Register for the most compelling Restaurant Leadership event yet
Meeting face to face is the best way to establish relationships and share experiences. What makes RLC different from all the rest are the 2,000 executives who attend each year in pursuit of top-level information and networking opportunities that can’t be reproduced. This event doesn’t have an end date; rather, its insights live on, acting as a springboard toward future success.
For nearly 20 years, RLC has been celebrating the people and ideas that challenge the status quo and push industry boundaries. For 2017, we’ve carefully chosen topics with the likelihood that we’ll still be talking about them a decade from now. Attend RLC to uncover innovative strategies that can take your business to the next level.
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“The thing I like most about the RLC is the takeaways. I have an iPad full of ideas I am putting into use tomorrow.”Larry Kaplan
K&D Hospitality Group, Inc.
“RLC has been by far the most important conference in my eyes, as we continue to grow.”Jeff Van Schepen
Pizza Ranch, Inc.
“I love RLC. It’s a ‘can’t miss’ event and I have attended more than five years.”Carolyne Canady
Chief Development Officer,
“The quality of content along with the quality of the attendees is heads and shoulders above most, if not all, other conferences.”Chris LaRocca
“Always a great event to hear what is going on from experts, to learn new things and to meet new folks!”Stephen Dunn
Senior Vice President, Chief Global Development Officer,
“Every seminar had something to offer me and my staff in terms of motivation and inspiration in running a business.”John Maki
JYM Enterprises, Inc.
“Once again, RLC is the single best way for restaurateurs to become inspired and informed in ways that will make them successful in our changing industry. I consider my annual pilgrimage to RLC in Scottsdale as essential to my continuing development as a leader in my company and in our industry.”Chris Cramer
CEO & Co-Founder,
Karl Strauss Brewing Company
“I found all the agenda content and networking opportunities to be incredibly beneficial.”Robert Schmied
Vice President, Franchise,
Noodles & Company
“Always a great event to network with peers and reconnect with old friends.”Katie Scherping
“RLC continues to benefit all segments of our industry … a great investment.”Jack Williams
Richie's Real American Diner/Polly's Pies
“I’ll be implementing improvements into my business until the next RLC. It’s the only event that inspires me and makes me realize I can do better.”Trip Ruvane
Barley Creek Brewing Company
“In the 15 years or so I have been attending RLC, the range of speakers has evolved, but the spirit of learning, camaraderie and optimism still reigns.”Chuck Winship
The Little Greek
“Thirty years in the industry and this is one I would not miss.”Paul Mangiamele
Chairman & CEO,
Legendary Restaurant Brands
“As a CEO, with schedules always tight, I have to be quite selective in what I attend; the RLC is on my schedule every year.”Sheri Miksa
President & CEO,
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