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Food and Beverage Technology

Produced in partnership with NRF and the International Food and Beverage Technology Association (IFBTA), this new half-day workshop features top industry Operators, CIOs, CFOs, and IT Directors who will delve into the latest in foodservice technology – and discuss the challenges and successes they’ve had during the implementation process. The IFBTA is a nonprofit trade association focusing on the networking and education of foodservice professionals globally. This workshop is for retailers only and not open to press.

This workshop can be added during the registration process.

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Monday, January 14

12:00pm - 1:00pm 251

1:00pm - 1:20pm 251

1:20pm - 2:00pm 251

1:20pm - 2:00pm 251
Darla Morse
Inspire Brands
Massimo Mallozzi
Global IT Lead
Le Pain Quotidien
Marilyn Stull May
Director, POS and Payment Solutions
Rob Grimes

2:00pm - 2:20pm 251

2:00pm - 2:20pm 251
Sherif Mityas
Chief Experience Officer
TGI Fridays

2:20pm - 2:40pm 251

2:20pm - 2:40pm 251
Maryann Byrdak
CIO and SVP, Information Technology
Potbelly Corporation

3:00pm - 3:30pm 251

3:30pm - 4:10pm 251

3:30pm - 4:10pm 251
Lou Grande
SVP, Information Technology
Red Lobster
Mark W. Davis
VP, Cybersecurity
Sonic Drive-In
Brittany Hilton
Franchise Marketing Manager

4:10pm - 4:30pm 251

4:30pm - 4:50pm 251

4:50pm - 5:00pm 251

5:00pm - 6:00pm 251


Workshops can be added to your NRF 2019 experience during the regsitration process and are available to retailers only.

Workshop price*
Price with purchase of full conference pass
Food and Beverage Technology

*Price includes complimetary EXPO Pass.

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Sponsorship Opportunities Available

This workshop provides a unique opportunity to get in front of retailers in a more intimate setting. There are 2 sponsorship options available:

Megabyte Sponsor (4 available)
Members & NRF 2019 exhibitors: $7,500
Nonmembers & non NRF 2019 exhibitors: $10,000

  • One six foot draped table with company ID sign
  • Two chairs
  • Two passes to the workshop (for use by sponsor company only)
  • One electrical outlet
  • Onsite sponsor signage recognition

Gigabyte Sponsor (2 available) - $15,000.

  • Megabyte benefits plus:
    • Sponsorhip of Lunch or Reception

Terabyte Sponsor - SOLD OUT

  • Megabyte benefits plus:
    • Speaking Recognition

Opportunity Awaits
Tami Sakell
Sr. Director, Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales
(202) 661-3044 or

To view the floorplan, click here.