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RestaurantSpaces is an invite-only leadership retreat for restaurant development, design & construction execs.

This intimate forum was designed to bring together senior executives from the nation’s largest chains, in a casual setting for meaningful conversations and strategic sourcing opportunities.

Unlike other industry events, RestaurantSpaces is truly limited to a select group and programmed with an equal balance of educational, strategic sourcing and networking offerings. The agenda features thought-provoking talks from industry experts as well as a series of peer-facilitated small group discussions on the topics that are top-of-mind for today’s restaurant executives. Another key feature of RestaurantSpaces is the opportunity to schedule face-time with leading service providers and suppliers via our private event app.

In addition to business and professional development, RestaurantSpaces

also features a full agenda of unforgettable networking activities.

All of this combined with the laid back vibe of The Grand at Moon Palace – Cancun, will provide a setting that encourages the cross-pollination of ideas and establishment of meaningful relationships.

We look forward to collaborating with you in Mexico!


Michael P. Owens
Executive Producer // RestaurantSpaces

"Fantastic! I thought you hit it out of the park on this one! From content to group diversity to the length of the event."

Terry Long
Sr. Property Development, Design & Architecture

"Great event, loved the feel and energy that you developed."

David Fabian
Chief Development Officer

"Excellent all around. I really like the laid-back nature which allows everyone to really get to know each other better on both a professional and personal level."

John Dowaschinski
Chief Development Officer

Who Attends?

Participation in RestaurantSpaces is by invitation-only. Invited participants lead development, design, construction and operations for the world’s leading restaurant chains.

Job Titles Include:

SVP of Restaurant Development, VP of Design & Construction, Chief Development Officer, VP of Architecture & Engineering, VP of Technical Projects, VP of Facilities, VP of Operations.


Influence produces invitation-only events for real estate and facilities executives that are intimate, personable and highly interactive.

Our forums allow industry stakeholders to come together for honest and open dialogues around the challenges and opportunities facing their organizations today.

Genuine People. Honest Dialogue. Effective Collaboration.

See RestaurantSpaces '17 in Pics.