SCHEDULE

Monday, October 9 – Conference Day 1

8:30– 9:15 am       
VIP Book Signing Event with Danny Meyer
(Separate Ticket Required)

9:30 am – 11 am      
Keynote Presentation:  Danny Meyer
Union Square Hospitality Group // Shake Shack

11:15 – 11:30 am
Break // Exhibit Floor Open

11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Culture Club:  How Colorado Restaurateurs are Creating a Lasting Culture that Keeps Employees Engaged
Panel Discussion

12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Dedicated Expo Floor time – No Sessions

Tuesday, October 10 – Conference Day 2

9 – 10:00 a.m.
Breakout Sessions

Session 1:  Breaking Bad Behavior: Employee Behavior Do’s and Don’ts
Speaker:  Todd Fredrickson //  Fisher & Phillips LLP

Session 2:  The New Age of Immigration Compliance
Speaker:  Ceridwen Koski // Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Session 3: Butts in Seats – Five Insider Tips to Increase your New Customers and your Bottom Line
Speaker:  Mark Torres // Vertivine Digital Marketing

10 – 10:15 am
Break

10:15 – 11:15 am
Breakout Sessions

Session 1: Sex, Drugs and Tip Pooling
Speaker: Todd Fredrickson // Fisher & Phillips LLP

Session 2: Avoiding Drive-By ADA Lawsuits
Panel Discussion

Session 3: Small Business Resources: A Case Study
Speaker: Lorena Cantarovici // Owner, Maria Empanada

Session 4: Today’s Word-of-Mouth:  Online Reputation Management for your Restaurant
Speaker: Emma Vaughn // Main Street Hub

11:15 – 11:30 p.m.
Break

11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Breakout Sessions

Session 1: Tips(y):  Top Liquor License Violations and How to Avoid Them
Speaker: Adam Stapen // Dill, Dill, Carr, Stonbraker & Hutchings P.C.

Session 2: Cutting Through The Noise:  Leveraging Media to Promote Your Restaurant
Panel Discussion Led by B Public Relations

Session 3: Sustainable Food Sourcing:  Opportunities and Challenges
Panel Discussion Led by Sara Brito // Good Food 100

Session 4:  Traceability – Key to Providing Transparency and a Visible Supply Chain
Speaker:  Jeanne Duckett // Avery Dennison RBIS

12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Dedicated Expo Floor time – No Sessions