New England Food Show's partnership with the NRA to begin in 2016

Beginning in 2016, the Massachusetts Restaurant Association's newly announced partnership with the National Restaurant Association for the New England Food Show will begin. The NEFS is the largest tradeshow of its kind in the Northeast, according to a news release.

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Summit to take a deep dive into the future of ATM and mobile technologies

The second annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in September will feature experts with exceptional depth of knowledge in areas of innovation, security, compliance and regulation.

WFF 2014: A view from the top

Get a look at what happened at the 2014 WFF's Leadership Conference.

Plenty of 'Hot' and 'Cool' at NAFEM '13

New products featured at this year's show included labor and energy-efficient features, food safety characteristics, life cycle costs and more.

NRA 2012: Georgia Pacific Professional

Alec Frisch, vice president & general manager, Foodservice Division at Georgia Pacific, discusses the company's latest innovations for restaurant operators.

NRA 2012: LevelUP

Michael Hagan, COO of LevelUp, discusses the company's mobile payment and loyalty app during the 2012 NRA Show. The app is the second largest of its kind geared toward the restaurant industry.

NRA 2012: PeopleMatter HR solutions

PeopleMatter founder Nate DaPore, and Marley Hodgson, founder of Mad Greens, discuss the PeopleMatter HR SaaS solution. In February, PeopleMatter also launched its Scheduling module, which enables labor forecasting and communication among restaurant employees.

NRA 2012: Online ordering

Noah Glass, founder of web-based online ordering provider OLO, discusses online ordering trends during the 2012 NRA Show in Chicago.

NRA 2012: Culinary Concepts Group

Eric Justice with Culinary Concepts Group discusses culinary trends in the restaurant space. Operators are focusing on authentic ethnic flavors that span from big, bold flavors to those of a more subtle variety.

NRA 2012: Go Waiter

Mike Handy, founder of GoWaiter.com, talks about the company's delivery service during the 2012 NRA Show. Handy also discusses the delivery trend among QSR chains in the industry.

NRA 2012: US Foods

US Foods' top chef Mark Eggerding discusses culinary trends in foodservice and what the company is going to help restaurants stay relevant.

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NEWS


Pie Five participating in franchising conference

Representatives of Pie Five Pizza will be on hand at the 2014 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference, April 23-25 in Las Vegas, including CEO Randy Gier, Franchise Development Manager Mark Ramage and Chef Andy Wittman. The brand will also be represented at...

Foodservice event being covered in real time via Google Glass

The Washington Restaurant Association's 2014 Northwest Foodservice Show, which kicked off Sunday and continues throughout today, is featuring Google Glass live streaming. According to a news release, this is the first time the foodservice industry has featured Google Glass at...

Larry Winget to keynote Fast Casual Executive Summit

Larry Winget, AKA The Pitbull of Personal Development, will keynote the 9th annual Fast Casual Executive Summit, Oct. 12-14 in Denver. Larry Winget His presentation will pull material from three of his six bestselling books, Shut Up, Stop Whining &...

Papa John's execs delivering keynote at Momentum 2014

Supply Chain Commerce Solutions provider Manhattan Associates Inc. has announced that John Schnatter, Papa John's founder, chairman and CEO, and Tony Thompson, Papa John's president and chief operating officer, will be the customer keynote speakers at Momentum 2014, May 5-8...

Registration opens for Nat'l Restaurant Association's annual show

The National Restaurant Association has opened attendee registration for its NRA Show 2014 and the International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event. A special "early bird" online-only discount — a 60 percent savings — is available for foodservice and hospitality industry professionals who register before Nov.

New conference focuses on food industry's future

Marlin Network's inaugural Food2053 Conference is set for Oct. 21-23 in San Francisco's Mark Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel. The aggregated food supply conference will focus on the industry's future, specifically approaching the question, "How will we nutritiously, responsibly and profitably continue...

Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show set for September

The 42nd Annual Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show is set for Sept. 22-24 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., and will feature the Ferdinand Metz Foodservice Forum, the Food Trends Experience and other special events and exhibitors....

Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo ready to kick off

Thousands of restaurant and foodservice industry professionals are expected to attend the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center Aug. 18-20. The trade show and conference is sponsored by the California Restaurant Association — a partner of the National Restaurant Association.

Fast Casual Executive Summit's early bird pricing ending July 31

CEOS and other top executives from the fast casual segment will meet in New Orleans to discuss the industry's top strategic issues.

Customer service expert scheduled to speak at Int'l Pizza Expo

Customer service consultant, speaker and author Micah Solomon will speak at the International Pizza Expo, March 24-26, 2014, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Solomon will speak on "High-Tech, High-Touch Customer Service" and "Exceptional Service, Exceptional Profit," in presentations based...

NRA Show will include marketing strategies session

Linda Duke, CEO of Duke Marketing LLC, will moderate a panel of three Marketing Executive Group (MEG) board members at the 93rd National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show at Chicago's McCormick Place. The session, "Top Ten Marketing Strategies for Restaurant Brands," will take place from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Carville, Matalin to discuss gov't issues facing restaurateurs at Fast Casual Exec Summit

James Carville and Mary Matalin, Washington D.C.’s most high-profile political couple, will bring a fiery conversation about how Washington is affecting the restaurant industry to the 8th annual Fast Casual Executive Summit, Oct. 13-15 in New Orleans, said Cherryh Butler,...

Pie Five and Pizza Inn exec to talk new brand integration

Pizza Inn Holdings Inc.'s senior vice president and chief development officer Madison Jobe will speak Thursday at the 2013 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference (MUFC) in Las Vegas. Jobe, who oversees franchise sales, construction, real estate and design for both Pizza Inn...

Duke Marketing CEO tapped to speak at restaurant industry event

Linda Duke, chief executive of Duke Marketing LLC, will be a speaker at the 17th Annual UCLA Extension Restaurant Industry Conference, held at the University of California Los Angeles Covel Commons on April 3. This day-long conference attracts 350 restaurant...

Registration open for Women's Foodservice Forum

Registration is now open for the Women's Foodservice Forum (WFF) 2013 Leadership Development Conference. The event will be held April 14-17 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Fla. The WFF Leadership Development Conference offers opportunities for education, networking and professional development.

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