David McKillips, president and CEO of CEC Entertainment, the parent company to Chuck E. Cheese and Peter Piper Pizza, is keynoting The Pizza Leadership Virtual Summit, a free half-day learning event for qualified pizzeria owners, operators and executives on July 31, 2024. Hosted by Networld Media Group, the parent company of Pizza Marketplace, FastCasual and QSRWeb, the virtual […]

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Fast Casual’s parent company aligns with IFMA to bring the food-away-from-home ecosystem closer together. Networld Media Group, a B2B publisher of several online trade publications, including FastCasual, Pizza Marketplace, QSRWeb and Food Truck Operator, is teaming up with The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, a trade association for food-away-from-home that provides insights, education and networking opportunities for the industry. The partnership will […]

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Three TikTok experts led a panel discussion on using the social media platform at the Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit in Kansas City. If you’re not using TikTok, your competitors probably are — and that’s setting your restaurant brand behind the marketing game. That was the key takeaway from “Workshopping It with TokTok,” the keynote […]

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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2024 Elevate Awards which will recognize and honor organizations effectively leveraging technology to elevate the customer experience. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2024 Elevate Awards which will recognize and honor organizations effectively leveraging technology to elevate the customer experience. The awards program aims to inspire retailers and brands […]

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The Restaurant Franchising and Innovation Summit, produced by Networld Media Group, will host its eighth annual event there in Kansas City, March 24-26. The early bird deadline ends Nov. 17. If you’ve not heard, Kansas City is the place to be these days. Just ask the world’s most famous woman, Taylor Swift, and her Super […]

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Nathan Lester, senior director, drive-thru innovations for Scooter’s Coffee, spoke about pairing innovation and growth during the keynote address kicking off the Fast Casual Executive Summit in Louisville, Kentucky on Oct. 8. Innovation, at its root, is the backbone of growth. That was the takeaway from the keynote address from Nathan Lester, senior director, drive-thru […]

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Networld Media Group, which owns a number of B2B websites in the restaurant, technology and retail spaces, has launched its first consumer website, Rewards That Matter, along with associated social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram. The site launched on August 3, 2023. Rewards That Matter brings awareness to consumers of the hundreds of loyalty programs available across markets […]

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Dave Wurm has been named chief sales officer for Networld Media Group, a B2B and B2C publisher of websites based in Louisville, Kentucky, according to a press release. Wurm has more than 33 years of experience in the advertising world. Prior to joining Networld Media Group, Wurm spent time at American City Business Journals — […]

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