Live Engagement

Engage Prospects with Networking, Sponsorship, Speaking and Other Live Connections

We know the importance of building relationships and that extends to business partnerships. Let us connect you and your team to prospects and industry professionals across segments and titles.

Live Engagement Services


Leverage content and audience amplification to generate excitement, promote attendee participation, and build awareness for the event.


Content capture from the event powers marketing promotions, while augmenting the live experience for attendees and a broader audience.


Extend post event presence to maintain the community, provide additional client resources, and reduce acquisition costs for next year.

Live Event + Digital Experience

CREATE: The Future of Foodservice

Restaurant leaders from the largest chains to the most innovative independent will come together to learn from leading thinkers and change makers, discover products and services that will transform foodservice, and connect with like-minded peers forging new paths to advance the industry.

For an industry where new solutions are needed due to challenging circumstances, CREATE is more than just a community, it is an interactive experience powered by Nation’s Restaurant News that fosters connection and conversation.

Live Engagement

Live Events

The Power List Reception

An invitation-only event that celebrates the 2020 Power List honorees and their accomplishments with prior year Power List leaders and other restaurant executives. An opportunity to truly connect with industry leaders in an intimate reception setting.

onsite with food management event

Onsite with Food Management

Onsite with Food Management provides an in-person event for noncommercial foodservice operators to connect and learn. Roundtable discussions focuses on the top challenges/opportunities facing non-commercial foodservice leaders. Food tours and unique culinary excursions lets operators visit multiple formats, hear from the inspiring minds behind the concepts during an interactive discussion and enjoy a delicious and unique dining experience.


MenuMasters is an invitation-only event for foodservice executives celebrating excellence in menu research & development. The MenuMasters Awards identify and recognize research and development executives and their respective foodservice companies for outstanding dedication and achievement.

Food Safety Symposium

NRN’s Food Safety Symposium features regulatory and research updates, keynote speeches, operator presentations and attendee roundtable discussions. In addition to discussions on the impact of trending products, attendees also share tips for effective training and best practices to safeguard delivery orders.

Custom Engagement Opportunities

Virtual Events

Virtual events bring professionals together into an interactive, online environment. Attendees engage with exhibitor content for up to 50 individual booths with live chat or by user-friendly, topic-based content zones.


A one-month program that educates industry professionals with on-demand webinars, editorially driven executive interviews, virtual demos and other related thought leadership resources.

Executive Q&A

Showcase the perspective of one of your executives in a 2-page content marketing asset are designed to provide readers with updates on your organization, your POV on current trends, or solutions to their biggest challenges.

Virtual Demo

Deliver a high-quality online demo to many prospects at once, from the comfort of your own desk. Leverage video, audio, slides assets and screen-sharing to  showcase value and answer questions.

Connect with prospects and clients in an engaging environment.