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Schedule 2018-09-11T15:05:36+00:00

Colorado Restaurant Show Schedule

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Monday, September 17, 2018 – Onsite Registration Opens at 8 a.m.

Keynote and General Session
9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Opening Keynote: Amanda Cohen of Dirt Candy – Gender and the Restaurant Industry

10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. A Colorado Conversation Panel: Women in the Industry
10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions
Session 1 – Bars: The Original Tinder (How to Increase Your Bar Business)
Session 2 – Butts in Seats: Three Digital Tricks to Get Bodies in the Door Without Breaking the Bank
Session 3 – Meatless Matters: Discovering Plant Based Dishes For Your Menu
Session 4 – #MeToo #YouToo #WhatToDo: Responding to Allegations of Discrimination and Harassment in Light of #MeToo and #TimesUp
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
Session 1 – Proven Strategies for Reducing Turnover
Session 2 – Not Just for Ninjas: Handling Sharp Objects Safely… and More Kitchen Tips
Session 3 – Tipping the Scale: Growing Your Business
Session 4 – What I Learned When I Learned Facebook Ads
12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open (Mile High Ballroom)
12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Ask the Expert!
We’ll have attorneys and professional experts on the exhibit floor (near booths 808-810) there to provide free advice during our show!
12:30 to 4:00 p.m. both days – National Restaurant Consultants: Strategies to increase sales, reduce expenses and increase profits! Plus, enter into a drawing to win a free two day Operations Analysis!
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. – Fisher & Phillips Law Firm: Labor & Employment Law, Wage & Hour Law, International Employment, ADA/Public Accommodations Issues
1:30 to 2:15 p.m. – Dill and Dill Law Firm: Criminal Defense (DUI, Traffic), Liquor Licenses (applications, renewals, transfers), Liquor License Violations and Suspensions, Zoning
2:15 to 3:00 p.m. – Vertivine Digital Marketing: Web Design & Mobile, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media, Reviews, Wi-Fi Marketing, Google, Facebook & Yelp Assitance.
3:00 to 4:00 p.m. – Feldman Nagel Margulis Law Firm: Business Formation, Financing & Tax, Lease Agreements and Real Estate, Restaurant Restructurings, Trademarks & Patents, Vendor & Distribution Agreements

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 – Onsite Registration Opens at 8 a.m.

9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions
Session 1 – Help Them Help You: Working with Restaurant Media
Session 2 – The Game of Finance: Using Your Financial Statements to Make Smart Decisions
Session 3 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Practical HR Practices
Session 4 – Food & Science
General Session
10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. National Issues Update: What You Don’t Know, May Hurt You!
10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Sustainability of the Foodservice Professional
Keynote
11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Closing Keynote: Marcus Samuelsson – Yes, Chef

12:20 p.m. Book signing to follow. More details coming soon!
12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open (Mile High Ballroom)
12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Ask the Expert!  
We’ll have attorneys and professional experts on the exhibit floor (near booths 808-810) there to provide free advice during our show!
12:30 to 4:00 p.m. both days – National Restaurant Consultants: Strategies to increase sales, reduce expenses and increase profits! Plus, enter into a drawing to win a free two day Operations Analysis!
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. – Fisher & Phillips Law Firm: Labor & Employment Law, Wage & Hour Law, International Employment, ADA/Public Accommodations Issues
1:30 to 2:15 p.m. – Custom Channels: Music Licensing, Copyright Law, ASCAP, BMI & SESAC questions, legal questions about playing music in your restaurant
2:15 to 3:00 p.m. – Vertivine Digital Marketing: Web Design & Mobile, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media, Reviews, Wi-Fi Marketing, Google, Facebook & Yelp Assistance
3:00 to 4:00 p.m. – Feldman Nagel Margulis Law Firm: Business Formation, Financing & Tax, Lease Agreements and Real Estate, Restaurant Restructurings, Trademarks & Patents, Vendor & Distribution Agreements