Coaching Expert and Macaroni Grill CMO to Keynote Restaurant Executive Summit
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Rick Packer, principal consultant for Table Group Consulting, has been named the keynote speaker for Hospitality Technology’s 8th annual Restaurant Executive Summit. Packer is slated to kick-off the Summit with the keynote session on October 9th, entitled, “Creating Synergy across the Enterprise.” During this not-to-miss program, Packer will share proven strategies for building and utilizing cross-functional teams to accomplish enterprise-wide initiatives.
The 2012 Restaurant Executive Summit (RES) is set to take place October 8-10 at Charleston Place in Charleston, S.C. The theme for this year’s event is, “Synergy across the Enterprise: Fostering Cross-Departmental Collaboration” and will present a full roster of solutions-focused educational sessions.
The day two keynote will be presented by Brandon Coleman, III, the chief marketing officer of Romano’s Macaroni Grill. Coleman’s session, “Digital Touchpoints: Marketing Technology for Deeper Guest Connections,” will cover the explosion of digital touchpoints in the dining industry and explores how restaurants can foster even greater synergy between marketing and technology teams to capitalize on these opportunities. Topics may include: mobile apps 2.0, the rise of the social media manager, voice of consumer analytics, digital gift cards, and more.