The 18th Annual FSTEC Fall Conference & Exhibition is coming to New Orleans, September 21-23, 2014 at the Sheraton New Orleans. Louisiana Restaurant Association members receive complimentary admission to the industry’s longest running technology conference in the U.S. that focuses exclusively on foodservice. Education and insights are some of the top reasons foodservice operators attend FSTEC, which allows them to experience the most recent developments and use them to grow their business.
Attendees are top level decision makers from chain and multi-unit restaurant companies as well as regional and local operators from all segments looking for technology solutions. This year, at FSTEC 2014, all of the following channels will be represented: quick service, fast casual, family and casual and fine dining restaurants; colleges and universities; business and industry, onsite catering and delivery; entertainment and sport venues, convenience stores; pubs, taverns and nightclubs; travel, cruise and lodging and gaming.
Guided by FSTEC’s expert advisory board, the 2014 program has been designed to be one of the best networking and experience-sharing forums in the industry. With more than 10 hours of education, attendees will learn from industry experts and visionaries who are leading the way in implementing the latest technology into their operations. Among them are LRA Past Chair Ralph Brennan, owner of Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group; Steve Barrow, VP of Information Systems of Luby’s/Fuddruckers; Rachel Phillips-Luther, VP of Marketing for Zoes Kitchen; Kristen Hartman, VP of Marketing for Cinnabon—Focus Brands; and David Starmer, VP of IT, Store Systems for Dunkin’ Donuts.
Overall, FSTEC offers a great opportunity to meet face-to-face with your peers allowing you to build relationships with some of the industry’s top leaders and decision makers. There truly is no better forum for new ideas and solutions to foodservice technology issues and opportunities.
Attend Educational Workshops and listen to exceptional speakers discuss topics such as: social media, back-of-the-house solutions, tablets, mobile, customer engagement and much more.