Events & Groups

Tap the expertise of leading industry experts to stay on top of changes, challenges and innovations. 

Networking Groups

Exchange best practices and share business strategies with other restaurant executives in your profession. Our 12 networking groups offer forums to discuss opportunities, challenges and solutions. The groups’ conferences, online communities and networking events help restaurant executives position their companies for success.

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Restaurant Innovation Summit

This year we brought together restaurant professionals for an inspiring and collaborative exchange of ideas that helped to shape the way restaurants use emerging technology. We focused on data alchemy - the amazing innovations that can be created with data stewardship and insights.

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Connect with restaurant professionals through the National Restaurant Association’s online communities.

Council Tech Tour

In a pilot program, the National Restaurant Association brought together 30+ industry leaders with some of the most dynamic companies in creative technology – Facebook, Google, PayPal, Visa and Yelp – to explore innovations in technology and how they may be applied to our businesses.

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