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2017 Foodservice Forum

Join your peers from across the Premier alliance for three days of high-powered learning, sharing and inspiration. There is no registration fee. Bring your entire team.

This year’s Foodservice Forum features:

Peer best practice sharing

Ample opportunity to earn continuing education credit

More than 150 foodservice suppliers on the trade show floor

Well-known and respected political, health care, management and motivational leaders as speakers

The annual Culinary Creations dinner where the top culinary award will be given the Best On Trend Bowl Recipe

Week at a Glance

Tuesday, June 27 Wednesday, June 28 Thursday, June 29 Friday, June 30

General Breakfast

7:30 - 8:15 a.m.

General Breakfast

7:30 - 8:15 a.m.

Breakfast and Closing Plenary Session

Washington Policy Update

Blair Childs
Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Premier Inc.

8:30 - 10 a.m.

Plenary Session

Mike Alkire
Chief Operating Officer Premier Inc.

8:15 - 9 a.m.

Plenary Session

Susan DeVore
President and CEO Premier Inc.

8:15 – 9 a.m.

Concurrent Session

Staying Right Side Up When Everything is Upside Down

9:15 - 10:15 a.m.

Concurrent Session

Restaurant tour Foodservice members only

9:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Concurrent Session

Utilizing Social Media to Engage Your Customers and Employees Panel Session

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Foodservice Supplier Update

Foodservice suppliers only

1 - 4 p.m.

Exhibition

Premier Village Luncheon

11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Exhibition

Premier Village Luncheon

11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Reverse Trade Show

Suppliers only

2 - 5 p.m.

Concurrent Session

Healthy and Tasty Cooking Demonstration – Chefs from LifeTime Fitness

2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Concurrent Session

Food is a Core Competency – Taking Back Control Panel Session

2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Opening Plenary Session

Randi Zuckerberg
Entrepreneur, investor, author and media personality

5:15 - 6:15 p.m.

Awards Recognition and Plenary Session

Political Point/Counterpoint
Tom Daschle and Karl Rove

4 - 5:30 p.m.

Awards Recognition and Plenary Session

Peyton Manning
Two-time Super Bowl winning Quarterback and five-time NFL MVP

4 - 5:30 p.m.

Innovation Celebration

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Culinary Creations Dinner

Foodservice attendees only

6 - 9 p.m.

Networking Celebration

Premier’s Night at the Museum
Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

6:30 - 9 p.m.

Special Forum Speaker

Linda Larsen, CSP, CPAE, has been helping people worldwide upgrade their thinking, improve their communication and get much better quality results in life, both personally and professionally, and she does this in such extraordinarily fun and memorable ways!

Staying Right Side Up When Everything Is Upside Down – Achieving Excellence in Challenging Times. It is absolutely possible to achieve excellence when the world around you seems to be falling apart – if you know the secrets. In this fast paced, fun program, Linda will give participants practical ways to light their own fire of excellence and motivate themselves to take positive, consistent action when they just want to give up. Attendees will learn what the most successful, effective people throughout history have all known and consciously applied. Be sure to join us Wednesday at 9:15 a.m.

REGISTRATION

Registration for the Breakthroughs conference is open to all Premier members. Foodservice members will receive a special invitation containing private access codes that allow sign up for certain Foodservice Forum sessions. If you are a Foodservice member and have not received an invitation, please contact the Premier Solution Center at 877.777.1552.