Bring a Black Box Intelligence restaurant expert to your stage

You know that content is the key to your overall success when planning a restaurant industry event, GM conference, Franchise Conference etc… Whatever you are planning, we’ve got you covered with the largest, deepest and most extensive data set in the industry. Black Box Intelligence data covers over 2.4 million employees and $76 billion dollars in annual sales revenue. Enhance your next executive meeting or conference with Black Box Intelligence’s extensive knowledge and insight into the restaurant space.

Speaker Topics & Expertise

  • State of the Restaurant Industry
  • Training
  • Recruiting & Turnover
  • Multi Generational Workforce
  • Women in the Workplace

  • Corporate Compensation & Benefits
  • Market Share
  • Leadership
  • Best vs. The Rest

  • Ops Execution
  • State of the Restaurant Workforce
  • Engagement
  • Consumer Intelligence

It was very well received. They did great and we had great participation and interest from attendees. Two thumbs up!

David Rasbold

Senior Director, Human Resources, Panera

Black Box Intelligence provided our franchisees with a broad scope review of the restaurant industry as a whole while drawing the focus toward our specific category and providing valuable insight into key issues facing our industry today. The information presented provided our franchisees a solid perspective on the industry and connected well with our companies plans and initiatives.

David Doty

Chief Strategy Officer, Black Bear Diner

Black Box Intelligence has always been an awesome partner to D&B. Having them present at our GM Conference helped drive home the importance of leveraging social data to build our business with our Operating team. The team was insightful and relatable!

Margo Manning

Chief Operating Officer, Dave & Buster’s Inc.

Kelli connects better with restaurant managers better than any leader I have seen in my career.
She makes you laugh and makes you cry but most of all — she makes you think.

Steve Provost

EVP, Chief Concept Officer, Brinker International

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Where we’ve been

A few of our speakers…

Kelli Valade

President & CEO

Kelli’s past life as an operator allows her to tell a complete and compelling story. Kelli is ideal for large industry events, GM Conferences, Franchisee Conferences, motivational and storytelling opportunities.

Where she’s been: MILE, Restaurant Leadership Conference, Denny’s, Red Lobster, Applebee’s, EJ Gallo’s Women’s Leadership Conference and the Dallas Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Symposium.

Victor Fernandez

VP of Insights & Knowledge

When it comes to the data, no one on the Black Box Intelligence team understands the restaurant industry better than Victor. Victor is perfect for executive meetings, board presentations, GM Conferences and Franchisee events.

Where he’s been: CHART, CRTRA, National Restaurant Association Show, Darden, Dave & Buster’s, Black Bear Dinerconference, American Blue Ribbon Holdings, Culver’s Annual Convention and more.

Scott Hicks

Chief Information Officer

With over 20 years of technical experience in a number of industries, Scott is the go-to guy when it comes to understanding and implementing data technology. Leading industry roundtables or up on the main stage, Scott is perfect for motivating and inspiring your team around data-driven decisions.

Where he’s been: Summer Brand Camp, Snagajob Industry Conference, Federal Reserve Industry Roundtables, American Marketing Association and Retail Merchants Association.