Unprecedented times demand

an extraordinary response.

At no other point in memory has the restaurant industry had to go through so much adversity and change. But history also teaches us there’s no better time to imagine a completely new way of doing things. Today, we have the chance to build a future better than anything we had before… but we have to do it together.

This is why we do what we do. RestaurantSpaces has become a place that the industry’s boldest leaders in development, design, and technology can truly collaborate and explore the great unknown ahead. 

Shying away from the impersonal nature of traditional conferences and trade shows, our intimate gathering is carefully curated and conducive to forging meaningful relationships and the spread of big ideas.

Who Attends?

Given the intimate format and strategic focus of the retreat, RestaurantSpaces is limited to senior leadership from the world’s top restaurant chains. Those with responsibility/influence over store development and technology.

Job Titles Include


Chief Development Officer, VP of Design & Construction, VP of Architecture & Engineering, VP of Innovation.

Chief Information Officer, CTO, SVP of Information Technology, VP of Technology, VP of Information Systems.

“It’s intimate, it’s personal, you can actually talk about things… I think you’ve got a winner.”

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Check out past event pics!

Amazing memories with industry friends.


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influence group produces invite-only leadership forums.

The opposite of a trade show, influence events are intimate, personable and centered around building meaningful relationships.

Genuine People. Honest Dialogue. Effective Collaboration.