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Keynote Super Session

Monday, March 9

Keynote starts at 10:00 am
Seating begins at 9:30 am
First Floor – Ballroom AB

Check back this fall for the announcement of our 2020 Keynote!

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Past Speakers

Susan Reilly Salgado

Susan Reilly Salgado, Ph.D.

Consultant, Speaker and Thought Leader

Happy Employees = Happy Customers
Eric Chester

Eric Chester, CSP, CPAE

Award-Winning Speaker and Bestselling Business Author

How great leaders ignite passion and why those people succeed.
Cat Cora

Iron Chef Cat Cora

Celebrity Chef, Restaurant Mogul, Author and Philanthropist

Balancing the demands of family, multiple high-profile businesses and Hollywood.
Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern

TV Personality, Food Writer and Host of Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods

The evolution of “bizarre” foods, sustainable eating and the work-life balance.
Seth Mattison

Seth Mattison

Workforce Strategist and Generational Expert

Unleashing the potential of every generation.
Richard Blais

Chef Richard Blais

Winner of Top Chef All-Stars and Star of Food Network's Hungry Games

Anecdotes on adventures along the road to success.
Jason Young

Jason Young

Southwest Airlines Trainer Turned Entrepreneur

The ultimate customer service experience.
Donald Driver

Donald Driver

Green Bay Packers All-Star

Inspirational message on overcoming insurmountable obstacles and reaching success.
Chef Rick Bayless

Chef Rick Bayless

Winner of Bravo's Top Chef Masters and competitor on Food Network’s Iron Chef

The power of leadership and the importance of team building.
Craig Culver

Craig Culver

Co-founder of Culver Franchising System, Inc.

Making a family business and independent restaurant into one of the country's fastest growing chains.