Technomic to cover reaching the DSR, the menu of tomorrow and eatertainment success during upcoming conference in Arizona

New studies and industry updates impacting suppliers will be revealed, covering both foodservice and adult beverage to kick off the new year

CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2019—Technomic will host foodservice and adult beverage peers at its members-only Planning Program conference Jan. 7-9 in Scottsdale, Ariz. With the theme of Evolution this year, sessions cover how the entire industry is changing, keeping suppliers informed of the strategic issues they will face and opportunities available. 

For foodservice suppliers, Technomic experts and industry guest speakers will cover: 

  • Reaching the Distributor Sales Rep
  • Redistribution Evolution with Dot Foods
  • Trends and Directions in Emerging Specialty Segments
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill’s Menu Evolution

Adult beverage attendees will explore:

  • The New Eatertainment—Activity-Centric Concepts
  • Adult Beverage Consumer Update
  • Eatertainment Success with Punch Bowl Social

“We are excited to implement new networking and breakout elements to this conference as the programs continue to grow,” explains Bernadette Noone, vice president of programs at Technomic. “Combining receptions for both adult beverage and foodservice peers offers rare collaboration opportunities and it will be great to see the ideas that surface during these three days.”

In addition to sessions, the meeting offers a first-time attendee welcome reception, networking opportunities with peers from the food, beverage, packaging and equipment industries, cocktail receptions and workshop breakouts. 

Conference details: 

Planning Program January Member Meeting Theme: Evolution
Foodservice Dates: Jan. 7-9, 2019
Adult Beverage Date: Jan. 8, 2019
Location: Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, Ariz. 

This meeting is only open to members of Technomic’s Planning Programs. In addition to in-person events, membership to the Planning Program includes custom studies and reports, newsletters and ongoing deliverables. For more information on the program, visit or contact one of the individuals listed below.

Press inquiries and program details: Bernadette Noone, (312) 506-3853,
Purchasing details: Patrick Noone, (312) 506-3852,

About Technomic
Technomic Inc., a Winsight company, was founded as a management consulting firm in 1966. Since then, Technomic’s services have grown to encompass cloud-based B2B research tools, consumer and menu trend tracking, as well as other leading strategic research and analytic capabilities, to prioritize and size business opportunities. Our clients include food manufacturers and distributors, restaurants, retailers and multiple other business verticals aligned with the food industry that are looking to make informed decisions to support their business growth. Visit Technomic at

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