Wednesday, September 29 1:05pm – 2:10pm
State of the Economy
Wednesday, September 29 2:15pm – 3:15pm
Foodservice Industry Update
Wednesday, September 29 3:35pm – 4:10pm
How the Morning Routine Return Is Tracking
The pandemic has forever shifted ideas of remote work and employee expectations across nearly all industries. This continuing assessment of away-from-home food and beverage purchasing behaviors during weekday mornings will explore new priorities and help level-set the outlook as consumers adapt new AM routines.
Wednesday, September 29 4:10pm – 4:45pm
The Path Forward in the Lodging Segment
During the pandemic, both personal and business travel stalled. As a result, the lodging segment was amongst the hardest hit over the last year. Discover the extent to which domestic travel is back, which lodging segments are benefitting (or not) and how to support the segment in the next phase of recovery.
Thursday, September 30 8:15am – 8:35pm
Introduction & What's New at Technomic
Thursday, September 30 8:35am – 9:45am
In times of uncertainty and the immediate aftermath, consumers seek out comfort. But the ways in which foodservice can bring consumers comfort and the things consumers define as comfort-inducing within the restaurant space are changing. Plus, different demographics find varying things comforting: Do different types of foods or drinks bring comfort? How does the restaurant space and environment bring solace? How might other aspects of foodservice convey ease? We’ll delve into these questions and more during this session.
Thursday, September 30 10:00am – 11:10am
The Future of Distribution
COVID-19 has caused significant disruption in the distribution business, as volumes have dropped considerably and players have found new sources of revenue and business approaches. This study will look at the forecasted distribution landscape and what impact that will have on operators and, most importantly, manufacturers.
Thursday, September 30 11:10am – 11:30am
Key Takeaways & Closing Remarks