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Introduction to Ghost Kitchens & Virtual Brands | Pre-Conference Seminar
  • Exclusively for restaurant operators, this free half day seminar will provide attendees a great overview of the various approaches to ghost kitchens and virtual brands, as well as basics regarding branding, marketing, technology, and delivery!

  • 1:00 pm - Welcome & Introductions | Pete Cook, President, OnTrend Concepts
  • 1:20 pm - Overview of Ghost Kitchens, Host Kitchens, & Virtual Brands | Pete Cook, President, OnTrend Concepts
  • 1:45 pm - Virtual Brands & How To Succeed By Adding One | Kelly Grogan, VP of Sales, Virtual Dining Concepts
  • 2:15 pm - How to Create a Profitable Ghost Kitchen in 60 Days | John Meyer, Founder, Ghost Financial
  • 2:35 pm - GhostU
  • 2:45 pm – Networking Break
  • 3:30 pm - 4 Local Search Strategies for Ghost Kitchens | Bryan Rutcofsky, Co-Founder & CRO, Marqii
  • 4:00 pm - How to Market & Optimize Your Virtual Brand | Zhong Xu, Co-Founder & CEO, Deliverect
  • 4:15 pm - Leveraging Technology for Success | Dre Ealy, Founder & CEO, Catino
  • 4:30 pm – What We Learnt By Powering 1000 Ghost Kitchens in 48 Countries | Ashish Tulsian, Co-founder & CEO, Posist
  • 4:45 pm - Open Forum Q&A | All Speakers
  • 5:00 pm - Adjourn


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3:00PM
Exhibitor Setup Begins
7:00PM
Speaker / Sponsor VIP Reception
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10:00PM
Exhibitor Setup Ends