TRANSFORMING BOTH OURSELVES AND OUR WORLD
FEATURING THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST BUSINESS TALENT
INSPIRED DEEP DIVES & ONE-ON-ONE CONVERSATIONS
BUILD EXTRAORDINARY PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS
SURROUND YOURSELF WITH LIKE-MINDED LEADERS
The industry’s inaugural Global Restaurant Leadership Conference is the first event of its kind—bringing the most progressive operators and influential suppliers together, face to face in Dubai, UAE.
GRLC is the ONLY invitation-only event delivering unparalleled thought-leadership to the other top minds within the global restaurant industry, including international franchisors, U.S. franchisors and international franchisees. The result: opportunities to develop unmatched relationships and strategic partnerships that cannot be reproduced. GRLC is the most unique and exclusive gathering to attend in 2016, where you’ll collect new proprietary data on international business and gain vital insight into what is driving new growth overseas.
No other conference in the world offers an event for foodservice industry giants to collaborate on decoding global growth like GRLC.
There’s nothing as powerful as being around like-minded professionals who share your passion for foodservice to rejuvenate your focus and unlock your potential.
Return on relationships is the new return on investment: GRLC is giving the world an opportunity to unite and transform the foodservice industry.
Face to face is the single most effective way to build critical relationships. Attend GRLC to establish partnerships that can increase your market share.
An inspiring lineup will address the latest trends and how they are being implemented worldwide. You’re sure to leave GRLC with a deeper understanding of global growth.
Led by some of the most innovative entrepreneurs, GRLC’s rich agenda features global “hot topics” and powerful messages designed to spark new ideas.
GRLC provides the right environment for making more effective connections. Gain direct access to world leaders who can help you address any business challenge.
More than 1,000 executives will gather at GRLC in the fall. Come see how today’s bright ideas are reshaping tomorrow’s restaurants.
“International growth is our most important initiative and our #1 value creator. We have experienced 20% year-on-year growth. In the past 3 years, 63% of our new restaurant development has occurred in international markets, and we look forward to being a part of GRLC.”Ned Lyerly
“FIVE GUYS is in early stages of our global expansion and the opportunity for our brand is turning out to be bigger and better than our most optimistic projections. We believe our affiliation with GRLC and the corresponding connections we make there will only increase the likelihood of turning FIVE GUYS into a true global force in the years to come.”Sam Chamberlain
Chief Operating Officer,
Five Guys Burgers and Fries
“Buffalo Wild Wings is aggressively expanding outside of the U.S. and it is our goal in the coming years to increase revenue by having more restaurants internationally.”Sally Smith
President & CEO,
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.
“This conference will be a grand slam home run!”Gary Schwartz
Director of Supply Chain,
“Our industry’s opportunities and challenges are increasingly global in nature so a conference that takes a world view is both necessary and timely. Having participated at RLC as both a speaker and attendee, I’m looking forward to an equally dynamic assembly of great restaurant executives at the inaugural global event.”Nigel Travis
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Dunkin' Brands International
“The notion of a global conference for restaurant executives is timely, necessary and welcome, and I’m pleased to participate in the launch of GRLC. The caliber of leadership at this event is a testament to its value. For those companies actively pursuing international growth, GRLC is the place to connect, learn and do business.”Jack Cowin
CEO, Executive Chairman and Founder, Hungry Jack's,
Competitive Foods Australia
“GRLC will be a gathering of the most influential global leaders of the restaurant industry. A must-attend for anyone in international development or expansion!”John Inwright
Quality Supply Chain Co-Op, Inc. (Wendy's)
“DineEquity consists of two of America’s favorite brands which are the recognized leaders in their respective categories. We know that international expansion will play an even greater role in our future growth as we bring our iconic brands to new markets worldwide. With this thought in mind, I look forward to gathering with the best and brightest in the restaurant industry in Dubai.”Julia Stewart
DineEquity (IHOP and Applebee's)
“Given all the excitement, dynamism and growth potential of the worldwide restaurant industry, the timing of this very first Global Restaurant Leadership Conference couldn’t be better. Coca-Cola is honored to be part of this historic gathering, and I look forward to being in Dubai and comparing notes with some of the most innovative and passionate leaders in this business.”Muhtar Kent
Chairman & CEO,
The Coca-Cola Company