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Keynote Super Session
Monday morning’s keynote speaker starts at 10:00AM!
Seating begins at 9:30AM

First Floor – Ballroom AB

In a highly entertaining presentation, a well-known business leader will offer tangible advice and inspire to excel.

Speaker and Topic TBA this Fall 
Check back for announcements on who is slated to kick off the Expo in 2019!

Event is included with an attendee or exhibitor badge.

Check out some of the great speakers and topics enjoyed at past events:

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Eric Chester, CSP, CPAE

Award-Winning Speaker and Bestselling Business Author

How great leaders ignite passion and why those people succeed.

Cat Kora
Iron Chef Cat Cora

Celebrity Chef, Restaurant Mogul, Author and Philanthropist

Balancing the demands of family, multiple high-profile businesses and Hollywood.

Andrew Zimmern
Andrew Zimmern

TV Personality, Food Writer and Host of Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods

The evolution of “bizarre” foods, sustainable eating and the work-life balance.

Jason Young
Southwest Airlines Trainer Turned Entrepreneur

The ultimate customer service experience.

Chef Richard Blais
Winner of Top Chef All-Stars and Star of Food Network's Hungry Games

Anecdotes on adventures along the road to success.

Seth Mattison
Workforce Strategist and Generational Expert

Unleashing the potential of every generation.

Donald Driver
Green Bay Packers All-Star

Inspirational message on overcoming insurmountable obstacles and reaching success.

Chef Rick Bayless
Winner of Bravo's Top Chef Masters and competitor on Food Network’s Iron Chef

The power of leadership and the importance of team building.

Craig Culver
Co-founder of Culver Franchising System, Inc.

Making a family business and independent restaurant into one of the country's fastest growing chains.

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