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Innovating the Restaurant Environment

Agenda

Saturday, October 30, 2021

11:00am – 4:00pm

Arrival Ground Transportation from O’Hare International Airport

4:00pm – 6:00pm

Chain Executive and Supplier Badge and Event Material Pick-Up

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AGI
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Cocktail Reception

Sunday, October 31, 2021

9:15am – 1:30pm

Optional Outing – Chicago Walking Tour

We’ll gather for a continental breakfast and to check in at 9:15am before leaving the hotel at 10:00am. We will start at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile and take a 2-hour tour of the city. The tour includes interior or exterior stops at Pioneer Plaza, the Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower (exterior), Millennium Park & Bean, the Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago Riverwalk, Trump Tower, AMA Plaza and Marina City (exterior). Followed by a 12:15pm lunch at Giordano’s…Is Not Just Pizza. Go to any pizza place in town, and you’ll find so-so pies made with so-so skills. Take one mouthwatering bite of a Giordano’s stuffed double-crust pie, and you will see why we’ve been the best pizza place in Chicago since 1974! We’ll walk back to the hotel at 1:15pm. Pre-registration required.

9:15am – 1:00pm

Optional Outing – Chicago Sports Museum

It’s “Game On!” at the interactive Chicago Sports Museum, which celebrates the world of Chicago sports using simulated experiences, relics and stats. The Museum combines skill challenges and hi-tech simulated experiences with unique sports memorabilia and an impressive collection of game-used treasures and other artifacts. It’s a playground for sports fans of all ages. We’ll gather for a continental breakfast and to check in at 9:15am before leaving the hotel at 10:00am. Lunch will be provided at the Club House prior to 1:00pm return to hotel. Pre-registration required.

11:00am – 7:00pm

Arrival Ground Transportation from O’Hare International Airport

2:00pm – 7:00pm

Chain Executive and Supplier Badge and Event Material Pick-Up

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AGI
4:00pm – 4:30pm

New Chain Executive Orientation
Learn how to navigate the Event and maximize your time at RestaurantPoint East.

4:30pm – 5:15pm

Supplier Reception and Orientation
Hear from a Chain Executive about their experience at RestaurantPoint East. Meet with other Suppliers and learn to navigate our on-site technology.

4:30pm – 5:15pm

Chain Executive Introduction/Reception
Join your peers, meet your boardroom peer group and discuss what’s top of mind!

5:15pm – 6:00pm

Meet & Mingle Cocktail Reception

6:00pm – 6:45pm

Opening Keynote

6:45pm – 9:00pm

Welcome Reception and Dinner

Monday, November 1, 2021

7:00am – 9:00am

Supplier Breakfast

7:15am – 7:55am

​Chain Executive Boardroom Breakfast Meeting

8:00am – 12:30pm

Boardroom Presentations

12:30pm – 1:30pm

Group Lunch

co-sponsor
Randal Retail
1:45pm – 2:15pm

Content Session

2:15pm – 2:30pm

Break

2:30pm – 5:05pm

Private One-on-One Appointments

5:05pm – 7:00pm

Break

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Dinner Party

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

7:00am – 9:00am

Supplier Breakfast

7:15am – 7:45am

Chain Executive Group Breakfast & Discussion

8:00am – 8:10am

Chain Executive Boardroom Meeting

8:15am – 12:25pm

Boardroom Presentations

12:50pm – 1:40pm

Group Lunch

1:40pm – 1:55pm

Break

2:00pm – 4:35pm

Private One-on-One Appointments

4:35pm – 6:30pm

Break

6:30pm – 7:00pm

Closing Cocktail Reception

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Closing Dinner Celebration and Entertainment

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

4:00am – 11:00am

Airport Departure Shuttle to O’Hare International and Grab & Go Breakfast
Complimentary transportation will depart every 1/2 hour.

Preliminary Schedule. Subject to Change.