Dine America, QSR
’s executive idea exchange, kicked off Sunday in Atlanta. Stretching over two days, Dine America pulls together some of the top minds in the industry in an opportunity to network, learn, and exchange ever-important tips on how to improve the quick-service industry.
Featured speakers this year at Dine America include Howard Putnam, former CEO of Southwest Airlines and author of The Winds of Turbulence
; Gene Stanaland, an economist known as “the Will Rogers of Economics”; Joe Tortorice Jr., CEO of Jason’s Deli; and Cheryl Bachelder, CEO and president of AFC Enterprises, parent company of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.
Several panels with top industry experts serving as panelists will also help quick serves strengthen their positioning in the marketplace at Dine America. Panels this year cover topics ranging from the benefits of moving to the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) markets
to whether or not sports marketing really works for a quick serve
Check back at QSRmagazine.com for more news from the floor of Dine America.