Global Restaurant Investment Forum

11-13 February 2020 | NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky

11-13 February 2020 | NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky

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Day One - Tuesday 11 February

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08:45 - 10:00

Registration

09:15 - 10:15

WORKSHOP: Denton’s franchising for beginners

09:15 - 11:15

WORKSHOP: Restaurant Marketing

10:15 - 11:15

WORKSHOP: Advanced franchising

11:30 - 12:00

Buses to Momo

12:00 - 13:00

Networking Lunch at MOMO

13:00 - 17:00

Culinary tours

17:00 - 20:00

Networking evening reception at Juniper & Kin, a concept by QO Amsterdam

Day Two - Wednesday 12 February

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08:00 - 08:45

Breakfast networking

09:00 - 09:10

Welcome remarks

09:10 - 09:30

See what's next

09:30 - 09:50

Global restaurants trends

09:50 - 10:10

What have the last 12 months held?

10:10 - 10:40

Industry’s perspective

10:40 - 11:10

Coffee break

11:10 - 11:40

The evolving nature of F&B and real estate

11:40 - 11:55

The new age consumer

11:55 - 12:20

Changing consumer preferences and behaviors are influencing concept creation and business models

12:20 - 12:35

Restaurant with rooms

12:35 - 13:00

The art of constant evolution

13:00 - 13:05

Reinventing the daytime dining experience

13:05 - 14:05

Lunch

14:05 - 14:35

Chasing the stars

14:35 - 14:55

Building a brand not just a restaurant

14:55 - 15:20

FOUNDERS CHAT: the story of Gaggan Anand

15:20 - 15:45

Is the pen mightier than the plate?

15:45 - 16:10

Coffee break

16:10 - 16:30

FOUNDERS CHAT: Henry McGovern

16:15 - 16:45

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

The power of social media across your business

16:30 - 17:00

Dutch restaurant entrepreneurs

17:00 - 17:25

How has MasterChef changed the landscape?

17:25 - 17:55

FOUNDERS CHAT: Jeremy King OBE

17:55 - 18:00

Round up

18:00 - 21:00

Networking evening reception at The Food Department

Day Three - Thursday 13 February

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08:30 - 08:55

Breakfast networking

08:55 - 09:00

Welcome back

09:00 - 09:40

Current environment for F&B investment in UK

09:40 - 10:00

FOUNDERS CHAT: from cocktail bar startup to £50m exit

10:00 - 10:30

The international perspective

10:30 - 10:35

Dentons Franchiser of the Year Award

10:35 - 11:05

Coffee break

11:05 - 11:25

Uncovering the German market

11:25 - 11:45

Sustainability as a value adding business case

11:45 - 12:15

Industry 4.0 meets sustainability

12:15 - 12:30

Delivery the disruptor

12:30 - 12:55

Are restaurants becoming technology companies?

12:55 - 13:20

A cyborg technology company in the foodservice industry

13:20 - 14:20

Lunch

14:20 - 15:30

Launchbox 2020

15:30 - 15:35

Closing Remarks