Upcoming Events http://nrn.com/events en Dummy Event http://nrn.com/dummy-event <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">NYC</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+%2C+%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> This needs to be edited.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/dummy-event#comments Wed, 03 Oct 2012 18:04:00 +0000 56511 at http://nrn.com The NAFEM Show 2013 http://nrn.com/nafem-show-2013 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Orange County Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Orlando</span>, <span class="region">FL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="28.538336">28° 32' 18.0096" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-81.379237">81° 22' 45.2532" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=28.538336+-81.379237+%28%2C+Orlando%2C+FL%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) is a trade association of more than 560 foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers that provide products for food preparation, cooking, storage and table service. The NAFEM Show displays the widest range of foodservice equipment and supplies solutions from more than 500 exhibitors. Get up close and personal with the products and manufacturers prepared to position you for success.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Find out more information at <a href="http://www.thenafemshow.org/">http://www.thenafemshow.org/</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/nafem-show-2013#comments 28.538336 -81.379237 Fri, 09 Nov 2012 21:26:00 +0000 62321 at http://nrn.com IFA Annual Convention http://nrn.com/ifa-annual-convention <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">MGM Grand Hotel</span> <span class="locality">Las Vegas</span>, <span class="region">NV</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="36.114646">36° 6' 52.7256" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-115.172816">115° 10' 22.1376" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=36.114646+-115.172816+%28%2C+Las+Vegas%2C+NV%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> <a href="http://www.franchise.org/convention.aspx">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/ifa-annual-convention#comments 36.114646 -115.172816 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 16:47:00 +0000 67611 at http://nrn.com Digital Signage Expo http://nrn.com/digital-signage-expo <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Las Vegas Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Las Vegas</span>, <span class="region">NV</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="36.114646">36° 6' 52.7256" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-115.172816">115° 10' 22.1376" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=36.114646+-115.172816+%28%2C+Las+Vegas%2C+NV%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> Digital Signage Expo, the world&rsquo;s largest and longest-running international trade show and conference dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks, will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. Restaurant owners and operators can experience seminars geared toward helping their marketing and financial officers and technology specialists quickly understand how to budget for, purchase, deploy and manage all aspects of a digital communications solution. For more information visit <a href="http://www.DSEnow.com">www.DSEnow.com</a>.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/digital-signage-expo#comments 36.114646 -115.172816 Fri, 09 Nov 2012 21:25:00 +0000 62311 at http://nrn.com Ultimate Barista Challenge USA http://nrn.com/ultimate-barista-challenge-usa <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Jacob K. Javits Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">New York</span>, <span class="region">NY</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="40.714353">40° 42' 51.6708" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-74.005973">74° 0' 21.5028" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=40.714353+-74.005973+%28%2C+New+York%2C+NY%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The Ultimate Barista Challenge&reg; is an action packed competition where baristi, someone who professionally prepares coffee, compete in a dueling stage of identical espresso stations to shake, not stir, their espresso cocktails, to prepare beautiful caffe latte art, blend espresso frappe and brew the best they have. Each Barista has a tight 10 minutes to prepare drinks in each category and serve to a discerning professional tasting judges panel comprised of coffee specialists, trainers, food writers, chefs or sommeliers before a live audience to win the right to Challenge the reigning champion and in turn become &quot;The Ultimate Barista&quot;.</p> <p> The challenge takes place at the International Restaurant &amp; Foodservice Show of New York.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.internationalrestaurantny.com">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/ultimate-barista-challenge-usa#comments 40.714353 -74.005973 Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:18:00 +0000 69071 at http://nrn.com International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York http://nrn.com/international-restaurant-foodservice-show-new-york <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Javits Center</span> <span class="locality">New York</span>, <span class="region">NY</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="40.714353">40° 42' 51.6708" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-74.005973">74° 0' 21.5028" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=40.714353+-74.005973+%28%2C+New+York%2C+NY%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> In the restaurant and foodservice industry, you&#39;re constantly looking for new ideas and the International Restaurant &amp; Foodservice Show of new York is your source! From insightful education to palate-pleasing food and drink trends; new product options and idea generating special events &ndash; don&#39;t miss this opportunity to fine tune your business.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.internationalrestaurantny.com/">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/international-restaurant-foodservice-show-new-york#comments 40.714353 -74.005973 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 16:50:00 +0000 67621 at http://nrn.com Chain Operators Exchange (COEX) 2013 http://nrn.com/chain-operators-exchange-coex-2013 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Red Rock Casino Resort &amp; Spa</span> <span class="locality">Las Vegas</span>, <span class="region">NV</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="36.114646">36° 6' 52.7256" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-115.172816">115° 10' 22.1376" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=36.114646+-115.172816+%28%2C+Las+Vegas%2C+NV%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> <a href="https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/index.php?eventid=42808">Register</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/chain-operators-exchange-coex-2013#comments 36.114646 -115.172816 Fri, 09 Nov 2012 21:30:00 +0000 62331 at http://nrn.com Natural Products Expo West 2013 http://nrn.com/natural-products-expo-west-2013 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Anaheim Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Anaheim</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="33.835293">33° 50' 7.0548" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-117.914504">117° 54' 52.2144" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=33.835293+-117.914504+%28%2C+Anaheim%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> Natural Products Expo West continues to be the leading trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry. Rated as one of the top 200 trade shows in the US by Tradeshow Week, Natural Products Expo West continues to help attendees reach their business goals.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.expowest.com/ew13/public/Content.aspx?ID=1039277">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/natural-products-expo-west-2013#comments 33.835293 -117.914504 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 16:52:00 +0000 67631 at http://nrn.com International Boston Seafood Show http://nrn.com/international-boston-seafood-show <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Boston Convention and Exhibition Center</span> <span class="locality">Boston</span>, <span class="region">MA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="42.358431">42° 21' 30.3516" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-71.059773">71° 3' 35.1828" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=42.358431+-71.059773+%28%2C+Boston%2C+MA%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> <a href="https://www.xpressreg.net/register/ibss033/landing.asp?sc=&amp;VIPCode=&amp;EmailID=&amp;lang=en&amp;hkey=&amp;source=&amp;medium=&amp;campaign=">Register</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/international-boston-seafood-show#comments 42.358431 -71.059773 Fri, 09 Nov 2012 21:32:00 +0000 62341 at http://nrn.com The Las Vegas Restaurant Show http://nrn.com/las-vegas-restaurant-show <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Las Vegas Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Las Vegas</span>, <span class="region">NV</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="36.114646">36° 6' 52.7256" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-115.172816">115° 10' 22.1376" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=36.114646+-115.172816+%28%2C+Las+Vegas%2C+NV%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The Las Vegas Restaurant Show is a partnership of the Catersource Conference &amp; Tradeshow and the Nevada Restaurant Association and is made up of the best catering and restaurant education, combined with outstanding events, valuable networking opportunities and the most extensive tradeshow in the industry.<br /> <br /> Get thousands of ideas while you take advantage of the many show specials, meet with your vendors face-to-face and discover new suppliers that want to do business with you. Of course, you&rsquo;ll also sample some of the best foods and beverages you won&rsquo;t find anywhere else.<br /> <br /> Free of charge! Simply use the promotional code NVRATS13 when you register.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.nvrestaurants.com/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&amp;subarticlenbr=938">Register</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/las-vegas-restaurant-show#comments 36.114646 -115.172816 Fri, 11 Jan 2013 18:27:00 +0000 68401 at http://nrn.com International Pizza Expo http://nrn.com/international-pizza-expo <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Las Vegas Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Las Vegas</span>, <span class="region">NV</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="36.114646">36° 6' 52.7256" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-115.172816">115° 10' 22.1376" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=36.114646+-115.172816+%28%2C+Las+Vegas%2C+NV%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The largest and longest-running trade show serving the pizza industry is now in its 29th year and still growing.<br /> <br /> At Pizza Expo 2012 this past March, more than 6,900 pizzeria owners and operators representing millions of dollars in buying power visited 425 exhibits seeking new products and services.<br /> <br /> Attendees sat in on more than 80 education sessions, including seminars, panel discussions and live cooking and baking demonstrations. They also participated in&mdash;or were spectators of&mdash;the World Pizza Games&reg; and the International Pizza Challenge&reg;, competitions that draw big crowds and offer coveted prizes.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.pizzaexpo.com/">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/international-pizza-expo#comments 36.114646 -115.172816 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 16:54:00 +0000 67641 at http://nrn.com UCLA Extension Restaurant Industry Conference http://nrn.com/ucla-extension-restaurant-industry-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">UCLA Covel Commons</span> <span class="locality">Los Angeles</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="34.052234">34° 3' 8.0424" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-118.243685">118° 14' 37.266" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=34.052234+-118.243685+%28%2C+Los+Angeles%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> Professionals attending this highly regarded conference include approximately 350 restaurant operating companies, owners, C-level executives, lenders, private equity investors, investment bankers, suppliers, and professional advisors.<br /> <br /> &bull; Network with other restaurant owners and executives<br /> &bull; Learn what&#39;s behind recent success stories<br /> &bull; Explore new trends affecting your business<br /> &bull; Convenient, day-long format<br /> &nbsp;<br /> For more information or to register, visit: <a href="https://www.uclaextension.edu/restaurant/Pages/default.aspx">https://www.uclaextension.edu/restaurant/Pages/default.aspx</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/ucla-extension-restaurant-industry-conference#comments 34.052234 -118.243685 Thu, 07 Feb 2013 19:37:00 +0000 70631 at http://nrn.com MFHA National Conference: Cultural Intelligence Workshop http://nrn.com/mfha-national-conference-cultural-intelligence-workshop <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Multicultural Forum on Workplace Diversity</span> <span class="locality">Minneapolis</span>, <span class="region">MN</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="44.983334">44° 59' 0.0024" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-93.266670">93° 16' 0.012" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=44.983334+-93.266670+%28%2C+Minneapolis%2C+MN%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> <a href="http://www.mfha.net/index.php/en/event-list?task=view_event&amp;event_id=44">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/mfha-national-conference-cultural-intelligence-workshop#comments 44.983334 -93.266670 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 16:57:00 +0000 67651 at http://nrn.com Women's Foodservice Forum http://nrn.com/womens-foodservice-forum <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Orlando World Center Marriott</span> <span class="locality">Orlando</span>, <span class="region">FL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="28.538336">28° 32' 18.0096" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-81.379237">81° 22' 45.2532" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=28.538336+-81.379237+%28%2C+Orlando%2C+FL%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> <a href="https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=49851&amp;">Register</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/womens-foodservice-forum#comments 28.538336 -81.379237 Fri, 09 Nov 2012 21:34:00 +0000 62351 at http://nrn.com National ProStart Invitational http://nrn.com/national-prostart-invitational <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel</span> <span class="locality">Baltimore</span>, <span class="region">MD</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="39.290385">39° 17' 25.386" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-76.612189">76° 36' 43.8804" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=39.290385+-76.612189+%28%2C+Baltimore%2C+MD%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The National ProStart Invitational&reg; is the country&rsquo;s premier high school competition focused on restaurant management and culinary arts. The 12th Annual National ProStart Invitational will bring together the top ProStart&reg; students from 43 states and territories to showcase their talent, passion and skill.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.nraef.org/ProStart/Invitational">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/national-prostart-invitational#comments 39.290385 -76.612189 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 17:00:00 +0000 67661 at http://nrn.com 2013 Restaurant Leadership Conference http://nrn.com/2013-restaurant-leadership-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Westin Kierland Resort &amp; Spa</span> <span class="locality">Scottsdale</span>, <span class="region">AZ</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="33.494170">33° 29' 39.012" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-111.926052">111° 55' 33.7872" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=33.494170+-111.926052+%28%2C+Scottsdale%2C+AZ%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The Restaurant Leadership Conference continues to be the event that gathers into one unique location the entrepreneurial minds and progressive thinkers who are shaping the restaurant industry. The most progressive corporate owned and operated entities, multi-unit/multi-concept operators, growth companies and vendor sponsors share new ideas and solutions to industry issues while participating in activities that promote networking and relationship building. The conference provides the time, place and activities business leaders and their organizations need to develop synergistic relationships that result in long-term business success. This Experiential Marketing event is where great minds come together to share ideas through a one-of-a-kind forum for discovery that deliberately and positively impacts business.<br /> <br /> The Restaurant Leadership Conference is an invitation-only event that attracts CEOs from high-growth operators, corporate owned and operated, as well as franchise corporations.<br /> <br /> The Restaurant Leadership Conference is designed to give participants a global perspective on strategic areas of business and life, including:<br /> <br /> &bull;&nbsp;trends&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /> &bull; economics&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /> &bull; politics&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /> &bull; technology&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /> &bull; life balance</p> <p> <a href="http://www.fsgroup.com/indevents_dtl.cfm?id=1638&amp;">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/2013-restaurant-leadership-conference#comments 33.494170 -111.926052 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 17:04:00 +0000 67671 at http://nrn.com Marketing Executives Group spring conference http://nrn.com/marketing-executives-group-spring-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Westin Michigan Avenue</span> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The three-day event features an array of industry influencers and tastemakers, proven leaders and consumer behavioral experts. Branding and social media trailblazers will also be on hand to share their knowledge and expertise with attendees.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/marketing-executives-group-spring-conference#comments Wed, 10 Apr 2013 14:51:00 +0000 75881 at http://nrn.com Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group http://nrn.com/supply-chain-management-executive-study-group <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Westin Chicago</span> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The conference will explore emerging trends and issues, and aims to facilitate dialog and best practice exchange around issues such as rising commodity prices, sourcing of ingredients, and equipment purchasing strategies.</p> <p> <a href="https://www.etouches.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=57022&amp;" target="_blank">Register</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/supply-chain-management-executive-study-group#comments Thu, 14 Mar 2013 19:46:00 +0000 73701 at http://nrn.com MenuMasters http://nrn.com/menumasters <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">The Drake Hotel</span> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="41.878114">41° 52' 41.2104" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-87.629798">87° 37' 47.2728" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=41.878114+-87.629798+%28%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> More than 300 professionals attend the MenuMasters Awards Ceremonies each May. This gala event is presented by Nation&#39;s Restaurant News and sponsored by Ventura Foods, LLC.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.menumasters.com/sub-eventinfo.cfm">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/menumasters#comments 41.878114 -87.629798 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:06:00 +0000 67691 at http://nrn.com NRA Show 2013 http://nrn.com/nra-show-2013 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">McCormick Place</span> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="41.878114">41° 52' 41.2104" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-87.629798">87° 37' 47.2728" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=41.878114+-87.629798+%28%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> <a href="https://www.compusystems.com/servlet/ar?evt_uid=729" target="_blank">Register</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/nra-show-2013#comments 41.878114 -87.629798 Fri, 26 Oct 2012 18:17:00 +0000 61531 at http://nrn.com IFMA's Gold & Silver Plate Celebration http://nrn.com/ifmas-gold-silver-plate-celebration <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Great Hall at Union Station</span> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="41.878114">41° 52' 41.2104" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-87.629798">87° 37' 47.2728" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=41.878114+-87.629798+%28%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> This elegant event held during NRA Week enables manufacturers to honor the nation&#39;s top operator talent. Annually IFMA grants Silver Plate Awards in nine operator categories and honors one winner with the prestigious Gold Plate Award on the night of the Celebration. Often called &quot;The Academy Awards of Foodservice,&quot; the Gold &amp; Silver Plate Awards&nbsp; have been considered one of the industry&#39;s most prestigious honors since its creation in 1954.<br /> <br /> The Celebration is the party of the year, featuring top chefs, live entertainment and an exquisite dinner followed by the presentation of the Gold Plate Award. This event affords the perfect opportunity to entertain operator customers.<br /> <br /> Who Attends:<br /> <br /> &bull;&nbsp;Leaders from every operator segment, manufacturers and industry partners<br /> &bull;&nbsp;Industry legends, including members of the Gold &amp; Silver Plate Society</p> <p> <a href="http://www.ifmaworld.com/events/gold-silver-plate/">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/ifmas-gold-silver-plate-celebration#comments 41.878114 -87.629798 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:15:00 +0000 67701 at http://nrn.com Summer Brand Camp http://nrn.com/summer-brand-camp <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Westin Park Central Hotel</span> <span class="locality">Dallas</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Dallas%2C+TX%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> Restaurant industry professionals plan to gather in Dallas for the 4th annual Summer Brand Camp conference produced by People Report, Black Box Intelligence and Be the Change Revolutions. Industry professionals who attend the event include operators, human resource and recruitment practitioners, marketers, social media and community managers, along with savvy technology partners. The theme of &ldquo;Workplace, Marketplace, One Place&rdquo; focuses on the intersection of employer and consumer brands in the digital age. Conference content and events promote the vision of a work environment without silos, anchored in community and purpose that can improve the future for the restaurant industry and the planet.</p> <p> <a href="http://summerbrandcamp.com" target="_blank">More information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/summer-brand-camp#comments Tue, 07 May 2013 19:05:00 +0000 78441 at http://nrn.com Ultimate Barista Challenge Indonesia http://nrn.com/ultimate-barista-challenge-indonesia <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Grand City Convention &amp; Exhibition Centre</span> <span class="locality">Surabaya</span> <div class="country-name">Indonesia</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The Ultimate Barista Challenge&reg; is an action packed competition where baristi, someone who professionally prepares coffee, compete in a dueling stage of identical espresso stations to shake, not stir, their espresso cocktails, to prepare beautiful caffe latte art, blend espresso frappe and brew the best they have. Each Barista has a tight 10 minutes to prepare drinks in each category and serve to a discerning professional tasting judges panel comprised of coffee specialists, trainers, food writers, chefs or sommeliers before a live audience to win the right to Challenge the reigning champion and in turn become &quot;The Ultimate Barista&quot;.</p> <p> The challenge takes place at the East Food Indonesia Expo 2013.</p> <p> <a href="http://ultimatebaristachallenge.com/">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/ultimate-barista-challenge-indonesia#comments Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:20:00 +0000 69081 at http://nrn.com Menus of Change: The Business of Healthy, Sustainable, Delicious Food Choices http://nrn.com/menus-change-business-healthy-sustainable-delicious-food-choices <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Charles Hotel</span> <span class="locality">Cambridge</span>, <span class="region">MA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="42.373616">42° 22' 25.0176" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-71.109734">71° 6' 35.0424" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=42.373616+-71.109734+%28%2C+Cambridge%2C+MA%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> This ground-breaking leadership initiative has been developed by The Culinary Institute of America in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Nutrition. It is open to those in the culinary, volume foodservice, science, business, and policy-making arenas who influence the food choices of millions of Americans every day. During the conference, there will be a special presentation of a science-based report that will assist foodservice operators in making the right decisions related to promoting public health, protecting the environment, and ensuring business success. Questions answered at Menus of Change include, &ldquo;How can we make our most delicious foods healthful and environmentally sustainable?&rdquo; and &ldquo;What if America&rsquo;s most talented chefs, scientists, and business leaders worked together to develop business-friendly solutions to our obesity and healthcare crises?&rdquo; Registration details and more information can be found on <a href="http://www.menusofchange.org" target="_blank">www.menusofchange.org</a>.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/menus-change-business-healthy-sustainable-delicious-food-choices#comments 42.373616 -71.109734 Fri, 15 Feb 2013 21:42:00 +0000 71501 at http://nrn.com International Franchise Expo http://nrn.com/international-franchise-expo <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Javits Center</span> <span class="locality">New York</span>, <span class="region">NY</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="40.714353">40° 42' 51.6708" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-74.005973">74° 0' 21.5028" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=40.714353+-74.005973+%28%2C+New+York%2C+NY%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> Join thousands of entrepreneurs and business owners at the International Franchise Expo, the largest franchise expo in the country. Meet hundreds of proven franchise opportunities. Every industry. Every investment level. Full-time and part-time.</p> <p> <a href="https://secure.events-registration.com/ife2013/?source=NRN" target="_blank">Click for more information as well as details on how to receive free tickets.</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/international-franchise-expo#comments 40.714353 -74.005973 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:17:00 +0000 67711 at http://nrn.com Capital Roundtable Private Equity Investing In Restaurant Companies Conference http://nrn.com/capital-roundtable-private-equity-investing-restaurant-companies-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">University Club</span> <span class="locality">New York</span>, <span class="region">NY</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+New+York%2C+NY%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The restaurant industry is filled with real estate and investment opportunities. This Capital Roundtable conference brings together some of the best minds in the industry to cover not only case studies and the latest trends, but also look forward to predicting future opportunities and potential deals.<br /> <a href="http://capitalroundtable.com/masterclass/CapitalRoundtableRestaurantsPEConference2013.html " target="_blank"><br /> More information</a></p> <p> Be sure to mention NRN when registering to receive a $400 discount.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/capital-roundtable-private-equity-investing-restaurant-companies-conference#comments Tue, 28 May 2013 21:48:00 +0000 80441 at http://nrn.com Women's Foodservice Forum Executive Summit http://nrn.com/womens-foodservice-forum-executive-summit <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">JW Marriott</span> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> Women&rsquo;s Foodservice Forum (WFF), will host its annual Executive Summit, a gathering of restaurant and foodservice industry executives in Chicago. Exclusively for industry executives, <a href="http://summit13.womensfoodserviceforum.com/" target="_blank">WFF Executive Summit</a> will feature interactive, business relevant sessions on future trends, the challenges of leadership and industry bench-marking.</p> <p> <a href="http://summit13.womensfoodserviceforum.com/index.php" target="_blank">See more information and to register online &gt;&gt;</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/womens-foodservice-forum-executive-summit#comments Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:31:00 +0000 82891 at http://nrn.com Ultimate Barista Challenge USA http://nrn.com/ultimate-barista-challenge-usa-0 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Los Angeles Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Los Angeles</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="34.052234">34° 3' 8.0424" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-118.243685">118° 14' 37.266" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=34.052234+-118.243685+%28%2C+Los+Angeles%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The Ultimate Barista Challenge&reg; is an action packed competition where baristi, someone who professionally prepares coffee, compete in a dueling stage of identical espresso stations to shake, not stir, their espresso cocktails, to prepare beautiful caffe latte art, blend espresso frappe and brew the best they have. Each Barista has a tight 10 minutes to prepare drinks in each category and serve to a discerning professional tasting judges panel comprised of coffee specialists, trainers, food writers, chefs or sommeliers before a live audience to win the right to Challenge the reigning champion and in turn become &quot;The Ultimate Barista&quot;.</p> <p> The challenge takes place at the Western Foodservice &amp; Hospitality Expo.</p> <p> <a href="http://ultimatebaristachallenge.com/">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/ultimate-barista-challenge-usa-0#comments 34.052234 -118.243685 Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:23:00 +0000 69091 at http://nrn.com Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo http://nrn.com/western-foodservice-hospitality-expo-0 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Los Angeles Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Los Angeles</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="34.052234">34° 3' 8.0424" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-118.243685">118° 14' 37.266" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=34.052234+-118.243685+%28%2C+Los+Angeles%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The Western Foodservice &amp; Hospitality Expo is the only all-encompassing event in California for the restaurant and foodservice industry, making it THE one-stop source for everything you need to succeed in today&#39;s market.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.westernfoodexpo.com/">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/western-foodservice-hospitality-expo-0#comments 34.052234 -118.243685 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:18:00 +0000 67721 at http://nrn.com Ultimate Barista Challenge Indonesia http://nrn.com/ultimate-barista-challenge-indonesia-0 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">JIExpo - Kemayoran</span> <span class="locality">Jakarta</span> <div class="country-name">Indonesia</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The Ultimate Barista Challenge&reg; is an action packed competition where baristi, someone who professionally prepares coffee, compete in a dueling stage of identical espresso stations to shake, not stir, their espresso cocktails, to prepare beautiful caffe latte art, blend espresso frappe and brew the best they have. Each Barista has a tight 10 minutes to prepare drinks in each category and serve to a discerning professional tasting judges panel comprised of coffee specialists, trainers, food writers, chefs or sommeliers before a live audience to win the right to Challenge the reigning champion and in turn become &quot;The Ultimate Barista&quot;.</p> <p> The challenge takes place at Interfood Indonesia 2013.</p> <p> <a href="http://ultimatebaristachallenge.com/">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/ultimate-barista-challenge-indonesia-0#comments Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:24:00 +0000 69101 at http://nrn.com Ultimate Barista Challenge Americas http://nrn.com/ultimate-barista-challenge-americas <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Orange County Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Orlando</span>, <span class="region">FL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="28.538336">28° 32' 18.0096" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-81.379237">81° 22' 45.2532" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=28.538336+-81.379237+%28%2C+Orlando%2C+FL%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The Ultimate Barista Challenge&reg; is an action packed competition where baristi, someone who professionally prepares coffee, compete in a dueling stage of identical espresso stations to shake, not stir, their espresso cocktails, to prepare beautiful caffe latte art, blend espresso frappe and brew the best they have. Each Barista has a tight 10 minutes to prepare drinks in each category and serve to a discerning professional tasting judges panel comprised of coffee specialists, trainers, food writers, chefs or sommeliers before a live audience to win the right to Challenge the reigning champion and in turn become &quot;The Ultimate Barista&quot;.</p> <p> The challenge takes place at the Florida Restaurant &amp; Lodging Show.</p> <p> <a href="http://ultimatebaristachallenge.com/">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/ultimate-barista-challenge-americas#comments 28.538336 -81.379237 Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:27:00 +0000 69111 at http://nrn.com Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show http://nrn.com/florida-restaurant-lodging-show <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Orange County Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Orlando</span>, <span class="region">FL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="28.538336">28° 32' 18.0096" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-81.379237">81° 22' 45.2532" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=28.538336+-81.379237+%28%2C+Orlando%2C+FL%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The Florida Restaurant &amp; Lodging Show is the only all-encompassing event in the Southeastern United States for the restaurant and foodservice industry, making it <em>the</em> one-stop source for everything you need to succeed in today&#39;s market.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.flrestaurantandlodgingshow.com/">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/florida-restaurant-lodging-show#comments 28.538336 -81.379237 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:20:00 +0000 67731 at http://nrn.com FSTEC NexGen http://nrn.com/fstec-nexgen <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Talking Stick Resort</span> <span class="locality">Scottsdale</span>, <span class="region">AZ</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="33.494170">33° 29' 39.012" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-111.926052">111° 55' 33.7872" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=33.494170+-111.926052+%28%2C+Scottsdale%2C+AZ%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> FSTEC is the industry&rsquo;s longest running tech showcase, but this is nothing like the conventions of years past. We&rsquo;ve traded the stiff, traditional trade show format for a stimulating and fun program perfect for a hot spot like Miami. Leave your suits and ties at home and enjoy the casual comfort of an inclusive meeting focused on the very latest in foodservice technology.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.fstec.com/">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/fstec-nexgen#comments 33.494170 -111.926052 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:21:00 +0000 67741 at http://nrn.com Natural Products Expo East http://nrn.com/natural-products-expo-east <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Baltimore Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Baltimore</span>, <span class="region">MD</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="39.290385">39° 17' 25.386" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-76.612189">76° 36' 43.8804" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=39.290385+-76.612189+%28%2C+Baltimore%2C+MD%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> <a href="http://www.expoeast.com/expoeast2013/public/enter.aspx">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/natural-products-expo-east#comments 39.290385 -76.612189 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:23:00 +0000 67751 at http://nrn.com MUFSO 2013 http://nrn.com/mufso-2013 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Hyatt Regency</span> <span class="locality">Dallas</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="32.802955">32° 48' 10.638" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-96.769923">96° 46' 11.7228" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=32.802955+-96.769923+%28%2C+Dallas%2C+TX%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> <a href="https://www.compusystems.com/servlet/ar?evt_uid=2178&amp;site=INQ" target="_blank">Register</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/mufso-2013#comments 32.802955 -96.769923 Fri, 26 Oct 2012 15:59:00 +0000 61521 at http://nrn.com SFM 2013 National Conference http://nrn.com/sfm-2013-national-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Hyatt Regency Coconut Point</span> <span class="locality">Bonita Springs</span>, <span class="region">FL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="26.339806">26° 20' 23.3016" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-81.778697">81° 46' 43.3092" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=26.339806+-81.778697+%28%2C+Bonita+Springs%2C+FL%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/sfm-2013-national-conference#comments 26.339806 -81.778697 Fri, 09 Nov 2012 21:43:00 +0000 62381 at http://nrn.com Richard E. Marriott Golf Invitational at PGA National http://nrn.com/richard-e-marriott-golf-invitational-pga-national <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">PGA National</span> <span class="locality">Palm Beach</span>, <span class="region">FL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Palm+Beach%2C+FL%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> Join Dick Marriott and dozens of the industry&rsquo;s top CEO&rsquo;s and senior-level executives for the 17th annual Richard E. Marriott Golf Invitational at PGA National in Palm Beach, FL. This event is the single biggest fundraiser for the National Restaurant Association&rsquo;s Restaurant Advocacy Fund and a first-class, premiere event. Individuals who attend will enjoy three days of exceptional golf, two nights of hotel accommodations and meals with industry professionals from some of the most respected and successful supplier, multi-unit chain and independent restaurant companies around.&nbsp; This year&rsquo;s event is being held at PGA National, a world-class facility and host of the PGA&rsquo;s Honda Classic each spring.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.restaurant.org/advocacy/Support-Industry-Advocacy/Events/REMGolf" target="_blank">For more information and to register online &gt;&gt;</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/richard-e-marriott-golf-invitational-pga-national#comments Thu, 11 Jul 2013 20:48:00 +0000 84371 at http://nrn.com Southeast Franchise Forum Lunch http://nrn.com/southeast-franchise-forum-lunch <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Intercontinental Hotel</span> <span class="locality">Atlanta</span>, <span class="region">GA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Atlanta%2C+GA%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> Steven Romaniello, International Franchise Association Chairman and Managing Director of Roark Capital (owners of FOCUS Brands, Arby&rsquo;s, Wingstop, FASTSIGNS and other top franchise brands) will speak at the luncheon.<br /> <br /> As the current chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Franchise Association, Romaniello will give an update about the State of Franchising. In addition to the IFA update, Romaniello will speak about the common characteristics of major CEOs involved in franchising and how they drive exceptional performance through talent management, evaluation, prioritization and execution and culture.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.SEFForum.com" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/southeast-franchise-forum-lunch#comments Wed, 02 Oct 2013 18:25:00 +0000 90861 at http://nrn.com Atlanta Foodservice Expo http://nrn.com/atlanta-foodservice-expo <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Georgia World Congress Center</span> <span class="locality">Atlanta</span>, <span class="region">GA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Atlanta%2C+GA%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The Atlanta Foodservice Expo is the only event in Georgia and the Southeast to bring together all sectors of the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industry under one roof.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> A broad spectrum of top suppliers in the industry and the latest products, services and technologies will be showcased along with a comprehensive education program that provides foodservice operators key tools to grow and enhance their business.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> See more information: <a href="http://www.atlantafoodserviceexpo.com/nrn" target="_blank">www.atlantafoodserviceexpo.com/nrn</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/atlanta-foodservice-expo#comments Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:31:00 +0000 83051 at http://nrn.com 2013 Restaurant Innovation Summit http://nrn.com/2013-restaurant-innovation-summit <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Grand Hyatt Denver</span> <span class="locality">Denver</span>, <span class="region">CO</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Denver%2C+CO%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The National Restaurant Association will host the inaugural Restaurant Innovation Summit this fall as a way to offer restaurant operators ideas to better engage guests through emerging technology.</p> <p> <a href="https://www.restaurant.org/Events-Networking/Events/Calendar/Restaurant-Innovation-Summit-Emerging-Technology-a" target="_blank">Register here &gt;&gt;</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/2013-restaurant-innovation-summit#comments Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:37:00 +0000 82901 at http://nrn.com IFMA Presidents Conference http://nrn.com/ifma-presidents-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort</span> <span class="locality">Phoenix</span>, <span class="region">AZ</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Phoenix%2C+AZ%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> For 51 years, Presidents Conference has been the place where leaders meet in foodservice. IFMA and IFDA will once again co-host this premier, top-to-top forum for operators, distributors, manufacturers and industry providers. It&#39;s an exclusive conference that will help you connect with senior leaders and rising stars, discover insights through enhanced learning opportunities and enable you to optimize in ways that drive success throughout your organization.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.ifmaworld.com/events/presidents-conference/" target="_blank">More information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/ifma-presidents-conference#comments Tue, 28 May 2013 21:47:00 +0000 80431 at http://nrn.com AllergyEats' 2nd Annual Food Allergy Conference for Restaurateurs http://nrn.com/allergyeats-2nd-annual-food-allergy-conference-restaurateurs <div class="node-body event-body">This conference is a must-attend event for restaurant chefs, owners and managers.</div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Seaport Hotel</span> <span class="locality">Boston</span>, <span class="region">MA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Boston%2C+MA%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> This conference is a must-attend event for restaurant chefs, owners and managers that strive to become more knowledgeable and accommodating about food allergies &mdash; and reduce their fear about serving food-allergic guests.<br /> <br /> This timely, relevant event will feature notable speakers from the National Restaurant Association, P.F. Chang&rsquo;s China Bistro, Blue Ginger, Burtons Grill, MenuTrinfo, AllergyEats, Kids With Food Allergies Foundation, the Food Allergy Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Children&rsquo;s Hospital, and more, who will provide valuable information about:<br /> <br /> &bull;&nbsp;Accommodating food-allergic guests.<br /> &bull;&nbsp;Reducing the fear around food allergies.<br /> &bull;&nbsp;Building customer loyalty and profits.<br /> ...and other important food allergy issues.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.allergyeats.com/conference" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/allergyeats-2nd-annual-food-allergy-conference-restaurateurs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/allergyeats-2nd-annual-food-allergy-conference-restaurateurs#comments Thu, 08 Aug 2013 18:49:00 +0000 86541 at http://nrn.com Global Best Practices Conference http://nrn.com/global-best-practices-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel</span> <span class="locality">Dallas</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Dallas%2C+TX%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The Global Best Practices Conference is a chance for consortium members, partners and industry executives to come together in a setting designed to provide the information, perspective, inspiration and community that are the hallmarks of People Report and Black Box Intelligence. This event brings together the brightest minds, biggest hearts and the moderately to really disruptive players in the service sector workplace. There is no better way to success and prosperity than finding our way forward together. You won&rsquo;t find a happier place to wrap up this year&rsquo;s conference circuit then here in November.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://bit.ly/Th5GiD" target="_blank"><strong>Register &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/global-best-practices-conference#comments Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:37:00 +0000 91941 at http://nrn.com BCA 20th Anniversary Cultural Awareness Salute Gala http://nrn.com/bca-20th-anniversary-cultural-awareness-salute-gala <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Guastavino&#039;s Midtown</span> <span class="locality">New York</span>, <span class="region">NY</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+New+York%2C+NY%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The BCA 20th Anniversary Cultural Awareness Salute Gala will be held Friday, November 8th, 2013 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Guastavino&#39;s Midtown in New York City. The Black Tie Gala event honors the achievements of diversity in the Hospitality &amp; Culinary industries. This year&#39;s theme of &quot;Global Immersion&quot; will focus on providing a space for networking and dialogue on the advancement of global diversity. It will also offer culinary students from around the country the opportunity to hone their skills in a real life environment.<br /> <br /> For sponsor information please contact: <a href="mailto:info@bcaglobal.org">info@bcaglobal.org</a>, or call (212) 643 -6570. To purchase tickets please visit our website at <a href="http://www.Bcaglobal.org" target="_blank">www.Bcaglobal.org</a>.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/bca-20th-anniversary-cultural-awareness-salute-gala#comments Mon, 04 Nov 2013 19:31:00 +0000 93281 at http://nrn.com International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show http://nrn.com/international-hotel-motel-restaurant-show <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Jacob K. Javits Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">New York</span>, <span class="region">NY</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="40.714353">40° 42' 51.6708" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-74.005973">74° 0' 21.5028" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=40.714353+-74.005973+%28%2C+New+York%2C+NY%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> <a href="http://www.ihmrs.com/TheShow/tabid/56/Default.aspx">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/international-hotel-motel-restaurant-show#comments 40.714353 -74.005973 Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:24:00 +0000 67761 at http://nrn.com Ultimate Barista Challenge China http://nrn.com/ultimate-barista-challenge-china <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Shanghai New International Expo Centre</span> <span class="locality">Pudong</span> <div class="country-name">China</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The Ultimate Barista Challenge&reg; is an action packed competition where baristi, someone who professionally prepares coffee, compete in a dueling stage of identical espresso stations to shake, not stir, their espresso cocktails, to prepare beautiful caffe latte art, blend espresso frappe and brew the best they have. Each Barista has a tight 10 minutes to prepare drinks in each category and serve to a discerning professional tasting judges panel comprised of coffee specialists, trainers, food writers, chefs or sommeliers before a live audience to win the right to Challenge the reigning champion and in turn become &quot;The Ultimate Barista&quot;.</p> <p> The challenge takes place at the FHC Shanghai.</p> <p> <a href="http://ultimatebaristachallenge.com/">See more information</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/ultimate-barista-challenge-china#comments Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:28:00 +0000 69121 at http://nrn.com Consumer Trends & Directions Conference http://nrn.com/consumer-trends-directions-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Newport Beach Island Hotel</span> <span class="locality">Newport Beach</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Newport+Beach%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> Understanding and responding to shifts in consumer foodservice behavior is critical to maintaining a competitive edge. This January in Newport beach, Technomic invites foodservice operators to examine consumer foodservice attitude and usage&mdash;as well as demographic dynamics and marketing and social media trends, in order to position themselves for success today and into the future. Technomic executives will present proprietary consumer, menu and industry research, while consumer insight analysts and innovative operators will lend their knowledge and experience.</p> <p> Armed with powerful research and analysis, attendees are better prepared to:</p> <p> &bull; Develop business-building strategies<br /> &bull; Position or reposition their brand<br /> &bull; Refine marketing plans<br /> &bull; Assess needs of frequent guests<br /> &bull; Reach new customers<br /> &bull; Explore growth opportunities</p> <p> <a href="http://trendsanddirections.com/Consumer" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/consumer-trends-directions-conference#comments Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:37:00 +0000 93631 at http://nrn.com International Restaurant and Foodservice Show of New York 2014 http://nrn.com/international-restaurant-and-foodservice-show-new-york-2014 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Javits Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 655 West 34th Street </div> <span class="locality">New York</span>, <span class="region">NY</span> <span class="postal-code">10001</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=655+West+34th+Street%2C+New+York%2C+NY%2C+10001%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The International Restaurant &amp; Foodservice Show of New York is an all-encompassing event for the restaurant and foodservice industry, making it a one-stop source for everything you need to succeed in today&#39;s market. This is your opportunity to experience the full spectrum of culinary innovation from over 500 leading vendors serving the restaurant and foodservice community.</p> <p><a href="https://www.expologic.com/registration/dsp_eventStart.cfm?EventID=576" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/international-restaurant-and-foodservice-show-new-york-2014#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 100841 at http://nrn.com 2014 NBBQA Conference & Trade Show http://nrn.com/2014-nbbqa-conference-trade-show <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Embassy Suites</span> <span class="locality">San Marcos</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+San+Marcos%2C+TX%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The conference, which attracts hundreds of BBQ experts and aspiring BBQ professionals, is a strategic combination of education, trade show, networking and promoting the art and lifestyle of BBQ, along with a little friendly competition and a lot of fun. As part of its mission to share the fast-growing interest in low-and-slow cooking, the general public is invited to attend several of the top-notch conference events and attractions.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.nbbqa.org/conference" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/2014-nbbqa-conference-trade-show#comments Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:16:00 +0000 98511 at http://nrn.com Ted J. Balestreri Leadership Classic http://nrn.com/ted-balestreri-classic-2014 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Ted J. Balestreri Leadership Classic</span> <span class="locality">Pebble Beach</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Pebble+Beach%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Marking its 22nd year, the Ted J. Balestreri Leadership Classic provides a unique opportunity for senior-level industry operators and suppliers to connect and strengthen relationships with industry peers. Attendees value the opportunity to create and renew partnerships alike while enjoying three-days of golf and leisure activities in picturesque Monterey, California.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nraef.org/Get-Involved/Attend-An-Event/Ted-J-Balestreri-Leadership-Classic " target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/ted-balestreri-classic-2014#comments Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:37:00 +0000 96441 at http://nrn.com Natural Products Expo West http://nrn.com/natural-products-expo-west-2014 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Anaheim Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Anaheim</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Anaheim%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Natural Products Expo West continues to be the leading trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry, attracting over 60,000 industry professionals and 3,000 exhibits to the Anaheim Convention Center. Rated as one of the top 200 trade shows in the US by Tradeshow Week, Natural Products Expo West continues to help attendees reach their business goals. </p> <p><a href=http://www.expowest.com/ew14/public/enter.aspx" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/natural-products-expo-west-2014#comments Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:37:00 +0000 96451 at http://nrn.com 21st Annual Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Conference http://nrn.com/21st-annual-women-chefs-and-restaurateurs-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Intercontinental Chicago Hotel</span> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>This year, the conference will explore green topics &ndash; both environmental and financial &ndash;that are of particular relevance to women in the culinary field. Celebrating and supporting women in food, the program will include:<br /> &nbsp;<br /> &middot; Breakout sessions with cooking demos, mixology tastings, and educational seminars<br /> &middot; Restaurant Dine-Arounds at Chicago&rsquo;s hot spots, such as Boarding House and Girl &amp; the Goat<br /> &middot; Keynote Addresses by top industry leaders including Chicago restaurateur Rohini Dey of Vermillion<br /> &middot; Book Signings with acclaimed female authors participating in the conference, including Ina Pinkney<br /> &middot; Silent Auction showcasing top prizes<br /> &middot; Celebrity Culinary Competitions emceed by acclaimed chef and WCR President Elect,&nbsp; Elizabeth Faulkner and award-winning Chef Gale Gand<br /> &middot; Formal Gala Reception and Awards Dinner at The Art Institute of Chicago helmed by Chef Mindy Segal and prepared by a variety of top female chefs, featuring an exclusive Callebaut Chocolate Lounge finale to sweeten up the night<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Optional additional experiences (for an added cost) will include:<br /> &nbsp;<br /> &middot; Culinary Tours at local culinary establishments like The Plant, Kendall College, and Koval Distillery<br /> &middot; Master Classes with top female chefs including Beverly Kim and Kari Underly &nbsp;<br /> <br /> <a href="http://womenchefs.org/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/21st-annual-women-chefs-and-restaurateurs-conference#comments Fri, 03 Jan 2014 19:51:00 +0000 96811 at http://nrn.com Fast Casual Trends & Directions Conference http://nrn.com/fast-casual-trends-directions-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Union Station</span> <span class="locality">Dallas</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Dallas%2C+TX%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> Restaurant industry leaders will converge at the Fast Casual 2014: Trends and Directions Conference. Attendees will gain a reliable and detailed vision of this fast-growing segment, where it&rsquo;s headed and how to capitalize on opportunities.</p> <p> Armed with powerful research and analysis, attendees are better prepared to:</p> <p> &bull; Develop business-building strategies<br /> &bull; Position or reposition their brand<br /> &bull; Refine marketing plans<br /> &bull; Assess needs of frequent guests<br /> &bull; Reach new customers<br /> &bull; Explore growth opportunities</p> <p> <a href="http://trendsanddirections.com/Fast_Casual/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/fast-casual-trends-directions-conference#comments Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:37:00 +0000 93641 at http://nrn.com Global Restaurant Investment Forum http://nrn.com/global-restaurant-investment-forum <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Conrad Dubai</span> <span class="locality">Dubai</span> <div class="country-name">United Arab Emirates</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> The Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF), the inaugural event for the restaurant and hospitality community. It is the meeting place for investors, hoteliers, owners, lenders, F&amp;B brands, restaurant concepts, franchisors, franchisees, suppliers and other key industry professionals across the region to gain confidence in the market and share best practices with the industry.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Taking place on 11-12 March in Dubai it promises to be a pioneering new event, giving attendees a place of focus to catch up with their industry peers, assess the state of the industry and create a community and platform to sow the deals for the coming year.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> <a href="http://www.restaurant-invest.com/nrn" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/global-restaurant-investment-forum#comments Fri, 04 Oct 2013 18:49:00 +0000 91161 at http://nrn.com Women's Foodservice Forum Leadership Conference http://nrn.com/wff-leadership-conference-2014 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Hilton Anatole</span> <span class="locality">Dallas</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Dallas%2C+TX%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Registration has opened for the Women’s Foodservice Forum’s 2014 Annual Leadership Development Conference. Last year’s conference had a record-breaking attendance of 2600 and sold out quickly, so plan today to make sure your team has the opportunity to attend. WFF will kick off the celebration of its 25th anniversary at this special edition, foodservice industry event.</p> <p><a href="http://annual14.wff.org/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/wff-leadership-conference-2014#comments Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:37:00 +0000 96461 at http://nrn.com NPD Group’s 2014 Foodservice Summit http://nrn.com/npd-group-s-2014-foodservice-summit <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr </div> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <span class="postal-code">60611</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=450+N+Cityfront+Plaza+Dr%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+60611%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><span style="color: rgb(86, 90, 92); font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">Make time to explore the shifting foodservice landscape in 2014. With new knowledge and expert perspectives from this year&rsquo;s Foodservice Summit, you&rsquo;ll discover what will drive consumers to visit restaurants going forward, and what is holding them back today. Put insights into action. Position your business for success.</span></p> <p style="line-height: 15.75pt;"><span style="color: rgb(86, 90, 92); font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;"><strong><span style="color: rgb(86, 90, 92); font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt;">Success In A Shifting Landscape</span></strong><span style="color: rgb(86, 90, 92); font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt;"> brings together leading foodservice operators, manufacturers, and distributors, along with our own industry analysts and special guest speakers. <o:p></o:p></span></span></p> <p style="line-height: 15.75pt;"><span style="color: rgb(86, 90, 92); font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;"><span style="color: rgb(86, 90, 92); font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt;">Will you even recognize your industry by 2020? Find out what&rsquo;s ahead and where your best opportunities exist.<o:p></o:p></span></span></p> <p><a href="http://www.npd.com/perspectives/foodservice-summit/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/npd-group-s-2014-foodservice-summit#comments Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:37:00 +0000 101411 at http://nrn.com National ProStart Invitational http://nrn.com/prostart-invitational-2014 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Hyatt Regency Minneapolis</span> <span class="locality">Minneapolis</span>, <span class="region">MN</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Minneapolis%2C+MN%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The National ProStart Invitational&reg; is the country&rsquo;s premier high school competition focused on restaurant management and culinary arts. The 13th Annual National ProStart Invitational will bring together the top ProStart&reg; students from 43 states and territories to showcase their talent, passion and skill. The winning teams will take home $1.4 million in scholarship dollars.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nraef.org/ProStart/Invitational" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/prostart-invitational-2014#comments Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:37:00 +0000 96471 at http://nrn.com UCLA Extension Restaurant Industry Conference http://nrn.com/ucla-extension-2014 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">UCLA Covel Commons</span> <span class="locality">Los Angeles</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Los+Angeles%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Professionals attending this highly regarded conference include approximately 350 restaurant operating companies, owners, C-level executives, lenders, private equity investors, investment bankers, suppliers, and professional advisors.</p> <ul> <li> Network with other restaurant owners and executives</li> <li> Learn what&#39;s behind recent success stories</li> <li> Explore new trends affecting your business</li> <li> Convenient, day-long format</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.uclaextension.edu" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/ucla-extension-2014#comments Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:37:00 +0000 96491 at http://nrn.com MenuMasters http://nrn.com/menumasters-2014 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">The Drake Hotel</span> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The MenuMasters Awards Ceremonies recognize visionary and creative foodservice professionals in Research &amp; Development, Culinary, and Menu Development. Awards are given to those who enhance the value of foodservice to consumers with exciting, industry-building innovations and breakthrough ideas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.menumasters.com/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/menumasters-2014#comments Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:37:00 +0000 96501 at http://nrn.com IFMA Gold & Silver Plate Celebration http://nrn.com/ifma-gold-silver-plate-2014 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Great Hall at Union Station</span> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>This elegant event held during NRA Week enables manufacturers to honor the nation's top operator talent. Annually IFMA grants Silver Plate Awards in nine operator categories and honors one winner with the prestigious Gold Plate Award on the night of the Celebration.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ifmaworld.com/events/gold-silver-plate/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/ifma-gold-silver-plate-2014#comments Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:37:00 +0000 96511 at http://nrn.com International Franchise Expo 2014 http://nrn.com/international-franchise-expo-2014 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Jacob K. Javits Convention Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 655 W 34th St </div> <span class="locality">New York</span>, <span class="region">NY</span> <span class="postal-code">10001</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=655+W+34th+St%2C+New+York%2C+NY%2C+10001%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Join thousands of entrepreneurs and business owners at the International Franchise Expo, the largest franchise expo in the country. Meet hundreds of proven franchise opportunities. Every industry. Every investment level. Full-time and part-time.</p> <ul> <li> Meet over 400 of the top franchises</li> <li> Take Advantage of 70 Free Seminars and In-Depth Symposia</li> <li> Discover industries that are new or many that you might not have considered</li> <li> Get advice on a wide range of financial options from the experts</li> <li> Talk face-to-face with hundreds of the best franchise opportunities expanding in our area</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://secure.events-registration.com/ife2014/?source=nrn" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/international-franchise-expo-2014#comments Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:37:00 +0000 103581 at http://nrn.com Texas Restaurant Association Marketplace http://nrn.com/texas-restaurant-association-marketplace <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">George R. Brown Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Houston</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Houston%2C+TX%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The second-largest foodservice show in the country will showcase cutting edge technology, trends and the latest innovations in the restaurant and hospitality industry over the course of two days filled with networking, deal-making, education and fun. Bringing in over 13,000 attendees and 300 exhibitors, including specialty pavilions such as a Craft Beverage Garden, Texas Farm to Fork and a Mobile Food lot, in addition to guest speakers and renowned presenters, this is a must-do event for all restaurateurs and culinary professionals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.tramarketplace.com" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/texas-restaurant-association-marketplace#comments Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:18:00 +0000 97541 at http://nrn.com MFHA 2014 Operators' Conference http://nrn.com/mfha-operators-conference-2014 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Bob Evans Headquarters</span> <div class="street-address"> 8111 Smiths Mill Rd </div> <span class="locality">New Albany</span>, <span class="region">OH</span> <span class="postal-code">43054</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=8111+Smiths+Mill+Rd+%2C+New+Albany%2C+OH%2C+43054%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Theme: &ldquo;Building Sales and Increasing Profits in Culturally Rich Work Environments&rdquo;<br /> <br /> Insights based on actual experience.<br /> <br /> A comprehensive learning event designed to equip Foodservice and Lodging Operators with the Cultural Intelligence -- knowledge, skills and insights -- needed to increase business results in multicultural environments.<br /> <br /> <a href="https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/default.aspx?EventID=1527567" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/mfha-operators-conference-2014#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 108491 at http://nrn.com 88th Hospitality Training Conference http://nrn.com/88th-hospitality-training-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Intercontinental Hotel Buckhead Atlanta</span> <span class="locality">Atlanta</span>, <span class="region">GA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Atlanta%2C+GA%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Council of Hotel &amp; Restaurant Trainers (CHART) will host their 88th Hospitality Training Conference. This premier learning forum of restaurant trainers, hotel trainers and human resource professionals features inspiring keynote speakers, interactive educational break-out sessions, and the opportunity for 300 hospitality professionals to network together and share best practices.<br /> <br /> For details on the agenda and to register visit <a href="http://www.chart.org" title="www.chart.org">www.chart.org</a> or the conference site at: <a href="http://bit.ly/CHART88" target="_blank">http://bit.ly/CHART88</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/88th-hospitality-training-conference#comments Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:26:00 +0000 101871 at http://nrn.com WFF Executive Summit http://nrn.com/wff-executive-summit <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">The Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel</span> <span class="locality">New Orleans</span>, <span class="region">LA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+New+Orleans%2C+LA%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Programming for this three-day event is designed exclusively for foodservice executive leaders and includes cutting edge keynote speakers and educational content fueled by Northwestern University&rsquo;s Kellogg School of Management. WFF has earned a reputation for providing industry executives foresight into what business will look like when looking to the future.<br /> <br /> This year, keynote speakers include Debra Benton, executive coach and mentor to the country&rsquo;s top CEOs and author of The CEO Difference: How to Climb, Crawl, and Leap Your Way to the Next Level of your Career,&rdquo; Tim Sanders, internet pioneer and best-selling author of &ldquo;Today We are Rich: Harnessing the Power of Total Confidence,&rdquo; and Dr. Angela Duckworth, one of today&rsquo;s top influential thinkers, who inspired millions with her 2013 TED Talk about &ldquo;grit&rdquo; being the key to success.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.womensfoodserviceforum.com/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/wff-executive-summit#comments Fri, 30 May 2014 17:59:00 +0000 107631 at http://nrn.com The Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo 2014 http://nrn.com/western-foodservice-hospitality-expo-2014 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Anaheim Convention Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 800 West Katella Avenue </div> <span class="locality">Anaheim</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <span class="postal-code">92802</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=800+West+Katella+Avenue%2C+Anaheim%2C+CA%2C+92802%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>At the Western Foodservice &amp; Hospitality Expo, you&#39;ll find everything you need to profit from the latest trends, charm your guests, inspire your team and reduce your costs...all to steer your operation to profitability!</p> <p>Join the largest showcase of foodservice products in the Western US. It&#39;s your one-stop source for everything you need to succeed in today&#39;s market.</p> <p><a href="http://www.westernfoodexpo.com/73/Register.htm" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/western-foodservice-hospitality-expo-2014#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 100851 at http://nrn.com Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show 2014 http://nrn.com/florida-restaurant-lodging-show-2014 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Orange County Convention Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 9800 International Drive </div> <span class="locality">Orlando</span>, <span class="region">FL</span> <span class="postal-code">32819</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=9800+International+Drive%2C+Orlando%2C+FL%2C+32819%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>In the restaurant and foodservice industry, you're constantly looking for new ideas and the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show is your source! From insightful education to palate-pleasing food and drink trends; new product options and idea generating special events – don't miss this opportunity to fine tune your business.</p> <p><a href="http://www.flrestaurantandlodgingshow.com/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/florida-restaurant-lodging-show-2014#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 100861 at http://nrn.com Meeting of the Minds 2014 http://nrn.com/meeting-minds-2014 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Old Red Museum</span> <span class="locality">Dallas</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Dallas%2C+TX%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Self Opportunity consultancy hosts its annual Meeting of the Minds Human Resources/Recruitment Conference, offering attendees the opportunity to learn more about current best practices, challenges and the opportunity to interact with others in the profession.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.selfopportunity.com/agenda.cfm" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/meeting-minds-2014#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:14:00 +0000 114811 at http://nrn.com Emeril Lagasse Golf Classic http://nrn.com/emeril-lagasse-golf-classic <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Wannamoisett Country Club</span> <div class="street-address"> 96 Hoyt Avenue </div> <span class="locality">Rumford</span>, <span class="region">RI</span> <span class="postal-code">02916</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=96+Hoyt+Avenue%2C+Rumford%2C+RI%2C+02916%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Emeril Lagasse Golf Classic hosted by Johnson &amp; Wales University supports the Emeril Lagasse Endowed Scholarship Fund, which provides $10,000 scholarships to students from the JWU College of Culinary Arts on each of JWU&rsquo;s four campuses. These scholarships help to ensure that students demonstrating great drive and talent on their paths to becoming the future leaders of the culinary industry are able to experience a top-notch education and all that JWU has to offer.<br /> <br /> Join us this year at Wannamoisett Country Club and Newport Country Club &ndash; each named by LINKS magazine (Winder 2013) as one of the 100 most prestigious private clubs in the world &ndash; and at the JWU Cuisinart Center for Culinary Excellence, the country&rsquo;s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certified culinary facility.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.jwu.edu/emerilgolfclassic/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/emeril-lagasse-golf-classic#comments Fri, 30 May 2014 17:59:00 +0000 110161 at http://nrn.com MUFSO 2014 http://nrn.com/mufso-2014 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Hyatt Dallas Regency</span> <div class="street-address"> 300 Reunion Blvd. </div> <span class="locality">Dallas</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <span class="postal-code">75207</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=300+Reunion+Blvd.%2C+Dallas%2C+TX%2C+75207%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators Conference-- or better known as MUFSO is the most comprehensive executive conference in the restaurant industry! Now in its 55th year, in addition to the ever-popular leadership content, featuring thought-provoking and inspirational Keynote Addresses that MUFSO is legendary for, the Conference Pillars represent the industry&rsquo;s most progressive content with more than 30 educational sessions spread across discipline focused tracks including: Operations, Culinary, Marketing, Restaurateur and Ideas.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.mufso.com/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/mufso-2014#comments Fri, 30 May 2014 17:59:00 +0000 111431 at http://nrn.com Michigan Restaurant Show http://nrn.com/michigan-restaurant-show <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Suburban Collection Showplace</span> <span class="locality">Novi</span>, <span class="region">MI</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Novi%2C+MI%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Michigan Restaurant Show is Michigan&#39;s strongest, most vibrant industry trade show. The Show offers opportunities for you to visit the exhibit hall for new products and Show-only specials; attend seminars; network, and watch chef demonstrations.&nbsp; This event promises to send you and your team away armed with strategies to empower and refresh your business.<br /> <br /> Register online at <a href="http://michiganrestaurantshow.org" target="_blank">michiganrestaurantshow.org</a> or by calling 800-968-9668.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/michigan-restaurant-show#comments Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:24:00 +0000 100521 at http://nrn.com Richard E. Marriott Golf Invitational http://nrn.com/richard-marriott-golf-invitational <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">TPC Sawgrass</span> <span class="locality">Ponte Vedra Beach</span>, <span class="region">FL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Ponte+Vedra+Beach%2C+FL%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Join Dick Marriott and dozens of the industry&rsquo;s top CEO&rsquo;s and senior-level executives for the 18th annual Richard E. Marriott Golf Invitational at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. This event is the single biggest fundraiser for the National Restaurant Association&rsquo;s Restaurant Advocacy Fund and a first-class, premiere event. Individuals who attend will enjoy three days of exceptional golf, two nights of hotel accommodations and meals with industry professionals from some of the most respected and successful supplier, multi-unit chain and independent restaurant companies around. This year&rsquo;s event is being held at TPC Sawgrass, home of THE PLAYERS Championship and the infamous island green<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.restaurant.org/advocacy/Support-Industry-Advocacy/Events/Richard_E_Marriott_Golf_Invitational/Overview" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/richard-marriott-golf-invitational#comments Fri, 30 May 2014 17:59:00 +0000 111411 at http://nrn.com Whole Grains: Breaking Barriers http://nrn.com/whole-grains-breaking-barriers <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Hyatt Harborside</span> <span class="locality">Boston</span>, <span class="region">MA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Boston%2C+MA%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Whole Grains Council holds a major international conference every 18-24 months. We invite everyone to enjoy a late-fall weekend in Boston, then join us toward the end of Sunday afternoon for our opening sessions. The event will run through Tuesday afternoon, getting you home in time to apply your new-found knowledge that same week.<br /> <br /> This conference will offer members, health professionals &mdash; and of course, key media &mdash; the essential information they need to fully understand today&#39;s top, pressing grain issues.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://wholegrainscouncil.org/get-involved/attend-our-conference" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/whole-grains-breaking-barriers#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:01:00 +0000 110541 at http://nrn.com Restaurant Finance & Development Conference http://nrn.com/restaurant-finance-development-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Bellagio Hotel</span> <span class="locality">Las Vegas</span>, <span class="region">NV</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Las+Vegas%2C+NV%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Restaurant Finance &amp; Development Conference is the annual financial and development conference for growing restaurant company owners and executives. Attendees have the opportunity to meet with representatives of banks, finance companies, investment banks, private equity firms, merger and acquisition specialists, real estate developers, business brokers and other financial intermediaries to find financing, make deals, and locate new business opportunities.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.restfinance.com/RFDC/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/restaurant-finance-development-conference#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 19:07:00 +0000 108161 at http://nrn.com Global Best Practices Conference 2015 http://nrn.com/globalbpc-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas</span> <div class="street-address"> 221 E. Las Colinas Blvd </div> <span class="locality">Dallas (Irving)</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <span class="postal-code">75039</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=221+E.+Las+Colinas+Blvd%2C+Dallas+%28Irving%29%2C+TX%2C+75039%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Start 2015 with the first industry outlook available as TDn2K brings together the brightest minds and biggest hearts in the hospitality industry. We&#39;ll be honoring elite companies with the Best Practices Awards, the Diamond Catalyst Award and the Heart of the Workplace Award.</p> <p>The last event was home to over 300 industry executives and honored Boston Market, Capital Grille, Cheesecake Factory, Chili&rsquo;s, LongHorn Steakhouse and White Castle; the Best Practices award winners.</p> <p><a href="http://globalbpc.net" target="_blank"><strong>Please click here for more details &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/globalbpc-2015#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 119481 at http://nrn.com 2015 Hospitality Webinar Series: Mastering the Business of Operating a Restaurant Company http://nrn.com/2015-hospitality-webinar-series-mastering-business-operating-restaurant-company <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Online</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+%2C+%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>CohnReznick&rsquo;s Hospitality Industry Practice is pleased to announce our second annual webinar series focused on the financial and operational issues top of mind for hospitality companies.</p> <p>Topics will include:</p> <ul> <li> A 2015 hospitality industry outlook</li> <li> Food and consumer trends</li> <li> Restaurant 2020: Trends of tomorrow</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://university.learnlive.com/login.aspx?brandingid=1428&amp;ref=/WebcastDesc.aspx?brandingid=1428&amp;webcast_id=98318" target="_blank"><strong>Please click here for more details &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/2015-hospitality-webinar-series-mastering-business-operating-restaurant-company#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 123081 at http://nrn.com Global Restaurant Investment Forum 2015 http://nrn.com/global-restaurant-investment-forum-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Conrad Dubai</span> <div class="street-address"> P.O. Box 115143, Sheikh Zayed Road </div> <span class="locality">Dubai</span> <div class="country-name">United Arab Emirates</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF), will showcase the hottest restaurant concepts from around the globe and give you a place to connect with investors, owners, franchisors and senior hospitality professionals, as well as assess the state of the hospitality industry and sow the deals for the coming year.</p> <p>Through close collaboration with a team of industry experts and thought leaders, GRIF 2015 will deliver a comprehensive programme that facilitates investment decision-making within the restaurant space.</p> <p><a href="http://www.restaurant-invest.com/grif15nrn" target="_blank"><strong>Please click here for more details &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/global-restaurant-investment-forum-2015#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 114941 at http://nrn.com The NAFEM Show 2015 http://nrn.com/NAFEM-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Anaheim Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Anaheim</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Anaheim%2C+TX%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The NAFEM Show features foodservice equipment and supplies from 500+ manufacturers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.thenafemshow.org//" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/NAFEM-2015#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 121671 at http://nrn.com Chain Operators Exchange (COEX) 2015 http://nrn.com/COEX-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa and Casino</span> <div class="street-address"> 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway </div> <span class="locality">Henderson</span>, <span class="region">NV</span> <span class="postal-code">89052</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=2300+Paseo+Verde+Parkway%2C+Henderson%2C+NV%2C+89052%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Chain Operators Exchange (COEX) enables chain operators to take advantage of business building insights and create personal connections with leading manufacturers. With dozens of high-profile operators on the planning committee, the program truly is created &quot;by operators, for operators.&quot;</p> <p>No other industry event provides as many opportunities to connect. At COEX, IFMA members and operators have numerous ways to engage, whether during organized one-on-one meetings, entertaining events or roundtable discussions. COEX is a one-of-a-kind networking opportunity for foodservice leaders.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ifmaworld.com/events/coex" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/COEX-2015#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 121691 at http://nrn.com Ted J. Balestreri Leadership Classic 2015 http://nrn.com/node/121701 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Pebble Beach Golf Links</span> <span class="locality">Pebble Beach</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Pebble+Beach%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Marking its 23rd year, the Ted J. Balestreri Leadership Classic provides a unique opportunity for senior-level industry operators and suppliers to connect and strengthen relationships with industry peers. Attendees value the opportunity to create and renew partnerships alike while enjoying three-days of golf and leisure activities in picturesque Monterey, California.</p><p>This unparalleled networking event not only promotes industry relationship-building at the highest levels, it also supports the next generation of industry leaders by helping NRAEF deliver its crucial educational programming. Since its inception, the Leadership Classic has raised over $2 million to support NRAEF ProStart and scholarship programs nationwide.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nraef.org/Get-Involved/Attend-An-Event/Ted-J-Balestreri-Leadership-Classic" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/node/121701#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 121701 at http://nrn.com Natural Products Expo West 2015 http://nrn.com/expo-west-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Anaheim Convention Center </span> <span class="locality">Anaheim</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Anaheim%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The world's largest and premier tradeshows for the natural, organic and healthy products industry. Business-to-business connections from supply to shelf.</p> <p><a href="http://www.expowest.com/ew15/public/enter.aspx" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/expo-west-2015#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 121711 at http://nrn.com 2015 WFF Annual Leadership Development Conference http://nrn.com/2015-wff-leadership-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Orlando World Center Marriott</span> <span class="locality">Orlando</span>, <span class="region">FL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Orlando%2C+FL%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The 2015 WFF Annual Leadership Development Conference will focus on elevating the foodservice industry, advancing organizations and developing leaders. Attendees will be inspired by key note speakers and go home with actionable insight learned in first-class breakout sessions to share with their teams and implement in their own careers.</p> <p><a href="http://annual15.wff.org/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/2015-wff-leadership-conference#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 121721 at http://nrn.com Digital Signage Expo 2015 http://nrn.com/digital-signage-expo-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Las Vegas Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Las Vegas</span>, <span class="region">NV</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Las+Vegas%2C+NV%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>DSE is the world&rsquo;s largest International trade show and conference exclusively dedicated to showcasing digital display and interactive technology solutions for customer- and employee-facing organizations. Restaurant owners and operators can avail themselves of seminar curricula geared to helping them and their marketing, financial officers and technology specialists quickly understand how to budget for, purchase, deploy and manage all aspects of a digital communications solution. DSE 2015 runs Tuesday, March 10th through Friday, March 13th 2015 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, pricing and curriculum now available to view at <a href="http://www.dse2015.com" target="_blank">www.dse2015.com</a><br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.dse2015.com" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/digital-signage-expo-2015#comments Fri, 30 May 2014 17:59:00 +0000 115731 at http://nrn.com 2015 New England Food Show http://nrn.com/2015-new-england-food-show <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Boston Convention &amp; Exhibition Center</span> <span class="locality">Boston</span>, <span class="region">MA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="42.360083">42° 21' 36.2988" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-71.058880">71° 3' 31.968" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=42.360083+-71.058880+%28%2C+Boston%2C+MA%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>An anticipated 14,000 attendees at the region&rsquo;s largest retail and foodservice market-based event will experience the latest in industry advice, foodservice equipment, food and beverage, technology, and services at over 500 exhibitor booths. The action-packed show schedule combines entertainment and education with keynote speeches from leaders in hospitality and business, fast-paced competitions featuring Boston&rsquo;s top chefs and mixologists, food and beverage education sessions, culinary demonstrations, and more.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.nefs-expo.com/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/2015-new-england-food-show#comments 42.360083 -71.058880 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:32:00 +0000 127341 at http://nrn.com 2015 Hospitality Webinar Series: Mastering the Business of Operating a Restaurant Company http://nrn.com/2015-hospitality-webinar-series-mastering-business-operating-restaurant-company-0 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Remote</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+%2C+%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>CohnReznick&rsquo;s Hospitality Industry Practice is pleased to announce our second annual webinar series focused on the financial and operational issues top of mind for hospitality companies. We invite you to register for our next presentation or access the previous webinars.<br /> <br /> <a href="https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7204389776587176705" target="_blank"><strong>Register &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/2015-hospitality-webinar-series-mastering-business-operating-restaurant-company-0#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:41:00 +0000 127531 at http://nrn.com The Foodservice EPPS http://nrn.com/foodservice-epps <div class="node-body event-body"><p>Manufacturers and suppliers of all edible food and beverage items have the opportunity to present to foodservice operators, including restaurants, hotels, colleges/universities, distributors, convenience stores, amusement parks, hospitals, airlines, cruise lines and resorts.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Caribe Royale Orlando</span> <span class="locality">Orlando</span>, <span class="region">FL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="28.538336">28° 32' 18.0096" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-81.379237">81° 22' 45.2532" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=28.538336+-81.379237+%28%2C+Orlando%2C+FL%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> Manufacturers and suppliers of all edible food and beverage items have the opportunity to present to foodservice operators, including restaurants, hotels, colleges/universities, distributors, convenience stores, amusement parks, hospitals, airlines, cruise lines and resorts. In addition to the one-on-one meetings, we will be hosting exclusive round tables and educational sessions, reviewing the latest trends and hot topics that are important to the industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/foodservice-epps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/foodservice-epps#comments 28.538336 -81.379237 Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 128701 at http://nrn.com 19th Annual UCLA Extension Restaurant Industry Conference http://nrn.com/19th-annual-ucla-extension-restaurant-industry-conference <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">UCLA Covel Commons</span> <div class="street-address"> UCLA Campus </div> <span class="locality">Los Angeles</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="34.023712">34° 1' 25.3632" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-118.426202">118° 25' 34.3272" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=34.023712+-118.426202+%28UCLA+Campus%2C+Los+Angeles%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">UCLA Extension is proud present the 19th Annual Restaurant Industry Conference in collaboration with world-leaders in brand development, food services, design innovation, operations excellence, market analysis and customer satisfaction.</p> <div style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;"> <a href="http://business.uclaextension.edu/conferences/restaurant-industry-conference/" style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;" target="_blank">More information &gt;&gt;</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/19th-annual-ucla-extension-restaurant-industry-conference#comments 34.023712 -118.426202 Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 121741 at http://nrn.com National ProStart Invitational 2015 http://nrn.com/national-prostart-invitational-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Disneyland Hotel</span> <span class="locality">Anaheim</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Anaheim%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The National ProStart Invitational&reg; is the country&rsquo;s premier high school competition focused on restaurant management and culinary arts. The 13th Annual National ProStart Invitational was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota from May 3-5, 2014.</p> <p>Top ProStart&reg; students from 43 states and territories competed in the event. This talented group of students showcased their passion and skills in front of nearly 1,000 friends and family, educators and industry leaders. In addition to those who watched the competition on-site, nearly 10,000 people followed the event via a live stream.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nraef.org/ProStart/Invitational" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/national-prostart-invitational-2015#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 121731 at http://nrn.com World Tea Expo http://nrn.com/world-tea-expo <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The World Tea Expo has dozens of booths featuring the latest in premium teas and related products, the World Tea Expo brings the world of tea right to you. This is the annual destination of anyone who is serious about being a player in the world of tea.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Long Beach Convention Center</span> <div class="street-address"> Rainbow Lagoon Path </div> <span class="locality">Long Beach</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <span class="postal-code">90802</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="33.763005">33° 45' 46.818" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-118.189277">118° 11' 21.3972" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=33.763005+-118.189277+%28Rainbow+Lagoon+Path%2C+Long+Beach%2C+CA%2C+90802%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The World Tea Expo is the leading tradeshow and conference focused 100% on premium teas and related products. Blending fresh ideas, the latest trends and new distribution channels with three days of focused buying, selling and education, World Tea Expo is your chance to capitalize on this growing category to the fullest. With dozens of booths featuring the latest in premium teas and related products, the World Tea Expo brings the world of tea right to you. This is the annual destination of anyone who is serious about being a player in the world of tea. Think of it as a global marketplace where you can connect with the people defining the future of tea!</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/world-tea-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/world-tea-expo#comments 33.763005 -118.189277 Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 132081 at http://nrn.com MenuMasters 2015 http://nrn.com/menumasters-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">The Drake Hotel</span> <div class="street-address"> 140 E Walton Pl </div> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="41.900437">41° 54' 1.5732" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-87.623405">87° 37' 24.258" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=41.900437+-87.623405+%28140+E+Walton+Pl%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The MenuMasters Awards Ceremonies recognize visionary and creative foodservice professionals in R&amp;D, Culinary and Menu Development. Awards are given to those who enhance the value of foodservice to consumers with exciting, industry-building innovations and breakthrough ideas</p> <p><a href="http://www.menumasters.com/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/menumasters-2015#comments 41.900437 -87.623405 Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 121771 at http://nrn.com NRA Show 2015 http://nrn.com/nra-show-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">McCormick Place</span> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Among 44,000+ NRA Show attendees, no two experiences are alike. And that&rsquo;s just the way it should be.</p> <p>Bring a shopping list of products. Come curious about certain approaches. Make time for attractions, education and celebrity chefs you just can&#39;t miss.</p> <p>You&#39;ll find everything that&#39;s important to your specialty&mdash;plus a floor full of other creative foodservice solutions that might surprise you as just what you&#39;ve needed. Because by coming together with your industry for four special days, opportunities come alive that exist at no other time of the year.</p> <p>Below is a taste of thousands of different ways to gain an edge, solve challenges, grow your expertise and get inspired. Just what strikes you is what makes it your Show.</p> <p><a href="http://show.restaurant.org/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/nra-show-2015#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 121751 at http://nrn.com IFMA Gold & Silver Plate Celebration 2015 http://nrn.com/ifma-gold-silver-plate-celebration-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Great Hall at Union Station</span> <div class="street-address"> 500 West Jackson </div> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=500+West+Jackson%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>This elegant event held during NRA Week enables manufacturers to honor the nation&#39;s top operator talent. Annually IFMA grants Silver Plate Awards in nine operator categories and honors one winner with the prestigious Gold Plate Award on the night of the Celebration. Often called &quot;The Academy Awards of Foodservice,&quot; the Gold &amp; Silver Plate Awards have been considered one of the industry&#39;s most prestigious honors since its creation in 1954.</p> <p>The celebration is the party of the year, featuring top chefs, live entertainment and an exquisite dinner followed by the presentation of the Gold Plate Award. This event affords the perfect opportunity to entertain operator customers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ifmaworld.com/events/gold-silver-plate/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/ifma-gold-silver-plate-celebration-2015#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 121781 at http://nrn.com International Franchise Expo 2015 http://nrn.com/international-franchise-expo-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">The Javits Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 655 W 34th Street </div> <span class="locality">New York</span>, <span class="region">NY</span> <span class="postal-code">10001</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="40.757922">40° 45' 28.5192" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-74.002485">74° 0' 8.946" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=40.757922+-74.002485+%28655+W+34th+Street%2C+New+York%2C+NY%2C+10001%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Join thousands of entrepreneurs and business owners at the International Franchise Expo, the largest franchise expo in the country. Meet hundreds of proven franchise opportunities. Every industry. Every investment level. Full-time and part-time.</p> <p><a href="https://secure.events-registration.com/ife2015/?source=nrn" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/international-franchise-expo-2015#comments 40.757922 -74.002485 Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 121791 at http://nrn.com Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo http://nrn.com/western-foodservice-hospitality-expo-1 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Los Angeles Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Los Angeles</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="34.052234">34° 3' 8.0424" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-118.243685">118° 14' 37.266" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=34.052234+-118.243685+%28%2C+Los+Angeles%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Western Foodservice &amp; Hospitality Expo will bring together 400+ vendors and 8,000+ restaurant, foodservice and professionals.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Since 1936, hundreds of thousands of restaurant and foodservice industry professionals have attended The Western Foodservice &amp; Hospitality Expo to gain experience and knowledge on how to become more informed, more educated, more competitive, and more profitable in the industry. The tradeshow and FMFSF conference, sponsored by the California Restaurant Association (<a href="http://www.calrest.org" title="www.calrest.org">www.calrest.org</a>), is the largest showcase of foodservice products in the Western US, giving attendees everything they need to know in terms of the latest trends, newest product options, and idea generating special events.</p> <p><a href="http://www.westernfoodexpo.com/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/western-foodservice-hospitality-expo-1#comments 34.052234 -118.243685 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:04:00 +0000 130401 at http://nrn.com Inaugural Olive Oil Conference http://nrn.com/inaugural-olive-oil-conference <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The Spend Wisely on Olive Oil Conference will provide simply articulated information on the benefits and uses of all classifications of olive oil as compared to other edible oils and fats.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Westin O’Hare</span> <div class="street-address"> 6100 North River Road </div> <span class="locality">Rosemont</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <span class="postal-code">60018</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="41.988844">41° 59' 19.8384" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-87.861403">87° 51' 41.0508" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=41.988844+-87.861403+%286100+North+River+Road%2C+Rosemont%2C+IL%2C+60018%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Spend Wisely on Olive Oil Conference is the first olive oil conference in North America focused on what matters most to olive oil users &ndash; Value!</p> <p>The conference will provide simply articulated information on the benefits and uses of all classifications of olive oil as compared to other edible oils and fats.&nbsp;Participants will receive tools and inspiration allowing them to promote increased usage and consumption of olive oil and an understanding of how to choose the right olive oil for various uses. Insights from experts related to health, cooking and trade will be delivered - always with a focus on practical applications. In addition to topical sessions and cooking demonstrations, channel workshops will offer attendees an opportunity to share and learn about best practices in sectors such as online sales, boutique/specialty retail, grocery, foodservice and manufacturing. Participants will gain first-hand experience by tasting a wide range of oils and enjoying olive oil enhanced meals.</p> <p><strong>CELEBRITY SPEAKERS</strong></p> <ul> <li>Award-winning NYC Chef &amp; Author,<strong><em> Chef Seamus Mullen</em></strong></li> <li>Bestselling Author, <em>The Sonoma Diet &amp; The Sonoma Cookbook, <strong>Dr. Connie Guttersen, R.D. </strong></em></li> <li>International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Savantes Founder, <strong><em>Simon Field</em></strong></li> </ul> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/inaugural-olive-oil-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/inaugural-olive-oil-conference#comments 41.988844 -87.861403 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:04:00 +0000 137681 at http://nrn.com Natural Products Expo East 2015 http://nrn.com/natural-products-expo-east-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Baltimore Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Baltimore</span>, <span class="region">MD</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Baltimore%2C+MD%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The world's largest and premier tradeshows for the natural, organic and healthy products industry. Business-to-business connections from supply to shelf.</p> <p><a href="http://www.expoeast.com/ee15/public/enter.aspx" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/natural-products-expo-east-2015#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 121801 at http://nrn.com Emeril Lagasse Golf Classic http://nrn.com/emeril-lagasse-golf-classic-0 <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The Emeril Lagasse Golf Classic supports the Emeril Lagasse Endowed Scholarship Fund at JWU, which provides $10,000 scholarships to students from the JWU College of Culinary Arts on each of JWU’s four campuses. These scholarships help to ensure that students demonstrating great drive and talent on their paths to becoming the future leaders of the culinary industry are able to experience an exceptional education and all that JWU has to offer.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Johnson &amp; Wales University</span> <div class="street-address"> 265 Harborside Boulevard </div> <span class="locality">Providence</span>, <span class="region">RI</span> <span class="postal-code">02905</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="41.787555">41° 47' 15.198" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-71.390706">71° 23' 26.5416" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=41.787555+-71.390706+%28265+Harborside+Boulevard%2C+Providence%2C+RI%2C+02905%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; font-family: 'Titillium Web', sans-serif; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 16px; line-height: 22.3999996185303px;">The Emeril Lagasse Golf Classic supports the Emeril Lagasse Endowed Scholarship Fund at JWU, which provides $10,000 scholarships to students from the JWU College of Culinary Arts on each of JWU&rsquo;s four campuses. These scholarships help to ensure that students demonstrating great drive and talent on their paths to becoming the future leaders of the culinary industry are able to experience an exceptional education and all that JWU has to offer.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emeril-lagasse-golf-classic-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emeril-lagasse-golf-classic-0#comments 41.787555 -71.390706 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:04:00 +0000 139051 at http://nrn.com MUFSO Conference 2015 http://nrn.com/mufso-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Hyatt Dallas Regency at Reunion</span> <div class="street-address"> 300 Reunion Blvd. </div> <span class="locality">Dallas</span>, <span class="region">TX</span> <span class="postal-code">75207</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="32.775907">32° 46' 33.2652" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-96.809503">96° 48' 34.2108" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=32.775907+-96.809503+%28300+Reunion+Blvd.%2C+Dallas%2C+TX%2C+75207%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators Conference-- or better known as MUFSO is the most comprehensive executive conference in the restaurant industry! Now in its 55th year, in addition to the ever-popular leadership content, featuring thought-provoking and inspirational Keynote Addresses that MUFSO is legendary for, the Conference Pillars represent the industry&rsquo;s most progressive content with more than 30 educational sessions spread across discipline focused tracks including: Operations, Culinary, Marketing, Restaurateur and Ideas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mufso.com" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/mufso-2015#comments 32.775907 -96.809503 Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:00:00 +0000 117631 at http://nrn.com Richard E. Marriott Golf Invitational http://nrn.com/richard-e-marriott-golf-invitational-0 <div class="node-body event-body">Join Dick Marriott and other industry leaders from September 29 – October 1 at Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina.</div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Pinehurst Resort</span> <span class="locality">Pinehurst </span>, <span class="region">NC</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="35.195435">35° 11' 43.566" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-79.469477">79° 28' 10.1172" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=35.195435+-79.469477+%28%2C+Pinehurst+%2C+NC%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.3333330154419px; line-height: 20px;">Join Dick Marriott and other industry leaders from September 29 &ndash; October 1 at Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina. This is your chance to play the famous Pinehurst No. 2, host of the 2014 U.S. Open, as well as other top-rated courses, all while supporting the important work of the National Restaurant Association&rsquo;s Restaurant Advocacy Fund.&nbsp;</span></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/richard-e-marriott-golf-invitational-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/richard-e-marriott-golf-invitational-0#comments 35.195435 -79.469477 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:04:00 +0000 140151 at http://nrn.com Michigan Restaurant Show http://nrn.com/michigan-restaurant-show-0 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Suburban Collection Showplace</span> <span class="locality">Novi</span>, <span class="region">MI</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="42.480590">42° 28' 50.124" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-83.475491">83° 28' 31.7676" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=42.480590+-83.475491+%28%2C+Novi%2C+MI%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Register online at <a href="http://michiganrestaurantshow.org" target="_blank">michiganrestaurantshow.org</a> or by calling 800-968-9668.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The Michigan Restaurant Show is Michigan&#39;s strongest, most vibrant industry trade show. The Show offers opportunities for you to visit the exhibit hall for new products and Show-only specials; attend seminars; network, and watch chef demonstrations.&nbsp; This event promises to send you and your team away armed with strategies to empower and refresh your business.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> If you have any questions, please contact Adriane at 517-377-3928, or <a href="mailto:adrianed@mramail.org">adrianed@mramail.org</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/michigan-restaurant-show-0#comments 42.480590 -83.475491 Fri, 01 May 2015 18:49:00 +0000 132561 at http://nrn.com IFMA Presidents Conference 2015 http://nrn.com/ifma-presidents-conference-2015 <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Scotsdale, AZ</span> <span class="locality">Scotsdale</span>, <span class="region">AZ</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=%2C+Scotsdale%2C+AZ%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>This premier top-to-top conference attracts leaders from across the foodservice industry including senior-level operators, distributors, and manufacturers. This annual invite-only strategic forum features major research addressing compelling issues facing the foodservice supply chain. Sessions also feature highly interactive discussions to help attendees gain in-depth key learnings on critical issues. Numerous networking opportunities are also a hallmark of the conference providing important interaction for foodservice channel partners.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ifdaonline.org/Events/IFMA-IFDA-Presidents-Conference" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/ifma-presidents-conference-2015#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 121811 at http://nrn.com West Coast Franchise Expo http://nrn.com/west-coast-franchise-expo <div class="node-body event-body">West Coast Franchise Expo will attract hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of prospective franchisees to the Anaheim Convention Center Nov. 12-14th, 2015.</div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Anaheim Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Anaheim</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="33.835293">33° 50' 7.0548" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-117.914504">117° 54' 52.2144" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=33.835293+-117.914504+%28%2C+Anaheim%2C+CA%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>West Coast Franchise Expo will attract hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of prospective franchisees to the Anaheim Convention Center Nov. 12-14<sup>th</sup>, 2015. Domestic and international franchise brands, priced from less than $10,000 to more than $1-million, many from the restaurant industry, will be looking for single/multi-unit franchisees, master licensees and developers for West Coast expansion. Prime exhibit space still available; free admission tickets for attendees. Details at <a href="http://www.wcfexpo.com/">www.wcfexpo.com</a>.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/west-coast-franchise-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/west-coast-franchise-expo#comments 33.835293 -117.914504 Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:04:00 +0000 140271 at http://nrn.com Hotel, Motel & Restaurant Supply Show of The Southeast http://nrn.com/hotel-motel-restaurant-supply-show-southeast <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Myrtle Beach Convention Center </span> <span class="locality">Myrtle Beach</span>, <span class="region">SC</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="33.689060">33° 41' 20.616" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-78.886694">78° 53' 12.0984" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=33.689060+-78.886694+%28%2C+Myrtle+Beach%2C+SC%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Supply Show of the Southeast show floor has provided Independent Owners and Operators access to the leading Hospitality Industry Suppliers for almost four decades.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.hmrsss.com/whyattend.php" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://nrn.com/hotel-motel-restaurant-supply-show-southeast#comments 33.689060 -78.886694 Mon, 09 Feb 2015 21:05:00 +0000 125831 at http://nrn.com NRA Show 2016 http://nrn.com/nra-show-2016 <div class="node-body event-body"><p>NRA Show 2016: The International Foodservice Marketplace, presented by the National Restaurant Association.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">McCormick Place</span> <span class="locality">Chicago</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="41.878114">41° 52' 41.2104" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-87.629798">87° 37' 47.2728" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=41.878114+-87.629798+%28%2C+Chicago%2C+IL%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Among 44,000+ NRA Show attendees, no two experiences are alike. And that&rsquo;s just the way it should be.</p> <p>Bring a shopping list of products. Come curious about certain approaches. Make time for attractions, education and celebrity chefs you just can&#39;t miss.</p> <p>You&#39;ll find everything that&#39;s important to your specialty&mdash;plus a floor full of other creative foodservice solutions that might surprise you as just what you&#39;ve needed. Because by coming together with your industry for four special days, opportunities come alive that exist at no other time of the year.</p> <p>Below is a taste of thousands of different ways to gain an edge, solve challenges, grow your expertise and get inspired. Just what strikes you is what makes it your Show.</p> <p><a href="http://show.restaurant.org/" target="_blank"><strong>More information &gt;&gt;</strong></a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/nra-show-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/nra-show-2016#comments 41.878114 -87.629798 Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:52:00 +0000 138721 at http://nrn.com