  Deals and Promotions appear on your profile and gives you even more ways to get found and steer conversion back to your own website.

Posting a promotion is easy with our one-step-process and it's all accessible in your dashboard along with everything else.



Hit The Road Running

New Product Showcase

New product to launch? List it in our dedicated New Products database and hit the road running! Create sales and interest with ease.

Launching a new product has never been easier. Get the word out to the hospo trade community and showcase your hot new product for the world to see in minutes. 

Looking for new distributors? Of course you are! Add your product to the Marketplace too, and get your product moving.  




Buy & Sell Anything

Trade Marketplace

The Trade Marketplace is a hub for suppliers and business owners alike to list items for sale and connect with hospitality buyers and online shoppers. 

List anything for sale, from new & used catering equipment, bulk lots, coffee carts & machines to food trucks and local services or post a wanted ad, we have a myriad of options to buy or sell anything in the dashboard!

All hospitality related of course :)



Real Time Analytics, Real Time Results

The Dashboard 

Your personal hospitality business hub, and gateway to the marketplace, all members get their own management dashboard, to add and update listings, manage private messaging, search analytics and tools to see exactly what people are looking at: 

  Product Views 
  Profile Views 
  Website URL click thru's
  Phone Number Views 
  Email Enquiries, Reviews and Much More



Join a Trade Show That Never Ends!


We invite all Hospitality, Food & Beverage, Brands, Services and Suppliers to showcase your products. Membership is pretty much free for everyone.


Membership is Free. Join Today



Suppliers

List Your Products

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List your products on the largest curated food, drink, supplies and equipment database. Open to suppliers and services. Add products, sell in the marketplace and connect with more Hospo trade customers.

  • An Online Trade Show & Marketplace
  • Showcase Your Product Selection
  • Receive Quote Inquiries, Chat & Emails
  • Connect with Owners & Buyers
  • Manage Customer Reviews & Ratings
  • Buy & Sell in the Trade Marketplace




Services

Free to Join

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Create a professional directory profile for your business and the services you offer, and connect with hospitality owners looking for local services and professionals like you.

  • Create a Professional Directory Profile
  • Connect with Local Businesses
  • Chat & Email with Clients
  • Promote Your Services
  • Get Verified Leads
  • Buy & Sell in the Trade Marketplace




Business Owners

Free to Join

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Find, connect, chat, request quotes and more with your preferred products, suppliers and services. Your very own hospitality dashboard to manage the products and services that are important to your business

  • Create a Private Profile
  • Bookmark Products & Suppliers
  • Request Quotes, Chat & Email Suppliers
  • Rate & Review Suppliers & Services
  • Advertise Job Listings
  • Buy & Sell in the Trade Marketplace




Business Brokers

Add Your Listings

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Whether you are operating alone or a national sales agency, list all your Hospitality Businesses and Franchises for Sale with us, and extend your awareness and visibility across the hospitality buyer network.

  • List Business & Franchise Sales
  • No Listing Quantity or Time Limits
  • Chat or Email with Buyers & Sellers
  • Unlimited Listing Updates
  • Detailed Listing Analytics
  • Easy One-Step Listing Form




Bloggers & Media

Free to Join

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Open to all food, drink & hospitality bloggers, trade media and content authors who write industry related content. Showcase your content, engage more readers and Join Today.

  • Curate Your Own Content
  • Publish Community Articles
  • Submit Website Blog Contributions
  • Share Articles to Social Media
  • Set Future Publish Dates
  • Easy WYSWYG Editor 





Frequently Asked Questions



What is HospitalityTrader about?

hospitalityTrader is an Industry Directory, Category Based Product Database and Trade Marketplace for the Hospitality Trade - Owners, Managers, Buyers, Sellers, Suppliers and Services to meet, connect, interact and transact.

What is the Trade Marketplace?

The Trade Marketplace is a hub for suppliers and business owners alike to list items for sale and connect with hospitality buyers and online shoppers. List anything, from new & used catering equipment, bulk lots, coffee carts & machines to food trucks and local services. We include a number of free marketplace ad slots, then charge a flat $5.00 Pay As You Go fee per marketplace ad. Ads can be placed from within the dashboard after you sign up.



How much does it cost to be a member?

Membership is free for pretty much everyone. Suppliers and Services, Business Brokers, to Bloggers and Business Owners. We offer a comprehensive directory profile, and a smart little dashboard for analytics, private messaging, managing email enquires and adding content such as articles, products, marketplace, job ads and promotions. Consider a Directory Profile as virtual stand at an online trade show without the Bump-in and Bump-out.

Can I advertise jobs?

Yes, we have a dedicated section for hospitality suppliers and services large and small to advertise jobs and connect with candidates. You can share job listings to Social Media Platforms and the great thing, we offer a number of free job listing slots, then it's only a flat $5.00 Pay As You Go fee per job listing. Ads can be placed from within the dashboard after you sign up.


Can I add products to the Product Database?

Yes, we encourage all brands & suppliers to join the directory and add their product ranges to our dedicated Category Based Product Database. The database is sorted into popular categories across the hospitality supply chain. From beer, wines, spirits, coffee, tea to catering equipment, food products, hospitality supplies and everything in between. We include a number of complimentary Product Listing slots, then charge a flat of fee of $5.00 per additional product listing or you can upgrade to a full membership and add an unlimited number of products as well as job ads, promotions and much more.

Will I appear in the Hospitality Directory?

Yes, aside from private profiles for business owners which are not viewable, all other directory profiles are public and can be seen by all members. There are over 70 business categories to choose from. Any content you add such as products, marketplace ads, job listings, promotions and articles will be listed in the relevant sections and will also show up on your profile turning into a mini-website with all your details and content which all links back to your website.



Promote your products, connect with business owners, win more clients, and take your business to the next level.

All prices are in AUD and include GST