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Special events taking place throughout FSTEC are meant as jumping-off points for relationship building. Within the 2016 program, there are several valuable ways for you to expand your knowledge, learn from the success of others, attain new clients and tell others about your business.

This is your opportunity to propel you to the next level professionally, while simultaneously enhancing different aspects of your personal life. Check out the list below!

Boot Camps

Sunday’s Boot Camps deliver strategies meant to strengthen and condition your business. Learn how different technologies are affecting different departments across various channels in foodservice including, HR, Local Operations, Marketing, On-Site and Retail. Be sure to book an early flight so you don’t miss these important sessions.

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Industry Study Hall Breakfast

OPERATORS ONLY! These breakout study sessions will cover success stories, current challenges and new technologies specific to your segment including, quick service restaurants (QSRs), fast-casual dining, casual dining, on-site, fine dining and independent operations. Take this opportunity to converse with peers and share best practices.

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Technology Showcase

FSTEC’s highly anticipated Technology Showcase is the ultimate opportunity for buyers and vendors to connect. Build and develop professional relationships with top suppliers and learn about new opportunities to enhance your foodservice operations. Here, attendees navigate their way through rows of the industry’s latest promotions, newest products and most innovative concepts in foodservice technology, equipment, services and supplies.

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IFBTA After Hours Reception

When you attend FSTEC, the fun, excitement and networking opportunities extend well beyond the ballrooms and breakout rooms. The IFBTA After Hours Reception is the final evening event of the 2016 program and is THE place to unwind after a full day of education and exploration. End FSTEC 2016 on a positive note, while setting the stage for successful future business endeavors.

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Restaurant Business/FSTEC Awards

To celebrate and recognize the great strides the foodservice industry is making in regards to technology, applications, mobility and social media, FSTEC and Restaurant Business magazine have teamed up yet again to recognize 12 digital all-stars. We’re honoring true innovation and the most unique adoptions of technology, be it front of the house, back of the house, above-store or what’s loaded onto a smartphone.

Check out all the winners from last year

Win $500 at FSTEC

Did you know the FSTEC Event App is now capable of badge scanning? On the last day, two lucky attendees will be named our “Ultimate Networkers.” We’ll be awarding $500 to the one operator whose badge was scanned by the most suppliers and the one supplier who scanned the most operator badges.

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