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Foodservice Distribution & Non-Commercial Forum

Join CRC’s Foodservice Team as we host our Foodservice Distribution & Non-Commercial Forum in Denver.

Our annual fall event brings together industry leaders to learn fresh insights and participate in high-level conversations about the future of foodservice. This year’s fall event will concentrate on the changing landscape and future trajectory of the foodservice distribution and non-commercial foodservice businesses.

At the Forum, we aim to create an atmosphere for robust dialogue centered on hot topics within the distribution and non-commercial foodservice industries including disruptive technologies, the challenges and opportunities from eCommerce, impact of GPOs in foodservice, and our outlook on freight/transportation costs to better equip attendees to face the challenges of tomorrow.

This event will have a special emphasis on two areas: 1) the contract management/GPO business and 2) foodservice distribution.

We are excited to announce that John Coker, SVP of Supply Chain Management at Compass Group USA will join us as a keynote speaker.

In addition, we will host a panel discussion with three executives from Guckenheimer, Creative Dining, and Parkhurst Dining to round out our insights into non-commercial foodservice.

Hotel Accommodations

Westin Westminster
10600 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CO 80020
(303) 410-5000

Reservations can be made by calling (303) 410-5000 or by clicking here.

Schedule of Events

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Steven Gojak

Foodservice Sector Lead & Partner, Cleveland Research Company

Steven is the Foodservice Sector Lead and Partner at Cleveland Research Company. His coverage includes the Foodservice industry specializing in generating proprietary research with a goal to identify trends and inflections that impact the financial performance and outlook across the food industry. Recently, Steven expanded Cleveland Research’s coverage to increase its impact on helping institutional investors and suppliers make more informed decisions. He is frequently invited to speak at numerous industry events and leadership conferences over the years both domestically and abroad.

Steven is a 2006 graduate of Miami University and currently lives in Concord Township, Ohio with his wife Jessica, and their two young children, Natalie and Evan.

Adrienne Moncrief

Market Research Associate, Cleveland Research Company

Adrienne Moncrief is a Market Research Associate on the Foodservice team at Cleveland Research Company, focused on writing research and hosting events. Adrienne is responsible for industry trend analysis and product development across the restaurant, distribution, and non-commercial foodservice channels, with the goal of providing business intelligence and actionable insights for manufacturers. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Writing and Strategic Communication and graduated summa cum laude from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Nick Fischietto

Research Associate, Cleveland Research Company

Nick is a Market Research Associate at Cleveland Research Company. He covers the foodservice industry, specializing in gathering channel insights to identify key inflections and trends within the industry. His focus is on helping both investor clients and manufacturer partners navigate the dynamic foodservice industry to make better strategic decisions and smarter investments. Nick holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from The Ohio State University. He is an avid Cleveland and Buckeyes sports fan.

Pete Mscichowski

Director of Macro & Data, Cleveland Research Company

Pete is the Director of Macro & Data at Cleveland Research Company. He leads the Macro team, connecting the dots between CRC’s bottoms-up channel research and top-down economic data. Pete previously worked for Global Economics Group, an economic consulting firm based in Chicago.

Pete holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. He currently lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

Chris Johnson

Transportation Analyst, Cleveland Research Company

Chris Johnson leads the Transportation Team for Cleveland Research Company – focusing on market trends and best practices across transport modes (international airfreight/ocean shipping, domestic US trucking, rail, and parcel). The team helps shippers understand real-time transport market trends to improve supply chain efficiency. Cleveland Research has been following the transportation + logistics markets for over 10 years.

Chris graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2008 with a degree in Economics and Political Science.

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Westin Westminster
Oct 3, 2018

Cleveland Research Company

1375 E 9th St #2700
Cleveland, OH 44114