FastCasual.com has named Wao Bao as the top brand in its annual list of Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers, recognizing the industry’s most innovative brands; Five Guys honored with Fast Casual Excellence in Food Safety Award. Wow Bao is this year’s Fast Casual Top 100 Mover & Shakers, and the fact that a […]

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Networld Media Group’s Interactive Customer Experience (ICX) Summit and CONNECT: The Mobile CX Summit will be co-located in Dallas on June 4-6. Networld Media Group, has announced the addition of three keynote speakers to the agenda of the Interactive Customer Experience (ICX) Summit and CONNECT: The Mobile CX Summit, to be held at the Omni […]

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Networld Media Group’s fast casual restaurant industry news and information site is featuring 27 of the industry’s most innovative and successful female leaders in its annual interview series. To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, FastCasual.com has released its third annual “Women in the Lead” series featuring interviews with 27 of the restaurant industry’s […]

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Networld Media Group’s annual Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit, March 11-13 in Louisville, includes restaurant executive panels that will focus on the topics most relevant to today’s franchise owners. Customers are high-maintenance these days; they expect affordable, yet high-quality food and super quick service in an upscale, trendy environment. Easier said than done, which is […]

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Networld Media Group’s annual conference brings restaurant chain executives together for three days of networking and educational sessions on how to leverage innovation to power franchise growth. Louisville-based Networld Media Group will hold its fourth annual Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit at the Omni Louisville Hotel on March 11-13. Networld is the publisher of several online […]

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Annual awards honor the individuals and organizations that are pacesetters in using technology to elevate the customer experience. Winners to be announced at ICX Summit in June. The Interactive Customer Experience (ICX) Association is now accepting nominations for its annual Elevate Awards. The awards honor the individuals and organizations that are pacesetters in using technology […]

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Six finalists will be chosen to pitch their restaurant concepts in front of an audience and a panel of experts during the 2019 Fast Casual Executive Summit on Oct. 15 in Austin, Texas. Brands must nominate themselves by June 14. To celebrate its fifth anniversary of “The Perfect Pitch,” the  Fast Casual Executive Summit is […]

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The two conferences focused on helping brands elevate the customer experience will be held concurrently at the Omni Frisco Hotel near Dallas on June 4-6. Networld Media Group, producer of the Interactive Customer Experience (ICX) Summit and CONNECT: The Mobile CX Summit, has announced plans to co-locate the two conferences in 2019. They will be held […]

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Ryan Smolkin, founder and CEO of Smoke’s Poutinerie, will deliver the opening keynote at the 2019 Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit. One only has to peruse the menu at Smokes Poutinerie to understand the passion behind the 150-location fast casual brand. Or they could simply meet founder Ryan Smolkin who is not hard to miss […]

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