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5 ways to raise the bar

Is your bar in need of a rescue? Do you need tips on how to make your business better? If you answered yes, then you need to attend BAR 17 at the NRA Show in Lakeside Ballroom. Here are BAR 17 highlights.


Beating the odds

In partnership with Sysco, the National Restaurant Association will present “Defying the Curse,” a discussion featuring Tom Ricketts and Mike Greenberg.

The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show’s Signature ‘17, a twist on the traditional keynote, welcomes back Dawn Sweeney, President and CEO of the National Restaurant Association.

The National Restaurant Association Show 2017 got cooking right away.

National Restaurant Association Chairman Jeff Davis says the restaurant industry is made up of self-starters and rewards dedication, hard work and commitment.

The National Restaurant Association exists to protect and promote the interests of the nation’s over 1 million restaurants, but it’s been a boon for the awards business as well.

Even with pundits dissecting every development in Washington, D.C., reading what’s ahead politically for restaurants is not as simple as it might seem, says Cicely Simpson, the National Restaurant Association’s lead lobbyist.

Just as the restaurant industry constantly reinvents itself, so does the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show.

The newly designed NRA Hub at this year's NRA Show is all about serving members.

The NRA Show has long been the industry's must-see event, but this year, the Show's programming included a number of changes designed to engage attendees and provide them with relevant, business-building information. Here's a few highlights you might have missed.