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Four days of industry-leading insights
08:00 – 18:00

Marketplace Sponsor Set Up 

Location: Peony Ballroom, Sands Expo Level 4
09:30 – 20:00

Registration & Information Desk

Location: Sands Expo, Peony Ballroom Foyer, Level 4 
Presented By:
Coca-Cola Company
IFFCO
NCR Corporation
Unilever Food Solutions
09:30 – 20:00

Social Enterprise Partnership Desk

Location: Sands Expo, Peony Ballroom Foyer, Level 4 
Presented By:
Coca-Cola Company
IFFCO
10:00 – 11:30

Technomic Global Foodservice Planning Program (Invitation Only)

Location: Peony Junior Ballroom

Add colour to your experience at the Global Restaurant Leadership Conference with international insights from Technomic. Join us for an exclusive session where our experts will share a global industry update as well as discuss delivery and new menu items across the globe. 

To request an invitation please contact info@technomic.com.

12:30 – 13:30

Networking Lunch

Location: Orchid Ballroom/4201AB - 4206/4301AB - 4306, Sands Expo Level 4
14:00 – 14:45

Innovation Forums (Choose 1 of 6)

At the Global Restaurant Leadership Conference, we’re examining the people, innovations and forces that will change your business for the foreseeable future. We’ll look at the factors revolutionizing restaurant development and expansion and how operators go to market for a decade, a generation or a lifetime.  Led by the brightest and most innovative entrepreneurs in foodservice, GRLC's Innovation Forums feature global “hot topics” and powerful messages designed to spark new ideas. 

Option 1: Operations
Option 2:  Future of Food
Presented By:
ServSafe International
Option 3:  Franchising
Option 4:  Technology
Presented By:
Zenput
Option 5: Technomic - Keys to Success in United States Market Entry

Looking to enter or expand in the U.S.? This session will provide the necessary background and up-to-date intelligence for any restaurant concept planning to enter or expand within this competitive marketplace. The session is designed to give you, the operator, insight into the U.S. foodservice market, including the current size of the market, trends in foodservice, who the successful restaurant operators are and who to watch. Additionally, learn what issues restaurant brands face when entering the U.S. related to the marketplace, distribution and local governments. After gaining a foundational understanding, walk away with an invaluable framework for your expansion strategy toolkit. 

Speakers:

Regional Vice President, Business Development
Technomic

Managing Principal
Technomic

Option 6:  Market Intelligence
15:15 – 17:15

Opening General Session 

Location: Roselle Simpor Ballroom, Sands Expo Level 4
Building Brands, Culture and Talent for the Future 

As the industry rapidly changes to meet consumer trends and demands, it’s crucial for companies to evolve in order to succeed in the future. Greg Creed, CEO of Yum! Brands – whose brands KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell are global leaders of their respective food categories – will open the 2019 GRLC with a keynote providing valuable insights on trends in the quick-service restaurant industry and the role that culture and talent play in driving innovation, fueling results and building distinctive, relevant and easy brands.

Speakers:

CEO
Yum! Brands

"GRLC Gives Back…” Meet Our Social Enterprise Partner: Dignity Kitchen

As GRLC shifts focus to Singapore and the Asia Pacific region, so too do our philanthropic efforts. GRLC is honored to spotlight Project Dignity, an award-winning social enterprise and Asia’s leading community platform for experiencing local cuisine while doing good. Our focus is on Dignity Kitchen™, the world’s first food court run by people with disabilities and the socially disadvantaged. The company provides structured training for anyone serious about gaining street food skills. Join us to hear more about this incredible organization and how you can continue to have a positive global impact.

Speakers:

Vice President, Industry Affairs | Honorary Co-chair
The Coca-Cola Company

Director, International Business Development | Honorary Co-chair
IFFCO

Executive Director | Guest Speaker
Project Dignity

Presented By:
Coca-Cola Company
IFFCO
State of the Global Foodservice Industry: Leaders, Outlook and Expectations 

For the third year, Coca-Cola is proud to present the State of the Global Foodservice Industry. Attendees will have an exclusive look at the latest and most trusted global market foodservice data, generated and presented by Technomic, the world’s leading foodservice research firm. During this session, Technomic experts Joe Pawlak and David Henkes will reveal authoritative industry sales data and overarching trends that span the globe and are fueling industry growth. Rankings of the Top 150 global restaurant chains will be presented along with fact-based insight about the factors driving success among industry leaders. The latest consumer research spanning the globe will be shared. Learn the macro forces shaping future food and beverage usage and what drives global consumers to restaurants and what they expect from the experience.

Speakers:

Senior Principal
Technomic

Managing Principal
Technomic

Presented By:
Coca-Cola Company
Technomic
17:15 – 17:45

Networking Break

Location: Roselle Simpor Foyer
17:45 – 18:30

General Session

Location: Roselle Simpor Ballroom, Sands Expo Level 4
One-on-One Conversation with James Quincey and Dawn Sweeney

James Quincey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Coca-Cola Company, will talk about the enduring power of partnership, key consumer trends impacting the global foodservice marketplace, and the large-scale opportunities he sees for growth and greater value creation in the worldwide restaurant market. His speech will be followed by a one-on-one discussion of these and other topics with Dawn Sweeney, president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association.

Speakers:

President & CEO
National Restaurant Association

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
The Coca-Cola Company

Presented By:
Coca-Cola Company
18:30 – 21:30

Marketplace

Location: Peony Ballroom, Sands Expo Level 4

With some of the world’s most forward-thinking restaurant suppliers on display, you're sure to find all the industry-shapers within GRLC's Marketplace. This is the exhibition portion of the GRLC agenda where suppliers and operators gather to uncover the latest solutions, sample new products and even close deals. Just a few hours here can deliver guaranteed quality insights, exclusive intelligence and help you develop meaningful relationships.

18:30 – 21:30

Reception & Dinner

GRLC's opening night celebration is the perfect transition from an afternoon of valuable learnings to an evening of relaxed networking.  Join fellow guests and new colleagues for fabulous food and beverages; this is the ideal opportunity to launch your GRLC journey.

18:45 – 19:15

Meet & Greet with James Quincey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Coca-Cola Company

Location: Coca-Cola display in the Marketplace
120+Speakers
1,200+Attendees

News

The fourth annual Global Restaurant Leadership Conference (GRLC), presented by Winsight, LLC, will take place Nov. 3-6, 2019, at the Marina Bay Sands luxury hotel in Singapore.

The Global Restaurant Leadership Distinction Awards are awarded to those restaurant brands that excel in the global marketplace through Innovation, Industry Service, Partnership and Expansion.