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Best business discussions are sparked from unique activities

Special events taking place throughout Restaurant Directions act as jumping-off points for relationship building. Within the 2018 program, there are several valuable ways for you to expand your network, test new products, learn from the success of others, attain new clients and tell others about your business. Check out the list!

RD PAVILION EXPLORATION

This is the exhibition portion of the 2018 agenda where all attendees gather to uncover the latest in food, beverages and equipment. Just a few hours in the RD Pavilion can deliver years of important insights, exclusive intelligence and meaningful relationships. You’re guaranteed to “see it first at RD.”

Check out the new products that will be featured at the show!

RD AFTER DARK

At Restaurant Directions, the fun, excitement and networking opportunities extend well beyond the ballrooms. RD After Dark is the final evening event of the 2018 program and THE place to unwind after a full day of education and exploration.

Full entertainment details will be posted shortly.

FUTURE 50 EMERGING CHAINS OF THE YEAR

We recognize this year’s class of high-growth, high-potential concepts within the fastest-growing menu segments, followed by a panel discussion on their brand positioning, consumer appeal and of course, their expansion strategies.

MEET & GREETS

Rub elbows with the speakers you see on Restaurant Directions’ general session stage. Nowhere else can you get this kind of access to industry and national leaders. Meet & Greets will take place throughout the RD Pavilion. This is your opportunity to shake hands, ask questions and even get your photo taken with the high-profile figures at Restaurant Directions 2018.

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