National Restaurant Association Show presents new twist on traditional keynote address
(Chicago) The National Restaurant Association announces a new format for the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show®’s longstanding keynote address. This year, Dawn Sweeney, President and CEO of the National Restaurant Association, will host three thought-leading executives who are reinventing the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industry during “Signature ’16: Turn the Tables.” Sweeney will facilitate an open discussion between these change-agents and the industry at-large, challenging attendees to stretch their thinking about how to transform their business. Signature ’16: Turn the Tables, presented by American Express, takes place on Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m. at McCormick Place’s Grand Ballroom.
Signature ’16 will pose provocative questions and bring thought-leaders to discuss them with the NRA Show audience. For example:
To follow the conversation in real-time, track and engage #Signature16 on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. NRA Show 2016 will be held May 21-24 and BAR at NRA Show will be held May 22-23 at Chicago’s McCormick Place. To register, please visit Restaurant.org/Attend/Registration.
The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show® is the largest annual gathering of restaurant, foodservice, and lodging professionals in the world. NRA Show® 2016 will be held May 21-24 at McCormick Place in Chicago, and the 2016 BAR at NRA Show Event, held in conjunction with NRA Show, will take place May 22-23. The events attract 66,000+ attendees and visitors from all 50 states and 100+ countries, and showcase the latest products, services, innovative ideas, up-to-the-minute information about trends and issues, and growth opportunities. For more information, visit the NRA Show and BAR websites at Restaurant.org/Show and Restaurant.org/BAR and find the NRA Show on Twitter @NRAShow, Facebook, Instagram @NRAShow, YouTube, Flickr, Pinterest and our year-round content hub Brainfeed.
About the National Restaurant Association
Founded in 1919, the National Restaurant Association is the leading business association for the restaurant industry, which comprises nearly 1 million restaurant and foodservice outlets and a workforce of 15 million employees. Together with 52 State Associations, we are a network of professional organizations dedicated to serving every restaurant through advocacy, education, and food safety. We sponsor the industry's largest trade show (National Restaurant Association Show); leading food safety training and certification program (ServSafe); unique career-building high school program (the NRAEF's ProStart). For more information, visit Restaurant.org and find @WeRRestaurants on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
Mollie K. O'Dellmodell@restaurant.org 202-331-5900