1:30 – 4:30pm Educational Session
MC and Moderator: Christa Jaganath, Audit Principal & Restaurant Practice Leader, Briggs & Veselka Co.
Consumer Behavior and Marketing Strategies
Understand the trends in consumer buying behavior and how your marketing strategy will need to pivot with the new trends.
Don Blevins, VP of Purchasing, Jake's Finer Foods
Brian Chapman, National Director of Sales, Wing Aviation
Jason Goodman, CEO, 500 Below Cars
Ian Kemp, Director of Client Success, Sceptre Hospitality Resources
All the Acronyms and Accounting Considerations
Learn from a panel of experts regarding new accounting standards impacting your financials and all the credits and acronyms affecting your tax returns.
Lesley Sciortino, Audit Partner & Retail Practice Leader, Briggs & Veselka Co.
Jana Kelly, Client Accounting Services Senior Manager, Briggs & Veselka Co.
State of the Industry Update
An overview of current regulations and protocols for the state of Texas along with legal considerations for your business.
Emily Williams Knight, CEO, Texas Restaurant Association
Christa Jaganath, Audit Principal & Restaurant Practice Leader, Briggs & Veselka Co.
Takeaways from Operators Who Mean Business
Hear from a diverse panel of industry experts on their road to recovery, areas of success, and lessons learned along the way.
Tracy Vaught, Owner, H-Town Restaurant Group
Craig Howard, Owner, The Ballroom at Bayou Place
Janice Jucker, Co-owner, Three Brothers Bakery
Ricky Ford, President, Persedo Spirits
4:30 – 6:00pm Light Bites & Cocktail Hour
Join us for a social happy hour to mingle with many industry leaders and resources to support your business