RESTAURANT FRANCHISING & INNOVATION SUMMIT

March 11-13, 2019 | Louisville, KY

Powering franchise growth through technology and leadership

It’s not too late… Registration is still open!

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

Ryan Smolkin

Founder & CEO
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Bob Bafundo

President
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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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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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We are excited to bring the Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit back to our home city — Louisville, Kentucky.

We think you’re going to love Louisville just as much as we do. Click the button below to see some of what the city and surrounding Bluegrass Region have to offer.

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

Group Discount

Take Your Team to the Summit

Register two attendees from your company and add a third at no additional cost.

Applies only to qualified attendees.

Hotel Reservations

Omni Louisville Hotel

Rate: $219/night* | Deadline: 2/18/19

Call 1-800-THE-OMNI and mention that you’re attending the Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit.

* Subject to availability at time of booking.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring the Summit will put you in meaningful conversations with executives in your target market. Opportunities are available for almost any budget. Download the Sponsor Prospectus to learn more.