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Marketing Quick Bite Sessions Sponsored by:
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Workforce Quick Bite Sessions Sponsored by:
DiscoverLink & US Foods

Quick Bite Sessions
Ask questions. Gain insight. Connect with peers.

Keep learning going inside the exhibit hall! Snag quick 15-20 minute presentations focused on Restaurant Marketing, Workforce Solutions and Business Building strategies and solutions. Take advantage of a laid-back learning zone led by a peer in the industry.

2018 quick bite sessions listed below—watch for updates on the 2019 line-up!

  MARKETING
WORKFORCE
BUSINESS BUILDING
  Midwest Foodservice Expo Exhibits Open
  What’s Up with Mobile Apps?
Graydient Creative
Interviewing – What to Ask and NOT Ask
DWD Job Service
Restaurant Marketing Simplified: 4 Steps to Building Regulars
Rob Frost & Dan Holen of Boelter Foodservice/Boelter Blue
  Basics Needed for Every Website
Graydient Creative
Leading from the Back of the House
Foster Deadman, US Foods
Is a Food Truck Right For You? Tips on What to Expect
Scott Baitinger of Streetza Pizza
  Loyalty Programs: Reward Customers, Reward Your Business
Graydient Creative
5 Insider Tips for Getting Started with E-learning
Mike Andrews of DiscoverLink
Tips on How To Brand and Market Your Food Truck Business
Scott Baitinger of Streetza Pizza
  Online Menus – Why HTML Rules over PDFs
Graydient Creative
Leading a Respectful Workplace: How to Prevent Harassment
DisoverLink
Monitoring with Predictive Analytics: How to reduce energy and staffing expenses
Chris Washburn, OneEvent Technologies, Inc
  Food Photography & Styling Tips
Kris Larson, Becket’s
Hire and Keep the Best of the Best: Tips and Millennial Thoughts on Interviewing, Onboarding and Training
Jenny Krueger, US Foods
How Food Trucks Can Expand Into the Events and Catering Business
Scott Baitinger of Streetza Pizza
  Rock Your Social Posts with Photos that Pop
Kris Larson, Becket’s
Create the Ultimate Employee Experience to Retain Great People
Jenny Krueger of US Foods
Text and email campaigns:  Best practices to drive more business
Pat Hanas and Tony Hanas of All Access Advertising
  How to Take Food Photos Like a Pro
Kris Larson, Becket’s
Putting the “Return” in Training ROI
Mike Andrews of DiscoverLink
 
 
  Midwest Foodservice Expo Exhibits Open
  Smart Strategy for Email Marketing
PGraydient Creative
Diversity Training Delivery:  The method matters
Cindy Poulos of DiscoverLink
Business Apps to Help You Be More Productive
Brian Lee, Revelation PR, Advertising & Social Media
  Get to the Top in Search Engines
Graydient Creative
Job Center of Wisconsin:  Connecting Candidates and Employers
DWD Job Service
Social Media + Your Restaurant App = The Key to Building Regulars
Rob Frost & Dan Holen of Boelter Foodservice/Boelter Blue
  What’s Up with Mobile Apps?
Graydient Creative
Create the Ultimate Employee Experience to Retain Great People
Jenny Krueger, US Foods
 
  Web 101: Creating a New Website
Graydient Creative
Putting the “Return” in Training ROI
DiscoverLink
 
  Online Menus – Why HTML Rules Over PDFs
Graydient Creative
New DWD Tools & Grants to Help Your Staffing Needs: Wisconomy, Wisconnect & FastForward
DWD Job Service
Monitoring with Predictive Analytics: How to reduce energy and staffing expenses
Chris Washburn, OneEvent Technologies, Inc
  Loyalty Programs: Reward Customers, Reward Your Business
Graydient Creative
Leading from the Back of the House
Foster Deadman, US Foods
Food & Beer Pairings—What Makes Sense & How to Promote
Danielle Baerwald of Erv’s Mug
  Basics Needed for Every Website
Graydient Creative
Your Growth Strategy is Only as Good as Your Next GM
Cindy Poulos of DiscoverLink
Tips on How to Host Beer Dinners—Developing brewery partnerships, logistics and promotion 
Danielle Baerwald of Erv’s Mug
 
  Midwest Foodservice Expo Exhibits Open
  Easy Email Marketing Platforms
Graydient Creative
Improving Retention with Employee Development
Cindy Poulos of DiscoverLink
Restaurant Marketing Simplified:  4 Steps to Building Regulars
Rob Frost and Dan Holen of Boelter Foodservice/Boelter Blue
  What’s Up with Mobile Apps?
Graydient Creative
5 Insider Tips for Getting Started with E-learning
Mike Andrews of DiscoverLink
Dining is at the Top of the Tourism Industry – Are you connecting with travelers?
Drew Nussbaum of Wisconsin Department of Tourism
  Tips on Creating a Visual Social Campaign
Kris Larson, Becket’s
The Perfect Server Guide: Help your staff increase their income by creating the perfect customer experience
Jenny Krueger, US Foods
Tips on Making Online Ordering Successful
Aaron Fang of MenuDrive
  How to Take Food Photos Like a Pro
Kris Larson, Becket’s
Leading a Respectful Workplace:  How to Prevent Harassment
Cindy Poulos of DisoverLink
 
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