Supply Chain Management



The Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group Fall Conference is Oct. 22-23 in Orlando.

About the Supply Chain Management Group

The Supply Chain Management Executive Study Group is a community of restaurant and hospitality supply chain professionals who meet twice a year for a spring and fall conference. Built and managed by a committee of restaurant supply chain operators, the conference agenda topics and speakers are chosen based on operator feedback to ensure everything you learn can be implemented into your day-to-day responsibilities.

Attendance Policy

Attendance at our bi-annual conference is open to restaurant operators and those who work for restaurant or hospitality companies. Consultants who are neither restaurant operators nor suppliers can attend under the consultant category. Product or services providers must sponsor the conference in order to attend. Questions? Contact Lo Mittelbronn, Supply Chain Management Program Director.


The full agenda will be announced soon! Topics that will be covered include:

Fast Break Presentations:

  • Economic Overview
  • Food Safety
  • Packaging Regulations
  • Success Stories

Breakout Sessions:

  • Navigating a Career in Supply Chain
  • Negotiations
  • Future Trends
  • Program Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Traceability/Distribution
When booking your flight, please note that the Welcome Reception & Dinner wil begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22 and the conference will adjourn at 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23. 




Lt. Col. Waldo Waldman, Decorated Fighter Pilot, NYT Bestselling Author & Speaker

Flying solo? You might think so. But take a good look around... you have support staff. You have managers. You have suppliers and distributors. And you have colleagues, family members and significant others.

By placing your trust in those around you—you can overcome obstacles, adapt to change, and achieve success during adverse times. By placing your trust in your Wingmen and by being a Wingman to others, there is no mission you can’t complete.

Through captivating stories, business lessons, and high energy video, Waldo will take you on an unforgettable journey of high performance and excellence in extremely competitive and demanding environments.


National Restaurant Association Member*: $199
Non-Member: $299

Consultants: We recognize the role third party supply chain organizations play in our industry and are extending the ability for consultants to register as operators. Choose the Operator--Member or Operator--Non-Member category when registering and please restrict your organization's attendees to those in supply chain roles -- procurement, logistics, quality assurance, etc. 

*Sending a team? National Restaurant Association members receive a discount on registration. If you're sending your team, contact to add their names and email addresses to your company roster to ensure they receive the member rate.

Operator cancellation policy: Cancellations received by 11:59 p.m. ET on August 20, 2019 will be fully refunded. Cancellations between August 21 and September 25, 2019 will be assessed a 50% administration fee. Cancellations after September 25 will not receive a refund.

Conference Hotel

The conference is being held at:
Hyatt Regency
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 284-1234
Room Rate: $259/night + tax
Room Block Deadline: Mon., September 30, 2019

Registration for the conference does not guarantee you a room reservation; you are still required to make your own reservation via your registration confirmation email. Please register for the conference before you make your room reservation.


Product and service providers are allowed to attend only as sponsors. Our sponsorships are sold out for this year; please contact Lo Mittelbronn if you are interested in becoming a sponsor in 2020.