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August 2 | 10:00 am - August 3 | 3:00 pm

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Join Florida’s most influential hospitality power players and top-level executives in pursuit of THE best practices and business trends to increase overall sales and customer satisfaction.


Keynotes

Erin Moran

Chief Culture Officer | Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group


AGENDA

Learn from an enlightening line-up of speakers and educational sessions with topics in the areas of:

  • Plan to be Spontaneous Tomorrow: Up Your #RealTimeMarketing Game!
  • My Website is Better than Yours: How to Make an Impact
  • Biggest Bang for your Buck: Working with Small Marketing Budgets
  • Values-Based Company: Transforming Businesses For Good
  • Staff Superstars: How to Find Them and Keep Them
  • Restaurant Technology:  Where is it going and how do I decide what I need?

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REGISTER

Online Registration: $199 (Ends July 19) | At the Door Registration: $229
Contributing Sponsor: $140.20  (Bring 10+ team members and save 30%) | Promo ends July 19th


ACCOMMODATIONS

This year’s Summit will be at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa. Situated on a private beach, this Fort Lauderdale resort offers tranquility with easy access to Fort Lauderdale airport and top attractions including Las Olas Boulevard. Enjoy the sunshine, breathtaking views, and thoughtful amenities while attending the VIP hospitality industry event of the year.


Night Out in the Venice of the Americas

Dine and drink at local FRLA member establishments in Fort Lauderdale, on and around Las Olas Boulevard!

15th Street Fisheries | 1900 SE 15th St, Fort Lauderdale
3030 Ocean at Marriott Harbor Beach | 3030 Holiday Dr, Fort Lauderdale
Acquario at Lago Mar | 1700 S Ocean Ln, Fort Lauderdale
American Social | 721 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Big City Tavern | 609 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Boatyard | 1555 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale
Bravo Ristorante | 1515 SE 17th Street Cswy, Fort Lauderdale
Carrabba’s Italian Grill | 1430 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale
The Cheesecake Factory | 600 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Coco Asian Bistro & Bar | 1841 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale
Coconuts | 429 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Duffy’s Sports Grill | 1804 Cordova Rd, Fort Lauderdale
Golden Lyon Vintage Pub at Riverside Hotel | 620 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Grille 401 | 401 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Grille 66 & Bar at Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six | 2301 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale
Indigo Restaurant at Riverside Hotel | 620 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Naked Crab Seafood Kitchen & Cocktail Bar at B Ocean | 1140 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
New River Grill & Pizza | 701 S Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale
Pelican Landing at Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six | 2301 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale
Preston’s Wine & Martini Lounge at Riverside Hotel | 620 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar | 1313 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Royal Pig Pub & Kitchen | 350 Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Sky Thai Sushi | 350 E Las Olas Blvd, Ste 130, Fort Lauderdale
Spazio 239 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Thursday’s Fort Lauderdale 1521 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Tsukuro 225 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Waterway Room at Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina | 1881 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale
Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille at Riverside Hotel | 620 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Wreck Bar at B Ocean | 1140 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
Yolo 333 E Las Olas Blvd, Ste 130, Fort Lauderdale

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SPONSORSHIP

Build relationships with industry leaders that will bring value to your business and help you expand your network. Powerhouse decision makers from Coca-Cola, Marriott, Disney, Firehouse Subs, MillerCoors, Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Tijuana Flats, The Ritz-Carlton and Bloomin’ Brands attend as well as an independent entrepreneurial representation from Gecko’s Hospitality Group, Riverside Hotel, Datz Restaurant Group, Hawks Cay Resort and Ocean’s 234 continue to attend year-after-year.

Collaborate and share inspirational ideas with our best-in-class supplier partners; events such as these would not be made possible without their support and participation.

Thank you to our 2017 Summit sponsors!


FRLA Gives Back

Children of Restaurant Employees (CORE) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that FRLA is supporting at the 2017 Marketing + Operations Summit. They will have a booth in our Sponsor Networking Lobby and donations will be accepted throughout the entirety of the event. Recommended donations of $30 will give you the opportunity to win a 3 day/2 night hotel stay at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa or a Bose Speaker.

Our Mission: to support the children of food and beverage employees navigating life-altering circumstances or conditions.
Our Vision: to bring support, joy, and a sense of caring for food and beverage families during times of extreme emotional and financial strain.

Since 2004, CORE has raised almost $2M and provided support to over 165 children from across the industry and the country. CORE recognizes that the core of our industry, the hospitality industry, are the millions of employees who work in food and beverage establishments across the US and that the core of these employees’ families are their children. In times of extreme emotional and financial strain brought on by family death, injury or diagnosed medical condition, loss of home, or other sudden or extreme circumstances, it can be difficult to make sure all children in the family feel safe and valued. CORE is committed to helping these children feel valued, special, and safe during these times of hardship.

Get connected: @CoreGives #CoreGives #GivingBacktoOurOwn


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Details

Start:
August 2 | 10:00 am
End:
August 3 | 3:00 pm
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Website:
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Organizer

Marjorie Stone
Phone:
850-524-1747
Email:
mstone@frla.org
Website:
www.frla.org/chapters/central

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

Platinum Sponsors

Visit Florida

Silver Sponsors

Breakout Speaker Sponsors

Rumberger

Brochure Sponsor

PrimeNet

Name Badge Sponsor

Welcome Bag Sponsor

Night Cap Sponsor