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RESTAURANT FRANCHISING & INNOVATION SUMMIT

March 16-18, 2020 | Atlanta

Powering franchise growth through technology and leadership

Early Bird registration ends October 25. Save $500 off the standard rate.

ABOUT THE SUMMIT

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Many of the fastest growing and most successful chains in the restaurant industry are embracing innovation throughout their operations. These forward-thinking brands are constantly looking for the next innovation — new technologies, new menu items, new marketing tactics, new training programs, etc. — that will propel them to even greater heights.

At the Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit, executives from leading brands will share their success stories of the numerous ways they have innovated to grow their franchises. Attendees will gain insight and inspiration to help them be more progressive in every facet of their businesses.

2019 FEATURED SPEAKERS

KEYNOTE

Ryan Smolkin

Founder & CEO
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Bob Bafundo

President
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Patrick Conlin

President
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Matt Friedman

Co-Founder & CEO
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Andy Howard

President & CEO
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Paul Macaluso

President & CEO
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Heather Neary

President
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Kelly Roddy

President
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Dan Simpson

CEO
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Christine Specht

President & CEO
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Jason Valentine

President & COO
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Ray Wiley

CEO
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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Anyone on the corporate franchising side involved in driving product, service, equipment, and customer-experience innovation, new franchise development, franchise branding, and consistent technology adoption, use, and utilization among existing system franchisees. This also includes successful franchise owner/operators who serve in advisory capacities, as pilot testers, early adopters, and vocal champions of new system innovations and technologies. As well as operators of existing successful franchisees and start-up franchisors.

Attendance will include executives with responsibility for:

  • Franchise development
  • Franchise operations
  • Information Technology
  • M-commerce / E-commerce
  • Marketing / Branding
  • Operations
  • Payments
  • Purchasing
  • Strategy

PAST ATTENDEES

2019 SPONSORS & PARTNERS

GROUP DISCOUNTS

Take Your Team to the Summit!

Restaurant/Foodservice Operators who register two attendees may add a third attendee at no additional cost.

Group discount does not apply to Franchise Brokers/Consultants or Vendors.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

The Westin Buckhead Atlanta

Rate: $209/night* | Deadline: 2/24/20
* Subject to availability at time of booking.

Click below to book online or call 1-800-937-8461 and mention Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Starting at under $7,000

Sponsoring the Summit will put you in meaningful conversations with executives in your target market.

Download the Sponsor Prospectus to learn more.