BREAKOUT SESSION / WEDNESDAY / AUGUST 11, 2021 / 11:00 AM
Using Technology to Acquire NEW Customers
We’ve all heard the stats about how it costs more to attract new customers than to keep old ones, but that doesn’t mean you should forget about introducing your brand to newcomers.
This session will offer tech-savvy tips and tricks to help you not only entice first-timers to give your brand a chance but also how to make the most out of that first impression.
Desi Saran | Founder & CEO | Sweetberry Bowls
Sweetberry Bowls was founded in 2017 by restaurant veteran, Desi Saran. He is a serial entrepreneur with an MBA in Finance & BA in Economics from Rutgers University. Desi has extensive experience in developing fast-casual chains and tech start-ups. He created Sweetberry Bowls to provide quality and affordable healthy food options to consumers. The healthy, fast-casual concept specializes in Acai bowls, Poke Bowls, Smoothies, Wraps, & Salads with a focus on product, atmosphere and extraordinary customer service. Under Desi’s leadership, the company opened 20 units across 7 states in 2 years.
Paul Webster | VP Business Development | Livit Design & Fast Fine Restaurant Group (1889/V)
Paul Webster is VP Business Development at Livit Design in Madrid, Spain, the world’s leading F&B Strategic Brand Consultants and Restaurant Concept Design Company and also VP Business Development of Livit’s very own test-lab restaurants 1889, Fast-Fine Pizza (Stockholm, Sweden) & V (Los Angeles, CA and Malmö, Sweden), part of the Fast Fine Restaurant Group. Livit helps make brands more relevant, through trends, design, technology and much more, combining the best possible guest experience with operational efficiency and profitability. Livit has developed over 13,000 projects in the last 20 years. A new Livit designed restaurant opens every 8 hours somewhere in the world.
Andrew Schulman | Director, Partner Marketing | Dosh
Speaker bio coming soon!