Six operators will pitch their concepts Oct. 15 to attendees and a panel of advisers at Networld Media Group’s annual Fast Casual Executive Summit in Austin. Six concepts, three advisers, 500 colleagues. That’s the recipe for the 2019 Perfect Pitch, a contest held at the  Fast Casual Executive Summit in October in Austin. After sifting through […]

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The ICX Association recognized the agencies, technology suppliers and brands changing the face of the customer experience with its annual Elevate Awards at the opening night of this year’s ICX Summit. Interactive customer experience technology is changing the face of brand-consumer interactions across the full spectrum of customer verticals. Online tools help shoppers design, order […]

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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 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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Executives from Chipotle, Jersey Mike’s, Holler & Dash and Rise Biscuits Donuts will share their training strategies during the Fast Casual Executive Summit, Oct. 7-9 in Seattle. Brands like Chipotle and Jersey Mike’s resonate well with customers for a variety of reasons, but one thing they share is a passion for training and seeking out […]

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