Restaurant Leadership Conference

Thank you for attending Restaurant Leadership Conference 2024!

We look forward to seeing you April 13 - 16, 2025,
back at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa!

Elevate your business presence at the Restaurant Leadership Conference (RLC). Serving as the central gathering for executives from leading chains and up-and-coming brands to connect and forge partnerships, RLC is the catalyst for business expansion.

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Interested in attending next year?

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You have agreed to receive notifications for when the 2025 registration site and room block become available. If at any point, you would like to be removed, please contact Mark Hatch.

Attendee Information

You may also contact:
Mark Hatch
(Vice President, Trade Relations, Foodservice)

Interested in sponsoring next year?

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Plenty of in-person, print, mobile or customized sponsorship opportunities are available to you in 2025. Each inquiry submission will be reviewed thoroughly. Events do not have deadlines for sending in proposals.

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Sponsor Information

You may also contact:
Brandy Mulcahy
(Vice President, Sponsor Relations)



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