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Future-focused: Join us at the Restaurant Innovation Summit, Sept. 13-15

 
Virtual restaurants. Salad-making robots. Chatbot ordering. 
 
You name it, and we’re talking about it at this fall’s most provocative industry conference, the National Restaurant Association’s fourth annual Restaurant Innovation Summit
 
Join us for an all-star speaker lineup as innovative restaurant marketers and technologists head to Austin, Texas, from Sept. 13 to 15.
 
It’s a celebration of food, marketing and tech – a future-focused event that’s relevant for today. Leave with actionable steps to drive your restaurant company forward. Get ideas and lessons learned from leading restaurant brands. Hear how restaurant guests are changing, what they expect from you, and how you can take advantage of the upheavals.
 
What you’ll experience in three days in Austin: 
 
  • 20+ sessions featuring restaurant industry, marketing and technology experts.
  • Network with 200+ restaurant industry innovators and leaders. 
  • Engage in bootcamps, workshops, a technology showcase, and more. 
  • An evening event with live music and great food.
What you’ll learn. Hear noted speakers talk about: 
 
  • How to use live-streaming video to engage with your guests.
  • What it takes to go all-delivery, zero storefront – learn about the new “virtual restaurant.”
  • How top restaurant brands are connecting with guests on mobile devices.
  • Taking orders in new ways: chatbots, audio ordering and more.
  • Predictive ordering – using the data you have to offer guests their next order before they even ask.
  • How to think like a venture capitalist as you invest in technology solutions.
  • How three robotics companies are about to change the way restaurants operate.
  • Answers to the worries that keep you up at night, from cybersecurity to how to ride the wave of emerging payments platforms.
  • The future of food. 
Speakers include: 
 
  • Roy Choi, food truck legend and chef 
  • Rob Wilder, food tech angel and founding partner, ThinkFoodGroup
  • Karen Webster, PYMNTS.com
  • Paul Cutsinger, Amazon
  • Wiley Cerilli, CEO and co-founder, Good Uncle
  • Daren Martin, author, the Culture Architect
  • Stacey Peterson, CIO, Wingstop
  • Justin Massa, director, business strategy, IDEO
  • And many more … See agenda
Who should attend:
 
  • Restaurant marketing execs, from digital to content marketing
  • Restaurant technologists
  • Fans of innovation
You’ll also get …
 
  • Networking events
  • Opening reception featuring robotics and virtual reality experiences
  • RIS Live!, dinner and music at Brazos Hall, Austin’s premier live-music venue. 

Register today.

 
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