Tuesday, October 11
Day 1
1-5 PM , Session 1


Craig O’Neal
President and CEO
VantagePoint Marketing

Keys to Success in the Challenging Foodservice World

John Miller
Denny’s Restaurants

National Chain Account Buyer Journey

Jon Schneider
Research & Strategy Director/Account Supervisor
VantagePoint Marketing

How Content Marketing is Changing the Way We Market

Andrea Simrell
Public Relations Manager
VantagePoint Marketing

6-7 PM

Social Hour at Pour Taproom

7:15-9 PM
Wednesday, October 12
Day 2
7-8 AM

Breakfast at Embassy Suites

8 AM-12 NOON, Session 2

The Path to Great Creative

Dave McQuaid
VP of Creative and Digital
VantagePoint Marketing

Foodservice Trends to Watch

Nancy Kruse
The Kruse Company

Panel Discussion

James Camacho
Professional Foodservice Design Consultant
Camacho Associates, Inc., Atlanta, GA & Charlotte, NC
Chair, FCSI The Americas

Mike Walpole
Senior Manager, Supplier Sourcing
Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Tarun Malik
Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs
Johnson & Wales University

Carl Sobocinski
Restaurateur, Owner
Table 301, Greenville, SC
NRA Board Member

Closing Comments

Craig O’Neal

12:15 PM

Post-summit outings*

Golf at Thornblade Club
18 holes of golf at one of South Carolina’s premiere private golf clubs

A Chef’s Table Culinary Tour
Dining and cultural experience in downtown Greenville restaurants.

*More details on the Optional Outings page.