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Winning with Social Media

A Luncheon and Panel Discussion at Kendall College on Wednesday, September 11, 2013

The Illinois Restaurant Association is pleased to announce a special, social media marketing workshop geared towards hospitality professionals on Wednesday, September 11. Winning with Social Media will feature a luncheon and panel discussion with a diverse set of leading industry professionals, focused on how restaurant marketing has evolved through social media. Participants will address the ever-changing social media landscape, how to integrate traditional and social marketing efforts, and best practices for winning the social media content game.

Moderated by award-winning journalist Chandra Ram, Editor-in-Chief of Plate magazine, the afternoon’s panelists include:

Kimberly Galban & Donnie Madia: One Off Hospitality Group (avec, Big Star, Blackbird, The Publican, Publican Quality Meats, The Violet Hour, Nico coming soon)
Janet Isabelli: Founder, Isabelli Media Relations
Chris Johnston: Owner, Cheesie's Pub & Grub
Philip Mott: Kendall College
Nick Sarillo: Nick’s Pizza and Pub and author, Slice of the Pie
Analisa Terenzio: Director of Sales & Marketing, Protein Bar

The event takes place at Kendall College from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Kendall College. Cost is $20 for Illinois Restaurant Association members, $30 for non-members. For more information or group discounts, please contact Eric Fine at or calling (312) 380-4115.


All proceeds benefit the Illinois Restaurant Association Education Foundation.

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