RESTAURANT FRANCHISING & INNOVATION SUMMIT

March 20-22, 2023 | Coral Gables, FL

Powering franchise growth through technology and leadership

Early Bird registration ends December 16. Save $300 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.

FEATURED SPEAKERS

KEYNOTE

David Mesa

EVP & CDO
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Ramon Bourgeois

CEO (Acting) & COO
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Patrick Conlin

President
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Eric Easton

CFO
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Beto Guajardo

President
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Betsy Hamm

CEO
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Sean Kennedy

President & CEO
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Claudia Lezcano

CEO
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Mike Sebazco

President
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Thomas Stager

President
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Heidi Stirkkinen

CEO
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Charles Watson

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

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SPONSORS & PARTNERS

PLATINUM SPONSORS

GOLD SPONSORS

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

Loews Coral Gables Hotel

To reserve your room, call 1-800-235-6397 and use the code NMG319 to receive the group rate of $299/night.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Connect with Restaurant Execs

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

Download the Sponsor Prospectus to learn more.