2007 Restaurant Executive Summit
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Theme: Innovative Strategies for Driving Growth

Monday, September 17, 2007 / Arrival Day
10:00 am - Noon Registration Open
12:00 - 5:00 pm Golf
3:00 - 7:30 pm Registration Open
6:30 - 7:30 pm Opening Cocktail Reception
Evening Sponsor Events
Tuesday, September 18, 2007 / FIRST DAY OF SESSIONS
8:00 am - 3:30 pm Registration Open
8:00 - 9:00 am Networking Breakfast
9:00 - 9:10 am

Welcome Remarks & Keynote Introduction

9:10 - 10:00 am

OPENING KEYNOTE:
INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES FOR DRIVING GROWTH

10:05 - 10:55 am

GENERAL SESSION #1
GIVING GUESTS A REASON TO RETURN

10:55 - 11:35 am Networking Coffee Break
11:35 am- 12:25 pm

GENERAL SESSION #2 (PANEL)
FINANCE-BASED DECISION MAKING

12:25 - 1:45 pm

TOPIC TABLE LUNCHEON

1:50 - 2:40 pm

GENERAL SESSION #3
LOCATION GROWTH: Geography, Demographics, Site Selection and Beyond

2:45 - 3:35 pm

GENERAL SESSION #4 (PANEL)
NEXT-GENERATION TECNOLOGIES FOR ENABLING GROWTH

3:35 - 4:00 pm

Coffee Networking Break

4:00 - 4:50 PM GENERAL SESSION #5
BUILDING A MOTIVATED & ACCOUNTABLE WORKFORCE
4:50 - 5:15 pm BREAKTHROUGH AWARDS
7:00 - 9:00 pm Reception
Wednesday September 19, 2007 / SECOND DAY OF SESSIONS; CLOSING DAY
8:00 am - Noon Registration Open
8:00 - 9:00 am Networking Breakfast
9:00 - 9:05 am

DAY TWO OPENING COMMENTS:
Abigail Lorden, HT Editor

9:05 - 9:55 am

SECOND DAY KEYNOTE:
STRATEGIC BRAND MARKETING

10:00 - 10:50 am

GENERAL SESSION #6 (PANEL)
SECURING PAYMENTS IN THE 21ST CENTURY

10:50 - 11:20 am

Networking Coffee Break

11:20 am - 12:10 pm GENERAL SESSION #7
TAKING YOUR CONCEPT-BASED CHAIN TO THE NEXT LEVEL
12:10 PM Closing Comments: Lenore O'Meara
12:10 pm Restaurant Executive Summit Concludes